Environmental microbiomes: from microbial ecology to ecosystem services

A.Y. 2020/2021
Lesson for
Overall hours
Lesson period
January 2021
The course will introduce the metagenomic methodologies applied to the study of environmental microbial communities with the aim of evaluating their role in environmental ecosystems and their potential for environmental biotechnologies. The lessons will focus on the diversity and dynamics of microbiomes associated to plants, insects, soil, water, cultural heritage and environmental biofilm, and their exploitation in plant growth promotion, plant protection, bioremediation.
General Microbiology
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in June 2021, until 25 May 2021
  • for courses starting in July 2021, until 25 June 2021
  • for courses starting in September 2021, until 30 August 2021.

Enrolment deadlines for courses starting in subsequent months will be announced shortly.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


For help please contact phd@unimi.it

everyday under appointment
office: via Mangiagalli 25, 3rd floor, Environmental Microbiology Section
Mondays 14:00-15:00 (by email appointment)
Room 3019, 3rd floor, Via Mangiagalli 25
By appointment
DEFENS-Environmental Microbiology, Via Mangiagalli 25, 3rd floor
every day by appointment
DeFENS, via Mangiagalli 25, Milano - room 3023