Damiano Genovese

Tenure Track Assistant Professor (RTD-B)

Research Interests:

- Fluorescence Microscopy

- Multichromophoric Nanostructures

- Lasing and Responsive Materials

Representative Publications

Collective Properties Extend Resistance to Photobleaching of Highly Doped PluS NPs

Genovese, D. , Rampazzo, E. , Zaccheroni, N. , Montalti, M. and Prodi, L.

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 5094-5097https://doi.org/10.1002/ejic.201700831

Local pH oscillations witness autocatalytic self-organization of biomorphic nanostructures.

Montalti M., Zhang G., Genovese D., Morales J., Kellermeier M., García-Ruiz J.M.

Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 14427. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14427 

Mechano- and Photochromism from Bulk to Nanoscale: Data Storage on Individual Self-Assembled Ribbons

Genovese, D.*, Aliprandi, A., Prasetyanto, E. A., Mauro, M., Hirtz, M., Fuchs, H., Fujita, Y., Uji-I, H., Lebedkin, S., Kappes, M. and De Cola, L.*

Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201601269

Energy transfer processes in dye-doped nanostructures yield cooperative and versatile fluorescent probes

D. Genovese*, E. Rampazzo, S. Bonacchi, M. Montalti, N. Zaccheroni, and L. Prodi

Nanoscale (Feature Article), 2014, 6,6, 3022-3036

Reversible photoswitching of dye-doped core–shell nanoparticles

D. Genovese, M. Montalti, L. Prodi, E. Rampazzo, N. Zaccheroni, O. Tosic, K. Altenhoner, F. May and J. Mattay

Chemical Communication, 2011, 39, 10975-10977

Crystallization and intermittent dynamics in constricted microfluidic flows of dense suspensions

D. Genovese and J. Sprakel

Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 3889-3896

Research Projects


PRIN 2019

"Quantum detection of chiral-induced spin selectivity at the molecular level"

(within Prof. C. Tomasini Research Unit")




"Intrinsic lasing within microalgae to monitor biofuel production (LASinAFuel)"







"Biopolimeri fluorescenti e aggregazione proteica: un
approccio multidisciplinare"



Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow 2013

"Mesoporous films as responsive membranes"

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology – ISIS Strasbourg

Supervisor Prof. Luisa De Cola