Biology of lichen symbiosis (Prof. Tretiach)

Prof. Mauro Tretiach

Tel. +39 040 558 8822



Mauro Tretiach is Full Professor in Systematic Botany at the University of Trieste. He got the degree in Biology at the University of Trieste, and his PhD in Plant Systematics and Ecology at the University of Pavia.

He was a promoting partner of the Italian Lichen Society (est. 1987), member of its Council from 1993 to 1999, and President from 1999 to 2008.

His research field is focused on Lichenology, with emphasis on taxonomy, ecophysiology and air pollution biomonitoring.

The scientific activity of Mauro Tretiach is attested by more than 150 full papers, more than half published in international scientific journals.

He was honoured with the eponymy of two lichens, Physcia tretiachii and Pleospora tretiachii.

From September 2018 he is Director of DSV, after being Deputy Director from 2012 to 2018.



Last update: 06-03-2020 - 21:30