Laura Chronopoulou has completed her PhD in Materials Science at the University of Rome La Sapienza. She is currently working as a post-doc Researcher at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Rome La Sapienza, in the Industrial Chemistry group. She is a member of the Nanobiotechnology lab run by Prof. Cleofe Palocci. Her main research interests are the following: Synthesis and characterization of biopolymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery applications; Bioproduction of peptidic hydrogels for biotechnological applications; Structure-activity studies of lipolytic enzymes immobilized on nanocarriers; Microfuidic approaches to the synthesis of nanomaterials. She has authored 40 publications that have been cited over 600 times, and her publication H-index is 15.