|Since 2019||Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Biozentrum of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.|
|2013 – 2019||Postdoctoral Fellow, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Centre for Neural Computation, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. |
Research Advisors: Prof. Edvard I. Moser and Prof. May-Britt Moser.
|2007 – 2013||Graduate Student, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland. |
Research Advisor: Prof. Pico Caroni.
|2005 – 2007||Undergraduate Research Assistant, Department of Cellular Biotechnologies and Hematology, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy. |
Research Advisor: Prof. Giuseppe Macino.
|2004||Undergraduate Research Assistant, Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine, National Research Council, Rome, Italy. |
Research Advisor: Dr. Luigi Aloe.
|2007 – 2013||Doctor phil. (Ph.D.) in Neurobiology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland. Name of PhD Supervisor: Pico Caroni. Awarded Summa cum Laude.|
|2004 – 2006||Master (M.S.) in Genomic Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Rome, “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy. Awarded Summa cum Laude.|
|2001 – 2004||Bachelor (B.S.) in Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome, “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy. Awarded Summa cum Laude.|
|Fellowships and Awards|
|2017||Eppendorf & Science prize for neurobiology of 2017 (Grand Winner). |
Winning essay title: “Assembling the brain from deep within”.
|2013 – 2015||EMBO Long-term fellowship (ALTF 246-2013).|