Daniela is a protein chemist with a background in structural biology. She has more than 15 years of experience on working with proteins at the bench in different settings. Among other positions, Daniela spent four years at Plexxikon where she worked in the protein chemistry department and contributed to its platform by providing purified drug targets for assays and structural biology. Daniela received her PhD from University of Calabria, Italy meanwhile she conducted her research in Tom Alber’s laboratory at University of California, Berkeley.
When not working, Daniela enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, gardening and cooking.