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Federico Plazzi

Adjunct professor

Department of Education Studies "Giovanni Maria Bertin"

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Curriculum vitae

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October 2020 - present: Mathematics (Natural Sciences - Module 1 of Mathematics, Statistics and Informatics).

May 2019 - present: Tutor for the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Sciences (Primary Teacher Education).

May 2019 - present: Tutor for the Disciplinary Laboratory of Biology (Primary Teacher Education).

February 2019 - present: Elements of General Biology (Primary Teacher Education).

October 2015 - present: Applied Statistics (Natural Sciences - Module 2 of Mathematics, Statistics and Informatics).

March 2015 - present: Tutor for Systematic Zoology (Natural Sciences).

September 2012 - present: Teacher in Natural Sciences at the Salesian Institute "Beata Vergine di San Luca".

October 2018 – January 2019: Teaching Biological Sciences (Natural Sciences).

May 2018 – November 2018: Tutor for Elements of Ecology (Primary Teacher Education).

March 2017 – June 2018: Tutor for Molecular Phylogenetics (Bioinformatics).

November 2016 – January 2019: Tutor for Zoology (Biological Sciences).

October 2016 – January 2019: Evolutionary Zoology (Corso di Laurea Triennale in Scienze Biologiche).

April 2014 - May 2015: Tutor for Molecular Phylogenetics (Bioinformatics).

January 2013 - June 2013: Tutor for Laboratory of Molecular Phylogenetics (Biological Sciences).



May 2012 - July 2012: Visiting Fellow at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology.

November 2011 - October 2012: Post-Doc Fellow at the University of Bologna, Department of Experimental Evolutionary Biology.

August 2011: oceanographic cruise DECORS on o/v Urania.

March 2010 - April 2010: oceanographic cruise ARCADIA on o/v Urania.

October 2009 - January 2010: Visiting Scholar at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology.

December 2008: oceanographic cruise ARCO on o/v Urania.

January 2008 - December 2010: PhD Student in Biodiversity and Evolution at the University of Bologna, Department of Experimental Evolutionary Biology.


July 2015: Teaching Qualification for High School Science Teachers (A050 - Scienze Naturali, Chimiche e Biologiche).

November 2013: Certificate of Advanced English (CAE).

June 2009 - July 2009: BiostAT 2009 - International Summer School - Statistical Inference in Biology and Human Sciences.

November 2004: Bioinformatics Course, Theory and Practice.



Wetlab: DNA extraction, PCR, Sanger sequencing, cloning, spectrophotometry, gel electrophoresis, dot blot, colony blot, 2D electrophoresis.

Programming languages: VBA, Python, bash, R, XML.

Software: PAUP*, MrBayes, BEAST, MEGA, MAFFT, r8s, Glimmer, HHsuite, HMMER, RAxML, Microsoft Excel, T-Coffee, PAML, R.



May 2011: PhD in Biodiversity and Evolution.

October 2007: MD in Biodiversityand Evolution, cum laude.

July 2005: BS in Biological Sciences, cum laude.

July 2002: High School Diploma (Classical Studies), with score 100/100.


January 2018: research award on the study of the characterization of Doubly Uniparental Inheritance mitochondrial systems.

September 2015: research award on the topic “Detection and characterization of species with doubly uniparental inheritance”.

October 2014: research award on the topic "Molecular phylogeny of bivalve mollusks" at the Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences.

October 2009 - January 2010: "Marco Polo" Travel Grant (Tokyo, Giappone).

June 2008: Rotary Award "Guido Paolucci" - Best Academic Curriculum 2006/2007 (Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences).



European Science Education Research Association (ESERA).

Italian Society for Evolutionary Biology (ISEB-SIBE).

Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE).