Jessica Milia graduated in Biology in 2018 at the University of Cagliari with a thesis focused on the identification and characterization of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase inhibitors.
She got her master's degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology in 2020 at the University of Cagliari. Her thesis was focused on the evaluation of immune response inhibition mediated by Zika Virus.
From December 2020 to October 2021 she worked as Research Fellow in the Laboratory of Molecular Virology of Department of Life and Environmental Sciences (University of Cagliari). Her main activities were:
- evaluation of Sars-CoV-2 viral proteins inhibition of innate immune system and identification of potential inhibitors;
- identification of Sars-CoV-2 NSP13 inhibitors.
From December 2021 to current she is working at CRS4 as Technologist in Biosciences and Computational Infrastructures, Smart Project sector, Next Generation Sequencing Core program. She is involved in NGS libraries preparation and generation of sequence data by Illumina NGS instruments for WGS, WES, RNA-Seq, target sequencing, 16s Metagenomics experiments. She helps to monitor sequencing experiments and evaluate quality and quantity of sequencing raw data and bioinformatic analysis results.