Giorgio Bianciardi

Giorgio Bianciardi was born in 1954, he graduated cum lauda in Biological Sciences in 1978. He teaches General Pathology, Microbiology and Astrobiology at the University of Siena, where he is an eminent researcher in the biomedical and astrobiological fields. He has produced hundreds of papers, essays and books about past and current life on Mars and the origins of life on Earth. He is currently Vice-President of UAI (Italian Astrophiles Association), Director of the Astronomical Observatory of Montarrenti (Siena) and editor of “Astronomia” magazine.