Massimo Iorizzo

Associate Professor, Small Fruit and Vegetable Breeding and Genomics, Department of Horticultural Science

Ph.D. University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy)
M.S. University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy)

Campus Address:
600 Laureate Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081

Lab Personnel:
Marti Pottorff, Research Scholar
Molla Fentie Mengist, Postdoctoral Researcher
Heeduk Oh, Graduate Student
Ashley Yow, Graduate Student

More information about Massimo Iorizzo

Dr. Massimo Iorizzo’s research focuses on genetics, genomics, germplasm improvement and breeding of small fruits (strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, etc.) and vegetable crops. He researches the health-promoting phytoactive compounds inherent in fruits and vegetables, while also investigating strategies for selecting, concentrating and preserving these phytochemicals.


Curriculum Vitae

Massimo Iorizzo