Dr Cristina Giuliani

cristina giuliani

 

Research Affiliate

Dr Giuliani is a Postdoctoral researcher in molecular anthropology. She received her doctorate in human biodiversity and evolution from the University of Bologna in 2014.

She has an interdisciplinary background as it has been trained first in experimental pathology and then in human evolution.  Her current interests are the study of anthropology of diseases and the understanding of molecular mechanisms crucial for human adaptation (from lifetime to evolution). She is particularly interested in human longevity. 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.