Beatrice Boniotti is the head of the Department of Applied Biological Technologies at the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia ed Emilia Romagna (IZSLER).

She is involved in the development, standardization, and validation of molecular diagnostic methods aimed at detecting, identifying, and characterizing etiological agents. Her research at IZSLER is primarily focused on genotyping of bacteria and sequencing of viral genomes, for epidemiological purposes and to study the molecular basis for viral and bacterial pathogenesis. Since 2017, she has served as the contact point for the WOAH Collaborating Centre for a Veterinary Biological Biobank and is responsible for the IZSLER Biobank and Cell Substrate Laboratory. Since 2022, she has been in charge of the Italian Reference Laboratory for Bovine tuberculosis.

Prior to joining IZSLER, she conducted research at CBMSO in Madrid (Spain), where she investigated the plant cell cycle using the A. thaliana model.

Beatrice Boniotti earned her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Milan University and her doctorate in Applied Genetics, also at Milan University.

She is the co-author of more than 95 original papers in International Journals with Impact Factor.