Born in Naples in 1974, he graduated in Biological Sciences from The University of Naples "Federico II". After completing his Ph.D. thesis (2004) in Animal Genetics and Reproduction he spent a postdoctoral period at the University of Guelph, Canada where he became Reseach Associate in The Department of Biomedical Sciences.
With over 30 scientific publications, he has developed international collaborations with INRA-ENVT, Génétique Cellulaire, France; Gyeongsang National University, South Korea; Cytogenetic Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic.
Dr. Coppola has over 10 years of experience in all aspects of assisted reproductive technologies including, chromosome analysis, reproductive genetics and preimplantation genetic diagnosis. He is actually Director of Genetics at the Center for Assisted Fertilization (CFA-Italy).