Date of birth: 08.01.1987
Place of birth: Napoli, Italy
From Genuary 2013: PhD student at The Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy. Under supervision of Prof. Fabio Benfenati and Prof. Pietro Baldelli.
October and November 2014: Visiting Student in the lab of Prof. Paolo Medini. Umea University, Sweden.
From June 2012 to December 2013: Internship in Neuroscience in Fabio Benfenati and Pietro Baldelli Lab at The Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy.
From 2009/2010 to 2010/2011: Master degree in Biology, University Federico II of Naples, Italy. Thesis in Zoology: “Effects of domestication on Sus scrofa`s olfactory mucosa”. Graduated cum laude. Supervisors: Prof. Gianluca Polese.
From 2006/2007 to 2008/2009: Bachelor degree in General and Applicated Biology, University Federico II of Naples, Italy. Thesis in Genetics: “Role of MDM2 as a regulator of p63, a p53 family member” Graduated cum laude. Supervisors: Prof. Girolama La Mantia.
Whole cell patch clamp recordin in brain slice
In vivo whole cell patch clamp recording
In situ hibridization
Oana Toader, Nicola Forte, Marta Orlando, Enrico Ferrea, Andrea Raimondi, Pietro Baldelli, Fabio Benfenati, Lucian Medrihan. (2013) "Dentate gyrus network dysfunctions precede the symptomatic phase in a genetic mouse model of seizures". Front. Cell. Neurosci. 2013 Aug 30;7:138. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2013.00138
Valeria Maselli, Gianluca Polese, Greger Larson, Pasquale Raia, Nicola Forte, Daniela Rippa, Roberto Ligrone, Rosario Vicidomini and Domenico Fulgione. "A dysfunctional sense of smell: The irreversibility of olfactory evolution in feral pigs". Evolutionary Biology. Evol. Biol. DOI 10.1007/s11692-013-9262-3