Research Undergraduate Student in the Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Padova: 1975-1976. Laurea summa cum laude in Biological Sciences in 1976.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Padova: 1980-1983.

Research Assistant in the Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Padova: 1984-2001.

Research Professor (tenure) in the Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Padova from 2001 to 2012, and, after a new departmental reorganization, Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences from 2012 up to now.

Teaching course:
- Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova (from 2000 up to now);
- Biochemistry and Cellular Biochemistry in Postgraduate Schools of Clinical Biochemistry (from 2004 up to now).

Coordinator for the Post graduate Schools in Clinical Biochemistry and Administrator Officer of the School of Specialization in Clinical Biochemistry since 2004.

Professor in the Master course (II level) in “Population Nutrition and Food Safety”, Faculty of Medicine, University of Padova, from 2008 to 2010 and in the Master course (II level) “Quality and food safety”, University of Padova since 2011.

Director and teacher in the Master course (I Level) in “People Nutrition and Food Education”, School of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova since 2009.

Author of 12 textbooks for the secondary school.

Reviewer of International Scientific Journals related to her research field.

Supervisor of 40 Ph. Theses (laurea degree) c/o Faculty of Science, Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Medicine of University of Padova.

Has been member of Society for Free Radicals Research and Italian Biochemistry Society.

Member of Research Projects of C.N.R. and M.I.U.R

Member of Interuniversity Consortium for Research in Chemistry of Metals in Biological Systems (CIRCSMB).

Member of Interdepartmental Research Center on ”Role of metal ions in Biomedical Sciences” (BIOMETION) of University of Padova.

Member of COST Action 2012 European Cooperation in Science and Technology CM1105 _ WG1_ “Functional metal complexes that bind to biomolecules”.

  1. Sulfhydryl groups of mitochondria and related enzymatic systems, especially the biological role, in normal and cancer cells, of thioredoxin reductase.
  2. Redox signalling.
  3. Free radicals in biological systems.
  4. Apoptosis and mitochondria.
  5. Antioxidants and food nutrition.

More than 94 publications in peer-reviewed international biochemical journals (40 times first author or corresponding author) and 90 Congress Communications.
From ISI, h- index is 28 with about 2240 citations;
From Google Scholar: h- index is 29 with about 2718 citations.

Angela Casini, Pharmacokinetics, Toxicology and Targeting, Research Institute of Pharmacy, University of Groningen.

Gerard Jouen e Anne Vessières Laboratoire de Chimie et Biochimie des Complexes Moleculaires, UMR CNRS 7576, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris 11.

Luigi Messori, Dip. Scienze Chimiche, Università di Firenze.

Progetto FSE 2013-14 (Fondo Sociale Europeo nel Veneto) Cod. progetto 2105/201/12/1148/2013. "Role of bioactive peptides in milk and fermented milk in the human nutrition" funded with 24.958 Euros for research grant.

PROGETTI DI RICERCA DI ATENEO, BANDO 2013, CPDA130272/13: Mitochondrial redox regulation in normal and cancer cell, funded with 52.913 Euros