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Computational Biophysics


Prof. Dr. Paolo Carloni 
Head of Laboratory
Computational Biophysics     

German Research School
for Simulation Sciences
Room 3010

52425 Jülich

p.carloni "at" grs-sim.de
+49 2461 61 8941

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1982           Diploma
1990           Graduation (Laurea) in Chemistry, University of Florence, Italy
1993           Ph.D. in Chemistry (majoring computational biophysics), University of Florence, Italy
          "Theoretical Studies on Metalloproteins"
          Supervisors: Lucia Banci and Pier Luigi Orioli (University of Florence),
                                  Michele Parrinello (IBM Zurich Research Laboratory)

Professional Career

1990 - 1991           Visiting Scientist, IBM Research Laboratory, Kingston, New York, USA
1992           Visiting Scientist, IBM Research Laboratory, Zürich, Switzerland
1993 - 1994           Postdoc, Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, Italy
1994           Assistant Professor, University of Florence, Italy
1995 - 1997           Researcher, IBM Research Laboratory, Zürich, Italy
1998 - 2000           Assistant Professor, SISSA, Trieste, Italy
2000           Associate Professor, SISSA, Trieste, Italy
1988 - 2008           Responsible for Biophysics Line of Research at Psi-k European Electronic Structure Network
2003 - 2009           Head of the Research Line in Biophysics of DEMOCRITOS, Trieste, Italy
          Head of the Statistical and Biological Physics Sector
2004 - 2009           Full Professor, SISSA, Trieste, Italy

Current Research

Molecular simulation and bioinformatics approaches to molecular medicine and to molecular mechanisms of human perceptions. More than 200 papers published in refereed journals.


More than one hundred seminars and colloquia delivered throughout the world at major universities, research and industrial laboratories and professional meetings. Organizer of a dozen of international conferences.

Teaching activity

Supervised the PhD thesis in Computational Biophysics of 30 Students.

Editorial Activity

Member of Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal: Proteins: Structure, Function, Bioinformatics.


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