SCIUTO Katia

Position Subject expert
E-mail katia.sciuto@unive.it
Website www.unive.it/persone/katia.sciuto (personal record)
Office Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
Sito web struttura: http://www.unive.it/dep.dais

PRESENT AND PAST POSITIONS

October 2019 – present: Research Collaborator with expertise in Systematic Botany at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Research theme: Seagrass meadows and seaweeds: biodiversity, ecological conditions and anthropogenic impacts on their development

April 2019 – August 2019: PostDoc fellowship at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Research title: TNB-CODE - Terra Nova Bay barCODing and mEtabarcoding of Antarctic organisms from marine and limno-terrestrial environments

March 2017 – March 2019: Postdoctoral research grant at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Research title: Modern approach to the study of phytoplankton biodiversity in the North Adriatic Sea

March 2015 – March 2017: Postdoctoral research grant at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Research title: Development of the DNA Barcoding method for cyanobacteria and its applications

March 2014 – March 2015: PostDoc fellowship at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Research theme: Microorganism community growing on thermal muds of the Euganean District (PD, Italy)

November 2013 – January 2014: Research employment at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Research activity: Cataloguing  microalgal and cyanobacterial strains isolated during different samplings

April 2012 – September 2013: Postdoctoral research grant at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Research title: Screening and cultivation of photosynthetic microorganisms for the production of high value compounds

March 2010 – February 2012: Postdoctoral research grant at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Research title: Taxonomic and phylogenetic investigations on photosynthetic thermotolerant microorganisms

January 2010 – February 2010: Research employment at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Research activity: Systematic and physiological surveys on filamentous cyanobacteria growing on thermal muds of the Euganean District (Padova, Italy)

June 2009 – December 2009: Visiting research fellow at the School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom. Research theme: Taxonomy, phylogeny, and phylogeography of seaweeds

 

EDUCATION

January 2006 – March 2009: PhD degree in Evolutionary Biology, at the Department of Biology, University of Padova

September 2003 – September 2005: Master's degree in Evolutionary Biology, at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Final grade: 110/110 cum laude

September 2000 – July 2003: Bachelor's degree in Biology, at the Department of Biology, University of Padova. Final grade: 110/110 cum laude

 

AWARDS

July 2013: FoRST Award for best paper on thermal research