Francesca Apollonio

Sapienza University of Rome:
Doctorate

Theme: CAN MEMBRANE PROTEINS ACT AS BIOLOGICAL PROBES FOR EM FIELDS?

Biography

Francesca  Apollonio (M’06) received the Doctorate degree from the Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, 1998. Since  2000,  she  joined  the  Department  of  Electronic  Engineering,  Sapienza  University  of  Rome as Assistant Professor and since 2019 she is Associate Professor. Dr. Apollonio is a member of the National Scientific Commission CNR-URSI, Commission K “Electromagnetics in Biology and Medicine” since 2011. From 2012 to 2015, she served on the Board of Directors  of the Bioelectromagnetic Society. Presently she is National Representative of COST CA15211, “Atmospheric Electricity Network: coupling with the Earth System, climate and biological systems”.

Her current research interests include the interaction  between electromagnetic fields  and  biological  systems  using  both  theoretical and experimental  approaches.