National Research Council of Italy

Institute of Biosciences and BioResources

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IBBR Main Information

Director: Dr. Raffaella Maria Balestrini

Address: via Giovanni Amendola 165/A, I-70126 Bari (Italy)

Phone: +39 080 558 3400 - Fax: +39 080 558 7566 - email:

Institute CDS code: 041 - Department: DiSBA



The IBBR mission aims at two related goals:

  1. To increase our knowledge on basic biology, mainly focusing on the genetic basis and molecular mechanisms underlying functioning, adaptation, reproduction, evolution and environmental relationships of biological systems.
  2. To safeguard and sustanaible management of bioresources in the agricultural, agro-food, environmental fields for human health purposes, in particular by developing applications aimed at the improvement and appraisal of agro-food, forest and environmental productions, and at the prevention of human diseases.


The IBBR brochure can be freely downloaded in PDF format (see below). The brochure summarizes the main activities, facilities, and research initiatives of the institute, which are illustrated by colorful pictures taken from the research activities carried out at the IBBR.

The brochure has been drafted by Giorgia Batelli, Angela Carra, Mariarosaria De Falco, Claudia Riccioni, Alessandra Rogato, Wilma Sabetta, Veronica Sberveglieri. Graphic work: Gaetano Guarino.

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