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Marco Cantonati

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/02 Systematic Botany

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PD Prof. Marco Cantonati: environmental botanist and inland-waters’ ecologist specialized on the taxonomy and ecology of benthic algae (focus on diatoms and cyanoprokaryotes). M.Scs in Biology and Natural Sciences Univ. Pavia and PhD in ecology of inland waters Univ. Innsbruck. Formerly MUSE Section Head (Limnology/Phycology), since 2022 prof of systematic botany at the University of Bologna. Associate Researcher at Drexel University (PA, USA). 125 articles in ISI journals. He has described genera and species of algae and cyanobacteria new to science; author of one of the most widely used diatom identification texts internationally. Central European Venia docendi (PD Prof) in Limnology (Univ. Innsbruck), ASN (Botany, Ecology), Prof 'Biol. Photoautotrophic Org.’ Univ Trento 2014. 35 projects, contracts, consultancies. Assoc Ed/EBM 4 intern. journals (including Wetlands and Phycologia), reviewer for 97 journals, Guest Ed of 9 spec. volumes for 7 journals (including STOTEN and ECOLIND). Thesis supervisor/co-sup.: 11 PhDs, 22 Masters, and 15 Bachelors.

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