Master Degree in Biology and Computer Science, PhD in Computer Science (University of Genoa). Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Milan. Member of the UNIMI Doctoral School of Informatics and scientific director for UNIMI of the European PhD program in Genomics and Bioinformatics in collaboration with the Joint Research Center of the European Union. Research activity: development and application of Artificial Intelligence methods to bio-medical problems, with ongoing collaborations with various European and American research centers and universities including the Berlin Institute of Health, the Jackson Lab of Farmington (USA) and the S.Raffaele Hospital in Milano. Principal Investigator of 10 national and international projects in the area of Bioinformatics, Machine Learning and Big Data analysis. Member of the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports Nature. In 2018 one of his papers has been awarded as one of the best journal articles of the year by the International Medical Informatics Association. He is author of more than 140 scientific publications with peer-review in journals, book chapters and international conferences in the field of Machine Learning, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.