World Food Forum
Aldo Ceriotti
02
FEB
2015

Aldo Ceriotti

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Director at the Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology - CNR Research Area

Aldo Ceriotti is Director at the Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology of the National Research Council in Milan. He has studied Agricultural Sciences in Milan and has also worked  in the United Kingdom (University of Warwick) and in Australia (CSIRO, Canberra).  He has been the coordinator  the agricultural biotechnology and genomics projects of the National Research Council Agri-Food Department.

He has published  over 40 research papers and reviews, several book chapters and one patent.  He has been working in the fields of plant cell biology and biotechnology and more specifically on the folding, assembly and intracellular trafficking of seed storage proteins.  His current research interests include oxidative protein folding in plant cells, wheat storage protein assembly, and the production of  pharmaceutical proteins based on plant toxins.

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