Date and Place of Birth: 21th April 1973, Bologna,
EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL CAREER
1992. School-leaving certificate, Liceo Scientifico E.
Fermi, Bologna (Italy). Grade: 60 out 60.
29th October 1997. Degree in Chemistry and
Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of
Bologna (Italy). Grade: 110 out 110 cum laude.
1998-2001. PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences at
University of Bologna (Italy). Thesis Title: Molecular
characterization of probiotic Bifidobacterium.
January 2002 - December 2003. Post-Doc Position at Lab
of Industrial Microbiology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
University of Bologna.
July-November 2002. Visiting researcher at
Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry Facility of the University of New
South Wales, Sydney (Australia).
February 2005 - February 2018. Researcher at the Department of
Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy.
January 2014. National scientific qualification to function as
Associate Professor in the following sectors: (i) Chemistry and
Pharmaceutical Technology, Tossicological, Nutraceutical-Food; (ii)
Genetics and Microbiology, and (iii) Agricultural
From February 2018 - Associate Professor of Microbiology, Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Italy.