Molecular Microbiologist (PhD) with a background in human health and infectious diseases, looking for a new challenge outside the Academia. A strong attitude to communicate with people, developed working in international contexts. Able to produce technical/scientific contents and to take initiative to deliver Research Projects objectives.
interim Scientist QC-Microbiology Leiden, Netherlands
Since June 2017
Tasks related to: Environmental Monitoring, New Products Implementation, Qualification of Methods for routine testing
Technical Specialist Quality Control Leiden, Netherlands
Since March 2017
Tasks related to: handling of events/deviations records, Corrective/Preventive actions/ Change controls
March 2016 --- June 2016
January 2012 --- February 2015
Research Project on Verocytotoxin producing E. coli (VTEC, including strains belonging to serotypes O157:H7, O104:H4). Investigation of virulence factors carried by mobile genetic elements (MGEs), such as bacteriophages.
PhD Visiting Student
January 2014 --- February 2014
Research Project: Investigation of differences in the Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) colonization mechanism between the animal reservoir and the human host using an in vitro system simulating the conditions of the gastro-intestinal tract . Short-term mission funded by MedVetNet. Cell culturing experience.
PhD Visiting Student
September 2013 --- October 2013
Investigation on the metabolomics of Verocytotoxin-Producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157 (Biolog Platform).
PhD Visiting Student
September 2012 --- November 2012
I spent a seven weeks period at the Department of Microbiology of the University of Barcelona as part of my PhD Research Project with the aim to deepen my experience on bacteriophages.
January 2011 --- December 2011
Project on the “screening by PCR of a panel of VTEC O157 strains from different sources and belonging to several phagetypes for the presence of polymorfic genomic regions of vtx2-producing phage"
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCreative thinkingDiligenceEfficiencyIndependenceKindnessOrganizationReaction to stressProblem solvingResult OrientedSelf-confidenceWillingness to compromise
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Guide students Interpret data Develop protocols Molecular Diagnostics Report data Search literature on clinical trials Write papers Write protocolsAdjust methodsAdjust processes and methodsAdministrative supportAseptic techniquesAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyCell culturecollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicationConduct literature searchesData entryDesign protocolsDesign scientific experimentsDesign scientific projects (in biology)Gastrointestinal diseasesInterpret scientific datalifescienceManage laboratory proceduresManage research projectsManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewObtain grantsOptimize assay performanceOral presentationOrganize scientific projects (in biology)pcrPrepare manuscriptPresent data at congressproject managementProcure and prepare samplesProvide medical rationale of diseaseProvide support for scientific and/or technical projectsProvide technical supportProvide trainingPublication of articlesPublish scientific projectsR&DRead medical literatureResearch at universitiesReview dataSupervise techniciansTrain StaffUnderstand protocolsUse laboratory techniquesWork collaboratively with the other members of the clinical research team Work cross-functionallyWork under specific instructionsWrite documentsWrite papersWritten presentation
PhD in Biology Applied to Human Health (Molecular Microbiology) from Università degli Studi di Roma Tre in 2015
Master degree in Biology Applied to Research in (Microbiology, Virology, Infectious Diseases, Physiology) from Università degli Studi di Roma Tre in 2012
Bachelor in Biology in (General Biology) from Università degli Studi di Roma Tre in 2010
High school diploma in Science education from Liceo Scientifico “G. Berto” Vibo Valentia in 2005
Training and Certification
French level B1 in 2010 Certification
English level B1 in 2005 Certification
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