Dr. Valentina Rapozzi is Professor in Biochemistry at the Department of Medical Sciences (DAME), University of Udine, Italy. Fields of Research interest: 1) Application of new Photosensitizers in tumor cell culture and in vivo system. Study of molecular pathways involved in host’s response to the photodynamic therapy; 2) Molecular strategies (anti-gene and antisense) to study neoplastic proliferation. Expertise: She is involved in the design and setup of the experiments both in cell culture system and animal model. General knowledge in: molecular biology techniques (WB, RT-PCR), flow cytometry, confocal microscopy. Publications: The research activity is witnessed by the publication of more than 70 papers in peer review international journals and the participation in several international and national conferences.