Dr Erika Gaspari

Project Officer

Dr Erika Gaspari joined EDCTP in November 2020 as a Project Officer. She has a background as a systems biologist, modeller, biostatistician, and bioinformatician.

After a Bachelor of Science in biotechnology at the University of Pavia and a Master of Science in bioinformatics at the University of Bologna (Italy), she gained experience in mathematical modelling of biological systems at the Technische Universität of Dresden (Germany), where she worked on the development of cardiac patches from stem cell differentiation. During her PhD (2021) studies at Wageningen University (the Netherlands), she focused on the model-driven design of a pneumonia vaccine and biosafety strategies for genetically-engineered microbes.