Genomics opens new scenarios for the conservation management of the Red-legged Partridge
About the author
Giovanni Forcina obtained his MSc and PhD (2014) at the University of Pisa (Italy) where he started to work on the Red-legged Partridge and other galliforms in the research team headed by Professor Filippo Barbanera. Giovanni has later worked as postdoctoral appointee on vertebrate population and evolutionary genetics at Doñana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC) in Seville (Spain), the National University of Singapore, and the Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University (Japan). He is now affiliated to the University of Porto (Portugal) where he is working on the genomic characterisation of local livestock breeds and that of their gut microbiome composition.