Dr Monique Mancuso is a Researcher at the Coastal Marine Environment Institute of National Research Council (IAMC CNR) of Messina (Italy). She has over 100 publications (national and international). In 2000 she has qualified to practice biologist. She participated at several Nationals and European projects.In 2006 she received a Ph.D. in Health marine environment, Ichthyopathology and Hygienic quality of the fish. In 2007 She completed Training School in Applied Microbiology (50/50 cum laude). She is a member of the Italian Society of Pathology Fishing (SIPI) and a member of the Italian Group for Microbial Ecology (GIEM) – SITE. She is a member of several editorial board international journals. She reviewed for several Scientific Journals.