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Public Education and Research Institution, Italy
The University of Padova started its multidisciplinary development in 1222 and it is autonomous since 1995. Current statistics indicate 61000 and 4281 personnel units. The partner team components are affiliated to the Department of Biology, the Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food science and the Italian National Reference Laboratory for mollusc diseases. The partner team can assure histo-pathological and molecular diagnosis of bivalve pathogens and it has experience in advanced procedures typical of functional genomics and population genetics.