Curriculum Vitae Federico Fogolari

Curriculum Vitae Federico Fogolari (February , 2021)

Name (first name, family name): Federico Fogolari
Place and date of birth: Udine (Italy), 7 May 1963

1988 - University in Trieste (Italy), Degree in Physics, with mark 110/110 cum laude (Supervisor: prof. G. Manzini)
1992 - International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS) in Trieste (Italy), Biophysics sector, PhD (supervisors dr. G. Esposito and prof. P. Viglino).

Professional experience
11/1989 - 6/1990 - Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory of the University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands) (director prof. C. W. Hilbers)
2/1991 - 3/1997 - Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Udine (Italy), in the group of Prof. P. Viglino and Dr. G. Esposito.
5/1992 - 8/1992 - European Molecular Biology Laboratory, (EMBL) Heidelberg (Germany), in the group of A. Pastore, supported by a short term EMBO fellowship. 10/1995 – 9/1996 - University of California at San Diego in the research group of prof. McCammon, supported by a NATO fellowship.
4/1997 - 11/2004 - Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry at Scientific and Technological Department in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Verona (Italy), in the group of Prof. H. Molinari.
11/2004- now - Professor of Applied Physics in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies of the University of Udine (Italy).
7/2007 - visiting scholar at the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands) in the laboratory of prof. A. Bonvin.

Previous: Courses in NMR, statistics, physics, bioinformatics, biopolymer structure and dynamics for Biotechnology degree (Udine, Trieste, Verona) and in PhD schools in Milano, Padua.

Current: Biological physical chemistry, Principles of drug design, Quantum Computing and Communication

Research interests

Free energy and entropy for biological processes, Electrostatics in biomolecular systems, Implicit solvent methods for biomolecular simulations. Structural Bioinformatics, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance theory and application.


Scientific and editorial activity
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Publications include articles in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Bioinformatics, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Biophysical Journal, Plos One, Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, Journal of Chemical Physics, Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Author of 8 structures deposited in the Protein Data Bank.

Referee for many international journals such as: Aminoacids, Bioinformatics, Biophysical Journal, Biopolymers, BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Structural Biology, Chemical Reviews, Current Drug Design and Technology, Current Protein and Peptide Science, European Biophysical Journal, Journal of Computational Chemistry, Journal of Constraints, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics, Symposium on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology, Philosophical Magazine, PLOS One.

Associate editor (2008-2019) - BMC Structural Biology (Springer Nature group), section "Computational Analysis" ( ISSN: 1472-6807 IF:1.231 (2018))

Editorial Board member (2018- ) International Journal of Molecular Sciences (gruppo MDPI, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, Basel, CH), section "Molecular Informatics".
( ISSN 1422-0067 IF 6.208 (2022)).

Scientific responsibility for projects

Coordinator: "Molecular electrostatic properties of G-quadruplex
structures formed by telomeric sequences", NATO grant (LST-CLG 974903, 5429 euro) in collaboration with prof. M. Baginski, University of Gdansk, Poland (24-05-1999 to 23-05-2001)

Coordinator: Competitive call Universita' di Verona 1999 (a.f. 2000) (Ex 60%)
Simulazioni di dinamica molecolare e calcoli di elettrostatica in sistemi di
interesse biologico (Lire 7 214 000)
01-01-2000 to 31-12-2000

Local unit PI - PRIN 2007 - Programmi di Ricerca Scientifica
di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale
Scientific Coordinator URSINI Fulvio
Protocollo 2007M3E2T2_003 Area 05
Titolo Simulazioni al calcolatore delle glutatione-perossidasi: studio del
meccanismo catalitico.
(25.715 euro)
22-09-2008 to 21-09-2010

Coordinatore: Bando per borse a favore di giovani ricercatori indiani A.F. 2008
(two annual fellowships)
Proposals BRIO8348H9 e inBRIO834HLC in collaboration with Institute of
Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, Bangalore, India. (30000 euro)
( nolonger available)
01-01-2009 to 31-12-2010

Coordinator: Finanziamento delle attivita' base di ricerca - 2017 (3000 euro) PRID - progetti di ricerca dipartimentale (revisori esterni)
Progetto ProNano (PROtein-NANOparticle interactions: design and
characterization of beta2-microglobulin fibrillogenesis inhibitors) 18.000 euro
01-04-2018 to 01-04-2020

Coordinator MIT-Italy - Friuli-Venezia Gulia (FVG)
Travel Grant (2500$) in collaboration with prof. B. Tidor
Project: Solvation Thermodynamics from Molecular Dynamics Simulations
dal 01-01-2019 a  01-01-2022

Coordinator: Bando interno per il finanziamento di progetti di ricerca collaborativa con
altri atenei e/o enti pubblici di ricerca, in attuazione del DM 737 del
25/06/2021 (UniUd) in collaboration with prof. C. Larosa (University of Catania) (30000 euro) 1/12/2022 - 30/6/2024

Responsible: Bando interno per il cofinanziamento di progetti di borse di ricerca (17000 euro) 1/3/2022 - 30/6/2024



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