Nicola Maghelli

Research Interests

  • Live-cell imaging.
  • Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM).
  • High content multidimensional imaging.

Current project

  • dSLM microscope
  • Multiple illumination/detection SPIM

Recent Publications

  • Kinesin-8 motors improve nuclear centring by promoting microtubule catastrophe

    Glunčić*, M.; Maghelli, N.*; Krull, A.; Krstić, V.; Ramunno-Johnson, D.; Pavin, N.; Tolić, I. M.
    *Equal contribution

    Physical Review Letters, 2015

  • Identification and regulation of a molecular module for bleb-based cell motility

    Goudarzi, M., Banisch, T. U., Mobin, M. B., Maghelli, N., Tarbashevich, K., Strate, I., et al.

    Developmental Cell, 2012

  • Single-molecule imaging in vivo: the dancing building blocks of the cell

    Coelho, M., Maghelli, N., & Tolić-Nørrelykke, I. M.

    Integrative Biology, 2013

Old Publications

  • Self-organization of dynein motors generates meiotic nuclear oscillations

    Vogel, S. K., Pavin, N., Maghelli, N., Jülicher, F., & Tolić-Nørrelykke, I. M.

    PLoS Biology, 2009

  • Optical near-field harmonic demodulation in apertureless microscopy

    Maghelli, N., Labardi, M., Patanè, S., Irrera, F., & Allegrini, M.

    Journal Of Microscopy, 2001

  • Polarization-modulation near-field optical microscope for quantitative local dichroism mapping

    Ramoino, L., Labardi, M., Maghelli, N., Pardi, L., Allegrini, M., & Patanè, S.

    Review of Scientific Instruments, 2002

  • Surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy on rotated sub-micrometer polymer gratings generated by UV-laser based two-beam interference

    Csete, M., Szekeres, G., Vass, C., Maghelli, N., Osvay, K., Bor, Z., et al.

    Applied Surface Science, 2006

  • Micromechanical properties of tobacco mosaic viruses

    Schmatulla, A., Maghelli, N., & Marti, O.

    Journal of Microscopy, 2007

  • Interphase microtubules determine the initial alignment of the mitotic spindle

    Vogel, S. K., Raabe, I., Dereli, A., Maghelli, N., & Tolić-Nørrelykke, I. M.

    Current Biology, 2007

  • Versatile Laser-based Cell Manipulator

    Maghelli, N., & Tolić-Nørrelykke, I. M.

    Journal of Biophotonics, 2008

  • Microtubules and motor proteins: Mechanically regulated self-organization in vivo

    Vogel, S., Pavin, N., Maghelli, N., Jülicher, F., & Tolić-Nørrelykke, I. M.

    The European Physical Journal - Special Topics, 2009

  • Optical trapping and laser ablation of microtubules in fission yeast

    Maghelli, N., & Tolić-Nørrelykke, I. M.

    Methods in Cell Biology, 2010

  • Axon extension occurs independently of centrosomal microtubule nucleation

    Stiess, M., Maghelli, N., Kapitein, L. C., Gomis-Ruth, S., Wilsch-Brauninger, M., Hoogenraad, C. C., et al.

    Science, 2010

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education:

  • June 2012-present
    Staff scientist in Eugene Myers group, at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG), Dresden
  • August 2006-June 2012
    Postdoc in Iva Tolić-Nørrelykke group, at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG), Dresden
  • November 2000-July 2006
    Ph. D. Student in Prof. Othmar Marti group. Institute of Experimental Physics, University of Ulm, Germany
    Title of thesis: “Mechanical properties of biological assemblies: Development of analysis instruments and methods”
    Download Ph. D. Thesis (7 MB)
  • June 1999
    Undergraduate student in Prof. Maria Allegrini group. Department of Experimental Physics, University of Pisa, Italy
    Title of thesis: “Development of an apertureless near-field optical scanning microscope with reduced artifact and increased resolution”