Francesco has a Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology and an expertise in Bioinformatics, Genomics and Statistical Genetics.
He worked at UCL, where he first developed the analysis pipelines for UCL Genomics, the NGS facility of the Campus. He then led the Bioinformatics at the Centre for Translational Genomics, a partnership between ULC Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital. He moved to Aarhus University as Associate Professor in Genomics and Bioinformatics, where he led the Bioinformatics analyses in Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia for the iPSYCH consortium. Before joining NIBSC, he worked for two years in QIAGEN Bioinformatics, as part of the Global Product Management team for the CLC portfolio.