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

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff


Phone: 0577 234385

Location: Siena - STCDB

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Synthesis and characterization of polymeric materials and hydrogels for biomedical applications

Development of nanomaterials for biosensors and drug target delivery

Surface modification and surface analysis of materials

Conformational analysis of biomolecules in solution

Application of ToF-SIMS to the study of materials and biological samples



Basic Chemistry - General and Inorganic Chemistry with Stoichiometry - (First level degrees in “Chemical Sciences” and “Pharmacy” at University of Siena)

Nanomaterials and Nanocarriers (Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, PhD School at University of Siena)


Curriculum Vitae

1987: Degree in Chemistry at University of Florence.

1990: Visiting Scientist at Center for Controlled Chemical Delivery - University of Utah, at City University of New York and at Department of Chemical Engineering and Pathology - McMaster University (Ontario, USA)

1992: PhD in Chemical Sciences at University of Perugia

1992: Visiting Scientist at Department of Chemical Engineering - University of Washington and at Department of Materials Science - University of Alabama. 

1994: Researcher at Department of Chemistry, University of Siena.

1995: Visiting Professor at Department of Materials Science della University of Alabama in Huntsville.

2001: Associate Professor at the Department of Biosystems and Chemical Sciences, University of Siena




Generalized logistic model of bacterial growth

- Lo Grasso A. - Fort A. - Mahdizadeh F.F. - Agnese Magnani - Mocenni C.
Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems

A High Accuracy QCM Based Sensing System for in Water Ammonia Monitoring

- Fort A. - Lo Grasso A. - Landi E. - Mugnaini M. - Panzardi E. - Vignoli V. - Talarico L. - Marco Consumi - Agnese Magnani
Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering

Functionalized Hyaluronic Acid for " In Situ" Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibition: A Bioactive Material to Treat the Dry Eye Sydrome

- Burgalassi S. - Fragai M. - Francesconi O. - Cerofolini L. - Monti D. - Gemma Leone - Lamponi S. - Greco G. - Agnese Magnani - Nativi C.
ACS Macro Letters

Monitoring of the Viscoelastic Behaviour of Bacterial Biofilms Exploiting an Accurate QCM System

- Fort A. - Landi E. - Grasso A.L. - Mugnaini M. - Panzardi E. - Vignoli V. - Mahdizadeh F.F. - Agnese Magnani
2022 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, MeMeA 2022 - Conference Proceedings

Click-Chemistry Cross-Linking of Hyaluronan Graft Copolymers

- Saletti M. - Paolino M. - Ballerini L. - Giuliani G. - Gemma Leone - Lamponi S. - Andreassi M. - Claudia Bonechi - Alessandro Donati - Piovani D. - Schieroni A.G. - Agnese Magnani - Cappelli A.

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