Collaborators

Piero Marone Group

 

Piero Marone

Piero Marone is Head of the Microbiology and Virology unit at Policlinico San Matteo, Fondazione IRCCS, Pavia (Italy).

We are collaborating with Piero Marone and his group on the Genomic evolution and epidemiology research line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stefano Gaiarsa

PostDoctoral Fellow, Piero Marone Group

2014 – present: granted fellow, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia.

2014 – 2017: Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences, University of Milan.

April – June 2017: visiting Ph.D. student in the laboratory of Prof. Aaron Jex, Population Health and Immunity Division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

June 2013 – December 2013: granted fellow, University of Milan.

April 2013 – May 2013: granted fellow, University of Pavia.

2010-2012: M.Sc. in Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, University of Milan. Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude. Supervisor: Prof. David Stephen Horner / Prof. Daniele Daffonchio. Thesis: Genome reconstruction and characterization of a Plant Growth Promoting strain of Bacillus subtilis.

2007 – 2010: B.Sc. in Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology, University of Milan. Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude. Supervisor: Prof. David Stephen Horner. Thesis: Quality analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data and search of novel human microRNA candidates.

 

 

Carolina Ferrari

Granted fellow, Piero Marone Group

2017 – present: Master in Medical Statistics and Genomic Epidemiology.

2017 – present: Granted fellow, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia.

Tutor of Bioinformatics (LM in Molecular Biology and Genetics, University of Pavia) for the Academic Year 2017/2018.

2014-2017: M.Sc. in  Evaluation: 106/110. Supervisor: Davide Sassera. Co-supervisor: Dr. Francesco Comandatore. Thesis: Epidemiologia genomica di Klebsiella pneumoniae all’interno della Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo di Pavia nel biennio 2015-2016 (Genomic epidemiology of Klebsiella pneumoniae in the hospital Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia during the biennium 2015-2016).

August 2015: Forensic entomology workshop, Nj School of Conservation (Montclair State University) – New Jersey (USA).

2010 – 2014: B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, University of Pavia. Evaluation: 100/110. Supervisor: Dr. Valeria Meroni. Thesis: Il test Western Blot IgG ed IgM nella diagnosi della toxoplasmosi congenita (Western Blot test on IgG and IgM applied to the diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis).

June – July 2009: stage at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pavia.

 

 

Claudio Bandi Group

 

Claudio Bandi is Full Professor of Microbiology at the Department of Biosciences, University of Milan (Italy).

We are collaborating with Claudio Bandi and his group on different research lines:Genomic evolution and epidemiology,Genomic evolution of bacterial symbionts of eukaryotesMidichloria mitochondrii.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michele Castelli

PostDoctoral Fellow, Claudio Bandi Group.

2016 – present: PostDoctoral Fellow, University of Milan

2012 – 2016: Ph.D. in Biology, University of Pisa. Supervisor: Prof. Giulio Petroni. Thesis: Bacterial endosymbionts of ciliates: from biodiversity to comparative genomics

2010-2012: M.Sc in Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Pisa. Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude. Supervisor: Prof. Robert Vignali / Dr. Pamela Mancini. Thesis: XOTX proteins and cement gland induction in Xenopus laevis: a molecular study.

2007 – 2010: B.Sc. in Molecular Biological Sciences, University of Pisa. Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude. Supervisor: Prof. Robert Vignali. Thesis: Expression analysis of Xhmga2 in the retinal developement of Xenopus laevis.

 

Domenico Di Carlo

Ph.D. Student.

October 2018 – present: Ph.D. Student in Environmental Sciences, University of Milan.

November 2017 – April 2018: collaborator at University of Pavia (Davide Sassera Lab).

2014 – 2017: granted fellow at University of Roma “Tor Vergata”

March – December 2013: collaborator at the University of Roma “Tor Vergata”.

April – June 2011: training course in Social Statistics by Selecta Group.

2009 M.Sc. in Mathematics, University of L’Aquila.

 

 

Chiara Bazzocchi Group

 

Chiara Bazzocchi is Associate Professor of Parasitology at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan (Italy).

We are collaborating with Chiara Bazzocchi and her group on Midichloria mitochondrii.

 

 

 

 

 

Alessandra Cafiso

 

PostDoctoral Fellow, Chiara Bazzocchi Group.

 

2014 – 2017 PhD Student, University of Milan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giulia Chiappa

 

Ph.D. Student, Chiara Bazzocchi Group.

2018 – present: Ph.D. Student, University of Milan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olivier Plantard Group

Olivier Plantard

 

Olivier Plantard is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Animal health at ONIRIS, Nantes, France.

We are collaborating with Olivier Plantard and his group on Midichloria mitochondrii. Furthermore, Olivier Plantard and Davide Sassera are Co-Supervisors of Romain Daveu, Ph.D. Student in an Italian-French Project.

 

 

 

 

 

Romain Daveu

 

Ph.D. Student, Plantard – Sassera groups.

2017 – present: Ph.D. Student – Vinci Project by Italian-French University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giulio Petroni Group

Giulio Petroni

 

Giulio Petroni is Full Professor in Zoology at the University of Pisa (Italy).

We are collaborating with Giulio Petroni and his group on Genomic evolution of bacterial symbionts of eukaryotes.

 

 

 

 

 

Valentina Serra

2018-Present Post-Doc Researcher at the University of Pisa.

June – September 2018: Granted fellow, University of Pavia (Sassera Lab).

November 2016 – May 2018: Granted fellow at the University of Pisa.

2013-2017: Ph.D. Student in Biology, University of Pisa (Supervisor Prof G. Petroni).

April – October 2013: Granted fellow, University of Pisa, Department of Biology.

2012 – 2012: Ms.C. in Biology, University of Pisa. Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude.

 

 

 

 

Modified in date January 24, 2019 to fix some affiliation issues.