Vito Foderà

Vito Foderà

Associate Professor

I am an Associate Professor in Biophysics at the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Team website: http://www.vitofodera.com/

Key Scientific Interests

  • Protein and peptide self-assembly
  • Stability of protein drug formulations
  • Sustainable smart materials for drug delivery
  • Biophysics of protein-membrane interactions
  • Advanced neutron and X-ray scattering for biomolecules

 

Previous Appointments and Education

2014 September-2016 October: Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy,  University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012-September/2014-September: Marie Curie IEF Fellow Dept. of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2009-November/2012-September: Research Associate at the Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

2009-January/August: Fellowship at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

2009-March: PhD in Physics. Department of Physical and Astronomical Sciences of the University of Palermo.

2005 – July: Master degree in Physics at the University of Palermo, Italy

2000/2005: Undergraduate student at the Department of Physical and Astronomical Sciences (DSFA) of the University of Palermo, Italy.

 

Fundings

Villum Young Investigator Program 2018-2023, ~8.6 M kr. P.I. Vito Foderà.

Novo Nordisk A/S Industrial PhD, 2017 ~1.2 M kr. co-P.I.

Lundbeck postdoc stipend 2 years 2017 ~1.4 M kr. (co-applicant)

China Scholarship Council- PhD Stipend 2017 ~420,000 kr. P.I. Vito Foderà.

Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship (IEF) for Career Development (2 years). European Union grant €230.000. 2012. P.I. Vito Foderà. 

Lifelong Learning Program (LLP) (3 months) - Erasmus Placement, University of Palermo. 2008. €1500. Visiting Scientist at the Univ. of Copenhagen. P.I. Vito Foderà.

Drug Research Academy Fellowship (3 months) Visiting Ph.D. at The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences Copenhagen. 2007. €6000. P.I. Vito Foderà.

MIUR fellowship (6 months) from University of Palermo. Visiting Ph.D. at The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences Copenhagen. 2006. €6000. P.I. Vito Foderà

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