Dr Stefania Di Ciò

Dr Stefania Di Ciò

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

+44 (0) 20 7882 5301
Engineering 147, Mile End
Supervisor: Prof Julien Gautrot
Expertise: Development of nano- to micro-scale fabrication processes for the control of cellular microenvironment. Design of microfluidic chips with multiple hydrogel compartments for the embedding of organotypic cultures and spheroids. Microvascularisation within organ-on-chip platforms. Study of the mechanisms regulating cell sensing of nanoscale topography. In particular, the processes controlling actin dynamics and their impact on cell adhesion, spreading and fate decision.