Personal Information
Michele Di Foggia

Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Michele Di Foggia
Educations
From 2005 to 2008, Ph. D. Degree in Medical Biotechnologies , Italy
From 1999 to 2004, Master in Chemistry (five years degree) with honours , Italy
Work Experiences
From 01/2014 to 12/2018, Post-doctoral fellowship , Dept. of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy
From 01/2013 to 12/2013, Post-doctoral fellowship , Dept. of Food Chemistry, University of Bologna, Italy
From 01/2008 to 12/2012, Post-doctoral fellowship , Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Bologna, Italy
Projects
From 01/2018 to 12/2018, Raman microscopy of worn polyethylene prostheses in vivo and in vitro.
From 01/2016 to 12/2017, Spectroscopic characterization of self-assembling and HVP peptides for biomedical applications and characterization by SERS technique
From 01/2014 to 12/2015, Study on the structure of natural iron chelators (phytosiderophores) and aluminum. Implications on the environment and human health.
From 01/2013 to 12/2013, Efficacy and mechanisms of action of innovative fertilizers based on animal blood and plant extracts in the ferric nutrition of tree crops
From 01/2008 to 12/2012, Characterization of biomimetic surfaces by vibrational spectroscopy
Speciality
Chemistry
Biochemistry
Spectroscopy
Book
SELF-ASSEMBLING PEPTIDES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS: IR AND RAMAN SPECTROSCOPIES FOR THE STUDY OF THE SECONDARY STRUCTURE. E. C. Walters ed., In: Protein Folding, Nova Publisher, Hauppage NY, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-61728-990-3, pag: 41-82, M. Di Foggia, P. Taddei, A. Torreggiani, M. Dettin, A. Tinti
Journal Articles
1. P. Taddei, M. Di Foggia, F. Causa, L. Ambrosio, C. Fagnano: IN VITRO BIOACTIVITY OF POLY(e-CAPROLACTONE)/APATITE (PCL-Ap) SCAFFOLDS FOR BONE TISSUE ENGINEERING: THE INFLUENCE OF THE PCL/Ap RATIO. International Journal of Artificial Organs 29, 719 (2006).
2. A. Tinti, M. Di Foggia, P. Taddei, A. Torreggiani, M. Dettin, C. Fagnano: VIBRATIONAL STUDY OF AUTO-ASSEMBLING OLIGOPEPTIDES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 39, 250 (2008).
3. M. Iafisco, B. Palazzo, G. Falini, M. Di Foggia, S. Bonora, S. Nicolis, L. Casella, N. Roveri: ADSORPTION AND CONFORMATIONAL CHANGE OF MYOGLOBIN ON BIOMIMETIC HYDROXYAPATITE NANOCRYSTALS FUNCTIONALIZED WITH ALENDRONATE. Langmuir 24, 4924 (2008).
4. S. Affatato, M. Cavalloni, P. Taddei, M. Di Foggia, C. Fagnano, M. Viceconti: COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE WEAR BEHAVIOUR OF DIFFERENT CONVENTIONAL AND CROSS-LINKED POLYETHYLENES FOR TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT. Tribology International 41, 813 (2008).
5. V. Guarino, F. Causa, P. Taddei, M. Di Foggia, G. Ciapetti, D. Martini, C. Fagnano, N. Baldini, L. Ambrosio: POLYLACTIC ACID FIBRE-REINFORCED POLYCAPROLACTONE SCAFFOLDS FOR BONE TISSUE ENGINEERING. Biomaterials 29, 3662 (2008).
6. S. Bonora, M. Di Foggia, M. Iafisco: DSC AND RAMAN STUDY ON THE INTERACTION OF DDT [1, 1, 1-TRICHLORO-2, 2-BIS(P-CHLOROPHENYL)-ETHANE] WITH LIPOSOMAL PHOSPHOLIPIDS. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 92, 144 (2008).
7. A. Torreggiani, M. Di Foggia, I. Manco, A. De Maio, S. A. Markarian, S. Bonora: EFFECT OF SULFOXIDES ON THE THERMAL DENATURATION OF HEN LYSOZYME: A CALORIMETRIC AND RAMAN STUDY. Journal of Molecular Structure 891, 115 (2008).
8. M. Di Foggia, P. Taddei, C. Fagnano, A. Torreggiani, M. Dettin, S. Sanchez-Cortes, A. Tinti: VIBRATIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SELF-ASSEMBLING OLIGOPEPTIDES FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING ON TIO2 SURFACES. Journal of Molecular Structure 924-926, 120 (2009).
