1989: Degree magna cum laude in Biological Sciences, University of Genoa
1991: Specialization in Hygiene (Laboratory of public health), University of Genoa
1997: Specialization in Medical Genetics, University of Genoa
Qualifications and awards
2002- to date: Research Associate at University of Insubria
2001: Fellow at the University of Insubria.
2000: Winner of a Gaetano Fichera Fellow Award, Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Baltimore, USA.
1997-2000 Research fellow at the National Institute for Cancer Research in Genoa.
1996-1997: Post-doc at the University of Dundee, dept. of Pathology.
1993-1996: Research fellow at the National Institute for Cancer Research in Genoa.
1991: Short term UICC (International Union against Cancer) fellow (ICRETT) MRC Toxicology Unit, Carshalton, UK.
1990-1992: AIRC (Italian Association for Cancer Research) fellow, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genova, Italy.
Reviewer for International Journal of Cancer, Molecular Cancer, Carcinogenesis, Molecular Biotechnology, African J. Biotechnology.
Member of EACR (European Association for Cancer Research), SIC (Società Italiana di Cancerologia), AGI (Associazione Genetica Italiana) and SIGU (Società Italiana di Genetica Umana)