Dr Michele Zagnoni

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Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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Personal statement

Michele Zagnoni's research is based on the development of new microsystems for basic biology investigation, diagnosis and treatment of disease using microfluidic and lab-on-a-chip technologies. More information on: www.zagnonilab.com

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Area of Expertise

Microfabrication of polymeric structures

Theoretical and experimental expertise in fluid dynamics at the microscale

On chip cell culture

Organ on a chip

Bioimaging

Miniaturised bioassay

Prize And Awards

Member of Departmental Safety Committee
Recipient
5/2011

More prizes and awards

Qualifications

08/2013             Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

06/2013             Affiliate Membership to the Royal Society of Chemistry

10/2012:            SCQF Certificate for Biosafety Practitioner Level 1

10/2012:            PostGraduate Certificate in Advanced Academic Studies

04/2006:            Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

11/2002:            Italian state certification for the practice of engineering as a profession (Chartered Engineer)

10/2002:                Dr. Eng. degree (5 year degree) in Electronic Engineering (Bioengineering qualification)

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Teaching

Teaching Staff for the course EE312 - Instrumentation and Microcontrollers (3rd year) at the University of Strathclyde.

Support Staff for the course EE105 - Electronic Techniques and Design (1st year) at the University of Strathclyde.

Teaching Staff for Small Group Tutorials (SGT) at the University of Strathclyde.

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Research Interests

We use microfluidics for the development of screening and diagnostic systems for healthcare applications, including fundamental biological research, drug screening and personalized medicine therapy, for the creation of organ-on-a-chip in vitro models and for synthetic biology applications.

Professional Activities

PhD student selected for oral presentation at international conference due to outstanding abstract.
Contributor
5/9/2023
ORGAN-ON-A-CHIP TECHNOLOGIESFOR MEDICAL RESEARCH
Recipient
6/2023
A microfluidic platform to upscale screening of patient-derived 3D models
Speaker
4/2023
Microfluidics to facilitate screening of spheroids & organoids
Speaker
3/2023
Enabling complex in vitro models in microfluidics
Speaker
3/2023
Targeting precision medicine in oncology with lab-on-a-chip technologies
Speaker
1/2023

More professional activities

Projects

Mechanobiology-based medicine / Mechanomeds
Zagnoni, Michele (Principal Investigator) Childs, Peter (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2023 - 30-Jan-2028
Engineering the Bone Marrow Niche to Control Stem Cell Regulation, Metastatic Evolution and Cancer Dormancy
Zagnoni, Michele (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2023 - 30-Jan-2028
Developing new approaches to enhance drug development for soft tissue sarcoma
Zagnoni, Michele (Principal Investigator) Fragkandrea Nixon, Ioanna (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2023 - 28-Jan-2025
Developing an assay to measure neuron-to-neuron spread of α-synuclein pathology on a microfluidics platform
Zagnoni, Michele (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 30-Jan-2022
Adenomyosis-on-a-chip: a microfluidic 3D model of the endometrial-myometrial junction (EMJ)
Sandison, Mairi (Principal Investigator) Zagnoni, Michele (Co-investigator) Busch, Caroline (Researcher)
06-Jan-2021 - 23-Jan-2021
Provision of microfluidic well plates - phase2
Zagnoni, Michele (Principal Investigator)
07-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2019

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Contact

Dr Michele Zagnoni
Reader
Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Email: michele.zagnoni@strath.ac.uk
Tel: 5985 & 7368