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1 PERSONAL INFORMATIONS Name: Ignazio Stefano Piras Permanent Address: 120, Cavour Street Sanluri (VS) Italy Current address: 4140 N. Central Av, Phoenix, AZ Work Address: 445 N. Fifth Street, Phoenix, AZ Telephone: Nationality: Italian Date of Birth: December 26 th, 1976 Gender: Male WORK EXPERIENCE Dates: October 2012 February 2013 Employer: Tgen research institute Phoenix, AZ Neuroscience Department (Director: Matthew Huentelman) Sector: Research Position: Visiting Scientist Activities: Bioinformatics analysis (Whole and Exome Sequencing, RNA seq) Dates: June 2012 Employer: University Campus Bio-Medico Laboratory of Molecular Psychiatry (Director: Antonio M. Persico) Sector: Research Position: Researcher Activities: Bioinformatics analysis (Microarrays, Deep Sequencing) Dates: May 2012 Employer: The San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (HSR TIGET) Milan Italy (Director: Luigi Naldini; Referent: Rosa Bacchetta) Sector: Research Position: Consultant Activities: Bioinformatics analysis of RNA microarrays from T clones of Foxp3 mutation carriers and IPEX patients Dates: February 2010 February 2012 Employer: Shardna spa Scientific Park of Sardinia Pula (CA) Italy (Scientific Director: Alessandro Bulfone, MD) Sector: Research in Genomic, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatic services Position: Researcher Activities: Genomic and Expression profiling data analysis Principal investigator of project Detection of mitochondrial DNA variations associated with T2DM and Obesity in genetic isolates of Ogliastra (Sardinia Italy) Grant of Sardinia Region L.R. 2007, N.7. Dates: January 2008 July 2009 Employer: Shardna spa Scientific Park of Sardinia Pula (CA) Italy (Scientific Director: Mario Pirastu, MD) Sector: Research in Genomic, Molecular Biology services Position: Researcher CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 1

2 Activities: Genomic data analysis Dates: January 2008 Employer: University of Corse BP 52, Corte (France) Laboratory of Human Genetics and Molecular Virology (Director: Laurent Varesi. Professor) Sector: Research in Genetics, didactic Position: Researcher Activities: Molecular biology laboratory and genetic data analysis Dates: January December 2007 Employer: University of Corse BP 52, Corte (France) Laboratory of Human Genetics and Molecular Virology (Director: Laurent Varesi. Professor) Sector: Research in Genetics, didactic Position: Post Doctoral Fellowship Activities: Molecular biology laboratory and genetic data analysis Dates: November 2003 November 2006 Employer: University of Cagliari Department of Experimental Biology Human Population Biology Lab (Director: Giuseppe Vona, Professor) Sector: Research in Genetics, Molecular Anthropology and Physical Anthropology, didactic Position: Phd Fellowship Activities: Molecular biology laboratory, genetic data analysis, assistant teaching of Anthropology Dates: July 2003 Employer: University of Cagliari Department of Experimental Biology Human Population Biology Lab (Director: Giuseppe Vona, Professor) Sector: Research in Genetics, Molecular Anthropology and Physical Anthropology, didactic Position: Collaborator at the project Molecular Anthropology of Corsica, Sardinian and Tuscanian populations Activities: Molecular biology laboratory Dates: October 2001 June 2002 Employer: Private High School Centro Study Newton - Sanluri (VS) - Italy Sector: Didactic Position: Teacher of Science EDUCATION Dates: Name and address of Institution: University of Cagliari Title: Degree of Biological Sciences Dates: Name and address of Institution: State High School G.Marconi. Specializing in Science Education San Gavino Monreale (VS) - Italy Title: Science Diploma CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 2

