Premio Squinzi

Congratulations to Pietro Bertani for the “Premio Giorgio Squinzi” for his master thesis “A multivariate approach at the thermodynamic properties of polyamino polycarboxylic complexes with paramagnetic and other endogenous metal ions” (which was developed in collabroation with Bracco) and congratulations also to his supervisors Roberto Todeschini and Alessandro Maiocchi.

NURA: a curated dataset of nuclear receptor modulators

NURA (curated NUclear Receptor Activity dataset) is a curated dataset of nuclear receptor modulators. It contains bioactivity annotations for 15,206 molecules and 11 selected Nuclear Receptors (NRs) obtained by integrating and curating data from toxicological and pharmacological databases. The data can be dowloaded at Zenodo:; details on this dataset can be found here: Valsecchi, C., Grisoni, F., Motta, S., Bonati, L., Ballabio, D. (2020) NURA: a curated dataset of nuclear receptor modulators, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 407, 115244 [link]

Geographical identification of Chianti red wines

This scientific publication was the outcome of a long collaboration with Ruffino, check it out: Bronzi, B., Brilli, C., Beone, G.M., Fontanella, M.C., Ballabio, D., Todeschini, R., Consonni, V., Grisoni, F., Parri, F., Buscema, M. (2020), Geographical identification of Chianti red wine based on ICP-MS element composition, Food Chemistry, 315, 126248 [link]

Prof. Todeschini valedictory lecture

The valedictory lecture of Prof. Todeschini will take place on monday 16th of december 2019, 10:30, room U3-01 (building U3 – Università degli Studi di Milano – Bicocca): “Una vita per la ricerca, la ricerca di una vita” [link]