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Dr. Paulo Siani


2019 – : Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy

2015 – 2016: Visiting PhD Student at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.



2014 – 2018: PhD in Theoretical and Computational ChemistryMark: 4/4, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2012 – 2014: Master degree in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2008 – 2012: Bachelor degree in Chemistry, State University of Maringá, Paraná, Brazil

Postdoctoral Researcher

Modeling hybrid bioinorganic nanosystems for biomedical applications

Multi-Scale modeling of biomembranes and drug design.

Coarse graining modeling.

Atomistic modeling.




Siani, Paulo, et al. "An overview of molecular dynamics simulations of oxidized lipid systems, with a comparison of ELBA and MARTINI force fields for coarse grained lipid simulations." Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Biomembranes 1858.10 (2016): 2498-2511.

De Souza, R. M., et al. "Methylene Blue Location in (Hydroperoxized) Cardiolipin Monolayer: Implication in Membrane Photodegradation." The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 121.36 (2017): 8512-8522. 

Siani, Paulo, et al. "Parameterization of a coarse-grained model of cholesterol with point-dipole electrostatics." Journal of computer-aided molecular design 32.11 (2018): 1259-1271.

Martins, Waleska K., et al. "Parallel damage in mitochondria and lysosomes is an efficient way to photoinduce cell death." Autophagy 15.2 (2019): 259-279.

Projects and Contracts

Postdoctoral researcher in the ERC Consolidator 2016-2021 project “SMART BIOINORGANIC HYBRIDS FOR NANOMEDICINE”.