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Annalisa Tassoni

Assistant professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/01 General Botany

Curriculum vitae

Date of Birth: July 9th 1969.

 

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:

July 1995: University of Rome “Tor Vergata” with Prof. P. Aducci

July-December 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

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 Environmental Botany, Faculty of Sciences, 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

2004: Fulbright Research Scholar Fellowship

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

 

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

 

Honours and Awards

2001 Productivity Prize, Department of Biology, University of Bologna.

2004 Productivity Prize, Department of Biology, University of Bologna.

2009: member (Best Young Researcher) of the Atomium Culture Permanent Platform for European Excellence.

 

Most recent Projects:

2013-2015. Coordinator of the European project FP7-Capacities (2013-2015) 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" (www.biorice.it)

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

2016-2010. Partner of the European project H2020 (2016-2020) NoAW "No Agro-Waste: Innovative approaches to turn agricultural waste into ecological and economic assets”