3 TRAINING Dates: September 2002 October 2003 Name and address of employer: University of Cagliari Department of Experimental Biology Human Population Biology Lab (Director: Giuseppe Vona, Professor) Sector: Research in Genetics, Molecular Anthropology and Physical Anthropology, didactic Activities: Molecular biology laboratory Supervisor: Giuseppe Vona, Professor Dates: April July 2002 Name and address of employer: Hospital Businco Hematology Unit Cytofluorimetry Lab Sector: Health Activities: Cytofluorimetry laboratory Supervisor: Emanuele Angelucci, MD TECHNICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES GENETIC DATA ANALYSIS Type of data: SNPs Methods: Quality controls, Normalization, Genotype call of Affymetrix Arrays 500K and 6.0 (CQC, BRLMM, CRLMM, Birdseed v2 algorithms, Hardy-Weinberg, SNP call Rate, MAF, conversion of dataset for other software and R packages). Detection of substructure and stratification (Principal Component Analysis, Factor Correspondence Analysis, Bayesian Clustering Methods, Maximum Likelhood, AMOVA) Association analysis at allele and haplotype level (case-control, Quantitative Trait Loci, Transmission Disequilibrium Test) Linkage disequilibrium (D', r 2, haplotype blocks) Identity by state, Identity by descent, Imputation Population genetic analysis (Fst, δ, allele and haplotype frequencies, gene and haplotype diversity, genetic distances, phylogenetic trees, Mantel test, Landscape Shape Interpolation Methods Monmonier's algorithms) Detection of selective pressure (Extende Haplotype Homozygosity, LnRH, F ST based tests, Ewens-Watterson test) Software: Affymetrix Power Tools , Genotyping Console 4.1, Plink 1.07, Eigensoft 3.0, Structure 2.1, Frappe 1.1, Haploview 4.2, Merlin 1.1.2, Mach 1.0, Arlequin 3.5, Genetix 4.05, Phylip 3.69, Genepop 4.1, Sweep 1.1, Fastphase 1.2, Alleles in Space 1.0, TFGPA 1.0, Fdist2, Bottleneck , Fstat 2.9.3, DetSel 1.0. R Packages: Pegas 0.3-4, Popgen 1.0-0, Genetics 1.3.6, Adegenet 1.2-8, Phangorn 1.4-0, CRLMM. Type of data: CNV Methods: Quality controls and normalization of Affymetrix arrays 500K and 6.0 Segmentation and evaluation of copy number state (Sparse Bayesian Learning, Backward Elimination, Canary, Birdseye, Fawkes algorithms) Multivariate Analysis Association analysis Software: Affymetrix Power Tools , Genotyping Console 4.1, PennCNV. CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 3

4 R packages: Gada 0.8-0, CRLMM. Type of data: Expression profiling Methods: Quality controls on Normalized and Unnormalized data of Affymetrix arrays (Box-plot of probe intensities, rle plot, Nuse plot, PCA, Heat Map, Principal Component analysis, RNA degradation plot) Differential Expression, Hierarchical Clustering, Annotation Software: Expression Console 1.1.2, Affymetrix Power Tools R packages: Affy, SimpleAffy, Limma, ArrayQualityMetrics, Oligo. Type of data: Sequences Methods: Quality controls and Genotyping call of Affymetrix Resequencing Array 2.0, Aligment. Population genetic analysis (F ST, haplotype frequencies, haplotype diversity, genetic distances, phylogenetic trees, Mantel test, Landscape Shape Interpolation Methods, Monmonier's algorithms) Detection of selective pressure (Ewens-Watterson test, Tajima's test, Fu's test) Software: Mega 4.1, Muscle 3.8, Arlequin 3.5, Genetix 4.05, Phylip 3.69, Genepop 4.1, Alleles in Space 1.0, TFGPA 1.0, Gene Chip Sequencing Analysis Software 4.1 R Packages: Phangorn Type of data: STRs Methods: Population genetic analysis (F ST, F ST, R ST, allele and haplotype frequencies, gene and haplotype diversity, genetic distances, phylogenetic trees, Mantel test) Detection of selective pressure (LnRH, F ST based tests) Software: Arlequin 3.5, Genetix 4.05, Phylip 3.69, Genepop 4.1, Fdist2, Bottleneck , Fstat 2.9.3, DetSel 1.0. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS Methods:Descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation, median, mode, distribution, histograms, boxplot, Pearson correlation, Normality tests, Skewness, Kurtosis) Inferential statistics (Analysis of Variance, Student's t, χ 2, Wilcoxon's test, Linear and Logistic Regression) Software: R , SPSS 16.0, Statistica 8.0. PROGRAMMING Languages: R, Bash MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TECHNIQUES Methods: DNA and RNA extraction, PCR and RT-PCR, RFLP, Electrophoresis PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES Mother tongue: Italian Other Languages: English (Reading: good; writing: sufficient; spoken interaction: sufficient) French (Reading: good; writing: sufficient; spoken interaction: sufficient) CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 4

5 SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY ORGANIZING SECRETARIAT 1. XVII Congress of Italian Anthropologist Mediterraneo, Crocevia di Popoli e Culture 28-31/09/2007 Cagliari (Italy) 2. Pre-session of XV IUAES Congress Bio Cultural interaction in the phenomena of isolation and migration of the human populations 4-7/07/2003 Ravenna (Italy). CONGRESS PARTECIPATION 1. XIX AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association). 21 th 24 th September, Turin (Italy). 2. II SIBE Congress (Italian Society of Evoluzionistic Biology). 1 st - 3 rd October, Alghero (Italy) 3. XVII AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association). 26 th 29 th September, Cagliari (Italy) 4. I SIBE Congress (Italian Society of Evoluzionistic Biology), 4 th 7 th September, Florence (Italy) 5. IEEE ISEIM 2006, 10th 13th July, Corte and Ajaccio (France). 6. XVI AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association) Il processo di umanizzazione 28 th 31 st October, 2005 Genoa (Italy). 7. VIII SIGU Congress (Italian Society of Human Genetics)., 28 th September 1 st October, Domus de Maria (CA) (Italy) 8. Congrès International. Environnement et identitè en Mediterraneè. 19 th 25 th July, Corte (France) 9. XV AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association) 28 th -30 th September, Chieti (Italy). 10. XV ICAES Pre-Session Bio Cultural interactions in the phenomena of isolation and migration in the human populations, 4 th 7 th July, Ravenna (Italy) CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 5

6 PUBLICATIONS ISI WEB JOURNALS Total impact factor: Total citations: 108 H index: 6 i10-index: 4 1. Atzori M, Marini M, Piras IS, Casula M, De Montis A. Haplotypes of XbaI and PvuII polymorphism in Estrogen Receptor α gene and High-risk human papillomavirus infection (Submitted to Exp Mol Path). 2. Fraumene C*, Cosso M, Sassu A, Maninchedda G, Serra F, Marras F, Ledda G, Bulfone A, Pirastu M, Orsini M, Uva P, Angius A, Piras IS*. Characterization of mitochondrial complete genomes from Ogliastra (Sardinia) (Revisions submitted to Journal of Anthropological Sciences). *: Denote equal contribution 3. McMurchy AN, Gillies J, Di Nunzio S, Gizzi MC, Riba M, Garcia-Manteiga JM, Cittaro D, Lazarevic D, Piras IS, Bulfone A, Roncarolo MG, Stupka E, Bacchetta R, Levings MK (2012). A novel function for FOXP3 in humans: intrinsic regulation of conventional T cells. Blood (In press). 