03/2000: PhD degree in Veterinary Neuroanatomy, University of Torino, Italy.
“Neuropeptide Y distribution and autoradiografic localization of its receptor in the carp brain (Cyprinus carpio L., 1758; Cyprinidae, Teleostei.)”. The work was mostly done at the University of Pisa in collaboration with Prof. Bruno Cozzi (University of Padova) who co-supervised the thesis.
02/1994 Doctor in Biological Sciences degree, University of Pisa, Italy.
05/2001 Assistant Technician of Veterinary Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy.
01/1997 – 12/1999 PhD student at the University of Pisa, Italy.
2012 – 2015 Teaching assistant (laboratory practice and dissection) for the courses of Anatomy I, Anatomy II, Histology-Embryology-Morphogenesis of the DVM program – University of Pisa.
2011 Lecture on the digestive system of birds. Qinghai Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, College of Qinghai University, China (PRC).
2005 – 2006 Teaching assistant (laboratory practice) for the course of Comparative Cell Biology of the Agricultural Sciences program – University of Pisa.
2001-2004 Teaching assistant (laboratory practice) for the course of Animal Biology of the Agricultural Sciences program – University of Pisa.
2013 The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science
2012 Tissue and Cell 2005
2011 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology
Membership of scientific societies
2011 Associazione Italiana dei Morfologi Veterinari
2016 Member of the Program Commitee of the Claustrum Society
Membership of journal editorial boards
2016 Claustrum (www.claustrumresearch.net)