9. S. Bonora, O. Francioso, V. Tugnoli, A. Prodi, M. Di Foggia, V. Righi, P. Nipoti, G. Filippini, A. Pisi: STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF 'HAYWARD' KIWIFRUITS FROM ELEPHANTIASIS-AFFECTED PLANTS STUDIED BY DRIFT, FT-RAMAN, NMR, AND SEM TECHNIQUES. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57, 4827 (2009).
10. S. Bonora, M. Di Foggia, S. A. Markarian, V. Tugnoli: VIBRATIONAL AND CALORIMETRIC STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF DI-N-PROPYLSULFOXIDE (DPSO) ON DMPC, DPPC AND DMPE LIPOSOMES. Journal of Molecular Structure 935, 115 (2009).
11. V. Guarino, P. Taddei, M. Di Foggia, C. Fagnano, G. Ciapetti, L. Ambrosio: THE INFLUENCE OF HYDROXYAPATITE PARTICLES ON IN VITRO BEHAVIOR OF POLY ε-CAPROLACTONE-BASED COMPOSITE SCAFFOLDS. Tissue Engineering A 15, 3655 (2009).
12. M. Di Foggia, U. Corda, E. Plescia, P. Taddei, A. Torreggiani: EFFECTS OF STERILISATION BY HIGH-ENERGY RADIATION ON BIOMEDICAL POLY-(e-CAPROLACTONE)/HYDROXYAPATITE COMPOSITES. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 21, 1789 (2010).
13. M. Iafisco, M. Di Foggia, S. Bonora, M. Prat, N. Roveri: ADSORPTION AND SPECTROSCOPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF LACTOFERRIN ON HYDROXYAPATITE NANOCRYSTALS. Dalton Transactions 40, 820 (2011).
14. M. Iafisco, I. Fortran, M. Di Foggia, S. Bonora, N. Roveri: CALORIMETRIC AND RAMAN INVESTIGATION OF COW’S MILK LACTOFERRIN. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 103, 41 (2011).
15. M. Di Foggia, P. Taddei, A. Torreggiani, M. Dettin, A. Tinti: INTERACTIONS BETWEEN OLIGOPEPTIDES AND OXIDISED TITANIUM SURFACES DETECTED BY VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPY. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 42, 276 (2011).
16. S. Bonora, M. Di Foggia, V. Tugnoli, V. Righi, E. Benassi: RAMAN AND SERS STUDY ON CIMETIDINE-METAL COMPLEXES WITH BIOMEDICAL INTEREST. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 42, 612 (2011).
17. P. Taddei, M. Di Foggia, S. Affatato: RAMAN CHARACTERISATION OF CONVENTIONAL AND CROSS-LINKED POLYETHYLENE IN ACETABULAR CUPS RUN ON A HIP JOINT SIMULATOR. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 42, 1344 (2011).
17. P. Taddei, M. Di Foggia, S. Affatato: RAMAN CHARACTERISATION OF CONVENTIONAL AND CROSS-LINKED POLYETHYLENE IN ACETABULAR CUPS RUN ON A HIP JOINT SIMULATOR. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 42, 1344 (2011).
19. M. Di Foggia, S. Bonora, V. Tugnoli: DSC AND RAMAN STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF LYSOZYME AND BOVINE SERUM ALBUMIN ON PHOSPHOLIPIDS LIPOSOMES. Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry 111, 1871 (2013).
20. S. Bonora, E. Benassi, A. Maris, V. Tugnoli, S. Ottani, M. Di Foggia: RAMAN AND SERS STUDY ON ATRAZINE, PROMETRYN AND SIMETRYN TRIAZINE MOLECULES. Journal of Molecular Structure 1040, 139 (2013).
21. E. Benassi, M. Di Foggia, S. Bonora: ACCURATE COMPUTATIONAL PREDICTION OF THE STRUCTURAL AND VIBRATIONAL PROPERTIES OF S-TRIAZINE DERIVATIVES IN VACUO. A DFT APPROACH. Computational and Theoretical Chemistry 1013, 85 (2013).
