Kalliopi RantsiouUniversity of Turin-DISAFA
Biographical Sketch: 1993-1997: BS in Biology, University of Athens, Greece; 1997-2002: PhD in Food Science, University of California, Davis (USA); 2002- 2004: Research fellow at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Udine, Italy; 2004-2005: Scientific expert on microbial risks in food, Hellenic Food Authority, Greece; 2006-2008: Research fellow; 2008-2016: Assistant professor, at the Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Turin, Italy; 2016 to date: Associate professor at the Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Turin, Italy. Her research interests include molecular biology of foodborne pathogens and the use of culture independent methods to study the microbiota of foods. She is co-author of more than 70 papers. She is a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Food Microbiology, co-Editor of the Italian Journal of Food Science and ad hoc reviewer for major food microbiology scientific journals.