Marco Abbiati received a Biology degree (cum laude) from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; a Ph.D. degree from the University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, in 1983 and 1988, respectively. From 1988 to 1989 he worked as a Research Fellow at the University of Oslo. From 1990 to 1998 he served as a Research Technician at the Laboratory of Marine Biology of the University of Pisa. Dr. Abbiati moved to the University of Bologna, Ravenna Campus, in 1998, as an Associate Professor, and since 2002 he serves as a Professor in Ecology. He is mainly interested in marine ecology: community ecology, population genetics and molecular ecology, conservation of marine biodiversity, and environmental impact assessment. In his studies he merged the descriptive and experimental approaches used in community ecology with the use of molecular tools to understand the patterns of biodiversity and connectivity in marine populations.
Biography Updated on 24 September 2012