Nanoscale Chemical and Structural Properties of Biological Systems from the Single Molecule to Living Organisms

with guest Dr. Ruggeri, University of Cambridge

In this webinar Dr. Francesco Simone Ruggeri, a Junior Research Fellow at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Cambridge and a leader in the field of nanoIR life science applications, will discuss his research focusing on recent developments in infrared absorption nanospectroscopy to unravel the chemical and biophysical state of the biomolecules of life.

Speakers

Dr. Curtis Marcott

Senior Partner, Light Light Solutions; Previous: Technical fellow at Proctor & Gamble

Dr. Francesco Simone Ruggeri, Wageningen University

Dr. Francesco Simone Ruggeri joined the chair groups of Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry of Wageningen University as Assistant Professor in 2020. Before this, he completed his independent Junior Research Fellowship at the Darwin College and post-doctoral research at the Department of Chemistry & Centre for Misfolding disease at the University of Cambridge, UK. He holds a Ph.D. in biophysics obtained in 2015 at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, where he acquired a strong expertise in scanning probe microscopy and single molecule methods.