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CURRICULUM VITÆ

STEFANO LEONARDI

Born August 2, 1964 in Tione di Trento, ITALY. Italian Nationality.

Professional Address:
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, della Vita e
della Sostenibilit Ambienale
Università di Parma
Viale delle Scienze, 11/a
43124 Parma (Italy)
Tel.: +39 521 905 659 - FAX: +39 521 905 402

Research Interest

  • Micro-evolutionary processes, with special emphasis on the role of
    mating system and environmental heterogeneity in determining the
    genetic structure in plant populations.
  • Relationship between genetic markers and eco-physiological traits in
    plants.

College Education

July 1993:
Ph.D. at Institute of Ecology - University of Parma, Italy.
July 1988:
University Degree in Biological Sciences (Università di Parma,
110/110 cum laude)
July 1983:
Diploma di Maturità Tecnica Commerciale (High school
Technical Degree )

Research and Work Experiences

November 1989 - Present:
Research work on population biology of forest
trees
1986 - 1988:
Population genetics and ecology of Physa acuta (Gastropoda:
Pulmonata)
1992 - 1993:
Environmental Impact Assessment of the planned recovery of
an inland wetland in Sardinia, Italy
1991 - 1996:
National Research Council (CNR) special programme RAISA:
“Population Biology and Ecophysiology of forest trees populations”.
1996-1999
Research Associate at Department of Forest Science, Oregon
State University, Corvallis Oregon USA
1999-2014
Reasearcher at Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Università degli
Studi di Parma, Parma - Italy
2014-now
Professor at Dipartimento di Bioscienze (now Dipartimento
di Scienze Chimiche, della Vita e della Sostenibilità Ambientale)
Università degli Studi di Parma, Parma - Italy

Languages

  • Italian (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)

Skills

Genetics
  • Starch gel electrophoresis and isozymes techniques
  • In vitro amplification of DNA and molecular markers (Standard PCR,
    Microsatellite techniques, AFLP, SNP).
  • Quantitative methods in population genetics.
  • Spatial analysis of genetic data
  • QTL analysys and association studies
  • Paternity and Parentage analysis
Data analysis
  • Programming in “C” language and system management in multitasking
    and multi-user systems (Unix(tm), Linux);
  • Development of software performing analysis, “bootstrapping” and
    simulations of genetic data and spatial autocorrelation analysis.
  • SQL Data base building and maintaining
  • Long term experience with many different softwares such as R, various
    editors, spreadsheets, Statistical Packages (SAS, SPSS) and hardware
    (Linux, Windows, iOS, Macintosh and Sun WorkStation).
Field work experience
  • Sampling techniques and georeferencing of plant population in the field;
  • Controlled crossing of forest trees;
  • Germination and early stage maintenance of forest species in controlled
    environment and outdoor nursery.

Teaching

  • Tutor of Several Ph.D. Students. List available upon request.
  • From 2016 to today: Coordinator of “Laurea Magistrale”
    (Master) Program in Ecology and Nature Conservation
    at the Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental
    Sustainability - University of Parma
Teached Courses
  • From 2000 to 2003: graduate courses taught: Ecology 2 at Facoltà di
    Scienze Matematiche Fisiche e Naturali of University of Parma for the
    degree in Biological Sciences
  • From 2003 to 2010: three graduate courses taught at Facoltà di Scienze
    Matematiche Fisiche e Naturali of the University of Parma for degree in
    Biological Sciences:
    Plant Ecology
    for degree in Biological Sciences - Ecological Biology
    Environmental Risk of Biotechnology
    for a “Magistrale” degree
    in Industrial Biotechnology
    Ecological Data Analysis
  • From 2011 to today: graduate courses taught Ecological Data Analysis
    for the “Magistrale” degree in Ecology and Nature Conservation at
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze - University of Parma
  • From 2013 to today: graduate courses taught Informatic skills for the
    “Magistrale” degree in Ecology and Nature Conservation at Dipartimento di
    Bioscienze - University of Parma
  • From 2015 to today: graduate courses taught Environmental Modeling
    for the “Magistrale” degree in Ecology and Nature Conservation at
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze - University of Parma
  • From 2017 to today: graduate courses taught Population Biology for the
    “Magistrale” degree in Ecology and Nature Conservation at Dipartimento di
    Bioscienze - University of Parma

Funded Projects

  • Italian Ministry of University and Research. Prin 2008: Adattamento a
    cambiamenti climatici in specie forestali mediterranee: un approccio di
    genomica di popolazioni.
  • European Union. Four year project. QLRT-1999-01210 DYNABEECH
    Effects of silvicultural regimes on dynamics of genetic and ecological
    diversity of European forests.
  • Italian Ministry of University and Research. Prin 2005 Limitazioni
    ambientali e fisiologiche dell’accrescimento degli alberi al limite
    superiore del bosco nelle Alpi e negli Appennini
  • Italian Ministry of University and Research. Prin Cofin 2003 Modelli
    di gestione sostenibile dei sistemi forestali per la conservazione della
    complessit e della diversit biologica
  • Italian Ministry of University and Research. Prin Cofin 2002 Foreste
    di alta quota delle Alpi e degli Appennini: strutture, fattori limitanti,
    adattamenti fisiologici e dinamiche passate, presenti e future
  • U.S. Department of Agricolture USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment
    Competitive Grants program (No. 97-39210-5022)

Editoral Boards of Scientific Journals

Member of ”Advisory Review Board” of iForest: Journal of Biogeosciences and
Forestry

Bibliografic indicators

On March, 28th 2018
All years
Scopus H index: 18
Scopus Citations: 782
Wos H index: 18
Wos Citations: 774

Since 2008
Scopus H index: 11
Scopus Citations: 338
Wos H index: 10
Wos Citations: 319

Completion accademic year: 2019/2020

Completion accademic year: 2018/2019

Completion accademic year: 2017/2018

Completion accademic year: 2016/2017

Completion accademic year: 2015/2016

Completion accademic year: 2014/2015

Completion accademic year: 2013/2014

Professor/Teacher

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Contacts

Phone number
905659
Fax number

905402