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Petrina Delivani


Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at Trinity College Dublin, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Dublin Ireland, 2008

Current position

Postdoc in the group of Iva Tolic-Norrelykke, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany


  1. Kalinina, I., Nandi, A., Delivani, P., Chacon, M. R., Klemm, A. H., Ramunno-Johnson, D., Krull, A., Lindner, B., Pavin, N. and Tolic-Norrelykke, I. M. (2013). Pivoting of microtubules around the spindle pole accelerates kinetochore capture. Nat Cell Biol 15(1): 82-87.
  2. Sheridan, C., Delivani, P., Cullen, S. P. and Martin, S. J. (2008). Bax- or Bak-induced mitochondrial fission can be uncoupled from cytochrome C release. Mol Cell 31(4): 570-585.
  3. Delivani, P., Adrain, C., Taylor, R. C., Duriez, P. J. and Martin, S. J. (2006). Role for CED-9 and Egl-1 as regulators of mitochondrial fission and fusion dynamics. Mol Cell 21(6): 761-773.
  4. Delivani, P. and Martin, S. J. (2006). Mitochondrial membrane remodeling in apoptosis: an inside story. Cell Death Differ 13(12): 2007-2010.
  5. Adrain, C., Duriez, P. J., Brumatti, G., Delivani, P. and Martin, S. J. (2006). The cytotoxic lymphocyte protease, granzyme B, targets the cytoskeleton and perturbs microtubule polymerization dynamics. J Biol Chem 281(12): 8118-8125.
Protocols by Petrina Delivani
  1. Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP) in the Fission Yeast Nucleus