Welcome Maria!

Our group is getting bigger!
Maria from Brazil (University of Rio de Janeiro) is the new visiting PhD student. She just arrived in Italy and is ready to start working with us.

Good luck Maria

Virtual Toast


The project has started and the dream team is finally set! 

Welcome to the new post-docs Jessica and Francesca, two more great minds to fight Leishmaniasis!



Graduation Day!

Our Master's students, Giulia Danti and Eleonora Testi presented their thesis work today and graduated with honors

We are so proud of you and we wish you the best!!

FISR 2019 winner

We are proud to announce our group won the prestigious call FISR - 2019 (Fondo integrativo speciale per la ricerca) among more than hundreds of proposals. The investment is intended to finance specific interventions of particular strategic importance. The financed two-year project, named PROLEISH, will be developed counting on three strategic partners: UNIBO, CNR and Istituto Superiore di Sanità.
We are looking forward to starting working!

Stay tuned

October 12, 2020: Small molecule chimeras for medicinal chemistry and chemical biology applications

Elisa has come back @BoMedChem as Junior Assistant Professor (fixed-term) running the project "Small molecule chimeras for medicinal chemistry and chemical biology applications"

May 11, 2020 We are back!

After the #COVID19 lockdown, we're so glad to be back in the lab!

Apr 6, 2020: Chemistry faculty cope with coronavirus shutdowns

With university labs shuttered by COVID-19, chemistry faculty are getting a crash course in how to stay productive

Virtual Defense

Apr 3, 2020: Congratulations Michele!

Congratulations to Michele Rossi, who got his Ph.D cum laude today!

We are so proud of you especially for defending in these difficult times.

Good luck with your future

Feb 20, 2020 Three Minutes Competition

Thank you Claudia Albertini for representing our Group and our Department at the Three Minute Competition - UNIBO Edition (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQUSp8Sz718).

Feb 1,  See you soon Pedro!

Has been an amazing experience for all of us having you as a member of our group for the last year. 

We wish you all the best

March, 2020 MuTaLig COST Action Meeting

Congratulations Alessandra Salerno for being invited to attend the 4th COST Meeting "WG meeting – Final status of WG activities within the MuTaLig COST Action – Ege University, İzmir Turkey"

Celebrating Women in Medicinal Chemistry

The Editors of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (JMC) and ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters (MCL) are proud to share the release of their first special issue dedicated to “Women in Medicinal Chemistry.” Over the past several years, there has been a heightened awareness of the importance of attracting and retaining women in the field of medicinal chemistry, as well as supporting and developing their careers.

Dec 6, 2020 Well done Claudia!

Congratulations Claudia for winning the prize for the best presentation titled "IBUPROFEN-CROMOLYN CO-DRUGS AS POLYPHARMACOLOGICAL TOOLS FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE" - XIX Giornata della Chimica dell'Emilia Romagna, Department of chemical adn geological sciences - University of Modena.

DUniBo, the new collaboration between Drexel University and the University of Bologna, Italy

Thanks to the received funding, Dr. Olimpia Meucci and Dr. Renato Brandimarti have launched the first exchange project titled ‘The outlooking scientist’. The grant supports a visit of four graduate students (two from each institution) to their respective academic partners. Our group member, Claudia Albertini, is now spending a month in Philadelphia at Drexel University as a UNIBO ambassador.

UNIBO MAGAZINE: Una docente Unibo per la European Federation of Medicinal Chemistry

Maria Laura Bolognesi, docente del Dipartimento di Farmacia e Biotecnologie dell'Università di Bologna, è stata nominata membro dell’Advisory Board dell’associazione scientifica indipendente che rappresenta le società di chimica farmaceutica in Europa

Meet ACS’ New Associate Editors

New associate editors bring more than just changes to a publication’s masthead. They bring new experiences, new perspectives and new ideas to their publications. Get to know some of ACS’ latest associate editors and learn what unique gifts they’ll be bringing to their respective journals.