Pasotti Lorenzo

 

Born in Voghera (PV) on May 18th, 1984

 

Centro di Ricerca Interdipartimentale di Ingegneria Tissutale

Università degli Studi di Pavia

Via Ferrata 1 27100 Pavia (Italy)

tel: +39-0382-985746

fax: +39-0382-525638

Current Position

Post-doc Researcher. Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy

Academic Degree

2006 Laurea (BS thesis) in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pavia, Italy
Thesis: Un approccio per la modellizzazione e l'analisi di dati provenienti da sensori cinestetici indossabili. Score: 110 out of 110.
2008 Laurea Specialistica (MS degree) in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pavia, Italy
Thesis: Progetto e implementazione di circuiti genetici standardizzati per la realizzazione di funzioni logiche nel batterio E. coli. Score: 110 out of 110 cum laude.
2012

Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics at the University of Pavia, Italy
Thesis: Quantitative characterization of biological parts and devices for the bottom-up engineering of living systems in synthetic biology.

Research Interests

Synthetic Biology, Bioinformatics and Data Mining, Biomedical Signal Processing, Models of Biological Systems.

Appointments

2008-2012 PhD Student in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics and Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy
Feb-Sep 2011 Visiting researcher, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
2012-today Post-doc Researcher, Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy

Academic Activities

2007 Course of Models of Biological Systems (Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's Degree, University of Pavia): seminar on Deconvolution Algorithms
2008 Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica (University of Pavia): seminar on synthetic biology
2009 Course of Bioinformatics (Biomedical Engineering Master's Degree, University of Pavia): seminar on synthetic biology
2009 Co-supervisor of the thesis: "Sviluppo di applicativi Matlab e definizione di metodologie per l’analisi quantitativa di dati in biologia sintetica" of Elisa Del Fabbro, Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's Degree
2009

Co-supervisor of the thesis: "Progetto e realizzazione di un operone etanologenico per il batterio E. coli" of Susanna Zucca, Biomedical Engineering Master's Degree

2010

Co-supervisor of the thesis: "Valorizzazione di uno scarto dell’industria casearia: studio della crescita di E. coli nel siero del latte" of Giacomo Zambianchi, Biomedical Engineering Master's Degree

2010 and 2011 Course of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (Biomedical Engineering, Polo Scientifico-Didattico Cesena, University of Bologna): seminar on quantitative characterization of biological parts in synthetic biology
2010 Co-supervisor of the thesis: "Progetto di un sistema biologico ingegnerizzato per l'attivazione della vitamina D3 in sedute di emodialisi" of Matteo Meroso, Biomedical Engineering Master's Degree
2011 Co-supervisor of the thesis: "Quantificazione in E. coli di un promotore artificiale coinvolto nel meccanismo di quorum sensing" of Morena Stuppia, Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's Degree
2011-today Course of Bioinformatics and Synthetic Biology (Biomedical Engineering Master's Degree, University of Pavia): lessons on synthetic biology
2013 Course 20.20 (Instructor: Natalie Kuldell), Introduction to Biological Engineering Design (MIT, Cambridge, USA): consultation on bacterial self-destruction devices

Awards

2008 Winner of a silver medal at international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2008 competition, MIT, Cambridge, MA

2008

Fondazione Costa award for the Master Thesis
2009 Best poster award at ESF European Conference of Synthetic Biology II, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
2009 "Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria" (9th edition) award for the Master Thesis
2009 Winner of a gold medal at international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2009 competition, MIT, Cambridge, MA
2009 "Best Food or Energy Project" award at international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2009 competition, MIT, Cambridge, MA
2010 Winner of a gold medal at international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2010 competition, MIT, Cambridge, MA
2012 "Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria" award ("Alberto Mazzoldi" prize, 7th edition) for the PhD Thesis

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