Cleopatra Leontidou

PhD: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2013 - 2017)

PhD Dissertation: Airborne pollen patterns along an altitudinal gradient of the Italian Alps: combination of classical pollen identification methods and next generation sequencing on environmental DNA

FEM Department and supervisor : Department Biodiversity and molecular ecology, dr. Antonella Cristofori

Research Interest: Spatio-temporal patterns of plant and microbial biodiversity with the use of metagenomics tools

Awards: Award for oral presentation (6th Symposium on Aerobiology, Lyon, France, 18-22 July 2016) and 3 travel grants for schools (2014-2017) received from IRSAE (International Research School in Applied Ecology)