22. F. Yunta, M. Di Foggia, V. Bellido-Diaz, M. Morales-Calderon, P. Tessarin, S. Lopez-Rayo, A. Tinti, K. Kovacs, Z. Klencsar, F. Fodor, A. D. Rombolà. BLOOD-BASED COMPOUND. GOOD CHOICE AD IRON FERTILIZER FOR ORGANIC FARMING. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61, 3995 (2013).
23. M. Di Foggia, A. Torreggiani, P. Taddei, M. Dettin, A. Tinti. SPECTROSCOPIC INVESTIGATION ON THE STRUCTURAL MODIFICATIONS INDUCED BY RADICAL STRESS ON OLIGOPEPTIDES FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 44, 1446 (2013).
24. S. Bonora, A. Pisi, S. Ottani, D. Cesini, A. Maris, M. Di Foggia. RAMAN AND SERS STUDY ON IBUPROFEN METAL COMPLEXES WITH BIOMEDICAL INTEREST. Vibrational Spectroscopy 73, 45 (2014).
25. G. Mastrolonardo, O. Francioso, M. Di Foggia, S. Bonora, C. Rumpel, G. Certini. APPLICATION OF THERMAL AND SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES TO ASSESS FIRE-INDUCED CHANGES TO SOIL ORGANIC MATTER INA A MEDITERRANEAN FOREST. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 143, 174 (2014).
26. G. Navarra, A. Tinti, M. Di Foggia, M. Leone, V. Militello, A. Torreggiani. METALS IONS MODULATE THERMAL AGGREGATION OF BETA-LACTOGLOBULIN: A JOINT CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 137, 64 (2014).
27. S. Lopez-Rayo, M. Di Foggia, G. Bombai, F. Yunta, E. R. Moreira, G. Filippini, A. Pisi, A. D. Rombolà. BLOOD-DERIVED COMPOUNDS CAN EFFICIENTLY PREVENT IRON DEFICIENCY IN THE GRAPEVINE. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 21, 135 (2015).
28. G. Mastrolonardo, O. Francioso, M. Di Foggia, S. Bonora, C. Forte, G. Certini. SOIL PYROGENIC ORGANIC MATTER CHARACTERISATION BY SPECTROSCOPIC ANALYSIS: A STUDY ON COMBUSTION AND PYROLYSIS RESIDUES. Journal of Soils and Sediments 15, 769 (2015).
29. S. Lopez-Rayo, M. Di Foggia, E. R. Moreira, S. Donnini, G. Bombai, G. Filippini, A. Pisi, A. D. Rombolà. PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES IN ROOTS OF THE GRAPEVINE ROOTSTOCK 140 RUGGERI SUBJECTED TO FE DEFICIENCY AND FE-HEME NUTRITION. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 96, 171 (2015).
30. S. Donnini, P. Tessarin, A. Ribera-Fonseca, M. Di Foggia, G. P. Parpinello, A. D. Rombolà. GLYPHOSATE IMPACTS ON POLYPHENOLIC IN GRAPEVINE (VITIS VINIFERA L.) BERRIES AND WINE. Food Chemistry 213, 26 (2016).
31. M. Di Foggia, S. Bonora, A. Tinti, V. Tugnoli. DSC AND RAMAN STUDY OF DMPC LIPOSOMES IN PRESENCE OF IBUPROFEN AT DIFFERENT PH. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 127, 1407 (2017).
32. G. Bombai, F. Pasini, V. Verardo, O. Sevindik, M. Di Foggia, P. Tessarin, A. M. Bregoli, M. F. Caboni, A. D. Rombolà. MONITORING OF COMPOSITIONAL CHANGES DURING BERRY RIPENING IN GRAPE SEED EXTRACTS OF CV. SANGIOVESE (VITIS VINIFERA L.). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 97, 3058 (2017)
33. G. B. Conselvan, D. Pizzeghello, O. Francioso, M. Di Foggia, S. Nardi, P. Carletti. BIOSTIMULANT ACTIVITY OF HUMIC SUBSTANCES EXTRACTED FROM LEONARDITES. Plant and Soil 420, 119 (2017)
34. P. Taddei, M. Di Foggia, S. Martinotti, E. Ranzato, I. Carmagnola, V. Chiono, M. Tsukada. SILK FIBRES GRAFTED WITH 2-HYDROXYETHYL METHACRYLATE (HEMA) AND 4-HYDROXYBUTYL ACRYLATE (HBA) FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 107, 537 (2018).
Honors and Awards
ESF (European Science Foundation) scholarship, Dept. of Agricultural Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
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