Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche – Università degli studi di Catania
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche

Viale Andrea Doria, 6 Catania
tel. 095 738 5115 / 5125 - fax. 095 580138 direzione 095 738 5118

Spoto Giuseppe

References

email: gspoto@unict.it

phone: +39 095 738 5141

 

 

 

 

Education

  • Degree in Chemistry,UniversityofCatania, 1992
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry,UniversityofCatania, 1996

 

Professional experience
  • Management Committee member of  the Consorzio Interuniversitario Istituto Nazionale Biostrutture e Bioimmagini (I.N.B.B.) 6/2013-
  • National Coordinator Gruppo Divisionale Spettroscopia Analitica (Italian Chemical Society) 2013-
  • Management Committee substitute member European COST Action TD1003 Bio-inspired nanotechnologies: from concepts to applications, 2011
  • Head of Biomolecular Chemistry Degree Course (Laurea Magistrale) 2010-
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the Gruppo Interdivisionale Spettroscopie Raman ed Effetti Ottici non Lineari (Italian Chemical Society) 2009-2012
  • Member of the Steering Committee of Gruppo Divisionale Spettroscopia Analitica (Italian Chemical Society) 2009-2012
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the Department of Chemical Sciences 2007-2010
  • Teaching body International Ph.D. course on Nanoscience, Scuola Superiore di Catania, 2007-2010
  • Teaching body International Ph.D. course on Translational Biomedicine, Scuola Superiore di Catania, 2010-
  • Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry, University of Catania, 2005 –
  • Research Associate, Institute of Biostructure and Bioimaging, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 2004 –
  • Assistant Professor, University of Catania, 2003 – 2005
  • Member of the scientific committee of the SIDART MASTER course,UniversityofLecce.
  • Visiting Researcher, Department of Chemistry,UniversityofLeicester(U.K.) 2001
  • Visiting Researcher, Interface Analysis Centre,BristolUniversity (U.K.), 1994

 

Award
  • Accademia Gioenia Award for Chemistry 1994
  •  The Best Researcher Award, University of Catania, 2013

 

Invited lectures
  • V Seminario Nazionale di Spettroscopia Analitica, Gargnano, 2001.
  • IV Scuola Nazionale di Chimica per i Beni Culturali. Vetro e Ceramica, Altare (SV), 2002.
  • UniversityofLecce, 15 November 2002,Lecce.
  • UniversityofParma, 21 September 2004,Parma
  • Neotron, 17 March 2006, Modena
  • STMicroelectronics, 24 Maj 2006, Catania
  • Scuola Nazionale di Chimica Analitica per Dottorandi, 26 September 2006, Rome
  • LASERION 2007, 1-6 July 2007 Tegernsee, (Germany).
  • Nano-Bio-Photonics: Converging Science and Technologies Status and Perspectives, 14 September 2007, Rome.
  • TECHNART 2011, 26 29 April 2011Berlin, (Germany) .
  •  NANOMED Italy-Sweden Bilateral Meeting, 29-30 Settember,Stockholm, (Sweden).
  • UniversityofTorino, 21 October 2011,Torino.
  • Advanced laser-based techniques in art conservation, diagnostics and analysis,FORTH, Heraklion, 22 June 2012, (Grece)
  • Department of Chemistry, UniversityofCrete, 23 June 2012, (Grece).
  • XXIII National Congress of the Analytical Chemistry Division Italian Chemical Society, 20 September 2012 (Keynote Lecture)
  • Micro and Nanosystems in Biochemical Analysis, 17-20 October 2012,Warsaw,Poland
  • Bioelectrochemistry 2013, 17-21 March 2013,Bochum,Germany
  • Laserion 2013, 3-6 July 2013,Tegernsee,Germany.
  • Biosensori per l’ambiente e per la salute, 9-10 October 2007, Rome,.
  • FirstBioInterfaceSchool, 16 Novembre 2007,Lecce.
  • SCI National Congress Calabria and Sicilia, 4- Dicembre 2007, Messina (Plenary Lecture).
  • European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting,Strasbourg(France), 2009.
  • CNR,Bologna, 15 June 2010.
  • LASERION 2010, 7-10 July 2010 Tegernsee, (Germany)

 

Grants

 

            National

  • A.T.S. s.r.l.contract  2004.
  • Prin 2005, (Research and University Minister)
  • Neotron contract 2006
  • Meridionale Impianti S.p.A. 2006
  • Prin 2007, (Research and University Minister)
  • Prin 2009, (Research and University Minister)
  • Dipietrogroup s.r.l. contract 2012
  • HIPPOCRATES, PON02_00355, 2012, (Research and University Minister)
  • Plast_ICs, PON02_00355_3416798, 2012, (Research and University Minister)
  • PROFOOD, PON02_00451_3133441, 2012, (Research and University Minister)
  • NANOMAX, CNR, 2013

 

European networks

  • · COST Action TD1003 Bio-inspired nanotechnologies: from concepts to applications. Managment Committee substituent member

 

Editorial Activity

Member of the Editorial Board

  • International Journal of Analytical Chemistry
  • The Open Spectroscopy Journal.

 

Refereeing Activity

  • Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry, Springer (Germany)
  • Analytical Chemistry, American Chemical Society (USA)
  • Angewandte Chemie, WILEY-VCH, Weinheim, (Germany)
  • Applied Physics A, Springer, (Germany)
  • Applied Spectroscopy, Society for Applied Spectroscopy, (USA)
  • Biosensor and Bioelectronics, Elsevier (The Netherland)
  • Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Elsevier (The Netherland)
  • Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry,  Springer, (Germany)
  • Langmuir, American Chemical Society (USA)
  • Medicinal Research Reviews, Wiley Interscience (USA)
  • Sensors & Actuators B, Elsevier (The Netherland)
  • Sensor Letters, American Scientific Publishers (USA)
  • Termochimica Acta, Elsevier (The Netherland).

 

Research interests
  • Microfluidics and Biosensors.
  • Surface plasmon resonance imaging and mass spectrometry for the study of biomolecular interactions.
  • Molecular and biomolecular materials at the solid/liquid interface
  • Spatially resolved spectroscopic and spectrometric methods for the study of materials of interest for art and archaeology

 

Books
  • Modern Analytical Methods in Art and Archaeology, E. Ciliberto, G. Spoto, Eds., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 2000.
  • Detection of Non-Amplified Genomic DNA, G. Spoto, R. Corradini, Eds., Springer, 2012.

 

Publications

He has authored some eighty papers that have been published in peer-reviewed international journals and in book chapters.

Courses

Instrumental Analytical Chemistry II and Laboratory

Advanced Analytical Methodologies

Announcements

Research and Publications

Pubblicazioni