Short Curriculum Vitae

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  • Personal:
    • Born in Siracusa, Italy, 23 June 1980.
    • Nationality Italian
  • Studies:
    • Scientific Lyceum O.M. Corbino, Siracusa, July 1999.
    • "Laurea" degree in Computer Science, 110/110 cum Laude, Univerisity of Catania, July 2004.
    • Title of the thesis: Predizione della Struttura Nativa delle Proteine mediante Algoritmi Immunologici Multiobiettivo (Prediction of Native Protein Structures using Multi-objective Immune Algorithms). Advisors: Prof. Vincenzo Cutello and Prof. Giuseppe Nicosia.
    • English Certificate from EF International School of English, Cambridge, UK. Full-time course from July 18 2005 to August 05 2005.
  • Academic positions:
    • Ph.D student in Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, NY, USA.
    • Ph.D student in Computer Science, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, Italy.
  • Awards:
    • IBM PhD Fellowship award for the 2010-2011 academic year.
    • "McCracken" award - Guaranteed Financial Support 2007-2012, Ph.D. Program, NYU.
    • "ARCHIMEDE" award from Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, for the accademic year 2003-2004, as undergraduate student with excellent career.
    • ICARIS Bursary - Travel Grant, 4th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems 2005.
  • Work Experiences:
    • June 2011 - Present
      Title: Assistant Research Scientist.
      Duties: Develop algorithms, software and databases for analyzing next generation sequencing data.
      Organization: NYU Bioinformatics Group, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (CIMS), New York University.
    • October 2005 - August 2007
      Title: Junior Research Scientist.
      Duties: Team-leader and primary collaborator with the rest of the CCPR group (from 20 June 2006).
      Organization: NYU Bioinformatics Group, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (CIMS), New York University.
      Project: Large-Scale Emergency Readiness (LaSER) - Center for Catastrophe Preparedness & Response (CCPR).
  • Conferences, Symposiums and Workshops attended:
    • 2011 Genome Assembly Workshop, Santa Cruz, CA March 14-16, 2011.
    • 9th IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS), Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), November 10 - 12, 2010.
    • Systems Biology and New Sequencing Technologies (SBNST), Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, 16-17-18 June, 2010.
    • The First International Conference on Advances in Bioinformatics and Applications (BIOINFO 2010), March 7-13, 2010 - Cancun, Mexico.
    • Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Planning for Catastrophic Health Emergencies (CCPR symposium) Hosted by CCPR's Large Scale Emergency Readiness Project (LaSER). March 3rd, 2008, Rosenthal Pavilion at NYU's Kimmel Center, New York, USA.
    • 3rd International Conference on Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems (HoloMAS 2007) September 3-5, 2007, Regensburg, Germany. In conjunction with DEXA 2007 Events.
    • The Second IASTED International Conference on Computational Intelligence (CI 2006), November 20-22, 2006, San Francisco, California, USA.
    • Blue Chalk Conference, British Petroleum (BP), San Francisco, CA, USA, September 11-12, 2006.
    • International Conference on Complex Systems 2006 (ICCS-2006), Boston, MA, USA, June 25-30, 2006.
    • The 21st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC-2006), Dijon, France, April 23-27, 2006.
    • 4th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS-2005), 14th-17th August, 2005 in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
    • International workshop on Natural and Artificial Immune Systems (NAIS05), Vietri sul Mare (SA), June, 9-10 2005.
    • 3rd European Workshop on Evolutionary Bioinformatics - EvoBio (EvoWorkshops 2005), 30 March - 1 April 2005 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
    • 3rd International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS-2004), 13 - 16 September, 2004 Catania, Italy.
  • Summer Schools:
    • SECEVitA 2007, Summer Course on Evolutionary Computation and Artificial Life, Baia Samuele, Sampieri (Ragusa), Italy, August 31 - September 4, 2007.
    • Second International School on Biology, Computation and Information (BCI 2005), Dobbiaco (BZ), Italy, September 12-16, 2005.
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