Team members 

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Dr. habil. Luminița BEJENARU

Personal Information: E-mail: lumib@uaic.ro; bejlumi@yahoo.com   Citizenship: Romanian     Birth Date: December 26, 1965

Employment: Associate Professor, Faculty of Biology, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Romania. Scientific Researcher II, "Olga Necrasov" Centre of Anthropological Research, Romanian Academy - Iasi.

Work Experience: June 2014-prezent: Scientific Researcher II, "Olga Necrasov" Centre of Anthropological Research, Romanian Academy - Iasi.  2003-present: Associate Professor, Faculty of Biology, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Romania. 1998-2003: Lecturer, Faculty of Biology, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Romania. 1992-1998: Assistant, Faculty of Biology, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Romania. 1988-1992: Teacher of Biology, in General Schools of Udeşti (Suceava County, Romania), and Vultureşti (Suceava County, Romania).

Education and Training: 2017: Habilitation certificate in Biology (Comparative Anatomy), "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Romania. 1994-2000: Doctorate in Biology, specialisation of Comparative Anatomy, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Romania. 1998; 1996-1997: Paleontological Training in University of din Liege (Belgium), Department of "Evolution des vertebrés et evolution humaine", Program of scientific-cultural exchanges between Romania and French Community in Belgium "Training of specialist in animal and human palaeontology". 08/1995: - Paleontological and archaeological training on the site of Belle-Roche Belgium, in Ecole Wallonne de fouilles prehistoriques "Philippe-Charles Schmerling", University of Liege (Belgium). 1984-1988: Bachelor of Biology, Faculty of Biology-Geography-Geology, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Romania. 1980-1984: Baccalaureate, Sanitary Lyceum of Bacău, Romania.

Personal Skills: Native language: Romanian. Other languages: French, English

Professional Skills: Comparative Anatomy; Archeozoology; Human Anatomy; Physical Anthropology.

Doctoral Thesis: Comparative-anatomical study of the faunal remains discovered in the archaeological sites of XI-XVII centuries, on the territory of Romania (Archaeozoology of the XI-XVII centuries for the territory of Romania, 2000, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi, Romania.

Organizational/Managerial Skills: Head of the Department of Zoology & Ecology/Animal Biology (2005-2008);  Head of the Professional Laboratory of Animal Biology (2008-2012); Deputy Dean (2008-2012); Member in the Senat of "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi (2012-present); President of the Comision for degree programs in the Senat of "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi (2012-present); Vicepresident of the Center for gender equality in science, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi (2016-present); Representative of the "Al. I. Cuza "University in Coimbra Group, the Working Group-Live Education Sciences (2015-2016). Member in CNCSIS commission of Sciences of Life and Earth (2008-2011). Expert evaluator for CEEX, and CNCSIS projects. Member in International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ). Executive Editor for Analele Univ. "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, seria Biologie animal, ISSN 2343- 9041; ISSN-L 1224-581X. (2007-2017). Editor for Annuaire Roumain d'Anthropologie, ISSN 0570-2259.

Teaching Skills: Lectures and practical works: Human Anatomy; Comparative Anatomy; Animal Morphogenesis; Animal Histology and Embryology; Archaeozoology; Anthropology. Teaching Motilities and Projects: 1999, teaching mobility, Socrates-Erasmus Program, Université de Liege (Belgia), Department of Evolution des Vertebrés et Evolution Humaine; 2002, teaching mobility, Socrates-Erasmus Program, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (the Netherlands), Groninger Instituut voor Archeology; 2001-2002-2003, coordinator of the International Intensive Socrates-Erasmus Program, Arhaeozoology and Palaeozoology Summercourses, with the participation of the universities of Groningen (the Netherlands), and Bari (Italy); 2008, Program of master in Bioanthropology - ARACIS accreditation; 2009, Program of bachelor's degree in Biology. ARACIS periodic evaluation; 2009; 2010, Annual Session of Student Scientific Communications, Faculty of Biology.

Research Skills: Research Domains: Archaeozoology; Comparative Anatomy; Palaeoanthropology. National Award: 2011, Emil Racoviţă Award of Romanian Academy, for the volume Archaeozoogical Approach to Medieval Moldavia, British Archaeological Reports, Archaeopress, Oxford, England. CNCS-UEFISCDI, 2013, 932/PN II-PRECISI-2013-7-2596, for the paper «Holocene subfossil records of the auroch (Bos primigenius) in Romania». The Holocene, 23 (4), p. 603-614; 2014, 692/PN II-PRECISI-2014-8-5001, for the paper «Depictions of birds in the Cucuteni-Tripolye civilisation». International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 24 (3): 424-437; 2014, 780/PN II-PRECISI-2014-8-5090, for the paper «Domestic Mammals in Eastern Romania during the Early Middle Ages». Quaternary International, 346: 131-137; 2015, /PN-II-RU-PRECISI-2015-9-8396, for the paper «Beavers (Castor fiber) in the Past: Holocene Archaeological Evidence for Beavers in Romania». International journal of Osteoarchaeology, 25: 375-391. CNCS-UEFISCDI, 96/PN-III-P1-1.1- PRECISI-2016- 12758, 2016, for the paper «Genomic insights into the origin of farming in the ancient Near East ». Nature, 536: 419-424. Development of Research Laboratories - Organisation of the laboratory group in Bioarchaeologie, in the Platform for education and interdisciplinary research in archaeology (ARHEOINVEST). Development of the Laboratory of Archaeozoology. 

Scientific Publications (in the last 5 years) 

Monographic Volume 

Boghian D., Enea S.C., Ignatescu S., Bejenaru L., Stanc S.M., 2014, Comunitatile cucuteniene din zona Târgului Frumos. Cercetari interdisciplinare în siturile de la Costesti si Giurgesti, Editura Universitatii "Al.I.Cuza" Iasi, 321 p.

Edited Volumes

Bejenaru L. (Ed.), 2018, Worked Bone and Archaeology: proceedings of the 11th Meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone research Group in Iasi 2016, Special Issue, Quaternary International, 472 (A). Bejenaru L., Serjeantson D. (Eds.), 2014, Birds and Archaeology: New Research, Special Issue, International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 24 (3): 245-437. Online ISSN: 1099-1212. Iaţcu I., Ţurcanu S., Solcan L., Bejenaru L. (coord.), 2016, De la natură la cultură: arta prelucrării osului şi cornului, Editura Palatul Culturii, Iaşi.

Scientific articles in journals Web of Science

Bacumenco-Pirnau L., Bejenaru L., 2018, Daily life objects of bone and antler in the towns of Medieval Moldavia. Case study: Old Orhei (Republic of Moldova). Quaternary International, 472 (A), p. 160-167.

Bejenaru L., 2018, Worked Bone and Archaeology: proceedings of the 11th Meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone research Group in Iasi 2016. Quaternary International, 472 (A), p. 1-2.

Bejenaru L., Bodi G., Stanc S., Danu M., 2014, Middle Holocene Landscape to the East of Carpathians: bioarchaeological considerations on the Chalcolithic site of Hoise.ti (Ia.i County, Romania). Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 9 (4), p. 121-128.

Bejenaru L., Bodi G., Stanc S., Danu M., 2018, Middle Holocene subsistence east of the Romanian Carpathians: Bioarchaeological data from the Chalcolithic site of Poduri-Dealul Ghindaru. The Holocene, online first, doi.org/10.1177/0959683618782609

Bejenaru L., Monah D., 2014, Depictions of birds in the Cucuteni-Tripolye civilisation. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, vol. 24 (3), p. 424-437. Bejenaru L., Serjeantson D., 2014, Birds and Archaeology: New Research. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, vol. 24 (3), p. 245-246.

Bejenaru L., Stanc S., Popovici M., Balasescu A., 2015, Beavers (Castor fiber) in the Past: Holocene Archaeological Evidence for Beavers in Romania. International journal of Osteoarchaeology, 25, p. 375-391.

Danu M., Diaconu V., Bejenaru L., 2016, Chalcolithic agropastoralism traces in the site of Răuce.ti (Neam County, Romania): phytoliths and animal remains. International Journal of Conservation Science, 7(4): 1071-1080.

Lazaridis I., Nadel D., Rollefson G., C. Merrett D.C., Rohland N., Mallick S., Fernandes D., Novak M., Gamarra B., Sirak K., Connell S., Stewardson K., Harney E., Fu Q., Gonzalez-Fortes G., Jones E.P., Roodenberg S.A., Lengyel G., Bocquentin F., Gasparian B., Monge J.M., Gregg M., Eshed V., Mizrahi A.-S., Meiklejohn C., Gerritsen F., Bejenaru L., Blüher M., Campbell A., Cavalleri G., Comas D., Froguel P., Gilbert E., Kerr S.M., Kovacs P., Krause J., McGettigan D., Merrigan M., Merriwether D.A., O'Reilly S., Richards M.B., Semino O., Shamoon-Pour M., Stefanescu G., Stumvoll M., Tönjes A., Torroni A., Wilson J.F., Yengo L., Hovhannisyan N.A., Patterson N., Pinhasi R., Reich D., 2016, Genomic insights into the origin of farming in the ancient Near East. Nature, 536 (25 August 2016): 419-424.

