Preprints & Others


*co-first author  corresponding author

Untitled4. L. Casalino, M. Jinek & G. Palermo.† Two-metal ion mechanism of DNA cleavage in CRISPR-Cas9. Preprint at ChemRxiv, 2019.

3. K. W. East, J. C. Newton, U. N. Morzan, A. Acharya, E. Skeens, G. Jogl, V. S. Batista, G. Palermo  and G. P. Lisi.Allosteric Motions of the CRISPR-Cas9 HNH Nuclease Probed by NMR and Molecular Dynamics. Preprint at BiorXiv2019Subsequently published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020.

2. C. G. Ricci, J. S. Chen, Y. Miao, M. Jinek, J. A. Doudna, J. A. McCammon and G. Palermo. Molecular mechanism of off-target effects in CRISPR-Cas9.  Preprint at BioRxiv, 2018. Subsequently published in ACS Cent. Sci. 2019.

object0181. S. Meloni, G. Palermo, N. Ashari Astani, B. F. E. Curchod, M. Graetzel and U. Rothlisberger. Valence and conduction bands engineering in halide perovskites for solar cell applications. Preprint at ArXiv, 2014. Subsequently published in J. Mater. Chem. A. 2016.

Other Publications

Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling5. G. Palermo, Y. Sugita, W. Wriggers and R. E. Amaro. Faces of Contemporary CryoEM Information and Modeling. J. Chem. inf. Model. 2020, 60, 2407-2409.

4. A. Palermo, L. Casalino & G. Palermo.† Vincent Van Gogh’ Autocatalysis. The Art of Theoretical Biology, Springer Nature 2020, 114-115. 


3. G. Palermo, K. A. Armacost and M. Nagan. Women Make COMP: Mentoring the Next-Generation of Women in Computational Chemistry. Viewpoint in J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2019, 59, 4061-4062. 

2. G. Palermo, Y. Sugita, W. Wriggers and R. E. Amaro. Frontiers in CryoEM Modeling. Editorial in J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2019, 59, 3091-3093. 

1. G. Palermo and M. De Vivo. Computational Methods for Drug Discovery. Book chapter in Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, 2nd Ed. Springer, Heidelberg, 2015, 1-15.

Communications to Conferences (main)

  • 2020, February. Invited talk at the “Molecular Machines and Assemblies” subgroup, 64th Biophysical Society annual meeting, San Diego (US) 
  • 2019, September. Invited talk at the “RNA Informatics” conference, Hinxton (UK)
  • 2019, September. Invited talk at the “Structure Based Drug Design” conference, Genova (IT)
  • 2019, August. Three talks at the 258th ACS National Meeting, San Diego (USA)
  • 2019, April. Two talks at the 257th ACS national meeting in Orlando (FL).
  • 2019, March. Talk at the 63th Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore (USA)
  • 2018, December. Talk at the 2nd International conference on CRISPR technologies. San Diego (USA)
  • 2018, August. Talk at the 256th ACS National Meeting, Boston (USA)
  • 2018, July. Invited speaker at the workshop “Challenges in RNA Structural Modeling and Design” at the Telluride Science Research Center, Telluride (USA).
  • 2018, May. Invited speaker at the CECAM workshop “Physiological role of ions in the brain: toward a comprehensive understanding via molecular simulations”, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (IT)
  • 2018, February. Nominee at the “Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium” at the 62nd Biophysical Society Meeting, San Francisco (USA)
  • 2017, November. Invited speaker at the CECAM workshop “Computational approaches to investigating allostery”, Lausanne (CH)
  • 2017, September. Talk at the conference “Computational Advances in Drug Discovery”, Lausanne (CH)
  • 2017, April. Four talks at the 253th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco (USA).
  • 2017, February. Poster at the 61th Biophysical Society Meeting, New Orleans (USA)
  • 2017, January. Poster at the 11th symposium on RNA biology, SALK institute, La Jolla (CA, USA)
  • 2016, May. Talk at the “Structural and Functional Annotation of Bioinorganic Systems: Perspectives and Challenges from Theory and Experiments” workshop, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (IT)
  • 2016, March. Two talks at the 251th ACS National Meeting, San Diego (USA)
  • 2016, February. Talk and poster at the 60th Biophysical Society Meeting, Los Angeles (USA). Co-chair with Prof. A. Dickson.
  • 2015, June. Talk at the “Modeling activity vs. selectivity in metalloproteins” workshop, CECAM, Paris (FR).
  • 2015, February. Talk and the 59th Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore (USA).
  • 2014, November. Talk at the “Advanced modeling to investigate biomolecules” workshop, CECAM, Genova (IT)
  • 2014, August. 248th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco (USA).
  • 2014, April. Talk at the 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans (USA).
  • 2013, October. Talk at the “Innovative Approaches to Computational Drug Discovery” workshop,  CECAM, Lausanne (CH).
  • 2013, February. Talk at the II Computationally Driven Drug Discovery Meeting,  CECAM, Genova (IT).

Invited Talks (main)

  • 2020, April. Invited talk at the University of Texas at Austin. 
  • 2020, March. Invited talk at Georgia State University. 
  • 2019, November. Invited talk at the University of Southern California. 
  • 2018, September. Invited talk at Imperial College London.
  • 2019, March. Invited talk at University of Idaho. 
  • 2019, March. Invited talk at the University of Florida. 
  • 2019, February. Invited talk at Washington University in St. Louis. 
  • 2019, February. Invited talk at the University of Rochester. 
  • 2019, February. Invited talk at Max Plank Institute Berlin. 
  • 2019, January. Invited talk at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla. 
  • 2019, January. Invited talk at California Institute of Technology.  
  • 2016, September. Invited talk at the Heidelberg Institute of Theoretical Studies (Heidelberg, DE). 
  • 2016, September. Invited talk at the University of Zürich (CH). 
  • 2015, October. Selected talk for the ETH post-doc day 2015. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – Zurich.
  • 2015, March. Invited talk  at the Institute for Advanced Simulations, Forschungszentrum Jülich (Jülich – DE). 
  • 2015, February. Invited talk  at the San Diego Super Computer Center, University of California San Diego (CA – USA). 
  • 2015, February. Invited talk  at University of Chicago, department of Biochemistry, Chicago (Illinois – USA).
  • 2014, December. Invited talk  at the International School of Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste (IT).