ACADEMIC CV AND EDUCATION
since 29/04/2017 Associate Professor in Medicinal Chemistry - Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, Italy.
since 2012 Founder and Head of the Computer Aided Drug Design Group - Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, Italy.
29/04/2014- 28/04/2017 Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry Type B - Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari
29/12/2011 - 28/04/2014 Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry Type A - Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari.
2010 - 2011 Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy -University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro – Italy. Course: Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Toxicology II.
2009 - 2011 Young Researcher FIRB-IDEAS - at University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro -Italy. Project: New drugs for targeted anticancer therapy.
2008-2010 Senior Research Scientist Inte:Ligand Software Enwicklungs & Consulting Austria.
2008 -2009 Researcher at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Innsbruck.
2006-2008 Post-Doctoral Fellow in Computational Chemistry at the Computational Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory, University “Magna Graecia”- Catanzaro (6 months) and Computer Aided Molecular Design (CAMD) Group - University of Innsbruck- (18 months).
24/02/2006 Ph.D Thesis defence. Thesis Title: Design, synthesis and study of biological activity of new monoamine oxidase inhibitors and new anti-Candida compounds. (“Progettazione, sintesi e studio dell’attività biologica di nuovi inibitori delle monoammino ossidasi e di nuovi composti ad azione anti-Candida”)
2003 Scholarship of the European Program "IN TIME 36" - Stage at Athlone Laboratories-Ireland (6 months).
2003-2006 Ph.D. in Technology and Legislation of Drugs and Bioactive Molecules at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Cagliari.
19/07/2002 Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology "Cum laude" -University of Cagliari. Thesis Title: Synthesis and study of the biological activity of new phthalhydrazothiazole and Phthalhydrazothiazolinone derivatives. (“Sintesi e studio dell’attività biologica di nuovi derivati ftalidrazotiazolici e ftalidrazotiazolinonici”).
From 2019 coordinator of PhD course in Life, Environmental and Drug Sciences;
From 2019 member of the Didactic Commission of the Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy;
From 2018 member of the Council of the Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy;
From 2017 member of the PhD board of PhD course in Life, Environmental and Drug Sciences;
Since 2012 to date - senior scientist member of the Paul Ehrlich MedChem Euro-PhD Network;
Since 2006 to date - member of the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society.