Scientific articles in journals BDI

Bacumenco-Pîrnău L., Bejenaru L., 2015, Alimenta ia din Moldova secolelor XIV-XVIII: perspective .i metode de cercetare bio-arheologică. Revista Arheologica, XI, p. 294-302.

Bacumenco-Pîrnău L., Bejenaru L., 2017, Resursele alimentare de origine animală utilizate în Moldova medievală. O cronică a cercetărilor arheozoologice în perioada postbelică. Revista Arheologică, XIII: 278-289.

Bejenaru L., Bacumenco-Pîrnău L., Stanc S., 2014. Consideraţii privind importanţa porcului domestic (Sus domesticus) în economia alimentară a Moldovei medievale. Revista Arheologică, serie nouă, X (1-2): 271-289.

Bejenaru L., Bodi G., 2014, Animals in the economy and ritual of the Cucuteni Settlement from Poduri-Dealul Ghindaru (Bacău County, Romania). Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica, 20, p. 91-101.

Ceban I., Simalcsik A., Bejenaru L., 2016, Investigaţii pluridisciplinare privind tumulul 7 de la Crihana Veche (raionul Cahul). Akademos, 40 (1), 130-141.

Groza V.-M., Bejenaru L., Simalcsik A., 2015, Skeletal abnormalities in urban population of Ia.i (Ia.i County, Romania): paleopathological data on the necropolis discovered in the Princely Court, 17th century. Annuaire Roumain d'Anthropologie, 52, p. 5-16.

Groza V.M., Simalcsik A., Bejenaru L., 2014, Odontopathies in the population of old Ia.i city (Romania): the necropolis of the "Banu" Church, 16th-19th centuries. Analele Şt. ale Univ. "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, s. Biologie animală, LX: 105-114.

Groza V.-M., Simalcsik A., Bejenaru L., 2015, Medieval necropolis (XIVth-XVth centuries) of Piatra Neam - Dărmăne.ti. Anthropological report for 2012 campaign. Analele Ştiinţifice ale Universităţii ,,Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, s. Biologie animală, LXI, p, 55-88.

Groza V.-M., Simalcsik A., Bejenaru L., 2016, Spina bifida occulta in medieval and postmedieval times in eastern Romania. Memoirs of the Scientific Sections of the Romanian Academy, XXXIX, 2016: 103-115.

Groza V.-M., Simalcsik A., Bejenaru L., Simalcsik R.-D., 2015, Anthropological analysis of the skeletal series exhumed from the necropolis of Piatra Neam - Dărmăne.ti (XIVth-XVth centuries). Memoirs of the Scientific Sections of the Romanian Academy, XXXVIII, 2015, p. 83-96.

Groza V.M., Simalcsik A., Bejenaru L., Simalcsik R.D.., 2014, Osteopathies in the population of old Ia.i city (Romania): the necropolis of the "Banu" Church, 16th-19th centuries. Analele Şt. ale Univ. "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, s. Biologie animală, LX: 91-104.

Popovici M., Stanc S., Bejenaru L, 2016, Pig (Sus Domesticus) in Chalcolithic Settlements from Eastern Romania: a Morphometric Approach, Analele .tiin.ifice ale Universită.ii "Al. I. Cuza" din Ia.i, s. Biologie animală, Tom LXII, 2016.

Simalcsik A., Ursu I., Bejenaru L., 2015, The late mediaeval necropolis of Lăpuşna (Hânceşti County, Republic of Moldova). Preliminary anthropological results. Memoirs of the Scientific Sections of the Romanian Academy, XXXVIII, p. 97-120.

Scientific articles in other Journals, Monographs 

Bejenaru L., Bacumenco L., 2016, Animals for Food in the Golden Horde City of Old Orhei (Republic of Moldova): Topography and Archaeozoological Data. In Bocharov S. and Sitdikov A. (eds.), Dialogue of Urban and Steppe Cultures in the Eurasian Space. Historical Geography of the Golden Horde. Stratum, 259-262.

Bejenaru L., 2014, Învăţământul de Antropologie Biologică la Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iaşi. Studii şi Cercetări de Antropologie, p. 53-59.

Bejenaru L., 2016, Materii dure de origine animală: Consideraţii biologice. In Iaţcu I., Ţurcanu S., Solcan L., Bejenaru L. (coord.), 2016, De la natură la cultură: arta prelucrării osului şi cornului, Editura Palatul Culturii, Iaşi, 29-37.

Director of Research Projects

Project 32576-MEN/1999, Anatomical and histological studies concerning the develop- ment of some fish species in correlation with environmental factors. Grant CNCSIS tip A 35252/2001-2003, 23/972, Archaeozoology of Medieval Moldavia. Grant CNCSIS tip A, 2004-2006, Medieval Archaeozoology of the territory between Danube and Black Sea, and its connexions with the central and south-east European Space. Grant CNCSIS tip A 1374/2007-2008, Pluridisciplinary studies on the spreading and evolution of the agricultural way of life in he Neolithic (VI-IV millenia B.C.), east to eastern Carpathians. Project PN II, Idei, cod CNCSIS 2116/2009-2011, Modelling of the Neolithic migrations in the eastern and south- eastern territories of Romania, from an archaeozoological perspective.

Member in the Teams of Research Projects (in the 5 last years)

CNCS, PN II, Resurse umane, TE, 2011-2014, Relationships between humans and suines in prehistorical and historical time on Romania`s territory and connection with European and Asian spaces, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Director Lecturer Dr. S. Stanc. CNCS, PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-0885, 2011-2016, Religion and art in Cucuteni-Tripolie civilization (V-IV millenia CAL B.C.), Institute of Archaeology, Romanian Academy - Iasi, Directors Dr. D. Monah / Dr. G. Bodi. Project MIS-ETC 1098, Medieval jewelry: Fortresses of Hotin, Soroca, Suceava, U.E., România-Ucraina-Moldova Joint Operational Programme (2007-2013), "Ion Creanga" State Pedagogical University of Chi.inău, Rep. of Moldova, Director Dr. S. Musteată. FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2011-1, 289051, STAGES - Structural Transformation to Achieve Gender Equality in Science, coordinator Prof. Dr. Doina Balahur. PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016-0852, Colonizing the periphery (Moesia Inferior and Scythia Minor, 1st-6th c.AD): a bioarchaeological approach of Romanization, Director Dr. S.M. Rafaila-Stanc.

Organizer of scientific meetings (in the last 5 years)

Session Don't put your eggs in one basket: multi-disciplinary approach to the study of poultry exploatation in Europe, Annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologist, Glasgow (UK), 2-5 septembrie 2015 (member). Zilele academice ieşene, Ediţile XXIX-XXX, « Antropologia o abordare interdisciplinară », 23 octombrie 2014, 22 octombrie 2015. 11th Working Bones research Group (International Council of Archaeozoology) Meeting, 23-28 mai 2016, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi (coordinator). 13th ICAZ Conference, Ankara (Turkey), 02-07 September 2018 (member).

Participations in International Scientific Meetings (in the last 5 years)

International Conference "Individual, Family, Society - Contemporary Challenges", 27-28 mai 2014, Bucureşti. 10th meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone Research Group, 25-30 August, 2014, Belgrad, Serbia. 20th Annual Meeting of European Association of Archaeologists, 10-14 septembrie 2014, Istanbul, Turcia. 12th International Conference of Archaeozoology, 22-27 septembrie 2014, San Rafael, Argentina. International Colloquium "Cucuteni Culture in the European Neo-Eneolithic. Cucuteni 130", 15-17 octombrie 2014, Complexul Muzeal Judeţean Neamţ. International Conference "Probleme actuale ale arheologiei, etnologiei şi studiului artelor", ediţia a VII-a, Institutul Patrimoniului Cultural al Academiei de Ştiinţe a Moldovei, Chişinău, 26-28 mai 2015. First international congress on the anthropology of salt, 20-24 of August 2015, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi. Annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologist, Glasgow (UK), 2-5 septembrie 2015. International Symposium on funerary Anthropology, editia a III-a, "Death and Animals from Prehistory to Middle Ages", 18-21 october 2015, Alba Iulia. Central and Eastern Europe Paleoscience Symposium: from Local to Global, Cluj, 23-24 mai 2016. 11th Meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone Research Group, Univ. "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iasi, 23-28 mai 2016. Eighth World Archaeological Congress, Kyoto (Japonia), 28 august-2 septembrie 2016. 14th International Palynological Congress, Salvador de Bahia (Brazilia), 23-28 octombrie 2016. International Symposium on funerary Anthropology - Death and Children from Prehistory to the Middle Ages, "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia (Romania), 15-18 October 2017. The 9th International Zoological Congress of "Grigore Antipa" Museum (CZGA), 22-25 November 2017, Bucureşti. 13th ICAZ Conference, Ankara (Turkey), 02-07 September 2018. Annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologist, Bern (Switzerland), 4-7 September 2019.

