Curriculum Vitae


2013 – current
Associate Professor of Genomics and Bioinformatics
Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University

2011– 2013
Senior Research Associate in Genome Analysis,
University College London, Institute of Child Health, London.

2010 – 2011
Research Associate in Genome Analysis
University College London, Division of Research Strategy, London.

2008 – 2009
Researcher, Institute for Biomedical Technologies, National Council of Research (ITB – CNR), Milano.

2007 – 2009
Genotyping Specialist, Centre for Advanced Biomedical Research CRBA, University Hospital, Bologna.

2006 – 2007
Research Fellowship, ERGENTECH – Regional Consortium for Innovation in Genomics and Biotechnology, Ferrara.

Visiting scientist, Mucosal Immunology Research Group, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel.

2002 – 2005
Research Collaboration, Interdepartmental Centre on Biocomplexity, University of Bologna, Bologna.

2001 – 2006
Scientific Adviser, Foundation Marino Golinelli, Bologna.

Research Fellowship, Dept. of Experimental Pathology, University of Bologna, Bologna.

Professional Organisations

2011 – 2018
Chairman, Task Group on Education, Mobility and Professional Qualifications, European Federation of Biotechnology, Barcelona.

2009 – 2018
President, Collegio dei Probiviri, Association of the Italian Biotechnologists, Bologna

2007 – 2018
Executive Board Member, EFB – European Federation of Biotechnology, Barcelona.

2007 – 2009
Chairman, Young European Biotech Network, London.

2001 – 2007
President, Association of the Italian Biotechnologists, Bologna.

Peer Review Bodies and Committees

  • –  Evaluator of the European Commission Marie Curie Grants Initial Training Networks (FP7 expert no. EX2006C135989).
  • –  Associate Editor of the Journal of Alzheimers Disease (Ingenta).
  • –  Editorial Board Member, of the New Biotechnology Journal (Elsevier).
  • –  Editorial Board Member of the journal Translational Biomedicine (IMedPub)

Institutional Engagement

Member of the Expert Group on the Review of the Bioeconomy Strategy, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Bruxelles

2012 – 2013
Member of the Academic Board
University College London

Member of the Advisory Committee on Skills for Bioeconomy 2020, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Bruxelles.

Expert, European Commission Delegation on Europa-Russia Cooperation on Biotechnology, G8 , St. Petersburg.

2005 – 2007
Member, Committee for Biotechnology and Biosafety – Expert Group on Education, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Rome.