The lab and our microbial friends as of March 2016.

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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

Adrian Tett

Postdoctoral fellow

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Edoardo

Edoardo Pasolli

Postdoctoral fellow

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Edoardo has joined the lab as postdoctoral fellow in 2014. His research activity is focused on metagenomic assembly and machine learning.

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.

Federica

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

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

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

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

Francesco Beghini

PhD Student

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Francesco is a PhD Student. He is currently working on the characterization of Blastocystis spp. in the human microbiome and on the characterization and the evaluation of the effects of tobacco exposure on the oral microbiome of New Yorkers enrolled in the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Study.

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Kun Huang

PhD Student

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Paolo Manghi

Paolo Manghi

Postgraduate 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.

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Nicolai Karcher

Master 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.

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Mattia Bolzan

Postgraduate student

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Marisa Metzger

Visiting Student

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Former visitors

Galo Adrián Serrano

Visiting PhD student

Iñaki Comas Lab, Valencia, Spain

Tom van Wijk

Visiting Scientist

Eelco Franz Lab, RIVM (Utrecht)

Kristen Meyer

Visiting Student

Aagaard Lab, BCM (Texas)

Bruno Fosso

Visiting PostDoc

IBIOM - CNR (Bari)

Andrew Thomas

Visiting PhD Student

University of São Paulo

Vedrana Vidulin

Visiting Researcher

Jozef Stefan Institute

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

Valerio Iebba

Postdoctoral research visit

Sapienza University of Rome

Sokhna Gueye

Postdoctoral research visit

 

Former Group Members

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