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Anthropology Unit

Anthropology Unit | University of Geneva

Alicia Sanchez-Mazas

Professeure ordinaire

Full Professor

Head of the Anthropology Unit of the Departement of Genetics and Evolution (UA-GENEV)
Member of the Laboratory of Anthropology, Genetics and Peopling history (AGP)

Teaching and Research in anthropology, evolution and human population genetics

Academic responsabilities

Vice-head and students' advisor for the Biology Section

Current project (since 2016):

Molecular evolution of HLA genes as targets of natural selection: population genomics and functional predictions**

See recent publication (2017): HLA-B molecular variation and its links with malaria in Africa.

Recently funded research projects:

FNS project (2012-2015): Early human settlements in contrasting environments: HLA molecular variation and its link to population expansions and immune adaptation .

FNS project (2009-2012): Early human settlements in East Asia: HLA molecular variation, population expansions and linguistic differentiations .

FP7 project: (2012-2015) A Europe-wide strategy to enhance Transplantation of highly sensitized patients on basis of Acceptable HLA Mismatches .

Alicia Sanchez-Mazas
Alicia Sanchez-Mazas
University of Geneva
Dpt. of Genetic & Evolution
Anthropology Unit
Quai Ernest-Ansermet 30
1205 Genève
Ph +41 22 379 69 67
Fax +41 22 379 31 94