Tag «biocontrol»

PhD student profile, Simona Pizzi

Simona Pizzi (cycle 37)

PhD Student:  Simona Pizzi (ORCID n. 0000-0001-9110-7994) Supervisor: Prof. Ileana Vigentini Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition Research topic Innovative technological and microbial approaches for the sustainable development of the alcoholic beverage industry Project Synopsis Vitis vinifera is susceptible to infections caused by pathogenic fungi. This PhD project focuses on its biological …

PhD student profile, Serena Malabusini

Serena Malabusini (cycle 35)

PhD Student: Serena Malabusini (ORCID n. 0000-0001-5354-8860) Tutor: Prof. Daniela Lupi, DeFENS Co-tutor: Costanza Jucker, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Agri-Environment Research topic: Insect management in agroecosystem: from pests to pollinators. Project Synopsis The goal of the research project is to deepen the knowledge on the behavioural traits of parasitic wasps, key organisms for the …

Awarded PhD student, Elena Maria Colombo

Elena Maria Colombo (cycle 32)

Elena Maria Colombo, PhD student of the Food Systems PhD course (Università degli Studi di Milano), received a travel award for her work “In vitro study of endophytic streptomycetes and their influence on wheat-Fusarium spp. pathosystem”, supporting the participation as young researcher to the “First International Congress of Biological Control” held in Beijing (14-16 May). …

Former PhD students grow! Xiaoyulong Chen

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Dr. Xiaoyulong Chen attended the PhD programme (2012-2015; 28th cycle; tutor: Prof. Cortesi, DeFENS) of “Chemistry, Biochemistry and Ecology of Pesticides”, one of the PhD programmes that took part to the 2013 foundation of the PhD programme of Food Systems (see “Short story of the PhD Programme of Food Systems” under “General Info“). He is …