Researcher

Dr Jadranka Nappi

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Biography

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Ecology at the University of Rome, TorVergata (2010) and Master in Marine Biology at the University of Pisa, in Italy (2013). Worked as Research Assistant at the University of New South Wales (2013-2014). Granted the University of New South Wales Tuition Fees Scholarship (2014).  PhD in Biotechnology within the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science (BABS) at the University of New South...view more

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Ecology at the University of Rome, TorVergata (2010) and Master in Marine Biology at the University of Pisa, in Italy (2013). Worked as Research Assistant at the University of New South Wales (2013-2014). Granted the University of New South Wales Tuition Fees Scholarship (2014).  PhD in Biotechnology within the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science (BABS) at the University of New South Wales (2019); supervised by Associate Professor Suhelen Egan. Currently working ad Postdoctoral research fellow within the Center of Marine Science and Innovation (CMSI) at UNSW; supervised by Professor Torsten Thomas.  


My Qualifications

  • PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor
  • PADI Emergency First Responder, CPR and Oxigen provider Instructor
  • PADI Enriched Air Instructor
  • Coastal Skipper, International Bareboat Skipper and VHF licence

My Research Activities

I am passionate about the marine environment, I have strong research background in marine microbiology and ecology. The projects I am involved in, include the following activities:

  • Bacterial-seaweeds interactions
  • The ecological role of antibiotic producing bacteria
  • Use of bioinformatic tools and molecular approaches for the analysis of microbial communities associates with marine samples 
  • Engineering of Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942
  • Supervise PhD students, assisting during experimental design, fieldwork and laboratory activities

 

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Location

Level 5, Biological Science Building D26

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Publications

by Dr Jadranka Nappi

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