Nuzzo Angelo

 

Born in Grottaglie (TA) on August 6th, 1981

 

 

Current Position

Bioinformatics Staff Scientist at the Biomedical Sequencing Facility of the Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Vienna, Austria

Position at BMI 

Research fellow, Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy
Visiting Researcher, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Academic Degree

2009 Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, University of Pavia, Italy.
Thesis: A framework for data and knowledge integration in genome-wide studies
2005 Laurea Specialistica (Master degree) in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy.
Thesis: Progetto e sviluppo di un sistema di gestione e analisi dei dati di tratti genetici complessi (Design and development of a data management and analysis system for genetic dissection of complex traits). Score: 110 out of 110 cum laude.
2003 Laurea (Bachelor Degree) in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy.
Thesis: Progetto e sviluppo di una base dati per analisi di omologia genetica uomo/topo (Design and development of a database to support human/mouse genetic homology studies). Score: 110 out of 110.

 Appointments

2009-2011 Research fellow. Bioinformatics Unit, Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy
2008-2011 Visiting Researcher. Riva Bioinformatics Lab at Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
6/2011 Visiting Researcher. Bioinformatics Laboratory, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
4-5/2011 Visiting Researcher. Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.
11/2009 Visiting Researcher. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
11-12/2008 External Collaborator. Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy
2007-2008 Visiting Research Scholar. Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, USA.
2005-2008 PhD Student in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics. Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Italy

Research Interests

  • Translational bioinformatics: IT solutions for genotypic and phenotypic data management (Data Warehousing), integration (Web-based systems) and analysis (Machine Learning, Data Mining);
  • Automated Reasoning methods for translational research: knowledge-based computational methods to support high-throughput studies
  • Bioinformatics approaches for Tissue Engineering
  • Next Generation Sequencing technologies
  • Mathematical and statistical methods for genetic dissection of complex traits (Genome-Wide Association Studies)

Academic Activities

2010-2011 Course on "Telemedicine" (Biomedical Engineering Master Degree): teaching assistanceship (lectures on Object-Oriented software design).
2009-2011 PhD Programs of the Faculty of Engineering: lectures on "Scientific Peer-review Process". University of Pavia, Italy.
2009-2011 Course on “Bioinformatics” (Biomedical Engineering Master Degree): lectures on Next Generation Sequencing Technologies. Faculty of Engineering.
2009-2011 Course on 'Internet in Medicine' (Biomedical Engineering Bachelor Degree): teaching assistanceship.
2008-2010 Course on 'Probabilistic Models in Medicine' (Biomedical Engineering Master Degree): lectures on Genetic Association Studies.
2006-2011 Co-supervisor for Bachelor and Master theses (Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science).
2002-2008 Mathematical Analysis Tutor at the Faculty of Engineering.

Editorial Activities

2008-2009 Member of the Student Editorial Board of Methods of Information in Medicine, official journal of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA)
2006-today Reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Information Technology in Biomedicine.

 Organization of Scientific Events

2010 Member of the Program Committee of the 14th Workshop on Intelligent Data Analysis in Biomedicine and Pharmacology (IDAMAP 2010)

 Invited talks

2011

Workshop for Improving Productivity, Efficiency, Product Quality and Environmental Sustainability of Aquaculture Operations through Systematic Integration of Information and Knowledge (PPA): Integrative approaches and technologies in bioinformatics. Shepherdstown, WV, USA

2011

International Conference on Plant Gene Discovery Technology (PGDT 2011): A knowledge management tool for genome-wide research. Vienna, Austria

Administrative Appointments

2007-2010 PhD Students Representative to the Board of the Italian Bioengineering Group (GNB).
2006-2008 PhD Students Representative to the Board of the Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Italy.

International and National Organizations

International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria (GNB)
Bioinformatics Italian Society (BITS)

Awards

2011 Bioinformatics Italian Society (BITS) travel grant to attend ISMB/ECCB 2011 in Vienna, Austria
2006 Nature Publishing Group travel grant to attend Genetic Analysis Workshop 15 in St.Petetersburg, FL, USA.

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