Moises Di Sante, PhD

Senior Scientist, Molecular and Cell Biology

An expert in human stem cell biology, cardiac differentiation, and CRISPR/CAS9-based genome editing (ORCID, G. Scholar), Moises is building our library of human stem cells expressing fluorescent reporters.

Silvia Cavalli, PhD

Senior scientist, Chemistry and Materials Science

An expert in the synthesis and bioconjugation of soft materials of small molecules (ORCID, G.Scholar), Silvia is building our engineered cell culture platforms.


Francesco S. Pasqualini, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Industrial Bioengineering

University of Pavia

Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Via Ferrata 3, 27100 Pavia (PV), Italy

Phone: +39 0382 98 5458


Bio: I am an engineer of cells and tissues by training currently building a vertically integrated research team spanning Physical and Life Sciences.

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Sandipan Chattaraj, PhD

Post-doc, Biopolymer Physics 

An expert in polymer physics and coarse-grained particle dynamics (ORCID, G. Scholar), Sandipan is building our subcellular element modeling framework.

Ahmed Khalil

Post-doc, High-Performance Computing 

An astrophysicist trained in HPC-method for image analysis, Ahmed (personal GitHub) is building our imaging and modeling software pipeline.


Laura Pontarollo, MS

Research assistant, Pharmacology

A Pharmacologist by training, Laura is helping us build the reference hPSC library

Eloisa Torchia, BS

Master student, Bioengineering

Eloisa is working with us towards her master thesis: "Automated fabrication of engineered culture platforms for pharmaceutical research" 

Libera Chielli, BS

Master student, Bioengineering

Libera is working with us towards her master thesis: "Acidification and trafficking of intracellular vesicles" 

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Alice Albini

Projects admin

MD Communication & Media, UNIPV