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1 Ceriminial Hall University of Belgrade Studentski Trg 1 Beograd Tuesday November 13 th 2012 Agri-food and Biosciences CNR meets SERBIA National Research Council of Italy Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department 1

2 ….at a glance one strategic project : and one strategic project : Agri-food & Made in Italy …..coming….one premium project: Biology of plant production 672 staff, including 384 researchers 9 Institutes, with research units covering almost the entire Italian territory Mission: Mission: to contribute to the progress of scientific and technological knowledge for the development and improvement of a sustainable and innovative agri-food system Genomics Food Sustainableagriculture Three Department Projects 2

3 Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department Financial Resources (year 2011) 58 Total financial resources (full costing): 58 M€ 22 Research Projects financed by European Commission are running 18,5 Resources from Third Parties: 18,5 M€ 3

4 Research deliverables (*) Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Number of ISI (*) papers published Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department 4

5 Innovation and Competitiveness 48 Agri-Food Department Patents: Transferred to enterprises: patents concerning plant varieties 15 8 biotechnological products 8 1 technical devices 1 5

6 Objective: To study the genetic and biochemical mechanisms that control the growth, the development and the interaction with the environment in plant, animal and microbial systems. Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department The Department Project “Plant, Animal and Microbial Genomics” Staff195 Researchers110 Four different areas of investigation 1. Genetic characterization of plants and microorganisms 2. Plant developmental and cellular biology, biochemistry and biotechnology 3. Plant-environment interactions 4. Animal genomics and biochemistry 6

7 Population genetics and genomics of forest trees 1.Genetic characterization of plants and microorganisms Genomic characterization of crop plants Epigenetic control of gene expressions Maintenance and management of the germplasm collections Francis Martin et al. Périgord black truffle genome uncovers evolutionary origins and mechanisms of symbiosis Nature 464, (15 April 2010) 7

8 Genetic and environmental control of plant development 2.Plant developmental and cellular biology, biochemistry and biotechnology Storage protein biosynthesis and deposition Production of secondary metabolites and pharmaceutical proteins in plants 8

9 3.Plant-environment interactions Characterization of plant viruses Effects of mycorrhizal symbiosis on plant physiology and plant-pathogen interactions Role of siRNAs in virus infections Plant responses to stresses 9

10 Conservation of animal genetic resources 4. Animal genomics and biochemistry Development of new methods for pathogen identification Genome analysis in cattle and sheep Proteomic analysis of animal tissues and products 10

11 Objective: To develop new diagnostic techniques and new systems and technologies for improving food quality and safety, especially keyed at health and well-being development; and for the knowledge and exploitation of the quality of typical productions. Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department The Department Project “Food” Staff 158 Researchers 94 Five different areas of investigation 1. Characterization of food of the Mediterranean area. 2. Development of emerging methodologies (biosensors, micro and nano-techn) 3. Development of food with high nutraceutical value 4. Study of pathogens (bacteria, moulds) and their metabolites (e.g. mycotoxins) 5. Improving knowledge on food related diseases 11

12 The Department Project “Food” 1. Characterization of food of the Mediterranean area Biochemical, nutritional and biological characterization of foods Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department 12

13 2. Development of emerging methodologies Identification of molecular markers for quality and safety Spectroscopy of absorbance with diffused light Design, production and development of Biochips for food safety and human health Traceability of fresh and processed food (e.g. by isotopic composition of O and C) The Department Project “Food” Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department 13

14 Development of “functional foods” and role of microorgamisms 3.Development of food with high nutraceutical value Nutraceutical development for industrial applications (new tomato hybrids) Recovery of Bioactive Metabolites  Experimental Products  seeds, plants, fresh products, transformed products Design and achievement of new hybrids in experimental fields  Industrially Processed Tomatoes Evaluation of nutritional capacities Lycopene beta-carotene Polyphenols Anthocyanins Vitamins Study of their biological activity The Department Project “Food” Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department 14

15 Novel Integrated Strategies For Worldwide Mycotoxin Reduction in Food and Feed Chains (FP7-KBBE A) 4.Study of pathogens (bacteria, fungi) and their metabolites (e.g. mycotoxins) Zearalenon Toxins T2/HT2 Deoxylnivalenol Fumonisins Control The Department Project “Food” Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department Studies on food safety with emphasis on biological production and risk of derived harmful substances 15

16 5.Improving knowledge on food related diseases Nutrition and metabolism Gut immunobiology Diet and bone metabolism Diet and chemioprevention Regulation of energy omeostasis and obesity Genetic and nutritional markers in the obesity Consumer science Antonio Ottombrino and Mauro Rossi, idea makers of SafecerealS, to produce wheat-based food also for coeliac patients The Department Project “Food” Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department Mainardi M. et al. A sensitive period for environmental regulation of eating behavior and leptin sensitivity PNAS September 21, 2010 vol. 107 no

17 Objective: To improve knowledge of biology of cultivated plants and their interactions with the environment; to develop new research applications fostering sustainability in crop and animal production by innovative and environmental sound practices, and eco-friendly products and processes. Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department The Department Project “Sustainable Agriculture” Staff312 Researchers180 Five different areas of investigation 1. Development of new sustainable systems, processes, methods and practices 2. Conservation and valorization of biological diversity 3. Strengthening of local economies 4. Development and application of new and advanced technologies 5. Study of responses and adaptation to stresses (biotic and abiotic) 17

