2005: Doctorate degree in Molecular Biotechnologies
2001: Bachelor degree in Biological Science
2019-Present: Researcher at IBBA-CNR. Involved in plant genetics and genomics, epigenetics, biotic and abiotic stress resistance (Castelli et al. 2018, PloS One)
2016-2019: Field Application Scientist at ThermoFisher Scientific and Illumina for NGS and microarray applications
2012-2016: Post-Doc position at IBBA-CNR. Involved in maize epigenetic projects. In particular, in projects of natural epigenetic variation in maize (Lauria et al., 2014 Genetics).
2007-2012: Researcher at PTP Science Park. Peach genetics and genomics for the identification of quality traits (Verde et al., 2013, Nature Genetics; Pirona et al. 2013, MBC Plant Biology; Pirona et al., 2013, Plant Biology; Eduardo et al., 2013, Tree Genetics & Genomes).