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Silvia Turroni

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: CHIM/11 Chemistry and Biotechnology of Fermentation

Curriculum vitae

08/10/2018 - present: Senior assistant professor (fixed-term), Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Academic discipline: CHIM/11 CHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY OF FERMENTATION.

AY 2016/2017, 2017/2018: Adjunct Professor, “Checks and Validation of Phytoderivatives – [Module 2]” (first cycle degree programme in Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences), University of Bologna

2018: National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in the sector 03/D1 – Pharmaceutical, Toxicological and Nutraceutical/Dietary Chemistry and Technologies (BANDO D.D. 1532/2016).

2017: National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in the following sectors: 05/I2 - Microbiology, and 07/I1 - Agricultural Microbiology (BANDO D.D. 1532/2016).

21/09/2015 - 11/06/2020: Scientific founder and legal representative (until July 2017) of the innovative startup company Wellmicro Srl, spin off of the University of Bologna.

2008 - 2018: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Unit of Microbial Ecology of Health, Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna.

2019 present: Supervisor of 7 degree theses in Biotechnology, Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences

2005 - present: Co-supervisor of 19 degree theses in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies, Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Biology, Molecular, Health and Nutrition Biology.

AY 2003/2004 - 2017/2018: Teaching tutor in "Laboratory of Fermentation Biotechnology" (first cycle degree programme Biotechnology), “Microbial Biotechnologies” (Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences), “Checks and Validation of Phytoderivatives” (Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences), “Biotechnologies of Industrial Microorganisms” (second cycle degree programme Pharmaceutical Biotechnology), School of Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Sport Science, University of Bologna.

05/05/2008: PhD in Applied Biocatalysis and Industrial Microbiology, University of Bologna.

29/03/2004: Degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, University of Bologna, with 110/110 cum laude.

1998: Baccalaureate at Liceo Scientifico Statale “Fulcieri Paulucci di Calboli”, Forlì, Italy. 60/60 cum laude.

The research activity of Silvia Turroni is documented by >120 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, mainly concerning the microbial ecology of the human gastrointestinal tract and the molecular characterization of probiotic strains, and >120 participations in national and international congresses, of which >50 as invited speaker. She is author of 6 contributions in volume.

Patent nr. 102016000000558, Metodo per valutare lo stato di salute di un individuo. Inventors: Biagi Elena, Rampelli Simone, Turroni Silvia, Castagnetti Andrea, Candela Marco.

2013 - present: reviewer for several international scientific journals, including Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology, International Journal of Food Sciences & Nutrition, Nutrition Research, Advances in Dairy Research, BMC Microbiology, BMC Systems Biology, Microbiome, PLOS ONE, Frontiers in Microbiology, Journal of Medical Microbiology, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Functional Foods, Trends in Food Science and Technology, Food Research International, Heliyon, Science of the Total Environment, Sustainability, The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, Nutrition, Microorganisms, AMB Express, Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology Discovery, Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, Aging, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Beneficial Microbes, BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Infectious Diseases, BMC Veterinary Research, Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, Current Developments in Nutrition, Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, Frontiers in Immunology, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Pediatrics, Frontiers in Pharmacology, Frontiers in Physiology, Mediators of Inflammation, Microbiological Research, Military Medical Research, mSystems, Nutrients, Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, Scientific Reports, Biomed Research International, BMC Genomics, BMC Geriatrics, BMC Pediatrics, Environmental Pollution, European Journal of Pharmacology, Frontiers in Nutrition, Journal of Advanced Research, Molecular Medicine, Nutrition and Healthy Aging, Pediatric Blood & Cancer, Pediatric Research, Cell Reports, Communications Biology, EBioMedicine, Genome Medicine, Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology.

Membro dell’Editorial Board in Scientific Reports, Genes, Heliyon, SCI, Probiotics Digest.

Associate Editor in Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Nutrition.

Guest Editor in International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Frontiers in Pharmacology.

Review Editor in Frontiers in Microbiology.

2019 - present: Reviewer for the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, for a Veni grant within the Innovative Research Incentives Scheme of the Domain Science, for The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, funding opportunity Brain Health: Lifestyle Approaches and Microbiome Contributions (Canada), for CIISA's CONT/INOV grant call (Portugal), for Czech Science Foundation (GACR, Czech Republic), for National Science Center (Poland), and of book proposals for Elsevier.

Participation in national and international competitive research projects

2020: Member of the Research Unit of the University of Bologna and WP6 Ambassador within ORCHESTRA, Connecting European Cohorts to Increase Common and Effective Response to SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic, H2020.

2019: Partner of HDHL-INTIMIC: Knowledge Platform on Food, Diet, Intestinal Microbiomics and Human Health.

2019: Member of the Research Unit of the University of Bologna within PRIN 2017, Microbiome-tailored food products based on typical Mediterranean Diet components, prot. 20174FHBWR.

2018: Partner of the EU project H2020 SC2: CIRCLES "Controlling microbiomes circulations for better food systems".

2017 - present: Head of the Operational Unit of the project "ModulAtion of gut Microbiota through nutritional interventions in Behcet's Syndrome pAtients: the MAMBA study”, Bando Ricerca Finalizzata 2016 Ministero della Salute – Sezione Giovani Ricercatori (code: GR-2016-02361162).

2016 - present: Member of the Italian Research Unit within the project "Physiological relevance of salivary amylase copy number variation for starch digestion in human evolution", led by Stephanie Schnorr, Norman; University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA). The project was funded by the Leakey Foundation and the National Science Foundation.


 Ai sensi dell'art. 15 co. 1 lett. c) del Decreto Legislativo 33/2013 ed in ottemperanza delle disposizioni del D.P.R. 445/2000 la sottoscritta Silvia Turroni nata a Forlì il 07/01/1979 Dichiara di NON svolgere incarichi, di NON avere titolarità di cariche di diritto privato regolati o finanziati dalla pubblica amministrazione e di NON di svolgere attività professionali.

Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Sport Science

Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Sport Science

Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Sport Science

Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Sport Science

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