Full Professor in Fermentation Biotechnology
Born in Cesena, Italy (1956). Degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmacy, University of Bologna (1980).
Full Professor in Fermentation Biotechnology at the Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna (2008-current).
Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Bologna (2012 – current).
Member as National Expert of the Italian Food for Life platform, within the Food and Health Key Trust (2010 – current).
Member International Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy Forum (2011 – current).
Coordinator of Group of experts of the University of Bologna working on the actions bridged to Horizon2020 (KIC, JPI) and related activities (National Cluster on agro-food themes) (2011 – current).
Member of Content Working Group of the Foodbest Consortium in preparation to a KIC on the theme FOOD4FUTURE (2011 – current).