Andrea Galimberti


Assistant Professor in Zoology at the University of Milano-Bicocca.

Research activities and skills

Study functional biodiversity, including agroecosystems, to assess and improve sustainability of food production. Adoption of DNA-based markers and innovative molecular technologies for animal identification and traceability in food matrices.

Most Relevant Publication

Valentini, P., Galimberti, A., Mezzasalma, V., De Mattia, F., Casiraghi, M., Labra, M., & Pompa, P. P. (2017). DNA barcoding meets nanotechnology: development of a smart universal tool for food authentication. Angewandte Chemie.

Mazzamuto, M. V., Galimberti, A., Cremonesi, G., Pisanu, B., CHAPUIS, J. L., Stuyck, J., ... & Wauters, L. A. (2016). Preventing species invasion: A role for integrative taxonomy?. Integrative zoology, 11(3), 214-228.

Galimberti, A., Spinelli, S., Bruno, A., Mezzasalma, V., Mattia, F., Cortis, P., & Labra, M. (2016). Evaluating the efficacy of restoration plantings through DNA barcoding of frugivorous bird diets. Conservation Biology, 30(4), 763-773.

Galimberti, A., Sandionigi, A., Bruno, A., Bruni, I., Barbuto, M., Casiraghi, M., & Labra, M. (2015). Towards a universal molecular approach for the quality control of new foodstuffs. Advances in Food Biotechnology, 37.

Galimberti, A., De Mattia, F., Bruni, I., Scaccabarozzi, D., Sandionigi, A., Barbuto, M., & Labra, M. (2014). A DNA barcoding approach to characterize pollen collected by honeybees. PloS one, 9(10), e109363.

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