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Details of Prof. Teresa Luciana Maugeri   


Gender female
Job title Full Professor
University of Messina, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences Salita Sperone 31
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Degree B.Sci,,Microbioliologist
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Pollution
Research Activities Microbial Ecology,Biodiversity of microbial community. Enzymatic activity. Marine hydrothermal vents.Associations between bacteria and plankton.
Research Region Central Mediterranean- Tyrrhenian, Ionian sea and Straits of Messina
Skills/Expertise Environmental Microbiology, Marine Microbiology,Marine biotechnology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Teresa MAUGERI)

Spanò A., Gugliandolo C., Lentini V., Maugeri T.L., Anzelmo G., Poli A., Nicolaus B. (2013) A novel EPS-producing strain of Bacillus licheniformis isolated from a shallow vent off Panarea Island (Italy). CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY 67, 21?29
MAUGERI T.L., LENTINI V., SPANÒ A., GUGLIANDOLO C. 2013 Abundance and Diversity of Picocyanobacteria in Shallow Hydrothermal Vents of Panarea Island (Italy). Geomicrobiology Journal (2013) 30, 93?99
G. Genovese, C. Faggio, C. Gugliandolo, A. Torre, A. Spanò, M. Morabito, T.L. Maugeri (2012). In vitro evaluation of antibacterial activity of Asparagopsis taxiformis from the Straits of Messina against pathogens relevant in aquaculture. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, vol. 73, p. 1-6, ISSN: 0141-1136, doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2011.10.002
Lentini V., Gugliandolo C., Maugeri T.L. (2012). Vertical distribution of Archaea and Bacteria in a meromictic Lake as determined by Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization. CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY, vol. 64, p. 66-74, ISSN: 0343-8651, doi: 10.1007/s00284-011-0028-9
Lentini V. Gugliandolo C., Bunk B., Overmann J., Maugeri T.L. Prokaryotic community structure and diversity at a shallow hydrothermal vent off Panarea Island (Italy) by Illumina high-throughput sequencing. 9Th International Congress on Extremophiles 10-13 September 2012, Sevilla, Spain.
Selim S.A., El-Alfy, Hagagy N.I., Hassanin A.A.I., Khattab R.M., El-Meleigy, Aziz M.H.A., Maugeri T.L. (2012) Oil-biodegradation and biosurfactant production by haloalkaliphilic Archaea isolated from Soda Lakes of the Wadi An Natrum, Egypt JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 6,
Maugeri T.L., Gugliandolo C., Lentini V. (2012) Siti di idrotermalismo delle Isole Eolie: ambienti ideali per lo studio della diversità microbica marina. BIOLOGIA MARINA MEDITERRANEA 19: 6-11
Gugliandolo C., Lentini V., Spano` A., Maugeri T.L. (2012). New bacilli from shallow hydrothermal vents of Panarea Island (Italy) and their biotechnological potential. JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, vol. 112, p. 1102-1112, ISSN: 1364-5072, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2012.05272.x.
GUGLIANDOLO C, LENTINI V., MAUGERI T.L. (2011) Distribution and diversity of Bacteria in the saline meromictic Lake Faro (Italy) as determined by PCR-DGGE of 16S rRNA gene fragments. Current Microbiology 62: 159-166.
GUGLIANDOLO C., LENTINI V., SPANÒ A., MAUGERI T.L. (2011) Conventional and molecular methods to detect bacterial pathogens in mussels Lett Appl Microbiol. 52: 15-21.
MAUGERI T.L., BIANCONI G, CANGANELLA F, DANOVARO R, GUGLIANDOLO C, LENTINI V, ITALIANO F, MANINI E, NICOLAUS B. (2010) Shallow hydrothermal vents in the Southern Tyrrhenian Sea Chemistry and ecology 26,285-298.
CRISAFI E., AZZARO M., LO GIUDICE A., MICHAUD L., LA FERLA R., . MAUGERI T.L, DE DOMENICO M., AZZARO F., ACOSTA POMAR M.L.C. BRUNI V. (2010) Microbiological characterization of a semi-enclosed sub-Antarctic environment: the Straits of Magellan PolarBiology,33,1485-1504.
FERA M.T., GUGLIANDOLO C., LENTINI V., FAVALORO A., BONANNO D., LA CAMERA E., MAUGERI T.L. (2010) Specific detection of Arcobacter spp. in estuarine waters of Southern Italy by PCR and Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization. Lett. Appl. Microbiol., 50: 65-70.
MAUGERI T.L., LENTINI V., GUGLIANDOLO C., COUSIN S., STACKEBRANDT E. (2010) Microbial diversity at a hot, shallow-sea hydrothermal vent in the Southern Tyrrhenian Sea (Italy) Geomicrobiol J 27,380-390
ARENA A, GUGLIANDOLO C, STASSI G, PAVONE B, IANNELLO D, BISIGNANO G, MAUGERI TL (2009) An exopolysaccharide produced by Geobacillus thermodenitrificans strain B3-72: antiviral activity on immunocompetent cells. Immunology Letters 123:132-137.
