Deptment of Animal Biology University of Palermo - Italy
Domenico Schillaci is a microbiologist and is responsible for the laboratory of Microbiology and Biological Assays of the Department of Biological, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science and Technology . He is scientifically responsible for or collaborates with research projects regarding the discovery of new antiinfective and antibiofilm agents in particular against staphylococcal biofilms. He concentrates on both synthetic organic compounds and natural products as antimicrobial peptides. He is an author of 68 publications in peer review journals. From 2001 to date, he has been teaching General Microbiology.He has acted as a reviewer for several journals in the applied microbiology field.
Discovery of new antimicrobial and antibiofilm agents alternative to conventional antibiotics