1978 M.D. Univ of Napoli "Federico II”
1979-1987 Post doc Fellow EMBL Heidelberg
1987-1990 Associate professor in Genetics, Univ of Pisa
1990 Full Professor of Molecular Biology, Univ of Napoli, Faculty of Pharmacy. In year 1995 moved to Univ of Catanzaro.
1991-Sep 2009 On leave of absence from University due to employment at the Merck Sharp and Dohme research center IRBM P. Angeletti in Pomezia (Rome)
2006-2009 Site Head and Managing Director IRBM P. Angeletti in Pomezia, Rome
2008-2009 Interim World Wide Basic Research Head of Oncology at Merck Research Laboratories
Nov 2009 co-founder of a biotechnology company, Takis s.r.l.
Oct 2009-Feb 2012 Univ of Catanzaro Magna Graecia
March 2012 to October 2016 Scientific Director of IRCSS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, “G. Pascale” Napoli
Since November 2016 Scientific Director of IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori “Regina Elena”, Rome, Italy
January 2013- December 2016 President of SIBBM (Società Italiana di Biofisica e Biologia Molecolare)
Since January 2016 President of FISV (Italian Federation of Scientific Societies of Life Sciences)
Since 1989 elected member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).
Co-author of more than 300 indexed publications (H-index = 62, Source: Scopus) and more than 30 book chapters and editorials
Co-inventor of 30 international granted patents/patent applications
Reviewer and editorial board member of several international journals.