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Cristina Giuliani

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/08 Anthropology


Keywords: Population Epigenetics, Human Biodiversity, Molecular Anthropology, Evolutionary Medicine, DNA methylation Variability, Human Environment Interactions, Human Adaptations

Dr Giuliani is Research Fellow in Molecular Anthropology of the University of Bologna.

She has been trained in experimental pathology and then in human evolution and her current interests are the study of anthropology of diseases and the understanding of molecular mechanisms crucial for human adaptation. She is involved in the study of genetic and epigenetic (DNA methylation) mechanisms that create phenotypic diversity in different human groups. Her research area also involve the investigation of the relationship between humans and their natural, social and cultural environments.

Part of the activity is devoted to the study of innovative biomarkers for age estimation in the anthropological field.

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