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Bioinformatics,

Mathematical Modelling and

Synthetic Biology Lab

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Francesca Usai

Francesca Usai

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+39-0382-985366

Born in Cagliari (CA), on July 4th, 1996
 

Main affiliation

Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

University of Pavia

Via Ferrata 5, I-27100 Pavia, Italy

Other affiliations

Centre for Health Technologies (CHT), University of Pavia, Via Ferrata 5, I-27100 Pavia, Italy

 

 

Current Position

Ph.D student, University of Pavia, Italy

Academic Degree

2021 Laurea Specialistica (MS degree) in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pavia, Italy
Thesis: Design and construction of functional living materials to implement biosensors and actuators through bacterial Bioprinting and Synthetic Biology. Score: 110 out of 110.
2018

Laurea (BS thesis) in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Cagliari, Italy
Thesis: Comparison of the alterations of the path induced by different forms of dementia. Score: 107.

Research Interests

Synthetic Biology

  • Synthetic circuits to implement biosensors and actuators
  • Engineered living materials with bacterial 3D bioprinting

Metabolic Engineering

  • Polymer production with Bacillus subtilis

 

International and National Organizations, Awards

2021 "Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria" award ("Silvio Cavalcanti" prize) for the Master Thesis

Last update 1-11-2021