Our Team

We are a group of people that are passionate about research and open to explore new methodologies and approaches. We are committed to bridging the gap between nature and laboratory, by combining extensive field samplings in all our investigations. We are always welcoming to new ideas and proactive people.

Principal Investigator
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Mariangela Bonizzoni





Post Docs
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Laila Gasmi

Horizontal gene transfer

Interaction insect-virus

Evolutionary biology


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Alejandro Nabor Lozada Chavez

Evolution

Host-Pathogen Interactions

Bioinformatics


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Niccolò Alfano

Comparative genomics

Viral integration

Bioinformatics


Students
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Umberto Palatini

Culicidae comparative genomics

Viral integration

Bioinformatics


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Elisa Pischedda

Bioinformatics

Genome annotation

Database



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Martina Carlassara

Microbiota

Transcriptomics

Fitness



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Claudia Alfaro

Transgenesis

Molecular biology

Viral integrations



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Vito Colella

Viral Integrations

Wild mosquitoes

Population genetics


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Davide Sogliani

piRNAs

Arboviruses

Arthropod vectors


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Francesco Chen

Horizontal gene transfer

Interaction insect-virus

Evolutionary biology


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Mary Pitzalis

Aedes mosquitoes

Strains

Molecular biology