Academic position: Assistant Professor
Phone number: +39 0382 985583
Fax: +39 0382 528496
Department: Department of Biology and Biotechnology “Lazzaro Spallanzani”
Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Born in Copsa-Mica (Romania), 17 January 1982. Degree in Biology at the ‘Babes-Bolyai’ University in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) in 2004. Master Degree in Plant Genetic Engineering at the ‘Babes-Bolyai’ University in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) in 2005. PhD Degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology at the University of Pavia in 2011. Post-doc fellowships at the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, India (2012-2013) and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Manila, Philippines (2013-2015). Currently, Young Research Scientist (RTDA) at the Plant Biotechnology Lab, Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Pavia. Main research topics: role of DNA repair in the plant response to abiotic stress, molecular profiling of seed quality.