Prof. LuisaPistelli, doctor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, is Full Professorin Pharmaceutical Biology at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa,Italy. She iscurrently teaching ‘Plant Biology’, ‘Botanicals and Herbal Products’, and‘Medicinal Plant Biotechnology’ at the University of Pisa. She was tutor ofmore than 150 students during the preparation of their degree thesis and of 10PhD students in “Sciences of drug and bioactive substances” - University ofPisa.She wasPresident of the Herbal Technology Degree Course (University of Pisa, Italy)from 2001 to 2009, and the Coordinator of all the President of Italian HerbalTechnology degree courses (CO.N.P.T.ER.) from 2006 to 2009 and now continued tobe the Vice President. She was Director in the Master course on “Medicinal andAromatic Plants” in the University of Pisa from 2008 to 2013. Prof. LuisaPistelli is the current President of the Italian Society of Phytochemistry(SIF, www.phytosif.it
) and a member of several important scientificnational and international societies: Italian Botanical Society (SBI),Phytochemical Society of Europe (PSE), Italian Phytotherapy Society (SiFit) andThe Italian Society of Essential oil Research (SIROE). She is member of the Accademiadei Georgofili – Florence (Italy)She publishedmore than 210 publications in international journals on Pharmaceutical Biology,Phytochemistry, and Medicinal Plant Biotechnology.