GUGLIANDOLO C., LENTINI V., FERA M.T., LA CAMERA E., MAUGERI T.L. (2009) Water quality and ecological status of the Alcantara River estuary (Italy). The New Microbiologica 32: 77-87.
MAUGERI T.L., LENTINI V., GUGLIANDOLO C., COUSIN S., STACKEBRANDT E. (2009) Bacterial and archaeal populations at two shallow hydrothermal vents off Panarea Island (Eolian Islands, Italy). Extremophiles 13: 199-212.
GUGLIANDOLO C., IRRERA GP, LENTINI V, MAUGERI TL. (2008) Pathogenic Vibrio, Aeromonas and Arcobacter spp. associated with copepods in the Straits of Messina (Italy).Marine Pollution Bulletin. 56,600-606.
FERA M.T., MAUGERI TL, GUGLIANDOLO C, LA CAMERA E, LENTINI V, FAVALORO A, BONANNO D, CARBONE M. (2008) Induction and resuscitation of viable nonculturable Arcobacter butzleri cells. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74:3266-3268.
LENTINI V., GUGLIANDOLO C. MAUGERI T. L. (2007) Identification of enzyme-producing thermophilic bacilli isolated from marine vents of Eolian Islands (Italy).Annals of Microbiology 57, 355-361.
FERA M.T., MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., BONANNO D., LA CAMERA E., PAPASERGI S., CARBONE M. (2007) Occurrence of Burkholderia cepacia complex, Ralstonia and Pandoraea species DNAs in the coastal environment of the Straits of Messina (Italy). Marine Pollution Bulletin 54, 803-808.
GUGLIANDOLO C., ITALIANO F., MAUGERI T. (2006) The submarine hydrothermal system of Panarea (Southern Italy): biogeochemical processes at the thermal fluids-sea bottom interface. Annals of Geophysics 49,783-792.
ARENA A., MAUGERI T.L., PAVONE B., JANNELLO D., GUGLIANDOLO C., BISIGNANO G. (2006) Antiviral and immunoregulatory effect of a novel exopolysaccharide from a marine thermotolerant Bacillus licheniformis. Int. Immunopharmacol.6, 8-13.
MAUGERI T.L., CARBONE M., FERA M.T., GUGLIANDOLO C. (2006) Detection and differentiation of Vibrio vulnificus in seawater and plankton of a coastal zone of the Mediterranean Sea. Res Microbiol., 157, 194-200.
GUGLIANDOLO C., CARBONE M., FERA M.T., IRRERA G.P., MAUGERI T.L. (2005) Occurrence of potentially pathogenic vibrios in the marine environment of the Straits of Messina (Italy).Marine Pollution Bulletin 50,682-697.
MAUGERI T.L., IRRERA G.P., LENTINI V.,CARBONE M.. FERA M.T., GUGLIANDOLO C. (2005) Detection and enumeration of Arcobacter spp. in the coastal environment of the Straits of Messina (Italy). The new Microbiologica 28, 177-182.
CARBONE M.. MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., LA CAMERA E., BIONDO C., FERA M.T. (2005) Occurrence of Helicobacter pylori DNA in the coastal environment of southern Italy (Straits of Messina). J. Appl. Microbiol.,98, 768-774.
LA ROSA T., MIRTO S., MAZZOLA A,. MAUGERI T.L. (2004) Benthic microbial indicators of fish farm impact in a coastal area of Tyrrhenian Sea. Aquaculture 230, 153-167.
MAUGERI T.L., CARBONE M.. FERA M.T., IRRERA G.P., GUGLIANDOLO C. (2004) Distribution of potentially pathogenic bacteria as free living and plankton associated in a marine coastal zone . J. Appl. Microbiol.,97,354- 361.
ARENA A., PAVONE B., GUGLIANDOLO C., MAUGERI TL., G.BISIGNANO (2004) Exopolysaccarides from marine thermophilic bacilli induce a Th1 cytokine profile in human PBMC. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 10,suppl 3, 1317 P.
FERA M.T., MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C.,BENINATI C., GIANNONE M. LA CAMERA E., CARBONE M. (2004) Detection of Arcobacter spp. in the coastal environment of the Mediterranean Sea. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70,1271-1276.
GUGLIANDOLO C., MAUGERI T.L., CACCAMO D., STACKEBRANDT E., (2003) Bacillus aelious sp.nov. a novel thermophilic marine Bacillus species from Eolian Islands (Italy) Syst. Appl. Microbiol.26, 450-455.
FERA M.T., MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., LA CAMERA E., BLANDINO G., CARBONE M.. (2003) In vitro susceptibility of Arcobacter butzleri and Arcobacter cryaerophilus to different antimicrobial agents. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 21, 488-491.
MARINO A., LOMBARDO L, CRISAFI G, GUGLIANDOLO C, NOSTRO A, ALONZO V, MAUGERI T. L.. Accumulation and elimination of Vibrio cholerae non-O1, Salmonella typhi, Escherichia coli and Vibrio harveyi by mussels.in: Molluscan Shellfish Safety. pages: 441-449.2003.Editors: A. Villalba, B.Reguera, J. L. Romalde, R. Beiras.
