Alessia Battigelli

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 26 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1033,Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Biomaterials based on peptoids, polymers, carbon-based nanomaterials
  • Self-assembled nanostructures
  • Polymeric hydrogels
  • Peptoid synthesis


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  • Post-doc at Brown University, School of Engineering (USA) 2016-2020
  • Post-doc at The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (USA) 2014-2016
  • Post-doc at Centre national de la recherche scientifique/University of Strasbourg (France) 2012-2013
  • PhD in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Trieste (Italy) and University of Strasbourg (France) 2012 


  • PMSE Future Faculty Scholars Awards, 2018


  • S. Wang(*), A. Battigelli(*), D. Alkekhia, A. Fairman, Valentin Antoci, Wentian Yang, Douglas Moore, A. Shukla, Controlled delivery of a protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitor, SHP099, using cyclodextrin-mediated host-guest interactions in polyelectrolyte multilayer films for cancer therapy, RSC Adv. 2020, 10, 20073-20082.
  • A. Battigelli, B. Almeida, S. Shukla, A. D. Rocha, A. Shukla, Inducing mesenchymal stem cell attachment on non-cell adhesive hydrogels through click chemistry, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 7661-7664.
  • A. Battigelli. Design and Preparation of Organic Nanomaterials Using Self-Assembled Peptoids, Biopolymers 2019, 110: e23265.
  • A. Battigelli, J. H. Kim, D. C. Dehigaspitiya, C. Proulx, E. J. Robertson, D. J. Murray, B. Rad, K. Kirshenbaum, R. N. Zuckermann, Glycosylated peptoid nanosheets as a multivalent scaffold for protein recognition, ACS Nano 2018, 12 (3), 2455-2465.
  • E. J. Robertson, A. Battigelli, C. Proulx, R. V. Mannige, T. K. Haxton, L. Yun, S. Whitelam, R. N. Zuckermann, Design, synthesis, and assembly of Peptoid Nanosheets, Acc. Chem. Res. 2016, 49, 379-389.
  • R. V. Mannige, T. K. Haxton, C. Proulx, E. J. Robertson, A. Battigelli, G. L. Butterfoss, R. N. Zuckermann, S. Whitelam, Peptoid nanosheets exhibit a new secondary-structure motif, Nature 2015, 526, 415-420. 
  • A. Battigelli, C. Ménard-Moyon, A. Bianco, Carbon nanomaterials as new tools for immunotherapeutic applications, J Mater. Chem. B 2014, 2, 6144-6156.
  • A.Battigelli, J. Russier, E. Venturelli, C. Fabbro, V. Petronilli, P. Bernardi, T. Da Ros, M. Prato, A. Bianco, Peptide-based carbon nanotubes for mitochondrial targeting, Nanoscale 2013, 5, 9110-9117.
  • A. Battigelli, C. Ménard-Moyon, T. Da Ros, M. Prato, A. Bianco, Endowing carbon nanotubes with biological and biomedical properties by chemical modifications, Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev. 2013, 65, 1899-1920.
  • A. Battigelli, J. Tzu-Wen Wang, J. Russier, T. Da Ros, K. Kostarelos, K. T. Al-Jamal, M. Prato, A. Bianco, Ammonium and guanidinium dendron-carbon nanotubes by amidation and click chemistry and their use for siRNA delivery, Small 2013, 9, 3610-3619.


  • Battigelli, Alessia; Almeida, Bethany & Shukla, Anita (2021). Recent Advances in Bioorthogonal Click Chemistry for Biomedical Applications. Bioconjugate chemistry. ISSN 1043-1802. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.1c00564.

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