Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources

National Research Council of Italy

Ornella Badalamenti

Role: research fellow
Section: Guests
Division: Palermo
Tel: (39) 091-6574578
E-mail: ornella.badalamenti@ibbr.cnr.it

Personal details

Name: Ornella Badalamenti

Date and Place of Birth: May 11th, 1980 - Carini (PA)

Address: Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, Division of Palermo, National Research Council, Corso Calatafimi, 414, 90129 Palermo (PA), Italy.

Tel: +39 091 6574578 Fax. +39 091 423424

E-mail: ornella.badalamenti@ibbr.cnr.it

Current position: from November 2012, research grants at the Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources (IBBR) UOS Palermo, CNR - National Research Council of Italy.

Education and work experience

October 2008 - December 2010 Conducting laboratory micropropagation and in vitro culture for the conservation of native plant species at the Natural Reserve of Cave Carburangeli Carini (PA).

Degree in Natural Sciences (2008): Faculty of Sciences MM. FF.NN - University of Palermo.

October 2006 - May 2008 Training courses on the techniques of in vitro micropropagation and use of laboratory facilities preparatory to the preparation of the thesis- Department of Environmental Biology and Biodiversity-University of Palermo.

Scientific activity

Research activity of Thesis

In vitro grafting: a new tool for the propagation of endangered cactaceae species.

Laboratory activities

Plant tissue culture;

Propagation and Conservation of the rare and endangered species

Conservation of plant genetic diversity

Genetic improvement

Propagation and acclimatization protocols

Management of germplasm bank

Participation to Research Projects

Poster: CALENDULA MARITIMAGuss Innovative strategies for the protection and conservation of species threatened of extinction - Carra A., Corleto S , Bambina M., Sajeva M., Pasta S., Garfì G., Badalamenti O., Carimi F.

Poster: Plant biotechnology a useful tool to preserve and improve genetic resources - Abbate L., Badalamenti O.,CarraA, Catalano C., Fatta del Bosco, S.,Garfì G.,Gristina A., Motisi A., Pacifico D., Pasta S., Spinelli P., Stigliano E., Carimi F.


Selected Publications
(full list available at CNR People)

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