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CNR – National Research Council of Italy

The National Research Council of Italy (CNR) is the main public research organization in Italy. CNR aims to carry out, spread, transfer and improve research activities in the main sectors of knowledge growth and of its applications for the scientific, technological, economic and social development of the Country. CNR is distributed all over Italy through a network of institutes, promoting a wide diffusion of its competences throughout the nation and internationally, and at facilitating contacts and cooperation with private and public stakeholders, industries and the civil society.

The mission of the Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Science (DISBA) of CNR is to streamline fundamental and applied scientific and technological knowledge for the development and valorization of a sustainable bio-economy, thereby contributing to tackle the global challenges of future earth through a sustainable use of limited natural resources.

Key Persons Involved

Beatrice Cobucci-Ponzano (F)
Staff Research Scientist at the Institute of Biosciences and BioResources (IBBR). She is expert in the discovering, biochemical characterization, and modification of carbohydrate active enzymes (Cazymes).

Giuseppe Perugino (M)
Staff Research Scientist at the Institute of Biosciences and BioResources (IBBR). He is expert in the identification and characterisation of enzymes involved in the genomic stability in (hyper)thermophilic organisms, and in pathogen species as Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Francesco Loreto (M)
Director of the Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Sciences (DISBA).

Aldo Ceriotti (M)
Director of the Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology (IBBA).