Gabriele Meloni

Assistant Professor - Chemistry & Biochemistry
Tags: Biochemistry and Chemical Biology Inorganic Chemistry

Professional Preparation

Postdoctoral Associate
Aarhus University, Denmark - 2014
Postdoctoral Associate
California Institute of Technology - 2013
PhD - Bioinorganic Chemistry/Biochemistry
University of Zurich, Switzerland - 2008
MS - Biotechnology
University of Milan, Italy - 2002


11. Metallothionein-3, Zinc, and Copper in the Central Nervous System - Other
Mutations in Superoxide Dismutase 1 (Sod1) Linked to Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Can Disrupt High-Affinity Zinc-Binding Promoted by the Copper Chaperone for Sod1 (Ccs) 2020 - Journal Article
The glutathione/metallothionein system challenges the design of efficient O2-activating Cu-complexes. 2020 - Journal Article
The Glutathione/Metallothionein System Challenges the Design of Efficient O 2 ‐Activating Copper Complexes 2020 - Journal Article
Transmembrane Cu(i) P-type ATPase pumps are electrogenic uniporters 2020 - Journal Article
The ABC exporter IrtAB imports and reduces mycobacterial siderophores. 2020 - Journal Article
Coordination promiscuity guarantees metal substrate selection in transmembrane primary-active Zn2+ pumps 2019 - Journal Article
A Responsive Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agent for Detection of Excess Copper(II) in the Liver In Vivo 2019 - Journal Article
IroT/MavN Is a Legionella Transmembrane Fe(II) Transporter: Metal Selectivity and Translocation Kinetics Revealed by in Vitro Real-Time Transport 2019 - Journal Article
Ratiometric two-photon microscopy reveals attomolar copper buffering in normal and Menkes mutant cells 2019 - Journal Article


Maximizing Investigators' Research Award - National Institute of General Medical Sciences - NIH [2018]
Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship Award - European Commission [2011]
Fellowship for Prospective Researchers - Swiss National Science Foundation [2009]

News Articles

UT Dallas Chemistry Professors Receive Welch Foundation Grants
Two UT Dallas faculty members in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry — Dr. Sheel Dodani BS’07 and Dr. Gabriele Meloni — are recipients of three-year, $195,000 grants from the Welch Foundation to support research geared toward improving the understanding of cellular function.
Grants Maximize the Potential of Pair of Biochemistry Investigations
Dr. Sheel Dodani BS’07 and Dr. Gabriele Meloni, both assistant professors of chemistry at UT Dallas, received the NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award for Early Stage Investigators to support their respective work.