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Francesca Bonvicini

Assistant professor

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: MED/07 Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology

Research

Keywords: viral infections antiviral drugs virus-cell interaction antimicrobial compounds

I. Development of molecular methods and advanced diagnostic assays for the study of viral infections, with particular attention to parvovirus B19;

II. Gene expression analysis using oligonucleotide arrays and PCR arrays applied to the study of virus-cell interaction in model systems of medical interest;

III. Development of devices and analytical procedures "lab on chip" involving the use of luminescent tracers for the diagnosis of viral infections;

IV. Evaluation of the antiviral and antimicrobial activities of drugs and natural compounds.