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António Amorim
Full Professor
Antonio Amorim is Full Professor at the Biology Department, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto and leads the Population Genetics research group at IPATIMUP. His research focuses on mathematical modeling in pure and applied (forensics and diagnostics) population genetics and evolution. Among most relevant published results, those reconstructing the history of domestications and the phylogeny of lab mice lines, the demographic genetic history of various human populations and the estimation of mutation rates can be cited. He sits (and has sat) on the Board of various scientific societies and Editorial boards and is (and was) the Director of various postgraduate programs. His publication record (Scopus) amounts to 459 papers, over 8,800 citations, and an h-index of 45.