Full Professor of Biochemistry. Head of Department for Life Quality Studies
ACADEMIC TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT
1987: Ph.D (Biochemistry).
1987-1995: Research Technician, Department of Biochemistry, University of Bologna.
1995-2001: Research associate, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.
2001-2015: Associate Professor, Faculty of Exercise and Sports Science.
2015: Full Professor of Biochemistry, Department for Life Quality Studies.
- Biochemistry , First cycle degree programme in Exercise and Sport Sciences.
- Metabolic Biochemistry , First cycle degree programme in Exercise and Sport Sciences.
- Sports Biochemistry , Second cycle degree programme (Master) in Sciences and Techniques of Sport Activity
- Biochemistry applied to sports, post-graduate School in “Sports Medicine”.
Main research interests: biochemical mechanisms involved in the response to cellular stress and their effects on cell growth and cell death.
Specific projects: 1 – Polyamine functions and metabolism. 2 – Molecular mechanisms of cell growth and cell death. 3 – Molecular aspects of cellular stress. 4 - Hormonal response to exercise . 5 - Biochemical mechanisms of action of anticancer molecules.