Marco is a PhD student at Toscana Life Sciences (TLS), Siena, since October 2018. He is a member of a research group coordinated by Dr. Rino Rappuoli. The project aims at the development of new vaccines against bacteria resistant to antibiotics.
Marco has a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in medical biotechonologies. His thesis work was about the analysis of cancer cell signaling involved in cellular migration, by using synthetic peptides.
During his studies, Marco became passionate about immunology and microbiology with great interest in vaccinology.