Research

The Department hosts a number of laboratories including Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Mass Spectrometry, Micropropagation, Ecophysiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Food Technology and Sensory Evaluation.

The Department is deeply involved in the University of Catania agricultural experimental field station whose main focus is to promote sustainable and moder agriculture by conducting applied research, providing educational programs, and supporting local farmers and agri-food system companies in optimizing production processes, analyzing final products and providing consultancy for their commercial exploitation.

The academic and research staff of the Department attracts public funding from regional, national and international bodies. Moreover, the active relationship with the rural and industrial world is testified by the numerous contracts with national and international companies.

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03/26/2019 - 08:52