Matilde Tessitori

Associate Professor of Plant pathology [AGR/12]
Office: Via S. Sofia, 100 - 1° piano, n.330
Email: mtessitori@unict.it
Phone: 095 7147256
Office Hours: Wednesday and Friday from 11:00 to 12:00



Catania, 27/7/2020

Position: Associate professor

Educational background:    
1991    Master of Science University of Catania, Italy with 110/110 cum laude. Major: Plant Science

1997    PhD degree, Plant Pathology Institute, University of Catania, Italy. Major: Plant pathology (Virology)


Professional experiences:

Febraury 2020 to present: Associate professor in Plant pathology

From 2018 to 2019 has been Senior Editor of Plant Health Progress, American Phytopathological Society (APS.

From 2016 to present is Associate Editor of European Journal of Plant Pathology (EJPP)

September 2010 to present: Expert evaluator for Research Executive Agency (REA)– European Commission
Jul. 2007 to Mar. 2008: Ad hoc expert for Virus Working Group Plant Health Panel (EFSA)
Feb. 2006 to 2019: Assistant professor in Plant pathology (Permanent position)
Jen. 2000-Jen. 2006: Post doctoral position Department of phytosanitary science and technologies, DISTEF, University of Catania, Italy
Aug. 1997-Aug. 1998: Post doctoral position, Institute of Experimental Citriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Acireale (CT), Italy
Nov. 1992-Feb. 1996: PhD student, Plant Pathology Institute, University of Catania
Jun. 1993-Jul. 1994: Visiting scientist, National Germplasm Resources Lab., Dr. A. Hadidi Lab., Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville (USDA), MD, USA
Feb. 1994-Jun. 1994: Biological technician, Molecular Plant Pathology Lab., Dr. R. E. Davis Lab., Agricultural Research Service U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Beltsville, MD, USA
Apr. 1991- Nov. 1992: Biological technician, Plant Pathology Institute, University of Catania               
Jan. 1988-May 1988: Graduate Research Assistant, Master of Science student, Department of Biochemestry, University of Lecce

 


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Plant pathology, viroids, phytoplasmas, insect vectors transmission, viruses