1995: PhD in “Plant biology and crop productivity”, Università degli Studi di Milano
1991: Bachelor degree in Agricultural Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano
2020-Present: Senior research scientist at the Italian Council for Research (CNR), Institute of agricultural biology and biotechnology
2000-2020: Research Lab Manager, Department of Lifesciences, University of Milan
2018-2020: Curator of the “Crop Domestication Plant Collection”, at the “Città Studi Botanical Garden”, University of Milan
2009-2013: Scientific Director of the “Plant Model System Platform”, Fondazione Filarete-Filarete Servizi S.r.l., Milan
1998-2000: Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Genetics and Microbiology, University of Milan
1997-1998: Research Scientist Associate, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven (CT), U.S.A.
1995-1997: Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven (CT), U.S.A.
1994: Visiting Fellow, Department of Biology, Yale University, New Haven (CT), U.S.A.