Ritratto di Fulvio.Cruciani@uniroma1.it

GENETICA DI POPOLAZIONI AA 2021-2022

Il corso inizierà lunedì 4 ottobre 2022 alle ore 16 e si terrà in presenza (Aula serra 2 - edificio di genetica CU022)

Orario: lunedì e mercoledì ore 16

link elearning per altre informazioni: https://elearning.uniroma1.it/course/view.php?id=4834

Sebbene sia fortemente incoraggiata la vostra presenza, le lezioni saranno trasmesse anche su google meet al seguente link: https://meet.google.com/dqh-cupt-oxo

 

GENETICA FORENSE AA 2021-2022

Il corso inizierà mercoledì 2 Marzo 2022 e si terrà in modalità mista: in presenza (AULA C EDIFICIO CU035, Città universitaria) e su google Meet: https://meet.google.com/cup-zeei-pga

Orario lezioni: lunedì ore 16; mercoledì ore 16

link elearning per altre informazioni: https://elearning.uniroma1.it/course/view.php?id=4302

 

 

GENETICA UMANA AA 2021-2022

INIZIO LEZIONI: martedì 1 marzo 2022 e si terrà in modalità mista: in presenza (AULA C EDIFICIO CU035, Città universitaria) e su google Meet: https://meet.google.com/ykg-pmqr-yvr

 

Orario lezioni: martedì ore 14:00 e giovedì ore 14:00

 

Link elearning per altre informazioni: https://elearning.uniroma1.it/course/view.php?id=1718

 

Insegnamento Codice Anno Corso - Frequentare Bacheca
GENETICA DI POPOLAZIONI 1019210 2021/2022
GENETICA UMANA 1020953 2021/2022
GENETICA FORENSE 10589927 2021/2022
GENETICA DI POPOLAZIONI 1019210 2020/2021
GENETICA UMANA 1020953 2020/2021
GENETICA FORENSE 10589927 2020/2021
GENETICA DI POPOLAZIONI 1019210 2019/2020
GENETICA UMANA 1020953 2019/2020
GENETICA FORENSE 1047968 2019/2020
GENETICA UMANA 1020953 2018/2019
GENETICA FORENSE 1047968 2018/2019
GENETICA DI POPOLAZIONI 1019210 2018/2019
GENETICA UMANA 1020953 2017/2018
GENETICA DI POPOLAZIONI 1019210 2017/2018
GENETICA FORENSE 1047968 2017/2018
GENETICA UMANA 1020953 2016/2017
GENETICA DI POPOLAZIONI 1019210 2016/2017

Tutti i giorni previo appuntamento richiesto a fulvio.cruciani@uniroma1.it.
Edificio Genetica (CU022), secondo piano

FULVIO CRUCIANI CV
(MARCH 2022)

CURRENT POSITION:
Full Professor of Genetics, Department of Biology and Biotechnology "Charles Darwin", Sapienza University of Rome.
Director of the PhD Program in Genetics and Molecular Biology.

EDUCATION:
1991: Laurea with honors in Biological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome;
1996: PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Sapienza University of Rome;
1999: Specializzazione with honors in Applied Genetics, Sapienza University of Rome.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
2021-present: Full Professor of Genetics, Sapienza University of Rome
2017-present: Chair of the PhD program in Genetics and Molecular Biology; Sapienza University of Rome;
2015-2021: Associate Professor, Genetics, Sapienza University of Rome;
2008-present: Teaching Professor of the PhD program in Genetics and Molecular Biology
2005-2015: "Ricercatore" (Assistant Professor), Genetics, Sapienza University of Rome;
2000-2004: Post-doctoral fellow, Genetics, Sapienza University of Rome;
2000-2002: Teaching Professor, Genetics, University of Urbino;
2001-2001 Fulbright fellow, Department of Genetics, Stanford University, CA;
1996-1999: Scuola di Specializzazione student, Applied Genetics, Sapienza University of Rome;
1992-1996: PhD student, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Sapienza University of Rome;
1988-1991: Undergraduate student, Population Genetics, Sapienza University of Rome.

