Biology of lichen symbiosis (Prof. Tretiach)

Prof. Mauro Tretiach

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Mauro Tretiach is Full Professor in General Botany at the University of Trieste since 2018.
He got the degree in Biology at the University of Trieste (1988), and his 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 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 170 full papers, more than one hundred published in international scientific journals.
He was honoured with the eponymy of two lichens, Physcia tretiachii and Pleospora tretiachii.
From 2018 he is Director of the Department of Life Sciences (DSV), after being Deputy Director from 2012 to 2018.



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