Cleofe Palocci

Associate professor
Biography
Cleofe Palocci, born in Rome 20/09/1962, graduated with honors in Biological Sciences in 1986 at the University of Rome "La Sapienza". He is currently Associate Professor in Industrial Chemistry (SSD CHIM04) at the Chemistry Department of the aforementioned University. Currently Member of the Teacher Boards of Doctorate of Chemical Engineering..The research activity is focused on industrial biotechnologies whose objectives concern: the study and optimization of industrial bioconversion processes for obtaining biologically active molecules or for the "bioproduction" of biopolymeric materials using approaches and methodologies of innovative biotransformation, the development and application of new microfluidic methodologies for the control of both the size and the morphology of polymeric materials to be used for the controlled release of bioactive molecules (drug delivery), of nucleic acids (gene therapy), or for tissue engineering approaches. Scientific coordinator of research projects under public or private commitment, including Ministry for the University and Research (MIUR PRIN 2002), and Regione Laziop. Author of 65 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, 6 book chapters, 3 patents and over 60 communications at international conferences overall H-index: 21 (Source: Scopus database), Total citations : 1263 (Source: Scopus database). of the Teacher of the following courses activated within master's and doctoral degree courses: Industrial Biotransformation course, 9 CFU, Master's Degree in Industrial Chemistry, LM71 Organic-Biotechnological Curriculum,Bio and nanomaterials for technological applicationsourse, 6 CFU Master's Degree in Environmental and Industrial Genomic Biotechnologies LM-8, Faculty of Sciences MFN, University "la Sapienza" of Rome, Course of NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS 6 CFU in the PhD in Chemical Sciences of the Faculty of Sciences MFN.
Research activity
Scientific area: 
Industrial chemistry
Research activity: 
1. Synthesis and characterization og biopolymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery applications 2. “Bioproduction" of peptidic hydrogels for biotechnological applications 3. Structure-relationships studies of lipolytic enzymes immobilized on nanocarriers 4. Microfuidic approaches to the synthesis of nanomaterials
Scientific papers: 
Teaching
Available to students: 
mercoledi 11.00-12.00

© Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" - Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma