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Giorgio Bernardi, 2008-05-08

 Item — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Interview on May 8, 2008 with Giorgio Bernardi on one tape and then join by Martin Reese for the second half.


  • Creation: 2008-05-08

Conditions Governing Access

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online: Select tapes have been digitized thanks to support from CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant awarded in 2021, these tapes are available for research online via our Oral History Website and in person at CSHL Archives. Please contact CSHL Archives with any questions regarding availability.

Biographical / Historical

Giorgio Bernardi received an MD degree from the University of Padua (Italy) and a degree in Physics from the University of Strasbourg (France). He spent most of his scientific career with the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), first at the Center for Research on Macromolecules in Strasbourg, then at the Jacques Monod Institute in Paris. Dr. Bernardi was the President of the Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn in Naples between 1998 and 2006, and Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Evolution there. He was also the Editor-in-Chief of GENE.

Giorgio Bernardi has published over 350 papers in the fields of molecular genetics and molecular evolution as well as a book entitled “Structural and evolutionary genomics: natural selection in genome evolution” (Elsevier, 2004).

Dr. Bernardi was the Chairman of the FEBS Course Committee (1977-86), of COGENE, the Committee on Genetic Experimentation of ICSU (1982-96), and of the Scientific Council of ROSTE (2002-2004). He obtained a honorary degree from the Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Moscow (Russia), and from the University of Ancona (Italy). He was a Fogarty Scholar at NIH, Bethesda, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Osaka and at the National Institute of Genetics, Mishima (Japan).

Dr. Bernardi is a Member of several Academies (including Academia Europaea and the Istituto Veneto) and scientific Societies. He is the Chairman of International Society of Molecular Evolution.


1 Cassettes (Individual Interview with Giorgio Bernardi) : MiniDV - CSHL1019

0.5 Cassettes (Joint Interview with Giorgio Bernardi and Martin Reese) : MiniDV - CSHL1020

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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