Institute of Crystallography - CNR

Moccia Maria


2003: MSc Organic Chemistry, University of Naples.
2007: PhD in Chemistry under the supervision of Prof. C. Pedone, Department of Biological Science, University of Naples. During PhD worked at Edinburgh University under the supervision of Prof Mark Bradley on “Non enzymatic method for single nucleotide polymorphism analysis”.

2008: Post-doctoral Research Fellows at IBB-CNR on project entitled “Peptide-PNA chimera mimetic of Ni superoxide dismutase (SOD) binding site”.
2009-2011: Awarded Marie Curie fellowship (CEMP) : Development of novel PNA based molecular probes for the detection of c-Myc mRNA.
2011-2012: Senior Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Chemistry at RCSI founded by TIDA and Science Foundation Ireland.
2013-nowdays: Researcher at IC-CNR

Organic synthesis: solution and solid phase synthesis, asymmetric organocatalysis, multicomponent reaction, microwave assisted synthesis.

Oligonucleotide synthesis: manual and automated DNA, DNA analogues, PNA, chimeric DNA/PNA, peptide synthesis.

Purification: organic molecules, peptides, oligonucleotides, PNA, chimeric DNA/PNA.

Chemical characterization of PNA, DNA, chimeric DNA/PNA, peptides and organic molecules (NMR).

Mass Spectrometry: MALDI-TOF ed ESI-MS

Spectroscopic techniques: Fluorescence, IR, UV, CD.

Prof. Mauro F. A. Adamo
Professor of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry (RCSI); Dublin, Ireland.

Brian Kelly Ceo

KelAda Pharmachem

Science Centre south, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Prof. Fabiana Arduini,

Department of Chemical Science and Technologies (Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry),

University of Rome Tor Vergata, Roma

Prof. Daniela Marasco

Professor  of general and inorganic chemistry

University of Naples Federico II

Dott. Marilisa Leone

CNR-Institute of Biostructures and Bioimages


CRISPR-Cas assisted diagnostics: A broad application biosensing approach

Masi A.; Antonacci A.; Moccia M.; Frisulli V.; De Felice M.; De Falco M.; Scognamiglio V.

TrAC. Trends in analytical chemistry (Regul. ed.) (2023)

Synthesis and Characterization of Abasic ?-Diol-C-nucleosides

Moccia, Maria; Piras, Linda; Bellini, Gea; Saviano, Michele; Adamo, Mauro F. A.

Chemistry (Basel) (2023)

Advances in Nucleic Acid Research: Exploring the Potential of Oligonucleotides for Therapeutic Applications and Biological Studies

Maria Moccia 1, Barbara Pascucci 1, Michele Saviano 2, Maria Teresa Cerasa 3, Michael A. Terzidis 4, Chryssostomos Chatgilialoglu 5,6, Annalisa Masi 1

International journal of molecular sciences (Online) (2023)

Liquid Biopsy beyond Cancer: A miRNA Detection in Serum with Electrochemical Chip for Non-Invasive Coeliac Disease Diagnosis

Veronica Caratelli, Maria Moccia, Francesca R Paggioro, Luca Fiore, Concetta Avitabile, Michele Saviano, Anna Lisa Imbriani, Principia Dardano, Luca De Stefano, Danila Moscone, Nicola A Colabufo, Imane Ghafir El Idrissi, Francesco Russo, Giuseppe Riezzo, Gianluigi Giannelli, Fabiana Arduini.

Advanced nanoBiomed research (2022)

Liquid Biopsy beyond Cancer: A miRNA Detection in Serum with Electrochemical Chip for Non-Invasive Coeliac Disease Diagnosis

Caratelli, Veronica; Moccia, Maria; Paggioro, Francesca R.; Fiore, Luca; Avitabile, Concetta; Saviano, Michele; Imbriani, Anna Lisa; Dardano, Principia; De Stefano, Luca; Moscone, Danila; Colabufo, Nicola A.; Ghafir El Idrissi, Imane; Russo, Francesco; Riezzo, Giuseppe; Giannelli, Gianluigi; Arduini, Fabiana

Advanced nanoBiomed research (2022)

Study of Ground State Interactions of Enantiopure Chiral Quaternary Ammonium Salts and Amides, Nitroalkanes, Nitroalkenes, Esters, Heterocycles, Ketones and Fluoroamides

Bencivenni G.; Salazar Illera D.; Moccia M.; Houk K.N.; Izzo J.A.; Novacek J.; Grieco P.; Vetticatt M.J.; Waser M.; Adamo M.F.A.

Chemistry (Weinh., Print) (2021)

Paper-based electrochemical peptide sensor for on-site detection of botulinum neurotoxin serotype A and C

Caratelli V.; Fillo S.; D’Amore N.; Rossetto O.; Pirazzini M.; Moccia M.; Avitabile C.; Moscone D.; Lista F.; Arduini F.

Biosensors & bioelectronics (2021)

Label-free DNA biosensing by topological light confinement

Zito G.; Sanita G.; Guilcapi Alulema B.; Lara Yepez S.N.; Lanzio V.; Riminucci F.; Cabrini S.; Moccia M.; Avitabile C.; Lamberti A.; Mocella V.; Rendina I.; Romano S.

Nanophotonics (Berlin. Internet) (2021)