LINES OF RESEARCH:
Research interests mainly concern different aspects of human genetic diversity and evolution.
Main research lines:
- The Y chromosome as an evolutionary marker for the study of African and European populations;
- The role of the gene conversion in the evolution of the human sex chromosomes;
- Forensic applications of the human genetic diversity;
- Patterns of diversity and linkage disequilibrium in the human genome;

BIBLIOMETRIC INDICATORS (March, 2022):
68 papers published in international journals and 5 book chapters (1994-2022)
Total cites: 5528 (Scopus); 9027 (Google Scholar)
H-index: 33 (Scopus); 38 (Google Scholar)
Research Evaluation (VQR 2004-2014): All articles evaluated as excellent (score 1.0)
Listed among the Top Italian Scientists (http://www.topitalianscientists.org/top_italian_scientists.aspx).

RESEARCH GRANTS as Principal Investigator (PI) or Unit Coordinator (UC) (2011-2020):
- 2021 Regione Lazio (PI, 150,000 ) Analisi genetica del DNA fetale circolante nel sangue materno: sviluppo di un test di paternità non invasivo ad elevata specificità
- 2020 Sapienza Università di Roma (PI, 72000 ) Whole-genome sequencing of the Fulbe ethnic group, a key population to understand the evolutionary history of Africa .
- 2020 Gerda Henkel Foundation (co-PI; 12000 ) " A window on the Etruscan world: kinship and social organization of an Etruscan burial site inferred with an archaeogenetic approach"
- 2019 Sapienza University of Rome (PI, 14500 ) "Conseguenze della frammentazione etnica sul potere identificativo di marcatori genetico-forensi in popolazioni dell'Africa sub-Sahariana"
- 2018 Fondazione Pasteur Cenci Bolognetti (PI, 60000 ) "Dynamics of intra-chromosomal gene conversion between palindrome arms of the human Y chromosome"
- 2018 Sapienza University of Rome (PI, 13000 ) "Origine genetica delle odierne popolazioni caraibiche: analisi della regione maschio-specifica del cromosoma Y umano mediante next generation sequencing"
- 2017 National Geographic (PI, 30000 $) "A great human journey: Peopling and human movements in Africa during the last Green Sahara"
- 2017 Sapienza University of Rome (PI, 13000 ) "Origine e struttura genetica delle popolazioni nomadi dell'Africa sub-Sahariana: analisi mediante next generation sequencing del cromosoma Y umano"
- 2016 Sapienza University of Rome (PI, 31600 ) "Analisi del potere di discriminazione genetico-forense di microsatelli ipermutabili del cromosoma Y in società patrilocali dell'Africa orientale"
- 2015 Sapienza University of Rome (PI, 10000 ) "Identificazione mediante next generation sequencing di polimorfismi umani informativi sull'origine geografica di reperti genetico-forensi"
- 2014 PRIN (UC, 78000 ) "Human genetic prehistory: times and modes of geographic and demographic expansions by using highly resolved (calibrated) molecular phylogenies"
- 2014 Sapienza University of Rome (PI, 10000 ) "Sequenziamento di nuova generazione di aplogruppi del cromosoma Y umano coinvolti in migrazioni preistoriche trans-Sahariane"
- 2013 Fondazione Pasteur Cenci Bolognetti (PI, 60000 ) "Sequence diversity and evolution of human endogenous retroviral LTRs: the role of ectopic gene conversion"
- 2013 Sapienza University of Rome (PI, 12000 ) "Human Y chromosome sequence diversity and the peopling of the Balkans"
- 2012 Sapienza University of Rome (PI, 30000 ) "Coalescence age estimate of major human Y chromosome haplogroups in eastern Africa: a next-generation sequencing approach"
- 2011 PRIN (UC, 76000 ) "L'impatto dei rifugi glaciali nel (ri)popolamento dell'Europa: evidenze dall'aplogruppo R1b1b2 del cromosoma Y umano"

TEACHING ACTIVITIES
2008-present: Teaching Professor of the PhD program in Genetics and Molecular Biology
2005- present, Sapienza University of Rome, lecturer for courses related to the Genetics field (human genetics, forensic genetics, molecular evolution, population genetics, molecular methods in human genetics)
2005 present, Sapienza University of Rome, supervisor for 3 post-Doc, 5 PhD students, and > 30 undergraduate and graduate students
1999-2001, Urbino University, lecturer in Genetics

