Bachelor of Environmental Science and Ecology at the University of Rome, TorVergata (2010) and Master in Marine Biology at the University of Pisa, in Italy (2013). Worked as Research Assistant at the University of New South Wales (2013-2014). Granted the University of New South Wales Tuition Fees Scholarship (2014). PhD in Biotechnology within the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science (BABS) at the University of New South Wales (2019); supervised by Associate Professor Suhelen Egan. Currently working ad Postdoctoral research fellow within the Center of Marine Science and Innovation (CMSI) at UNSW; supervised by Professor Torsten Thomas.