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Davide Zannoni

Alma Mater honorary professor

Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

Curriculum vitae

Name                                       Davide Zannoni

Current status                           Professor of General Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences,

                                                University of Bologna; President of the CdS in Molecular and Industrial Biotechnology

Place of work                          Department of Pharmacy & BioTechnology, University of Bologna, 42 Irnerio building

                                               40126  Bologna-Italy

                                               phone: ++39 051 209 1285/6  FAX: ++39 051 242576

                                               e.mail: davide.zannoni@unibo.it

Date of birth                             10th May 1949

Place of birth                             Alfonsine (Ravenna) Italy

Education                                  Degree in Biological Sciences, July, 1973

Academic career

  1974-1980                              Research Assistant of Plant Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences

  1980-1990                            Associate Professor of Plant Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences;

                                                Professor of Plant Biochemistry and Lecturer of General Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences

1994 to present                        Professor of General Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences, University of  Bologna.

Academic duties outside teaching and research

2004-2007                                Chairman of the Italian Society for General Microbiology & Microbial  Biotechnologies (SIMGBM)

1997-2000                                Coordinator of the Ph.D. course in Cellular Physiology and Biology

2000-2005                                Coordinator of the Ph.D. course in Functional Biology

2005-2010                               Director of the Ph.D. School of Biology, Biomedicine & Biotechnology

2004-2010                                 Head of the Department of Biology, University of Bologna

2005-2008                                 Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Bologna

2010-2015                                President of the Laurea Course in Molecular and Industrial Biotechnology

2015- to present                       Member of the Board of Directors, University of Bologna                      

Teaching

1978-1984                                Plant Biology for the Faculty of Sciences

1980-1994                                Plant Biochemistry for the Faculty of Sciences

1990 to present                         General Microbiology for the Faculty of Sciences

Research fellowships

Nov 1977-Nov 1978                    CNR-NATO fellowship at the Dept. of Biochemistry, St.Louis Univ.

                                                     St.Louis Mo USA.

June 1981-Nov 1981                    EMBO fellowships at the Dept. of Biochemistry & Microbiology,

June 1983-July 1983                      St.Andrews University, St.Andrews Scotland U.K.

June 1991-July 1991                     EMBO fellowship at the Dept. of Microbiology, Univ. of Gottingen,

                                                   Gottingen, Germany

Awards

-Rome, October 1986                A.Baccarini Award for studies on Phototrophic Bacteria

-Woods Hole Ma, July 1995       Howard  Huges Medical Institute and Bernard Davis Fund Awards for

                                                   Educational Programs on Microbial Diversity MBL, Woods Hole, Ma USA

Scientific duties outside the University

1987-1992                    Advisory Board for the International Meetings on Plant Mitochondria.

1985 to present             Ad hoc reviewer of: Biochim.Biophys.Acta, Eur.J.Biochem.,

                                    FEMS Microbiol. Lett., Arch.Microbiol., Plant Physiology,

                                    J.Gen Microbiology. Ad hoc reviewer for: ARC Australian Research Council,

                                   Canberra, Australia); USDA Photosynthesis and Respiration, Washington DC, USA

1990-1993                    Associate Editor of Archives of Microbiology

1994                            Chairman of the 8th Intern. Symp. on Phototrophic Prokaryotes (Urbino, Italy)

1991-2000                    Member of the Scientific Committee for the series: International Symposia on

                                      Phototrophic Prokaryotes

1994-1996                    Member of the Scientific Committee of the 10th Fed. Eur. Soc. Plant Physiol.

                                     Congress (Firenze, Sept 1996)

1997                            Chairman of the 3rd ESF Workshop on Green and Heliobacteria (1997 Urbino, Italy)

2003-2006                    President of the Italian Society of General Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology

                                     (SIMGBM)

Invited speaker and/or Chairman and/or Organizer  at/of International Scientific Meetings

1977                 VII FEBS meeting (Session: Alternative Oxidases), Copenhagen DK

1978                 Molec. Biology of Phot. Prokaryotes, Bloomington Indiana USA

1984                 IV Intern. Symp. on Photosynt. Prokaryotes, Bombannes France

1986                 V  Intern. Symp. on Photosynt. Prokaryotes, Grindenwald Switzerland

1986                 2nd Intern. Meeting on Plant Mitochondria, Aberystwyth U.K.

1987                 1st Eur. Mol. Biology workshop on Green Phot. Bacteria, Nyborg Denmark

1987                  UNESCO Intern. Workshop on Cytochromes Systems, Bari Italy

1988                  VI Intern. Symp. on Photosynt. Prokaryotes, Noordwijkerhout The Netherlands

1989                 3rd Intern. Meeting on Plant Mitochondria, Sigtuna Sweden

1990                 Molec. Biology of Phot. Prokaryotes, Freiburg Germany

1991                 4th Intern. Meeting on Plant Mitochondria, Utrecht The Netherlands

1991                 VII Intern. Symp. on Photosynt. Prokaryotes, Amherst Massachusetts USA

1994                 VIII IUMS (session:Phototrophic Prokaryotes), Prague Czek Republic

1994                 Chairman and Organizer of the VIII Intern. Symp. on Phot.Prokaryotes, Urbino Italy

1996                 Diversity,Genetics & Physiology of Photosynthetic Prokaryotes, Bloomington IN USA

1997                  IX Inter.Symp. on Photosynt. Prokaryotes, Wien Austria

1997                 Chairman and Organizer of the 3rd ESF Workshop on Green and Heliobacteria

                         (Urbino 31.8-4.9,1997)

1998                  Japanese/Italian Conference on Bioenergetics and Mitochondria: Redox complexes and

                          ATPases (Bari 14-17 Oct, 1998)

1998                  Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of  General Microbiology and Biotechnology (1-4 Oct,                      1998)

2000                 2nd Meeting  of the Italian Federation of Life sciences (1-5 Oct 2000)

                        X Intern. Symposium on Photosynthetic Prokaryotes, Barcelona Spain

2003                 XI Intern. Symposium on Photosynthetic Prokaryotes, Tokyo Japan

2004                 Chairman and Organizer of the 1rst Italian Meeting of Environmental Microbiology

                         (Bologna)

2005                 Chairman and Organizer of the 1rst International School on Technology and Genomics of Microbial 

                          Hydrogen  Production  (March 12-16, Bertinoro Italy )

2006                 Chairman and Organizer of the 1rst International School on Microbial Biorenediation and

                          Environmental Genomics (March 12-16, Bertinoro  Italy)  

2006                 XII Intern. Symposium on Photosynthetic Prokaryotes, Pau France

2006                 1rst Mediterranean Congress on Biotechnology (25-29 March, Yasmine-Hammamet,

                          Tunisia)

2007                 ISEB-ESEB-JSEB International Conference on Environmental Biotechnology (9-13 July,

                         Leipzig, Germany)

2008                 International Symposium on Frontiers in Biotechnology (24-26 January, Tokyo Japan)      

2008                 International Biodeterioration & Bioremediation Symposium (6-11 Oct,

                         Giardini Naxos Italy)

2008                 International Biotechnology Symposium (IBS2008) (12-17 Oct, Dalian China)

2009                 Eurobiofilms 2009 (2-5 Sept, Roma Italy)

2011                 Meeting of the Italian Society of General Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnologies (Pisa, Italy 21-13 Sept)

 

 

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