Marianna Pannico is a researcher at the Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials (IPCB) of the National Research Council of Italy. She is doctor in Chemistry and in 2010 she got her Ph.D in Materials and Structures Engineering at University of Napoli “Federico II”. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Math at “University of Maryland University College (UMUC)” Europe. She does research in Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry and Materials Chemistry. Her research activity in mainly focused on plasmonic nanomaterials for the analytical and bio-sensing applications of SERS spectroscopy. She is an expert of Raman Spectroscopy, confocal Raman imaging, Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) and Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR, FT-NIR, IR microspectroscopy). She is really interested in theranostic applications of metallic nanoparticles in nanomedicine.