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Experiences

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

Knowledge

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

Education

  • 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:
    Italian
    Native
    Spanish
    Full Proficiency
    English
    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:
    Yes

Publications

    Expert has 3 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Palermo, Italy

Others

Driving License
  • Yes