Vittoria Locato is Associate Professor of Plant Physiology at Campus Bio-Medico of Rome University (CBM) from 2018. She has obtained a Master Degree in Biological Sciences cum laude (2003) and a Doctorate in Physiology and Cell Biotechnology (2008) from University of Bari. During an international collaboration with prof. Christine Foyer's group, she worked 6 month at the Rothamsted Research Institute, UK (2006-2007). Then, she moved to CBM where she firstly had a post-doc position (2008-2010) and then obtained a permanent position as researcher (2010-2018). She is author of 32 publication with IF.