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Current Experience

  • Forensic Geneticist Palermo, Italy
    Since December 2013

    • Forensic genetic counseling and DNA analysis
    • Paternity test
    • mtDNA analysis
    • X str and Y str genotyping

  • Molecular Biologist Palermo, Italy
    Since April 2011

    - Forensic Genetics Testing
    - Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) using Illumina NGS technology
    - Prenatal diagnosis of fetal aneuploidies
    - Cystic Fibrosis mutation analysis
    - HPV, HCV, HPV and HIV viral DNA analysis
    - SNPs analysis
    - Genetic testing setup
    - Research Project setup

Past Experience

  • Research Assistant Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
    January 2010 --- January 2011

    Ancient DNA analysis (Bone samples)

  • Research Assistant Granada, Spain
    September 2008 --- December 2009

    • Forensic Genetics Testing
    • Population Genetics


Self Assessment :
molecular biologyGenetic polymorphismMolecular geneticsforensic geneticsDNA extractionDNA sequencingnext generation sequencingAutomation R&DLaboratory ResearchLaboratory SkillsLaboratory testingCommunication SkillsDesign of Experiments (DOE) DiagnosticsDNAGenomicsIn vitro diagnostics (IVD)PCRqPCRQuality Control (QC)Quantitative PCR (qPCR)real-time PCRRT-PCRScientific CommunicationsSequencingTeamwork

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Molecular Diagnostics Write protocolscollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with project teamCollect dataCommunicationCommunicate with investigatorConduct literature searches.Design database Design protocolsDesign study documentsFollow up projectsManage laboratory proceduresTeachingTeach university students


  • Master in Forensic Genetics from University of Florence in 2011
  • Master in Forensic Anthrpology from University of Granada in 2009
  • MA in Evolutionary Biology from Univeristy of Palermo in 2008
  • Bachelor in Biology from Univeristy of Palermo in 2006

Training and Certification

  • VeriSEQ PGS NGS Illumina in 2015 Training
  • Languages

    BrightOwl Assessment:
    Self Assessment:
    Full Proficiency
    Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Biologist Biomedical Scientist Clinical Laboratory Technician Lab Scientist Research Technician Scientist
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Granada, Spain Spain
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 2 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:


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Area / Region

Palermo, Italy


Driving License
  • Yes