Working languages:
English to Italian

Sandra Vessia
Life Sciences Translation Localization

Conversano, Puglia, Italy
Local time: 03:25 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Italian 
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About me
~ Specialized translations and software localization ~

Always up-to-date in my specialty fields

~ Biologist, MSc and translator ~

I'm a biologist with working experience in biochemistry, molecular biology and biotechnology applications.
I've been working as a freelance translator since 2006 specializing in the fields of life sciences and software localization.


* Translation, editing, proofreading, reviewing

* Software localization

* Website content translation

* Marketing translation, social media translation

* Transcriptions

* Creation of client-specific glossaries


Technical manuals, manuals of instructions, training manuals, data sheets, technical bulletins, patents, clinical trials, clinical protocols, MSDS, IFUs, scientific articles, assay reports, PDF and PPT presentations, Websites, newsletters, brochures, medical device, software localization (GUI, Help, software strings, etc.).


* SDL Trados Studio 2015 Freelance Plus

* Wordfast 3 Professional

* MemoQ 4Free

* SDL Passolo

* Alchemy Catalyst


* 5-year Degree in Biological Sciences

* Master's Degree in Agriculture

* Master's Degree in Localization

* License to practise as a professional biologist

* Research fellowship at CRA-SCS (formerly ENSE), National Seed Certification Institute, Milano, Italy.


* SDL Trados Certified


Collaboration with scientific magazines as a translator, editor and part of the editorial board.

* LSWN - Le Scienze Web News

* BBC Science


In vitro diagnosis, PCR, ELISA, molecular hybridization, DNA/RNA extraction by using commercial kits, enzymatic and colorimetric assay methods to asses the antioxidant content, chromatography, spectrophotometry, microbiology, micropropagation, plant cell culture, agrotechnology applications and molecular techniques in plant pathology, seed certification, ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) seed health testing methods.

Detailed CV available upon request
References available upon request

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 16
(All PRO level)

Language (PRO)
English to Italian16
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mathematics & Statistics4
Medical: Health Care4
Medical (general)4

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects20
With client feedback0
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Software localization2
Language pairs
English to Italian20
Specialty fields
Computers: Software6
Medical: Instruments6
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng2
Medical: Health Care2
Medical (general)1
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
Livestock / Animal Husbandry1
Medical: Dentistry1
Science (general)1
Other fields
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Mar 30, 2017

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