Associate professor of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology at “Saint Camillus International University of Health Sciences” of Rome. He earns a graduation in Pharmaceutical Biotecnology at University of Bologna and a PhD in Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. He was a research fellow at the Department of Virology of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” for several years.
During this period, he also worked abroad in clinical research centres and diagnostic companies, carrying out research focused on virology fields, in particular on: the impact of antiretroviral treatments on HIV infection; the mechanisms of resistance to HIV, HBV and HCV drugs; the fitness and viral evolution of HIV and hepatitis viruses; the genotypic, phenotypic, structural and functional analysis of viral proteins. His research activity carried out numerous publications in international journals and he has participated in numerous national and international conferences.