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Flavia Pizzi

mie_2010

Ricercatrice

Email: pizzi * ibba.cnr.it | Phone: 0371 4662 505 | Fax: 0371 4662 501

 H index 15, i10 index 22

Education and professional experience

Ph. D. in Animal Science, Università di Milano, Degree (Laurea) in Animal Production. Università di Milano

Keywords
Plant and Animal Biodiversity, Animal Reproduction, Animal genetic resources conservation

Cell Biology, Animal genetic resources conservation

Ongoing projects
2011-present Collaborative Research Project Egyptian Academy for Science and Technology - National Research Council Factors affecting the developmental competence of in vitro produced buffalo and bovine embryos 2011-present creation of Italian animal genetic resources cryo bank network 2010-present Co-ordinator of IBBA Unit within the project “Biotecnologie riproduttive innovative per la diffusione della genetica della Bufala Mediterranea Italiana (innovaB)” funded by Regione Lombardia 2008-present Co-ordinator of workpackage “Caratterizzazione e gestione genetica di popolazioni zootecniche” within Accordo Quadro tra Regione Lombardia e CNR Progetto 2 “RISORSE BIOLOGICHE E TECNOLOGIE INNOVATIVE PER LO SVILUPPO SOSTENIBILE DEL SISTEMA AGRO-ALIMENTARE” (2008-2012).

2014-present Award of the National Scientific
Qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) as Associate Professor

2014- present Principal investigator in the bilateral project
Development of integrative model of management system for assisted
reproductive techniques in goat local breeds: the Angora breed case study in
the framework of Scientific and Technological Cooperation between the
National Research Council of Italy (CNR) and the Scientific and Technological
Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)

2013- head of WG "Cattle male fertility" in the framework
of Genome Research Resort (GenHome) project

2013-present Principal investigator in the project
Fertility in buffalo and cattle under heat stress conditions funded by the Italian
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Executive in the
framework of Program for Scientific and Technological Cooperation between
Egypt and Italy, Years 2013-2015

2012- Scientific Coordinator IBBA CNR as subcontractor in
the framework of EU-KBBE project FECUND (FundamEntal Cattle ReprodUctioN StuDy)

2012-present Principal
Scientist in Joint research project CNR and National Council of Science and
Technology of Perù (CONCYTEC) –2012/2014: "Testicular structure, daily sperm
production and changes in sperm quality after cryopreservation in alpaca and local breeds for their genetic conservation".

2012 member of FAO Working
Group for the preparation of the Guidelines for Cryoconservation of Animal
Genetic Resources

2011-present
Participant in the project " Characterization of pig local breeds of
Southern Italy for the biodiversity conservation within the framework of the
research program "CISIA – Integrated knowledge for sustainability and
innovation of made in Italy agroofood products"

2011-present in Principal Scientist IBBA CNR in the
project "Harmonization of genetic
resources available in National research Council" within the project "CISIA
– Integrated knowledge for sustainability and innovation of made in Italy
agroofood products"

2011 FAO Consultant at National Biodiversity Center in Bhutan

2010-2012 Principal Scientist in Joint research project CNR_Academy of
Scientific Research and Technology (Egypt ) "Factors affecting the
developmental competence of in vitro produced buffalo and bovine embryos"

2005-2010 Program leader of IBBA research activity AG.P02.002 / Animal
genetic resources conservation

2010 member of Working
Group of European Regional Focal Point
of FAO for the preparation of the Guidelines for Animal Genetic Resources
Cryobanks

2010-2013 Scientific
coordinator IBBA Unit within the project "Innovative Reproductive
Biotechnologies for the genetic diffusion of Italian Buffalo (InnovaB)"
funded by Regione Lombardia

2008-2012 Scientific
coordinator WP4 Characterization and genetic mangement of animal genetic
resources within the project "Biological resources and innovative
technologies for the sustainable development of the Agrofood System". Accordo Quadro CNR -
Regione Lombardia

2006-2009 Participant
in the UE project "Towards
self-sustainability of European Regional Cattle Breeds (EURECA GEN RES 2005
12)" in particular in WP2 "Detailed
analysis of cryopreservation programmes".

2002- present Head of Animal Germoplasm Cryobank
"Giuseppe Rognoni"- IBBA-CNR

2000 -2005 Participant
in EU COST Action 848 Multi-facetted Research in Rabbits: a Model to Develop
a Healthy and Safe Production in Respect with Animal Welfare in particular Working
Group 1: Reproduction.

