Professional Status: Researcher of CNR (Consiglio
Nazionale delle Ricerche)
Address: C.N.R. - Istituto di Chimica del Riconoscimento
Molecolare sezione "U.O.S. Milano Politecnico" presso Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali ed
Ingegneria Chimica 'Giulio Natta' del Politecnico di Milano, Via Mancinelli
7, 20131 MILANO.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:
Born in september 1970, the 19th (Italy). He received his laurea in 1995 at the University of Pavia, working on the synthesis of natural products with Professor Giovanni Vidari. Then he joined the group of Professor Fuganti and worked on the synthesis of b-lactamic antibiotic. From 1998 he started his Ph.D studies in Industrial Chemistry at Politecnico di Milano and in 2000 he received his Ph.D degree on the development of new synthetic methods for the preparation of flavor and fragrance ingredients. From 2000 to 2001 he worked as researcher in the Chemistry Department of Politecnico di Milano and in december 2001 he was appointed researcher of C.N.R. (permanent position). Currently he is working in the same institution.
Synthesis of natural compounds
Enantioselective synthesis of chiral compounds
Biocatalysis (use of isolated enzymes and yeast)
Enzyme-mediated stereoselective synthesis
Preparation of flavor and fragrances ingredients
Stable isotope characterization of natural compounds
Regiospecific preparation of polysubstituted aromatic compounds