Physics and Chemistry of Biological Systems

Alumni of the Molecular and Statistical Biophysics Group

Antonio Suma
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Lorenzo Casalino
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  • business Postdoctoral Associate at Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego
  • Grad. Year: 2017
  • Supervisor: Alessandra Magistrato
  • Thesis Title: Pre-mRNA Splicing: An Evolutionary Computational Journey from Ribozymes to Spliceosome
Luca Ponzoni
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  • business Postdoctoral Associate University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Grad. Year: 2016
  • Supervisor: Cristian Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Knowledge-based identification of functional domains in proteins
Guido Polles
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  • business Postdoc, Frank Alber's group, USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Grad. Year: 2015
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Coarse-grained models for self-assembling systems
Ina Bisha
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  • business Postdoc, Iris Antes' group, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • Grad. Year: 2014
  • Supervisor: A. Laio, A. Magistrato
  • Thesis Title: Atomistic Study of Structural and Functional Properties of Membrane Proteins
Francesco Di Palma
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  • business Postdoc, Università degli Studi di Cagliari
  • Grad. Year: 2014
  • Supervisor: G. Bussi
  • Thesis Title: Conformational changes in the adenine riboswitch
Marco Di Stefano
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  • business Postdoc, M. A. Marti-Renom's group, CNAG, Barcelona, Spain
  • Grad. Year: 2014
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti, A. Rosa
  • Thesis Title: Structure and dynamics of entangled biopolymers: from knotted DNA to chromosomes
Giuseppe Facchetti
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  • business PostDoc, John Innes Centre - Norwich
  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: C. Altafini
  • Thesis Title: Computational approaches to complex biological networks
Gianpaolo Gobbo
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  • business Postdoctoral Associate, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, MIT
  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: A. Laio
  • Thesis Title: Novel Approaches for an Unprejudiced Characterization of Rare Events
Luca Ianeselli
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  • business Software Engineer at Lifeware
  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: A. Laio; L. Casalis
  • Thesis Title: Development of a Miniaturized Electro-Fluidic Detector for Medical Diagnostics
Daniele Granata
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  • business Postdoc, Structural Biology and NMR Laboratory, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen
  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: A. Laio, M. Vendruscolo
  • Thesis Title: Characterizing structure and free energy landscape of proteins by NMR-guided metadynamics.
Duvan Franco Marin
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  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: A. Magistrato
  • Thesis Title: Computational studies on DNA Damage Recognition
Luca Tubiana
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  • business Indicar postdoctoral fellow, University of Vienna
  • Grad. Year: 2012
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Equilibrium and kinetic properties of knotted ring polymers: a computational approach
Zhaleh Ghaemi Bafghi
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  • business Postdoc, Luthey-Schulten Group University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, US
  • Grad. Year: 2012
  • Supervisor: A. Laio, P. Carloni
  • Thesis Title: Atomistic Simulation Studies of the Permeation Pharmacologicallly Relevant Molecules Through Lipid Membranes
Nhu Trang Do
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  • business Postdoc, Karttunen's group University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
  • Grad. Year: 2012
  • Supervisor: G. Bussi, P. Carloni
  • Thesis Title: Investigating Peptide/RNA binding in Anti-HIV research by molecular simulations: electrostatic recognition and accelerated sampling
Fahimeh Baftizadeh
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  • business Allen Institute for Brain Science, MIT, Boston, Massachusetts, US
  • Grad. Year: 2012
  • Supervisor: A. Laio
  • Thesis Title: Atomistic Simulations of Short Peptides Aggregation by Advanced Computational Techniques
Gianpaolo Chiriano
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  • business Research assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Grad. Year: 2011
  • Supervisor: G.Legname, M.L.Bolognesi, M.Roberti, A.Cavalli, P.Carloni
  • Thesis Title: Computer- and synthesis-based approaches towards the discovery of novel BACE-1 inhibitors as potential anti-Alzheimerís drugs
Salvatore Borganzone
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  • business King's College, London, UK
  • Grad. Year: 2011
  • Supervisor: P. Carloni, G. Legname, M.L. Bolognesi
  • Thesis Title: Design, synthesis and molecular modeling studies of drug candidate compounds against prion diseases
Valeria Losasso
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  • business Department of Physics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Grad. Year: 2011
  • Supervisor: S. Gustincich, P. Carloni
  • Thesis Title: Computational studies on the protein alpha-synuclein: from disease-linked mutations to ligand binding
Pilar Cossio
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  • business Tandem Group Leader. Max Planck Institute of Biophysics and University of Antioquia, Colombia.
  • Grad. Year: 2011
  • Supervisor: A. Laio
  • Thesis Title: Protein physics by advanced computational techniques: conformational sampling and folded state discrimination
Alessandro Bosco
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  • business Karolinska Institutet - Stockholm
  • Grad. Year: 2011
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti, A. De Simone
  • Thesis Title: Mechanical response of ssDNA filaments and ss/dsDNA patches: experiments and simulations
Raffaelo Potestio
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  • business Researcher, University of Trento
  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Coarse-grained modelling of protein structure and internal dynamics: comparative methods and applications
Giulia Rossetti
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  • business Junior professor, Department of Oncology, Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: P. Carloni, G. Legname, A. Magistrato
  • Thesis Title: Molecular simulation studies of the prion protein: from disease-linked variants to ligand binding
Mauro Melli
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  • business Postdoc, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, California, US
  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: G. Scoles, M. Lazzarino
  • Thesis Title: Mechanical resonating devices and their applications in biomolecular studies
Subhra Mandal
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  • business Post-Doctoral Researcher, Creighton University, Pharmacy Sciences, Omaha, NE, USA
  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: G. Scoles, S. Krol
  • Thesis Title: Polyelectrolyte based NANO-approaches for Cancer therapy or diagnostics
Barbara Sanavio
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  • business Postdoc, IRCCS Istituto Neurologico C.Besta, Milan, Italy
  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: G. Scoles, L. Casalis
  • Thesis Title: Oriented Immobilization of Prion Protein Demonstrated via Precise Interfacial Nanostructure Measurements