Research interests:

Experimental models for the study of protein-nanomaterial interactions, molecular self-assembly at the nanoscale, nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine.

Latest publications:

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Recent book:

Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine, Methods in Molecular Biology, Volume 2118. Edited by Enrico Ferrari and Mikhail Soloviev, Springer Nature 2020


2012-current: Senior Lecturer at the University of Lincoln (UK)

2009-2012: Postdoctoral fellow at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge (UK)

2007-2009: Postdoctoral fellow at the Advanced Technologies and Nanoscience National Laboratory (TASC, Istituto Officina dei Materiali CNR), Trieste (Italy)

Research visits:

2008-2009: British council-Italy partnership programme, visiting researcher at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge (UK)

2006: MIT-Italy partnership programme, visiting PhD student at the Biological Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA)


2004-2007: PhD in Nanotechnology, University of Trieste (Italy)

1995-2001: Laurea degree in Agricultural Sciences and Biotechnology, University of Udine (Italy)

Research grants:

2015-2019: H2020-MSCA-RISE Immuno-NanoDecoder (Co-I, €441K)

2016: Tom West Analytical Fellowship, Analytical Chemistry Trust Fund UK (PI, £15K)

2009: British-Italian Partnership Programme for Young Researchers, British Council (PI, £6K)