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Current position: Associate Professor of Plant Physiology (BIO/04, 2013) at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33, 56127 Pisa (Italy);

Coordinator of the nanoPLANT laboratory at National Enterprise for nanoScience and nanoTechnology (NEST, Scuola Normale Superiore);

Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Experimental Sciences at SSSA;

Deputy Coordinator of the Center of Plant Sciences at SSSA;

Coordinator for SSSA of the LM in Molecular Biotechnology, joined with UNIPI;

Co-responsible of “Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – STEM” program promotion for undergraduated girl students;

Member of the PhD boards of Agrobioscience and Agrobiodiversity at SSSA.



Cereal crops tolerance to flooding events, plant-microbe interaction under low oxygen, Arabidopsis thaliana secondary signaling under oxygen shortage.