The lab as of March 2019.

Nicola Segata

Nicola Segata

Principal Investigator

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Nicola Segata is an associate professor and principal investigator. Is background is in metagenomics, machine learning, microbiome research, and microbial genomics. He started and he is leading the Laboratory of Computational Metagenomics at the Centre for Integrative Biology (University of Trento).

Adrian Tett

Adrian Tett

Postdoctoral fellow

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Federica Pinto

Federica Pinto

Postdoctoral fellow

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Federica joined the Lab in November 2016 as a postdoctoral fellow. She is interested in microbial biodiversity, focusing mainly in viruses, in aquatic ecosystems. Her project (MetaVirAlp-Marie Skłodowska-Curie IF) focuses on the characterisation of viral and bacterial communities in Alpine Lakes.

Giulia Masetti

Giulia Masetti

Postdoctoral fellow

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Giulia achieved her PhD at the Cardiff University School of Medicine, and joined the lab in April 2019. Her research interests include the host-microbiome relationship both in health and disease conditions (with specific regards to autoimmune diseases) and how the environmental microbiomes (i.e. food microbiome) interact with that of the host (H2020 project MASTER).

Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas

Postdoctoral fellow

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Andrew is a biologist and his research interests include molecular biology and bioinformatics, focusing on the oncobiome and human microbiome, as well as other microbial systems.

Fabio Cumbo

Fabio Cumbo

Postdoctoral fellow

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Fabio joined the Lab in November 2018. He achieved the PhD in Computer Science and Automation Engineering at the University of Roma Tre. Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Fellow at CIBIO, working on the characterisation of bacterial species.

Federica Armanini

Federica Armanini

Research Assistant

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Federica is a biologist working as a wet lab technician, she has joined the lab in March 2015. Currently she is processing the samples from different projects, preparing them for sequencing.

Francesco Asnicar

Francesco Asnicar

PhD Student

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Francesco has joined the lab in March 2014. He is a PhD student participating in the interdisciplinary program on Computational Biology. His major research interests are metagenomic and phylogenetic analyses.

Serena Manara

Serena Manara

PhD Student

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Serena has joined the lab in November 2014. She is a PhD Student in Biomolecular Sciences, currently working on microbial communities of Cystic Fibrosis lungs using a metatranscriptomic approach.

Paolo Ghensi

Paolo Ghensi

PhD Student

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Graduated in Dentistry at the University of Verona in 2009. 3-year Post-graduate School at University of Milan, and awarded a certificate as Specialist in Oral Surgery in 2012. In 2015 he achieved the Master Diploma in Oral Implantology at the University of Padova. Currently he is PhD Candidate at CIBIO with a research project on peri-implant diseases.

Moreno Zolfo

Moreno Zolfo

PhD Student

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Moreno is a PhD Student in Biomolecular Sciences with a background in Computer Science. He joined the lab in 2013 and is now working on the characterisation of viruses in the human microbiome from metagenomics.

Francesco Beghini

Francesco Beghini

PhD Student

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Francesco joined the lab in September 2014, joined the in 2017 the PhD program in Biomolecular Sciences. He is currently developing methods for metagenomic data analysis. His research interests include metagenomics, statistics, and the eukaryotic portion of the microbiome.

Kun D. Huang

Kun D. Huang

PhD Student

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Kun is a PhD student in Biomolecular Sciences co-supervised by Dr. Omar Rota-Stabelli from Edmund Mach Foundation (Italy). His research interest is molecular evolution in microbiome. He mainly works on reconstructing strain-level phylogeny and estimating evolution rate of bacteria, using metagenomic approaches and molecular clocks.

Paolo Manghi

Paolo Manghi

PhD Student

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Paolo has joined the lab in January 2017. His main research interests are bounded to the History & Geography of human being and to the machine-learning approach in Bioinformatics.

Nicolai Karcher

Nicolai Karcher

PhD Student

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Nicolai obtained his Master's degree in Molecular Biology in the Zeller group at the EMBL in Heidelberg where he benchmarked ecological dissimilarity measures on microbial abundance data. He joined the lab in July 2017 to explore the global diversity of Eubacterium rectale strains using metagenomic assembly.

Former visitors

Thomas Yssing Michaelsen

Visiting PhD student

Albertsen lab, Aalborg University (Denmark)

Malo Le Boulch

Visiting PhD student

GenPhySE, INRA (France)

Marisa Metzger

Visiting student

University Heidelberg (Germany)

Galo Adrián Serrano

Visiting PhD student

Iñaki Comas Lab (Spain)

Tom van Wijk

Visiting Scientist

Eelco Franz Lab, RIVM (Utrecht)

Kristen Meyer

Visiting Student

Aagaard Lab, BCM (US)

Bruno Fosso

Visiting PostDoc

IBIOM - CNR Bari (Italy)

Andrew Thomas

Visiting PhD Student

University of São Paulo (Brasil)

Vedrana Vidulin

Visiting Researcher

Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia)

Atara Uzan

Visiting PhD Student

Koren Lab, Bar Ilan University (Israel)

Lucas Schiffer

Visiting PhD Student

Waldron Lab, CUNY (US)

Daniela Dolce

Visiting Scientist

Meyer Hospital (Italy)

Yadira Galeano

Visiting PhD Student

Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia)

Urša Bole

Visiting Bachelor Student

Sander Wuyts

Visiting PhD Student

University of Antwerp (Belgium)

Valerio Iebba

Postdoctoral research visit

Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)

Sokhna Gueye

Postdoctoral research visit

 

Former Group Members

Edoardo Pasolli

Postdoctoral Fellow

Now at University of Naples

Mattia Bolzan

Research Assistant

 

Davide Bazzani

DISI Bachelor Student

 

Pamela Ferretti

Master Student

Now PhD Student at EMBL

Tin Duy Truong

Postdoctoral Fellow

Now in Industry

Matthias Scholz

Postdoctoral Fellow

Now at Edmund Mach Foundation

Giulia Corsi

DISI Master Student

 

Federico Taverna

DISI Master Student

 

Luca Erculiani

DISI Master Student

 

Thomas Tolio

DISI Master Student

 

Roman Stolyarov

Bachelor Student

Now at MIT

Manuel Micheloni

High School Student

Now at University of Trento

Temesgen Dadi

Master Student

Now at the Max Planck Institute