Dr. Sandro Sublimi Saponetti graduated in Biological Science, advanced course in Paleopathology and Field Anthropology. He is a Researcher, Aggregate Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Biology at the University of Bari. His research concerning reconstruction of the daily life of past populations, morphological changes of the skeleton in response to different levels of physical activity and work, nutrition and adaptation to cultural and religious patterns. Skeletal stress markers, paleopathology, cross sectional geometry of humeral and femural mid-shaft, ancient DNA extraction. Immigrant people, biogenetic dynamics of ancient peoples during Neolithic transition and in Late Antiquity. Manual 3D facial reconstruction of ancient peoples.
Over the past 25 years collaborate with the Archaeological Superintendence of Puglia as physical anthropologist examining skeletal remains of ancient populations and organized the museum exhibition of human skeletal remains and graves in the State Archaeological Museums of Bari, Canosa, Altamura, Gravina. He has participated in numerous conferences and media interviews on cases from studies of Applied Anthropology in Archaeology and the facial reconstructions of ancient peoples.
In the course of 14 years he lectured in Laboratory Teaching of Science, Laboratory of Anthropology (BIO/08), Archeoantropologia (BIO/08), Human Paleontology (BIO/08), Anthropology (BIO 08), Paleoanthropology (BIO/08) at Universities of Foggia and Bari and in the School of Specialization in Archaeological Heritage.
Physical Anthropology, Bioarchaeology, Field Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, Paleopathology, Battlefield Archaeology, Historical Archaeology, Forensic Facial Reconstruction.