University of Bari Aldo
Rosa Zupa graduated in Biology at the University of Bari Aldo Moro (Italy) and, subsequently, she get a 2nd level degree in Marine Biochemistry and Biotechnologies applied to Fisheries and Aquaculture and a PhD in Human and Animal Reproduction, at the same University. At present, she works as a researcher at the Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation - Section of Veterinary Clinics and Animal Production of the University of Bari Aldo. Her research activity is focused on teleost reproductive biology. In particular, she studies the effect of confinement in captivity on gametogenesis in teleost species candidate to aquaculture, such as the Atlantic Bluefin tuna and greater amberjack. Her expertise includes analysis of germ cells cell proliferation and apoptosis.
Fish reproductive biology; fish gametogenesis; effects of confinement on fish gametogenesis