Plant Sciences

Matteo Ballottari
Associate Professor
Annalisa Polverari
Associate Professor
Research interests
Topic People Description
Plant Physiology Matteo Ballottari
Molecular physiology of abiotic stress response in photosynthetic organisms, plant and unicellular algae
Genetic engineering for the production of high value products Matteo Ballottari
Genetic engineering applied to photosynthetic organisms (unicellular algae and higher plants) for the production of high added value molecules such as pigments, antioxidants, omega-3 and biofuels
Plant-pathogen interaction Annalisa Polverari
The Phytopathology Lab is engaged in the molecular and biochemical characterization of plant-pathogen interactions, with special emphasis on the resistance responses of plants and the molecular basis of virulence traits in pathogenic microorganisms.


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