Team

Landau Network – Centro Volta

Maurizio Martellini – EUBARnet Project Director

Maurizio Martellini
Maurizio Martellini is Secretary General of the Landau Network-Centro Volta , Executive Secretary of the International Working Group (IWG), Professor of Physics at the University of Insubria (Como, Italy) and Member of the Pugwash General Conferences. He published in the fields of fundamental physics on specialized journals and authored about a hundred articles on national and international geopolitical and international affairs. He is an advisor of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a member of the Scientific Council of Limes – The Italian Review of Geopolitics. As Secretary General of LNCV, Prof. Martellini organized International Conferences, Schools and Workshops and edited publications as well as specific Case Studies. His fields of Research and Analysis are: methods in theoretical and nuclear physics; global issues concerning energy efficiency, military conversion (dual-use technologies), management and disposal of radioactive waste; scientific and technological aspects concerning international security, CBRN disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation issues; internationalization of Science and Technology as a tool of multilateral cooperative diplomacy.

Giulio M. Mancini – EUBARnet Project Coordinator

Giulio M. Mancini
Giulio Mancini is a researcher and Program Manager at the Landau Network-Centro Volta, on CBRN weapons nonproliferation, prevention and disarmament, biosafety/biosecurity enhancement tools and policies, and scientists engagement initiatives in policy issues. He coordinates LNCV projects on Biosecurity and Dual Use Education, and collaborates in other projects on international science engagement including assessing activities related to the G8 Global Partnership against the Spread of WMD. He holds an MSc in International Relations and European Integration and a BSc in Political Science, and is currently pursuing a Mphil.

Malcolm Dando

Malcolm Dando
Malcolm Dando is Professor of International Security at the University of Bradford. A biologist by original training, his main research interest is in the preservation of the prohibitions embodied in the Chemical Weapons Convention and the Biological Weapons Convention at a time of rapid scientific and technological change in the life sciences. His recent publications include Deadly Cultures: Biological Weapons Since 1945 (Harvard University Press, 2006), which he edited with Mark Wheelis and Lajos Rozsa.

James Revill

James Revill
Dr James Revill is a Research Fellow at SPRU looking at the Science and Technology Review process within the Biological Weapons Convention. Over the course of completing his PhD, and prior to joining the Harvard Sussex Program on Chemical and Biological Weapons, he worked as a consultant to the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research and completed research fellowships with the Landau Network Centro Volta in Italy and the Bradford Disarmament Research Centre in the UK. Revill’s research interests focus on the evolution of the biological weapons treaty regime, especially analysis of the ‘Inter-sessional Process’, science, technology and knowledge, as well as awareness raising efforts amongst life scientists.

Angeles Cuadrado Ruiz

Angeles Cuadrado Ruiz
Angeles Cuadrado Ruiz has a Law Degree and a Doctoral Degree in Criminal Law, both from the University of Sevilla. She currently is Full Professor at the Department of Penal Law at the University of Granada, after being Associated Professor until 2003 at the Department of Penal Law of the University of Sevilla. She organized several scientific Meetings on legal and social aspects, both in Spain and abroad. She published extensively on international and national legal problems, and on broader social issues, including recently on the legal implications of the development of biological weapons.

Alessandro Fasani

Alessandro Fasani
Alessandro Fasani collaborates with the LNCV as Project Assistant in the framework of the LNCV Science and Technology for Non Proliferation Programme. He collaborates in the organization of projects of international cooperation and assist in data gathering for policy and research projects. He is interested in international CBRN security and cybersecurity. He holds a BA in Interpreting and Communication from IULM University in Italy and a MA in International Relations from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan.

Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra

Helena Freitas

Helena Freitas
Helena Freitas is Full Professor of Ecology in the Department of Life Sciences of the University of Coimbra, Portugal. She is currently Director of the University’s Botanical Garden. She is coordinator of the Centre for Functional Ecology, a research unit aiming at the study and functioning of Mediterranean ecosystem; ecology and management of exotic and invasive species and plant traits, diversity and conservation. She is currently President of the Portuguese Ecological Society and Vice-President of the European Federation of Ecology.

Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro

Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro
Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro, was educated at the Aveiro University, Portugal, from which he received his Master Science Degree in 1994, Coimbra University, Portugal, where he received his Doctorate (PhD) in Ecology in 1999 and Universidade Aberta, Portugal, where he received his Aggregation in Biology in 2006. He holds an Assistant Professor teaching position at the Universidade Aberta (Assistant Professor with Aggregation and Tenure), Portugal, in the Department of Exact Sciences and Technology, where he teaches Environmental Education, Biology, Biodiversity and Research Methodologies. He is Senior Researcher at the Centre for Functional Ecology of Coimbra University where he is the Coordinator of the Group Ecology and Society .

João Loureiro

João Loureiro
João Loureiro is Assistant Professor at the Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra His main research focus is on plant DNA flow cytometry

Andreia Jorge

Andreia Jorge
Andreia Jorge has a Biology degree and is completing a Master in Plant Biodiversity at the Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra.

Department of Animal and Human Biology of the University of Turin

Isabelle Perroteau

Isabelle Perroteau
Main projects: Neuregulin and ErbB tyrosine kinase receptor signal transduction; Schwann cell proliferation and early migration along muscle-vein-combined grafts used to bridge sciatic nerve defect in rat.

Tiziana Schillirò

Tiziana Schillirò
Researcher and teacher in Hygiene; Laboratory Safety; Hygiene, Epidemiology and Environmental Economy; Quality Control. Department of Public Health and Microbiology.

Maurizio Balistreri

Maurizio Balistreri
Maurizio Balistreri is Professor of Bioethics at University of Torino. His research focus include ethical and legal questions of new biotechnologies, bioethics. He is responsible of the scientific secretariat of the Bioethics Commitee of the University of Torino.

Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Uppsala University

Margareta Krabbe

Margareta Krabbe
Margareta Krabbe, PhD received her undergraduate education in Biology and Chemistry at Uppsala University and a PhD in Microbiology 1997. After three years post-doctoral studies in the USA, three years in the Biotechnology industry, Margareta now holds a senior lecturer teaching position at the Biological Education Center at Uppsala University. She is the programme director for three master programmes; Biotechnology Engineering, Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.

Frida Kuhlau

Frida Kuhlau
Frida Kuhlau is PhD candidate in Bioethics at the University of Uppsala. She holds a degree in Political Science and was previously working in a project on chemical and biological warfare at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) (2001-2007). Her main area of interest is how means and methods in bioethics can be used to prevent proliferation of biological weapons.

Department of Biology, University of Milan

M. Daniela Candia Carnevali

M. Daniela Candia Carnevali
M.Daniela Candia Carnevali (MDCC) is Fullprofessor of Animal Biology at UNIMI. She is Head of Department of Biology, Delegate of the Rector for international student mobility and Coordinator of the Master Course BIOEVO (Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology). She has been also for many years (2004-2011) Chair of the National Biology Council – CBUI (Association of Coordinators of Bachelor and Master Courses in Biology of the Italian Universities). She has been involved in many international programs: recently in Italy-Iraq cooperation projects as Coordinator of Summer Schools and Intensive Courses addressed to the Internationalization of the Iraqi Institutional-Scientific Structures (2008, 2009, 2010). She is responsible of research projects financed by Italian Ministries and Foundations, EU community, etc. Her teaching and research activity (documented by more than 200 papers published in peer review international journals) is mainly addressed to Animal biology and physiology, and to Environmental biology, with a recent focus on problems of Biosecurity and Biosafety.

Maria Pasini

Maria Pasini
Maria Enrica Pasini is Assistant professor of Comparative Anatomy and Cytology at UNIMI. She has been involved in many international scientific programs: in S&T cooperation Italy-Japan, Italy-China and recently in Italy-Iraq cooperation projects. She is involved in research projects financed by Italian Ministries and Foundations. Her teaching and research activity (documented by papers published in relevant international journals) is mainly addressed to Comparative Anatomy and Cytology, and to the biology of reproduction, with a recent focus on problems of Biosecurity and Biosafety.