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Baldo Lucchese

Country: United States of America


Qualification: Ph.D. in Chemistry; Johns Hopkins University



Communication style

Experienced mentor, will speak slow in easy English, and has interacted with ESL researchers.


  1. Instructor profile
Baldo is an award-winning researcher with professional work experience from Italy, U.S., and U.K. His association with the Nature Publishing Group is particularly noteworthy. Baldo served as Locum Associate Editor for Nature Protocols, Associate Editor for Nature Reviews Nephrology, and Assistant Editor for Nature Protocols. He was a Fulbright Scholar and he received his Ph.D. from the renowned Johns Hopkins University, USA. He also acted as scientific consultant in the drafting of the treatment of “Earth’s Evil Twin”, a documentary on the planet Venus, which was part of the “Naked Science” series of the National Geographic Channel.
Education
  • MA Creative Writing, Royal Holloway University of London, UK, July 2008
  • PhD Chemistry, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, January 2003
  • MA Chemistry, The Johns Hopkins University, April 1998
  • Laurea in Chemistry, University of Palermo, Italy, October 1993
Professional Experience
  • Locum Associate Editor, Nature Protocols, Nature Publishing Group, London, UK. August 2012–November 2014
  • Associate Editor, Nature Reviews Nephrology, Nature Publishing Group. April 2008–July 2010 — during this period, and for about five months, locum Associate Editor at sister journal Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Scientific consultant (uncredited) for the drafting of the treatment of a documentary on the planet Venus produced by the National Geographic Channel. July 2008
  • Assistant Editor, Nature Protocols, Nature Publishing Group. July 2006–January 2008
  • Research Associate, Chemistry Department, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. 2003–2005
  • Research Assistant, Chemistry Department, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. 1997–2002
  • Pharmaceutical Production Chemist, Beltapharm S.r.l., Cusano Milanino, Italy. 1996
Scientific Editorial and Writing Experience
  • As freelance scientific editor, developmentally edited research protocols in chemical biology, synthetic chemistry, chemical modification of biological molecules, and spectroscopy to be published in Nature Protocols, a Springer Nature journal for which had worked also as assistant and associate editor (see above)
  • As assistant and associate editor at Nature Protocols, chose, commissioned, and developmentally edited research protocols in chemical biology, synthetic chemistry, chemical modification of biological molecules, spectroscopy, bioinformatics, computational biology, genetics, genomics, epigenetics, biochemistry, microscopy, and molecular biology
  • As associate editor at Nature Reviews Nephrology (and for about five months at Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology, see above), commissioned and developmentally edited Reviews in nephrology, gastroenterology, and hepatology
  • As associate editor at Nature Reviews Nephrology and at Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology, commissioned and edited opinion articles, such as Editorials, Practice Points, Viewpoints, News and Views, and Perspectives in nephrology
  • As associate editor at Nature Reviews Nephrology and at Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology, wrote Research Highlights in nephrology, gastroenterology, and hepatology and an Editorial in nephrology
  • As associate editor at Nature Reviews Nephrology, chose primary research articles in nephrology to feature as Research Highlights and News and Views opinion articles
  • Throughout tenure as employee of Nature Publishing Group, recruited and liaised with referees to peer-review manuscripts submitted for publication
  • While a locum associate editor at Nature Protocols, attended an international conference in chemical biology, one in genomics, and one in bioinformatics
  • While a locum associate editor at Nature Protocols, trained an incoming assistant editor who had no previous experience working at a journal of the Nature Publishing Group
  • Wrote in the blog of Nature Protocols various posts intended as reports on conferences or as commentaries on scientific advances and their implications
  • Acted as scientific consultant in the drafting of the treatment of “Earth’s Evil Twin”, a documentary on the planet Venus, which was part of the “Naked Science” series of the National Geographic Channel
Research Publications
  • Observation of a Cu(II)2(μ-1,2-peroxo)/Cu(III)2(μ-oxo)2 equilibrium and its implications for copper-dioxygen reactivity. Kieber-Emmons MT, Ginsbach JW, Wick PK, Lucas HR, Helton ME, Lucchese B, Suzuki M, Zuberbühler A, Karlin KD, Solomon EI Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2014 53: 4935–4939
  • On the evolutionary significance and metal binding characteristics of a monolobal transferrin from Ciona intestinalis. Tinoco AD, Peterson CW, Lucchese B, Doyle RP and Valentine AM Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2008 105: 3268–3273
  • Synthesis and characterization of PY2- and TPA-appended diphenylglycoluril receptors and their bis-CuI complexes. Sprakel VSI, Elemans JAAW, Feiters MC, Lucchese B, Karlin KD and Nolte RJM European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2006 10: 2281–2295
  • Mono-, bi-, and trinuclear CuII-Cl containing products based on the tris(2-pyridylmethyl)amine chelate derived from copper(I) complex dechlorination reactions of chloroform. Lucchese B, Humphreys KJ, Lee D-H, Incarvito CD, Sommer RD, Rheingold AL and Karlin KD Inorganic Chemistry 2004 43: 5987–5998
  • Lee D-H, Lucchese B and Karlin KD "Multimetal Oxidases", Chapter 8.17, pp. 437–457, Volume 8, Bio-coordination Chemistry (Editors: Que L; Tolman WB), in Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II (McCleverty JA, Meyer TJ, Editors-in-Chief), Elsevier: Oxford, UK, 2004
  • The matching of electrostatic extrema—a useful method in drug design—a study of Phosphodiesterase-III inhibitors. Apaya RP, Lucchese B, Price SL and Vinter JG Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design 1995 9: 33–43
Awards
  • Anderson Fellowship, 2003
  • Funding post-doctoral research at the Chemistry Department of Yale University
  • Fulbright Scholarship, 1996
  • Awarded for the pursuit of a Ph.D. in Chemistry at The Johns Hopkins University
  • National Research Council Research Scholarship, 1995
  • Funded research project at the Department of Inorganic Chemistry of the University of Palermo

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