Category: clelia giacobini

Clelia
Giacobini
(1931-2010)
was an Italian scientist. She was a pioneer of microbiology applied to conservation
and restoration.

She obtained her PhD
from the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France, and went on to work in the
laboratory of Microbiology at ICR Rome. Her work was instrumental in uncovering
the microbial types responsible for alterations of archaeological and
architectural monuments. This helped ensure the proper restoration and
conversation of numerous historical sites throughout Rome and the world.