Raffaele Testolin graduated at the University of Padua (Italy)and was a Lecturer of fruit genetics and breeding at University of Bologna and serves currently as Professor of Fruit Science and Genetic Resources at the University of Udine (www.uniud.it). He is cofounder and President of the Institute of Applied Genomics, a non-for-profit Research Institute devoted to the analysis of genomic and genetic diversity of living beings (www.appliedgenomics.org). He was a member of international and national panels of experts for the evaluation of research project and institutions; ad hoc referee of some thirty international scientific journals in the field of molecular genetics, breeding, and horticulture. His expertise is in the isolation of SSR markers in fruit crops and their use in population genetics. He has long-lasting experience in fruit genetics and breeding and his activity has recently focused on the isolation and use of resistance genes in fruit crops.
Biography Updated on 8 March 2012