Ritratto di beniamino.trombetta@uniroma1.it

 

 

 

Insegnamento Codice Anno Corso - Frequentare Bacheca
HUMAN GENETICS 1051859 2021/2022
GENETICA DELLA CONSERVAZIONE 10589150 2021/2022
GENETICS AND COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS 1052115 2021/2022
GENETICA 1011788 2021/2022
GENETICS AND COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS 1052115 2020/2021
HUMAN GENETICS 1051859 2020/2021
GENETICA DELLA CONSERVAZIONE 10589150 2020/2021
HUMAN GENETICS 1051859 2019/2020
GENETICA DELLA CONSERVAZIONE 10589150 2019/2020
GENETICS AND COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS 1052115 2019/2020
GENETICA DELLA CONSERVAZIONE 10589150 2018/2019
GENETICS AND COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS 1052115 2018/2019
HUMAN GENETICS 1051859 2018/2019
GENETICS AND COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS 1052115 2017/2018
HUMAN GENETICS 1051859 2017/2018
HUMAN GENETICS 1051859 2016/2017

Martedì 12-13
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CURRENT POSITION:
Associate Professor (SSD: BIO/18), Department of Biology and Biotechnology C. Darwin , Sapienza - University of Rome,

EDUCATION:
2005: Summa cum Laude Degree in Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy;
2009: PhD in Molecular Genetics and Molecular Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Since 2019: Associate Professor SSD: BIO/18, Department of Biology and Biotechnology C. Darwin , Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
2012-2019: Researcher SSD: BIO/18, Department of Biology and Biotechnology C. Darwin , Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
2008-2012: Post-doc fellow, Department of Biology and Biotechnology C. Darwin , Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
2005-2008: Ph.D. student in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. 2003-2005: Undergraduate internship at the molecular phylogeny lab of the Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

ISTITUTIONAL EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES:
2012-2017: Professor of "Molecular evolution: from the genome to the population" (3CFU) degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology. University of Rome Sapienza (in Italian).
Since 2016: Professor of Human Genetics (6 CFU) degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology (international degree - in English). University of Rome Sapienza.
Since 2016: Professor of the module of Computational Genomics module (3 CFU) for the course of "Genetics and Computational Genomics" degree in Bioinformatics (international degree - in English). University of Rome - Sapienza.
Since 2016. Faculty Member of the PhD Program in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

LINES OF RESEARCH:
Research interests mainly concern different aspects of the human genetic diversity and evolution. Specific projects:
- Analysis of the Y-chromosome genetic variation in human populations using classical and NGS techniques. The study is aimed at inferring evolutionary events occurred in the past in our species.
- Analysis of the dynamics of gene conversion in the evolution of paralogous sequences in the human genome.
- Analysis of the non-pathological genetic variation of the human genome to solve forensic genetic issues.
- Study of the role of natural selection in shaping the genetic variability of the human genome.
- aDNA analysis: genetic analysis of ancient populations of central Italy.
- Computational genomics and bioinformatics

BIBLIOMETRIC INDICATORS (September, 2020):
Orcid ID: 0000-0001-8245-9437
Scopus Author ID: 19639324000
Total cites = 596 (Scopus); 949 (Google Scholar) H-index = 14 (Scopus); 15 (Google Scholar)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
- He was reviewer for several national and international research projects.
- He is member of the editorial board of the journal Frontiers in Genetics (I.F. = 3.891) and of the journal Frontiers in Plant Science (I.F. = 4.455) with the title of Review Editor for the Evolutionary and Population Genetics section.
- Referee for several international journals including: American Journal of Human Biology, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Forensic Science International - Genetics, Human Biology, Global Ecology and Biogeography, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Frontiers in Genetics.

DISSEMINATION OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE:
Since 2014. He is the head for the dissemination of scientific knowledge at the Department of Biology and Biotechnology of the University of Rome - Sapienza.
2016. Cruciani F and Trombetta B "migrazioni e mutazioni genetiche" for the Encyclopedia of Bioethics and Juridical Science published by "Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane". Volume VIII pag. 542- 554.
2014. Trombetta B Kary Mullis: il ballerino nudo che ha cambiato la scienza in un fine settimana , seminar for the European Researchers' Week
2011. Trombetta B, Colonna FT. Le tappe della nostra storia. DARWIN, p. 52-57, ISSN: 1824-2448.

Relevant Publications of the last ten years 2010-2020

1) Grugni V, Raveane A, Ongaro L, Battaglia V, Trombetta B, Colombo G, Capodiferro MR, Olivieri A, Achilli A, Perego UA, Motta J, Tribaldos M, Woodward SR, Ferretti L, Cruciani F, Torroni A, Semino O. (2019). Analysis of the human Y-chromosome haplogroup Q characterizes ancient population movements in Eurasia and the Americas. BMC Biol. 17: 3. IF: 6.72; 5 years IF: 7.50
2) D'Atanasio E, Iacovacci G, Pistillo R, Bonito M, Dugoujon JM, Moral P, El-Chennawi F, Melhaoui M, Baali A, Cherkaoui M, Sellitto D, Trombetta B, Berti A, Cruciani F. (2019). Rapidly mutating Y-STRs in rapidly expanding populations: Discrimination power of the Yfiler Plus multiplex in northern Africa. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 38: 185-194. IF: 4.88; 5 years IF: 4.51
3) D'Atanasio E, Bonito M, Iacovacci G, Berti A, Trombetta B, Cruciani F. (2019). Identification and molecular characterisation of an AMEL-X null allele due to an Alu insertion. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 38: e1-e4. IF: 4.88; 5 years IF: 4.51
4) Finocchio A, Trombetta B, Messina F, D Atanasio E, Akar N, Loutradis A, Michalodimitrakis EI, Cruciani F, Novelletto A. (2018). A nwely resolved phylogeny of Y chromosome Hg J illuminates the processes of Phoenician and Greek colonizations in the Mediterranean. Scientific Reports 8: 7465. IF: 4.12; 5 years IF: 5.52
5) D Atanasio E*, Trombetta B*, Bonito M, Finocchio A, Di Vito G, Seghizzi M, Romano R,
Russo G, Paganotti GM, Watson E, Coppa A, Anagnostou P, Dugoujon JM, Moral P, Sellitto D, Novelletto A, Cruciani F. (2018). The peopling of the last Green Sahara disclosed by high-coverage resequencing of trans-Saharan patrilineages. Genome Biology 19:20. IF: 13.21; 5 years IF: 18.35 *These authors contributed equally to this work.
6) Serventi P, Panicucci C, Bodega R, De Fanti S, Sarno S, Fondevila Alvarez M, Brisighelli F, Trombetta B, Ferri G, Vazzana A, Delpino C, Gruppioni G, Luiselli D, E. Cilli E. (2018). Iron Age Italic population genetics: the Piceni from Novilara (8th-7th century BC). Ann Hum Biol 45:34-43. IF: 1,53; 5 years IF: 1.44
7) Trombetta B*, D Atanasio E, Cruciani F*. (2017). Patterns of Inter-Chromosomal Gene Conversion on the Male-Specific Region of the Human Y Chromosome. Front Genet 8:54. IF: 4.15 *Co-corresponding authors.
8) Trombetta B, Cruciani F. (2017). Y chromosome palindromes and gene conversion. Human Genetics 136:605-619. IF: 3.93; 5 years IF: 4.315
9) Iacovacci G, D'Atanasio E, Marini O, Coppa A, Sellitto D, Trombetta B, Berti A, Cruciani F. (2017). Forensic data and microvariant sequence characterization of 27 Y-STR loci analyzed in four Eastern African countries. Forensic Sci Int Genet 27:123-131. IF: 5.63; 5 years IF: 4.5
10) Trombetta B*, Fantini G, D Atanasio E, Sellitto D, Cruciani F*. (2016). Evidence of extensive non-allelic gene conversion among LTR elements in the human genome. Scientific Reports 6: 28710. IF: 4.25; 5 years IF: 5.52
* Co-corresponding authors.
11) Trombetta B, D'Atanasio E, Massaia A, Myres NM, Scozzari R, Cruciani F, Novelletto A. (2015). Regional Differences in the Accumulation of SNPs on the Male-Specific Portion of the Human Y Chromosome Replicate Autosomal Patterns: Implications for Genetic Dating. PLoS One 10: e0134646. IF: 3.05; 5 years IF: 3.53
