Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna
Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology
Academic position: Professor of Genetics, University of Bologna, Italy. Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Napoli, Italy (1978). Research Associate, Biochemical Sciences Department, Princeton University, NJ, U.S.A. (1980-1981). Research Associate, Biology Department, University of Rochester, NY, U.S.A. (1981-1984). External Researcher, I.I.G.B., CNR, Napoli (1986-1993). Assistant Professor of Genetics, University of Napoli (1984-1992). Associate Professor of Genetics, University of Bologna (1992-2007). Member of Accademia Nazionale Italiana di Entomologia (2013-present). Member of Accademia delle Scienze dell’Istituto di Bologna (2009-present). Recipient of PNAS Cozzarelli Prize 2013 (National Academy of Sciences U.S.A.), awarded to the best paper published in PNAS (Applied Biological Sciences).
The current research lines include the study of the effects induced by biotic and abiotic factors on the immune response and insect development.