Carlo Rosati

Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Environment and Sustainable Development, Italy

User Biography : Dr Carlo Rosati Carlo Rosati earned his BSc (1992) in Horticulture from Bologna University, Italy, and his PhD (1997) in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Paris VI University, France. He has a 20+ years of experience in farm management, fruit breeding, cellular and molecular biology, biotechnology applied to tree fruit and berry species, ornamentals and field crops. His referee activity has covered 15 international journals, and several scientific inter/national projects. He has published more than 30 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, and has participated to national and EU projects of FP4 to FP6. Major publications deal with: the functional characterization of structural genes of the flavonoid and carotenoid pathways during flower and fruit development; the development of molecular and biochemical tools to study genes related to fruit and flower quality traits; transcript profiling of tomato during fruit development; genetic engineering of flavonoid and carotenoid pathways in fruit, vegetable and ornamental crops.

Biography Updated on 13 May 2012

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