The Marelli research group is focused on the fabrication of new forms of biopolymers and their biomanufacturing to invent advanced materials that can interact with biomolecules, living matter and the environment. Our work lies at the interface between biomaterials science, self-assembly and advanced fabrication and we aim to engineer new materials that work at the biotic/abiotic interface to bring biomaterials-based innovation in agriculture, food security and food safety. Other interests of the group are the engineering of biointerfaces and the preservation of living matter and biological materials in anhydrous environments.
Latest news: We have two postdoc positions open in our lab at MIT starting from Dec 1, 2021. (1) AI application to protein design and synthetic biology (in collaboration with MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab); (2) Applications of biomaterials to improve food security and agrofood resilience. Please, send to the PI your CV and LoI to apply
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