Full Professor ofParasitology and Parasitic Diseases at the Department of Veterinary Sciences,div. Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, University of Turin. Since 1999 heis/has been titular of more than 70 research projects for a total of morethan 1.500.000 € of research grants frompublic and private institutions for studies related to the diagnosis,epidemiology and pathogenesis of parasite of public health interest or owith an impact on animal production/welfare on petslivestock, honey bees as well as on wildlife species. Among projects: PRIN 2003Leishmania infantum:studio della risposta cellulo-mediata nel cane (as unitresponsible); PRIN 2005 Genetica, patogenicita' ed immunita' di Neosporacaninum (as unit responsible); 2012 EMIDA Era-NET Project Acronym APHAEAHarmonised Approaches in monitoring wildlife population Health, and Ecology andAbundance (as Leader of WP1and WP2); 2009 FP7: Project acronym: WIldTechn.222633 www.wildtech.com (as Associatepartner); 2017 ENETWILD (EFSA sponsored, Leader of WP 6); 2019 ENETWILD CS(EFSA sponsored). Heis/has been tutor of more than 70 theses for the Degree in Veterinary Medicineand 6 PhD Thesis. He has been called to do seminars, on parasitic diseases andwildlife diseases of public health interest, at more than 200 courses for colleagues/practitioners. He has been author/co author of more than 110 publicationscited in Scopus with more than 2100 citations and an H index of 25 and has aResearch Gate H index of 28 and a score of 37,52 (higher than 95% ofResearchGate members’).