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Silvia Franzellitti

Associate Professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/09 Physiology

Curriculum vitae

Silvia Franzellitti was born in Rome (Italy) on July 25 th , 1977. Graduated in Environmental Sciences (110/110 cum laude) on 12 th of December 2001 at the University of Bologna (Italy), she obtained the PhD in Environmental Sciences: protection and management of natural resources at the Interdepartment Centre for Environmental Science Research (CIRSA), University of Bologna - campus of Ravenna on June 17 th 2005.In 2003, she carried out part of her research activity at the Advanced Centre for Research in Environmental Genomics, University of Ottawa (Canada), under the supervision of Prof. TW Moon. From 2006 to 2011, SF was employed as a Post Doc fellow at the Laboratory of Environmental Physiology and Biochemistry (CIRSA, Univ. of Bologna), where she worked at the evaluation of gene expression profiles and the related regulatory mechanisms underlying the environmental stress responses in aquatic organisms. From february 2012 to october 2013, SF was employed as Post Doc fellow at the Interdepartmental Centre of Industrial Research on Energy and the Environment (CIRI, Univ. of Bologna), REACH research unit, where she worked at the setting up of new methods for the evaluation of ecotoxicological and sublethal alterations in aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates in the framework of REACH Regulation. Since November 4 th2013, SF is employed as a Researcher at the Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences of the University of Bologna.