Associate Professors

Francesco RICCI

Professore Ordinario SSD: CHIM/01 Chimica AnaliticaStanza: F0 – 10
Telefono: (+39) 06 7259 4422 Sito web: Laboratory of Biosensors & Nanomachines
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Biographical Info

Francesco Ricci is an associate professor at the Chemistry Department of the University of Rome, Tor Vergata. His research interests lie in the fields of Functional DNA Nanotechnology, DNA-based sensors and nanomachines with possible practical applications in clinical diagnosis and drug delivery. After the PhD in Chemistry earned in 2006 at the University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Francesco Ricci spent 2 years as a visiting post-doc researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the frame of a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship. Prof. Ricci holds a 2013 ERC Starting Grant and a 2018 ERC Consolidator Grant. He is also the recipient of the 2017 ACS “Advances in Measurement Science Lectureship” Award and the 2017 “Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award on Analytical Science”.  

He is author of more than 100 research papers in peer reviewed high impact factor international journals (i.e. JACS, Angew. Chem., Nano Lett. etc) with more than 4500 total citations and a H-index of 40 (Scopus source).