Adjunct professor at the University of Zurich (since April 2016)
Lecturer in Molecular Cancer Research at the University of Zurich
(Privatdozent, venia legendi für das Gebiet Molekulare Krebsforschung)
Research Group Leader, The Institute of Molecular Cancer Research of the University of Zurich, Switzerland (since 2000).
Medical Doctor (M.D.), Catholic University School of Medicine & Surgery, Rome-Italy, 1982 (with honors).
Licensure: November 1982-No. 2039 (Licenced to practice in Italy)
Specialization in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Catholic University School of Medicine & Surgery (1983-1986). Italian Ministry of Public Education Fellowship.
Studies on the precancerous conditions of the human stomach.
Specialization in Internal Medicine, Catholic University School of Medicine & Surgery (1986-1988 / 1991-1993).
Studies on biomarkers of risk for human colon cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Catholic University School of Medicine & Surgery, Rome, Italy (1988-1991). Italian Ministry of Scientific and Technologic Research Fellowship.
Studies on diet and human colon cancer.
Postdoctoral fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and University of California, San Diego (1994,1995 and 1996).
Studies on the DNA mismatch repair and human colon cancer (Laboratory of Molecular Biology - Prof. C. Richard Boland).
Visiting Scientist, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Environmental Health Science (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (Prof. T.A. Kunkel) (one month in 1995)