Gianni Gilioli

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Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy

Research Fellow, CASAS Global


Education and Languages

MS in Biology, University of Parma, Italy

PhD in Animal Biology, University of Bologna, Italy

Postdoctoral work in Mathematics, University of Parma, Italy


Italian, English

Expertise & Research Interests

Risk assessment in food chain

Mathematical models of single-population dynamics, simple trophic web, and spatially structured populations

Mathematical models of the analysis of eco-epidemiological systems

 Relevant Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Medical School, University of Brescia (Italy)
  • Expert, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • Visiting Scientist, ICIPE,[DAZL1]  Nairobi, Kenia
  • Reviewer for several scientific journals

Selected Publications

Gilioli, G., S. Pasquali, F. Riolo, and S. Tramontini. 2013. Modelling local and long-distance dispersal of invasive chestnut gall wasp in Europe. Ecological Modelling 263: 28–290.

Gilioli, G., A. Bodini, and J. Baumgärtner. 2013. Metapopulation modelling and management strategies evaluation. An application to the Pine processionary moth. Ecological Modelling 260: 1-10.

Gilioli, G., S. Pasquali, and F. Ruggeri. 2012. Nonlinear functional response parameter estimation in a stochastic predator-prey model. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 9(1):75-96.

Gutierrez, A. P., L. Ponti, M. Cooper, G. Gilioli, J. Baumgärtner, and C. Duso. 2012. Prospective analysis of the invasive potential of the European grapevine moth (Lobesia botrana (Den. & Schiff.)) in California. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 14(3): 225–238.

Gilioli, G., and L. Mariani. 2010. Sensitivity of Anopheles gambiae population dynamics to meteo-hydrological variability: A mechanistic approach. Malaria Journal 10:294.

Gutierrez, A. P., G. Gilioli, and J. Baumgärtner. 2009. Eco-social consequences of disease management in East African agro-pastoral systems: Policy implications. PNAS 106(31): 13136-13141.

Gilioli ,G., A. Bodini, J. Baumgärtner, P. Weidmann, and J. Hartmann. 2008. A novel approach based on information theory to rank conservation strategies: An application to amphibian metapopulations. Animal Conservation 11(6): 472-475.

Baumgärtner, J., G. Gilioli, G. Tikubet, and A. P. Gutierrez. 2008. Eco-social analysis of an East African agro-pastoral system: Management of tsetse and bovine trypanosomiasis. Ecological Economics 65(1): 125-135.

Gilioli, G., and J. Baumgärtner. 2007. Adaptive ecosocial system sustainability enhancement in Sub-Saharan Africa. EcoHealth 4(4): 428-444.

Gilioli, G., and S. Pasquali. 2007. Use of individual-based models for population parameters estimation. Ecological Modelling 200: 109-118.

Herren, H. R., J. Baumgärtner, and G. Gilioli. 2007. From integrated pest management to adaptive ecosystem management. In S. J. Scherr and J.A. McNeely (eds.), Farming with Nature: The Science and Practice of Ecogriculture. Washington, D.C., Island Press, pp.178-190.