2006 – present Lecturer at Brescia University, Medicine Faculty

2003 Lecturer at Master in "Pig Science" Milan University

Academic Year 1998/99 contract professor at Milan University Veterinary Faculty

Academic Year 1997/98 contract professor at Milan University Veterinary Faculty

Academic Year 1995/96
contract professor at Milan University
Veterinary Faculty

1987-present researcher at The Institute of Agricultural
Biology and Biotechnology National Research Council IBBA CNR via Bassini 15 –
20122 Milano

Selected publications

·
PIZZI F., A M Caroli, M Landini, N Galluccio, A
Mezzelani, L Milanesi (2013). Conservation of Endangered Animals: from
biotechnologies to digital preservation. NATURAL SCIENCE, vol. 5(8): 903-913,
ISSN: 2150-4091

·
Cassatella D, Martino NA, Valentini L, Guaricci AC,
Cardone MF, Pizzi F, Dell'Aquila ME, Ventura M. (2013) Male infertility and
copy number variants (CNVs) in the dog: a two-pronged approach using Computer
Assisted Sperm Analysis (CASA) and Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH). BMC
Genomics. 2013 Dec 27;14:921.

·
Blackburn H, Godke R, Purdy P, Hiemstra SJ, Woelders H,
Arthur Mariante, PIZZI F. (2012). Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources.
FAO Animal Production and Health
Guidelines No. 12. Rome. vol. 12, Rome: FAO, ISBN/ISSN: 978-92-5-107306-3

·
Turri F, Madeddu M, Gliozzi TM, Gandini G, PIZZI F.
(2012). Influence of Recovery Methods and Extenders on Bull Epididymal
Spermatozoa Quality. REPRODUCTION IN DOMESTIC ANIMALS, vol. 47; p. 712-717,
ISSN: 0936-6768, doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0531.2011.01948.x

·
Martino NA, Lacalandra GM, Filioli UM, Ambruosi B, Caira
M, Silvestre F, PIZZI F., Desantis S, Accogli G, Dell'Aquila ME
(2012). Oocyte mitochondrial bioenergy potential and oxidative
stress: within-/between-subject, in vivo vs IVM and age-related variations in a
sheep model. . FERTILITY AND STERILITY, vol. 97; p. 720-728, ISSN: 0015-0282,
doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.12.014

·
Soini K, Diaz C, Gandini G, de Haas, Y, Lilja, T,
Martin-Collado D, PIZZI F., Hiemstra SJ (2012). Developing
a typology for local cattle breed farmers in Europe . JOURNAL OF ANIMAL
BREEDING AND GENETICS, vol. 129; p. 436-447, ISSN: 0931-2668, doi:
10.1111/j.1439-0388.2012.01009.x

·
Caroli AM, PIZZI F.
(2012). Livestock Biodiversity: from genes to animal products through safeguard
actions. RIVISTA DI BIOLOGIA, vol. 2, ISSN: 0035-6050

·
Minervini F, Guastamacchia R, PIZZI F., Dell'Aquila ME,
Barile VL (2012). Assessment of Different
Functional Parameters of Frozen–Thawed Buffalo Spermatozoa by Using
Cytofluorimetric Determinations. REPRODUCTION IN DOMESTIC ANIMALS, 48(2):317-324
ISSN: 0936-6768, doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0531.2012.02152.x

·
Filannino A, Stout TAE, Gadella BM, Sostaric E, PIZZI F.,
Colenbrander B, Dell'Aquila ME and Minervini F (2011). Dose-response effects of
estrogenic mycotoxins (zearalenone, alpha- and beta-zearalenol) on motility,
hyperactivation and the acrosome reaction of stallion sperm. REPRODUCTIVE
BIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol. 9 Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011,
9:134, ISSN: 1477-7827

Slivkova J., Massanyi P., Pizzi F., Trandzik J.,
Roychoudhury S., Lukac N., Dankova M. and Almasiova V. (2010) In vitro toxicity
of mercuric chloride on rabbit spermatozoa motility and cell membrane integrity
J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part A., Vol.45, No.6, 767–774

 

  • Filannino A, Stout TAE, Gadella BM, Sostaric E, Pizzi F, Colenbrander B, Dell'Aquila ME and Minervini F (2011). Dose-response effects of estrogenic mycotoxins (zearalenone, alpha- and beta-zearalenol) on motility, hyperactivation and the acrosome reaction of stallion sperm. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011, 9:134
  • Pizzi F, Duclos D, Woelders H, Maki Tanila A (2010). Role and state of cryopreservation in local cattle breeds. In: Heimstra S.J., De Haas, A. Maki Tanila, G. Gandini. Local cattle breeds in Europe. p. 78-96
  • Gandini G, Avon L, Bohte-Wilhelmus D, Bay E, Colinet FG, Choroszy Z, Díaz C, Duclos D, Fernández J, Gengler N, Hoving-Bolink R, Kearney F, Lilja T, Mäki-Tanila A, Martín-Collado D, Maurice-van Eijndhoven M, Musella M, Pizzi F, Soini K, Toro M, Turri F, Viinalas H, the EURECA Consortium and S.J. Hiemstra 2010. Motives and values in farming local cattle breeds in Europe: a survey on 15 breeds. Animal Genetic Resources, 2010, 47, 45–58.
  • Slivkova J, Massanyi P, Pizzi F, Trandzik J, Roychoudhury S, Lukac N, Dankova M and Almasiova V (2010) In vitro toxicity of mercuric chloride on rabbit spermatozoa motility and cell membrane integrity J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part A., Vol.45, No.6, 767–774

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