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Dr. Mario Morselli

1922 — 2012

Place of Birth: Bologna, Italy

Italian Heritage: Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy

Significant Life / Work Experience: Mario, with his wife Mariafranca Carpaneda Morselli and daughters Olga and Giovanna, immigrated to the United States in 1956 to run the American office of a large, Italian pharmaceutical firm. The family moved from Hartsdale, New York to South Burlington, Vermont in 1964 when Mariafranca was hired by the University of Vermont to work in the Maple Research Center in the Department of Botany (now Plant Biology).

History with VICA: Founding Member

Presentations: 

Amedeo Avogadro: A Scientific Biography, published in 1984 by Springer, New York; and Caporetto 1917: Victory or Defeat?, published in 2001 by Routledge, England.