Experience

Since July 2017: Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Biomedical Technologies (ITB), National Research Council (CNR), Segrate (MI), Italy

Epidemiology Unit

Responsibilities: knowledge management, information structures, metadata, linked data and ontology-engineering.

Projects:

  • Telemedicine and integrated healthcare systems. 'Implementazione del Presidio Nuova Regina Margherita di Roma: Sperimentazione del modello di Casa della Salute'; Recepimento della determinazione della Regione Lazio-Direzione Salute Politiche Sociali - n. G035IO del 21.03.2018
  • Combining a posteriori and a priori approaches to explore the inverse occurrence between Alzheimer Disease and Cancer.
  • ‘Personalised Guidance Services for Optimising lifestyle in teenagers through awareness, motivation and engagement’ (PEGASO), under the EU 7th Framework Programme, Grant No: 610727; PEGASO Clinical trial identifier: NCT02930148;


2014-2017: Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation (ITIA), National Research Council (CNR), Milan, Italy

The main responsibilities include knowledge management and semantic modelling within the research group 'Enterprise Engineering and Virtual Applications' (EVA).

Projects:

  • ‘Personalised Guidance Services for Optimising lifestyle in teenagers through awareness, motivation and engagement’ (PEGASO), under the EU 7th Framework Programme, Grant No: 610727; PEGASO Clinical trial identifier: NCT02930148; (ontology modelling)
  • ‘Product and Process Co-Evolution Management via Modular Pallet configuration’ (PRO2EVO), within the Italian flagship project ‘Factory of the Future
  • ‘Design for All’ (D4All) - Semantic Web integration and advanced Human-Machine Interfaces in design for Ambient Assisted Living


2013: Visiting Researcher at the Research Center on Spatial Cognition (SFB/TR 8), University of Bremen, Germany

Responsibilities: 1) development of a metadata model for the Ontohub repository (with Till Mossakowski and Oliver Kutz); 2) networking with partners of the SpacePortal consortium; 3) populating a dedicated repository with spatial ontologies provided by the network partners, the internet sources and the literature; preparing the ontologies for inclusion in a dedicated ontohub.org node; 4) mapping ontologies to the subject categories defined as metadata.


2008 –2012: The European Institute of Oncology (IEO), Department of experimental oncology at IFOM – IEO Campus, Milan, Italy

Ph.D research included 1) laboratory activities in molecular oncology; 2) theoretical analysis of breast cancer classificatory systems; 3) examination of knowledge management approaches that can enable the integration of biomedical research and healthcare information within digital repositories (biomedical ontologies);

Participation in the research groups:

  • Giovanni Boniolo – Biomedical humanities, FOLSATEC program (full time Ph.D. research)
  • Pier Paolo Di Fiore /Salvatore Pece – Molecular characterization of Breast Cancer and association with the stem cell profiles (part time, 4 years research project)
  • Luisa Lanfrancone - Cellular and molecular pathways regulating melanoma genesis and progression (part time, 4 months lab rotation)
  • Rosella Visintin - Mechanisms that control the protein phosphatase Cdc14, an essential cell cycle regulator (part time, 4 months lab rotation)
  • Research visit / PhD abroad-stage (1.3-31.8.2011) at The ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society (Egenis), University of Exeter, UK


2003 –2008: Curator, Public relations manager at the National Museum of Serbia

Responsible for management, coordination and realisation of PR activities and special events, in particular:

    • Media communication;
    • Press conferences; press releases;
    • PR & Marketing campaigns;
    • Website development, content editing and administrating;
    • Events - VIP & Diplomatic-Core events, scientific conferences, exhibitions & public manifestations;
    • Public talk & Public Affairs.

2003: Teaching logic & philosophy at the high schools in Belgrade

    • The Sixth Belgrade Gymnasium
    • The Music School “Stankovic”
    • The School of Design