Full Professor of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases at the Departmentof Veterinary Sciences, div. Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, University ofTurin. Since 1999 he is/has been titular of more than 70 research projects fora total of more than 1.500.000 € ofresearch grants from public and private institutions for studies related to thediagnosis, epidemiology and pathogenesis of parasite of public health interest or owith an impacton animal production/welfare on pets livestock, honey bees as well as onwildlife species. Among projects: PRIN 2003 Leishmania infantum:studio dellarisposta cellulo-mediata nel cane (as unit responsible); PRIN 2005 Genetica,patogenicita' ed immunita' di Neospora caninum (as unit responsible); 2012EMIDA Era-NET Project Acronym APHAEA Harmonised Approaches in monitoringwildlife population Health, and Ecology and Abundance (as Leader of WP1andWP2); 2009 FP7: Project acronym: WIldTech n.222633 www.wildtech.com (as Associate partner); 2017 ENETWILD (EFSA sponsored,Leader of WP 6); 2019 ENETWILD CS (EFSA sponsored). He is/has been tutor of more than 70theses for the Degree in Veterinary Medicine and 6 PhD Thesis. He has beencalled to do seminars, on parasitic diseases and wildlife diseases of publichealth interest, at more than 250 courses for colleagues/practitioners. He has been author/co author of morethan 120 publications cited in Scopus with more than 2600 citations and an Hindex of 27 and has a Research Gate H index of 32 and a score of 38,29 (higherthan 95% of ResearchGate members’).