Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, University Turin, Italy, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology & Virology, University Turin, Italy, 1979.
Assistant professor microbiology & clinical microbiology University Turin, since 1977, professor, since 2004, president, since 2005, head, department public health & microbiology, since 2007, director, since 2007.
Member of Science Medical Association.
Married Francesco Cimino, July 30, 1983. Children: Carlo Cimino, Andrea Cimino.