Dott. Francesco Marchesani

Francesco Marchesani (FM) is a Post-Doc researcher at the Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the University of Parma. He is graduated in Pharmaceutical Chemisitry and Technology and has a PhD in ‘’Drugs, Biomolecules and Health Products’’. His main experties are related to enzymology and the evaluation of structure/function relationship of proteins of pharmaceutical interest. During his career, FM has mainly worked on projects concerning the study of enzymes involved in the metabolism of serine in the central nervous system . His actual project is related to the biochemical and biophysical characterisation of proteins involved in the iron assimilation by Staphylococcus aureus and the discovery of new molecular entities showing antimicrobial activity.