Dr. Inbal Abutbul Ionita

Dr Inbal IonitaDr. Inbal Abutbul Ionita received her PhD from the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering at the Technion, under the supervision of Prof. Dganit Danino. Her main interests are: Structure-function relations of membrane proteins, Membrane fusion and fission and Viral membrane fusion.

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Dong, Y., Dorkin, J., Wang, W., Chang, P., Webber, M., Tang, B., Abutbul-Ionita, I., Danino, D., DeRosa, F., Heartlein, M., Langer, R. & Anderson, D. (2016). Poly(glycoamidoamine) Brushes Formulated Nanomaterials for Systemic siRNA and mRNA Delivery in Vivo. Nano Lett, 16(2), 842-848.

Turovsky, T., Portnaya, I., Kesselman, E., Ionita-Abutbul, I., Dan, N., & Danino, D.(2015). Effect of temperature and loading on the structure of beta-casein/ibuprofen assemblies. J Colloid Interface Sci, 449, 514-521.

Abutbul-Ionita, I., Rujiviphat, J., Nir, I., McQuibban, G. A., & Danino, D. (2012). Membrane tethering and nucleotide-dependent conformational changes drive mitochondrial genome maintenance (Mgm1) protein-mediated membrane fusion. J Biol Chem, 287(44), 36634-36638.

von der Malsburg, A., Abutbul-Ionita, I., Haller, O., Kochs, G., & Danino, D. (2011). Stalk domain of the dynamin-like MxA GTPase protein mediates membrane binding and liposome tubulation via the unstructured L4 loop. J Biol Chem, 286(43), 37858-37865.

Avinoam, O., Fridman, K., Valansi, C., Abutbul, I., Zeev-Ben-Mordehai, T., Maurer, U. E., Danino D, Grünewald, K., White, J. M. ,& Podbilewicz, B. (2011). Conserved eukaryotic fusogens can fuse viral envelopes to cells. Science, 332(6029), 589-592.

Hamley, I. W., Castelletto, V., Moulton, C., Myatt, D., Siligardi, G., Oliveira, C. L. P., Pedersen, J.S., Abutbul, I., & Danino D. (2010). Self-Assembly of a Modified Amyloid Peptide Fragment: pH-Responsiveness and Nematic Phase Formation. Macromol Biosci, 10(1), 40-48.