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.


               

Giulia Russo
PhD


Assistant Professor 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.


           

Valentina Di Salvatore
PhD


Post-doc at the University of Catania. Her 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.


   

Avisa Maleki
PhD candidate


PhD candidate at the University of Catania, MSc in molecular genetics. Her interest is focused on computational biology and vaccine design.


Elena Crispino
PhD candidate


PhD candidate at the University of Catania, MSc in chemistry and pharmaceutical technology. Her interest is focused on vaccine design (especially in pandemic/emegency situations) and medical devices.