Francesco Pappalardo
Group Leader


Associate Professor at the University of Catania. He was a visiting research scientist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and at the Molecular Immunogenetics Labs, IMGT in Montpellier. His major research area is computational biomedicine, with a special focus on immune system modelling.

Marzio Pennisi
PhD


Post-doc researcher at the University of Catania. His research topics include stochastic optimization techniques and computational methods for the simulation of the immune system.

Giulia Russo
PhD


Post-doc researcher at the University of Catania. Her interest is focused on computational modeling in biomedical sciences with a particular attention in modeling methodologies at the molecular level.

Santo Motta
Senior Scientific Advisor


MSc in Physics (University of Catania, 1970) and MSc in Applied Mathematics (University of London, Queen Mary College, 1971). Associate professor of Mathematical Physics (Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania). His present scientific interests are BioMaths, BioComputing and BioInformatics.


Giuseppe Sgroi
PhD Candidate


PhD candidate at the University of Catania. His course of study is oriented to data analysis, in particular, to Machine Learning and Neural Networks. His interest is focused on the development of biomedical applications.


Giuseppe Alessandro Parasiliti Palumbo
BSc


M.Sc. student at the University of Catania. His course of study is oriented to Networks/Data Security. His interest is focused on the development of biomedical applications.

Valentina Di Salvatore
PhD Candidate


My research activity focuses in particular on the use of specific bioinformatic tools in the data mining process, statistical analysis and interpretation of high throughput genomic data in the field of computational biology.