Position: Permanent Staff
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Fields of Interest and Expertise
Host-guest relationships in membrane mimetic systems.
Kinetic properties of the membrane bacterial protein Reaction Centre.
Ageing processes in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC).
Chimica Generale e Inorganica (LT Biotecnologie Agro-Alimentari, Univ. “La Sapienza”, Roma)
May 1985: Degree in Biological Sciences, at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (110 cum laude/110). Thesis title: "A simplified model of the endocellular compartment: the reverse micelles. Structure and dynamics of endomicellar water".
1989-1991: visiting scientist at ETH of Zürich in the group of Prof. P.L. Luisi working on the spectroscopic characterization of surfactants aggregates.
1991-1994: PhD in Chemical Sciences at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Title: "Physico-chemical characterization of a four component water-in-oil microemulsion and examples of its applicability to the solubilization of nucleic acids ". Advisor: Prof. M. Giomini (University of Rome “La Sapienza”).
1994-1999: Research fellow at the Centre for the Physico-Chemical Studies for Light-Matter Interactions of the Italian Council of Research (CNR) c/o Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Bari
1999-present: Research fellow at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
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