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Current Experience

  • Post-doctoral Research Associate
    Since August 2017
    Calcium channels screening in prostate cancer: roles in tumor vascularization and invasion

Past Experience

  • Post-doctoral researcher, financed by MedaPharma SpA
    January 2017 --- July 2017
    Roles of natural compounds on human keratinocytes: study of functional effects for the optimization of cosmetic formulations. • HTS for the assessment of cell cytoxicity and pro-proliferative effects • Study of the modulation of keratinocyte ability of wound healing and 5-alpha II reductase expression

  • Post-doctoral research associate, financed by Fondazione San Paolo
    January 2016 --- December 2016
    Protein functionalization of nanoparticles (NP) to target prostate cancer vascularization: • assessment of NP functionalization by microscopy techniques (calcium, fluorescence and confocal imaging) • study of the functional effects on cancer and endothelial cells (cell biology assays combined to time-lapse videomicroscopy)

  • Adjunct Professor
    September 2014 --- September 2015
    Taught classes and practicals to Biology and Biotechnologies students: • Grandes fonctions physiologiques - Cancerologie (Master1) • Biologie Cellulaire 1 (Licence1) • Atelier Signalisation Calcique (Master1) • Physiologie des grandes fonctions animales (Licence1)

  • Stagista ricerca
    August 2012 --- October 2012
    Optimization of biomarker combinations for the early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC) by blood-based tests: • definition of population-specific bio-marker patterns • PMBC separation and DNA extraction from clinical samples • HTS of gene expression at different CRC stages (primer design and validation, TaqMan PCR) • quality control for protocol and costs optimization


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityCommunicativeCritical thinkingCuriosityFlexibilityEfficiencyIndependenceInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingReaction to stressResult OrientedWillingness to compromiseSociability


Self Assessment :
Autoclave Cell biology Lab scale batches R&D Scientific writingAnalysisAngiogenesisAntibodiesBacteriologyBiologyBiomarkersBiotechnologieBiotechnologyCancerCancer ResearchCardiovascular diseasesCell biologyCell CultureCell Based AssaysCell SignalingColorectal surgeryCommunication SkillsData AnalysisData ScienceDatabasesDNA extractionDrug metabolismDrug InteractionElectrophysiologyELISAElectrophoresisEnglishEnzyme AssaysEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)Flow CytometryGrant PreparationGrant Writinggrant writing and designGraphPad PrismHealthcareHigh Throughput Screening (HTS)HistologyImmunoassaysImmunofluorescenceImmunohistochemistryImmunohistochemistry (IHC)ImmunoprecipitationIn VitroInflammationLaboratoryLaboratory ResearchLaboratory SkillsLaboratory study designLaboratory TechniquesLaboratory testingLeadershipLife SciencesLifesciencesMicrobiological TechniquesMicroscopyMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordMolecular & Cellular Biologymolecular biologyMolecular CloningMolecular DiagnosticsoncooncologyOutlookPCRpeople managementPhotoshopPhysiologyPowerPointPre-clinical researchProblem SolvingProblem-solving methods and troubleshootingProject PlanningProject Portfolio ManagementProject ManagementProject CoordinationProtein chemistryProteinsPublic SpeakingqPCRreal-time PCRReport WritingRNA isolationRT-PCRScientific CommunicationsScientific methodologyScientific WritingSDS-PAGESearch literature on clinical trialsSequence AnalysisSPSSStatisticsTeachingTeam BuildingTeam LeadershipTeamworkTeam ManagementTechnology transferTime ManagementTissue CultureTrainingTransfectionTranslationTroubleshootingUnderstand how results translate to practiceUnderstand levels of research evidence
LinkedIn Assessment :
BiotechnologyMicrobiologymolecular biologyCell CultureMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeBiochemistryTaqMan PCRreal time PCRgene cloningCalcium ImagingCell MigrationCell adhesionIn vitro angiogenesisBiochimicaBiotecnologBiologia molecolareMicrobiologiaColtura cellulareRicercaBiologia cellularePCRWestern blotWestern blotELISAMicroscopia a fluorescenzaData Analysisdata visualisationScienzaScienze naturaliImmunoassaysLaboratoryMicroscopy


  • PhD in Fisiologia cellulare from Université de Lille - sciences et technologies in 2015
  • Laurea Magistrale in Industrial Biotechonologies from Università degli Studi di Torino in 2012
  • Laurea triennale in Biotechnologies from Università degli Studi di Torino in 2010

Area / Region

Turin, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy


Driving License
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