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Associate Professor, General Microbiology

Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability

University of Parma


Francesca Turroni is Associate Professor of Microbiology at the University of Parma, Italy. She received her Ph.D. in Food Sciences and Technology at the University of Parma, Italy, in 2010. She did postdoctoral research work at the School of Microbiology and APC Microbiome Institute, National University of Ireland, Cork (Ireland) before joining the faculty at the University of Parma in 2015. Her research is focused on investigations of the microbe–microbe as well as host-microbe interactions that occur in the human gut and that impact on (gut) health.

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