Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN-EID) INTERFUTURE grant infomation:

Call: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016

Grant Agreement: n. 722642

Title project: From microbial interactions to new-concept biopesticides and biofertilizers

Coordinator: Michele Perazzolli

Funding: EU under project number H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016 - 722642

Timeframe: 01.12.2016-31.05.2021

University/Department: Fondazione Edmund Mach, Department of Sustainable Agroecosystems and Bioresources

Network Partners: Fondazione Edmund Mach (Coordinator), Italy; University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France; University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences , Austria; University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK; University of Molise, Italy; BIOBEST, Belgium; BIPA NV, Belgium; INOQ GmbH, Germany; Azotic Technologies Ltd, UK; De Ceuster Meststoffen NV (DCM), Belgium; e-nema GmbH, germany; University of Trento, Italy


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ESR position 9

ESR position 9 – “Selection of MOs to develop new tools for the management of Drosophila suzukii”:

  • Host Institute: University of Molise (Campobasso, Italy)
  • Secondment at: BioBest (Westerlo, Belgium)
  • PhD Enrolment: University of Molise (Campobasso, Italy)
  • Work Package(s) to which it is related: WP1 (ecology and volatile organic compounds), WP3 (prototype development)   
Amani Alawamleh

Amani Alawamleh

Contact information

phone: +39 388 803 0515



Research activity

Selection of MOs to develop new tools for the management of the invasive pest Drosophila suzukii.

Research interests

Insect chemical ecology, bioactive VOCs, integrated pest management, sustainable agriculture, development of new trapping systems for pest management, bioproducts registration and industrial production.

Short CV description

  • Since September 2017: PhD student at the University of Molise, Italy under the supervision of Prof. Antonio De Cristofaro 
  • 2013-2017: work experience as entomologist at Phytosanitary Laboratories and Plant Protection Department at Ministry of Agriculture, Jordan 
  • 2011-2013: Master of Science in Integrated Pest Management of Mediterranean Fruit Trees at CIHEAM/MAI-Bari, Italy. Master thesis is about the ecological and biological studies of the African fig fly Zaprionus indianus in Jordan
  • 2004-2011: work experience in pesticides residues analysis at Ministry of Agriculture, Jordan