Ricardo Righetto

Current Project

Development of single particle approaches for membrane protein structure determination

Short Biography

Ricardo Righetto from Brasil joined the Stahlberg group at CINA in April 2015 and is a fellow of the Fellowships for Excellence International PhD Program of the Biozentrum, University of Basel. He has an MSc and a BSc in Electrical Engineering, both from the University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brasil.



Cryo-EM structure of native human thyroglobulin

Adaixo, R., Steiner, E.M., Righetto, R., Schmidt, A., Stahlberg, H., Taylor, N.

bioRxiv 2021.06.06.447243, (2021)

DOI: bioRxiv


Identification of a Dps contamination in Mitomycin-C-induced expression of Colicin Ia

Pipercevic, J., Jakob, R.P., Righetto, R., Goldie, K., Stahlberg, H., Maier, T., Hiller, S.

Biochim. Biophys. Acta Biomembr. 1863(7), 183607 (2021)




Structural basis of Focal Adhesion Kinase activation on lipid membranes

Acebrón, I., Righetto, R., Schoenherr, C., de Buhr, S., Redondo, P., Culley, J., Rodríguez, C.F., Daday, C., Biyani, N., Llorca, O., Byron, A., Chami, M., Gräter. F., Boskovic J., Frame, M.C., Stahlberg, H., Lietha, D.

EMBO J. 39(e104743), (2020)



High-resolution cryo-EM structure of urease from the pathogen Yersinia enterocolitica

Righetto, R., Anton, L., Rima, L., Jakob, R.P., Zivanov, J., Mahi, M.-A., Ringler, P., Schwede, T., Maier, T., Stahlberg, H.

Nature Commun. 11, 5101 (2020)

DOI: Nature Comm.


2015-2020, PhD Student and PostDoc

C-CINA, Biozentrum, Uni Basel, Mattenstrasse 26, Room P12, CH-4058 Basel, Switzerland

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