Tag «Plant Growth Promoting bacteria»

Thesis Defense XXX Cycle (round 1), 21 December 2017

PhD Food Systems

Thesis Defense XXX Cycle (round 1) December 21st, 2017 (Aula Levi, Via Valvassori Peroni 21, Milano)   PROGRAM OUTLINE   10.00   Welcome notes   10.15-11.00  Opening lecture: Giovanna Felis (Department of Biotechnology, Università di Verona) Evolution of lactobacilli taxonomy: implications for food labeling   11.00-12.30  Presentations by candidates: Lorenzo Vergani Bioremediation of a polychlorinated biphenyl (pcb) …

Journal Club, 24 February 2017

PhD Food Systems

24th February 2017 (14.30, Room 1, Via Celoria 2 – Milan; Faculty of Agricultural and Food Science) Biotechnological production of vanillin Igor Chiarelli (PhD Student, Food Systems) Exploring streptomycetes-Fusaria interactions to limit toxin production Elena Colombo (PhD Student, Food Systems) Bacterial mediated plant growth promotion under water stress: a strategy to enhance water use efficiency in agriculture Valentina Riva …

Advanced Course, February 2017

PhD Food Systems

In the frame of the teaching activities of the Food Systems PhD Programme an advanced course is planned as follows:   Environmental microbiomes: from microbial ecology to ecosystem services (18 hrs) Microbial ecology and systems microbiology: theories and methodologies (Prof. Sara Borin) 2nd February 2017 (Room C05; 14.00-17.00)   Plant microbiome and plant growth promotion (Dr. Francesca …

PhD student profile, Valentina Riva

Valentina Riva (cycle 32)

PhD Student: Valentina Riva Tutor: Prof. Sara Borin, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Agri-Environment   Research topic Selection and characterisation of plant growth promoting bacteria able to improve water use efficiency in agriculture   Project Synopsis My PhD project is based on the set up and characterization of large bacteria collections from the …