Department of Biomedical and Specialty Surgical Sciences

Università degli studi di Ferrara


Roxane holds both a chemical engineering diploma from CPE Lyon and a MSc in Formulation Science from the University of Lille. She had the opportunity to gain experience as a chemist in the academic sector at the University of Cardiff as well as in the industrial sector at Arkema Inc. (King of Prussia, USA) and BASF (Shanghai, China). During her MSc thesis, she studied the oxidation of sebum upon diesel exhaust exposure. She is currently enrolled as a Marie Curie early stage researcher at the department of Biomedical Sciences and Specialty Surgical Sciences at the University of Ferrara in Italy. Her doctoral research investigates the impact of cigarette smoke on both the cutaneous responses and biomechanical properties of healthy and compromised skin models.

She is interested in pursuing her career in the development of advanced in vitro models and in silico modelling for toxicological risk assessments and the treatment of skin diseases.