THIRD MISSION/DISSEMINATION:
- Within the framework agreement between Sapienza and Carabinieri "Reparto Investigazioni Scientifiche" (RIS), he is signatory of an executive agreement with the RIS biology section for studies and interventions, aimed to implement security on the territory.
- He is promoter of a framework agreement between Sapienza University and the Eritrean Institute of Technology for scientific dissemination and exchange of researchers.
- He has given comments and interviews for The Scientist, Panorama, Agenzia ANSA, La Stampa, Corriere della sera.
- He is author of the chapter "Population Genetics" of the university textbook "Genetica" (CEA - Zanichelli 2014) and of the entry "Mutation and migration" of the VIII Volume of the Encyclopedia of Bioethics and Legal Science.
- He has done seminars for primary and secondary schools and carried out activities of genetic counseling and advice on issues related to genealogy and ancestry.
- He has carried out scientific consultation for the writing of the novel "The patriarch rising" by Aaron Malavolti.
- The contents of the publications on Science (2005, 2006) and Am J Hum Genet (2011) have been widely disseminated by the international non-specialized press. The contents of publications in Genome Research (2014) and Genome Biology (2018) have attracted the interest of numerous media (Repubblica.it, Le Scienze.it, Radio RAI science, etc.). The publication in Forensic Science International Genetics (2020) was the subject of a divulgative article on the magazine Panorama.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
- Associate Editor for Frontiers in Genetics and Forensic Sciences
- Section Editor for Genes (Population and Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics section)
- Editorial Board Member for Forensic Science Journal
- Research Associate at the "Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology (CNR, Italy) (2012-2014 and 2016-present);
- Research Associate at the Istituto Pasteur - Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti (since 2018)
- Member of the Italian Society of Genetics (AGI) and European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG).
- Member of the European Science Foundation College of Expert Reviewers (since 2021)
- Referee for international grant projects: ESF, Leakey Foundation-USA, KU Leuven -Belgium, French National Research Agency, Czech Science Foundation, Estonian Research Council
- Referee for Italian and local research Grant: FIRB (2010-2011), Piscopia, Fondazione CRP, Regione Sardegna, Univ. Tor Vergata.
- Referee for the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes (ANVUR) (VQR 2004-2010 and 2011-2014)
- Reviewer for the following international journals: Nature Communications, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, American Journal of Human Genetics, Genome Research, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Genome Biology, Human Molecular Genetics, Human Mutation, Proceedings of the Royal Society, Forensic Science International Genetics, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, American Journal of Human Biology, Animal Genetics, Annals of Human Genetics, BMC Evolutionary Biology, BMC Technical notes, European Journal of Human Genetics, Journal of Human Genetics, Human Biology, Plos ONE, Journal of World Prehistory.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

