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Fabio Fiorani

Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

Fabio Fiorani
State-of-the-art and applications of plant phenotyping platforms

Fabio Fiorani studied Agricultural Sciences at the University of Milan, Italy and received his Ph.D in plant eco-physiology from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. He then continued his post-doctoral studies at Duke University, Durham NC, USA and at Plant Systems Biology, VIB, Ghent, Belgium thanks to a Marie Curie fellowship.After an experience in the biotechnology sector at BASF Plant Sciences, Cropdesign, Ghent, Belgium, he moved to Forschungszentrum Jülich, Plant Sciences, Germany, and became group leader of the Jülich Plant Phenotyping Center. He is currently principal investigator for national projects focusing on the development of novel plant phenotyping research infrastructure (German Plant Phenotyping Network – DPPN) and participated in international programs providing access to this infrastructure (European Plant Phenotyping Network – EPPN and EPPN2020).Throughout his career he focused on quantitative analyses of plant growth and resource allocation in response to growth-limiting abiotic factors and the development of non-invasive methodologies for application in plant physiology.

In his keynote lecture he will provide an overview of platforms and methodologies for plant phenomics in controlled environment and field research that can be leveraged today to harness and characterize genetic diversity and phenotypic plasticity to the environment.