Maria-Antonietta Buccheri is currently teaching Genetics at the University of Catania, Italy. She was recently involved as a scientist in the European project “Winning Applications of naTEchnology for Resolutive hydropurification” (WATER), at the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy. The project aimed at improving the quality of sea water, through innovative filtration of waste water flowing into the sea, and of drinkable water. Within a multidisciplinary environment, Maria-Antonietta dealt with the biological facets of the study.
She has been engaged in the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) as Secretary General since its foundation and until February 2018. She is one of the founding members of the MCAA Career Development Working Group. Previously, she also volunteered for the Marie Curie Fellows Association (MCFA). Over the years, she was involved in different activities related to European researchers careers development and support. Maria-Antonietta is interested in science policy for researchers and actively promoted the presence of Marie Curie Alumni in European Conferences.