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Martina Cappelletti

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: BIO/19 Microbiology

Short Bio

I am a microbiologist with research interests in the fields of Molecular and Applied Microbiology.

I am presently an Assistant Professor leading research on genetics of hydrocarbon biodegradation, mechanisms of metal resistance and composition/activity of microbial communities in extreme environments.

During my  Ph.D. and Post-Doc, I have worked on biodegradation of chlorinated compounds and hydrocarbon metabolism, bio-hydrogen production, bacterial motility and chemotaxis, and biodegradation of naphthenic acids.

During my scientific carrier, I have spent research periods at i) Centre of Ecology and Hydrology (2006) in Oxford (UK), ii) Osaka University (Japan) (2009), iii) Calgary University (Canada) (2009-2010 and 2014).

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Dipartimento di Farmacia e Biotecnologie
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