Born in Grottaglie (TA) on August 6th, 1981
|Bioinformatics Staff Scientist at the Biomedical Sequencing Facility of the Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Vienna, Austria|
Position at BMI
|Research fellow, Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy|
|Visiting Researcher, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA|
|2009||Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, University of Pavia, Italy.
Thesis: A framework for data and knowledge integration in genome-wide studies
|2005||Laurea Specialistica (Master degree) in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy.
Thesis: Progetto e sviluppo di un sistema di gestione e analisi dei dati di tratti genetici complessi (Design and development of a data management and analysis system for genetic dissection of complex traits). Score: 110 out of 110 cum laude.
|2003||Laurea (Bachelor Degree) in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy.
Thesis: Progetto e sviluppo di una base dati per analisi di omologia genetica uomo/topo (Design and development of a database to support human/mouse genetic homology studies). Score: 110 out of 110.
|2009-2011||Research fellow. Bioinformatics Unit, Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy|
|2008-2011||Visiting Researcher. Riva Bioinformatics Lab at Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA|
|6/2011||Visiting Researcher. Bioinformatics Laboratory, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.|
|4-5/2011||Visiting Researcher. Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.|
|11/2009||Visiting Researcher. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.|
|11-12/2008||External Collaborator. Centre for Tissue Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy|
|2007-2008||Visiting Research Scholar. Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, USA.|
|2005-2008||PhD Student in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics. Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Italy|
|2010-2011||Course on "Telemedicine" (Biomedical Engineering Master Degree): teaching assistanceship (lectures on Object-Oriented software design).|
|2009-2011||PhD Programs of the Faculty of Engineering: lectures on "Scientific Peer-review Process". University of Pavia, Italy.|
|2009-2011||Course on “Bioinformatics” (Biomedical Engineering Master Degree): lectures on Next Generation Sequencing Technologies. Faculty of Engineering.|
|2009-2011||Course on 'Internet in Medicine' (Biomedical Engineering Bachelor Degree): teaching assistanceship.|
|2008-2010||Course on 'Probabilistic Models in Medicine' (Biomedical Engineering Master Degree): lectures on Genetic Association Studies.|
|2006-2011||Co-supervisor for Bachelor and Master theses (Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science).|
|2002-2008||Mathematical Analysis Tutor at the Faculty of Engineering.|
|2008-2009||Member of the Student Editorial Board of Methods of Information in Medicine, official journal of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA)|
|2006-today||Reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Information Technology in Biomedicine.|
Organization of Scientific Events
|2010||Member of the Program Committee of the 14th Workshop on Intelligent Data Analysis in Biomedicine and Pharmacology (IDAMAP 2010)|
Workshop for Improving Productivity, Efficiency, Product Quality and Environmental Sustainability of Aquaculture Operations through Systematic Integration of Information and Knowledge (PPA): Integrative approaches and technologies in bioinformatics. Shepherdstown, WV, USA
International Conference on Plant Gene Discovery Technology (PGDT 2011): A knowledge management tool for genome-wide research. Vienna, Austria
|2007-2010||PhD Students Representative to the Board of the Italian Bioengineering Group (GNB).|
|2006-2008||PhD Students Representative to the Board of the Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Italy.|
International and National Organizations
|International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)|
|American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)|
|Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria (GNB)|
|Bioinformatics Italian Society (BITS)|
|2011||Bioinformatics Italian Society (BITS) travel grant to attend ISMB/ECCB 2011 in Vienna, Austria|
|2006||Nature Publishing Group travel grant to attend Genetic Analysis Workshop 15 in St.Petetersburg, FL, USA.|