Universidad de Milano – Bicocca, Italy
Andrea Franzetti received his Msc and Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Milano – Bicocca, Italy in 2000 and 2007, respectively. He was “FEMS fellow” at Ulster University (UK) in 2005/2006 and Visiting Researcher in 2012/2013 at Soderton University (Sweden). He joined the University of Milano Bicocca in 2008 as a research fellow and is currently associate professor of microbiology at the department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. His main scientific interests are the mechanisms and application of pollutants biodegradation in natural environments, and the ecological processes assembling the microbial community in extreme environments. He has published more than 80 papers on these topics in peer review journals.