Prof. Piero Pucci got his degree in Chemistry at the University of Naples in 1978. From 1979 to 1981 worked as Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Naples. 1982 - 1988 Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the Department of Organic and Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Napoli. 1983 â€' 1984 post doctoral training and Visiting Associate (1987) at the Biochemical Department of the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London, U. K. 1988 - 1991 Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Basilicata. 1991 - 1999 Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Organic and Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Napoli. In February 2000 he was appointed Full Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Napoli, Faculty of Science. Prof Pucci is the Head of the Proteomic Laboratory at the CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate. Prof. Pucci is Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Global Animal Health (ITPGAH) and was a former Member of the World Council of the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO), President of the Italian Human Proteome Organization (IHUPO), Member of the Council of the Italian Proteomic Association (ItPA) and Coordinator of the Protein Group of the Italian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SIBBM). At present, Prof. Pucci is responsible of both the Laboratorio di Proteomica and the Proteomic Facility at CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate. Prof. Pucci delivered lectures to National and International Meetings and he has published more than 190 refereed publications on international journals with an H-Factor of 27.