Giada Ferrari

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Room 3417
Visiting address Blindernveien 31 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1066 Blindern 0316 Oslo


I recently obtained my PhD in evolutionary biology from the University of Zurich, where I worked on metagenomics of ancient and historic soft tissues. During this time I became very interested in applying ancient DNA tools to study questions relevant to conservation genomics. For my postdoctoral fellowship at CEES I will be working on ancient DNA from archaeological cod bone samples.


Tags: Ancient DNA, Atlantic cod, Conservation genetics, Evolutionary genomics, Population genetics


  • Ferrari, Giada; Cuevas, Angelica; Gondek, Agata; Ballantyne, Rachel; Kersten, Oliver; Palsdottir, Albina Hulda; van der Jagt, Inge; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Ystgaard, Ingrid; Wickler, Stephen; Bigelow, Gerald F; Harland, Jennifer; Nicholson, Rebecca; Orton, David; Clavel, Benoît; Boessenkool, Sanne; Barrett, James H & Star, Bastiaan (2021). The preservation of ancient DNA in archaeological fish bone. Journal of Archaeological Science.  ISSN 0305-4403.  126(105317) . doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2020.105317 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ferrari, Giada; Neukamm, Judith; Baalsrud, Helle Tessand; Breidenstein, Abagail; Ravinet, Mark; Phillips, Carina; Rühli, Frank; Bouwman, Abigail & Schuenemann, Verena J. (2020). Variola virus genome sequenced from an eighteenth-century museum specimen supports the recent origin of smallpox. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences.  ISSN 0962-8436.  375(1812), s 1- 9 . doi: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0572 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ferrari, Giada; Lischer, Heidi E L; Neukamm, Judith; Rayo, Enrique; Borel, Nicole; Pospischil, Andreas; Rühli, Frank; Bouwman, Abigail & Campana, Michael G (2018). Assessing Metagenomic Signals Recovered from Lyuba, a 42,000-Year-Old Permafrost-Preserved Woolly Mammoth Calf. Genes.  ISSN 2073-4425.  9(9), s 1- 17 . doi: 10.3390/genes9090436 Full text in Research Archive.
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