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Biography

Prof. Luca Sineo

University of Palermo, Italy

Professor


Email: luca.sineo@unipa.it, luca.sineo@gmail.com


Qualifications

1996 Master degree in Medical genetics

1987 Ph.D., Università di Firenze, Anthropology

1983 Degree in Biology, Università degli Studi di Firenze


Publications (Selected)

  1. PICONE B, MASTERS JC, SILVESTRO M, SINEO L, DELPERO M. Phylogenetic relationship between primates and Rodentia: searching for cytogenetic signatures by chromosome painting data and cladistic analysis using chromosome characters– JOURNAL OF MAMMALIAN EVOLUTION – 2011.
  2. D'AMORE G, DI MARCO S, DI SALVO R, MESSINA AD, SINEO L. (2010).EARLY HUMAN PEOPLING OF SICILY: EVIDENCE FROM THE MESOLITHIC SKELETAL REMAINS FROM GROTTA D'ORIENTE.ANNALS OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, vol. 37; p. 403-426, ISSN: 0301-4460, doi: 10.3109/03014461003712947.
  3. INCARBONA A, ZARCONE G, AGATE M, BONOMO S, DI STEFANO E, MASINI F, RUSSO F, SINEO L. (2010).A multidisciplinary approach to reveal the Sicily Climate and Environment over the last 20 000 years.CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GEOSCIENCES, vol. 2010; p. 71-82, ISSN: 1896-1517, doi: 10.2478/V10085-010-0005-8.
  4. MONA S, CATALANO G, LARI M, GREGER L, BOSCATO P, CASOLI A, SINEO L., DI PATTI C, PECCHIOLI E, CARAMELLI D, BERTORELLE G (2010).Population dynamic of the extinct European aurochs: genetic evidence of a north-south differentiation pattern and no evidence of post-glacial expansion.BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, vol. 10; p. 1-13, ISSN: 1471-2148, doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-10-83.
  5. PICONE B, SINEO L. (2010). A cladistic approach to testing phylogenomic evolution in Strepsirhines. In:PRIMATE RESEARCH. Kyoto, Japan, 12-18 sept. 2010, Kyoto: Kyoto University, p. 454.
  6. PICONE B, SINEO L., SILVESTRO D, DELPERO M, MASTERS J (2010).What can chromosomes tell us about the origins of primates? 7THCongressPrimate Ecology and Genetics Group– South Africa –On line publication.
  7. SINEO L., ROCCELLA M, PICONE B, STANYON R, GENIN F, MASTERS J (2010).Preliminary data on cytogenetics and cytotaxonomy of Cercopithecus albogoularis labiatus (Samango monkey) ? 7THCongressPrimate Ecology and Genetics Group– South Africa – On line publication.
  8. SINEO L. (2010). 1809-2009, duecento anni di evoluzionismo. In: B. Massa. OMAGGIO A CHARLES DARWIN. 1809-2009: DUECENTO ANNI DI EVOLUZIONISMO. p. 17-36, Palermo: Kalos, ISBN/ISSN: 978-88-89224-94-6.
  9. CATALANO G, CARAMELLI D, SINEO L. (2009).THE ANCIENT DNA APPROACH INTHE CULTURAL HERITAGE STUDY AND MANAGEMENT.SCIENCE AND CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. p. 561-568, PALERMO: CENTRO REGIONALE PROGETTAZIONE E RESTAURO, ISBN/ISSN: 978886164086-3.