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Dr. Mihaela Aurelia DANU

Personal Information: Date of birth: 31.07.1981    Address: Bvd. Carol I, 22A, postal code 700505, Iaşi, Romania  E-mail: danum2007@yahoo.com

Employment: Researcher in Research Department, Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi, Romania

Work Experience: 01.03.2016 - present: Research Department, Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi; Scientific research III - palaeoecology, archaeobotany (pollen, non-polllen palynomorphs, phytoliths). 04.05.2009 - 29.02.2016: Research Department, Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi; Research assistant - palaeoecology, archaeobotany (pollen, non-polllen palynomorphs, phytoliths). 01.07.2010 - 31.03.2013: Research Department, Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi; Postdoctoral researcher - archaeobotany. 16.02.2009 - 16.03.2009: Interaction - Universite - Economie (INTER UNEC), Besançon Cedex 3, France; Research engineer, Scientific research (palynology). 2005-2006 (first semester): Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi; PhD Student, teaching.

Education and Training: 25.06.2014 - 26.06.2014: CNRS - Délégation Côte d'Azur Formation Permanente Valbonne, France; "Méthodes statistiques bayésiennes: bases théoriques et application a la réalisation des modeles âge / profondeur sur le logiciel OxCal" (14 hours) - Certificate. 10.04.2012 - 01.06.2012: Phytoliths; National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - CEPAM UMR 7264 (Cultures - Environnements. Préhistoire, Antiquité, Moyen Âge), Pôle Universitaire Saint Jean d'Angély, SJA 3, Nice, France (Scientific Advisor: dr. Erwan Messager). 01.12.2004 - 16.12.2008: PhD in Biology, Flora, vegetation; Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi. 02.2008 - 06.2008: Palynology (Quaternary Period); Laboratoire Chrono-Environnement, Besançon, France (Scientific Advisors: Lecturer dr. Emilie Gauthier and dr. Herve Richard). 2004 - 2006: Master degree; Biodiversity and ecosystems productivity, Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi. 2000 - 2004: Bachelor Degree Diploma in Biology; Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi. 1996 - 2000: Baccalaureate, Philology, Mihail Kogălniceanu Teoretic College - Vaslui. 

Professional Skills: Archaeobotany: palynology (pollen and non-pollen palynomorphs - NPPs), phytoliths; flora; vegetation; palaeoenvironment; palaeoecology.

Personal Skills: Native language: Romanian    Other languages: French, English

Research activities: PhD Thesis: Floristic and phytosociological diversity of the ecosystems from the Dorna river superior basin, Scientific advisor: Prof. dr. Toader Chifu (December 16, 2008, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi).

Director of National Research Project: 1. UEFISCDI Cod proiect PN-III-P1-1.1-MC-2018-0257, Accesul la infrastructura de cercetare, baza de date, biblioteci si arhive pentru studiul paleoecologic si paleoeconomic - din perspectivă antracologică - si importanta acestuia pentru reconstituirea paleomediului unor situri arheologice preistorice din estul .i sud-estul României, acces oferit de către CEPAM (Cultures - Environnements. Préhistoire, Antiquité, Moyen Âge) Nice, France, în perioada: 01.10.2018 - 23.10.2018. 2. UEFISCDI Cod proiect PN-III-P1-1.1-MC-2017-2310, Accesul la infrastructura de cercetare, baza de date, biblioteci si arhive cu privire la studiul fitolitelor .i importan.a acestora pentru cercetarea siturilor arheologice preistorice, acces oferit de către CEPAM (Cultures - Environnements. Préhistoire, Antiquité, Moyen Âge) Nice, France, 01.03.2018 - 22.03.2018. 3. CNCSIS TD 145/2007 project: "Diversitatea floristică şi fitocenologică a ecosistemelor din bazinul superior al râului Dorna", 01.10.2007-30.09.2008. Director of lnternal Research Project: 1. GI-2015-01 internal grant (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi): "Archaeobotanical research regarding food and agropastoralism, in Neolithic, to the East of Carpathians", 01.12.2015 - 30.11.2016.

National Project Coordinator / Responsible in International Projects: CNRS France project - Manifestation d'Intérets (AMI) - OASIC - cOnstruction et Analyses de Scénarios Interdisciplinaires pour les Changements globaux: Les vieilles FORETs du Maramure. (Carpates orientales) face a l'Exploitation forestiere Intensive: plan d'urgence pour une étude gLobale en vue de leur préservation et gestion durable, (Acronym: FORETEXIL), 2017 - 2018.

Member in the Teams of Research Projects (in the last 5 years): National Projects: 1. CNCS PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016_0852 project: "Colonizarea periferiei (Moesia Inferior și Scythia Minor - secolele I-VI p.Hr.): o abordare bioarheologică a romanizării" (2017 - 2019) - Director: dr. Margareta Simina Rafailă. 2. CNCS PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016-0676 project: "Bio-cartografierea animalelor .i vegeta.iei din trecut pentru preistoria României" (2017 - 2019) - Director: dr. Adrian Bălăşescu. 3. CNCS - UEFISCDI PN-II-PT-PCCA-2013-4-2234 project: "Non-destructive approaches to complex archaeological sites. An integrated applied research model for cultural heritage management" (2014 - 2017) - Director: dr. Andrei Asăndulesei; https://arheoinvest.uaic.ro/research/prospect/research/prospect/consortium-structure/team/. 4. CNCS PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-0982 project: "Human and environment co-evolution patterns in the wetland area of Balta Ialomitei" - Director: dr. Dragomir Nicolae Popovici; (2011 - 2016) https://www.mnir.ro/proiecte/balta-ialomitei/index.html. 5. PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-1015 project: "Re-constructing the identities: facts, places, peoples, animals and objects of the invisible past" (2011-2016) - Director: dr. Adrian Bălăşescu. International Projects1. MSHS project France, CaractériSAtion des ForEts séculaires et patrimoNiales des CArpaTes roUmaines pour mieux les géRer et les préservEr (Acronim SAFE NATURE), director dr. Cecile Brun; 2018. 2. membru în COST Action CA15201 - [CA15201 RO] - Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment. 3. PN-II-CT-RO-FR-2012-1-0092 project - Programme "Hubert Curien (PHC) - Brâncuşi" Archéologie du delta du Danube : un rétro-observatoire des changements sociaux - environnementaux; Albane Burens (GEODE - Toulouse) & Ailincai Sorin (ICEM Tulcea) https://www.cnrs.fr/inee/outils/seeg_danube.htm (2013-2014). 4. "Mission archéologique «Delta du Danube». Société et environnement dans le delta du Danube - Territoire des Hommes, Territoire de l'Eau", Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres et Européennes, France, Director: dr. Laurent Carozza; https://archeologie-danube.hypotheses.org/lequipe-scientifique (since 2011). 5. "Exploitations pré et protohistoriques des sources salées de Moldavie", Division des Sciences Sociales et de l'Archéologie, Ministere des Affaires étrangeres et européennes - France, Director: dr. Olivier Weller (since 2008).

Mobilities and training in Romania (in the last 5 years): 1. "Antropologia ieşeană între moştenirea ştiinţifică şi provocările viitorului" - Academia Română - Filiala Iaşi, Secţia de Cercetări Antropologice, Iaşi, 23.03.2016. 2. "Practicing STAGES at the UAIC: Achievements and Challenges for Gender Equality in Science. Gender budgeting training", workshop, trainer: Barbara de Micheli, gender expert Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini (Italia), Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iaşi, 08.12.2015. 3. "ProQuest's added value to your research process", workshop, ProQuest Central în parteneriat cu BCU "Mihai Eminescu" Iaşi, 20.05.2015. 4. "Taxonomia între tradiţie şi variabilitate", workshop, Facultatea de Horticultură & Societatea Română a Horticultorilor, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agronomice şi Medicină Veterinară din Bucureşti; 27.02.2015. 5. "Asertivitatea în mediul ştiinţific", workshop, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iaşi; 26.11.2012. 6. "Noţiuni de gândire critică în contextul ştiinţific", workshop, Facultatea de Biologie, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iaşi; 27.11.2012. 7. Romanian Academy, Iaşi Branch: Strategies and methods for interdisciplinary and international research - Training (04-05.04.2012). 8. National Research and Development Institute for Marine Geology and Geoecology - NIRD GEOECOMAR; Scientific Advisor: CS I dr. Mihaela Carmen Melinte (05 - 16.03.2012). 9. National History Museum of Romania, National Center of Pluridisciplinary Research - Bucuresti; Scientific Advisor: dr. Dragomir Nicolae Popovici (13 - 20.12.2011). 10. National History Museum of Romania, National Center of Pluridisciplinary Research - Bucuresti; Scientific Advisor CP III dr. Adrian Bălăşescu (2 - 6.05.2011). 11. Romanian Academy, Iaşi Branch - Institute of Archaeology; Scientific Advisor: CS I dr. Vasile Chirica (7-11.03.2011). 12. National History Museum of Romania, National Center of Pluridisciplinary Research - Bucureşti; Scientific Advisor: CP III dr. Adrian Bălăşescu; (24 - 28.01.2011). 