12) Trombetta B, D'Atanasio E, Massaia A, Ippoliti M, Coppa A, Candilio F, Coia V, Russo G, Dugoujon JM, Moral P, Akar N, Sellitto D, Valesini G, Novelletto A, Scozzari R, Cruciani F. (2015). Phylogeographic Refinement and Large Scale Genotyping of Human Y Chromosome Haplogroup E Provide New Insights into the Dispersal of Early Pastoralists in the African Continent. Genome Biology and Evolution 7:1940-1950. IF: 4.09; 5 years IF: 4.3
13) Trombetta B, Sellitto D, Scozzari R, Cruciani F. (2014). Inter- and intraspecies phylogenetic analyses reveal extensive X-Y gene conversion in the evolution of gametologous sequences of human sex chromosomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31:2108-2123. IF: 9.10; 5 years IF: 13.2
14) Scozzari R, Massaia A, Trombetta B, Bellusci G, Myres NM, Novelletto A, Cruciani F. (2014). An unbiased resource of novel SNP markers provides a new chronology for the human Y chromosome and reveals a deep phylogenetic structure in Africa. Genome Research 24:535-544. IF: 14.63; 5 years IF: 14.4
15) Scozzari R, Massaia A, D'Atanasio E, Myres NM, Perego UA, Trombetta B, Cruciani F. (2012). Molecular dissection of the basal clades in the human Y chromosome phylogenetic tree. PLoS One 7: e49170. IF: 3.73; 5 years IF: 3,53
16) Cruciani F, Trombetta B, Massaia A, Destro-Bisol G, Sellitto D, Scozzari R. (2011). A revised root for the human Y chromosomal phylogenetic tree: the origin of patrilineal diversity in Africa. American Journal of Human Genetics 88: 814-818. IF: 10.60; 5 years IF: 11.18
17) Trombetta B, Cruciani F, Sellitto D, Scozzari R. (2011). A new topology of the human Y chromosome haplogroup E1b1 (E-P2) revealed through the use of newly characterized binary polymorphisms. PLoS One 6:e16 073. IF: 4.09; 5 years IF: 3.53
18) Cruciani F, Trombetta B, Antonelli C, Pascone R, Valesini G, Scalzi V, Vona G, Melegh B, Zagradisnik B, Assum G, Efremov GD, Sellitto D, Scozzari R. (2011). Strong intra- and inter-continental differentiation revealed by Y chromosome SNPs M269, U106 and U152. Forensic Science International Genetics 5: e49-52. IF: 3.08; 5 years IF: 4.5
19) Cruciani F, Trombetta B, Macaulay V, Scozzari R. (2010). About the X-to-Y gene conversion rate. American Journal of Human Genetics 86: 495-497. IF: 11.68; 5 years IF: 11.18
20) Cruciani F, Trombetta B, Sellitto D, Massaia A, Destro-Bisol G, Watson E, Beraud Colomb E, Dugoujon JM, Moral P, Scozzari R. (2010). Human Y chromosome haplogroup R-V88: a paternal genetic record of early mid Holocene trans-Saharan connections and the spread of Chadic languages. European Journal of Human Genetics 18: 800-807. IF: 4.38; 5 years IF: 4.03
21) Trombetta B, Cruciani F, Underhill PA, Sellitto D, Scozzari R. (2010). Footprints of X-to-Y gene conversion in recent human evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27:714-725. IF: 5.51; 5 years IF: 13.2
22) Cruciani F, Trombetta B, Sellitto D, Massaia A, Destro-Bisol G, Watson E, Beraud Colomb E, Dugoujon JM, Moral P, Scozzari R. (2010). Chadic languages and Y haplogroups: Reply to Lancaster. European Journal of Human Genetics 18: 1186-1187. IF: 4.38; 5 years IF: 4.03