I am interested in the evolution of maternal effects and how they affect the response of natural populations to environmental variability. I use birds as model organisms to investigate how environmental variability influences maternal reproductive investment and its consequences for the phenotype of the offspring.
Education and Professional Positions
|2011 - 2014||Ph.D. student, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich|
|2010 - 2011||Research Assistant, Department of Animal Biology, University of Pavia, Italy|
|2008 - 2010||Scholarship, University of Pavia, Italy. Project: effects of Short Rotation Forestry on environmental quality of agro-ecosystems and zoocoenosis diversity|
|2005 - 2007||M.Sc. in Management and Conservation of Natural Resources, University of Siena, Italy|
|2002 - 2005||B.Sc. in Natural Sciences, University of Siena, Italy|