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Annalisa Tassoni

Associate Professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/01 General Botany

Curriculum vitae

Education:

BSc: University of Bologna 1993.  Biological Sciences, Cum laude.

PhD: University of Bologna 1998.  Cell Biology and Physiology; supervisor Prof. Nello Bagni

 

Professional experience:

Pre-Doctoral:

1997: Horticulture Research International (Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK), with Prof. Michael A. Venis, under a fellowship from the AMICA-Science-ECC

Post Doctoral:

1998-1999: Horticulture Research International (Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK), with Dr. R. Napier, Marie Curie Training Fellowship (European Commission

1999-2000: University of Bologna, post-doctoral fellowship with Prof. N. Bagni.

2000-2002: University of Bologna, postdoctoral support from GUABER Inc. and Istituto Agrario di San Michele all'Adige (Trento, Italy).

Professional Positions

2002 Lecturer of Botany, Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna (in Ravenna, Italy).

2002-2003: Contract researcher,  Department of Biology, University of Bologna

2004: Fulbright Research Scholar Fellowship

2004-2005 L'Oreal Italy-UNESCO Women in Science Fellowship

2003-2005 Lecturer of Plant Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Bologna.

2005 Associate Researcher of Botany, Dept. of Biology, University of Bologna.

2006 onwards: Lecturer in Plant Biology, University of Bologna.

2011-2013: Member of the faculty panel of the PhD degree in Biodiversity and Evolution, School of Sciences, University of Bologna

2013-onwards: Member of the faculty panel of the PhD degree in Earth, Life and Environment Sciences Biodiversity and Evolution, School of Sciences, University of Bologna

2019: Associate Professor of General Botany

Professional Visiting Position

2004: Department Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA with Prof. Peter J. Davies, under a Fulbright Research Scholar Fellowship,

2008: Department Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA with Prof. Peter J. Davies, under a Fulbright Research Scholar Fellowship

Most recent Projects:

2013-2015. Coordinator of the European project FP7-Capacities BIORICE "BIOtechnology for the recovery of valuable peptides from industrial RICE by-products and production of added value ingredients for nutraceuticals, functional foods and cosmetics"

2013-2015. Partner of the European project FP7-Capacities Bake4Fun “Innovative biotechnological solutions for the production of new bakery functional foods”

2013-2017. National CLUSTER Project SOFIA technological sector AGRO-FOOD (MIUR, Italy).

2016-2020. Partner of the European project H2020 NoAW "No Agro-Waste: Innovative approaches to turn agricultural waste into ecological and economic assets”

2016-2020. Partner of the European project H2020-BBI AgriMax “Agri & food waste valorisation co-ops based on flexible multi-feedstocks biorefinery processing technologies for new high added value applications”

2018-2022. Scientific coordinator scientifico of the European project (H2020-BBI) PROLIFIC "Integrated cascades of processes for the extraction and valorisation of proteins and bioactive molecules from legumes, fungi and coffee agro-industrial side streams"