Gianpiero Cavalleri is Associate Professor of Human Genetics, Deputy Director of the SFI FutureNeuro Research Centre and Director of the Human Genetic Variation Research Group, one of the largest human genetics research groups in Ireland. Prof. Cavalleri is also Deputy Director of the School of Postgraduate Studies at RCSI.
Gianpiero received his Ph.D. in human genetics at University College London in 2006. Prior to his arrival at RCSI, he worked at the Institute for Genome Science and Policy at Duke University, North Carolina. He was appointed to faculty at RCSI in 2008. Prof. Cavalleri has published over 100 articles in leading peer reviewed international journals including Nature, Nature Genetics, PNAS and the New England Journal of Medicine. A feature of his research is its diversity, and his research group works at the interface of computational biology, clinical research and human evolution.