DIPARTIMENTO DI CHIMICA, MATERIALI E INGEGNERIA CHIMICA "GIULIO NATTA"

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person FRANCA CASTIGLIONE
label ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
share SECTION CHEMISTRY
CONTACTS
email franca.castiglione@polimi.it
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RESEARCH
group NMR Group
PROFILE

Education
1999: PhD in Chemical Sciences, University of Calabria, Italy
1995: University Degree in Chemistry, University of Calabria, Italy

Career
2015- : Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Politecnico di Milano, Chemistry Department.
2007-2015: Post-Doctoral Fellow at Politecnico di Milano, Chemistry Department.
2001-2007: Senior Research Chemist-Responsabile NMR laboratory in the Analytical Science group at Biosearch-Italia SPA / Vicuron Pharmaceuticals INC.
1999-2001: Postdoc fellowship, University of California at Berkeley, CA; USA.
1997-1998: Visiting scientist at the University of Southampton at Southampton (U.K.).

Current Research Interests
Biochemistry Structure elucidation of novel natural product drug molecules using bidimensional NMR spectroscopy. Study of drug-ligand interactions and binding sites.
Oriented systems Study of the conformation and local order of new liquid crystals, hydrogels and ionic liquids systems. Determination of the transport properties of small molecules dissolved in oriented matrices.
Drug delivery Study of drug diffusion phenomena in polymeric systems.
Xenon-NMR Structure study using xenon gas as sensor.