Gabriele Gentile

University Tor Vergata, Italy


Gabriele Gentile received his Ph.D. degree "with distinction" in evolutionary biology in 1994. From 1998 to 2003, he was at the Osborn Memorial Laboratory of Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. Since 2003, he is based at the Department of Biology, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy. He is Member of IUCN, Iguana Specialist Group, and a Council Member of the Italian Society for Evolutionary Biology. He is interested in molecular phylogeny and phylogeography, molecular evolution, population genetics, conservation genetics, ecology and evolution of underground communities, and island biogeography. Since 2003, he has been the head of an international and multidisciplinary project for the study of the evolution and conservation of land iguanas the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) in partnership with the Galápagos National Park and in collaboration with several Italian and foreign institutions.

Biography Updated on 2 May 2013

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