13/02/2017 - 12:00 - Sala Marie Curie

An evolutionary perspective on hunter-gatherers health

Scientific sessions, PRBB CRG Conferences

Andrea Migliano

Evolutionary Anthropology, University College London. London, UK

Andrea Migliano, from the University College, London, UK, studies the evolution of human’s adaptations as well as evolutionary theory applied to the origins of human phenotypic diversity, gene-culture co-evolution, as well as adaptations of hunter-gatherers and small scale societies. She has developed long term fieldwork in the Philippines studying hunter-gatherers and in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Currently she is working on the evolution of body size and life history traits in pygmies and other forager populations, as well as in Behavioural Ecology of current hunter-gatherers in the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Congo. She has been invited by Jaume Bertranpetit (UPF).