Saverio Vicario

Saverio Vicario was a researcher in CNR -ITB, Bari since 2006 and in staff since 2011 ITB-BA. He left this Institute in October 2016, and now works at CNR – Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research.


Bachelor degree in Zoology in “TorVergata” University (Rome) and PhD in ecology and evolutionary biology in Yale University. Its work produced 16 peer reviewed articles in molecular systematics and genome evolution.

From a methodological point of view he has interest in developing and refining statistical methods within phylogenetic approach to study biodiversity in general and biodiversity observed by means of environmental sequencing. From a biological point of view has interest in the mode of evolution of mitochondrial genome and its contribution to organism adaptation.

He participate to the Italian LifeWatch Network and he is member of the SIBE (Societa Italiana di Biologia Evoluzionistica) and BITS (Bioinformatics Italian Society).

View his publications.