A) Articles (International Journals)
* = corresponding author

1) BONITO M, D ATANASIO E, RAVASINI F, CARIATI S, FINOCCHIO A, NOVELLETTO A, TROMBETTA B, CRUCIANI F* (2021) New insights into the evolution of human Y chromosome palindromes through mutation and gene conversion. Hum Mol Genet 30: 2272-2285
2) BONITO M, D ATANASIO E, TROMBETTA B, CANNONE F, BERTI A, CRUCIANI F* (2021) Identification and molecular characterisation of an unusually short allele at the SE33 (ACTBP2) locus resulting in a putative tri-allelic pattern at a flanking marker. Forensic Sci Int Genet 54: 102523
3) RAVASINI F, D ATANASIO E, BONITO M, BONUCCI B, DELLA ROCCA C, BERTI A, TROMBETTA B, CRUCIANI F* (2021) Sequence read depth analysis of a monophyletic cluster of Y chromosomes characterized by structural rearrangements in the AZFc region resulting in DYS448 deletion and DYF387S1 duplication. Front Genet 12:669405
4) D ATANASIO E, TRIONFETTI F, BONITO M, SELLITTO D, COPPA A, BERTI A, TROMBETTA B CRUCIANI F* (2020) Y haplogroup diversity of the Dominican Republic: reconstructing the effect of the European colonisation and the trans-Atlantic slave trades. Genome Biol Evol 12: 1579-1590
5) DELLA ROCCA C, CANNONE F, D'ATANASIO E, BONITO M, ANAGNOSTOU P, RUSSO G, BARNI F, ALLADIO E, DESTRO-BISOL G, TROMBETTA B, BERTI A, CRUCIANI F* (2020) Ethnic fragmentation and degree of urbanization strongly affect the discrimination power of Y-STR haplotypes in central Sahel. Forensic Sci Int Genet 49:102374
6) ALLADIO E, DELLA ROCCA C, BARNI F, DUGOUJON JM, GAROFANO P, SEMINO O, BERTI A, NOVELLETTO A, VINCENTI M, CRUCIANI F (2020) A multivariate statistical approach for the estimation of the ethnic origin of unknown genetic profiles in forensic genetics. Forensic Sci Int Genet 45:102209
7) 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
8) 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
9) 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
10) FINOCCHIO A, TROMBETTA B, MESSINA F, D'ATANASIO E, AKAR N, LOUTRADIS A, MICHALODIMITRAKIS EI, CRUCIANI F, NOVELLETTO A (2018) A finely resolved phylogeny of Y chromosome Hg J illuminates the processes of Phoenician and Greek colonizations in the Mediterranean. Sci Rep 8:7465
11) 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 revealed by high-coverage resequencing of trans-Saharan patrilineages. Genome Biology 19:20
12) 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
13) TROMBETTA B, CRUCIANI F* (2017) Y chromosome palindromes and gene conversion. Hum Genet 136:605-619.
14) IACOVACCI G, D'ATANASIO E, MARINI E, 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 Genetics 27:123-131
15) 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. Sci Rep 6:28710
16) GANDINI F, ACHILLI A, PALA M, BODNER M, BRANDINI S, HUBER G, EGYED B, FERRETTI L, GÓMEZ-CARBALLA A, SALAS A, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, COPPA A, PARSON W, SEMINO O, SOARES P, TORRONI A, RICHARDS M, OLIVIERI A (2016) Mapping human dispersals into the Horn of Africa from Arabian Ice Age refugia using mitogenomes. Sci Rep 6:25472
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17) RAPONE C, D ATANASIO E, AGOSTINO A, MARIANO M, PAPALUCA MT, CRUCIANI F*, BERTI A (2016) Forensic genetic value of a 27 Y-STR loci multiplex (Yfiler® Plus kit) in an Italian population sample. Forensic Sci Int Genet 21:e1-5
18) 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.
19) 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 Biol Evol 7:1940-1950
20) MOSCHETTI R, CELAURO E, CRUCIANI F, CAIZZI R, DIMITRI P (2014) On the evolution of Yeti, a Drosophila melanogaster heterochromatin gene. Plos One 9:e0113010
21) TROMBETTA B, SELLITTO D, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F* (2014) Inter- and intra-species phylogenetic analyses reveal extensive X-Y gene conversion in the evolution of gametologous sequences of human sex chromosomes. Mol Biol Evol 31:2108-2123
22) 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 Res 24:535-544
23) 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
