Graduated in Veterinary Medicine at University of Bologna
Researcher at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bologna
since December 2008 (SSD VET/01). Member of the Department of
Vetrinary Medical Science.
2002 - Research associated at the DIPROVAL Dpt., University of
Bologna, carrying out activity of search from April 2002 to April
2004 - Research associate at the DISTA Dpt. University of
Bologna, carrying out its activity from June 2004 to June 2005.
This search contract, has been then renewed in 2005 and 2006.
May 2006: Ph.D graduate with the thesis "Effect of different
dietary strategy on the growth performance, health, status, humoral
immune response and functional development of the stomach and small
intestine in weaning pig".
2006 -Visiting Research Fellow at the l'Institut National de la
Recherche Agronomique (INRA) of Rennes, France.
2007 - Research associate at the Dpt. of Internal Medicine &
Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, carrying out activity of
search from July 2004 to August 2005.
2011 Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Human Biology
(Prof. Michael Schemann), University of Munich.
Member of the following scientific societies: Italian Society of
Veterinary Science, Italian Society of Veterinary Morphology and
Italian Group for the Study of Neuromorphology (G.I.S.N.).
Author of n. 67 pubblication, of which 30 appeared in
prestigious journal with international editorial board such as:
European J. Histochemistry, J. Nutrition, J. Histochem Cytochem,
Anim. Feed Sci. Technol., Livestook Science, J. Gen. Virology,
Anatomical Record, Cell Tissue Research, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol.,
Nutrition, J. Animal Science, J Anat, Animal, Meat Sci, Animal
Genetic, Asian-Aust J Anim Sci, Res Vet Sci, Microsc Res