Daniela Besozzi received the M.S. in mathematics from the University of Insubria, Italy, in 2000 and the Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Milano, Italy, in 2004. From December 2002 to September 2015 she was Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Milano, Italy. In 2013-2014 she was also Research Associate at the Institute for Systems Analysis and Computer Science (IASI), Rome, Italy. Since October 2015 she is Associate Professor at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. She is currently member of the SYSBIO Centre of Systems Biology, Italy.
Her research interests concern topics at the crossroad between computer science, mathematics and biology, such as mathematical modeling, systems biology, synthetic biology, computational biology, parameter estimation and reverse engineering methods for biological systems, evolutionary algorithms, natural computing paradigms.