Mathematical Modelling and

Synthetic Biology Lab


Davide De Marchi

Davide De Marchi

Davide De Marchi, PhD


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Born in Mirano(VE), on September 23rd, 1991

Main affiliation

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione

Università degli Studi di Pavia

Via Ferrata 5, I-27100 Pavia, Italy

Other affiliations

Centre for Health Technologies (CHT)

Università degli Studi di Pavia

Via Ferrata 5, I-27100 Pavia, Italy



Current Position

PhD Student, University of Pavia, Italy

Academic Degree

2015 Laurea (BS thesis) in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Padova, Italy
Thesis: Materiali per il rilascio controllato di agenti terapeutici Score: 92 out of 110.
2017 Laurea Specialistica (MS degree) in Bioengineering at the University of Pavia, Italy
Thesis: Strategie di ingegneria metabolica per ottimizzare la produzione di etanolo in Escherichia coli: studio in silico mediante modelli genome scale e test in vivo tramite knockout genico. Score: 110 out of 110 cum laude.

Research Interests

  • Synthetic Biology:
    • Design and implementation, through bottom-up approach, of synthetic genetic circuits based on mathematical modelling
    • Microbiome engineering
  • Metabolic Engineering
    • Optimization of metabolic behaviour of E.coli via genome manipulation through gene knockout relying on bioinformatic support
Last update 04-11-2017