Federico Germani

Federico Germani

Federico is a geneticist and molecular biologist at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He grew up in Senago, a town near Milano, Italy. Because of his interest in geopolitics, geography and social sciences, he studied International Relations at the University of London.
He is a former swimmer and swimming instructor. He believes that sports educates people in thinking critically.

Articles @ Culturico

30.01.19 – Greta Thunberg’s speech explained

18.01.19 – Pasta is healthy

07.01.19 – Do humans feel more pain than animals?

28.12.18 – Marx’s modern view on global capitalism

16.12.18 – Multilateral agreement is the only justification of “humanitarian” wars

08.12.18 – How journals kill scientific Romanticism

30.11.18 – Anti-Semitism is key for Israel’s aggressive policies

22.11.18 – Kim wants denuclearization, not Trump

14.11.18 – The importance of teaching randomness

06.11.18 – How language shapes the way we think of the international system

29.10.18 – Lives and dreams of Tighmert

21.10.18 – North Korea’s simple strategies confuse media and political analysts


Scientific publications

12.2018 – Baillon et al., “Xrp1 is a transcription factor required for cell competition-driven elimination of loser cells”, Scientific Reports. LINK

11.2018 – Germani et al., “The Toll pathway inhibits tissue growth and regulates cell fitness in an infection-dependent manner“, eLife. LINK

02.2018 – Germani et al., “Mosaic analysis in Drosophila“, Genetics. LINK