Mobilities and training abroad (in the last 5 years): 1. Research Fellowship - Embassy of France in Romania (co-funding: IFR/CNRS): GEODE (UMR 5602) Toulouse & CEPAM UMR 7264 (Cultures - Environnements. Préhistoire, Antiquité, Moyen Âge), Franţa, 01.06.2015 - 31.07 2015 & 01.09.2015 - 31.10.2015. 2. CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CEPAM UMR 7264 (Cultures - Environnements. Préhistoire, Antiquité, Moyen Âge), Nice, France (14.06 - 08.07.2014), Scientific Advisor: dr. Erwan Messager. 3. CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CEPAM UMR 7264 (Cultures - Environnements. Préhistoire, Antiquité, Moyen Âge), Nice, France (07.06 - 01.07.2013), Scientific Advisor: dr. Erwan Messager. 4. Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, Maison de la Recherche, Géographie de l'Environnement - GEODE (UMR 5602), Toulouse, France, (3.06 - 7.06.2013), Scientific Advisor: dr. Laurent Carozza. 5. Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, Maison de la Recherche, Géographie de l'Environnement - GEODE (UMR 5602), Toulouse, France, (3.10 - 3.11.2011), Scientific Advisor: dr. Didier Galop. 6. Laboratoire Chrono-environnement (CNRS UMR 6249), UFR Sciences et Techniques, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France (23.09 - 2.10.2011), Scientific Advisor: dr. Emilie Gauthier. 7. Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, Maison de la Recherche, Géographie de l'Environnement - GEODE (UMR 5602), Toulouse, France, (4.06 - 4.07.2011), Scientific Advisor: dr. Didier Galop. 8. Université de Liege (Faculté des Sciences, Département de Géologie, Unité de Paléobotanique-Paléopalynologie-Micropaléontologie) and Station Scientifique des Hautes-Fagnes, Belgium (18.09 - 19.11.2010), Scientific Advisors: Maurice Streel, Philippe Gerrienne, Emmanuelle Javaux, Louis Leclerq. 9. Laboratoire Chrono-environnement (CNRS UMR 6249), UFR Sciences et Techniques, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France, funding : UMR 7041 - CNRS; DGCID/SDA, Ministere des Affaires étrangeres et européennes (5, rue Euryale Dehaynin 75019, Paris, France). 14.01.2009 - 15.02.2009, Scientific Advisors: dr. Emilie Gauthier & dr. Olivier Weller.

PUBLICATIONS

Monographic Volumes: George Bodi, Radu Pîrnău, Mihaela Danu, Romeo Cavaleriu. 2013. Cercetări interdisciplinare în Neo-Eneoliticul din Nord-Estul României, Editura Universităţii "Al. I. Cuza" din Iaşi, ISBN 978-973-703-949-1, 182 p.

Book Chapters: 1. Mihaela Aurelia Danu. 2014. Analiza unor probe sporo-polinice de la Costeşti-Cier, în Dumitru Boghian, Sergiu Constantin Enea, Sorin Ignătescu, Luminiţa Bejenaru, Simina Margareta Stanc. Comunităţi cucuteniene din zona Târgu Frumos. Cercetări interdisciplinare în siturile Costeşti şi Giurgeşti, Editura Universităţii "Al. I. Cuza" din Iaşi, ISBN: 978-606-714-065-1, 132-138. 2. George Bodi, Radu Pîrnău, Mihaela Danu, Romeo Cavaleriu. 2013. New data on subsistence activities during the Cucuteni culture, in De hominum primordiis. Studia în honorem professoris Vasile Chirica, Editura Universităţii "Al. I. Cuza" din Iaşi, ISBN 978-973-703-940-8, 99-125. Edited Volumes: De Hominum Primordiis - Studia in honorem professoris Vasile Chirica. 2013. Volum îngrijit de George Bodi, Mihaela Danu, Radu Pîrnău, Editura Universităţii "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, ISBN 978-973-703-940-8, 233 p.

Scientific articles, in journals Web of Knowledge / Web of Science (in the last 5 years):

1. Luminita Bejenaru, George Bodi, Simina Stanc, Mihaela Danu, 2018, Middle Holocene subsistence East of the Romanian Carpathians: Bioarchaeological data from the Chalcolithic site of Poduri-Dealul Ghindaru, The Holocene, 28 (10): 1653- 1663, DOI 10.1177/0959683618782609

2. Danu Mihaela, Messager Erwan, Carozza Jean-Michel, Carozza Laurent, Bouby Laurent, Philibert Sylvie, Anderson Patricia, Burens Albane, Micu Cristian, 2018. Phytolith evidence of cereal processing in the Danube Delta during the Chalcolithic period, Quaternary International (online)

3. Jean-Michel Carozza, Muriel Llubes, Laurent Carozza, Mihaela Danu, Mélodie David, 2017. Les processus de formation et évolution des dépressions fermées du golfe du lion au cours du pléistocene supérieur et du tardiglaciaire, Quaternaire, 28 (3): 323-336.

4. Kahit Fatima Zahra, Zaoui Lilia, Danu Mihaela Aurelia, Romanescu Gheorghe, Benslama Mohamed, 2017. A new vegetation history documented by pollen analysis and C14 dating in the alder of Ain Khiar-El Kala wet complex, Algeria. Int. J. Biosci. 11(6), 192-199. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/11.6.192-199

5. Mihaela Danu, Vasile Diaconu, Luminiţa Bejenaru, 2016. Chalcolithic agropastoralism traces in the site of Răuce.ti (Neam. County, Romania): phytoliths and animal remains, International Journal of Conservation Sciences, 7(4): 1071-1080

6. Jean-Michel Carozza, Muriel Llubes, Mihaela Danu, Elodie Faure, Laurent Carozza, Mélodie David, Claire Manen, 2016. Geomorphological evolution of the Mediterranean enclosed depressions during Pleistocene and Holocene: Example from Canohes (Roussillon, SE France), Geomorphology 273: 78-92.

7. Luminiţa Bejenaru, Mihaela Danu*, Simina Stanc, 2016. Overall evaluation of biological remains discovered in the Chalcolithic site (Cucuteni culture, Vth - IVth millenia cal B.C.) of Costeşti (Iaşi County, Romania). International Journal of Conservation Sciences, 7, 1: 93 - 100.

8. Luminiţa Bejenaru, George Bodi, Simina Stanc, Mihaela Danu. 2014. Middle Holocene Landscape to the East of Carpathians: bioarchaeological considerations on the Chalcolithic site of Hoisesti (Iaşi County, Romania). Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 9 (4), 121 - 128; (IF 2013 - 0.727; AIS 2013 - 0.106);

9. Jean-Michel Carozza, Laurent Carozza, Philippe Valette, Muriel Llubes, Vanessa Py, Didier Galop, Mihaela Danu, Laurie Ferdinand, Melodie David, Laurent Sevegnes, Laurent Bruxelles, Marc Jarry, Francis Duranthon. 2014. Les gisements de bois sub-fossiles de la vallée de la Garonne et leurs implications sur l'évolution Holocene de la plaine alluviale. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 346, 20 - 27 (IF 2013 - 1.698; AIS 2013 - 0.846).

Scientific articles, in proceedings Web of Knowledge / Web of Science:

1. Radu Pîrnău, George Bodi, Mihaela Danu, Romeo Cavaleriu. 2012. Integrating soil parameters in correlative studies regarding archaeological sites. Interdisciplinary research on Neo-Eneolithic settlements from Romania, Conference Proceedings of 12th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM, volume IV, 17-23 june, 2012, Bulgaria, pp. 117 - 124, ISSN: 1314-2704 (DOI: 10.5593/sgem2012). 

Scientific articles, in journals CNCS / BDI (in the last 5 years):

1. Mihaela Danu, George Bodi, 2016. Archaeological palynology in Romania - a review of its past and current state. Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica 21(2): 113-121, https://saa.uaic.ro/articles/SAA.21.2.2015.113-121.pdf.

2. Loredana Solcan, Mihaela Danu, Irina Irimia, George Bodi. 2014. Use and possible significance of two species of Boraginaceae family in prehistory - a review of Cucuteni culture finds, An. şt. Univ. "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, s. II a. Biologie vegetală, 60, 2: 63-75 https://www.bio.uaic.ro/publicatii/anale_vegetala/issue/2014F2/07-2014F2.pdf (CNCS B; BDI).

3. Florian Mihail, Cristian Micu, Laurent Carozza, Jean-Michel Carozza, Tiberiu Groparu, Erwan Messager, Albane Burens, Sorin Ailincăi, Mihaela Danu, Cătălin Mihail, 2014, "Dâmbul lui Haralambie" - un nou sit eneolitic în Delta Dunării / "Dâmbul lui Haralambie" - a New Eneolithic Site in the Danube Delta, Pontica, XLVII: 125-152.

