2006: Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy.
2001: Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Pisa, Italy.
2012: Researcher, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the Center for Genomic Science of IIT@SEMM, Milan.
2007: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Oncogenes, Chromatin and Cell Cycle Control Laboratory @IFOM-IEO-CAMPUS, Milan
2006: Research Fellow, Molecular Biology Laboratory @Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
2002: Molecular Biologist Molecular Biology Laboratory @Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
2000: Molecular Biologist Cellular and Developmental Biology Laboratory @University of Pisa
September 2007-December 2011: PostDoc, Oncogenes, Chromatin and Cell Cycle Control Laboratory @IFOM-IEO-CAMPUS, Milan. Role of Myc proteins in mouse embryonic stem cells self-renewal and differentiation.
2002-2007:PhD student, Molecular Biology Laboratory (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa). Analysis of the regulation of CDK9 activity by acetylation of its catalytic domain.
January-March 2002: PhD student, Molecular Medicine Laboratory (ICGEB, Trieste). Analysis of protein-protein interactions in vivo trough the FRET (fluorescence resonance energy transfer) technique.
March 2000-July 2001: Undergraduate student, Cellular and Developmental Biology Laboratory (University of Pisa). Analysis of the effects of XHoxa2 overexpression and loss of function on Xenopus laevis neural crest induction.
2008-2010: FIRC Fellowship
2005-2007: Scuola Normale Superiore Research Fellowship
2003: FEBS International Summer School, winner student poster competition
2001: “Antonio Marzullo” prize for the experimental thesis in molecular biology, University of Trieste
1996: “Alessandro Marando” academic achievement scholarship, “A. Vallisneri” High School, Lucca