Position: Permanent Staff
Phone: +39 095 7385083
Fields of Interest and Expertise
Self-assembly of amphiphilic peptides on surface
Phospholipids on surface
SAM of Calix[n]arenes on surfaces
Dec 2003: Graduation in Chemistry, at the University of Catania. Title: "Bioactive metabolites from Sarcodon Leucopus”.
2005-2006: University of Catania fellowship on "Preparation and characterization of nanostructured surfaces by using self-assembling strategies of colloidal system ".
2005-2008: PhD (Dottorato di Ricerca) in Chemical Sciences at the University of Catania. Title: "A study of molecular self-organizing processes at surfaces". Advisor: Prof. G. Marletta (University of Catania).
2007-2008: Research activity at Westfalische Wilhelm-Universität Physikalisches Institüt Münster (Germany) Supervisor: Prof. Harald Fuchs.
2009-2010: CSGI fellowship on "Chemical methodology for surface biofunctionalization".
Since 2010: Post-Doc at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Catania.
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