Participations in National and International Scientific Meetings (in the last 5 years):

1. International Conference Arheologia românească după 1990. Evoluţii şi rezultate, In Honorem Dragomir Nicolae Popovici (Slobozia & Călăra.i), 9-11 noiembrie 2017, From Chalcolitic to Bronze Age landscapes in Balta Ialomiţei wetland: an bioarheological approach, Mihaela Danu, Constantin Haită, Adrian Bălă.escu, Valentin Radu. 2. International Conference Arheologia românească după 1990. Evoluţii şi rezultate, In Honorem Dragomir Nicolae Popovici (Slobozia & Călăra.i), 9-11 noiembrie 2017, Les tells sont-ils un miroir de la paléo-biodiversité et de trajectoires économiques ? un regard croisé sur les ensembles datés entre les 45eme et 43eme siecles avant notre ere de Taraschina et de Luncavi.a, Laurent Carozza, Cristian Micu, Adrian Bălă.escu, Valentin Radu, Florian Mihail, Robin Furestier, Albane Burens, Mihaela Danu, Noëlle Provenzano. 3. Workshop-ul Interdisciplinaritate în arheologie. Metode de cercetare, impact .tiin.ific .i cultural. (Crihana Veche, Cahul, Republica Moldova), 28-30 iulie 2017, Determinări arheobotanice în două situri preistorice din jude.ul Neam., Mihaela Danu, Vasile Diaconu. 4. The XIV International Palynological Congress - X International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference, (Salvador, Brasil), 23-28.10.2016, Environmental records in Middle Holocene sediments from Eastern Romania: palynological data in correlation with archaeozoology, Mihaela Aurelia Danu, Luminiţa Bejenaru. 5. The XIV International Palynological Congress - X International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference, (Salvador, Brasil), 23-28.10.2016, Vegetation dynamics of El Kala Wet Complex (North East of Algeria): palynological and macrofossil analyses in alder-bog Ain Khiar, Fatima Zahra Kahit, Lylia Zaoui, Mihaela Aurelia Danu, Amina Amamra, Mohamed Benslama. 6. The 10-th International Meeting on Phytolith Research, 12- 14.09.2016, Aix en Provence, France, Salt spring from Halabutoaia (Neamt, Romania): contribution of phytoliths analysis to reconstruction of paleoenvironment and human activities, Mihaela Danu, Claire Delhon, Olivier Weller. 7. World Archaeological Congress - WAC-8 Kyoto, Japan, 28.08 - 2.09.2016, Holocene land use to the East of Carpathians: archaeobotanical and archaeozoological evaluation of Cucuteni settlements (Chalcolithic, 4500-3500 CAL. BC), Luminita Bejenaru, Mihaela Danu, George Bodi. 8. World Archaeological Congress - WAC-8 Kyoto, Japan, 28.08 - 2.09.2016, Reconstructing Chalcolithic diets using plant and animal remains discovered in Eastern Romania, Lumini.a Bejenaru, Mihaela Danu, Simina Rafailă-Stanc. 9. World Archaeological Congress - WAC-8 Kyoto, Japan, 28.08 - 2.09.2016, Reconstructing the Eneolithic paleo-environment from Northeastern Romania by means of archaeobotanical analysis, Andrei Asăndulesei, Mihaela Danu, Felix-Adrian Tencariu. 10. International Conference The archaeology of wetlands, the landscape, the man and his environment: Danube Valley in Prehistory, Bucure.ti, 15-16 iunie 2016, Vegetation history and human activities in Balta Ialomiţei: a case study at Borduşani-Popină, Mihaela Danu. 11. International Conference The archaeology of wetlands, the landscape, the man and his environment: Danube Valley in Prehistory, Bucure.ti, 15-16 iunie 2016, Habitats chalcolithiques submergés dans le delta du Danube : nouvelles données, Carozza L., Micu C., Ailincăi S., Bălă.escu A., Burens A., Carozza J.M., onstantinescu M., Danu M., Florea M., Furestier R., Groparu T., Haită C., Leveque F., Manolakakis L., Messager E., Mihail F., Philibert S., Provenzano N., Radu V., Valette P. 12. Central and Eastern Europe Paleoscience Symposium: From Local to Global, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 23-24.05.2016, Landscape transformations and archaeological settlements in the Upper Danube Delta during Early to Middle Holocene: a palaeoecological insight, Laurent Carozza, Jean-Michel Carozza, Erwan Messager, Mihaela Danu, Albane Burens, Cristian Micu. 13. Central and Eastern Europe Paleoscience Symposium: From Local to Global, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 23-24.05.2016, Interactions between humans and environment in Middle Holocene: comparative study of two Chalcolithic sites to the East of Carpathians, Mihaela Danu, George Bodi, Lumini.a Bejenaru. 14. Colloque Q10 AFEQ CNF-INQUA 2016 « "Paléoclimats et environnements quaternaires, quoi de neuf sous le soleil? ", Bordeaux, France, 16-18.02.2016, Aeolian erosion around the Gulf of Lion during the Upper Pleistocene and the Late Glacial: insight from enclosed depressions, Jean-Michel Carozza, Laurent Carozza, Mihaela Danu, Elodie Faure, Mélodie David; https://www.ephe-paleoclimat.com/ColloqueQ10/accueil.htm. 15. "Bucovina - file de istorie" symposium, Muzeul Bucovinei, 26-27.11.2015, Suceava, Bioarheologia aşezării cucuteniene de la Costeşti (judeţul Iaşi), Luminiţa Bejenaru, Mihaela Danu, Simina Stanc, Dumitru Boghian, Sergiu-Constantin Enea. 16. Sesiunea Ştiinţifică Anuală a Facultăţii de Biologie, 22-24.10.2015, Iaşi, Wild plants and animals as subsistence resources in Chalcolithic settlements (Middle Holocene, 4500-3500 cal. BC) to the east of Carpathians, Lumini.a Bejenaru, Mihaela Danu. 17. ,,Antropologia - o abordare interdisciplinară", 22.10.2015, Iaşi, Paleoeconomia aşezării cucuteniene de la Costeşti (judeţul Iaşi) din perspectivă arheobotanică şi arheozoologică, Mihaela Danu, Simina Stanc, Dumitru Boghian, Sergiu Constantin Enea, Lumini.a Bejenaru. 18. XXIVe Symposium de l'APLF, 14-16 septembrie 2015, Pontarlier (25), France, Environnement végétal et anthropisation durant le Chalcolithique dans le Delta du Danube (Roumanie), Danu M., Messager E., Bouby L., Carozza L., Carozza J.-M., Burens A., Micu C. 19. XXIVe Symposium de l'APLF, 14-16 septembrie 2015, Pontarlier (25), Franţa, Evolution de la végétation et agriculture dans la zone du Bas du Danube : le site énéolithique Popina-Borduşani (Roumanie), Danu M., Hovsepyan R., Popovici D.N., Bălăşescu A., Haită C., Radu V. 20. 20th GMPCA symposium, 27th-30th April 2015, Besançon, France, Climate and settlement variability in the Roussillon plaine during the Late Glacial to the Holocene: first results inferred from Canohes continental depression record, Carozza Jean-Michel, Carozza Laurent, Muriel Llubes, Puig Carole, Thierry Odiot, Mélodie David, Elodie Faure, Mihaela Danu. 21. "Bucovina - file de istorie" symposium - ediţia a 16- a, Muzeul Bucovinei, Suceava, 27-28.11.2014; Încercare de reconstituire a paleomediului locuirilor cucuteniene de la Coste.ti-Cier pe baza datelor sporo-polinice, Mihaela Danu, Sergiu Constantin Enea, Dumitru Boghian (Suceava, Romania). 22. International Conference "Abordări ale peisajelor arheologice. Instrumente, metodologie .i studii de caz în domeniul patrimoniului arhitectural şi arheologic european", 22-23.10.2014, Bucuresti; Landscape in the Danube river valley - Balta Ialomiţei. A study case, Popovici D. N., Haită C., Bălăşescu A., Radu V., Hovsepyan R., Danu M., https://www.mnir.ro/index.php/abordari-ale-peisajelor-arheologice-instrumente-metodologie-si-studii-de-caz-in-domeniul-patrimoniului-arhitectural-si-arheologic-european-3/. 23. Conservarea biodiversităţii, în contextul dezvoltării durabile, Iasi, 23-25.10.2014; Possible uses and significance in Cucuteni Culture of two species of Boraginaceae family, Loredana Solcan, Mihaela Danu, Irina Irimia, George Bodi (Romania). 24. Sesiunea ştiinţifică - ,,Antropologia - o abordare interdisciplinară", 23-24.10.2014, Iaşi; Integrarea datelor arheobotanice în reconstituirea mediului cultural şi natural al comunităţilor neolitice, Danu Mihaela (Romania). 25. International Colloquium "Cucuteni Culture within the European Neo-Eneolithic Context - Cucuteni - 130", 15-17.10.2014, Piatra Neamţ, Archéologie du delta du Danube. Le tell submergé chalcolithique de Taraschina, Laurent Carozza, Cristian Micu, Albane Burens, Florian Mihail, Sorin Ailincăi, Adrian Bălă.escu, Valentin Radu, Jean-Michel Carozza, Mihaela Danu, Robin Furestier, Tiberiu Groparu, Constantin Haită, François Léveque, Erwan Messager, Cătălin Mihail, Sylvie Philibert, Noëlle Provenzano, Philippe Valette. 26. 12th International Conference of Archaeozoology, San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina, 22 - 27.09.2014, Food provisioning in Chalcolithic society of Cucuteni culture: integrative study concerning the tell of Poduri-Dealul Ghindaru (Bacău County, Romania), Luminiţa Bejenaru, Mihaela Danu, George Bodi, Simina Stanc, https://www.dropbox.com/s/ml7nsafixd8lctu/resumenes-icaz.pdf?dl=0. 27. The 20th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Istambul, 10-14.09.2014, A Prickly Pear to Pick: The Deposits of Lithospermum in the Chalcolithic of NE Romania, Loredana Solcan, George Bodi, Mihaela Danu, - https://www.eaa2014istanbul.org/assets/indirilecekler/abstracts-T04.pdf. 28. Conferences HISTORIA VIVA - "Telul de la Borduşani-Popina, Jud. Ialomiţa, Modele de evoluţie în Balta Ialomiţei, Bucureşti, 27.03.2014, Cercetări arheobotanice (polen & fitolite) în Balta Ialomiţei, Mihaela Danu. 

