Group leader:

Dr Enrico FerrariIMG_4499x800w

Short biography: BSc+MSc in Biotechnology (2001, University of Udine, Italy); PhD in Nanotechnology (2007, University of Trieste, Italy)*; Postdoc in Biophotonics (2007-2009, CNR, Trieste, Italy); Postdoc in Molecular Neurobiology (2009-2012, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK); Senior Lecturer in Biotechnology (2012-present, University of Lincoln, UK).

* PhD thesis: Enrico Ferrari (2007) “Optical Manipulation and Force Spectroscopy at the Cellular and Molecular Level by Means of Laser Tweezers”, University of Trieste (Italy), supervisor: Dan Cojoc

Publications: a complete list of publications is available on Google Scholar.

Current members:

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Past members:


Angela Saccardo, PhD student (Life Sciences, University of Lincoln)

Wenwei Ma, PhD student (Life Sciences, University of Lincoln)

Federica Caponnetto, visiting PhD student (Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Udine, Italy)

Giovanna Coceano, visiting PhD student (Nanotechnology, University of Trieste, Italy)

MSc by Research

Andrew Dye, MSc student

Lee-Anne McCarthy, MSc student