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Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources

National Research Council of Italy

Cristina Vettori

Role: Researcher
Section: Researchers and Technologists
Division: Florence
Tel: (39) 055-5225728
E-mail: cristina.vettori@cnr.it


Curriculum Vitae

Work Address: Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, Division of Florence, National Research Council, - Via Madonna del Piano, 10 - 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy,

Tel: ++39 055 5225728, Fax: ++39 055 5225705
E-mail: cristina.vettori@cnr.it

Education and Training
(from 2020 back to 1993)

  • 07 January 2019 to present: Responsible (RUOS) of IBBR Division of Florence
  • December 2017: Get National Scientific Qualification (ASN) for Full Professor in the sector 07/B2 (Scienze e Tecnologie dei Sistemi Arborei e Forestali:validity from 05/12/2017 to 05/12/2026)
  • February 2014: Get National Scientific Qualification (ASN) for Associate Professor in the sector 07/E1 (Chimica Agraria, Genetica Agraria e Pedologia: validity from dal 28/02/2014 to 29/02/2023).
  • From 01/01/2012 to 31/12/2014 Tutor PhD of the “Dottorato di Scienze e Tecnologie Vegetali, Microbiche e Genetiche ciclo XXVII (Scuola di Agraria, Università degli Studi di Firenze)
  • From 05/05/2013 to 31/05/2013 Training of 2 Short Term Scientific Mission COST FP0905 (COST-STSM-FP0905-13718; COST-STSM-FP0905- 13187)
  • From 01/02/2012 to 30/03/2013 Tutor of Fellowships related to LIFE DEMETRA
  • From 15/04/2010 to 15/06/2013 Tutor of Fellows for Research related to LIFE DEMETRA
  • From 01/07/2010 to 28/04/2011 Co-Tutor Thesis in Scienze e Tecnologie dei Sistemi Forestali (Facoltà di Agraria UNIFI): Risposta ad alti livelli di CO2 in Fagus sylvatica,
  • Nov 2010: COST Short Term Mission at the Universidad Nacional De la Plata, Facultad De Ciencias Agrarias Y Forestale (La Plata, Argentina)
  • Dec 2001: Permanent position as Researcher at the Forest Tree Breeding Institute of the National Research Council of Florence
  • Jul 2000: Post Doc at the Forest Tree Breeding Institute of the National Research Council of Florence
  • June 1998: Research fellow at the Forest Tree Breeding Institute of the National Research Council of Florence
  • Dec 1999: “Short-term mobility” in the Department of Biology, New York University (USA)
  • May 1998: Ph.D. in "Crop and Forest Genetics", University of Florence
  • Feb - April 1998, Research activity at the IMGPF- CNR, Florence, Italy.
  • Nov 1997: Get professional abilitation in Biology
  • March - July 1996: Research activity in the Laboratory of Microbial Ecology, Department of Biology, of the New York University
  • Sept 1993/94: One year training in Biology, in the Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Animal Biology and Genetics, University of Studies of Florence
  • July 1993: Graduated in Biology at the University of Florence

Project Responsibility

  • September 2019 to present: Project manager Project LIFE18ENV/IT/000124, LIFE SySTEMiC (www.lifesystemic.eu)
  • April 2010 - 2014: Coordinator COST Action FP0905 EU (http://www.cost-action-fp0905.eu/)
  • April 2010 - 2014: Grant Holder COST Action FP0905 EU
  • Jan 2011 - June 2013: Coordinator Project LIFE+: LIFE08 NAT/IT/000342, DEMETRA (http://www.pdc.minambiente.it/it/progetti/demetra-sviluppo-di-una-metodologia-...)
  • Jan 2010 - June 2013: Scientific Responsible of the LIFE08 NAT/IT/000342, DEMETRA project and of the CNR Unit DEMETRA
  • Jul 2009: Responsible of the Project Training School on "FUNCTIONAL AND COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS IN BEECH”, Action E52
  • Nov 2004 to present: Scientific Responsible, Transfer Agreement with University of Ottawa (Canada) on research activity on Trangenic Plants
  • Jul 2001 - May 2003: Coordinator, Project CNR-Agenzia 2000 entitled: “Genetic pollution in agro-forest ecosystems resulting from release of exogenous microorganism: binding of DNA on humic acids"

