Stefano Mancini
  • University of Illinois
  • Molecular biology


Ph.D. in Science, Department Clinical Pharmacology, University of Berne, Switzerland, 2010

Current position

Postdoc at the Department of Fundamental Microbiology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland


  1. Veloso, T. R., Oechslin, F., Que, Y. A., Moreillon, P., Entenza, J. M. and Mancini, S. (2015). Aspirin plus ticlopidine prevented experimental endocarditis due to Enterococcus faecalis and Streptococcus gallolyticus. Pathog Dis 73(8).
  2. Veloso, T. R., Mancini, S., Giddey, M., Vouillamoz, J., Que, Y. A., Moreillon, P. and Entenza, J. M. (2015). Vaccination against Staphylococcus aureus experimental endocarditis using recombinant Lactococcus lactis expressing ClfA or FnbpA. Vaccine 33(30): 3512-3517.
  3. Mancini, S. and Imlay, J. A. (2015). The induction of two biosynthetic enzymes helps Escherichia coli sustain heme synthesis and activate catalase during hydrogen peroxide stress. Mol Microbiol 96(4): 744-763.
  4. Mancini, S., Abicht, H. K., Gonskikh, Y. and Solioz, M. (2015). A copper-induced quinone degradation pathway provides protection against combined copper/quinone stress in Lactococcus lactis IL1403. Mol Microbiol 95(4): 645-659.
  5. Mancini, S., Laurent, F., Veloso, T. R., Giddey, M., Vouillamoz, J., Vandenesch, F., Moreillon, P. and Entenza, J. M. (2015). In vivo effect of flucloxacillin in experimental endocarditis caused by mecC-positive staphylococcus aureus showing temperature-dependent susceptibility in vitro. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59(4): 2435-2438.
  6. Entenza, J. M., Giddey, M., Vouillamoz, J., Moreillon, P. and Mancini, S. (2014). Assessment of the in vitro synergy of daptomycin plus linezolid against multidrug-resistant enterococci. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance 2(4): 306-308.
  7. Abicht, H. K.*, Mancini, S.*, Karnachuk, O. V. and Solioz, M. (2011). Genome sequence of Desulfosporosinus sp. OT, an acidophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from copper mining waste in Norilsk, Northern Siberia. J Bacteriol 193(21): 6104-6105. (*Authors contributed equally)
  8. Mancini, S.*, Abicht, H. K.*, Karnachuk, O. V. and Solioz, M. (2011). Genome sequence of Desulfovibrio sp. A2, a highly copper resistant, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from effluents of a zinc smelter at the Urals. J Bacteriol 193(23): 6793-6794. (*Authors contributed equally)
  9. Solioz, M., Mancini, S., Abicht, H. K. and Mermod, M. (2011). The lactic acid bacteria response to metal stress. In: Tsakalidou, E. and Papadimitriou, K. (eds). Stress response of lactic acid bacteria. Springer, 163-195.
  10. Martinez, J.*, Mancini, S.*, Tauberger, E., Weise, C., Saenger, W. and Solioz, M. (2011). Regulation and structure of YahD, a copper-inducible alpha/beta serine hydrolase of Lactococcus lactis IL1403. FEMS Microbiol Lett 314(1): 57-66. (*Authors contributed equally)
  11. Solioz, M., Abicht, H. K., Mermod, M. and Mancini, S. (2010). Response of gram-positive bacteria to copper stress. J Biol Inorg Chem 15(1): 3-14.
  12. Stoyanov, J. V.*, Mancini, S.*, Lu, Z. H., Mourlane, F., Poulsen, K. R., Wimmer, R. and Solioz, M. (2010). The stress response protein Gls24 is induced by copper and interacts with the CopZ copper chaperone of Enterococcus hirae. FEMS Microbiol Lett 302(1): 69-75. (*Authors contributed equally)