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

Multi-Scale modeling of biomembranes and drug design.

Coarse graining modeling.

Atomistic modeling.



Modeling hybrid bioinorganic nanosystems for biomedical applications

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.

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

Dr. Paulo Siani
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