24) 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. Am J Hum Genet 88:814-818
25) 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 Sci Int Genet 5:e49-52.
26) 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:e16073
27) CRUCIANI F, TROMBETTA B, MACAULAY V, SCOZZARI R (2010) About the X-to-Y gene conversion rate. Am J Hum Genet 86: 495-497
28) TROMBETTA B, CRUCIANI F, UNDERHILL PA, SELLITTO D, SCOZZARI R (2010) Footprints of X-to-Y gene conversion in recent human evolution. Mol Biol Evol 27: 714-725
29) 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. Eur J Hum Genet 18:1186-1187
30) 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. Eur J Hum Genet 18:800-807
31) COIA V, BRISIGHELLI F, DONATI F, PASCALI V, BOSCHI I, LUISELLI D, BATTAGGIA C, BATINI C, TAGLIOLI L, CRUCIANI F, PAOLI G, CAPELLI C, SPEDINI G, DESTRO-BISOL G (2009) A multi-perspective view of genetic variation in Cameroon. Am J Phys Anthropol 140: 454-464
32) CRUCIANI F, TROMBETTA B, NOVELLETTO A, SCOZZARI R. (2008) Recurrent mutation in SNPs within Y chromosome E3b (E-M215) haplogroup: A rebuttal. Am J Hum Biol 20: 614-616
33) HENN BM, GIGNOUX C, LIN AA, OEFNER PJ, SHEN P, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, TISHKOFF SA, MOUNTAIN JL AND UNDERHILL PA (2008) Y-chromosomal Evidence of a Pastoralist Migration through Tanzania to Southern Africa. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105: 10693-10698
34) CRUCIANI F, TROMBETTA B, LABUDA D, MODIANO D, TORRONI A, COSTA R, SCOZZARI R (2008) Genetic diversity patterns at the human clock gene period 2 are suggestive of population-specific positive selection. Eur J Hum Genet 16:1526-1534
35) CRUCIANI F, LA FRATTA R, TROMBETTA B, SANTOLAMAZZA P, SELLITTO D, COLOMB EB, DUGOUJON JM, CRIVELLARO F, BENINCASA T, PASCONE R, MORAL P, WATSON E, MELEGH B, BARBUJANI G, FUSELLI S, VONA G, ZAGRADISNIK B, ASSUM G, BRDICKA R, KOZLOV AI, EFREMOV GD, COPPA A, NOVELLETTO A, SCOZZARI R (2007) Tracing past human male movements in northern/eastern Africa and western Eurasia: new clues from Y-chromosomal haplogroups E-M78 and J-M12. Mol Biol Evol 24: 1300-1311
36) KING TE, PARKIN EJ, SWINFIELD G, CRUCIANI F, SCOZZARI R, ROSA A, LIM SK, XUE Y, TYLER-SMITH C, JOBLING MA (2007) Africans in Yorkshire? The deepest-rooting clade of the Y phylogeny within an English genealogy. Eur J Hum Genet 12: 288-293
37) OLIVIERI A, ACHILLI A, PALA M, BATTAGLIA V, FORNARINO S, AL-ZAHERY N, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, BEHAR DM, DUGOUJON J-M, COUDRAY C, SANTACHIARA-BENERECETTI AS, SEMINO O, BANDELT H-J, TORRONI A (2006) The mtDNA legacy of the Levantine early Upper Palaeolithic in Africa. Science 314: 1767-1770
38) CRUCIANI F, LA FRATTA R, UNDERHILL PA, TORRONI A, SCOZZARI R (2006) Molecular dissection of the Y chromosome haplogroup E-M78 (E3b1a): a posteriori evaluation of a microsatellite-network-based approach through six new biallelic markers. Hum Mutat 27: 831-832
39) COIA V, DESTRO-BISOL G, VERGINELLI F, BATTAGGIA C, BOSCHI I, CRUCIANI F, SPEDINI G, COMAS D, CALAFELL F (2005) mtDNA variation in North Cameroon: lack of Asian lineages and implications for back migration from Asia to sub-Saharan Africa. Am J Phys Anthropol. 128: 678-681
40) MACAULAY V, HILL C, ACHILLI A, RENGO C, CLARKE D, MEEHAN W, BLACKBURN J, SEMINO O, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, TAHA A, SHAARI NK, RAJA JM, ISMAIL P, ZAINUDDIN Z, GOODWIN W, BULBECK D, BANDELT H-J, OPPENHEIMER S, TORRONI A, RICHARDS M (2005) Tracing modern human origins. Science 309: 1995-1996
41) MACAULAY V, HILL C, ACHILLI A, RENGO C, CLARKE D, MEEHAN W, BLACKBURN J, SEMINO O, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, TAHA A, SHAARI NK, RAJA JM, ISMAIL P, ZAINUDDIN Z, GOODWIN W, BULBECK D, BANDELT HJ, OPPENHEIMER S, TORRONI A, RICHARDS M (2005) Single, rapid coastal settlement of Asia revealed by analysis of complete mitochondrial genomes. Science 308: 1034-1036
42) FUSELLI S, DUPANLOUP I, FRIGATO E, CRUCIANI F, SCOZZARI R, MORAL P, SISTONEN J, SAJANTILA A, BARBUJANI G (2004) Molecular diversity at the CYP2D6 locus in the Mediterranean region. Eur J Hum Genet 12: 916-924