SCHIANO MORIELLO V., LAMA L., POLI A., GUGLIANDOLO C., MAUGERI T.L., GAMBACORTA A., NICOLAUS B. (2003) Production of exopolysaccharides from a thermophilic microorganism isolated from a marine hot spring in flegrean areas. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 30, 95-101.
CARBONE M.., MAUGERI T.L., GIANNONE M., GUGLIANDOLO C., MIDIRI A. FERA M.T(2003) Adherence of environmental Arcobacter butzleri and Vibrio spp. isolates to epithelial cells in vitro. Food Microbiol.,20, 611-616.
NICOLAUS B., SCHIANO MORIELLO V., MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., GAMBACORTA A. (2003) Bacilli from shallow Mediterranean marine vents producers of exopolysaccharides In: Recent Research Development Microbiology 7, 197-203.
MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., CACCAMO D., PANICO A., LAMA L., GAMBACORTA A., NICOLAUS B. (2002) A halophilic thermotolerant Bacillus isolated from a marine hot spring able to produce a new exopolysaccharide. Biotechnol. Letters 24: 515-519.
MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C. (2002) Indici microbici per il monitoraggio della qualità dell\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\
MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., CACCAMO D., STACKEBRANDT E. (2002) Three novel halotolerant and thermophilic Geobacillus strains from shallow marine vents. Syst. Appl. Microbiol.25, 450-455.
LA ROSA T., MIRTO S., MARINO A., ALONZO V., MAUGERI T.L., MAZZOLA A. .(2001) Heterotrophic bacteria community as pollution indicators of mussel-farm impact in the Gulf of Gaeta (Tyrrhenian Sea). Marine Environmental Research,52:301-321
CACCAMO D., MAUGERI T. L., GUGLIANDOLO C.(2001) Identification of thermophilic and marine bacilli from shallow thermal vents by restriction analysis of their amplified 16S rDNA. J. Appl. Microbiol., 91: 1-5.
MAUGERI, T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., CACCAMO D., LA ROSA T. .(2001) Biomassa e produttività delle comunità microbiche negli ambienti salmastri di Ganzirri e Faro (Messina) Biol. Mar.Medit., 8: 316-321.
MAUGERI, T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., CACCAMO D., STACKEBRANDT E. .(2001) A polyphasic taxonomic study of thermophilic bacilli from shallow, marine vents. Syst. Appl. Microbiol.24: 572-587.
CACCAMO D., GUGLIANDOLO C., STACKEBRANDT E., MAUGERI T.L. Bacillus vulcani sp.nov., a novel thermophilic species isolated from a shallow marine hydrothermal vent. (2000) Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 50: 2009-2012.
NICOLAUS B., PANICO A., MANCA M.C., LAMA L., GAMBACORTA A., MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., CACCAMO D. (2000) A thermophilic Bacillus isolated from an Eolian shallow hydrothermal vent, able to produce exopolysaccharides. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 23: 426-432.
MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C., CARBONE M., CACCAMO D., FERA M.T. (2000) Isolation of Arcobacter spp.from a brackish environment. Microbiologica, 23: 143-149.
LA ROSA T., MIRTO S., DANOVARO R., FABIANO M., MAUGERI T.L., MANGANARO A., MAZZOLA A. (2000) Meiofauna and benthic bacterial biomass in relation to organic matter content in a strong biodepositional system. Biol. Mar.Medit.,7: 239-246.
MAUGERI T.L., CACCAMO D., GUGLIANDOLO C. (2000) Potentially pathogenic vibrios in brackish waters and mussels. J.Appl. Microbiol., 88: 1-8, 2000.
BRUNI V., GUGLIANDOLO C., MAUGERI T.L., ALLEGRA A. (1999) Psychrotrophic bacteria from a coastal station in the Ross Sea (Terra Nova bay, Antarctica). Microbiologica 22,357-363.
LA ROSA T., MAUGERI T.L., GUGLIANDOLO C. (1999) Variazioni spazio-temporali della comunità picoplanctonica in un sistema di maricoltura costiero. Biologia Marina Mediterranea, 6, 322-324.
CACCAMO D., DI CELLO F., FANI R., GUGLIANDOLO C., MAUGERI T.L. (1999) Polyphasic approach to the characterisation of marine luminous bacteria. Res. Microbiol. 150, 221-230.
MARINO A., CRISAFI G., MAUGERI T.L., NOSTRO A., ALONZO V. (1999) Uptake and retention of Vibrio cholerae non O1, Salmonella typhi, Escherichia coli and Vibrio harveyi by mussels in seawater. Microbiologica 22,129-138.
GUGLIANDOLO C., ITALIANO F., MAUGERI T.L., INGUAGGIATO S.,CACCAMO D., AMEND J.P. (1999) Submarine hydrothermal vents of the Aeolian Islands: relationship between microbial communities and thermal fluids. Geomicrobiol.J. 16,105-117.

Created: 2001-10-12 Last Updated: 2016-06-16 by Teresa MAUGERI