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Serena Tucci, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Serena Tucci, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Anthropology

    10 Sachem Street

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States



Serena Tucci is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Principal Investigator of the Human Evolutionary Genomics Laboratory at Yale University. She is also affiliated with the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Dr. Tucci’s research addresses fundamental questions in human evolution and population history using DNA from present-day and ancient humans. Prior to joining Yale, she conducted postdoctoral research at the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington Seattle and at the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University. She was supported by the Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research from the American Philosophical Society. Tucci received her Ph.D. in Evolutionary and Environmental Biology from the University of Ferrara in Italy, where she was awarded the Young Investigator Fellowship in 2013 and 2015.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Ferrara, Evolutionary and Environmental Biology

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