Seminars (in the last 5 years):

1. Mihaela Danu, Interac.iuni om-vegeta.ie de-a lungul timpului: de la micro la macro via indicatori arheobotanic, Conferin.ă sus.inută la Institutul de Arheologie "Vasile Pârvan" Bucure.ti - Academia Română, 19 septembrie 2018. 2. Laurent Carozza, Mihaela Danu, Derniers agriculteurs dans le delta du Danube il y a 6000 ans : le tell chalcolithique submergé de Taraschina, Seminar sus.inut la Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Ia.i, Facultatea de Biologie, 24.05.2017. 

Organizer of scientific events:

1. The 11th Meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone Research Group, Iaşi, 23-28.05.2016, https://www.wbrg.net/images/stories/meetings/2016_Iasi_program.pdf. 2. International Conference Practicing STAGES at the UAIC: Achievements and Challenges for Gender Equality in Science, Iaşi, 08.12.2015, https://www.uaic.ro/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Programme_Conf-Dec_2015.pdf. 3. Connecting finds, people and landscapes. Unifying visions on the distant past - colloquy, Iaşi, 26th of April 2013, https://history.uaic.ro/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/program-cfpl.pdf, https://cfpl.acadiasi.ro/.

Awards:

1. Poster Award - Leica Geosystems: Nouvelles recherches palynologiques et géochimiques sur des sédiments proventant de tourbieres en bordure de la voie pavée dite « Via Mansuerisca » (Hautes Fagnes, Belgique) (authors : Mihaela Danu, Mohammed Allan, Maurice Streel, Philippe Gerrienne, Nathalie Fagel, Louis Leclercq, Cyrille Prestianni, Cecile Wastiaux), The 18th congress of the GMPCA - Archéométrie 2011, Liege, Belgium (11-15.04.2011). 2. Women's Annual Science and Technology Distinction for Young Researchers 2014 - The European Women Researchers Day - FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY 2011-1, STAGES - Structural Transformation to Achieve Gender Equality in Science (SiS.2011.2.1.1.-1). 

Member in Professional societies:

Association des palynologues de langue française - https://laplf.org/ - International Phytolith Society (IPS), https://www.phytoliths.org/

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Dr. George NUȚU 

PERSONAL INFORMATION: Address: Progresului 32, 820009, Tulcea, Romania  Email: nutugrg@yahoo.com  Date of birth: 29.07.1979  Nationality: Romanian

WORK EXPERIENCE: 2004 - present: Scientific Research Fellow & Senior Curator, Institutul de Cercetări Eco-Muzeale Tulcea, Romania / Eco-Museum Research Institute in Tulcea (Progresului 32, 820009 - icemtl.ro), Scientific research in the fields of archaeology and museography. 2014 - present: Senior Research Fellow III, Institutul de Cercetări Eco-Muzeale Tulcea, Romania / Eco-Museum Research Institute in Tulcea (Progresului 32, 820009 - icemtl.ro), Scientific research in the fields of archaeology and museography. 2011 -2014: Senior Curator IA, Institutul de Cercetări Eco-Muzeale Tulcea, Romania / Eco-Museum Research Institute in Tulcea (Progresului 32, 820009 - icemtl.ro), Scientific research in the fields of archaeology and museography. 2008 -2011: Senior Curator I, Institutul de Cercetări Eco-Muzeale Tulcea, Romania / Eco-Museum Research Institute in Tulcea (Progresului 32, 820009 - icemtl.ro), Scientific research in the fields of archaeology and museography. 2004 -2008: Junior Curator II, Institutul de Cercetări Eco-Muzeale Tulcea, Romania / Eco-Museum Research Institute in Tulcea (Progresului 32, 820009 - icemtl.ro), Scientific research in the fields of archaeology and museography.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: 1st October - 30th November 2014: Postdoctoral Fellow - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst [DAAD] - Forschungsstipendium at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Institut für Vor- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie und Provinzialrömische Archäologie (Germany). Europa: 16 [ARWU] / 11 [Times] / 16 [QS]. Global: 61 [ARWU] / 55 [Times] / 53 [QS]. Scientific research in the field of archaeology. 7th December 2011: Defending of the PhD thesis at Alexandru I. Cuza University, Faculty of History. 1st October 2008 - 29th September 2011: PhD. Student, Archaeology & Economic History of the Roman Provinces of the Lower Danube at the Alexandru I. Cuza University in Iassy, Faculty of History. 1st December 2008 - 30th June 2011: PhD Research Stage at the "St. Kliment Ohridski" University and National Archaeological Institute with Museum of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (NIAM-BAS) from Sofia. 1st October 2007 - 31th March 2008: Master at the Università degli Studi di Salerno, Salerno, Italy, History of the Roman Provincial Art. 1st October 2006- March 2007: Master - History of Jews and Hebrew Language, Alexandru I. Cuza University, Iassy, Faculty of History. 1st October 2004 - 25 July 2004: Bachelor at the Alexandru I. Cuza University, Iassy, Faculty of History - Studies in Classical Graeco-Roman Archaeology.

RESEARCH AREAS: Classical archaeology of the Roman and early Byzantine settlements in the Lower Danube; Landscape archaeology; Ancient trade; Nautical archaeology; Small finds; Ancient metalwork; Roman and early Byzantine pottery; Bone and antler production; Everyday life in Antiquity.

PERSONAL SKILLS: Mother tongue: Romanian.  Other languages: English, French, Italian.   Driving licence: B

MEMBERSHIP: Since 2004 - member of the Romanian Archaeological Registry Since 2014 - Expert Archaeologist [ID: AM-E-539]. Since 2010 - member of the editorial board of the Peuce. New Series - Journal of the Eco-Museum Research Institute in Tulcea. Since 2011 - Member of the International Lychnological Association (ILA) Since 2014 - Member of the Late Roman Coarse Ware Association. Since 2014 - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst [DAAD] Alumnus. Since 2014 - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Alumnus.

ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Halmyris (Murighiol, Tulcea county): 2001-2002 Fieldwork at Halmyris (Murighiol, Tulcea county); from 2010 member of the archaeological team with focus on small finds; 2014 - scientific responsible in charge with preventive fieldworks on the Muzeu sector, extramural area. Orgamé / Argamum (Jurilovca, Tulcea county): 2001-2006 Fieldwork at Orgamé / Argamum (Jurilovca, Tulcea county) at the Basilica II sector; 2001-2003 Fieldwork at Orgamé / Argamum (Jurilovca, Tulcea county) at the Extra Muros sector; Since 2012 scientific responsible of the Northern Rampart sector. (L)Ibida (Slava Rusă, Tulcea county): 2002-2005 scientific responsible of the Extra Muros sector; 2006 - scientific responsible of the `Cuptoare` sector; Since 2006 - scientific responsible of the `Fântâna seacă` sector. Aegyssus (Tulcea county): Since 2004 various salvation excavations; Since 2015 - Director of Excavations of the ancient city. Noviodunum (Isaccea, Tulcea county): 2014 - member of the research team on the TPF sector. Enisala (Tulcea county): 2005-2006 - co-scientific responsible of the researches of the late Roman fortification from Peștera vicus Novus (Babadag, Tulcea county); 2009 - Director of excavations inside the settlement. Topolog (Tulcea county): 2010 - Director of excavations of the construction materials kilns. Niculițel (Tulcea county): 2009-2011 - coordinator of the archaeological excavations inside the villa rustica from TeiCom point (monograph published in 2014); Director of excavations - Roman City of Aegyssus (Tulcea, Tulcea county) since 2015; Director of excavations - Romanian Continental Shelf (Tulcea Countynearshore) - "Portița A" Roman shipwreck. Fieldwork abroad Nyírregyháza-Császárszállás (Nyírregyháza, Ungaria), 2005 - excavations on the motorway in the Császárszállás area.

INVITED SPEAKER: 13 November 2013, Gastvortrag: George Nuțu, Late Roman and Early Byzantine settlements in ancient Scythia at Ludwig Maximilian Universität München, Institut für vor- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie und Provinzialrömische Archäologie, HS M 105, Geschwister-Scholl Platz 1.

