Plant-Pathogen interactions, Phytopathogenic insects

Short description of the research team

Thematic fields of interest/research areas: Plant-Pathogen interactions, Phytopathogenic insects

Manager/head of the team: Dr Giovanni Bernacchia

Team members:Dr Morena De Bastiani; Dr Stefano Civolani, Luca Finetti


Research infrastructures:

Our lab is well equipped to perform all molecular biology, physiological and behavioral experiments both on plants as well as insects.


Prerequisites of the trainee researcher:

Level of education: PhD in biomolecular fields

Research experience: Plant molecular biology or phytopathology

Required working language: English, Spanish


Contacts: Dr Giovanni Bernacchia:



  • Molecular and Structural Biology