Dr Stefania Di Cio

Dr Di Cio
Position: Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Supervisor: Prof Julien Gautrot
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7882 5301
Email: s.dicio@qmul.ac.uk
Location: 327, Engineering, Mile End
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.