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

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff


Phone: 055 457-3017

Location: Florence

Fields of Interest and Expertise


Gene Delivery Systems.

Lipid Systems as Membrane Models.


Curriculum Vitae

Jul 2006: Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, at the University of Florence (110 cum laude/110). Title: "Synthesis and Characterization of New Organic Gelators".

Oct 2009: Master Degree in Chemistry, at the University of Florence (110 cum laude/110). Title: "Nucleolipids-Nucleic Acids Hybrid Systems: Preparation and characterization".

2010-present: PhD in Chemical Sciences at the University of Florence. Title: "Nucleolipids Self-Assemblies as Gene Delivery Systems". Advisor: Prof. P. Baglioni (University of Florence).

Oct-Dec 2011: Studies at Institut Laue Langevin in Grenoble (France).



Engineering the interaction of short antimicrobial peptides with bacterial barriers

- Costanza Montis - Marelli E. - Francesco Valle - Baldelli Bombelli F. - Pigliacelli C.
Molecular Systems Design and Engineering

Morphology and thermal transitions of self-assembled NIPAM-DMA copolymers in aqueous media depend on copolymer composition profile

- Farias-Mancilla B. - Arianna Balestri - Zhang J. - Frielinghaus H. - Debora Berti - Costanza Montis - Destarac M. - Schubert U.S. - Guerrero-Sanchez C. - Harrisson S. - Lonetti B.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

PNIPAM-stabilized cubosomes as fusogenic delivery nanovectors for anticancer applications

- Arianna Balestri - Gibot L. - Amenitisch H. - Cervelli L. - Costanza Montis - Lonetti B. - Debora Berti
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Role of Curvature-Sensing Proteins in the Uptake of Nanoparticles with Different Mechanical Properties

- Montizaan D. - Saunders C. - Yang K. - Sasidharan S. - Maity S. - Reker-Smit C. - Stuart M.C.A. - Costanza Montis - Debora Berti - Roos W.H. - Salvati A.

Bacterial lipids drive compartmentalization on the nanoscale

- De Nicola A. - Costanza Montis - Donati G. - Molinaro A. - Silipo A. - Arianna Balestri - Debora Berti - Di Lorenzo F. - Zhu Y.L. - Milano G.

Thermo-responsive lipophilic NIPAM-based block copolymers as stabilizers for lipid-based cubic nanoparticles

- Arianna Balestri - Lonetti B. - Harrisson S. - Farias-Mancilla B. - Zhang J. - Amenitsch H. - Schubert U.S. - Guerrero-Sanchez C. - Costanza Montis - Debora Berti
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

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