Emiliano Bruner is Research Group Leader in paleoneurobiology at the National Research Centre on Human Evolution in Burgos, Spain (http://www.cenieh.es). He graduated in biology (1998), after an experimental thesis on human ecology at the University of Rome La Sapienza. He received a Ph.D. degree in animal biology (2002), with a thesis on paleoneurology, digital anatomy, and morphometrics. He worked as a Research Fellow at the University of Rome La Sapienza and at the University of Rome Foro Italico in Rome, in human paleontology and functional anatomy, respectively, also teaching paleoneurology in the former institution. He worked as a Curator of osteological collections at the Museum of Anthropology Giuseppe Sergi and at the Civic Museum of Zoology, both in Rome. He is the Vice Secretary of the Italian Institute of Anthropology (http://www.isita-org.com) and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Anthropological Sciences. He is involved in dissemination and popular science, publishing also an Italian blog on neuroanthropology (http://neuroantropologia.wordpress.com/). His research is mainly centered on functional craniology and human evolution, investigating the relationships between brain and braincase through multivariate morphometrics and digital anatomy.
Biography Updated on 5 July 2010