• Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics

    Next Generation Sequencing is an exciting field for genomics and medicine: many different applications converge with a single technology, and data integration finally becomes a more concrete possibility. I had the opportunity to develop the NGS analysis pipeline for UCL Genomics when I moved to the University College London, and I have analysed a considerable …

  • Communication and Public Engagement

    I approached the fields of communication of science first and public engagement after when I was still a student in biotechnology at University. I’ve always been convinced that scientists do play a key role in society but that at the same time they are citizens like any other: the interaction with society therefore has to …

  • International Science Policy

    I’ve always believed the improvement of our Society to be the result of a community process, where each of us has to engage personally and give a direct contribution. For all these reasons, along my academic career, I’ve been on the front line of scientific organisations and institutions dealing with the development of life sciences …

  • Innovative Teaching

    Teaching at every level is a great and exciting responsibility, and I like designing always new ways of training people in my fields of expertise. I have a long experience of academic teaching, in the field of immunology and biotechnology but also bioinformatics and data analysis, first at the University of Bologna and then at …