Andrea Spitaleri, M.Sc., Ph.D. is a Computational scientist working at the intersection of basic and applied research, with extensive experience in computational chemistry in academia and industry. He has routinely combined computational simulations with experimental observations coming from X-ray and NMR. Degree in Chemistry in 1999 at the University of Pisa.
2000 and 2001 fellowships in organic synthesis at University of Pisa Department of Pharmacy (ITA) and EPFL of Lausanne (CH). PhD in NMR and computational chemistry (drug polymorphism) in 2006 at the University of Sheffield (UK). Postdocs in the Astrazeneca studying crystal packing determination and protein-ligand interaction in drug design (Alderley Park, UK). 10 years at the San Raffaele Foundation (ITA) in direct contact with clinical research. 3 years of Principal Investigator of AIRC project. Visiting researcher at CNIO (Spain) and Utrecht University (NL). Currently, he works at IIT in the CONCEPT Lab to study new advanced methodologies for computational drug design.
Principal field of research is the study of protein-protein and protein-ligand interactions, rare events and novel scoring function in docking. He is author of more than 40 articles and book chapters in international life science journals.