Lecturer in Physiology, University of Padua. PI in PRIN Project (Res. Projects of National Significance, 2001), participant in several PRIN and Ateneo Projects, participant in AIRC Project (2012). Member of the Editorial Board of World Journal of Methodology (WJM). Invited speaker to 35th Congress of the Int. Society for Onco-developmental Biology and Medicine (2007). Referee for two FIRB Projects (2010), two PRIN Projects (2009), two Czech Science Foundation Projects.