Researcher unique identifier (ORCID): orcid.org/0000-0001-5461-6837
URL for web site: http://www.sleeprhythm.org
2017: Qualified for Associate Professor in Genetics, SSD BIO/18 (National Scientific Qualification examination, ASN 2016).
2005: Assistant professor in Genetics, SSD BIO/18, University of Padova, Department of Biology
29 January 2002 University of Ferrara (ITALY)
PhD in Genetics.
Thesis: “Photoreception and circadian clock in Diptera”.
13 March 1996 University of Padova (ITALY)
Degree in Biological Science. Graduation 107/110.
Thesis: “Characterization of the gene for a new hypothetic globin in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”
September 2003-December 2004 University of Padova, Department of Biology
Post-doc. Project: “Identification of new factors involved in the regulation of CRY, the circadian blue-light photoreceptor in Drosophila melanogaster”.
April 2002-August 2003 University of Padova, Department of Biology
Post-doc. Project: “Identification and functional analysis of new components of circadian clock in Drosophila and Neurospora, by cDNA microarray and dsRNA Interference”.
RESEARCH ACTIVITY IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
March-August 2015 Ceske Budejovice (CZ)
3 months of Research Activity in the Laboratory of Molecular Chronobiology, Institute of Entomology, University of Ceske Budejovice, in collaboration with Dr David Dolezel in the European Project MODBIOLIN
July-December 2006 Groningen (NL)
Research Activity in Department of Chronobiology, University of Groningen, in collaboration with Prof. Martha Merrow.
February 2000/April 2001 Leicester (UK)
Research activity in Department of Biology, University of Leicester, (PhD student).
September 1993/July 1994 Orsay (France)
ERASMUS stage at the Université Paris XI.
A.Y. 2013-2014, A.Y. 2014-2015, A.Y. 2015-2016, A.Y. 2016-2017, A.Y. 2017-2018
University of Padova
Teaching: “Genetics" for the Degree in "Scienze Psicologiche Cognitive e Psicobiologiche".
A.Y. 2011-2012, A.Y. 2012-2013
University of Padova, Faculty of Science
Teaching: “Genetics” for the Degree in Molecular Biology.
A.Y. 2005-2006 A.Y. 2006-2007 A.Y. 2007-2008 A.Y. 2008-2009 A.Y. 2009-2010 University of Padova, Faculty of Science
Teaching: “Model Organisms in Biology” for the Degree in Molecular Biology.
Molecular Biology Techniques: DNA, RNA extraction and analysis, cloning, genomic and cDNA library construction and screening.
Biochemistry Techniques: protein expression in E. coli and yeast, protein purification, protein extraction, co-immunoprecipitation and western blot analysis.
Drosophila melanogaster genetics. Entrainment and behavioural analysis.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae genetics: knock-out mutants generation and analysis.
Computing: Use of Microsoft package (Word, Excel, Power point, Corel draw), Sequence analysis (Alignments, Phylogenesis), Behaviour analyses.
English and French (spoken and written).