Barbarini Nicola

 

Barbarini Nicola

Born in Voghera (PV) on July 29th, 1981

 

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione

Università degli Studi di Pavia

Via Ferrata 1 27100 Pavia (Italy)

tel: +39-0382-985679

fax: +39-0382-525638

email: nicola.barbarini@unipv.it

Current Position

Post-doc Researcher at Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, in "Study of molecular biomarkers for complications of diabetes mellitus" for IMI SUMMIT project

Academic Degree

2010 Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, University of Pavia, Italy. Thesis: "Methods for the analysis of mass spectrometry data in proteomics"
2006 Biomedical Engineering Master Degree at the University of Pavia, Italy. Thesis: "Analisi di dati di spettrometria di massa finalizzata alla scoperta di biomarcatori"
2003 Biomedical Engineering Bachelor Degree at the University of Pavia, Italy

Appointments

2010-today Post-doc Researcher at Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics
2006-2010 PhD Student in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics
2006 External Collaborator of Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics

Research Interests

Main research topics: Data Mining and Bioinformatics

  1. Analysis of MS proteomic data
    • for several types of studies: Profiling, Identification (PMF and PFF), PTM characterization, MS-Imaging and MS quantification (e.g. ICPL).
    • from various platforms: MALDI-TOF, SELDI-TOF, ESI-QTOF, ESI-LTQ, ESI-OrbiTrap, etc.
  2. Management of protein structures and prediction of protein-protein interaction.
  3. Phylogenetic analysis of protein sequences.
  4. Management of chemical structures representing by graphs and calculation of molecular descriptors.
  5. Automatic literature-based biomarker retrieval

Awards

2010 Best Performer Group, Epitope-Antibody Recognition (EAR) Challenge  of DREAM5 (Dialogue for Reverse Engineering Assessments and Methods).
2010 "Antonio Selva" Young Researcher Poster Award, Massa 2010 / 6th MS-Pharmaday, for the work  “Methods for the analysis of MS data in proteomics”.
2008 Best Paper Award, IEEE CBMS 2008, for the paper  “Analysis and Visualization of Spatial Proteomic Data for Tissue Characterization”.
2006 Degree award “Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria” about the XXV Annual School of the GNB.

Professional Service

2005-today Seminar: "Proteomica computazionale basata su spettrometria di massa ”, course: “Bioinformatica applicata alla proteomica e alla genomica” (I year Bachelor Degree in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, University of Pavia).
2010 Seminar: “Bioinformatica in proteomica: analisi di dati di spettrometria di massa.”, Collegio Ghislieri, Pavia.
2006-2009 Seminar: “Analisi di dati di spettrometria di massa finalizzata alla scoperta di biomarcatori”, course: “Bioinformatica” (II year of Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia).
2007 Seminar: “Bioinformatica in proteomica funzionale”, University of Pavia.
2007-2010 Paper reviewer for MEDINFO 2010, AIME 2009, TITB 2007, ICIC 2007, AMIA 2007

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