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Fabrizio Ferrè

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: BIO/11 Molecular Biology

Curriculum vitae

Professional Experience

Nov 2014 – Current: Associate Professor of Molecular Biology. University of Bologna Alma Mater, Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology (FaBiT), Bologna – Italy

Jun 2011 – Oct 2014: Research fellow at the Centre for Molecular Bioinformatics (CBM), directed by Professor Manuela Helmer Citterich, working on computational genome analysis. University of Rome Tor Vergata, Department of Biology, Rome – Italy

Dec 2011 – Mar 2013: Research fellow at CASPUR/CINECA (Inter-University Consortium for the Application of Super-Computing for Universities and Research). CASPUR, Rome – Italy

Jun 2008 – May 2011: FIRB Researcher in the Biocomputing unit (directed by Prof. Anna Tramontano), working on structural bioinformatics and computational genomics. University of Rome La Sapienza, Department of Biochemical Sciences A. Rossi Fanelli, Rome - Italy

Nov 2006 – Jun 2008: Application Specialist II in the Stem Cell Program - Genomics Core (directed by Prof. Leonard Zon), working on comparative genomics and genome annotation. Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Hematology/Oncology Department, Boston MA - USA

Jul 2003 – Nov 2006: Post-doctoral research fellow in the Computational Biology group of Prof. Peter Clote, working on gene expression time series analysis and clustering, machine learning applied to protein sequences, and different aspects of RNA folding and biology. Boston College, Biology Department, Chestnut Hill MA – USA

 

Education

Nov 1999 – May 2003: Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology, working in the Centre for Molecular Bioinformatics (CBM), directed by Professor Manuela Helmer Citterich. Thesis title: “A computational approach to the analysis and comparison of protein functional surfaces”. University of Rome Tor Vergata, Biology Department, Rome - Italy

Nov 1992 – May 1999: B.S. – M.Sc. in Biology (110/110 cum laude). Experimental thesis in the Molecular Genetics lab, directed by Professor Gianni Cesareni, with the supervision of Professor Franco Felici. Thesis title: “Methods to modulate peptides exposition on phage capsids in libraries selections”. University of Rome Tor Vergata, Biology Department, Rome – Italy

 

Teaching

  • Genomica Computazionale (Computational Genomics) course, for the second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale, LM) in Bioinformatica (Bioinformatics), University of Rome Tor Vergata , academic years 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015
  • Metodi Informatici per la Biologia (Computational Methods for Biology) course, for the second cycle degrees (LM) in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Evolutionary Biology, and Human Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, academic years 2012/2013, 2013/2014
  • Genomica Funzionale (Functional Genomics) course, for the second cycle degree (LM) in Biotecnologie Farmaceutiche (Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies), University of Bologna Alma Mater, academic years 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019
  • Genomica e Medicina Personalizzata (Genomics and Personalized Medicine), for the first cycle degree in Biotecnologie (Biotechnologies), University of Bologna Alma Mater, academic years 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018
  • Biologia Computazionale (Computational Biology), for the first cycle degree in Biotecnologie (Biotechnologies), University of Bologna Alma Mater, academic years 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018
  • Bioinformatica (Bioinformatics), for the first cycle degree in Biotecnologie (Biotechnologies), University of Bologna Alma Mater, academic years 2018/2019
  • Bioinformatics, for the first cycle degree in Genomics, University of Bologna Alma Mater, academic years 2018/2019