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Andrea Cavalli

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Andrea Cavalli is Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Bologna and Research Director at the Italian Istitute of Tecnology, Genova, Italy, where he is also Associate Director for the Research Domain “Computation & Data Science”. 

Prof. Cavalli received his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Bologna in 1999 and did postdoctoral work at SISSA (Trieste, Italy) and ETH (Zurich, Switzerland), where he also was a visiting scientist.

Congress presentations and seminars

Prof. Cavalli has delivered over 130 invited lectures and seminars at international congresses and at prestigious national and international institutions.

Patents and technology transfer activity

Prof. Cavalli is co-inventor in 11 international PCT patents and patent applications, and he is co-founder of the high-tech start-up company BiKi Technologies, which collaborates with several pharmaceutical companies in Europe and in the USA.

Committees and editorial activities

Prof. Cavalli has been a member of the scientific and/or organizing committees of several national and international congresses and symposia, including CECAM Workshops in Lausanne and Genoa, EuroQSAR Congress in Vienna and Thessaloniki, Drug Design and Medicinal Chemistry Congress in Boston and Berlin, etc. He was nominated chairman of the 21st edition of the International Symposium EuroQSAR, which was held in Italy (Verona) in Sept. 2016. He is chair of the international scientific organization QSAR, Chemoinformatic and Modeling Society (QCMS former QSAR Society). Prof. Cavalli is member of the Editorial Board of numerous international scientific journals and he has been reviewer and committee member for several international funding agencies (EU, Austria, Switzerland, France, USA, Israel, etc.).

 



Education

Title: PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Institute: ALMA MATER STUDIORUM UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA
Location: Bologna
Country: Italy
From: 1996 To: 1999

Experience External

Title: Head of the Computational Genomics Group
Institute: ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI TECNOLOGIA- CMP3 AOSTA
Location: Aosta
Country: Italy
From: 2019 To: null

Title: Full Professor
Institute: ALMA MATER STUDIORUM UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA
Location: Bologna
Country: Italy
From: 2014 To: null

All Publications
2021
Gardini E., Cavalli A., Decherchi S.
An Ab Initio Local Principal Path Algorithm
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, vol. 2021-July
Conference Paper Conference
2021
Muhlethaler T., Gioia D., Prota A.E., Sharpe M.E., Cavalli A., Steinmetz M.O.
Comprehensive Analysis of Binding Sites in Tubulin
Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 60, (no. 24), pp. 13331-13342
Article Journal
2021
Gobbo D., Cavalli A., Ballone P., Benedetto A.
Computational analysis of the effect of [Tea][Ms] and [Tea][H2PO4] ionic liquids on the structure and stability of Aβ(17-42) amyloid fibrils
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 23, (no. 11), pp. 6695-6709
Article Journal
2021
Decherchi S., Grisoni F., Tiwary P., Cavalli A.
Editorial: Molecular Dynamics and Machine Learning in Drug Discovery
Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, vol. 8
Editorial Journal
2021
Demuro S., Di Martino R.M.C., Ortega J.A., Cavalli A.
Gsk‐3β, fyn, and dyrk1a: Master regulators in neurodegenerative pathways
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 22, (no. 16)
Review Journal