Silvia Rapisarda

  I obtained my bachelor degree in molecular biotechnology and then my master degree in industrial biotechnology at the University of Milano Bicocca, Italy.  My first lab experience was an internship on the characterization of Ras specific inibitor. For my master thesis I joined Francesco Peri’s research group working on an interdisciplinary project, spanning from biology to chemistry. I mostly focused on pharmaceutical compounds screening and their bioactivity characterization. The

Florent Cochet (Marie Curie PhD student)

Florent Cochet obtained his bachelor in chemistry/biology and then his MSc degree in organic chemistry from the University Grenoble Alpes, France. During his studies he performed a first research project at the DCM (Department of Molecular Chemistry) in Grenoble, under the supervision of Dr. Sebastien Carret and Prof. François Poisson, studying the reactivity of ynol-ethers for the total synthesis of Lycorines. He completed his master thesis under the supervision of

Lenny Zaffaroni (Marie Curie PhD student)

Lenny obtained his Bachelor in Industrial Biotechnology from the University of Milan – Bicocca, in 2008. His thesis project’s title was “Screening of surfactant producing bacterial strains and molecular characterisation”. He completed his Master in Industrial Biotechnology at the University of Milan – Bicocca, in 2011. This includes a year of research performed at the University of Birmingham (England), in which he worked on his thesis project entitled “Recombinant protein