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Alberto Rissone


Ph.D. in Cell Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Torino, Italy 2007

Current position

Research Fellow at the National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA


  1. Rissone, A., Monopoli, M., Beltrame, M., Bussolino, F., Cotelli, F. and Arese, M. (2007). Comparative genome analysis of the neurexin gene family in Danio rerio: insights into their functions and evolution. Mol Biol Evol 24(1): 236-252.

  2. Parsons-Wingerter, P., Kasman, I. M., Norberg, S., Magnussen, A., Zanivan, S., Rissone, A., Baluk, P., Favre, C. J., Jeffry, U., Murray, R. and McDonald, D. M. (2005). Uniform overexpression and rapid accessibility of alpha5beta1 integrin on blood vessels in tumors. Am J Pathol 167(1): 193-211.

  3. Bottos, A., Destro, E., Rissone, A., Graziano, S., Cordara, G., Assenzio, B., Cera, M. R., Mascia, L., Bussolino, F. and Arese, M. (2009). The synaptic proteins neurexins and neuroligins are widely expressed in the vascular system and contribute to its functions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(49): 20782-20787.

  4. Rissone, A., Sangiorgio, L., Monopoli, M., Beltrame, M., Zucchi, I., Bussolino, F., Arese, M. and Cotelli, F. (2010). Characterization of the neuroligin gene family expression and evolution in zebrafish. Dev Dyn 239(2): 688-702.

  5. Neurexins and neuroligins: synapses look out of the nervous systemBottos, A., Rissone, A., Bussolino, F. and Arese, M. (2011). Neurexins and neuroligins: synapses look out of the nervous system. Cell Mol Life Sci 68(16): 2655-2666.

  6. Rissone, A., Foglia, E., Sangiorgio, L., Cermenati, S., Nicoli, S., Cimbro, S., Beltrame, M., Bussolino, F., Cotelli, F. and Arese, M. (2012). The synaptic proteins beta-neurexin and neuroligin synergize with extracellular matrix-binding vascular endothelial growth factor a during zebrafish vascular development. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 32(7): 1563-1572.

  7. Sood, R., Carrington, B., Bishop, K., Jones, M., Rissone, A., Candotti, F., Chandrasekharappa, S. C. and Liu, P. (2013). Efficient methods for targeted mutagenesis in zebrafish using zinc-finger nucleases: data from targeting of nine genes using CompoZr or CoDA ZFNs. PLoS One 8(2): e57239.

  8. Rissone, A., Weinacht, K. G., la Marca, G., Bishop, K., Giocaliere, E., Jagadeesh, J., Felgentreff, K., Dobbs, K., Al-Herz, W., Jones, M., Chandrasekharappa, S., Kirby, M., Wincovitch, S., Simon, K. L., Itan, Y., DeVine, A., Schlaeger, T., Schambach, A., Sood, R., Notarangelo, L. D. and Candotti, F. (2015). Reticular dysgenesis-associated AK2 protects hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell development from oxidative stress. J Exp Med 212(8): 1185-1202.

Protocols by Alberto Rissone
  1. Detection of Reactive Oxygen Species Using MitoSOX and CellROX in Zebrafish