Andrea Masotti

Bioinformatics, Genetics, Molecular Biology

PhD, MSc, BSc

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Awards and achievements (3)

  • Mar 2010
    Invited Speaker at the Workshop “MicroRNAs and their targets”, Charles Darwin House, London, UK with a talk entitled “MicroRNAs delivery with novel synthetic vectors and site accessibility in target recognition”
  • Apr 2009
    Invited Speaker at the Workshop "NANOTECH-Lazio", Chemistry Department, SAPIENZA University of Rome with a talk entitled "Nanospheres and Nanoparticles for DNA Delivery and Magnetic Resonance Imaging".
  • Oct 2008
    Editor-Selected Papers in Imaging. ACS- Bioconjugate Chemistry, Thematic Compilations (IMAGING) for the publication: A Novel Near-Infrared Indocyanine Dye–Polyethylenimine Conjugate Allows DNA Delivery Imaging in Vivo. Masotti, A.; Vicennati, P.; Boschi, F.; Calderan, L.; Sbarbati, A.; Ortaggi, G. Bioconjugate Chem.; (Communication); 2008; 19(5); 983-987. DOI: 10.1021/bc700356f


BSc (Chemistry), PhD (Chemical Science), Master (Bioinformatics).
Research fields: medicinal chemistry, nanotechnology, multifunctional non-viral drug delivery vectors, gene expression and post-transcriptional regulation (small, micro and long non coding RNAs), next generation sequencing, bioinformatics and systems biology. In 2004 I founded the Gene Expression - Microarrays Laboratory (Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome) which I am now leading.
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