Association/Company: Università degli studi di Udine
Full Professor of Food Microbiology at the Degree Course in Food Science and Technology.
He teaches the following courses: Food Microbiology; Microbiology Applied to Food Production; Yeasts and Biochemism of Alcoholic Fermentation; Selection of yeasts for oenological use. He has participated as a supervisor in 150 degree theses. He is co-author of an international patent, as a discoverer of PCR primers to identify Listeria monocytogenes in food (A.A. 1996).
He participates as a speaker or through posters at numerous national and international conferences and is the author of about 402 printed publications in national and international journals, 198 of which cited scopus.com. He is part of the Editorial board of Food Microbiology (I.F. 4.0) and of numerous international journals (5) and Associated Editor in chief of International Microorganisms journal (I.F. 4.1). He is the author or co-author of 20 chapters in national and international books (7). International rating: www.scopus.com: H.index: 40; 5104 citations. He was scientific director of a European project and responsible for research units of national and international projects. The scientific activity includes the study of meat, charcuterie products, fish products and other foods of animal and vegetable origin, regarding their chemical, biological and microbiological characteristics.