Margherita Sosio

Microbiology Director

Work Package 3 leader.

Margherita Sosio received her doctoral degree in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Milan and did postdoctoral work at  ETH in Zuerich. For over 20 years her research interests have focussed on antibiotics and antibiotic producing strains, contributing to novel antibiotic production processes, assay development for antibiotic discovery, isolation of novel taxa of antibiotic producers and actinomycete genomics. During the past 10 years, she has also managed groups of different sizes working on several related topics. Margherita Sosio is the author of over 60 publications and patent applications in the field of antibiotics.