She graduated with honors in Medicine in 1994 and specialized in Legal Medicine in 1998. Researcher at the University of Turin from October 2001 to June 2018. Assistant Professor at the University of Piemonte Orientale since July 2018.
She has been an expert witness in criminal sciences and forensic medicine for several courts in Italy since 1994. Her scientific research is divided into two main topics: the first concerns forensic genetics and personal identification (population studies for forensic applications, analyzes involving the identification of fluids and biological tissues by means of immunochromatographic tests and analysis of mRNA, extraction of DNA from unusual tissues, microbiome for clinical and forensic purposes, DNA methylation and age prediction). The second issue concerns the role of forensic medicine and forensic genetics in the management of victims of gender-based violence, such as maltreatment and sexual abuse.