Experienced Researcher committed in the Veterinary Sciences, specializing in the field of fungal infections. Adept in building and fostering beneficial relationships among animal and human care professionals, thus aiding to reinforce the importance of a “one-health” approach. Experienced in providing ongoing education to mycology field members. Bringing forth a dedication to establishing fruitful collaborations and contributing to the advancement of medical knowledge.
– Degree in Veterinary Medicine (1999, University of Turin, Italy).
– PhD in Epizoology, Epidemiology and Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases (2003 University of Turin, Italy).
– Course in Medical Mycology at Pasteur Institute of Paris, France (2003).
2006-2020 – Researcher at Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Turin
– Fully engaged with team members to achieve the highest levels of productivity in the field of research on fungal and parasitic diseases of animals and humans
– Responsible for different research projects, financed by public and private institutions, on themes concerned with fungal diseases (the dynamics of transmission of dermatophyte fungi from animals
to humans through molecular methods, resistance phenomena in yeasts infecting animals, pathogenesis of fungal infections in animals)
– Head of the mycology diagnostic laboratory of his Department
– Author and co-author of several articles in national and international journals and of presentations at national and international congresses.
– Engaged with numerous teaching activities within the degree course in Veterinary Medicine (School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Turin University) and in the occasion of training courses organized by cultural and professional associations (the Italian Society for Veterinary Dermatology; the Italian Society of Small Animal Practitioners, the Veterinary Working Group of the International
Society for Human and Animal Mycology)