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Place of work: School of Science Biology,Milan uni, Milan,Italy
Field of study: Monogeneans
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Curriculum Vitae(Resume)

Personal information:

Fax number:  02 64483450

Phone number: 02 64483417; 3497885788

Contact address:

- Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano Italy.

Academic education:

-PhD. : Analysis and Management of aquatic ecosystems, University of Milano/Milano, Italy.

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Membership in societies:

- Member of Italian Society of Parassitology.
– Italian Society of Ecology

Current position:

Work experiences:

- Researcher of Ecology School of Science Biology.

Research interests:

- Analysis and management of  freshwater ecosystems.

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Publications (Journals):

1-  Galli, P., Crosa, G., Occhipinti, A. (1998)Heavy metals concentrations in acanthocephalans parasites compared to their fish host,  Chemosphere., 37, pp. 2983-2988.

2- Galli, P., Mariniello, L., Crosa, G., Ortis, M., Occhipinti, Ambrogi, A.,  D’Amelio, S. (1998) Populations of Acanthocephalus anguillae and Pomphorhynchus laevis in rivers with different condition of pollution, Journal of Helminthology., 72, pp.  331-335.

3- Manfredi  M. T., Crosa G., Galli P., Ganduglia S. (2000) Distribution of Anisakis simplex in fish caught in the Ligurian Sea. Parasitology Research. 86: 551-553.

4- Galli, P., Crosa, G., Bertoglio, S., Mariniello, L., Ortis, M.,  D’Amelio, S. (2000) Populations of Lamproglena pulchella von Nordmann, 1832 (Copepoda: Eudactylinidae) in cyprinid fish in rivers with different pollution levels, Journal of Applied Ichthyology., 17, pp.  93-96.

5- Galli P., Crosa G., Mariniello L., Ortis M. and D’Amelio S. (2001)Water quality as a determinant of fish parasite communities. Hydrobiologia., 452, pp. 173-179.

6- Galli, P., Crosa, G., Gentilli, A.,  Santagostino, M. (2001) New geographical records of parasitic nematodes from Bufo bufo in Italy,  Parassitologia., 43, pp.  147-149.

7- Galli, P., Stefani, F., Zaccara, S.,  Crosa, G. ( 2002) occurence of Monogenea in Italian freshwater fish (Po river basin), Parassitologia., 44, pp. 189-187.

8- Lalumera, G., Calamari, D., Galli, P., Castiglioni,  P., Crosa, G., Fanelli, R. (2004) Investigation on environmental occurrence and effects of antibiotics  used in aquaculture in Italy,  Chemosphere., 54, pp. 661-668.

9- Galli, P., Stefani, F., Benzoni, F., Crosa, G.,  Zullini, A. (2003) A New records for Italy of alien monogeneans from Lepomis gibbosus and Silurus glanis, Parassitologia., 45, pp. 147-149.

10- Stefani, F., Galli, P., Crosa, G., Zaccara, S., Calamari, D.  (2003) Alpine and Apennine barriers determining the differentiation of the rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus L.) in the Italian peninsula  Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 13, pp. 1-8.

11- Zaccara S., Stefani F., Galli P., Nardi P,  A.,  Crosa, G. (2004) Taxonomic implications in conservation management of white-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobius pallipes) (Decapoda, Astacidae) in Northern Italy,  Biological conservation., 120, pp.  1-10.

12-  Stefani, F., Galli, P., Zaccara, S.,  Crosa, G. (2004) Genetic variability and phylogeography of the cyprinid Telestes muticellus within the Italian peninsula as revealed by mitochondrial DNA,  Journal of Zoological Systematic and Evolution Research., 42, pp.  323–331.

13-  Strona, G., Stefani, F., Benzoni, F., Galli, P. (2005) Morphometric discriminant analysis for the classification of Diplectanum (Monogenea: monopisthocotylea), parasites of Sphyraena flavicauda, Parassitologia., 47, pp. 237-239.

14- Galli,  P., Stefani, F., Benzoni, F.,  Zullini , A. (2005) Introduction of alien host–parasite complexes in a natural environment and the symbiota concept,  Hydrobiologia., 548, pp.  293–299.

15-  Crosa, G., Froebrich, J., Nikolayenko, V., Stefani, F., Galli, P., Calamari, D. (2006) Spatial and seasonal variations in the water quality of the Amu Darya River (Central Asia),  Water research., 40, pp. 2237-2245.

16- Galli, P., Strona, G., Villa, A, M., Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Doglia, S, M.,  Kritsky, D. (2006) Three-Dimensional Imaging of Monogenoidean Sclerites By Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy,  Journal of Parasitology., 92, pp.  395-399.