4. Piras IS, De Montis A, Calò CM, Marini M, Atzori M, Corrias L, Sazzini M, Boattini A, Vona G, Contu L. (2012). Genome wide scan with nearly 700,000 SNPs in two sardinian subpopulations suggests some regions as candidate targets for positive selection. Eur J Hum Genet 20: Piras D, Doro MG, Casu G, Melis MP, Vaccargiu S, Piras IS, Parracciani D, Stradoni R, Frongia B, Lai G, Sale S, Cattari W, Piras R, Querci O, Demuro PG, Cui S, Attori F, Mancosu M, Marchiori F, Cammelli R, Spiga A, Loddo PP, Pili G, Boi R, Argiolas A, Mereu P, Leoni GG, Naitana S, S. Vaccargiu S, Pirastu M, Novelletto A (2012). Phylogenetic Resolution of a Major Component of Goat (Capra hircus) MtDNA D-Loop Diversity and Features of the Sardinian Stock. Plos One 2012, 7: e Piras I, Falchi A, Moral P, Paoli G, Calò CM, Vona G, Varesi L (2010) North South gradient of NO over production alleles of NOS1 gene in European and Mediterranean populations. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 14: Piras I, Falchi A, Moral P, Paoli G, Calò CM, Vona G, Varesi L (2010) Selective neutrality analysis of 17 STRs in Mediterranean populations. J Hum Genet 55: Loviselli A, Ghiani ME, Velluzzi F, Piras IS, Minerba L, Vona G, Calò CM (2010) Prevalence and trend of overweight and obesity among Sardinian conscripts (Italy) of 1969 and J Biosoc Sci 42: CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 6

7 9. Pistis G*, Piras I*, Pirastu N, Persico I, Sassu A, Picciau A, Prodi D, Fraumene C, Mocci E, Manias MT, Atzeni R, Cosso M, Pirastu M, Angius A* (2009) Extreme Differentiation between eight villages in a secluded area of Sardinia revealed by genome-wide high density SNPs analysis. Plos One 2009; 4:e4654. *: Denote equal contribution 10. Piras I, Falchi A, Melis A, De Cian MC, Calò CM, Vona G, Varesi L (2009) High frequencies of NOS1(CA)n in β 039 carriers from Corsica Island (France). Exp Mol Pathol 86: Piras I, Falchi A, Moral P, Melis A, Paoli G, Calò CM, Vona G, Varesi L (2008) Frequencies of promoter pentanucleotide (TTTTA)n of CYP11A gene in European and North African populations. Genet Test 12: Falchi A, Piras IS, Vona G, CM Calo, Varesi L (2008) Red blood cell polymorphisms in β -39 heterozygotes in Corsica island (France). Am J Hemat 83: Piras I, Falchi A, Melis A, Ghiani ME, Calò CM, Varesi L, Vona G (2007) 24 bp duplication of CHIT1 gene is not correlated with Coronary Artery Disease in Corsica Island (France). Exp Mol Path 83: Piras I, Melis A, Falchi A, Varesi L, Calò CM, Vona G (2007) Frequency of hemochromatosis gene (HFE) mutations in Corsica (France). Clin Genet 72: Falchi A, Piras I, Vona G, Amoros JP, Calò CM, Giovannoni L, Varesi L (2007) Cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene polymorphisms are associated with coronary artery disease in Corsican population (France) Exp Mol Path 83: Falchi A, Piras I, Giovannoni L, Moral P, Vona G, Varesi L (2007) Population genetic data on four STRs loci, PAI(CA)n, GpIIIa (CT)n, PLAT (TG)n, and NOS2A (CCTTT)n, in Mediterranean populations. Leg Med 9: Piras I, Melis A, Ghiani ME, Falchi A, Luiselli D, Moral P, Varesi L, Calò CM, Vona G (2007) Human CHIT1 gene: new data on Mediterranean region J Hum Genet 52: Ghiani ME, Piras IS, Calò CM, Vona G (2006) Lactase persistence in Sardinian Villages (Italy) Eur J Hum Genet 14 (S1): Falchi A, Giovannoni L, Calò CM, Piras IS, Moral P, Paoli G, Vona G, Varesi L (2006) Genetic history of some Western Mediterranean human isolates through mtdna HVR1 polymorphisms. J Hum Genet 51: Falchi A, Giovannoni L, Piras IS, Calo CM, Moral P, Vona G, Varesi L (2005) Prevalence of Genetic Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease in Corsica Island (France) Exp Mol Path 79: Piras I, Vona G, Falchi A, Latini V, Ristaldi S, Vacca L, Varesi L, Calò CM (2005) Beta-globin cluster haplotypes in normal individuals and B039-thalassemia CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 7

