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Mr Dellisanti graduated in MSc Marine Biology at University of Bologna (Italy) in 2012 with a thesis in collaboration with Laboratoire Oceanologique de Villefranche sur mer (France). He was awarded the Research Fellowship at Water Research Institute - National Council of Research of Rome (Italy) in 2013 and at National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics of Trieste (Italy) in 2015 to study the effect of organic pollutants on marine microbial processes and the transfer of pathogenic microorganisms via ballast water, respectively. In 2017, he joined the State Key Laboratory in Marine Pollution at City University of Hong Kong as Senior Research Associate and was awarded the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (2017-2020) in Biomedical Sciences. 
Scuba Diving Instructor and scientific educator, the current research is focusing on coral physiology and microbes associated in response to natural fluctuations and anthropogenic stressors.