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Francesca Gallo Francesca Gallo

Scientific Education

10/2015 – present

Early Stage Researcher in the ETN Magicbullet, Heidelberg Pharma GmbH (Ladenburg, Germany).

PhD topic: PSMA-targeting small molecules amanitin conjugates
Dr. Christoph Müller, Prof. Dr. Andreas Pahl

04/2015 – 09/2015

European Leonardo Da Vinci -Unipharma Graduates- fellowship, René Descartes University (Paris, France).

Research Topic: New access to constrained and unconstrained 1,2,3-triazole [1,5]-substituted. Application to peptidomimetics
Prof. Dr. Florent Huguenót

10/2012 – 03/2015

M.Sc. in Bioorganic chemistry and methodologies of synthesis, University of Bologna (Bologna, Italy).

Master thesis: Synthesis of peptide and peptidomimetic integrin ligands and conjugation to inorganic nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Luca Gentilucci

10/2007 – 03/2012

B.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, University of Bologna (Bologna, Italy).

Bachelor thesis: Mimetics of dipeptide Pro-Trp as intermediates in the synthesis of analgesics
Dr. Alessandra Tolomelli


  • L. Gentilucci, F. Gallo, F. Meloni, M. Mastrandrea, B. Del Secco, R. De Marco Controlling Cyclopeptide Backbone Conformation with β/α-Hybrid Peptide–Heterocycle Scaffolds, Eur J Org Chem, 2016, 2016(19), 3243-3251. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201600448.

Conferences attended

  • 34th European Peptide Symposium & 8th International Peptide Symposium- Leipzig, September, 2016.


  • F. Gallo, G. Mazzotti, R. De Marco, E. Rampazzo, S. Schinelli, L. Prodi, L. Gentilucci (2014, October). RGD-functionalized silica-core/surfactant shell nanoparticles for cancer therapy and imaging. Poster session and oral presentation at the Societá Chimica Italiana & Sigma Aldrich Young Chemists Symposium (SCI&SAYCS), Rimini, Italy.