INTERNATIONAL & NATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS (in the last 5 years)2016-2018, Co-Director of the Romanian-German Joint Research Project "Underwater Archaeology of Lower Danube and Western Black Sea: Exploring Ancient Harbours and Shipwrecks in Northern Dobrudja Coastline" financed by the Bayerische Gesellschaft für Unterwasserarchäologie e.V. from München, Germany and the Eco-Museum Research Institute in Tulcea. 2017-2022, Co-Director (with Dr. Martin Lemke) of the Romanian-Polish Joint Research Project "The Danube Underwater Heritage: Trade Routes and Shipwrecks at the Lower Danube and the Danube Delta" financed by the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe Centre, University of Warsaw / Osrodka Badań nad Antykiem Europy Południowo-Wschodniej Uniwersytetu Warszwaskiego, Krakowskie Przedmieście 32, 00-927, Warszawa, Polonia (ICEM no. 5009 / 11.09.2017). 2015-2019, Co-Director (with Prof. Dr. Bernd Päffgen) of the "Partnership Agreement" (ICEM no. 4100/27.07.2015) between Eco-Museum Research Institute Tulcea and Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Germany , for archaeological survey in Roman and Early Byzantine cities from Northern Scythia (Aegyssus, Argamum) and underwater surveys in north-Dobrudja coastline. 2014-2015, Coordinator of the archaeology excavations in the frame of the Project "Valorising the Historical Heritage - The Halmyris Fortress from the Murighiol fishing area" financed by the Operational Fishing Program 2007-2013 though the Romanian Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry and General Fishing Department - POP Management Authority, Contract no. 233/15/07/2014. 2013-2017, Member of the Research Project "New Non-Invasive Techniques for Mapping Archaeological Sites in Central Dobrudja. Case Study: Casimcea River Basin" financed by the Romanian Ministry of Culture through UEFISCDI in the frame of PN II, Partnership Program, Collaborative Research Projects of Applicative Research [PN-II-PT-PCCA-2013-4-0732], Contract no. 318. 2014-2017, Member of the Research Project "Scythia Minor - a Peripheral Province of the Roman World: Between the Roman Empire and the Later Roman Empire" financed by the Romanian Ministry of Culture through UEFISCDI in the frame of PN II, Human Resources Program, Young Scientist Team [PN-II-RU-TE-2014-4-2563], Contract no. 195/21/10/2015. 2013-2015, Member of the Research Project "(L)Ibida. Una città romana ai confini dell'Impero, le sue necropoli, il suo territorio" financed by the Università degli Studi di Sassari, Sassari, Italy, The Eco-Museum Research Institute and Romanian Ministry of Culture in the freame of the Programm P4 - Scythia Minor. 2013-2015, Collaborator as member of the Eco-Museum Research Institute in the International project Black Sea - Unity and Diversity in the Roman Antiquity (2013-2015), financed in the frame of Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme, nr. 41901/28.05.2013; MIS ETC 2254. 2012-2013, Member of the Archaeological team in charge with the publication of Roman finds from Mursella (Hungary) in the frame of the Project "Roman Mursella" financed by the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Zentrum für Altertumswissenschaften - Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Vorderasiatische Archäologie - Project Leader Prof. Dr. Félix Teichner, Universität Marburg.

SCHOLARSHIPS: 1st October - 30th November 2013: Postdoctoral Fellow - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst [DAAD] - Post-Doc Forschungsstipendium at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Institut für Vor- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie und Provinzialrömische Archäologie [Leiter Prof. Dr. Bernd Päffgen]. 1st October 2007- 31th March 2008: Master Erasmus Mundus at Università degli Studi di Salerno, Salerno, Italy [coordinator Prof. Dr. Valdo d'Arienzo]. 1st October 2008- 29th September 2011: PhD Scholarship at the Alexandru I. Cuza University Iassy financed by the EU through POSDRU Program. 1st December 2008 - 30th June 2011: PhD Research Stage at the "St. Kliment Ohridski" University and National Archaeological Institute with Museum of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (NIAM-BAS) from Sofia.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS: MS WORD, EXCEL, POWER POINT, ACCESS, FoxPro, COREL Draw, ADOBE, PHOTOIMPACT, PHOTOSHOP, NEMETSCHEK ALLPLAN 2008, ArcGis, QuantumGis Essen release

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES [selective, in the last 5 years]: International Conference - Fifth International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares abd Amphorae in the Mediterranean. Archaeology and Archaeometry, Alexandria (Egypt) 6-10 April 2014: George Nuțu, Simina Margareta Stanc - Cooking wares and diet reconstruction from two north Scythian sites: Aegyssus and Enisala-Peștera. International Conference - "Alumnitagung - Die Barbaren Roms. Inklusion, Exklusion und Identität im Römischen Reich und im Barbaricum (1-3 Jht. N. Chr.), 24.27. September 2014 in Iași. Organizers: DAAD, Universität Konstanz, Archäologisches Institut der Rumänischen Akademie Iași: George Nuțu, Maurizio Buora, Germanic Brooches in Scythia and Moesia secunda. Congresul internațional 11th Meeting of the Worked Bone Research Group 23-28 May 2016, Iași, România: George Nuțu, Simina Rafailă-Stanc, Worked Bone and Antler from Halmyris. An Insight on Everyday Life of a Frontier Post of Later Scythia Province. 30th Congress of the Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautores "New Perspectives on Roman Pottery: Regional Patterns in a Global Empire", Lisbon, Portugal, 25th September - 2nd October 2016. George Nuțu, Lucrețiu Mihailescu-Bîrliba, L., Aegyssus on the Danube: The pottery from old excavations and new ceramic perspectives in the frame of the Research Project 'Aegyssus Archaeological Park'. IV International Archaeological Colloquium "Roman Ceramic and Glass Manufactures. Production and Trade in the Adriatic and Beyond", Crikvenica, Croația, 8-9 noiembrie, 2017: George Nuțu, S. Rafailă Stanc, Between the Sea and the River. Narrow Necked Amphorae and Trade Routes in Roman Dobruja. 9th Congress of the Balkan Society, Antalya, 2017: R. G. Dimitriu, George Nuțu et al., High Resolution Geophysical Investigation Of "Gura Portița - A" Ancient Ship Wreck Site And Surroundings (Nearshore Northern Romanian Littoral). 18th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2018. Conference Proceedings Volume 18. Science and Technology in Geology, Exploration and Mining 1.1. Geology, Applied and Environmental Geophysics, Proceedings of the Conference held in Albena 2 July - 8 July 2018, Albena, Bulgaria: Radu G. Dimitriu, George Nuțu, Adrian Popa, Marius-Bogdan Barbu, High Resolution Geophysics off Danube Delta's Shore Line for the Evaluation of Its Cultural Heritage Load. Case Study: The mouth of New Dunavat Paleo-Distributary. 18th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2018. Conference Proceedings Volume 18. Science and Technology in Geology, Exploration and Mining 1.1. Geology, Applied and Environmental Geophysics, Proceedings of the Conference held in Albena 2 July - 8 July 2018, Albena, Bulgaria: Radu G. Dimitriu, Marius-Bogdan Barbu, Irina-Marilena Stanciu, George Nuțu, Iulian Pojar, Near-Surface Geophysics in the Extramural Area ot the Late Roman Settlement Halmyris. Internațional Symposium - Unguentarium. A Terracotta Vessel Form and Other Related Vessels in the Hellenistic, Roman and Early Byzantine Mediterranean - An International Symposium, May 17-18, 2018 - Izmir, Turkey: Radu Petcu, George Nuțu, Ingrid Petcu-Levei, Simina Rafailă (Stanc), Hellenistic and Roman Ceramic Unguentaria from Dobrudja: Contexts, Typology, Chronology.

NATIONAL CONFERENCES (selective): Sesiunea anuală de rapoarte arheologice, Suceava, mai 2010: Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuțu, George Costea - O nouă villa la Niculiţel. Sesiunea anuală "Pontica" a Muzeului de Istorie Naţională şi Arheologie Constanţa, Constanţa, octombrie 2010: Dorel Paraschiv, Georgică Costea, George Nuțu, Marian Mocanu - Cercetări arheologice recente la Niculiţel. Sesiunea anuală "Pontica" a Muzeului de Istorie Naţională şi Arheologie Constanţa, Constanţa, octombrie 2012: George Nuțu, Dorel Paraschiv, Lucian Munteanu - Noi cercetări arheologice de salvare la Niculițel. Sesiunea internatională a Muzeului de Istorie Națională și Arheologie Constanța - Pontica 2013, Constanța, 3-4 octombrie 2013: Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuțu, Georgică Costea - Alimentarea cu apă în zona Niculițelului în epoca romană. September 27th-28th 2018: The 11th Romanian Symposium on Palaeontology, A. Briceag, R.G. Dimitriu, I. Stănescu, D. Secrieru, G. Opreanu, B. Barbu, I. Stanciu, George Nuțu, Paleoenvironmental changes from the Late Roman settlement Halmyris, Danube Delta results.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Books

George Nuţu, Simina Margareta Stanc, Dorel Paraschiv with contributions from, Marian Mocanu, Monica Luca, Ştefan Honcu and Mihaela Iacob, Niculiţel - A Roman Rural Settlement in Northern Dobruja. Archaeological and Archaeozoological research, Parthenon Verlag, Archaeologica et Anthropologica II, Kaiserslautern und Mehlingen 2014, 258 p., 41 plates + figures, tables & graphics included in the text. ISBN: 978-3-942994-09-5.

George Nuțu, Simina Stanc, Diana Stan, Carved Bone and Antler from Northern Dobruja in Archaeological and Archaeozoological Context, Editura Universității ʺAlexandru Ioan Cuzaʺ Iași 2014, 185 p., colour illustrations and tables included in the text. ISBN: 978-606-714-064-4.

