Marco Pisanello

PhD/Fellow

Contacts

Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Via Barsanti, SNC - 73010 Arnesano (LE) Italy
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About

Marco Pisanello was born on March 24th, 1988. He obtained the Bachelor's Degree in ICT Engineering in January 2011 at Università del Salento (graduation mark: 110/110 magna cum laude) with a thesis on the characterization of conductive and insulating materials in a high electron mobility transistor based device for neural biosensing, and a Master's Degree in Telecommunication Engineering in April 2013 at Università del Salento (graduation mark: 110/110 magna cum laude) with a thesis on the design and fabrication of tapered and nano-patterned optical fibers for application in optogenetics. He was also a student in the Istituto Superiore Universitario per la Formazione Interdisciplinare (ISUFI) for both the pre-bachelor and pre-master course in which he graduated with the maximum mark. He obtained the Ph.D. in Materials, structures and nanotechnology Engineering in June 2017 at Università del Salento.

Selected Publications

Publications in peer reviewed journal:

E. D. Lemma, B. Spagnolo, F. Rizzi, S. Corvaglia, M. Pisanello, F. Pisanello, M. De Vittorio. Microenvironmental stiffness of 3D polymeric structures to study invasive rates of cancer cells. Advanced Healtcare Materials, accepted for publication (2017).

F. Pisanello, G. Mandelbaum, M. Pisanello, I. A. Oldenburg, L. Sileo, J. E. Markowitz, R. E. Peterson, A. Della Patria, T. M. Haynes, M. S. Emara, B. Spagnolo, S. R. Datta, M. De Vittorio, B. L. Sabatini. Dynamic illumination of spatially restricted or large brain volumes via a single tapered optical fiber. Nature Neuroscience 20, 1180-1188 (2017).

M. Pisanello, A. Della Patria, L. Sileo, B. L. Sabatini, M. De Vittorio, F. Pisanello. Modal demultiplexing properties of tapered and nanostructured optical fibers for in vivo optogenetic control of neural activity. Biomedical Optics Express 6, 4014-4026 (2015).

F. Pisanello, L. Sileo, I. A. Oldenburg, M. Pisanello, L. Martiradonna, B. L. Sabatini, J. A. Assad, M. De Vittorio. Multipoint emitting optical fibers for spatially addressable in vivo optogenetics. Neuron 82, 1245-1254 (2014).

IIT Patent:

F. Pisanello, L. Martiradonna, L. Sileo, I. A,. Oldenburg, M. Pisanello, B. Sabatini, J. Assad, M. De Vittorio, "Optogenetic tool for multiple and independently addressing of patterned optical windows” Italian patent application #TO2013A000603, Application July 17th, 2013.

iit Publications

2017 A two-photon microscopy based technique to measure the light collection properties of in vivo photometry tools
2017 A wireless head-mountable device for deep brain optogenetics stimulation of freely-moving mice
2017 Confocal imaging characterization of two-photon lithography microstructures for cell cultures
2017 Confocal imaging characterization of two-photon lithography microstructures for cell cultures
2017 Direct Laser Writing of tapered optical fibers for spatially selective control of neural activity
2017 Direct measure of the collection diagram of fiber optics for In vivo photometry
2017 Dynamic illumination of spatially restricted or large brain volumes via a single tapered optical fiber
2017 Heat delivered into the brain with tapered optical fibers
2017 Laser micromachining for fast and cost-effective realization of microstructured tapered optical fibers for optogenetics applications
2017 Microenvironmental Stiffness of 3D Polymeric Structures to Study Invasive Rates of Cancer Cells
2017 Optical readout of mithocontrial membrane potential to monitor sperm cell progressive motility
2017 Optical readout of mitochondrial membrane potential to monitor sperm cell progressive motility
2017 Optogenetics and Deep Brain Stimulation to investigate and treat pathological brain circuits
2017 Single-cell-based evaluation of sperm progressive motility via fluorescent assessment of mitochondria membrane potential
2017 Tailoring light emission from tapered optical fibers for optogenetics
2017 Tapered and patterned optical fibers for optical control and electrical recording of neural activity
2017 Tapered fibers for optogenetics: from wide volume to site-selective optical control of neural activity in the mouse brain
2017 Tapered fibers for optogenetics: from wide volume to site-selective optical control of neural activity in the mouse brain.
2017 Tapered optical fibers as potential tools to reduce heating artifacts in optogenetics experiments
2017 Tapered optical fibers for optogenetics
2017 Tapered Optical Fibers for Optogenetics
2017 Two-photon Lithography Fabrication of 3D Stiffness-gradient Microscaffolds for Cancer Cell Invasiveness Studies
2016 A device for deep brain wireless optogenetic stimulation in untethered mice
2016 A device for deep-brain wireless optogentic stimulation in untethered mice
2016 A fully integrated optrode based on multipoint emitting tapered optical fibers: the "fibertrode"
2016 Influence of laser beam quality on modal selection in tapered optical fibers for multipoint optogenetic control of neural activity
2016 Minimally-invasive optrodes based on tapered and micro fabricated optical fibers
2016 Static and dynamic characterization of two-photon lithography photoresist
2016 Tailoring light-delivery depth for optogenetic control of neural activity in deep-brain structures with tapered optical fibers
2016 Tapered and nano-patterned optical fibers for custom in vivo light delivery
2016 Tapered and nano-patterned optical fibers for customized light delivery geometries in vivo
2016 Tapered and nanostructured optical fibers for simultaneous optical control and electrical readout of neural activity in the living mouse brain
2016 Tapered fiber optical waveguide for homogeneous in vivo light delivery
2015 A deep brain optogenetic stimulation device in untethered mice based on a semiconductor laser diode triggered wirelessly by infrared
2015 Fabrication of multipoint light emitting optical fibers for optogenetics
2015 Modal demultiplexing properties of tapered and nanostructured optical fibers for in vivo optogenetic control of neural activity
2015 Multipoint optogenetic control of neural activity with tapered and nanostructured optical fibers
2015 Nanomachined tapered optical fibers for in vivo optogenetics
2015 Nanomachined tapered optical fibers for optogenetics
2015 Optical fiber technologies for in-vivo light delivery and optogenetics
2015 Static and Dynamic Mechanical Characterization of two-photon Lithography Photoresists
2015 Tapered and nano-patterned optical fibers for optogenetic control of neural activity
2015 Tapered fiber optical waveguide for homogeneous in-vivo light delivery
2015 Tapered fiber optical waveguide for homogeneous in-vivo light delivery in extended brain structures
2014 Multipoint-emitting optical fibers for spatially addressable in vivo optogenetics
2014 Photonic technologies for optogenetics

Awards

April 2014. Global Grant from the Rotary Foundation; area of focus: disease prevention and treatment.