Current Member

Dr. Leana Travaglini

Post-Doc

Office: ISIS 2.31
Telp: +33 368 855 171
FAX:
Email: travaglini@unistra.fr

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name:                         Leana Travaglini

Year of Birth:             1986

Place of Birth:           Chieti, Italy

Citizenship:                Italian

Email:                          travaglini@unistra.fr

https://www.linkedin.com/in/leana-travaglini-9730535b

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Leana_Travaglini

 

 

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

 

09/2014 to present: Postdoctoral researcher at the Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires/Université de Strasbourg (Strasbourg, France). Supervisor: Prof. Luisa De Cola.  

 

01/2014-07/2014: Visiting scientist at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (Rome, Italy).  Supervisor Prof. Luciano Galantini and Dr. Andrea D'Annibale.  

 

 

EDUCATION

11/2010-01/2014: Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences at the Doctoral School “V. Volterra”, University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Rome, Italy). Dissertation title: “Building from the bottom up: synthesis of novel bile acid derivatives and study of their self-assembly behaviour”. Supervisors: Dr. Andrea D’Annibale and Prof. Luciano Galantini.

 

01/2013-06/2013: Visiting Ph.D. student at the University of Bristol (Bristol, UK) working in the area of crystal engineering under the supervision of Prof. Anthony P. Davis. Synthesis and crystallization of new cholanamides, aimed at preparing nanoporous crystalline systems.

 

06/2012-07/2012: Visiting Ph.D. student at the Universidad de Costa Rica (San José, Costa Rica), working at the synthesis of tryptophan- and phenylalanine-substituted derivatives of deoxycholic acid under the supervision of Prof. Victor H. Soto Tellini.

 

10/2010: Master of Science in Chemistry, with full marks and honours, at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Rome, Italy). Thesis title: “Synthesis of novel bile acids derivatives as potential surfactants”. Supervisor: Dr. Andrea D’Annibale.

 

11/2008: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, with full marks and honours, at University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Rome, Italy). Thesis title: “Synthesis of derivatizable Pyrrolidin-2-one Compounds”. Supervisor: Dr. Andrea D’Annibale.

 

2005: Graduation with full marks at Liceo Ginnasio Statale (High School specializing in classical studies) “Vittorio Emanuele II” in Lanciano (CH, Italy).

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

1. L. Travaglini, C. Giordano, A. D'Annibale, M. Gubitosi, M. C. di Gregorio, K. Schillén, A. Stefanucci, A. Mollica, N. V. Pavel, L. Galantini, Twisted nanoribbons from a RGD-bearing cholic acid derivative. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 2017159, 183.

2. M. C. di Gregorio, M. Gubitosi, L. Travaglini, N. V. Pavel, A. Jover,  F. Meijide, J. Vázquez Tato, S. Sennato, K. Schillén, F. Tranchini, S. De Santis, F. Masci, L. Galantini, Supramolecular assembly of a thermoresponsive steroidal surfactant with an oppositely charged thermoresponsive block copolymer. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 1504

3. M. Gubitosi, F. Meijide, A. D’Annibale, J. Vázquez Tato, A. Jover, L. Galantini, L. Travaglini, M. C. di Gregorio, N. V. Pavel. Crystal Structure of a Lithium Salt of a Glucosyl Derivative of Lithocholic Acid. Steroids 2016, 113, 87

4. L. Maggini, L. Travaglini, I. Cabrera, P. Castro-Hartmann, L. De Cola. Biodegradable peptide-silica nanodonuts. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 3687

5. L. Galantini, M. C. di Gregorio, M. Gubitosi, L. Travaglini, J. Vazquez Tato, A. Jover, F. Meijide, V.H. S. Tellini, N. V. Pavel, Bile salts and derivatives: Rigid unconventional amphiphiles as dispersants, carriers and superstructure building blocks. Curr. Opin. Coll. Interface Sci. 2015, 20, 170

6. M. Gubitosi, L. Travaglini, M. C. di Gregorio, N. V. Pavel, J. Vazquez Tato, S. Sennato, U. Olsson, K. Schillén, L. Galantini, Tailoring Supramolecular Nanotubes by Bile Salt Based Surfactant Mixtures. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7018

7. M. C. di Gregorio, M. Varenik, M. Gubitosi, L. Travaglini, N. V. Pavel, A. Jover, F. Meijide, O. Regev, L. Galantini. Multi stimuli response of a single surfactant presenting a rich self-assembly behaviour. RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 7800

8. L. Travaglini,· M. Gubitosi · M. C. di Gregorio · A. D’Annibale · F. Meijide · M. Giustini · S. Sennato · M. Obiols-Rabasa, · K. Schillén,· N. V, Pavel · L. Galantini. A tryptophan-substituted cholic acid: expanding the family of labelled biomolecules. Colloids Surf A Physicochem Eng Asp 2015, 483, 142

9. L. Travaglini, M. Gubitosi, M. C. di Gregorio, N. V. Pavel, A. D’Annibale, M. Giustini, V. H. Soto Tellini, J. Vázquez Tato, M. Obiols-Rabasa, S. Bayatid, L. Galantini. On the self-assembly of a tryptophan labelled deoxycholic acid.  Phys Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 19492

10. M. Gubitosi, L. Travaglini, A. D'Annibale, N. V. Pavel, J. Vázquez Tato, M. Obiols-Rabasa, S. Sennato, U. Olsson, K. Schillén , L. Galantini  Sugar−bile acid-based bolaamphiphiles: from scrolls to monodisperse single-walled tubules. Langmuir  2014, 30, 6358

11. L. Travaglini, L. N. Bridgland, A. P. Davis, Cholanamide components for organic alloys; expanding the scope of nanoporous steroidal ureas. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 4803

12. L. Travaglini, A. D’Annibale, M. C. di Gregorio, K. Schillén, U. Olsson, S. Sennato, N. V. Pavel, L. Galantini, Between peptides and bile acids: self-assembly of phenylalanine substituted cholic acids. J. Phys Chem. B 2013, 117, 9248

13.  L. Travaglini, A. D’Annibale, K. Schillén, U. Olsson, S. Sennato, N. V. Pavel, L. Galantini, Amino acid-bile acid based molecules: extremely narrow surfactant nanotubes formed by a phenylalanine-substituted cholic acid. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 12011

 

Mesoporous silica particles: synthesis, characterization and surfactant modulated control of morphology.

Synthesis of hybrid organosilica materials for bioapplications.