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Nicole Bozzi Cionci

Research fellow

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Teaching tutor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Curriculum vitae

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Work experience

  • November 2019 – present: Research fellow-Postdoctoral researcher at Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences (DISTAL), University of Bologna (UNIBO)  
  • October 2019 – present: Teaching at DISTAL-UNIBO for the courses

    “Microbiologia generale agraria” and “Microbiology applied on the environmental remediation” (SSD AGR/16)

  • July 2016 – October 2016: Scholarship for the EU project TRAFOON at DISTAL-UNIBO


  • 01/11/16 – 31/10/19: PhD in Agricultural, Environmental and and Food Sciences and Technology - DISTAL-UNIBO. Final dissertaton: “Probiotics for the prevention/treatment of human diseases and ecological study of the intestinal microbiota”
  • June 2016: Qualification to practice as Biologist at Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio-Emilia 
  • March 2016: Master Degree in Health Biology (LM-6) at UNIBO. Evaluation 110/110 cum laude. Thesis: “Study of gut microbiota of celiac subjects after Bifidobacterium breve administration”

Participation in courses and seminars:

  • “Microbiome Analysis using 2nd and 3rd generation DNA sequencing course”, University of Copenhagen, Department of Food Science (March 2019)
  • “Summer School on Couputational Analysis From Genomic Diversity to Ecosystem Structure”, organized by SIMTREA, University of Firenze (September 2018)
  • Foodstars school: probiotics for food industrial application” (EU project FOODSTARs) for oral presentation “Effect of B. breve as probiotic on human intestinal microbiota” and lab activities at DISTLAL-UNIBO (July 2017)

Further information

  • Winner of “Premio Lions Ricerca Scientifica e Innovazione Tecnologica” for the best PhD thesis (September 2020)
  • Enrollment in the Professional Register of Biologists from May 2020
  • Visiting PhD student at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Food Science, for learningthe main techniques for the study of the intestinal virome (March 2019-June 2019)
  • Subject expert for SSD AGR/16 at UNIBO
  • Associate to SIMTREA since 2018
  • Curricular internship (1000 hours) at the Agri-environmental Microbiology laboratory of DISTAL-UNIBO (March 2015 - December 2015)
  • Curricular internship (250 hours) at the blood testlaboratory of Bellaria Carlo Alberto Pizzardi Hospital (February 2013 - June 2013)

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