43) ZHIVOTOVSKY LA, UNDERHILL PA, CINNIOGLU C, KAYSER M, MORAR B, KIVISILD T, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, DESTRO-BISOL G, SPEDINI G, CHAMBERS GK, HERRERA RJ, YONG KK, GRESHAM D, TOURNEV I, FELDMAN MW, KALAYDJIEVA L (2004) The effective mutation rate at Y chromosome short tandem repeats, with application to human population-divergence time. Am J Hum Genet 74: 50-61
44) CRUCIANI F, LA FRATTA R, SANTOLAMAZZA P, SELLITTO D, PASCONE R, MORAL P, WATSON E, GUIDA V, BERAUD COLOMB E, ZAHAROVA B, LAVINHA J, VONA G, AMAN R, CALÌ F, AKAR N, RICHARDS M, TORRONI A, NOVELLETTO A, SCOZZARI R (2004) Phylogeographic analysis of haplogroup E3b (E-M215) Y chromosomes reveals multiple migratory events within and out of Africa. Am J Hum Genet 75: 1014-1022
45) ACHILLI A, RENGO C, MAGRI C, BATTAGLIA V, OLIVIERI A, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, ZEVIANI M, BRIEM E, CARELLI V, MORAL P, DUGOUJON JM, ROOSTALU U, LOOGVALI EL, KIVISILD T, BANDELT HJ, RICHARDS M, VILLEMS R, SANTACHIARA-BENERECETTI AS, SEMINO O, TORRONI A (2004) The molecular dissection of mtDNA haplogroup H confirms that the Franco-Cantabrian glacial refuge was a major source for the European gene pool. Am J Hum Genet 75: 910-918
46) CRUCIANI F*, BERNARDINI L, SANTOLAMAZZA P, MODIANO D, TORRONI A, SCOZZARI R (2003) Linkage disequilibrium analysis of the human adenosine deaminase (ADA) gene provides evidence for a lack of correlation between hot spots of equal and unequal homologous recombination. Genomics 82: 20-33
47) RICHARDS M, RENGO C, CRUCIANI F, GRATRIX F, WILSON JF, SCOZZARI R, MACAULAY V, TORRONI A (2003) Extensive female-mediated gene flow from sub-Saharan Africa into near eastern Arab populations. Am J Hum Genet 72: 1058-1064
48) CRUCIANI F*, SANTOLAMAZZA P, SHEN P, MACAULAY V, MORAL P, OLCKERS A, MODIANO D, HOLMES S, DESTRO-BISOL G, COIA V, WALLACE DC, OEFNER PJ, TORRONI A, CAVALLI-SFORZA LL, SCOZZARI R, UNDERHILL PA (2002) A back migration from Asia to sub-Saharan Africa is supported by high-resolution analysis of human Y-chromosome haplotypes. Am J Hum Genet 70: 1197-1214
49) TORRONI A, RENGO C, GUIDA V, CRUCIANI F, SELLITTO D, COPPA A, LUNA CALDERON F, SIMIONATI B, VALLE G, RICHARDS M, MACAULAY V, SCOZZARI R (2001) Do the four clades of the mtDNA haplogroup L2 evolve at different rates? Am J Hum Genet 69: 1348-1356
50) MODIANO D, LUONI G, SIRIMA BS, LANFRANCOTTI A, PETRARCA V, CRUCIANI F, SIMPORE J, CIMINELLI BM, FOGLIETTA E, GRISANTI P, BIANCO I, MODIANO G, COLUZZI M (2001) The lower susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum malaria of Fulani of Burkina Faso (west Africa) is associated with low frequencies of classic malaria-resistance genes. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95: 149-152
51) SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, PANGRAZIO A, SANTOLAMAZZA P, VONA G, MORAL P, LATINI V, VARESI L, MEMMI MM, ROMANO V, DE LEO G, GENNARELLI M, JARUZELSKA J, VILLEMS R, PARIK J, MACAULAY V, TORRONI A (2001) Human Y-chromosome variation in the western Mediterranean area: implications for the peopling of the region. Hum Immunol 62: 871-884
52) TORRONI A, BANDELT H-J, MACAULAY V, RICHARDS M, CRUCIANI F, RENGO C et al. (2001) A signal, from human mtDNA, of postglacial recolonization of Europe. Am J Hum Genet 69: 844-852
53) MALASPINA P, CRUCIANI F, SANTOLAMAZZA P, TORRONI A, PANGRAZIO A, AKAR N, BAKALLI V, BRDICKA R, JARUZELSKA J, KOZLOV AI, MALYARCHUK B, MEHDI, MICHALODIMITRAKIS E, VARESI L, MEMMI MM, VONA G, VILLEMS R, PARIK J, ROMANO V, STEFAN M, STENICO M, TERRENATO L, NOVELLETTO A, SCOZZARI R. (2000) Patterns of male-specific inter-population divergence in Europe, West Asia and North Africa. Ann Hum Genet 64: 395-412
54) RICHARDS M, MACAULAY V, HICKEY E, VEGA E, SYKES B, GUIDA V, RENGO C, SELLITTO D, CRUCIANI F, KIVISILD T, VILLEMS R, THOMAS M, RYCHKOV S, RYCHKOV O, RYCHKOV Y, GOLGE M, DIMITROV D, HILL E, BRADLEY D, ROMANO V, CALI F, VONA G, DEMAINE A, PAPIHA S, TRIANTAPHYLLIDIS C, STEFANESCU G (2000) Tracing European founder lineages in the Near Eastern mtDNA pool. Am J Hum Genet 67: 1251-1276
