2009: Diploma of European College of Animal Reproduction (ECAR)
2007-at present : Post-doc position in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, University of Milan , Italy , under the supervision of Prof. Gaia Cecilia Luvoni.
2006 : PhD degree . Dissertation thesis: “Ultrasonographic identification of dog fetal brain structures during pregnancy”.
2004: Visiting Research Scholar at University of Davis California , U.S. , under the supervision of Dr. Autumn Davidson.
2002 : DVM cum laude Faculty of Veterinary Medicine – University of Milan , Italy .
MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS: Small Animal Theriogenology.
CURRENT AND RECENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: Cryopreservation of canine and feline semen. Role of antioxidants in the conservation of feline and canine semen. Assisted reproductive technologies in carnivores. Ultrasonographic evaluation of canine and feline pregnancy and prediction of parturition date. Anesthetic and analgesic protocols in canine and feline reproductive surgery.