Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff

Email: berti@csgi.unifi.it

Phone: 055 457-3038

Location: Florence


Fields of Interest and Expertise

Nucleolipid Assembly.

Hybrid Nanoparticle/Lipid assemblies for Stimuli-responsive Drug Delivery.

Nanostructures Fluids for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage.

Interaction of Nanostructured Assemblies with Model Membranes.

Neutron and X-ray Scattering Techniques for Soft Matter.

Functional Dynamics in Phospholipid Assemblies.

Design of phospholipid-based Materials for Life Science Research.

 

Teaching

Chimica Fisica dei Nanosistemi (LM Scienze Chimiche, Univ. Firenze)

 

Curriculum Vitae

Mar 1993: Degree in Chemistry at the University of Florence and LENS (110 cum laude/110). Title: "Photoinduced Electron Transfer in organized systems: solvation dynamics".

1994-1997: PhD (Dottorato di Ricerca) in Physical Chemistry at the University of Florence. Title: "Molecular Recognition in Self-Assemblies". Advisor: Prof. P. Baglioni (University of Florence).

1994-present: Research activity at: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Department of Materials (Zuerich, Switzerland); Laboratoire Léon Brillouin in Saclay (France); Institut Charles Sadron, (Strasbourg, France); Laboratoire Leon Brillouin (Saclay, France); NIST Center for Neutron Research (Gaithersburg, MD, USA); NSLS, Brookhaven National Laboratory (Upton-Long Island, NY, USA); IPNS, Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne, IL, USA); BENSC, Hahn-Meitner Institute in Berlin (Germany); Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble (France).

1994-1995: Research Scholar at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Department of Materials (Zuerich, Switzerland).

1997-2000: Post-doc at CSGI Florence.

2000-2014: Research fellow at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.

2014-present: Associate Professor at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.

Unit

Publications

Ball milled glyco-graphene oxide conjugates markedly disrupted Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms

- Tricomi J. - Cacaci M. - Giacomo Biagiotti - Lucrezia Caselli - Niccoli L. - Torelli R. - Gabbani A. - Di Vito M. - Pineider F. - Severi M. - Sanguinetti M. - Menna E. - Lelli M. - Debora Berti - Cicchi S. - Bugli F. - Barbara Richichi
Nanoscale

Liquid-liquid phase separated microdomains of an amphiphilic graft copolymer in a surfactant-rich medium

- Castellvi Corrons X. - Gummel J. - Smets J. - Debora Berti
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

Interaction of nanoparticles with lipid films: the role of symmetry and shape anisotropy

- Lucrezia Caselli - Ridolfi A. - Mangiapia G. - Maltoni P. - Moulin J.F. - Debora Berti - Steinke N.J. - Gustafsson E. - Nylander T. - Costanza Montis
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP

Membrane Phase Drives the Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles on Biomimetic Lipid Bilayers

- Jacopo Cardellini - Lucrezia Caselli - Lavagna E. - Salassi S. - Amenitsch H. - Calamai M. - Costanza Montis - Rossi G. - Debora Berti
Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Lipid cubic mesophases combined with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: A hybrid multifunctional platform with tunable magnetic properties for nanomedical applications

- Lucrezia Caselli - Mendozza M. - Muzzi B. - Toti A. - Costanza Montis - Mello T. - Di Cesare Mannelli L. - Ghelardini C. - Sangregorio C. - Debora Berti
International Journal of Molecular Sciences

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