55) GENNARELLI M, PAVONI M, CRUCIANI F, DE STEFANO G, DALLA PICCOLA B, NOVELLI G (1999) CTG repeats distribution and Alu insertion polymorphism at myotonic dystrophy (DM) gene in Amhara and Oromo populations of Ethiopia. Hum Genet 105: 165-167
56) MACAULAY V, RICHARDS M, HICKEY E, VEGA E, CRUCIANI F, GUIDA V, SCOZZARI R, BONNÉ-TAMIR B, SYKES B, TORRONI A. (1999) The emerging tree of West Eurasian mtDNAs: a synthesis of control-region sequences and RFLPs. Am J Hum Genet 64: 232-49.
57) TORRONI A, CRUCIANI F, RENGO C, SELLITTO D, LÓPEZ-BIGAS N,RABIONET R,GOVEA N, LÓPEZ DE MUNAIN A, SARDUY M, ROMERO L, VILLAMAR M, DEL CASTILLO I, MORENO F, ESTIVILL X, SCOZZARI R (1999) The A1555G mutation in the 12S rRNA gene of human mtDNA: Recurrent origins and founder events in families affected by sensorineural deafness. Am J Hum Genet 65: 1349 1358
58) SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, SANTOLAMAZZA P, MALASPINA P, TORRONI A, SELLITTO D, ARREDI B, DESTRO-BISOL G, DE STEFANO G, RICKARDS O, MARTINEZ-LABARGA C, MODIANO D, BIONDI G, MORAL P, OLCKERS A, WALLACE DC, NOVELLETTO A (1999) Combined use of biallelic and microsatellite Y chromosome polymorphisms to infer affinities among African populations. Am J Hum Genet 65: 829-846
59) BROWN MD, HOSSEINI SH, TORRONI A, BANDELT H-J, ALLEN JC, SCHURR TG, SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, WALLACE DC (1998) mtDNA Haplogroup X: An Ancient Link between Europe/Western Asia and North America? Am J Hum Genet 63: 1852-1861
60) MALASPINA P, CRUCIANI F, CIMINELLI BM, TERRENATO L, SANTOLAMAZZA P, ALONSO A, BANYKO J, BRDICKA R, GARCIA O, GAUDIANO C, GUANTI G, KIDD KK, LAVINHA J, AVILA M, MANDICH P, MORAL P, QAMAR R, MEHDI SQ, RAGUSA A, STEFANESCU G, CARAGHIN M, TYLER-SMITH C, SCOZZARI R, NOVELLETTO A. (1998) Network analyses of Y-chromosomal types in Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia reveal specific patterns of geographic distribution. Am J Hum Genet 63: 847-60
61) MALASPINA P, CIMINELLI BM, VIGGIANO L, JODICE C, CRUCIANI F, SANTOLAMAZZA P, SELLITTO D, SCOZZARI R, TERRENATO L, ROCCHI M, NOVELLETTO A (1997) Characterization of a small family (CAIII) of microsatellite-containing sequences with X-Y homology. J Mol Evol 44: 652-659
62) SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, SANTOLAMAZZA P, SELLITTO D, COLE DEC, RUBIN LA, LABUDA D, MARINI E, SUCCA V, VONA G, TORRONI A (1997) mtDNA and Y chromosome-specific polymorphisms support an extensive male-mediated European gene flow in the Ojibwa. Am J Hum Genet 60: 241-244
63) SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, MALASPINA P, SANTOLAMAZZA P, CIMINELLI B, TORRONI A, SPEDINI G, MODIANO D, WALLACE DC, OLCKERS A, KIDD KK, TERRENATO L, AKAR N, QAMAR R, MANSOOR A, MEHDI SQ, MORAL P, MELONI G, VONA G, COLE DEC, CAI W, NOVELLETTO A. (1997) Differential structuring of human populations for homologous X and Y microsatellite loci. Am J Hum Genet 61: 719-733
64) SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, SANTOLAMAZZA P, PARRA E, SELLITTO D, MODIANO D, MELONI G, CAI W, MORAL P (1996) Novel tetranucleotide repeat polymorphism in the human adenosine deaminase gene: interethnic comparison of three major human groups Hum Biol 68:325-330
65) TORRONI A, PETROZZI M, SANTOLAMAZZA P, SELLITTO D, CRUCIANI F, SCOZZARI R (1995) About the "Asian"-specific 9-bp deletion of mtDNA ... Am J Hum Genet 57: 507-508
66) SCOZZARI R, CRUCIANI F, SANTOLAMAZZA P, SELLITTO D, MODIANO D, CAI W (1995) Allelic association between the HUMF13A01 (AAAG)n STR locus and a nearby two-base insertion/deletion polymorphic marker. Am J Hum Genet 56: 1005-1006
67) CRUCIANI F, SELLITTO D, SANTOLAMAZZA P, VESPERTILLI T, LERONE M, SPEDINI G, SCOZZARI R (1994) A MspI polymorphism in the X-specific region proximal to the pseudoautosomal boundary. A new example of unique "African" marker? Hum Genet 94: 215-216
68) SCOZZARI R, TORRONI A, SEMINO O, CRUCIANI F, SPEDINI G, SANTACHIARA BENERECETTI A S (1994) Genetic studies in Cameroon: Mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms in Bamileke. Hum Biol 66: 1-12

