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Barbara Cavalazzi

Associate Professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: GEO/01 Paleontology and Paleoecology

Short Bio

Since 2012, Prof. Cavalazzi is staff member at the University of Bologna, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Johannesburg; she is also Associate Researcher at the IRSP-Univ. of Chieti-Pescara (from 2016), and at INAF OA-Arcetri (from 2021). Her research field are geobiology and astrobiology. She is interested in origin of life and primitive habitats, extreme environments and extremophiles (prokaryotes) and their preservation potential in the geological record. She is expert in filed geobiology, having organized several field campaingn in Africa, Europe, North and South America and Australia. Dr Cavalazzi is also active in  deals outreach and dissemination activities in Italy and in African countries.

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