Tiengo Alessandra

 

Born in Voghera (PV) on February 2nd, 1983

 

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione

Università degli Studi di Pavia

Via Ferrata 1 27100 Pavia (Italy)

 

Position at BMI

Research fellow, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy

Academic Degree 

2012 PhD in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, University of Pavia, Italy
Thesis: Advanced methods and software tools for the analysis of mass spectrometry proteomic data

 

2008 Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pavia, Italy
Thesis: Identificazione di proteine da dati di spettrometria di massa (peptide mass fingerprinting): sviluppo di una procedura in ambiente Perl.
Score: 110 out of 110 cum laude.
2005

Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pavia, Italy
Thesis: Valutazione di tecniche di clustering per l'analisi di dati di profili di espressione genica.
Score: 105 out of 110.

Appointments

2011-2012 Research fellow
2008-2011 PhD Student in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics
2008 External collaborator of Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics

Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics and Data Mining
  • Proteomics: protein identification and analysis of mass spectrometry data

Academic Activities

2011-2012 Course on Machine Learning in Biomedicine (Biomedical Engineering Master Degree): teaching assistant
2010-2012 Course on Medical Informatics (Biomedical Engineering Bachelor Degree): teaching assistant
2009-2012 Co-supervisor of Biomedical Engineering Degrees theses
2009-2012 Course on Bioinformatics (Biomedical Engineering Master Degree): lectures on Computational Proteomics

International Organizations

International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
Italian National Bioengineering Group (GNB)
Bioinformatics ITalian Society (BITS)

Awards

2011 Bioinformatics ITalian Society (BITS) travel grant to attend BITS 2011 - Pisa, Italy
2010 IBM and Columbia University Best Performer Award at DREAM 2010 (RECOMB satellite conference). Challenge: “Epitope-Antibody Recognition Specificity Prediction”. New York, USA
2010 International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) travel grant to attend RECOMB 2010 - Lisbon, Portugal
2010 Bioinformatics ITalian Society (BITS) travel grant to attend BITS 2010 - Bari, Italy
2008 Italian National Bioengineering Group (GNB) Award for the Master thesis in Biomedical Engineering
2008 Unione degli Industriali della Provincia di Pavia Award for the Master degree in Biomedical Engineering

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