8 carriers from Sardinia (Italy) Am J Hum Biol 17: Ghiani ME, Piras IS, Mitchell RJ, Vona G (2004) Y Chromosome 10 locus STR haplotypes in a population sample from Sicily (Italy) Leg Med 6: NON ISI WEB JOURNALS 1. Robledo R, Piras I, Beggs W, Calò CM (2009) Analysis of 31 STR loci in the genetic isolate of Carloforte (Sardinia, Italy). Genet Mol Biol 32: Calò CM, Sanna E, Piras IS, Pavan P, Vona G (2009) Body composition of Italian female hockey players. Biol Sports 26: Calò CM, Melis A, Vona G, Piras IS (2008) Sardinian population (Italy): a genetic review. Int J Mod Anthrop 1: Piras I, Ghiani ME, Melis A, Inghes S, Salaris L, Gatti AM, Loviselli A, Vona G, Calò CM (2006) Incidenza dell obesità e del sovrappeso tra i coscritti sardi nati nel 1980 Antropo 13:35-43 (www didacehues/antropo). 5. Giovannoni L, Falchi A, Piras IS, Moral P, Ghiani E, Calo CM, Paoli G, Varesi L, Vona G (2006) Structure génétique de la population Corse), XXVIIº colloque Colloques du Groupement des Anthropologistes de Langue Française (GALF), Toulouse Mai Antropo 11:37-50 (www didacehues/antropo). 6. Calò CM, Piras IS, Moral P, Falchi A, Ghiani ME, Varesi L, Vona G Analisi molecolare delle popolazioni del Mediterraneo attraverso 11 inserzioni Alu Antropo 2005; 9: 1-12 (www didacehues/antropo). 7. Piras IS, Vacca L, Calò CM, Falchi A, Ghiani ME, Varesi L, Vona G Distribuzione delle varianti Δ32 e 64I dei geni per il CCR5 e il CCR2 in alcune popolazioni del Mediterraneo Antropo 2005; 9:29-39 (www didacehues/antropo). 8. Piras IS, Vacca L, Calò CM (2005) Genetics effects of human migration and isolation Hum Evol 20: BOOK CHAPTERS 1. Falchi A, Piras I (2006) Genetic effects of malaria in Sardinia (Italy) In: Human genetics isolates Research Signpost (Ed), Gatti AM, Calò CM, Piras IS (2008) Lo stato di salute delle leve militari in Sardegna tra Ottocento e Novecento In: Statura, salute e migrazioni: le leve militari italiane Sides (Ed), Editrice Universitaria Udinese srl, CONGRESS PUBLICATIONS 1. Falchi A, Piras IS, Melis A, Moral P, Ghiani ME, Calò CM, Paoli G, Vona G, Varesi L (2008) Structure génétique des populations méditerranéennes. Int J Anthrop XVII AAI Congress, Melis A, Piras IS, Ghiani ME, Vona G, Calò CM (2008) Incidenza del soprappeso e dell obesità tra i coscritti sardi del 1969 e del Int J Anthrop (2008) XVII AAI Congress, Vallascas E, Iovine MC, Rossetti I, Vargiu L, Zonno M, Floris G, Piras IS, Sanna E (2008) Livelli di As, Pb e U in bambine di due Comuni della Sardegna: Perdasdefogu e Jerzu. Int J Anthrop XVII AAI Congress, Puddu N, Piras I, Vona G, Calò CM (2007) The Internal Situation Cambrige University Press, 2007 (In press). CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 8

9 5. Piras I, Varesi L, Falchi A, Giovannoni L, Ghiani ME, Calò C, Vona G Distribution of β Globin Cluster Haplotypes in Sardinia (Italy) IEEE ISEIM 2006, Corte, Ajaccio (Francia), July Giovannoni L, Falchi A, Piras IS, Amoros JP, Paoli G, Tofanelli S, Vona G, Varesi L Diversity of β Globin haplotypes associated with β-thalassemia in Corsica (France) Atti del IEEE ISEIM 2006, Corte, Ajaccio (Francia), July Salaris L, Poulain M, Piras IS, Ghiani ME, Inghes S, Vona G, Calò CM eight and longevity among males born in Villagrande Strisaili, Sardinia ( ) Atti XLIII Riunione