17-  Kritsky, D. C., Galli, P., , Tingbao, Y. (2007) Dactylogyrids (Monogenoidea) Parasitizing the Gills of Spinefoots (Teleostei, Siganidae): Proposal of Glyphidohaptor n. gen., with Description of Two New Species from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, and Redescription of G. plectocirra (Paperna, 1972) comb. n. from Ras Mohammed National Park, Egypt, Journal of Parasitology., 93, pp. 39-46.

18-  Kritsky, D. C.,  Galli, P. (2007) Dactylogyrids (Monogenoidea) Parasitizing the Gills of Spinefoots (Teleostei: Siganidae): Revision of Pseudohaliotrema, with Redescriptions of P. sphincteroporus and P. molnari from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia,  Comparative Parasitology., 74, pp.  9–22.

19-  Kritsky, C. D., Galli, P, . Tingbao, Y. (2007) Dactylogyrids (Monogenoidea) Parasitizing the Gills of Spinefoots (Teleostei, Siganidae): Revision of Tetrancistrum Goto and Kikuchi, 1917, with descriptions of T. strophosolenum and T. yamagutii sp. n. from Siganus spp. from the Red Sea and Celebes,  Journal Natural History., 41, pp. 1513-1551.

20-  Benzoni, F., Stefani,  F., Stolarski,  J., Pichon,  M., Mitta,  G., Galli,  P. (2007) Debating phylogenetic relationships of the scleractinian Psammocora: molecular and morphological evidences, Contributions to Zoology,  76, pp. 33-52.

21- Galli,  P., Strona, G., Benzoni, F.,  Stefani, F. (2007) Monogenoids From Freshwater Fish in Italy, With Comments On Alien Species,  Comparative Parasitology., 74, pp. 264–272.

22- Galli, P., Strona, G., Villa, A. M., Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Kritsky, D.C. (2007) Two-Dimensional Versus Three-Dimensional Morphometry of Monogenoidean Sclerites, International Journal for Parasitology., 37, pp. 449-456.

23-  Galli, P., Benzoni, F., Strona, G., Stefani, F.,  Kritsky, D. C. (2007) Monogenoidean parasites of fishes associated with coral reefs in the Ras Mohammed National Park, Egypt: preliminary results,  Helminthologia., 44, pp. 76-79.

24-  Galli, P., Kritsky, D. C. (2008) Three New Species of Protogyrodactylus (Monogenoidea, Dactylogyridae) from the Gills of the Longtail Silverbiddy, Gerres longirostris (Teleostei: Gerreidae) in the Red Sea,  Systematic Parasitology., 69, pp. 221-231.

25- Stefani, F., Benzoni, F., Pichon, M., Cancelliere, C.,   Galli, P. (2008) A multidisciplinary approach to the definition of species boundaries of the branching species of the coral genus Psammocora (Cnidaria, Scleractinia), Zoologica Scripta., 37(1),pp. 71-91.

26- Stefani, F., Benzoni, F., Pichon, M., Mitta ., Galli, P. (2008) Genetic and morphometric evidence for unresolved species boundaries in the coral genus Psammocora (Cnidaria; Scleractinia), Hydrobiologia., 596, pp. 153-172.

27- Zenetos, A., Meriç, E., Verlaque, M., Galli, P., Boudouresque, C.F., Giangrande, A., Çinar, M. E., Bilecenoğlu, M. (2008)  Additions to the annotated list of marine alien biota in the mediterranean with special emphasis on foraminifera and parasites, Mediterranean Marine Science., 9, pp. 119-164.

28- Gallina, E., Strona, G., Galli, P. (2008). Thaparocleidus siluri, monogenoidean  parasite of Silurus glanis: a new record from Italy”, Parassitologia.,  (in press).

29- Aquaro, G., Riva, C., Galli, P. (2009) Monogenoids from the gills of Acanthopagrus bifasciatus (Forsskål, 1775) (Perciformes: Sparidae) of the Red Sea, Egypt with the description of Lamellodiscus donatellae sp. n. (Diplectanidae), Comparative Parasitology., (in press).

30- Strona, G., Stefani, F., Galli, P. (2009) Field preservation of monogenean parasites for molecular and morphological analyses,  Parasitol International., 58, pp. 51-4.

31- Galli, P., Strona, G., Giovannoni,  R.,  Lavitrano, M. (2009) Head glands of monogenoidea: morphology, functionality and potentialities in industrial production of surgery bioadhesives, Journal of Parasitology., 95, pp. 1330–1341

32-  Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Pichon, M., Galli, P. (2009) The name game: morpho-molecular species boundaries in the genus Psammocora (Cnidaria, Scleractinia), Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society., (in press).

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Foreign languages proficiency:

-Italian :   Native



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