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Samuele Bovo

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/17 Livestock Systems, Animal Breeding and Genetics

Short Bio

Samuele Bovo obtained a master degree with Laude in Bioinformatics at the University of Bologna in the year 2013, discussing a thesis on "Biomarkers identification in Pig: Metabolomics meets Genomics for the characterization of an animal model". At the same university, he obtained in the year 2018 the PhD in Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Sciences (focused in Bioinformatics) discussing a thesis on the "Development of computational methods for biological complexity". He is a former member of the Bologna Biocomputing Group (led by Pier Luigi Martelli and Prof. Rita Casadio), where he developed tools for Systems Biology analyses and mining of  of protein-protein interaction and metabolomic networks.

His main activities (carried out in the Animal and Food Genomics Group led by Prof. Luca Fontanesi) regard the analysis of omic data (genomes, proteomes, metabolomes and metagenomes) from different animals (pigs, cattle, rabbits, fishes and bees) and their derivates (meat, milk, cheese and honey).


SCOPUS (ID: 38460998300): 79 peer-reviewed publications, 998 citations and  h-index = 17 (01/02/2024).

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Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari
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