Angela Cardinali was graduated in biological science in 1984 from University of Bari with a experimental thesis in biochemistry. In 1991, she spent six months at the Department of Food Science of PURDUE University (West Lafayette, Ind, USA) working with the Laboratory of Professor Suzanne Nielsen. In 1995, she became a CNR Researcher at the Institute of Science of Food Production (ISPA). She has several collaborations activity with Italian and foreigner scientific institutions. Her research activity is focused on biochemistry and physiology of ripening and postharvest; characterization of vegetable crops using biochemical markers (in particular polyphenols); determination of nutritional and antinutritional factors; extraction and purification of proteins with or without enzymatic activity; role of phenolics in biochemical mechanisms against biotic and abiotic stress; antioxidant analysis of bioactive phenolics from waste waters. She has been involved in several scientific projects, as ad hoc reviewer for several scientific journals, and serving as a Member of the Group of Polyphenols. Overall, she authored more than 60 papers some of them on JCR journals, 2 chapters in books, and some others on meeting books with international referees.
Biography Updated on 24 June 2014