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About Alga Zuccaro

Personal Information

Nationality: Italian

Phone: +49 (0) 221 470-7170
Secretary: +49 (0) 221 470-5259

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Education

2004: Dr. rer. nat. in Biology (PhD, Summa cum laude = with highest honor); Institute of Microbiology, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

2000: Diploma, Biology (110/110); Faculty of Science, University of Ancona, Italy
 

Current Position

Since 2014: Tenured Professor (W2) for Ecological Genetics of Microbes (CEPLAS); Institute for Plant Sciences, University of Cologne, Germany
 

Previous Positions

2014: Junior Professor (W1) for Ecological Genetics of Microbes (CEPLAS); Institute for Plant Sciences, University of Cologne, Germany

2011 - 2016: Research Group Leader; Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Germany

2010 – 2011: Project Group Leader; Department of Organismic Interactions, Max Plank Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Germany

2007 – 2010: Group Leader; Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

2004 – 2007: Postdoc and Staff Member; Institute of Microbiology, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
 

Fellowships and Awards

2005: Post doctoral research project (AFTOL assembling the fungal tree of life); Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, USA

2001: DAAD (Deutsche Akademischer Austauschdienst); Institute of Microbiology, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

2001: Molitoris Scholarship for Marine Mycology; City University of Hong Kong. Award

1998: SAS Exchange Programme Course (Socrates/Erasmus); University of Wolverhampton, UK