Sequentia is a mix of fixed personnel and collaborators. Our core members are:
Walter Sanseverino, PhD
Cofounder & Executive Director (CEO)
Postdoctoral fellowship in Plant Genomics at the University of Naples “Federico II” Postdoctoral fellowship in Bioinformatics and Plant Genomics at the CRAG in Barcelona. PhD in Plant Genetics at the University of Naples “Federico II” Master’s in Genomic Lab Management at the Italian National Research Council (CNR-IGV). Master’s in Biotechnological Sciences and Bachelor’s in Biotechnological Sciences at the University of Naples “Federico II”. He met Riccardo Aiese Cigliano at CNR-IGV. A few years later, they founded Sequentia. He currently balances his responsibilities as CEO at Sequentia with his research. He has an extensive portfolio of publications, which you can access here.
Riccardo Aiese Cigliano, PhD
Cofounder & Scientific Director (CSO)
Postdoctoral fellowship on the role of chromatin remodelling in DNA repair by the homologous recombination pathway at the Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology (GMI) in Austria. PhD in Biotechnology: Epigenetic Control of Meiosis in Arabidopsis thaliana at the Italian National Research Council (CNR-IGV). Master’s in Biotechnological Sciences at the University of Naples “Federico II”. Bachelor’s in Biotechnological Sciences at the University of Naples “Federico II”.
He has an extensive portfolio of publications, which you can access here
Financial & Business Development Director
Master’s in Analysis and Management of Development Projects at the University of Milan Master’s in Management and Business Strategy at the Sole 24ORE Business School. Bachelor’s in Economy and Commerce by the University of Naples “Federico II”. She has been the Administrative, Financial, and Business Development Director at Sequentia since its foundation. Previously, she worked as an International Cooperation Consultant for the Municipality of Segrate in Italy. She also worked as a Microfinance and Microcredit Expert in the Department of Economics, Business, and Statistics at the University of Milan for 11 years.
Luis Matías Hernández
PhD in Identification of novel target genes of the ovule identity protein complex in Arabidopsis thaliana at the University of Milan Master’s in International Health by Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. Postgraduate Diploma in Natural Products and Plant Biotechnology by the CIHEAM. Bachelor’s in Biochemistry by the University of Navarra
Helena Murray Villanueva
Head of Marketing and Sales
Master’s in Marketing Management at EAE Business School. Master’s in Environment and Development, University of Manchester. Bachelor’s in Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham. Helena started her career in 2006 at Applied Biosystems and has since undertaken a variety of sales and product manager roles in the biotech and pharmaceutical fields. She joined Sequentia in 2016 as head of Marketing and Sales.
Andreu Paytuví i Gallart
PhD at the department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Master’s in Bioinformatics at the UAB. Bachelor’s in Biotechnology at the University of Girona
PhD in Computer and Control Engineering from University of Naples Federico II. BSc and MSc in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Naples Federico II. During his PhD he worked on innovative architectures for Secure Cyber-Physical Systems and was an invited short-term scholar at the George Mason University in Virginia USA. During this period he has also worked on the SPECS Project an FP7-ICT founded project (1 November 2013 – 30 April 2016 grant agreement no 610795) for Secure Provisioning of Cloud Resources.
PhD in Computer and Control Engineering from University of Naples Federico II. BSc and MSc in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Naples Federico II. His PhD focused on research on the Model-Driven Engineering and Dependability aspects for software systems, proposing a novel development process that supports the development of mission- and safety- critical systems.The study was born from the fruitful industry-academia partnership in the framework of the European Project “CErtification of CRItical Systems” (CECRIS, www.cecris-project.eu, EU FP7 Programme grant agreement no 324334).