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Nara Liessi

Affiliated Researcher
Analytical Chemistry
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About

I hold a Master's Degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry. During my Ph.D. I synthesized and characterized by liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry several molecules to be tested in vitro as correctors and/or potentiators of CFTR (Cystic Fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator). After my doctorate, I continued to deepen my knowledge about the synthesis and characterization of biomolecules at the Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Research (CEBR) at the University of Genova. I have been working in the Analytical Chemistry Lab of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia since October 2019, where I have been acquiring new skills in the field of bioanalytical chemistry and mass spectrometry, in particular in proteomics, lipidomics and metabolomics. During this period I published 3 papers as first author.

All Publications
2021
Liessi N., Maragliano L., Castagnola V., Bramini M., Benfenati F., Armirotti A.
Isobaric Labeling Proteomics Allows a High-Throughput Investigation of Protein Corona Orientation
Analytical Chemistry, vol. 93, (no. 2), pp. 784-791
2020
Liessi N., Pesce E., Braccia C., Bertozzi S.M., Giraudo A., Bandiera T., Pedemonte N., Armirotti A.
Distinctive lipid signatures of bronchial epithelial cells associated with cystic fibrosis drugs, including Trikafta
JCI insight, vol. 5, (no. 16)
2020
Liessi N., Pedemonte N., Armirotti A., Braccia C.
Proteomics and metabolomics for cystic fibrosis research
International Journal of Molecular Sciences