Animal Physiology and Evolution Laboratory, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn Villa Comunale
In 1977 is graduated in Biological Sciences at the University of Naples top grade Senior researcher at the Zoological Station of Naples. Professor at the Master School of Gynaecology and Obstetrician of University of Medicine of Naples. Italian representative of the International Society for Reproductive Medicine “Alpha”. Founder of the Italian Society Embryology Reproduction and Research Coordinator of the University Master on “ Biotechnologies Applied to the Reproduction and Repopulation of Marine Species”. Scientific Referee for the “National Science Foundation” for grant assignment.D15
Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal “ Marine drugs ”Tutor of 7 degree thesis, 3 PhD thesis, and 5 post-doc fellowships.Invited speaker at numerous international conferences and seminars. Scientific reviewer for 16 international referenced journals. Author of 60 papers, 11 invited reviews, 6 book chapters on international referenced journals. Author of 1 book on in vitro fertilization, Editor of an E- book.
Her generalist expertise is in the field of Reproduction and Early Developmental Stages of animals, and human. Her specialist expertise is on physiology of gametes maturation, activation and fertilization with specific emphasis on the electrical events occurring at the plasma membrane.