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The 5th edition of Nanotech France 2019 International Conference and Exhibition

Speaker's Details

Dr. Lucia Gemma Delogu

Istituto di Ricerca Pediatrica Città della Speranza, Padua, Italy

Dr.  Lucia  Gemma  Delogu  has  been  an  Assistant  Professor  at  the University of Sassari (UNISS) since 2012. She received the Italian National Habilitation as an associate professor in Biochemistry.  She  leads  the  Laboratory  of  Bionanotechnology  in  the  Department  of Chemistry and Pharmacy (UNISS).  She received the title of Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She has worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (2007-2009) and was a visiting researcher at the Sanford-Burnham  Institute  of  San  Diego,  CA,  USA  in 2008  and  at  the Department of Health and Human Services at the NIH in Bethesda, MD in 2013. In  2011,  she  was  selected  as  one  of  the  “200  Best  Young  Talents  of  Italy”  from  the  Italian Ministry  of  Youth  (Rome, Italy). She has received several awards including the prestigious “Medicine, Biology e Nanotechnology Award” in 2012  from  the  Association  of  GianFranco  Del  Prete  and  the  “Bedside  to  bench  &  Back  Lecture  Series Achievement Award” National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA (2013).

She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Translational Medicine. She is currently Visiting Professor under the “Eleonore Trefftz program Excellence in Science” at Technische Universitat  Dresden, Germany. Today,  Dr. Delogu’s laboratory focus on the study of nanomaterials in the biomedicine scenario, with aparticular emphasis on:

1) their interactions with the immune system;

2) their potential use as contrast agents;

3) their application in space biology;