Marco Zarattini, F.R.S.-FNRS senior postdoctoral fellow
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Université libre de Bruxelles, Interfaculty School of Bioengineers, Crop Production and Biostimulation Lab (CPBL), PhotoBioCatalysis Unit (Bio-Cat).
Marco Zarattini is a plant biologist with an interdisciplinary portfolio of expertise in biochemistry, genetics, and physiology of plants. He obtained a Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology and performed research on different aspects of plant biology in several Universities and Research Centres worldwide (Italy, France, Belgium, Ecuador). Today, he is an F.R.S.-FNRS senior postdoctoral fellow.
The research of Marco Zarattini seeks to understand the molecular responses of plants to environmental constraints, such as fungal or bacterial invasion or climate changes. Moreover, he is particularly interested in finding new ecofriendly alternatives to pesticide application by triggering the own immune system of plants.
Plant Biology, Plant immunity, Plant-pathogen interactions, Plant responses to climate changes, Cellular Signaling