Scientifica della Società Italiana di Statistica, Torino (Italia), Giugno Piras IS, Vona G, Ghiani ME, Inghes S, Salaris L, Calò CM (2006) Valutazione della statura e del BMI in Sardegna Dati sulle reclute del 1980 In: Il processo di umanizzazione. XVI AAI Congress. Edicolors Publishing, Milano, Calò CM, Ghiani ME, Piras IS, Cireddu MI, Falchi A, Massidda M, Vona G (2006) La performance sportiva e i polimorfimi genetici: analisi su un campione sardo In: Il processo di umanizzazione. XVI AAI Congress. Edicolors Publishing, Milano, Ghiani ME, Varesi L, Piras IS, Giovannoni L, Falchi A, Calò CM, Vona G (2006) Un isolato linguistico e il DNA mitocondriale: Carloforte (Sardegna) In: Il processo di umanizzazione. XVI AAI Congress. Edicolors Publishing, Milano, Ghiani ME, Calò CM, Piras IS, Cireddu MI, Massidda M, Vona G Analisi di polimorfismi genetici in atleti sardi d elite Rendiconti del Seminario della Facoltà di Scienze dell Università di Cagliari Supplemento al Vol LXXV, Calò CM, Piras IS, Vacca L, Ghiani ME, Gonzales-Perez E, Varesi L, Moral P, Vona G (2005) Analisi delle frequenze di 10 inserzioni Alu nelle isole del Mediterraneo Occidentale. XV AAI Congress. 13. Calò CM, Moral P, Piras I, Vacca L, Ghiani M E, Gonzàles Pérez E, Varesi L y Vona G (2004) Variacion de inserciones ALU polimòrficas en poblaciones insulares del Mediterràneo occidental : Cerdena, Sicilia y Còrcega Actas XIII Congreso SEAB Oviedo, Septiembre 2003 Biologia de poblaciones humanas : diversidad, tiempo, espacio Ed JE Egocheaga Falchi A, Calò C, Piras I, Gonzàles Pérez E, Giovannoni L, Varesi L, Moral P y Vona G Distribuciòn de elementos ALU del cromosoma X en poblaciones Mediterràneas: Cerdena, Sicilia y Còrcega Actas XIII Congreso SEAB Oviedo, Septiembre 2003 Biologia de poblaciones humanas : diversidad, tiempo, espacio Ed JE Egocheaga , ABSTRACT 1. Vicentini C, Pecciarini L, Piras IS, Clavenna D, Albarello L, Bulfone A, Cangi MG, Doglioni C. Genome-wide copy number analysis reveal 1p36 loss in acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas. AACR Annual Meeting March 31, April 4, Chicago (IL). 2. Piras IS, De Montis A, Calò CM, Marini M, Atzori M, Corrias L, Sazzini M, Vona G, Contu L, Boattini A. Genome wide scan with nearly 700,000 SNPs in two sardinian subpopulations suggests some regions as candidate targets for positive selection. XIX AAI Congress, September, Turin (Italy) (Oral Communication). 3. Fraumene C, Cosso M, Sassu A, Maninchedda G, Marras F, Ledda P, Pirastu M, Bulfone A, Angius A, Piras IS. Analysis of complete mitochondrial genomes in CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 9

10 Ogliastra (Sardinia). XIX AAI Congress, September, Turin (Italy). 4. Calò CM, Ghiani ME, Corrias L, Vallascas E, Vona G, Piras I. Sanna E Variabilità genetica e suscettibilità individuale agli inquinanti ambientali. XVIII AAI Congress, 1 st 4 th October, Florence (Italy). 5. Corrias L, Calò CM,, Pistis G, Vona G, Angius A, Piras IS. Tipizzazione di un campione sardo della Trexenta attraverso l uso della piattaforma Affymetrix Genome-Wide Human SNP Array 6.0. XVIII AAI Congress, 1 st 4 th October, Florence (Italy). 6. Piras I, Melis A, Falchi A, Varesi L, Corrias L, Vona G, Calò CM. High frequencies of GSTT*1 in Corsican population. II SIBE Congress, 1 st 3 th October, Alghero (Italy). 7. Falchi A, Piras IS, Calò CM, Moral P, Vona G, Varesi L. Prevalenza dei fattori di rischio delle malattie cardiovascolari nella popolazione Corsa. XVII AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association). 26 th 29 th September, Cagliari (Italy). 