Current members

Luciano Sacchi

Retired Professor of Parasitology VET/06 Parasitology (retired in 2014)

Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Pavia. Evaluation: 110/110.

2006: National coordinator of projects funded by MIUR-COFIN (Italian Research Ministry).

 

 

Emanuela Olivieri

PostDoctoral Fellow

2014 – 2018: Ph.D. in Healthcare and Experimental Veterinary Science, University of Perugia.

2011 – 2014: Research Fellowship, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale (IZS) dell’Umbria e delle Marche.

2012-2014: Postgraduate Specialization in Animal Health, Breeding and Animal Husbandry Production, University of Camerino.

2010 – 2011: Master Degree in Veterinary Public Health and Food Hygiene, University of Perugia.

2009 – 2011: Internship, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale (IZS) dell’Umbria e delle Marche.

2008: Licence to veterinary practice, Univeristy of Perugia.

2003 -2008: Degree in Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia. Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude. Supervisor: Prof. Giorgia della Rocca. Thesis: Studio epidemiologico sull’attitudine dei medici veterinari italiani alla gestione del dolore negli animali di compagnia (Epidemiologic study on the attitudes of Italian practitioners on pain management in companion animals).

 

 

Anna Maria Floriano

Ph.D. Student

2017 – present: Ph.D. in Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Pavia.

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

April 2017 – September 2017: granted fellow, University of Pavia.

2014-2016: M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics, University of Pavia. Evaluation: 109/110. Supervisor: Dr. Davide Sassera. Co-supervisor: Dr. Francesco Comandatore. Thesis: “Candidatus Fokinia solitaria”, endosymbiont of Paramecium sp. and first representative of a novel clade of family “Candidatus Midichloriaceae”.

2009 – 2014: B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, University of Pavia. Evaluation: 87/110. Supervisor: Prof. Paolo Iadarola. Co-supervisor: Dr. Anna Maria Bardoni. Thesis: Sviluppo di una tecnica proteomica per lo studio della malattia di Nasu-Hakola (Development of a proteomic approach to the study of Nasu-Hakola Disease).

 

 

Umberto Postiglione

Ph.D. Student

2018 – present: Ph.D. in Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Pavia.

2017 – present: Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Statistics and Genomics, University of Pavia. Internship at Anaxomics Biotech SL, Barcelona / CNR Pavia.

2014 – 2016: M.Sc. in Medical Biotechnology, University La Sapienza, Rome. Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude. Supervisor: Prof. Giulio Caracciolo. Thesis: Nanoanticorpi come strumento per il targeting cellulare (Nanobodies as tools for cellular targeting). Thesis carried out at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

2011 -2013: B.Sc. in Biotechnology, University La Sapienza, Rome. Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude. Supervisor: Prof. Alessandro Giacomello. Thesis: RT-PCR per la caratterizzazione di cellule progenitrici cardiache (RT-PCR for the characterization of resident cardiac progenitor cells).

 

 

Gherard Batisti Biffignandi

Ph.D. Student

Oct 2019 – now: Ph.D. Student in Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Pavia. Scientific Supervisors: Prof. Roberta Migliavacca, Prof. Davide Sassera

Dec 2018 – Sep 2019: granted research fellow at the Parasitology laboratory coordinate by Dr. Davide Sassera, Dept. of Biology and Biotechnology “L. Spallanzani”, University of Pavia. Topic: Bioinformatic analyses applied to the development of novel techniques for echinococcosis diagnosis.

Oct 2018 – Nov 2018: collaborator at the Parasitology laboratory coordinated by Dr. Davide Sassera, Dept. of Biology and Biotechnology “L. Spallanzani”, University of Pavia.

2016 – 2018: M.Sc. in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, University of Pavia. Evaluation: 99/110. Supervisor: Dr. Davide Sassera. Cosupervisor: Dr. Stefano Gaiarsa. Thesis: Oxford VS Pasteur: analisi bioinformatiche comparative per la valutazione di schemi MLST nel batterio Acinetobacter baumannii (Oxford VS Pasteur: bioinformatic comparative analyses aimed at the evaluation of MLST schemes in the bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii).

May 2016: stage at Medical Genetics Laboratory at the Hospital A. Meyer in Florence. Supervisor: Prof. S. Giglio.

2008 – 2016: B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, University of Pavia. Evaluation: 88/110. Supervisor: Dr. Giovanna Riccardi / Viola Scoffone. Thesis: Inattivazione di un operone codificante la pompa di efflusso RND-16 in Burkholderia cenocepacia (Inactivation of an operon coding for an efflux pump RND16 in Burkholderia cenocepacia).

 

 

Tiago Nardi

Ph.D. Student
2019 – present: Ph.D. in Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Pavia.

2017 – 2019: M.Sc. in Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, University of Milan. Evaluation: 100 /110. Supervisor: Dr. Francesco Comandatore. Co-supervisor: Dr. Matteo Perini. Thesis: Development of a novel culture-free HRM-based method for fast detection and typing of Serratia marcescens: bioinformatic analyses and preliminary results.

2012 – 2017: B.Sc. Medical Biotechnologies, University of Milan. Evaluation 93/110. Supervisor Prof. Valentina Bollati. Co-supervisor Dr. Laura Dioni.
Thesis: Expression of miRNAs in extracellular vesicles purified from amniotic liquid and tracheal fluid from fetuses affected by Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.

2009 – 2012: B.A. Psychological Sciences, Catholic University of Milan. Evaluation: 100/110. Supervisor Prof. Elena Marta.

 

 

Emanuela Clementi

Assistant technician (1992 – now)

1985: High-school Diploma (scientific studies) at Liceo Scientifico “C. Donegani”, Sondrio (Italy).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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