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Iafisco Michele

Phone: +39 0546 699730

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1. Scientific Curriculum

2005: M. Sc. in Chemistry at University at Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna
2009: Ph.D. in Chemical Science at Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna

2. Position at ISTEC

Permanent researcher

3. Scientifc Expertise

  • Crystallization (sol-gel; hydrothermal, electrochemical and vapor diffusion), deposition (electrodeposition, electrospray and electrospinning) and characterization techniques of inorganic crystals (calcium phosphates and calcium carbonate), biopolymers (collagen, hyaluronic acid) and biocompatible macromolecules (poly-lactic acid).
  • Experience in characterization techniques such as: X-ray diffraction, Fourier transform Infrared spectroscopy, UV-VIS spectroscopy, thermal analyses (TGA, DSC) and electron microscopy (SEM, TEM, cryo-TEM).
  • His research interests include synthesis and characterization of inorganic and hybrid organic-inorganic nanomaterials, calcium phosphates crystallization, drug delivery, biomineralization and nanomedicine.

4. Current Collaborations

  • Laboratorio de Estudios Cristalográficos, IACT (CSIC-UGR), Armilla-Granada, Spain.
  • Department of Periodontology and Biomaterials, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands.
  • Phosphates, Pharmacotechnics, Biomaterials Research Group, CIRIMAT Carnot Institute, Toulouse, France.

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