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Giovanni Iapichino

8-mar-2013

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Full name: Giovanni Iapichino
Nationality: Italian
Birth date: May 8, 1954
Address: Via Gualtiero da Caltagirone 18
90149 Palermo, ITALY
e-mail: giovanni.iapichino@unipa.it


EDUCATION
Master of Science Oregon State University, Corvallis OR, 1990. Major in Horticulture
Dissertation: “Micropropagation and in vitro plant regeneration of rhododendrons”
Thesis advisor: Prof. Tony H.H. Chen

Diploma Laurea in Agricultural Scienece, University of Palermo, Italy
Faculty of Agricultural Science, 1978
Dissertation: Strawberry propagation by fresh runners

SCHOLARSHIPS
Awarded a 4 year scholarship by the Italian National Research Council to carry out a research project on vegetable crop production at the University of Palermo, Institute of Horticulture and Floriculture, 1979/81/82/83/84.

Awarded a 10 month NATO scholarship by the Italian National Research Council to carry out a research project on the biology of Cucurbits at the University of New Hampshire, Department of Plant Science (advisor: Prof. J.B. Loy) 1985.

Awarded a 6 month scholarship by the Italian National Research Council to support Graduate studies at Oregon State University. Advisor Prof.T.H.H. Chen, 1988.

Awarded a 7 month scholarship by the Italian National Research Council to support Graduate studies at Oregon State University. Advisor Prof.L. Fuchigami, 1989

Awarded a graduate-research-assistantship from Oregon State University. Advisor Prof.T.H.H. Chen. 1989-1990

FELLOWSHIPS
The Ezra Kraus Graduate Fellowship in Ornamentals from Oregon State University, 1989.
The William Menke Memorial Fellowship 1990 from Oregon State University.

SHORT COURSES “Molecular and Cellular Techniques in Plant Breeding”. January 13-31, 1992. International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies. Saragoza, Spain.

GRANTS Awarded a grant from the Italian Ministry of Agriculture to carry out a research project on flower bulb production, 1986-1987.

Awarded a grant from the Italian National Research Council to carry out a research project on tissue culture of Rhododendron, 1993-1995.

Awarded a grant from the Italian Ministry of the Scientific Research to carry out a research project on the micropropagation of garlic and artichoke, 1992-1996

Awarded a grant from the Italian Ministry of the Scientific Research to carry out a research project on the micropropagation of potato, 1998-2000.

Awarded a grant from the Italian Ministry of the Scientific Research to carry out a research project on the effect of magnetic fields on in vitro and ex vitro plant propagation 2009.

 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1984/2004 Researcher at the Faculty of Agricultural Science,University of Palermo (SSD AGR/04: Orticoltura e Floricoltura ex G02C).

2005 to now Associate professor at the Faculty of Agricultural Science,University of Palermo (SSD AGR/04: Orticoltura e Floricoltura ex G02C).

FOREIGN LAUNGUAGES

English:very good - TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language) score 570/600.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Courses thought as Associate professor
1) Technologies of Propagation in Horticulture and Floriculture – University of Palermo
2) Biotechnologies in Horticulture and Floriculture nursery - University of Palermo
3)Floriculture
4) Vegetable crops in organic farming


Courses thought as Researcher at the University of Palermo
1992/93, 1993/94, 1994/95, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1997/98, 1998/99,1999/2000 Plant Propagation -

2000/2001, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, Technologies of Propagation in Horticulture and Floriculture

2001/2002, 2002-2003 Plant Propagation in organic horticulture

2002-2003, 2003-2004 Biotechnologies in Horticulture and Floriculture nursery

2002-2003, 2003-2004 Horticulture - University of Mediterranean Studies of Reggio Calabria.

1992/2012 Student Tutor
1992/2012 Thesis advisor
2011/2012 Ph.D. Student advisor

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION
Società Orticola Italiana

 

1. Barraco G, Sylvestre I, Iapichino G, Engelmann F (2012). Investigating the cryopreservation of nodal explants of Lithodora rosmarinifolia (Ten.) Johnst., a rare, endemic Mediterranean species. PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY REPORTS, ISSN: 1863-5466, doi: 10.1007/s11816-012-0241-4

2. Barraco G, Sylvestre I, Iapichino G, Engelmann F (2011). Cryopreservation of Limonium serotinum apical meristems from in vitro plantlets using droplet-vitrification. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE, vol. 130, p. 309-313, ISSN: 0304-4238, doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2011.07.001

3. Sciortino M, Iapichino G (2009). Cauliflower hybrids for spring production in southern mediterranean area . JOURNAL OF APPLIED HORTICULTURE, vol. 11, p. 73-77, ISSN: 0972-1045

4. Iapichino G, Airò' M (2008). Micropropagation of Metrosideros excelsa. IN VITRO CELLULAR & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY-PLANT, vol. 44, p. 330-337, ISSN: 1054-5476, doi: 10.1007/s11627-008-9127-0

5. Iapichino G, D'Anna F, Prinzivalli C (2008). Soil solarization as alternative to methyl bromide fumigation for annual strawberry production in a Mediterranean area. JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE, vol. 32, p. 365-375, ISSN: 1044-0046