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01/2018    Our recent paper on Epigenetic Memory and Genomic Bookmarking has been published in Nucleic Acids Research!

11/2017    Paper in collaboration with Angelo Rosa on the glassy dynamics of ring polymers under random pinning has been published in PRL!!

09/2017    Congratulations to Chris for his paper on Non-Equilibrium Chromosome Looping. An alternative view to loop extrusion "without a motor"! Made the cover of the Sept. issue of PRL!!

20/05/2017    Welcome Dante!

12/2016    Our paper on a Recolourable Polymer model to describe chromatin folding with an underlying dynamic epigenome has been published in PRX, followed up by an APS Focus story on How Cells Remember Who They Are signed by science writer Philip Ball!!

12/2016    My paper on the Tree-Like Structure of Rings has been published in Soft Matter!

05/2016    Last paper of my PhD: A Topologically-Driven Glass in Ring Polymers has been published in PNAS with a News&Views in Nature Physics!

10/2015    Paper on the Topological Patterns of DNA Knots accepted in PNAS!!

09/2015    Very honored to receive the IOP Ian Macmillan Ward Prize for best PhD student publication in Polymer Physics

05/2015    My model for the Kinetoplast DNA "a genomic medieval chainmail" has been published in Physical Biology!

12/2014    A Taste for Anelloni has been featured in the IOP magazine Physics World followed up by a new entry in the Wiktionary!