Valerio Pompili

PhD: Università degli Studi di Udine (2016 - 2020)

PhD Dissertation: Improving fire blight resistance in susceptible apple cultivars by different biotechnological approaches

FEM Department and supervisor : Genomics and Biology of Fruit Crops, dr. Malnoy, Mickael Arnaud

Research Interest: 1) Functional Genomics 2) Gene editing via CRISPR/Cas9 3) Apple susceptibility and resistance response to fire blight


1) Special Award “Domenico Mariotti” during the poster competition at “62th SIGA Annual Congress: Plant development and crop productivity for sustainable agriculture”. Verona, Italy (2018)

2) Third Place Award during the poster competition at “9th International Rosaceae Genomics Conference” Nanjing, China (2018)