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Physics and Chemistry of Biological Systems

Alumni of the Molecular and Statistical Biophysics Group

Andrea Cesari
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  • Grad. Year: 2018
  • Supervisor: G. Bussi
  • Thesis Title: Enforcing ensemble averages in molecular dynamics simulations using the Maximum Entropy principle
  • First Position after PhD: Price Analyst @ Allianz SE
Nina Ilieva
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  • Grad. Year: 2018
  • Supervisor: A. Laio
  • Thesis Title: Computational Analysis of Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy Experiments on Native Membranes
  • First Position after PhD: Laboratory technician @ CIC biomaGUNE, San-Sebastian/Donostia, Spain
Mattia Marenda
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  • Grad. Year: 2018
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Topological Sorting and self-assembly of knotted molecules: models and simulations
  • First Position after PhD: MRC/UoE Cross Disciplinary Post-Doctoral Fellow @ Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh
Matteo Adorisio
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  • Grad. Year: 2018
  • Supervisor: A. Celani
  • Thesis Title: Search, navigation and foraging: an optimal decision-making perspective
Antonio Suma
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Lorenzo Casalino
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  • Grad. Year: 2017
  • Supervisor: A. Magistrato
  • Thesis Title: Pre-mRNA Splicing: An Evolutionary Computational Journey from Ribozymes to Spliceosome
  • First Position after PhD: Post-doc @ Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego (USA)
Luca Ponzoni
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  • Grad. Year: 2016
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Knowledge-based identification of functional domains in proteins
  • First Position after PhD: Post-Doc @ University of Pittsburgh - USA
Guido Polles
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  • Grad. Year: 2015
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Coarse-grained models for self-assembling systems
  • First Position after PhD: Research associate @ University of Southern California - USA
Ina Bisha
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  • Grad. Year: 2014
  • Supervisor: A. Laio, A. Magistrato
  • Thesis Title: Atomistic Study of Structural and Functional Properties of Membrane Proteins
  • First Position after PhD: Post-Doc @ LMU/TUM - Munchen - Germany
Francesco Di Palma
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  • Grad. Year: 2014
  • Supervisor: G. Bussi
  • Thesis Title: Conformational changes in the adenine riboswitch
  • First Position after PhD: Post-Doc @ Dipartimento di Fisica - Università Roma "La Sapienza" - Italy
Marco Di Stefano
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  • Grad. Year: 2014
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti, A. Rosa
  • Thesis Title: Structure and dynamics of entangled biopolymers: from knotted DNA to chromosomes
  • First Position after PhD: Post-Doc @ Centro Nacional de Analisis Genomico (CNAG) - Barcellona - Spain
Giuseppe Facchetti
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  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: C. Altafini
  • Thesis Title: Computational approaches to complex biological networks
  • First Position after PhD: Post-Doc @ Börries and Hauke Group University of Freiburg, Germany
Gianpaolo Gobbo
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  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: A. Laio
  • Thesis Title: Novel Approaches for an Unprejudiced Characterization of Rare Events
  • First Position after PhD: Postdoc @ B. J. Leimkuhler Group, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, UK
Luca Ianeselli
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  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: A. Laio; L. Casalis
  • Thesis Title: Development of a Miniaturized Electro-Fluidic Detector for Medical Diagnostics
  • First Position after PhD: Post-Doc @ Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste - Italy
Daniele Granata
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  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: A. Laio, M. Vendruscolo
  • Thesis Title: Characterizing structure and free energy landscape of proteins by NMR-guided metadynamics.
  • First Position after PhD: Post-Doc @ ICMS, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Duvan Franco Marin
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  • Grad. Year: 2013
  • Supervisor: A. Magistrato
  • Thesis Title: Computational studies on DNA Damage Recognition
  • First Position after PhD: Customer service executive @ Booking.com.
Luca Tubiana
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  • Grad. Year: 2012
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Equilibrium and kinetic properties of knotted ring polymers: a computational approach
  • First Position after PhD: R. Podgornik's group, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Zhaleh Ghaemi Bafghi
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  • Grad. Year: 2012
  • Supervisor: A. Laio, P. Carloni
  • Thesis Title: Atomistic Simulation Studies of the Permeation Pharmacologicallly Relevant Molecules Through Lipid Membranes
  • First Position after PhD: Postdoc, Luthey-Schulten Group, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, US
Nhu Trang Do
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  • 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
  • First Position after PhD: Postdoc, Karttunen's group, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Fahimeh Baftizadeh
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  • Grad. Year: 2012
  • Supervisor: A. Laio
  • Thesis Title: Atomistic Simulations of Short Peptides Aggregation by Advanced Computational Techniques
  • First Position after PhD: Postdoc, Trout's group, MIT, Boston, Massachusetts, US
Gianpaolo Chiriano
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  • 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-Alzheimer’s drugs
  • First Position after PhD: Research assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Salvatore Borganzone
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  • 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
  • First Position after PhD: Postdoc, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona, Spain
Pilar Cossio
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  • Grad. Year: 2011
  • Supervisor: A. Laio
  • Thesis Title: Protein physics by advanced computational techniques: conformational sampling and folded state discrimination
  • First Position after PhD: Postdoc, Hummer's Group, MPI, Frankfurt, Germany
Alessandro Bosco
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  • Grad. Year: 2011
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti, A. De Simone
  • Thesis Title: Mechanical response of ssDNA filaments and ss/dsDNA patches: experiments and simulations
  • First Position after PhD: Postdoc, L. Casalis' group, Elettra, Trieste, Italy
Raffaelo Potestio
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  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: C. Micheletti
  • Thesis Title: Coarse-grained modelling of protein structure and internal dynamics: comparative methods and applications
  • First Position after PhD: Max Plank Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
Roberto Marchese
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  • Grad. Year: 2010
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Mauro Melli
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  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: G. Scoles, M. Lazzarino
  • Thesis Title: Mechanical resonating devices and their applications in biomolecular studies
  • First Position after PhD: TASC, Trieste, Italy
Subhra Mandal
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  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: G. Scoles, S. Krol
  • Thesis Title: Polyelectrolyte based NANO-approaches for Cancer therapy or diagnostics
  • First Position after PhD: Dept. TumorImmunology NCMLS, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen,The Netherlands
Barbara Sanavio
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  • Grad. Year: 2010
  • Supervisor: G. Scoles, L. Casalis
  • Thesis Title: Oriented Immobilization of Prion Protein Demonstrated via Precise Interfacial Nanostructure Measurements
  • First Position after PhD: Elettra, Trieste, Italy