Education, titles and awards:
1981: Laurea degree in Biology with honors (University of Pisa) and Diplome in Biology (Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa).
1987: Ph.D. in Plant Biology.
1994: "Abilitation aux fonctions de Professeur" in the French Universities. Sectors Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Physiology.
2014: Habilitation as full professor in the Italian Universities. Sectors Plant Physiology, Plant Genetics, Molecular Biology and Applied Biology.
2016: Award of the Italian Minister of Culture for Biology and its applications, awarded by the Italian Academy of Sciences.
1983-1985: Research fellow at the Istituto di Mutagenesi e Differenziamento of the Italian National Research Council, Pisa.
1985-86: Postdoctoral fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA.
1987-88: Postdoctoral fellow, Univ. of Pennsylvania, PA, USA.
Since 1988: Research scientist (since 2003 Research Director) at ENEA. From 2010 to 2015: Head of the Green Biotechnology laboratory, ENEA.
2020: Elected member of the ENEA Board of Directors.
Dr Giuliano's research group has a long-standing experience in plant carotenoid biosynthesis, genomics and metabolic engineering. Since 1991 has received of 23 Italian and 14 European research grants. Presently, the group participates in the current EU projects:
Linking genetic resources, genomes and phenotypes of Solanaceous crops (G2P-SOL)
Developing Multipurpose Nicotiana Crops for Molecular Farming using New Plant Breeding Techniques (NEWCOTIANA)
Dr Giuliano is co-author of over 100 peer-reviewed papers and 3 international patents (Google Scholar profile).
Deputy section editor of BMC Plant Biology.
Chair, 2018 Gordon Conference on Carotenoids.