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

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff



Location: CNR - ISMN Bologna

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Atomic Force Microscopy
Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy

Curriculum Vitae

2002: Degree in Industrial Chemistry at the University of Bologna (supervisor Prof. B. F. Bonini), thesis: "Ferrocenoil derivati contenenti zolfo a chiralità centrale e/o planare per la sintesi di leganti e building blocks chirali"
2005 - 2007: PhD in Chemical Sciences at the University of Bologna (supervisor Prof. B. Samorì), thesis: "Design, synthesis and characterization of DNA supramolecular nanostructures"
2008 - 2010: Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Bologna working on In Singulo Force Spectroscopy of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins involved in neurodegenerative processes  
2011 - present: Research fellow at Italian National Research Council (CNR), Institute for the Study of Nanostructured Materials (ISMN) exploring the nanomechanical determinants of biological function in various systems 



Physical association of low density lipoprotein particles and extracellular vesicles unveiled by single particle analysis

- Lozano-Andrés E. - Enciso-Martinez A. - Gijsbers A. - Andrea Ridolfi - Van Niel G. - Libregts S.F.W.M. - Pinheiro C. - van Herwijnen M.J.C. - Hendrix A. - Marco Brucale - Francesco Valle - Peters P.J. - Otto C. - Arkesteijn G.J.A. - Wauben M.H.M.
Journal of Extracellular Vesicles

Data-Matrix Technology for Multiparameter Monitoring of Cell Cultures (Small Methods, 10.1002/smtd.201700377)

- Barbalinardo M. - Gentili D. - Lazzarotto F. - Francesco Valle - Marco Brucale - Melucci M. - Favaretto L. - Zambianchi M. - Borrachero-Conejo A.I. - Saracino E. - Benfenati V. - Natalini D. - Greco P. - Carlo M.G.D. - Foschi G. - Cavallini M.
Small Methods

Nanoscale Morphology of the PTCDI-C13/PMMA Interface: An Integrated Molecular Dynamics and Atomic Force Microscopy Approach

- Lorenzoni A. - Prescimone F. - Marco Brucale - Toffanin S. - Mercuri F.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Polymorph Separation by Ordered Patterning

- Cavallini M. - Marco Brucale - Gentili D. - Liscio F. - Maini L. - Favaretto L. - Manet I. - Zambianchi M. - Melucci M.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland)

Design and Development of Fluorinated and Biocide-Free Sol–Gel Based Hybrid Functional Coatings for Anti-Biofouling/Foul-Release Activity

- Sfameni S. - Rando G. - Galletta M. - Ielo I. - Marco Brucale - De Leo F. - Cardiano P. - Cappello S. - Visco A. - Trovato V. - Urzì C. - Plutino M.R.

Beyond the 2D Field-Effect Charge Transport Paradigm in Molecular Thin-Film Transistors

- Benvenuti E. - Portale G. - Marco Brucale - Quiroga S.D. - Baldoni M. - MacKenzie R.C.I. - Mercuri F. - Canola S. - Negri F. - Lago N. - Buonomo M. - Pollesel A. - Cester A. - Zambianchi M. - Melucci M. - Muccini M. - Toffanin S.
Advanced Electronic Materials

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