Group Members

We are looking for new PhD students, Postdocs, and Master students to join the team (see openings) !

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Staff

Donato Giovannelli

Assistant Professor (RTDb), started Dec 2018
email: donato.giovannelli@unina.it

  • 2002-2005 - BSc, Biology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
  • 2005-2007 - MSc, Marine Biology and Ecology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
  • 2010-2013 - PhD, Applied Biology, Microbiology and Ecology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy
  • 2013-2016 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Vetriani laboratory, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
  • 2016-2018 - Research Fellow, Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan

Angelina Cordone

Research Associate (RTI), started Nov 2008
email: angelina.cordone@unina.it

  • 2003 - BSc, Biology, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
  • 2003-2006 - PhD, Applied Biology, Microbiology and Ecology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy
  • 2007-2008 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Reyrat laboratory, Necker Institute, Paris, France

Graduate Students

Monica Correggia

Graduate Assistant
project:
Co-Advisor:

  • MSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy
  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Matteo Selci

PhD student
project: Diversity of microbial communities in geothermal environments
Co-Advisor: Dr. Maarten de Moor, OVSICORI

  • MSc Marine Biology and Ecology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
  • BSc Biology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy

Alessandra Ferrillo

Master student
project: Shallow-water hydrothermal vents microbial diversity
Co-Advisor: Prof. Costantino Vetriani, Rutgers University

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Martina Cascone

Master student
project: Identification of new antimicrobial compounds from extremophiles
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Rosaria Capuozzo

Master student
project: Antartic water column microbial diversity
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Michele Intoccia

Master student
project: InterReg WaterCare project
Co-Advisor: Dr. Elena Manini, CNR-IRBIM

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Rosanna Bossa

Master student
project: Microbiome of by catch fish in the Lesina Lagoon
Co-Advisor: Dr. Elena Manini, CNR-IRBIM

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Alessandro Coppola

Master student
project: Mycobacteria molecular biology
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Carmela Celentano

Master student
project:
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Giacomo Fabozzi

Master student
project:
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Antonio Cascone

Master student
project:
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Raffaella Postiglione

Master student
project:
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Deborah Bastoni

Master student
project:
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Natural Sciences, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Ottavia Iacovino

Master student
project:
Co-Advisor:

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Davide Limongello

Master student
project:
Co-Advisor: Prof. Matteo Porotto, Columbia University, NY, USA

  • BSc Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

Alumni

Matteo Selci

Jan 2018 - Feb 2019
Role: MSc student in Marine Biology
project: Diversity of microbial communities in the sediment of the Adriatic Sea
Co-Advisor: Dr. Elena Manini, CNR-IRBIM, Prof. Calra Vignaroli UNIVPM

Marco Basili

Feb 2018 - Feb 2019
Role: MSc student in Marine Biology
project: Microbial diversity on marine plastic litter
Co-Advisor: Dr. Elena Manini, CNR-IRBIM, Dr. Grazia Quero SZN, Prof. Calra Vignaroli UNIVPM

Maria Magliulo

Jun 2017 - Sept 2018
Role: MSc student in Marine Biology
project: Microbial diversity in Ross Sea Antarctic waters
Co-Advisor: Prof. Angelina Cordone, UNINA

Undergraduate Alumni

  • Alessandra Palazzi, UNINA, Spring 2020
  • Mariacarmen Del Mondo, UNINA, Spring 2020
  • Mattia Acunzo, UNINA, Spring 2020
  • Simona Piccolo, UNINA, Spring 2020
  • Mariavittoria Brandi, UNINA, Spring 2020
  • Andrea Campanile, UNINA, Spring 2020
  • Lucia Di peso, UNINA, Spring 2020
  • Simone De Meo, UNINA, Fall 2019
  • Raffaele Nocera, UNINA, Fall 2019
  • Antonio Nappo, UNINA, Fall 2019
  • Andrea Campanile, UNINA, Fall 2019
  • Mariavittoria Brandi, UNINA, Fall 2019
  • Nunzia Nappi, UNINA, Fall 2019
  • Alessia Masella, UNINA, Summer 2019
  • Angelica De Rosa, UNINA, Summer 2019

High School Alumni

  • Francesca Cafiero, Liceo Statale "Fonseca", Napoli, Summer 2019
  • Domenico Mazza, Istituto Istruzione Superiore "Giancarlo Siani", Napoli, summer 2019

Visitors

  • Costantino Vetriani, visiting professor, Rutgers University, Fall 2019
  • Matteo Selci, visiting student, Spring 2019
  • Joy Buongiorno, visiting postdoc, Carnegie Institution of Washington (USA), Jan-Feb 2019