  10. D'AMORE G, DI MARCO S, TARTARELLI G, BIGAZZI R, SINEO L. (2009).Late Pleistocene Human Evolution in Sicily: Comparative morphometric analysis of grotta di San Teodoro craniofacial remains.JOURNAL OF HUMAN EVOLUTION; p. 1-14, ISSN: 0047-2484, doi: 10.1016/j.hevol.2009.02.02.
  11. SINEO L., MESSINA A, PETRUSO D (2009). Biogeography of Tertiary Primates: Discussion over an updated Data Base.In:FOLIA PRIMATOLOGICA. Asti, 1-3 Aprile 2009 Zurigo: Karger, vol. 80, p. 380 -ISBN/ISSN: 978-3-8055-9398-4, doi: DOI: 10.1159/000225941.
  12. SINEO L., MESSINA AD, PETRUSO D (2009).OLD WORLD NEOGENE PRIMATES: DISCUSSION OVER AN UPDATED DATABASE. In: EARTH SYSTEM EVOLUTION AND THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA FROM 23 MA TO THE PRESENT.ACTA NATURALIA, vol. 45, p. 243.
  13. CATALANO G, LARI M, MONA S, BOSCATO P, DI PATTI C, SINEO L., CASOLI A, BERTORELLE G, CARAMELLI D (2008).Mithocondrial DNA phylogeography in Italian Bos primigenius specimens: new insight into cattle domestication process. vol. 1, p. 285-286,37th International Symposium on Archaeometry(ISA 2008).
  14. DI SALVO R, D'AMORE G, MANNINO M.A, SCHIMMENTI V, CARAMELLI D, LALUEZA-FOX C, MESSINA A, CATALANO G, SINEO L. (2008).Ecology, morphometry and genetics of the Palaeo-Mesolithic human remains of Grotta d'Oriente, Favignana (Italy).In:INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGY. Cagliari, 26-29 settembre 2007, FIRENZE: Chiarelli B., vol. 1, p. 273-277, ISBN/ISSN: 0393-9383.
  15. MESSINA A, SINEO L., SCHIMMENTI S, DI SALVO S (2008).Cribra orbitaria and enamel Hypoplasia of the Iron-Age (IX-VII centuries b.C.) human group of Polizzello (Sicily).JOURNAL OF PALEOPATHOLOGY, vol. 20; p. 17-23, ISSN: 1120-0200.
  16. PICONE B, DUMAS F, STANYON R, LANNINO A, BIGONI F, PRIVITERA O, SINEO L. (2008). Exploring Evolution in Ceboidea (Platyrrhini, Primates) by Williams-Beuren Probe (HSA7q11.23) Chromosome Mapping.FOLIA PRIMATOLOGICA, vol. 79 (5); p. 417-427, ISSN: 0015-5713.
  17. PICONE B, ROBINSON T.J, SINEO L. (2008).RECONSTRUCTION OF GENOMIC REARRANGEMENTS IN AFRICAN DORMICE (RODENTIA-GLIRIDAE) BY CROSS-SPECIES CHROMOSOME PAINTING AND HUMAN SYNTENIC ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS. vol. 1, p. 26,EXCERPTS FROM DBCS– Dec. 2008.
  18. SINEO L., MANACHINI B, CAROTENUTO G, PIOMBINO-MASCALI D, ZINK A.R, PALLA F (2008).The Palermo Cappuccini Catacombs project: a Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of a Modern Mummy Collection /ca 1600-1900).CONSERVATION SCIENCE IN CULTURAL HERITAGE, vol. 88; p. 155-165, ISSN: 1973-9494.
  19. SINEO L., PASSANTINO M (2008). Anthropology and Genetics of Coeliac Disease. In:INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGY. FIRENZE: Chiarelli B. (ED), vol. 1, p. 79-84, ISBN/ISSN: 0393-9383.
  20. DUMAS F, STANYON R, SINEO L., STONE G, BIGONI F (2007). Phylogenomics of species from four genera of New World monkeys by flow sorting and reciprocal chromosome painting.BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, vol. 7(s11); p. 1-14, ISSN: 1471-2148.
