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Francesca is a Trainee Patent Attorney in our Electronics, Computing & Physics group.
Francesca has experience in drafting and prosecution of German and European patent applications in the areas of mechanical engineering, bio-technology, and image analysis.
She has specialist knowledge in the fields of whole cleared transgenic mouse light-sheet imaging of entire nervous system and blood vessels and scanning-probe microscopy in closed-cycle cryostat; low temperature AFM studies. As well as super-resolution microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, and single-molecule and single quantum dots studies and manipulation
Francesca gained her PhD at the University of Sheffield with focus on single molecule microscopy and spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, and nanotechnology
She studied her Master degree in physics at the Università degli Studi di Bari Italy with focus on phase synchronization of biological signals
Francesca also gained experience as a postdoctoral scientist at ISD (Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research) in Munich. As a Research & Development Engineer in the Innovation Department, Attocube systems AG, Munich and as a Postdoctoral Scientist at the Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Sheffield, UK. Francesca’s experience also includes several years of work experience with various imaging techniques.
Francesca is an accomplished photographer.