PhD (XXXII Cycle) in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology (Curriculum "Ecological Sciencies"), research activity: "Monitoring and evaluation of Terni (Central Italy) air quality through innovative analytical methods". 2016 - Traineeship at GTS (Centre Grup de Tècniques de Separació en Química), Chemistry Department of Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, research activity: "Evaluation of the effective removal of antimony from aqueous solutions using forager sponge® and SPION-loaded onto forager sponge®". 2016 - Scholarship for research activity at the Chemistry Department of Sapienza University of Rome, research activity: "Evaluation of the adsorption properties of food waste and of innovative materials through analysis of physical-chemical characterization data". 2015 - Postgraduated degree in Environmental Monitoring and Remediation, experimental thesis: "Evaluation of the adsorption capacities of organic and inorganic pollutants from aqueous solutions by food waste", grade: 110/110 cum laude. 2013 - Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science at Sapienza University of Rome, experimental thesis: "Monitoring of slope gully systems in the lower basin of the river Mignone (Lazio)", grade 110/110.
Monitoring and evaluation of Terni (Central Italy) air quality through spatially resolved analysis. Mapping of the spatial variations of PM chemical species by innovative analytical methods for source apportionment studies. Evaluation of airborne particulate matter dispersion capacity and individuation of the PM chemical source profiles. Evaluation of PM effects on humans, animals and plants through bioaccumulation analysis, genotoxicity assays and oxidative potential studies.