Master degree in Biological Science at University of Pisa, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences
2018-2019: Partecipant in the framework of the joint bilateral project CNR / MOES (Albania) “Preparation/activation of an ilmenite-based nanomaterial and assessment of its efficiency in the immobilization of heavy metals in a (multi) contaminated soil” coordinated by dr. Eliana Tassi (IRET). Research activity: ecotoxicological tests to evaluate the impact of ilmenite on plant growth
2014-Present: Teacher in Botany (Plant Cytology) in the Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences, Department of Biology, University of Pisa
2010-Present: Researcher at the National Research Council, Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, Pisa branch
2008-2010: Partecipant in Project PRIN “Study of dimorphic transition in Pichia fermentans by proteomic and cytogenetic approach”, scientific coordinator M. Budroni, University of Sassari. Research activity: studies of cytoskeleton structures of P. fermentans by immunofluorescence microscopy
2008-2009: Partecipant in the framework of the joint bilateral agreement CNR-CNRST Protection, valorisation et traitment des eaux de la région Fés–Boulmane au Maroc. Research activity: studies of waste water effects on plant development in different plant systems. Genotoxicity Studies (micronucleus test) on model plants
2005-2006: Partecipant in Project “Citrus as a model system for the Mediterranean Area: study on varieties resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses”. Research activity: cyto-istological and molecular studies of Citrus regeneration system in vitro.
1998-2007: Partecipant in project on Oil Palm somaclonal variation ‘Cyto-histological and Molecular Study of how Cell Variants arising in Oil Palm Cultures may affect Regenerated Plants’. Main topics of research: cyto-histological and microdensitometric studies of Oil Palm cultures; studies of floral genes expression during floral development both in normal and abnormal plants by means of RNA in situ hybridisation; methylation and DNA modulation studies during the meiotic process