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Liliana Angelo 

 Prof. Francesco Cilurzo 

Lipid vesicle to optimize the skin penetration of poor permeable substances

Rebecca Appian

Prof. Cristiano Bolchi


Alpha4beta2 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor ligands: from subtype selective to stoichiometric isophorm selective

partial agonism

Martina Bottoni 

 Prof. Gelsomina Fico Ethnobotanical survey in Valmalenco (Sondrio, Italy): study and enhancement of the plant and cultural biodiversity
Silvia Castelli

Prof. Giancarlo Aldini/ Dr. B. Valsanina (cotutor Nerviano)

 Quantitative and functional proteomic in drug discovery

Davide Di Lorenzo 

Prof. Maria Luisa Gelmi Development of novel biodegradable materials stable to sterilization for the preparation of drug delivery systems

Enrico Mario  Alessandro Fassi

Prof. Giovanni Grazioso 

Development and application of computational aapproaches for rational design of novel biologically active compounds, for the ainvestigation of their mechanism of action and for athe prediction of their ADME/Tox profile

Davide Garanzini

Prof. Giorgio AbbiatiLinkedinC-C and C-H bonds activation through the metal-catalysis as a sustainable process to access to bioactive
heterocyclic systems

Elisa Impresari

Prof. Sara Pellegrino Design and synthesis of non-natural amino acids, peptidomimetics and their exploitation for the preparation of complex molecular architectures finding applications in biology, chemistry

Jiangiang Li

Prof. Aanna Arnoldi

 A metabolite of P5, a lupin peptide, is a new dual inhibitor of cholesterol biosynthesis

Kaliroi Peqini 

Prof. Sara  Pellegrino Development of molecular probes acting on Tau/Tubulin and α-Synuclein/Tubulin interface

Lorenzo Suigo 

Prof. Ermanno Valoti



Development of small molecules as inhibitors of FtsZ and RnpA acting as potential antimicrobial agents

Ruoxian Xu 

Prof. Anna Arnoldi Proteomic and Peptidomic Approaches for the Identification of New Bioactive Peptides from Food source and Food Processing By-products

XXXV cycle PhD Students REPRESENTATIVE: Lorenzo Suigo


PhD. studentTutor/CotutorPersonal pagePhD. Project
Angelica ArtasensiDr. Laura Fumagalli Repurposing and morphing: a combined strategy to design multitarget ligands

Susanna Bertuletti

Dr. Sergio Riva Exploiting oxidoreductases, hydrolases and transaminases as stereo- and regio-selective biocatalysts in organic synthesis
Dario Brambilla

Dr. Marcella Chiari

 LinkedinImmuno-affinity capture and release of Extracellular Vesicles and their characterization as novel diagnostic tools
Marco MasperoProf. Clelia Dallanoce Design and synthesis of new PET radiotracers in drug discovery
Silvia RadrezzaProf. Marina Carini
Dr. Alfonsina D'Amato
 LinkedinQuantitative lipidomics and proteomics in Medicinal Chemistry
Marco UboldiProf. Lucia Zema LinkedinDesign and manufacturing of indwelling delivery systems intended for intravesical drug
Francesco VaghiProf. Maria Luisa Gelmi Heterocyclic beta-amino acid as toppa for peptidomimetic and modified PNA synthesis

XXXIV cycle PhD Students REPRESENTATIVE: Silvia Radrezza


PhD. studentTutor/CotutorPersonal pagePhD. Project
Elisa BrambillaProf. Elisabetta Rossi Metal-catalyzed syntheses of polycyclic indole and benzimidazole derivatives
Silvia GervasoniProf. Alessandro PedrettiLinkedinDevelopment and validation of computational approaches to study and characterize metalloproteins
Ettore GilardoniDr. Luca Regazzoni
Prof. Giancarlo Aldini



An integrated proteomic and analytical approach for elucidating the mechanism of action of histidine dipeptides and synthetic derivatives
Khalid Garba MohammedProf. Francesca Selmin



Extemporaneous preparations in personalized therapy: the design of orodispersible dosage forms and (trans)dermal delivery systems
Yuchen LiProf. Anna ArnoldiResearchGateHypocholesterolemic and Antidiabetic Activity of Microalgae Peptides: Structure Elucidation, in Vitro Screening and in Silico Molecular Modeling

XXXIII cycle PhD Students REPRESENTATIVE: Ettore Gilardoni



PhD. studentTutor/CotutorPersonal pagePhD. Project
Andrea CasiraghiProf. Ermanno Valoti α-Synuclein/Synapsin-III interaction: design and synthesis of novel modulators as antiparkisonian agents
Sabrina GiofrèProf. Egle M. Beccalli Synthesis of nitrogen-containing heterocyclic systems of biological interest through domino strategies
Matteo MoriDr. Fiorella Meneghetti



Iron acquisition as target for new antitubercular drugs
Alma Martínez FernándezDr. Cristina Banfi
Prof. Giancarlo Aldini


Masstrplan Project

Analysis of lipid and protein oxidation status in patients with cardiovascular diseases

Saliha Moutaharrik

Dr. Maroni AlessandraLinkedinDesign and Development of a Novel Physiologically-Based Combination Approach to Oral Colon Delivery

XXXII cycle PhD Students REPRESENTATIVE: Matteo Mori



PhD. studentTutor/CotutorPersonal pagePhD. Project
Francesco BavoDr. Cristiano Bolchi



Subtype-selective Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Agonists and Antagonists
Silvia Alice LocarnoProf. Maria Luisa Gelmi
Prof. Francesca Clerici
LinkedinUnnatural amino acids as synthetic tools for the preparation of complex molecular architectures 
Helena MacutProf. Maria Luisa Gelmi
Prof. Matteo Zanda


Moglynet Project

Development of PFKFB3 allosteric modulators
Giulia MagriProf. Francesco CilurzoLinkedinDevelopment of novel biodegradable materials stable to sterilization for the preparation of drug delivery systems
Marco MolProf. Giancarlo Aldini


Masstrplan Project

Analytical Strategies for the Identification and Characterization of  RAGE Binders of Pro-Inflammatory Mediators, AGEs and ALEs
Sarath Babu NukalaProf. Marina Carini       
Prof. Marta Cascante (University of Barcelona)
Co-tutor: Luca Regazzoni
LinkedinBioanalytical and proteomic approaches in the study of pathologic ECs dysfunctionality, oxidative stress and the effects of PFKFB3 modulators
Maria Chiara PismataroProf. Clelia DallanoceLinkedinDesign and synthesis of novel molecular probes targeting the alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors: insight into the mechanisms of activation and related therapeutic implications


PhD. studentTutor/CotutorPersonal pagePhD. Project
Gilda AielloProf. Anna ArnoldiLinkedinNutritional peptidomics: Discovery, quantification and functional analysis of plant protein derived peptides
Giovanna BaronProf. Giancarlo Aldini



Mass spectrometric strategies for the study of plant extract bioavailability, bioactivity and mechanisms of action
Raffaella BucciProf. Maria Luisa Gelmi



Constrained b amino-acids as molecular tools for the preparation of foldamers
Corinna GalliProf. Sergio RomeoLinkedinNoncovalent fluorous interactions: new approaches for drug discovery and drug delivery
Gaia Maria Giorgia QuaroniProf. Paola MinghettiLinkedinTuning the adhesive and mechanical properties of transdermal drug delivery systems
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