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Marco Passamonti

Associate Professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/05 Zoology

Short Bio

Associate professor at the University of Bologna since 2014, he conducts his researches in Zoology and Evolutionary Biology. His research interests are directed in particular to mitochondria in animal models, their structure, inheritance, biogenesis and role in the evolution of eukaryotic life. He has collaborations with many Universities in the United States, Canada, Japan, etc. Author of more than 70 scientific publications on international journals. He is Coordinator of the Master's Degree in Biodiversity and Evolution, responsible for the didactics at the Departiment of Biological Geological and Environmental Sciences, and member of the board of the PhD Course in "Earth, Life and Environmental Sciences". He was President of the Italian Society of Evolutionary Biology (SIBE), and Director of the Degree in Natural Sciences of the University of Bologna. Go to the Curriculum vitae


+39 051 20 9 4173

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Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche, Geologiche e Ambientali
Via Selmi 3, Bologna - Go to map

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Office hours

I will meet students from monday to friday, between 10AM and 4PM. At the moment I will meet in Teams ( Please contact me via email at to make an appointment.


It is always possible to contact me via cell phone at +39 349 6646968 and, if possible, on Teams.