Organization of scientific activities

  • 1st COST iPLANTA Conference Creating a Plant RNAi Research Network (COST Action CA15223): local organizer, CNR Rome (Italy) from 15/02/2017 to 17/02/2017
  • Member of Scientific Committee of the IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference 2017 (4-9/06/2017, Concepción, Chile)
  • From 2/06/2013 to 12/06/2015: Organiser as Chair of the IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference 2015 (8-12 June 2015, Florence, Italy)
  • Organiser and Chairman of the Policy Maker meeting (09/04/2014, Brussels, Belgium)
  • Organiser of the Final Conference COST Action FP0905 (4-5/03/2013, Rome, Italy)
  • Organiser and Chairman at the Workshop COST Action FP0905 “Planting the seeds of gnetically modified trees”. ESOF 2012 (12 July 2012, Dublin, Ireland)
  • Chairman at the Workshop COST Action FP0905 “Biosafety of forest transgenic trees: improving the scientific basis for safe tree development and implementation of EU policy directives”. IUFRO Tree Biotechnology (June/July 2011, Brazil)
  • Organiser of the Workshop COST Action FP0905 “Biosafety of forest transgenic trees: improving the scientific basis for safe tree development and implementation of EU policy directives”. IUFRO Tree Biotechnology (June/July 2011, Brasile)
  • Organiser of the Workshop COST Action FP0905 “Biosafety of forest transgenic trees: improving the scientific basis for safe tree development and implementation of EU policy directives”. 11th International Symposium on the Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms (ISBGMO, 15-20 November 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Organiser of thr MC and Workshop at COST Action FP0905 “15 years Tree Biosafety Research in Germany” (8-9 September 2010, Hamburg, Germany)
  • Scientific Committee of the Workshop COST E52 “Evaluation of Beech Genetic Resources for Sustainable Forestry (Burgos - Spain, 3-7 Maggio, 2010).
  • Member of the organiser committee of the Workshop COST E52 “Evaluation of Beech Genetic Resources for Sustainable Forestry (Firenze 16-17 Aprile, 2008).
  • Organiser Training school on "FUNCTIONAL AND COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS IN BEECH": COST Training School Support, Action E52, Reference code: COST-School-E52-00179 (Sesto Fiorentino, FI, dal 20/07/2009 al 24/07/2009).
  • 2006 - 2010 Italian member of the WG1 and WG2 of the COST E52 “Evaluation of Beech Genetic Resources for Sustainable Forestry

Reviewer activity

  • Feb 2013: Reviewer MIUR projects
  • From 2009 to present: Reviewer of international journal with IF
  • Aug 2007 - Dec 2008: Reviewer Project FP7-People-2007/2008 (European Community)
  • Jul 2003 - Dec 2006: Reviewer Project FP6-2002/2006 Marie Curie (European Community)

Teaching Activity

  • Jun 2010: Teacher EVOLTREE Training School (München/Freising Germany)
  • Jul 2009: Teacher Training school on "FUNCTIONAL AND COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS IN BEECH" (Sesto Fiorentino, FI, Italy)
  • Sept 2008: Teacher EVOLTREE Training School (München/Freising Germany)
  • Dec 2007 - Feb 2008: Teaching at the course “Genetica di popolazione” del corso di Conservazione delle Risorse Genetiche, University of Florence (A.A: 2207/2008)
  • Oct 2006 - Jan 2007: Teaching at the course “Analisi della variabilità in popolazioni forestali ai fini della conservazione”, University of Florence (A.A: 2006/2007)
  • April 2006: Teacher at the Training Course in Genetica e Conservazione delle Risorse Genetiche organizzato dal Dipartimento Azienda Regionale Foreste Demaniali Regione Siciliana
  • Mar 2006: Teacher at the Training Course in Genetica e Conservazione delle Risorse Genetiche organizzato dal Dipartimento Azienda Regionale Foreste Demaniali Regione Siciliana
  • Mar 1996 - Jul 1996: Teacher and development and supervision of the course Module on transformation and transduction laboratory course in microbiology, at the New York University (USA)

Publications, Books and Articles

Please find the full list of my publications at the following URL: http://scholar.google.it/citations?user=XIaQVSkAAAAJ; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Cristina_Vettori

 

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