Olga Rickards

Full Professor of Anthropology

Department of Biology
Laboratory of Anthropology
Tel. 06-7259-4347
e-mail: rickards@uniroma2.it










Latest publications

  • 2020 – Sr isotopic composition as a tool for unraveling human mobility in the Campania area – Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences10.1007/s12520-020-01088-0
  • 2020 – Erratum: A multidisciplinary approach to investigate the osteobiography of the Roman Imperial population from Muracciola Torresina (Palestrina, Rome, Italy) – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102279
  • 2020 – The edge of the Empire: diet characterization of medieval Rome through stable isotope analysis – Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences10.1007/s12520-020-01158-3
  • 2020 – Concerted variation of the 3′ regulatory region of Ig heavy chain and Gm haplotypes across human continental populations – American Journal of Physical Anthropology10.1002/ajpa.24011
  • 2020 – Leopoli-Cencelle (9th–15th centuries CE), a centre of Papal foundation: bioarchaeological analysis of the skeletal remains of its inhabitants – Annals of Human Biology10.1080/03014460.2020.1808064
  • 2020 – Back to the roots: dental calculus analysis of the first documented case of coeliac disease – Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences10.1007/s12520-019-00962-w
  • 2020 – A multidisciplinary approach for investigating dietary and medicinal habits of the Medieval population of Santa Severa (7th-15th centuries, Rome, Italy) – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0227433
  • 2019 – Evaluation of skin-related variants in African ancestry populations and their role in personal identification – Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series10.1016/j.fsigss.2019.09.067
  • 2019 – A multidisciplinary approach to investigate the osteobiography of the Roman Imperial population from Muracciola Torresina (Palestrina, Rome, Italy) – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.101960
  • 2019 – Eneolithic subsistence economy in Central Italy: first dietary reconstructions through stable isotopes – Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences10.1007/s12520-019-00789-5
  • 2019 – Dissecting the pre-Columbian genomic ancestry of Native Americans along the Andes–Amazonia divide – Molecular Biology and Evolution10.1093/molbev/msz066
  • 2019 – Effect of Neolithic transition on an Italian community: Mora Cavorso (Jenne, Rome) – Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences10.1007/s12520-018-0615-9
  • 2019 – The medieval population of Leopoli-Cencelle (Viterbo, Latium): Dietary reconstruction through stable isotope analysis from bone proteins – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.12.013
  • 2019 – CYP1A1 variability in human populations – Collegium Antropologicum
  • 2019 – First analysis of ancient burned human skeletal remains probed by neutron and optical vibrational spectroscopy – Science Advances10.1126/sciadv.aaw1292
  • 2018 – Mitochondrial characterisation of two Spanish populations from the Vera and Bejar valleys (Central Spain) – Annals of Human Biology10.1080/03014460.2018.1559355
  • 2018 – Who were the miners of Allumiere? A multidisciplinary approach to reconstruct the osteobiography of an Italian worker community – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0205362
  • 2018 – Dental calculus reveals diet habits and medicinal plant use in the Early Medieval Italian population of Colonna – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.05.023
  • 2018 – Signs of continental ancestry in urban populations of Peru through autosomal STR loci and mitochondrial DNA typing – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0200796
  • 2018 – Bioarchaeological approach to the study of the medieval population of Santa Severa (Rome, 7th–15th centuries) – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.12.043
  • 2018 – Human population genetics of the Mediterranean – Annals of Human Biology – 10.1080/03014460.2017.1416909
  • 2018 – Mitochondrial variability in the Mediterranean area: a complex stage for human migrations – Annals of Human Biology10.1080/03014460.2017.1416172
  • 2017 – Comparison of two different DNA extraction methodologies for critical bone or teeth samples – Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series10.1016/j.fsigss.2017.09.110
  • 2017 – Sex molecular diagnosis on critical samples: Comparison of different methodologies – Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series10.1016/j.fsigss.2017.09.168
  • 2017 – Genetic characterization and determination of the number of individuals by molecular analysis in a prehistoric finding – Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series10.1016/j.fsigss.2017.09.187
  • 2017 – The genetic landscape of Serbian populations through mitochondrial DNA sequencing and non-recombining region of the y chromosome microsatellites – Collegium Antropologicum
  • 2017 – East of the Andes: The genetic profile of the Peruvian Amazon populations – American Journal of Physical Anthropology10.1002/ajpa.23209
  • 2017 – Bight of Benin: a Maternal Perspective of Four Beninese Populations and their Genetic Implications on the American Populations of African Ancestry – Annals of Human Genetics10.1111/ahg.12186
  • 2017 – Linking between genetic structure and geographical distance: Study of the maternal gene pool in the Ethiopian population – Annals of Human Biology10.3109/03014460.2016.1155646
  • 2016 – Archaeo-biological reconstruction of the Italian medieval population of Colonna (8th–10th centuries CE) – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.11.013
  • 2016 – Exploring the mitochondrial DNA variability of the Amazonian Yanomami – American Journal of Human Biology10.1002/ajhb.22877
  • 2016 – Prof. Gian Franco De Stefano (Turin, September 3rd 1939 – Rome, January 1st 2016) – Annals of human biology10.3109/03014460.2016.1167273
  • 2016 – Grapevine carpological remains revealed the existence of a Neolithic domesticated Vitis vinifera L. specimen containing ancient DNA partially preserved in modern ecotypes – Journal of Archaeological Science10.1016/j.jas.2016.04.014
  • 2016 – Variability and distribution of COL1A2 (type i collagen) polymorphisms in the central-eastern Mediterranean Basin – Annals of Human Biology10.3109/03014460.2015.1006679
  • 2016 – Central Italy: History of ancient and current migrations – Italy: Social, Environmental and Agricultural Issues