University of Naples Federico II
Department of Chemical Sciences
Prof. Alba Silipo, Full professor of Organic Chemistry. PhD in Chemistry (2004), University of Naples Federico II. EU postdoctoral Marie Curie at Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Madrid (2005-2006). Vising scientist at Research Center Borstel (Germany), University of Luebeck (Germany), Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), Berlin. Awards Carbohydrate Research Award for Creativity in Carbohydrate Chemistry, 2019, III European prize of the RSEQ CHEMICAL BIOLOGY DIVISION to young group leaders”, 2017; IEIIS Nowotny Award, 2016; Medaglia Giacomo Ciamician (SCI); Premio di Dottorato di Ricerca “Giacomino Randazzo” 2004. Scientific interests focused on carbohydrate chemistry, in particular: Structure and function of microbial glycoconjugates. Conformational analysis of glycoconjugates by NMR and computational approaches (MM and MD simulation), biophysical methods. Study of the protein-ligand interaction by NMR, biophysical techniques, computational approaches (MD, Docking, homology modeling, corcema-st).