  21. GIARDINA E, PIETRANGELI I, MARTONE C, ASILI P, PREDAZZI I, MARSALA P, GABRIELE L, PIPOLO C, RICCI O, SOLA G, SINEO L., SPINELLA A, NOVELLI G (2007).In silico and in vitro comparative analysis to select, validate and test SNPs for human identification.BMC GENOMICS, vol. 8 (1); p. 457, ISSN: 1471-2164.
  22. MESSINA A, SINEO L. (2007). A CASE OF BIPARTITE PATELLA IN A PALEOCHRISTIAN NECROPOLIS IN MARSALA (ITALY).JOURNAL OF PALEOPATHOLOGY, vol. 19; p. 107-115, ISSN: 1120-0200.
  23. SINEO L., CARRILLO D (2007). Il Pool genetico umano nel Mediterraneo. In: CHIARELLI B. A CURA DI.Il Mediterraneo. Dalla Natura alla Cultura. p. 13-22, FIRENZE: Angelo Pontecorboli Edizioni, ISBN/ISSN: 9788888461302.
  24. SINEO L., DUMAS F, VITTURI R, PICONE B, PRIVITERA O, STANYON R (2007). WILLIAMS-BEUREN MAPPING IN CALLITHRIX ARGENTATA, CALLICEBUS CUPREUS AND ALOUATTA CARAYA INDICATES DIFFERENT PATTERNS OF CHROMOSOMAL REARRANGEMENTS IN NEOTROPICAL PRIMATES.JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGICAL SYSTEMATICS AND EVOLUTIONARY RESEARCH,vol. 45 (4); p. 366-371, ISSN: 0947-5745.
  25. BEJA-PEREIRA A, CARAMELLI D, LALUEZA-FOX C, VERNESI C, FERRAND N, CASOLI A, GOYACHE F, ROYO L.J, CONTI S, LARI M, MARTINI A, OURAGH L, MAGID A, ATASH A, ZSOLNAI A, BOSCATO P, TRIANTAPHYLIDIS C, PLOUMI K, SINEO L., MALLEGNI F, TABERLET P, SANPIETRO N, BARBUIANI G, LUIKART G, BERTORELLE G (2006). The origin of european cattle: Evidence from modern and ancient DNA.PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, vol. 103; p. 8113-8118, ISSN: 0027-8424.
  26. DUMAS F, SINEO L. (2006). Cytogenetics in New World Monkeys. In: Primate Cytogenetics and Comparative Genomics.Firenze, 29-30 AGOSTO 2004, FIRENZE: Firenze University press, p. 33-56, ISBN/ISSN: 88-84-53-3856.
  27. SINEO L., AUGUSTINE BASABOSE (2006). The Katane CRSN-IRSAC Centre in Eastern Congo: A Patrimony for Sciences.In:FOLIA PRIMATOLOGICAPalermo, 16-18 may 2005, BASEL: Karger, vol. 77(4), p. 268, ISBN/ISSN: 0015-5713.
  28. SINEO L., ROMAGNO D (2006). Born and Rise of human chromosome 7 syntenies.In:PRIMATE CYTOGENETICS AND COMPARATIVE GENOMICSFirenze, 29-30 AGOSTO 2004, FIRENZE: Firenze University press, p. 57-76, ISBN/ISSN: 88-84-53-3856.
  29. SINEO L., STANYON R (a cura di) (2006).PRIMATE CYTOGENETCS AND COMPARATIVE GENOMICS.Di SINEO L., STANYON R., FIRENZE: FLORENCE UNIVERSITY PRESS, p. 1-125, ISBN: 88-84-53-3856.
  30. DUMAS F, BIGONI F, STONE G, SINEO L., STANYON R (2005). Mapping genomic rearrangements in titi monkey by chromosome flow sorting and multidirectional in-situ hybridization.CHROMOSOME RESEARCH, vol. 13; p. 85-96, ISSN: 0967-3849.
  31. VITTURI R., LIBERTINI A., SINEO L., SPARACIO I., LANNINO A., GREGORINI A., COLOMBA M. (2005).CYTOGENETICS OF THE SNAILS CANTAREUS ASPERSUS AND C. MAZZULLII (MOLLUSCA: GASTROPODA: PULMONATA).MICRON, vol. 36; p. 351-357, ISSN: 0968-4328.