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Experiences

Past Experience

  • Research internship Utrecht, Netherlands
    June 2014 --- January 2015

    Host protection mechanisms against Group A Streptococcus in human whole blood

  • Medical Microbiology
    June 2014 --- January 2015
    Host protection mechanisms against Group A Streptococcus in human whole blood

  • Plants and Microbes Interactions
    February 2013 --- February 2014
    Analysis of Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis-induced immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana plants deploying a non-toxic NEP1-like protein

  • Research internship Utrecht, Netherlands
    February 2013 --- February 2014

    Analysis of Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis-induced immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana plants deploying a non-toxic NEP1-like protein

  • Microbiology Department, fungal group
    September 2011 --- February 2012
    Mushroom-forming basidiomycetes as a platform for the production of therapeutic proteins

  • Erasmus scholarship Utrecht, Netherlands
    September 2011 --- February 2012

    Mushroom-forming basidiomycetes as a platform for the production of therapeutic proteins

  • Research internship Pavia, Province of Pavia, Italy
    June 2011 --- August 2011

  • Department of Biochemistry “A. Castellani"
    October 2009 --- October 2010
    Effect of divalent cations on the activity of phosphoribosyl-pyrophosphate Synthetase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

  • Research internship Pavia, Province of Pavia, Italy
    October 2009 --- October 2010

Personality

Self Assessment :
FlexibilityOrganizationSociability

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
PCRGraphPad PrismMicrosoft ExcelScanning Electron MicroscopyFlow CytometryHPLCGroup A Streptococcus growthbacterial growth medium plates preparationcreation of insertional mutantgene knockoutisolation of serumFITC labelling of bacteriacomplement deposition assayIgG binding assayneutrophil killing assaywhole blood killing assayplasma/serum survival assayprotease killing assayArabidopsis thaliana growthharvestingtransplanting of seedlingssowingplant transformation through Agrobacterium tumefaciensDNA/RNA exaction from plantsethylene measurementgas chromatographySequencingArabidopsis thaliana infection with Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis pathogenselection of Arabidopsis thaliana mutantsSDS-PAGEprotoplastinggene insertionEnzyme KineticsEnzyme Assaysanalysis of the mass spectrum of a peptideAffinity ChromatographyTLCfatty acid extraction from mushrooms

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Write papers Write protocols Analyze datascanning electron microscopy (SEM) preparing bacterial SEM samples FACS TCA precipitation of proteins SDS-PAGE sequencing PCR DNA exaction from bacteria Group A Streptococcus growth bacterial growth medium plates preparation creation of insertional mutant gene knockout isolation of serum FITC labelling of bacteria complement deposition assay IgG binding assay neutrophil killing assay whole blood killing assay plasma/serum survival assay protease killing assay GraphPad Prism/Excel analysisArabidopsis thaliana growth harvesting transplanting of seedlings sowing plant transformation through Agrobacterium tumefaciens DNA/RNA exaction from plants ethylene measurement gas chromatography Arabidopsis thaliana infection with Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis pathogen selection of Arabidopsis thaliana mutants through estradiol-inducibile expressing lines selection of Arabidopsis thaliana mutants through estradiol-inducibile expressing linesHPLC fluorimeter enzyme kinetics analysis of the mass spectrum of a peptide affinity chromatography

Education

  • Master in Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences from Utrecht University in 2015
  • Master’s Degree in Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences from Utrecht University in 2015
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biotechnology from Università degli Studi di Pavia in 2010

Training and Certification

  • IELTS in 2012 Certification
  • IELTS Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Italian
Native
English
Professional Proficiency

Area / Region

Lodi, Italy

Others

Driving License
  • Yes