PlantStressLab - Andrea Schubert

Professor in Plant Physiology. My expertise covers molecular and physiological responses to combined stress, stress-responsive sRNAs, and biosynthesis of flavonoids in crop plants such as grape and tomato. I am also concerned with the implications of these processes in the optimisation of plant growing and fruit processing techniques. I am a co-founder of Grape Srl and of StrigoLab Srl.

Recent coordinated projects

INTEFLAVI: An integrated approach to the control of flavescence dorée in grapevine
H2020 TOMRES: A novel and integrated approach to increase multiple and combined stress tolerance in plants using tomato as a model
PRIMA VEG-ADAPT: Adapting Mediterranean vegetable crops to climate change-induced multiple stress

Recent publications

Pagliarani C, Gambino G, Ferrandino A, Chitarra W, Vrhovsek U, Cantù D, Palmano S, Marzachì C, Schubert A 2020 - Molecular memory of Flavescence doree phytoplasma in recovering grapevines - Horticultural Research 7:126Santoro V, Schiavon M, Gresta F, Ertani A, Cardinale F, Sturrock CJ, Celi L, Schubert A 2020 - Strigolactones Control Root System Architecture and Tip Anatomy in Solanum lycopersicum L. Plants under P Starvation - Plants 9:612Ferrero M, Pagliarani C, Novák O, FerrandinoA, Cardinale F, Visentin I, Schubert A (2018) Exogenous strigolactone interacts with abscisic acid mediated accumulation of anthocyanins in grapevine berries. J Exp Bot 69 2391-2401Matus J, Cavallini E,; Loyola R, Holl J, Finezzo L, Dal Santo S, Vialet S, Commisso M, Roman F, Schubert A, Alcalde JA, Bogs J, Ageorges A, Tornielli GB, Arce-Johnson P, (2017) A group of grapevine MYBA transcription factors located in chromosome 14 control anthocyanin synthesis in vegetative organs with different specificities compared to the berry color locus. Plant J 91:220-236Pagliarani C, Vitali M, Ferrero M, Vitulo N, Incarbone M, Lovisolo C, Valle G, Schubert A (2017) The accumulation of miRNAs differentially modulated by drought stress is affected by grafting in grapevine - Plant Physiol. 173: 2180-2195