Development of innovative methods for bio-molecular recognition techniques, interfaced with new sensor technologies, to be applied to diagnostics and discovery of biomarkers, ranging in the field of human health such as infectious and neurodegenerative diseases.
Molecular and dimensional study and characterization of extracellular vesicles, like exosomes; immunoassays of protein analytes in microarray format; use of suitably modified peptide probes for the development of affinity-capturing protocols for analytes from complex samples.
Paola Gagni graduated in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at the University of Milan, where in January 2015 she also obtained a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. From 2011 to 2018 she was a research fellow at the Institute of Chemistry of Molecular Recognition (ICRM) of the CNR in Milan. Since February 2022 she is Researcher at SCITEC-CNR in Milan.
Microanalytical systems; biosensors; diagnostics; validation of biomarkers; extracellular vesicles.
Development of microanalytical platforms; protein / peptide microarrays; bioconjugations; surface modifications.