Ferrara Gianmarco (DVM, PhD in Veterinary Sciences) graduated in 2017 with full marks in Veterinary Medicine with a thesis entitled "Caprine Herpesvirus as Candidate of Oncolytic Therapy". In 2018, he was selected for an industrial PhD project entitled "Characterization of 4 recombinant antigens for the Q fever diagnosis in domestic ruminants." During this period, he had the opportunity to visit the Slovak Academy of Sciences, the Rickettsiology Department, and IN3 Diagnostics, an agency placed in Turin that develops and commercializes diagnostic kits for livestock. He completed his PhD with full marks in 2021. Currently, he has a post-doctoral position in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science of Naples and, at the same time, is a master's student in the specialization school of infectious diseases in the same department. He has published several articles in international and indexed journals, as well as participated in several national and international conferences. His expertise includes epidemiological studies in livestock (including buffalo) and virus-host cell interaction (particularly how viruses change cellular pathways).