Position: Permanent Staff
Phone: 0577 234-372
Fields of Interest and Expertise
Conformational Analysis of Biomolecules in Solution.
Host-guest inclusion compounds.
Ligand-Macromolecules Interaction as observed by Nuclear Relaxation Analysis.
“In vivo” NMR studies of cell metabolism.
Liposome as drug-carrier.
Dec 1993: Degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology, at the University of Siena (110 cum laude/110). Thesis title: "Conformation and Dynamics of Rifaximin and Rifaximin OR by NMR studies".
1993-1994: E.E.C grant on Environmental Assessment.
1994-1998: PhD in Chemistry at the University of Siena. Title: " Combined theoretic and experimental methods to define the conformation of biomolecules in solution ". Advisor: Prof. C. Rossi (University of Siena).
1997: Honorary Research Assistant in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the University College of London in the NMR group of Dr. Paul Driscoll.
1999-2002: Grant in Chemistry at the University of Siena. Title: " Conformational and dynamical analysis of macromolecules in solution and their complex with metallic ions". Advisor: Prof. C. Rossi (University of Siena).
2002-2005: Grant at the University of Siena. Title: " In Vivo 13C-NMR and Modelling Study of Metabolic Yield Response to Ethanol Stress in a Wild-Type Strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae ".
2006-present: Research fellow at the Dept. of Pharmaceutical and Applied Chemistry of the University of Siena.
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