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

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff


Phone: +390303717555

Location: Brescia

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Biological surface- and nano science.

Nanomaterial interfaces in biology.

Natural soft nanoparticles (e.g. extracellular vesicles).

Nanomechanical and optical biosensors



Chemistry (BSc in Biotechnology).

Nanotechnology (part of the course of Protein Engineering and Nanotechnology, MSc in Medical Biotechnology).

Bionanotechnology (MSc in Science and Technology for Population Health and Wealth and MSc in Mechanical Engineering, CV in Biomechanics).

Member of the board of the Ph.D. course in Technology for Health.


Curriculum Vitae

1999: MSc, Physics at University of Torino (110/110).

2002-2003: Postdoctoral Associate INFM (Nat. Inst. of Physics of Matter)

2003: PhD, Materials Engineering at University of Brescia. .

2003-2004: Postdoctoral Associate University of Brescia 2010 and 2012: Visiting Professor MIT (Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.).

2013-2015: Key Scientist RCPE (Res. Cent. Pharm. Eng., Graz) 2005-2015:Assistant Professor of Chemistry University of Brescia.

2015- present: Associate Professor of Chemistry University of Brescia.



2000: Young scientist award (in research equipment) by Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Brescia.

2001: Young scientist award (in research equipment) by Brescia University.

2002: European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) young scientist award for research in micro- and nanocomposites.

2005: "Angelo Sandro Vezzoli" award (by Informatica Delta, Sethlans Spa.). Best Ph.D. thesis in nanoscience.



Synthesis and Characterization of a Biocompatible Nanoplatform Based on Silica-Embedded SPIONs Functionalized with Polydopamine

- Miriam Romano - González Gómez M.A. - Santonicola P. - Aloi N. - Offer S. - Pantzke J. - Raccosta S. - Longo V. - Surpi A. - Alacqua S. - Zampi G. - Dediu V.A. - Michalke B. - Zimmerman R. - Manno M. - Piñeiro Y. - Colombo P. - Di Schiavi E. - Rivas J. - Paolo Bergese - Di Bucchianico S.
ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering

On the surface-to-bulk partition of proteins in extracellular vesicles

- Andrea Zendrini - Guerra G. - Sagini K. - Vagner T. - Di Vizio D. - Paolo Bergese
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Human Microglia Extracellular Vesicles Derived from Different Microglia Cell Lines: Similarities and Differences

- Ceccarelli L. - Marchetti L. - Rizzo M. - Moscardini A. - Cappello V. - Da Pozzo E. - Miriam Romano - Giacomelli C. - Paolo Bergese - Martini C.
ACS Omega

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