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Stefania Biondi

Associate Professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/01 General Botany

Curriculum vitae

1977 - Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Royal Holloway College, University of London; 1980 - Master of Science from the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary (Canada); 1987 - Laurea in Scienze Biologiche from the University of Padova; From 1981-1990 she works for the Azienda Regionale delle Foreste dell'Emilia Romagna (Bologna, Italy) where she is in charge of a research project, in collaboration with the University of Bologna, on the micropropagation of some forest tree species, and later (1988-1990) of the micropropagation unit. In July 1990 she became Researcher at the University of Bologna (Faculty of Sciences), and since 2005 she is Associate Professor in General Botany at the same University (Department of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences).

She teaches "Plant Biology and Diversity" in the Laurea Triennale (BSc) in Biological Sciences, "Plant Developmental Biology" in the Master's Courses in Molecular and Cellular Biology and in Biodiversity and Evolution, and one module of "Plant Interactions with Climate Change" in the International Master's Course in Global Change Ecology and Sustainable Development Goals.

She has been Coordinator of the "Biotechnology and Differentiation Working Group" of the Italian Society of Botany and is in the Editorial Board of Plant Biosystems and Italian Botanist. She is currently a member of the Governing Board of the Italian Society of Botany.

She frequently revises manuscripts for international scientific journals (Journal of Experimental Botany, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, Journal of Plant Physiology, Chemosphere, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry).