May 16th

Oral Presentations


V SESSION:  Tissues Chair: Francesca Romana Bertani, Marialilia Pea


9.15-9.45  Invited Talk: Enrico Gratton (University of California Irvine)

Applications of FLIM to tissue microscopy

9.45  -10.00 Michael Di Gioacchino (Università degli Studi Roma Tre)

Nanoscale myelin ultrastructural dynamics from out-of-equilibrium functional state to degraded state

10.00 -10.15 Silvia Tommasin (Sapienza University Dept Human Neuroscience)

Evaluation of 5-year disease progression in multiple sclerosis via magnetic-resonance-based deep learning techniques.

10.15-10.30 Laura Maugeri (Fondazione Santa Lucia IRCCS)

Neuronal and tissue damages in a mouse spinal cord models of injury imaged by means of High-Resolution X-Ray Phase Contrast Micro-Tomography

10.30-10.45 Francesca Di Stadio & Alessandra Maiuro (CNR-ISC)  

Gaussian and non-Gaussian diffusion NMR imaging for endometrial carcinoma diagnosis


In vivo placenta diagnosis by water diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging


10.45-11.15 Coffee Break sponsored by PI


VI SESSION: Organisms&Systems Chair: Luca Businaro, Annamaria Gerardino


11.15-11.45 CANCELED Invited Talk: Francesco Loreto (CNR Bio-Agrifood Sciences Department)

On the multiple and overlooked functions of volatile isoprenoids in plant communication, defence, and interaction with the environment

11.15-11-45 Guido Caldarelli  (IMT Alti Studi Lucca)

Network of Plants

11.30-11-45 Tommaso Gili (IMT Alti Studi Lucca)

Brain network topology in schizophrenia: mapping the dysfunctional substrates of the illness

12.00-12.15 Carlo Massimo Casciola (Sapienza Università di Roma Dipartimento Ingegneria Meccanica e Aerospaziale)

A blood-vessel-on-a-chip for cavitation enhanced endothelial permeability

12.15-12.30 Edoardo Milanetti (Sapienza University Dept of Physics)

Estimation of effective brain connectivity using a recurrent neural network model on magnetoencephalography data

12.30-12.45 Fabrizio Bardelli  (CNR-Nanotec)

 Asbestos bodies in human lung tissue studied with synchrotron radiation induced fluorescence and phase contrast tomography


12:45-14.00 Lunch & Poster session 4


14.00 -14.30  Invited Talk: Odeta Limaj  (ERC)

European Research Council: a quick guide for applicants

14. 30-14.45 Giovanna Zimatore (eCampus University)

A Nonlinear Analysis of respiration rate and heart rate during continuous incremental exercise test

14:45-15.00 Manuela Ciocca (University of Rome Tor Vergata)

Bio-hybrid Optoelectronic interface for stimulation and characterization of biological tissues and cells


VII SESSION: Molecules IIIa Chair: Andrea Notargiacomo, Fabio Di Pietrantonio


15.00 -15. 15 Tianji Ma (Institut Européen des Membranes, CNRS, Montpellier, France)

Conical Track-etched Nanopore for a Free-Label Detection of OSCS Contaminants in Heparin

15. 15-15.30 Giovanni Di Muccio (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Department of Industrial Engineering)

Insights into Protein Sequencing with an α-Hemolysin Nanopore by Atomistic Simulations

15. 15-15.30 Alberto Giacomello (Sapienza University of Rome)

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Gating in Model Hydrophobic Nanopores.


15.45-16.00 Flash presentations



16.00-16.45 Coffee Break & Poster session 5


VII SESSION: Molecules IIIb Chair: Giovanni Longo, Massimiliano Benetti


16.45-17.00  Denise Pezzuoli (University of Genova, Department of Physics)

Development of nanofluidic devices for DNA detection and nanoparticles sizing.

17.00 -17.15 Alejandro Soto-Ospina (University of Antioquia, Molecular Genetic Group, Medellín, Colombia.)

Structural and Functional Analysis of Mutations in Presenilin-1 Protein and its Relation with Early-Familiar Alzheimer’s Disease through Bioinformatics and Hybrids methods Quantum Mechanics and Molecular Mechanics (QM/MM).

17.15-17.30 Franco Tardani (CNR-ISC  Sapienza University)

Halloysite Nanoclays as Potential Nucleic Acids Nanovectors: Insights into Spontaneous Interactions

17.30-17.45 Sara Gabrielli (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Department of Chemical Science and Technologies).

Probing Structure and Mobility of Proteins in the Amorphous State at Low Hydration

17.45-18.00 Poster award sponsored by SIBPA, Image award offered by Tech4Bio group and Closing Remarks