Emanuela Noris

Master in Agricultural Science in 1986; PhD in Cell Biology and Immunology. Researcher at Istituto Guido Donegani, SpA Montedison/Enichem; Researcher at IVV CNR since 2001. Author of above 35 in international journals (h-index 2012 = 18, WoS). Co-author of 3 international patents.

Scientific interests: molecular biology of plant viruses, mainly geminiviruses inducing Tomato yellow leaf curl disease; gene function of geminivirus proteins, including the Replication associated protein and the coat protein and its role in virion formation and virus transmission by insects; Virus resistance and plant-virus response, including gene silencing. Responsible of the CNR RSTL Plant Biotechnology for Human Health and  participant in the European Project “Plant production of vaccines”, aimed at using plants as biofactories to express proteins useful in medical and veterinary field.



Articles and book chapters since 2008

  • 2018 - Virus-mediated export of chromosomal DNA in plants - Catoni M., Noris E., Vaira A.M., Jonesman T., Matic S., Soleimani R., Behjatnia S.A.A., Vinals N., Paszkowski J., Accotto G.P. - Nature communications , volume 9
  • 2017 - Pyramiding Ty-1/Ty-3 and Ty-2 in tomato hybrids dramatically inhibits symptom expression and accumulation of tomato yellow leaf curl disease inducing viruses - Tabein S., Behjatnia S.A.A., Laviano L., Pecchioni N., Accotto G.P., Noris E., Miozzi L. - Archiv Für Phytopathologie Und Pflanzenschutz , 50: 213-227
  • 2017 - The C2 protein of tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus acts as a pathogenicity determinant and a 16-amino acid domain is responsible for inducing a hypersensitive response in plants - Matic S., Pegoraro M., Noris E. - Virus Research , 215: 12-19
  • 2017 - Deep Sequencing Data and Infectivity Assays Indicate that Chickpea Chlorotic Dwarf Virus is the Etiological Agent of the “Hard Fruit Syndrome” of Watermelon - Zaagueri T., Miozzi L., Mnari-Hattab M., Noris E., Accotto G.P., Vaira A.M. - Viruses , volume 9
  • 2017 - In silico prediction of miRNAs targeting ToLCVand their regulation in susceptible and resistant tomato plants - Tousi N., Eini O., Ahmadvand R., Carra A., Miozzi L., Noris E., Accotto G.P. - Australasian Plant Pathology , 46: 379-386
  • 2017 - Cloning and Expression Analysis of Human Amelogenin in Nicotiana benthamiana Plants by Means of a Transient Expression System - Pegoraro M., Matic S., Pergolizzi B., Iannarelli L., Rossi A.M., Morra M., Noris E. - Molecular Biotechnology ,
  • 2016 - A nuclear-replicating viroid antagonizes infectivity and accumulation of a geminivirus by upregulating methylationrelated genes and inducing hypermethylation of viral DNA - Torchetti E.M., Pegoraro M., Navarro B., Catoni M., Di Serio F., Noris E. - Scientific Reports ,
  • 2015 - The rat ErbB2 tyrosine kinase receptor produced in plants is immunogenic in mice and confers protective immunity against ErbB2+ mammary cancer - Matic S., Quaglino E., Arata L., Riccardo F., Pegoraro M., Vallino M., Cavallo F., Noris E. - Plant Biotechnology Journal (Online), 1-7
  • 2015 - Real-time PCR protocols for the quantification of the Begomovirus tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus in tomato plants and in its insect vector - Noris E., Miozzi L. - Plant Virology Protocols New Approaches to Detect Viruses and Host Responses - Editor: Humana Press Inc., Totowa (USA), 61-72
  • 2015 - In planta produced virus-like particles as candidate vaccines - Matic S, Noris E. - Applied Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, 1st Edition, 73-82
  • 2013 - The use of transient expression systems for the rapid production of virus-like particles in plants. - Thuenemann E.C., Lenzi P., Love A.J., Taliansky M., Bécares M., Zuñiga S., Enjuanes L., Zahmanova G.G., Minkov I.N., Matić S., Noris E., Meyers A., Hattingh A., Rybicki E.P., Kiselev O.I., Ravin N.V., Eldarov M.A., Skryabin K.G., Lomonossoff G.P. - Current Pharmaceutical Design, 19:5564-5573
  • 2013 - Analysis of small RNAs derived from tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus reveals a cross reaction between the major viral hotspot and the plant host genome - Miozzi L., Pantaleo V., Burgyán J., Accotto G.P., Noris E. - Virus Research, 178:287-296
  • 2012 - Comparative analysis of recombinant Human Papillomavirus 8 L1 production in plants by a variety of expression systems and purification methods - Matic S., Masenga V., Poli A., Rinaldi R., Milne R.g., Vecchiati M., Noris E. - Plant Biotechnology Journal, 10:410-421
  • 2011 - On the alleged origin of geminiviruses from extrachromosomal DNAs of phytoplasmas - Saccardo F., Cettul E., Palmano S., Noris E., Firrao G. - Bmc Evolutionary Biology (00519NN), 11: 185-196
  • 2011 - Efficient production of chimeric Human papillomavirus 16 L1 protein bearing the M2e influenza epitope in Nicotiana benthamiana plants - Matic S., Rinaldi R., Masenga V., Noris E. - Bmc Biotechnology (00045NN), 11: 106
  • 2011 - RNA viruses and their silencing suppressors boost Abutilon mosaic virus, but not the Old World Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus - Sardo L., Wege C., Kober S., Kocher C., Accotto G.P., Noris E. - Virus Research (06153J0), 161: 170-180
  • 2011 - An RGG sequence in the replication-associated protein (Rep) of Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus is involved in transcriptional repression and severely impacts resistance in Rep-expressing plants - Sardo L., Lucioli A., Tavazza M., Masenga V., Tavazza R., Accotto G.P., Noris E. - Journal Of General Virology (54890J0), 92: 204-209
  • 2011 - A human papillomavirus 8 E7 protein produced in plants is able to trigger the mouse immune system and delay the development of skin lesions - Noris E., Poli A. C., Cojoca R., Ritta' M., Cavallo F., Vaglio S., Matic S., Landolfo S. - Archives Of Virology (15471J0), 156: 587-595
  • 2009 - Virion stability is important for the circulative transmission of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Sardinia virus by Bemisia tabaci, but virion access to salivary glands does not guarantee transmissibility. - Caciagli P., Medina Piles V., Marian D., Vecchiati M., Masenga V., Mason G., Falcioni T., Noris E. - Journal of Virology, 83:5784–5795
  • 2009 - Two new natural begomovirus recombinants associated with the tomato yellow leaf curl disease co-exist with parental viruses in tomato epidemics in Italy - Davino S., Napoli C., Dellacroce C., Miozzi L., Noris E., Davino M., Accotto G.P. - Virus Research, 143:15-23
  • 2008 - Potentiality of Methylation-sensitive Amplification Polymorphism (MSAP) in Identifying Genes Involved in Tomato Response to Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Sardinia Virus - Mason G., Noris E., Lanteri S., Acquadro A., Accotto G.p., Portis E. - Plant Molecular Biology Reporter (11449J0), 26: 156-173
  • 2008 - Real-time PCR for the quantitation of tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus in tomato plants and in Bemisia tabaci - Mason G., Caciagli P., Accotto G.p., Noris E., - Journal Of Virological Methods (03232J0), 147: 282-289
  • 2008 - Strategies for antiviral resistance in transgenic plants - Prins M. , Laimer M., Noris E., Schubert J., Wassenegger M, Tepfer M. - Molecular Plant Pathology (13843J0), 9(1): 73-83