Main position/role: Deputy Provost for International Affairs, Full Professor of Chemistry, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
|Bruno Botta is full professor and, since 2014, Deputy Provost for the Internationalization at Sapienza University of Rome. He was Head of the Department of Chemistry and Technology of Drugs from 2011 to 2020.
His research interest includes: isolation, biotransformation and synthesis of biologically active compounds from medicinal plants; synthesis and host-guest studies of artificial receptors from the resorcarenes family, suitable for molecular recognition and drug delivery; discovery and development of organic molecules and natural compounds inhibiting the Hedgehog signaling pathway.
He is author and co-author of more than 160 publications, 6 national and international patents, and 10 books.