College / University
University of Padova
Bachelor of Science
Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
Sterile human cell culture (monolayer and 3D), MTS cell viability assay, SDS-PAGE and agarose gel electrophoresis, Western blot, PCR, molecular cloning (restriction enzymes and Golden Gate assembly), DNA and gel extraction, bacterial transformation and plasmid purification.
Plant sterile culture, transformation, genotyping and phenotyping, agroinfiltration.
Projects / Research
- 10/2021 – 04/2022: "Identification of novel transcription factors regulating the expression of ethylene biosynthesis genes in relation to hypoxia stress in Arabidopsis thaliana" – Prof Bram Van de Poel, Department of Biosystems, KU Leuven, Belgium
- 04/2021 – 06/2021: "In vitro evaluation of the antitumoral efficacy of salinomycin and tocotrienol nanoformulations" (Bachelor Thesis) – Prof Francesca Moret, Department of Biology, University of Padova, Italy
Scholarships / Awards
|2022 – 2023:||Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School|
|2021:||Erasmus+ for Traineeship - mobility grant to spend a training period in Europe (6 months at KU Leuven, Belgium)|
|2020:||Erasmus+ for Studies UK - mobility grant to spend one semester study in the UK (Imperial College London, UK)|
|2018 – 2020:||University of Padova "Mille e una lode" Award - merit-based awards to excellent students in each degree programme|