Dr. Ivan Merelli is currently staff scientist at the Institute for Biomedical Technologies (ITB) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in the Bioinformatics Research Unit. In December 2003 he received a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, with a thesis about molecular surface modeling and analysis. In February 2009 he received a PhD in Computer Science from the university of Milano - Bicocca with a research project about surface matching for macromolecular docking and functional annotation. His research activities concern data analysis and software development in the field of Genomics and Proteomics, in particular for the management of Biological Databases and High Performance Computing facilities in projects of Drug Discovery and Systems Biology. His experience is related mainly to bioinformatics data analysis and to the management of infrastructure for the treatment of data produced using high throughput technologies of molecular biology. He is the coauthor of more than thirty papers published in international peer-reviewed journals and more than thirty contributions in International Conference Proceedings.
Biography Updated on 5 August 2012