(B) Book chapters:

1) D'ATANASIO E, CRUCIANI F, TROMBETTA B (2021) Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms: An Overview of the Sequence Polymorphisms. In "Forensic Genetics: New Technology and Applications" CRC Press, UK
2) DUGOUJON J-M, COUDRAY C, TORRONI A, CRUCIANI F, SCOZZARI R, MORAL P, LOUALI N, KOSSMANN M (2009) The Berber and the Berbers: Genetic and linguistic diversities. In "Becoming eloquent: advances in the emergence of language, human cognition, and modern cultures", d'Errico Francesco and Hombert J-M (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam
3) MALASPINA P, KOZLOV AI, CRUCIANI F, SANTOLAMAZZA P, AKAR N, KOVATCHEV D, KERIMOVA MG, PARIK J, VILLEMS R, SCOZZARI R, NOVELLETTO A (2002) Analysis of Y-chromosome variation in modern populations at the European-Asian Border. In Ancient interactions: east and west in Eurasia. Boyle K, Renfrew C and Levine M (eds.). McDonald Institute Monographs, Cambridge, UK
4) MALASPINA P, CRUCIANI F, TORRONI A, TERRENATO L, NOVELLETTO A, SCOZZARI R (2000) Human Y-chromosomal networks and patterns of gene flow in Europe, West Asia and North Africa. In Archaeogenetics: DNA and the population prehistory of Europe. Renfrew C and Boyle K (eds.). McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, UK

(C) Books (teaching)
1) CRUCIANI F, SCOZZARI R (2014) Genetica di Popolazioni, in Genetica a cura di Sergio Pimpinelli, Casa Editrice Ambrosiana.