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Prof. Roberto Bassi

BassiRoberto Bassi (1955) was born in Vicenza (I). He graduated in Biology in Padua (1977), after which, he worked as microbiologist and botanist in the same University till 1983, when he won an assistant professorship in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. He specialized in genetics in Copenhagen, Biophysics in Paris and Molecular Biology in Geneva. He has been teaching Plant Biochemistry, Physiology and synthetic biology in Padua, Urbino, Marseille, Lausanne and Verona.  His research focuses on the structure and function of the photosynthetic systems of plants and algae and the environmental stress physiology with the aim of optimizing the light to biomass conversion efficiency and devise biotechnological solutions for environmental sustainability, with special reference to the management of carbon cycle. He has published more than 300 articles in international journals with an HF of 102 and 28.000 citations. He is a member of the National Academy of Lincei, National Academy of Technology, the EMBO, the European Academy and others. He was awarded theBaccarini-Melandri prize, the Herlitzka prize, for Physiology, the von Humboldt Award, the Chinese Academy of Sciences Award and the Miller Research professorship in Berkeley. He is the P.I of the ERC advanced grant GrInSun (2022-2027). He has been serving as the chair of the scientific advisory board of  the Stazione Anton Dorhn in Naples of which he is now the President.

Segreteria del Presidente

Giovanna Di Gennaro 
Tel.  +39 081 5833215

E-mail: presidenza(at)szn.it

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