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Current position: Associate Professor of Plant Physiology (BIO/04, 2013) at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33, 56127 Pisa (Italy);

Elected members of the Academic Senate for Associate Professors at SSSA;

Coordinator of the nanoPLANT laboratory at National Enterprise for nanoScience and nanoTechnology (NEST, Scuola Normale Superiore);

Deputy Coordinator of the Center of Plant Sciences at SSSA;

Coordinator for SSSA of the LM in Molecular Biotechnology, joined with UNIPI;

Member of the PhD boards of Agrobioscience and Agrobiodiversity at SSSA.


Molecular physiology of crop and model plants response to flooding;

Metagenomic and molecular physiology of plant-microbe interaction under low oxygen;

Plant-microbe interaction for lunar soil colonisation.