18 Eco-friendly crop techniques (i.e. organic farming, IPM) 1. Development of new sustainable systems, processes, methods and practices Characterization and optimization of agroforestry and grassland systems Development of breeding methods with reduced environmental impact and considering animal welfare Development of innovative practices in organic aquaculture and eco-friendly fisheries Biomass production and/or recycling for energy and raw materials purposes 18

19 Characterization and conservation of biodiversity profiles of plants, animals and microorganisms, using the most advanced molecular techniques. 2. Conservation and valorization of biological diversity Enhancement of autochthonous plant varieties and ecotypes, and local breeds (landraces), especially in the Mediterranean area 19

20 3. Strengthening of local economies Development of rural areas and their traditions, typical products and local cultures. Regulatory measures for a sustainable agriculture Multifunctional Agriculture Agriculture and common goods 20

21 Sustainability indicators for agro-ecosystems 4. Development and application of new and advanced technologies Precision agriculture and remote sensing Decision support systems Forecasting scenarios definition to assess impact of climate change on agricultural production and quality Probe s.r.l. 21

22 Morphological, functional, biochemical and molecular characterization of defense and adaptation mechanisms. 5. Study of responses and adaptation to stresses (biotic and abiotic) Investigation of plant-soil interactions Assessment of agro-ecosystem capacity to cope with disturbances and extreme events, and to maintain productivity (crop resilience) Development of bio-control, integrated pest management Bonfante P, Requena N. Dating in the dark: how roots respond to fungal signals to establish arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis Curr Opinion in Plant Biol Aug;14(4):

23 Objectives: Genetic and molecular characterization of plants, animals and micro-organisms that are the basis of specific Made in Italy food products, by the most advanced technologies Development of advanced diagnostic network for monitoring quality, safety and traceability of specific food productions in South of Italy and their comparison with those of other countries Identification of new products and / or processes of interest for the national food industry (including hypoallergenic food and / or nutraceutical rich compounds) Enhancement of agrofood production in the South of Italy in relation to the production technologies used and their relationship with the territory Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department The Strategic Project “Agri-food & Made in Italy” 23

24 Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department Collaboration Initiatives with Serbia CNR Institute Contact Person TopicSerbian Partner Status of the initiative IBIMETVieri Regional Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction in South East Europe (UNDP- WMO) Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia (RHMSS) Closed (April 2011) IBIMET IVV Lorenzo Genesio Pierfederico La Notte Twinning Project SR 08 IB AG 02 Capacity Building and Technical Support for the Renewal of Viticulture Zoning and for the System of Designation for Wine with Geographical Indications Short term technical assistance and coordination of the team of STEs on Zoning Ministry of Agriculture; University of Belgrad on going (end in July 2013) IBIMET Francesca Rapparini Plant hormones as the indicators of heavy metal pollution in tree species University of Novi Sad Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment (ILFE) researcher exchanges Institute of Science of Food Productio n (ISPA) Angelo Visconti r.it Setting up the innovation support mechanisms and increasing awareness on the potential of Food Innovation and RTD in the South-East Europe area Institute of Food Technology (FINS), Novi Sad South East Europe - Transnational Cooperation Programme 24

25 Istituto di Virologia Vegetale U.O.S. Bari La Notte Pierfederico INTERREG IIIA IPA Transfrontaliero Adriatico “Valorization, sanitation and production of local vines and wines“ (2005/2007). University of Novi Sad Faculty of Agriculture, Institute of Plant protection and the Environment of Belgrade Closed (2005/2007) Istituto di Virologia Vegetale U.O.S. Bari La Notte Pierfederico Component of the tutorial commission for a PhD in Viticulture (PhD Student Mr Bojan Mandic) University of Novi SadIn process Istituto di Virologia Vegetale U.O.S. Bari La Notte Pierfederico Preparation and submission of Project proposal. “Protection from genetic erosion through rescue and Valorization of Autochthonous Grape germplasm Resources (Pro.V.A.G.Re)” - IPA Adriatic Cross- border Cooperation Programme (I call 2009). 1. University of Novi Sad Faculty of Agriculture, 2. University of Belgrade Faculty of Agriculture, 3. Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Forestry and Water Management Republic of Serbia Project not funded Istituto di Virologia Vegetale U.O.S. Bari La Notte Pierfederico “Research Potential in Integrated Pest Management, Quarantine and Certification of Mediterranean Crops” – REQUACEMED, Interreg Program BCE Trans-border Adriatic, 2nd call November Institute of Plant protection and the Environment of Belgrade, 2. University of Novi Sad Faculty of Agriculture Project not funded Collaboration Initiatives with Serbia Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department 25

26 Istituto di Chimica Biomolecolare (ICB) Dr.ssa TOMMONARO Giuseppina e Dr. DE ROSA Salvatore Derivatives of Avarol: chemical synthesis and biological activities Dr. PEJIN Boris, Faculty of Chemistry-University of Belgrade; Dr. PEJIN worked at ICB supported by fellowships; Contacts by e- mail; several joined papers on international journal; Bio and Agri-Food Sciences Department Collaboration Initiatives with Serbia 26

27 Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Dipartimento di Scienze bio-agroalimentari Piazzale Aldo Moro, Roma Direttore:dr. Francesco Loreto tel.: web:http://www.daa.cnr.ithttp://www.daa.cnr.it 27


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