Alejandro Giorgetti

University of VeronaItaly

Dr. Alejandro Giorgetti obtained his bachelor degree in Physics at the Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Argentina. He obtained a Master in Medical Physics at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and a Ph.D. in Physical and Statistical Biology at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy. After that, he spent three years in the Biocomputing lab. at the Universidad di Roma La Sapienza before accepting his current academic position. Alejandro Giorgetti has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Verona, Italy since 2007. Since his appointment, he is the Principal Investigator of the Applied Bioinformatics Group. He has authored/co-authored 20 peer-reviewed articles in medium/high impact factor journals. He has also been involved as co-author in the writing of three book chapters. He has also served as a reviewer for several journals. His research interests regard the protein structural bioinformatics area, in which he applies the latter computational techniques to biochemical/biological systems of utmost importance. The group is actively involved in different collaboration projects both within the national territory and with scientists abroad. Recently he has been also appointed as Adjunct Visiting scientist (2011-2014) at the German Research School for Simulation Sciences (GRS), Julich, Germany.

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