8. Varesi L, Falchi A, Moral P, Ghiani E, Piras I, Calo CM, Vona G. Analisi della struttura genetica della popolazioni corsa e sarda. XVII AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association). 26 th 29 th September, Cagliari (Italy). 9. Piras I, Falchi A, Moral P, Paoli G, Ghiani E, Melis A, Calò CM, Varesi L, Vona G. Valutazione della pressione selettiva in 17 STRs nelle popolazioni umane del Mediterraneo. XVII AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association). 26 th 29 th September, Cagliari (Italy). 10. Vallascas E, Iovine MC, Rossetti I, Vargiu L, Zonno M, Floris G, Piras I, Sanna E Livelli di As, Cd, Pb e U in bambine di due Comuni della Sardegna a differente retroterra ambientale: Perdasdefogu ed Jerzu. XVII AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association). 26 th 29 th September, Cagliari (Italy). 11. Ghiani ME, Calò CM, Melis A, Vona G, Piras I. La genetica dei sardi: stato dell arte. XVII AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association). 26 th 29 th September, Cagliari (Italy). 12. Melis A, Piras I, Calò CM, Ghiani ME, Vona G Incidenza del sovrappeso e dell'obesità tra i coscritti sardi del 1969 e del XVII AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association). 26 th 29 th September, Cagliari (Italy). 13. Piras I, Melis A, Ghiani ME, Calò CM, Vona G Variabilità dell allele H del gene CHIT nel Mediterraneo. I SIBE Congress, 4 th 7 th September, Florence (Italy) 14. Giovannoni L, Falchi A, Piras IS, Amoros JP, Paoli G, Tofanelli S, Vona G, Varesi L. Diversity of β Globin haplotypes associated with β-thalassemia in Corsica (France) IEEE ISEIM 2006, 10 th 13 th July, Corte and Ajaccio (France). 15. Piras I, Varesi L, Falchi A, Giovannoni L, Ghiani ME, Calò C, Vona G. Distribution of β Globin Cluster Haplotypes in Sardinia (Italy). IEEE ISEIM 2006, 10 th 13 th July, Corte and Ajaccio (France). 16. Salaris L, Poulain M, Piras IS, Ghiani ME, Inghes S, Vona G, Calò CM. Height and longevity among males born in Villagrande Strisaili, Sardinia ( ). XLIII Scientific Meeting of Italian Scientific Society of Statistic, 14th 16th June, Turin (Italy). 17. Loviselli A, Piras I, Ghiani ME, Velluzzi F, Vona G, Calò C. Prevalence and trend of overweigh and obesity among sardinian conscripts of 1951 and XXVI Giornate Endocrinologiche Pisane, 6th 8th June, Pisa (Italy). 18. Calò CM, Ghiani ME, Piras IS, Cireddu MI, Falchi A, Massidda M, Vona G. La performance sportiva e i polimorfismi genetici: analisi su un campione sardo. XVI AAI Congress, 28 th 31 st October, Genoa (Italy). 19. Ghiani ME, Varesi L, Piras IS, Giovannoni L, Falchi A, Calò CM, Vona G Un isolato CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 10

11 linguistico e il DNA mitocondriale: Carloforte (Sardegna). XVI AAI Congress, 28 th 31 st October, 2005 Genoa (Italy). 20. Piras IS, Vona G, Ghiani ME, Inghes S, Salaris L, Calò CM Valutazione della statura e del BMI in Sardegna Dati sulle reclute del XVI AAI Congress, 28 th 31 st October, Genoa (Italy). 21. Calò CM, Ghiani ME, Piras IS, Cireddu MI, Massidda M, Vona G Analisi di due polimorfismi genetici (ACE e ACTN3) in un campione di atleti. VIII SIGU Congress (Italian Society of Human Genetics), 28 th September 1 st October, Domus de Maria (CA) (Italy). 22. Varesi L, Giovannoni L, Falchi A, Moral P, Ghiani ME, Piras IS, Calò CM, Vona G Structure genetique de la population Corse XXVIIe Colloque du groupement des anthropologistes de langue francaise, 26th 28th May, Toulouse (France) 23. Ghiani ME, Calò CM, Piras IS, Cireddu MI, Massidda M, Vona G. Analisi di polimorfismi genetici in atleti sardi d elite. La ricerca scientifica nelle Scienze Motorie, 20th Maggio May, Cagliari (Italy). 