Biology of lichen symbiosis (Prof. Tretiach)

Mauro Tretiach

Full Professor in General Botanics (BIO/01)

Tel. +39 040 558 8822


Mauro Tretiach is Full Professor of General Botany at the University of Trieste since 2018. He obtained the degree in Biology at the University of Trieste (1988), and the PhD in Plant Systematics and Ecology at the University of Pavia (1992). He became Researcher at the University of Trieste in 1995, and Associate Professor in 2001. He was one of the promoters 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 Lichenology, with emphasis on taxonomy, ecophysiology and biomonitoring of air pollution. The scientific activity of Mauro Tretiach is attested/evidenced by 170 full papers, of which more than one hundred have beenpublished in international scientific journals. He was honoured with the eponymy of two lichens, Physcia tretiachii and Pleospora tretiachii.

He is Director of the Department of Life Sciences (DSV) since 2018, after being Deputy Director from 2012 to 2018.


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