1. NATURAL SCIENCES
» Medical Sciences
4. HORIZONTAL ACTIVITIES
» Scenario development and decision support
» Testing and validation
» Law enforcement
5. TECHNOLOGIES & MATERIALS
Degrees in Biology and in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Catania, Specialization in Microbiology and Virology. Associate Professor of Microbiology since 1987. Chief of the Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology at L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, national reference laboratory for bioterrorism, SARS and BSL 4 facility. Since 2008, according to the Order of the Prime Minister, this lab is the reference laboratory in case of emergency at the 150 anniversary of the Unification of Italy and Expo 2015. She has published over 237 scientific papers and she is member of several scientific international societies.
During her career she was responsible as a member of several Scientific Commission. Expert for the European Commission Expert Support Facility - CBNR Training Centres (2008 ).
Expert in Biosefaty and Biosecurity, laboratory risk assessment and management, project management.