24. Ghiani ME, Calò CM, Piras IS, Massidda M, Vona G. Analysis of genetic polymorphisms in elite Sardinian (Italy) athletes. Annual European Human Genetics Conference, 7th 10th May, Prague (Czech Republic). 25. Calò CM, Moral P, Piras IS, Varesi L, Vona G. Molecular analysis of mediterranean populations through 10 Alu insertion polymorphisms. Congrès International. Environnement et identitè en Mediterraneè. 19 th 25 th July, Corte (France) 26. Falchi A, Calò C, Piras I, Gonzales E, Giovannoni L, Varesi L, Moral P, Vona G. Distribuzione di sei inserzioni Alu del cromosoma X nelle popolazioni del Mediterraneo Occidentale. Congrès International. Environnement et identitè en Mediterraneè. 19 th 25 th July, Corte (France). 27. Piras IS, Varesi L, Vacca L, Moral P, Vona G Distribution of CCR5 and CCR2 mutations among Corsican and Sardinian populations. Congrès International. Environnement et identitè en Mediterraneè. 19 th 25 th July, Corte (France). 28. Falchi A, Calò CM, Piras IS, Gonzalez-Perez E, Varesi L, Moral P, Vona G. Distribuzione di alcune Alu del cromosoma X in Corsica e in altre popolazioni del Mediterraneo. XV AAI Congress 28 th -30 th September, Chieti (Italy). 29. Calò CM, Piras IS, Vacca L, Ghiani ME, Gonzales-Perez E, Varesi L, Moral P, Vona G. Analisi delle frequenze di 10 inserzioni Alu nelle isole del Mediterraneo Occidentale. XV AAI Congress (Italian Anthropology Association) 28 th -30 th September, Chieti (Italy). 30. Falchi A, Calò CM, Piras IS, Gonzalez-Perez E, Varesi L, Moral P, Vona G Distribución de las Alus del cromosoma X en las poblaciones del Mediterráneo Occidental XIII Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Antropología Biológica Oviedo, Septiembre Calò CM, Piras IS, Vacca L, Ghiani ME, Gonzales-Perez E, Varesi L, Moral P, Vona G Análisis de las poblaciones del Mediterráneo Occidental a través de inserciones ALU polimórfica XIII Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Antropología Biológica Oviedo, Septiembre Falchi A, Ghiani ME, Piras IS, Vacca L, Vona G. Evolution of matrimonial structure in some isolates of Sardinia (Italy) XV ICAES Pre-Session Bio-Cultural interactions in the phenomena of isolation and migration of the human populations, 4 th -7 th July, Ravenna (Italy). 33. Piras IS, Vacca L, Calò CM. Migrations, epidemics and genetic effects XV ICAES Pre-Session Bio Cultural interactions in the phenomena of isolation and migration in the human populations 4 th -7 th July, Ravenna (Italy) CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 11

12 SEQUENCES PUBLISHED IN GENEBANK 1. Varesi L, Piras IS, Vona G, Falchi A, Tofanelli S, and Paoli G. Mitochondrial DNA polymorphism in the HVRI control region in the population of Tuscany (Italy). Genbank (wwwnbcinmlnihgov) DQ DQ Varesi L, Piras IS, Giovannoni L, Calò CM and Vona G. MIthocondrial DNA polymorphism in the HVRI control region in the population of Sardinia (San Pietro). Genbank (wwwnbcinmlnihgov) DQ DQ Falchi A, Piras IS, Giovannoni L, Vona G and Calò CM Mithocondrial DNA polymorphism in the HVRI control region in the population of Sardinia (Sant Antioco). Genbank (wwwnbcinmlnihgov) DQ DQ Moral P, Piras IS, Varesi L, and Vona G. Mithocondrial DNA polymorphism in the HVRI control region in the population of Morocco. Genbank (wwwnbcinmlnihgov) DQ DQ Varesi L, Piras IS, Calò CM and Vona G. Mithocondrial DNA polymorphism in the HVRI control region in the population of Sardinia (Gallura). Genbank (wwwnbcinmlnihgov) DQ DQ CV Ignazio Stefano Piras Pag 12

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