I am a biologist interested in evolution using genomics as a tool. My goal is to approach our own evolutionary history and to understand the basic mechanisms having been acting in shaping our past. A main interest is to understand adaptation though the detection of positive (adaptive) selection in the genomes. We are applying tools of network theory and systems biology to unravel the genetic bases of complex adaptations.

About me


A university professor convinced that we must work hard on research to widen our understanding of the world (and of ourselves).

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I have been (and still am) accompanied by a fantastic team of young people that make me think more than I would have done by myself

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Research lines


From the genomes into humans. Understanding natural selection, adaptation and population history. Pieces of our evolutionary history

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