Research Units

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BioInspired Design


Subunits: Computational BiologyNanoBiologyBioInformatics

Our goal is to study the complexity of living systems using a holist approach bridging the borders between Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Medicine. To this aim, we combine computational and experimental tools to find molecular level solutions to a broad range of issues related to medicine, biotechnology, environment and energy.

Computational Biology


Achille Giacometti

Professor of Condensed Matter Physics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Flavio Romano

Associate Professor in Physics at Ca' Foscari  University of Venice

NanoBiology


Alessandro Angelini

Researcher at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Alvise Benedetti

Professor of Physical Chemistry at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Piero Riello

Director of the Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Flavio Rizzolio

Assistent Professor in the Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems at Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

BioInformatics


Irene Poli

Professor of Statistics at the European Centre for Living Technology.

Marta Simeoni

Assistant Professor at Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

Complexity and Data Analysis


Any system in which a large number of elements interact, adapt and evolve to give rise to new meso- and macro-level structures can be described as complex.  Learning about the organization and the dynamic of such systems raise challenging problems with respect to data - how to collect them, how to interpret them, how to use them to build models that can help to predict system dynamics. 

The Research Unit is devoted to design new methodologies for understanding the fundamental principles of complex systems at a variety of scales, from molecular biology to human societies. 

Research fields on which we are currently working include the following:

  • Adaptive Experimental Design and Clinical Trials 
  • Evolutionary approaches for Multi-Objective Optimization 
  • Intelligent Systems for Data Analysis
  • Machine Learning 
  • Bayesian Network and Graphs Analysis 
  • Predictive High Dimensional Models 
  • Computational medicine
  • Econometrics

Irene Poli

Professor of Statistics at the European Centre for Living Technology.

Debora Slanzi

Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Valentina Mameli

Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics and the European Centre for Living Technology, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Veronica Distefano

Post Doctoral Researcher at the European Centre for Living Technology, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Marta Simeoni

Assistant Professor at Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

Philip J. Brown

Emeritus Professor at University of Kent

Monica Billio

Professor of Econometrics at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice

Tewodros Dagnew

Post Doctoral Researcher at the European Centre for Living Technology, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Claudio Silvestri

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics

Roberto Casarin

Professor of Econometrics at University Ca' Foscari of Venice.

Last update: 18/04/2019