Diego Ulisse Pizzagalli

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Phone
+41 91 820 0332 (IRB)
Address

Group Prof. Dr. Rolf Krause
High Performance Methods for Numerical Simulation in Science, Medicine and Engineering
Institute of Computational Science (ICS), Faculty of Informatics
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

Group Dr. Santiago F. Gonzalez
Infection and Immunity
Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB)
Via Vincenzo Vela 6, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland

Group Prof. Dr. Marcus Thelen
Signal Transduction
Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB)
Via Vincenzo Vela 6, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland

E-Mail
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Diego Ulisse Pizzagalli

Postdoctoral researcher

My research interests focus on combining biomedical data with computational methods to answer/generate biomedically relevant questions.

Currently, this includes intravital imaging data with graph-based algorithms to unravel novel mechanisms of the immune system (PhD project).

While in the past:
- Electrocardiographic signals (ECG) and machine learning for the automatic detection of arrythmic and ischemic events (MSc thesis).
- Near infrared sensors (NIR) and ubiquitous computing for decreasing the mortality associated with the sudden infant death sindrome (SIDS).
- Low-cost sensors, ubiquitous computing and machine learning for improving the posture of office workers.
- Social networks and real-time data mining for the monitoring of flu outbreaks.

Other projects/activitied:

- Co-coordinating a team of 4 people working on the IMMUNEMAP project which aims to make 2-photon intravital microscopy videos of the immune system Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable. Link will follow soon.
- Teaching Assistant at the faculty of informatics - Universita della Svizzera italiana
- Tutor of the LaM project in collaboation with Liceo Lugano 2

OPEN thesis/internship possibilities. Students interested on the aforementioned topics are invited to contact me or prof. Krause.

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