Dr. Leana Travaglini
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Name: Leana Travaglini
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.
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).
Mesoporous silica particles: synthesis, characterization and surfactant modulated control of morphology.
Synthesis of hybrid organosilica materials for bioapplications.