Stefano Bertacchi


PhD Student – Converging Technologies for Biomolecular Systems (TeCSBi)

Research activities and skills

Development of biorefineries based on microbial cell factories and residual biomasses for the production of fine and bulk chemicals, such as carotenoids. Industrial biotechnology, microbial biotechnology, yeast fermentation, enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomasses, metabolic engineering and genetic modification, biomaterials, bioprospecting, waste valorization, bioeconomy. Science communication and outreach activities.

Most Relevant Publication

Bertacchi, S., Pagliari, S., Cantù, C., Bruni, I., Labra, M., & Branduardi, P. (2021). Enzymatic Hydrolysate of Cinnamon Waste Material as Feedstock for the Microbial Production of Carotenoids. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(3), 1146.

Bertacchi, S. (2021) Piccoli geni - Alla scoperta dei microrganismi. HOEPLI EDITORE ISBN 8820399962

Bertacchi, S., Bettiga, M., Porro, D., & Branduardi, P. (2020). Camelina sativa meal hydrolysate as sustainable biomass for the production of carotenoids by Rhodosporidium toruloides. Biotechnology for biofuels, 13(1), 1-10.

Brambilla, M., Martani, F., Bertacchi, S., Vitangeli, I., & Branduardi, P. (2019). The Saccharomyces cerevisiae poly (A) binding protein (Pab1): Master regulator of mRNA metabolism and cell physiology. Yeast, 36(1), 23-34.

Magoni, C., Campanaro, A., Galimberti, A., Pesciaroli, C., Bertacchi, S., Branduardi, P., & Labra, M. (2018). RRI Approach for Development and Acceptance of Novel Fish Feed Formulations in Aquaculture. In Governance and Sustainability of Responsible Research and Innovation Processes (pp. 65-70). Springer, Cham.

Bertacchi, S. (2017). Geneticamente modificati - Viaggio nel mondo delle biotecnologie. HOEPLI EDITORE ISBN 882037983X

Martani, F., Marano, F., Bertacchi, S., Porro, D., & Branduardi, P. (2015). The Saccharomyces cerevisiae poly (A) binding protein Pab1 as a target for eliciting stress tolerant phenotypes. Scientific reports, 5, 18318.