George Nuțu, Dan Elefterescu, Fibulele de la Durostorum-Ostrov / The Brooches from Durostorum-Ostrov, Romanian-English edition, ʺAlexandru Ioan Cuzaʺ University Printing House, Iași 2018, 256 p., colour illustrations and tables included in the text. ISBN: 978-606-714-420-8.

Editions

Mihaela Iacob, Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuţu, Marian Mocanu (ed.), Romanii în Pontul Stâng în perioada Principatului. Catalog de expoziţie / The Romans in the Left Pontus During the Principate. Exhibition Catalogue, Tulcea 2012, 260 p. ISBN: 978-606-13-0896-5.

George Nuțu, Sorin Ailincăi, Cristian Micu (ed.), Omul, fluviul și marea. Studii de istorie și arheologie în onoarea lui Florin Topoleanu la a 65-a aniversare, Mega Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca 2017. ISBN: 978-606-543-894-1.

STUDIES IN VOLUMES PUBLISHED ABROAD (in the last 5 years)

George Nuţu, Lucreţiu Mihailescu Bîrliba, Iuliana Costea, Roman Pottery from Aegyssus: The Tableware. In: Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautorum Acta 43, Bonn 2014, Rudolf Habelt Verlag, 207-212.

George Nuţu, Simina Margareta Stanc, Carved Bone Artefacts from a Roman Villa in Niculițel (South-East Romania). In: Y. Hou, J. Wang (ed.), 9th meeting of Worked Bone Research Group, Henan Administration of Cultural Heritage, and the Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology in Zhengzhou City, Henan province, China, 14-20 April 2013, Zhengzhou 2014, 59-70.III.7. George Nuţu, Simina Stanc, Carved Bone and Antler in Northern Dobrudja. In: Actas of the 10th Meeting of the Worked Bone Research Group of the ICAZ, Beograd 2015.

George Nuțu, Lucrețiu Mihailescu-Bîrliba, Late Roman and Early Byzantine Lamps from (L)Ibida. In: L. Mihailescu-Bîrliba (Hrsg.), Migration, Kolonisierung, Akkulturation im Balkanraum und im Osten des Mittelmeerraumes, SAGA Studien zu Archäologie und Geschichte des Altertums, Band III, Hartung-Gorre Verlag, Konstanz 2016, p. 208-222. 

George Nuțu, Lucrețiu Mihailescu-Bîrliba, Topolog: des nouvelles informations archéologiques et épigraphiques sur la colonisation romaine dans le milieu rural du nord-est de la Mésie Inférieure, în: L. Mihailescu-Bîrliba (Hrsg.), Migration, Kolonisierung, Akkulturation im Balkanraum und im Osten des Mittelmeerraumes, SAGA Studien zu Archäologie und Geschichte des Altertums, Band III, Hartung-Gorre Verlag, Konstanz 2016, p. 169-174. 

George Nuţu, Simina Stanc, Cooking ware and Dietary Reconstruction from Two North Scythian Sites: Aegyssus and Enisala Peștera. In: D. Dixneuf (ed.), Actas of the Fifth International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry - LRCW 5.1, Alexandria, 2017, 613-627.

STUDIES IN VOLUMES PUBLISHED IN ROMANIA (in the last 5 years)

B. Päffgen, George Nuțu et al., Neue Prospektionsmethoden im antiken Aegyssus. In: G. Nuțu, S. Ailincăi, C. Micu (ed.), Omul, fluviul și marea. Studii de istorie și arheologie în onoarea lui Florin Topoleanu la a 65-a aniversare, Ed. Mega, Cluj-Napoca, 2017, 275-286.

George Nuțu, Live by the Sword and Under the Shield. A Note on Two Late Antiquity Weapons from Aegyssus, în Dan Aparaschivei, George Bilavschi (ed.), Studia in honorem Dan Gh. Teodor, Editura Istros, Brăila 2018, 165-184.

STUDIES IN ROMANIAN JOURNALS INDEXED CNCS & BDI (in the last 5 years)

George Nuțu, Radu Petcu, A ʺTutulusfibelʺ from Capidava, Pontica XLVII, 2014, 315-323.V.22. George Nuțu, Florin Topoleanu, Daniel Anton, Römische und frühbyzantinische Fibeln aus Argamum (Scythia Minor), Pontica Pontica XLVII, 2014, 286-293.

Radu Petcu, George Nuțu, Irina Nastasi, Suspending Light Devices from Scythia Minor, SAA XX, 2014, 353-368.

Simina Stanc, George Nuțu, Animal resources exploitation in the Roman settlement from Niculiţel: archaeozoological data, Analele Științifice ale Universității "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iași. S. Biologie animală LXII, 2016, 155-160.

George Nuțu, Lucrețiu Mihailescu-Bîrliba, Roman pottery in the countryside of Dobruja. Topolog as case study, SAA 24/1, 2018, 83-104.

STUDIES PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS (in the last 5 years)

George Nuţu, Maurizio Buora, Costel Chiriac, Fibule decorato a smalto dalla Moesia Inferior nordorientale, Quaderni friulani di archeologia 24, 2014, 41-60.

Radu G. Dimitriu, George Nuțu, Adrian Popa, Marius-Bogdan Barbu, High Resolution Geophysics off Danube Delta's Shore Line for the Evaluation of Its Cultural Heritage Load. Case Study: The mouth of New Dunavat Paleo-Distributary, 18th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2018. Conference Proceedings Volume 18. Science and Technology in Geology, Exploration and Mining 1.1. Geology, Applied and Environmental Geophysics, Proceedings of the Conference held in Albena 2 July - 8 July 2018, Albena, 855-862. doi.org/10.5593/sgem2018/1.1

Radu G. Dimitriu, Marius-Bogdan Barbu, Irina-Marilena Stanciu, George Nuțu, Iulian Pojar, Near-Surface Geophysics in the Extramural Area ot the Late Roman Settlement Halmyris, 18th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2018. Conference Proceedings Volume 18. Science and Technology in Geology, Exploration and Mining 1.1. Geology, Applied and Environmental Geophysics, Proceedings of the Conference held in Albena 2 July - 8 July 2018, Albena, 909-916. doi.org/10.5593/sgem2018/1.1

Simina Rafailă-Stan(c), George Nuțu, Worked bone and antler from Halmyris: An insight on everyday life of a frontier post of Scythia, Quaternary International 472, 2018, 142-148. doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.10.040

Marian Mocanu, George Nuțu, Late Roman Red Slip Ware from Aegyssus, Novensia 28, 2017 [2018], in print. VI.10. George Nuțu, Cast in Glass: An Intaglio from Halmyris, Novensia 28, 2017 [2018], in print

George Nuțu, Worlds Apart? A Sassanian Intaglio from the Province of Scythia, Ancient West and East 18, 2019 (accepted for publication)

ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS [SELECTIVE]

Mihaela Iacob, Dorel Paraschiv, [...], George Nuţu et alii, Slava Rusă, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2002, Covasna 2003, 297-298. Mihaela Iacob, Dorel Paraschiv, [...], George Nuţu et alii, Slava Rusă, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2003, Cluj-Napoca 2004, 312-315. Mihaela Iacob, Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuţu et alii, Slava Rusă, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2004, Mangalia 2005, 350-355. Mihaela Mănucu Adameşteanu, [...], George Nuţu et alii, Jurilovca, com. Jurilovca, jud. Tulcea [Argamum, Orgame], Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2004, Mangalia 2005, 207-208. Mihaela Iacob, Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuţu et alii, Slava Rusă - (L)Ibida, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2005, Constanţa 2006, 238-243. Mihaela Iacob, George Nuţu, Dorel Paraschiv, Enisala, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2005, Constanţa 2006, 154. Mihaela Mănucu Adameşteanu, [...], George Nuţu et alii, Jurilovca, com. Jurilovca, jud. Tulcea [Argamum, Orgame], Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2005, Constanţa 2006, 205-207. Mihaela Iacob, Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuţu et alii, Slava Rusă, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2006, Tulcea 2007, 335-342. Mihaela Iacob, George Nuţu, Dorel Paraschiv, Enisala, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2006, Tulcea 2007, 146-147. Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuţu, Tulcea, jud. Tulcea [Aegyssus], Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2006, Tulcea 2007, 383. George Nuţu et alii, Sector Extra Muros NV III. In: Mihaela Iacob et alii, Slava Rusă, com. Slava Cercheză, jud.Tulcea [(L)Ibida], Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2007, Iaşi 2008, 284-285. Mihaela Iacob, Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuţu et alii, Slava Rusă [(L)Ibida], Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2008, Târgovişte 2009, 196-202. Dorel Paraschiv, Georgică Costea, George Nuţu, Mihaela Iacob, Liliana Marcu, Niculiţel, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2009, Suceava 2010, 283-284. VII.14. Florin Topoleanu, George Nuţu, Murighiol, com. Murighiol, jud. Tulcea (Halmyris), Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2009, Suceava 2010, 279-280. Florin Topoleanu, George Nuţu, Babadag, jud. Tulcea, (vicus Nov(us)?, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2009, Suceava 2010, 230-232. Dorel Paraschiv, Georgică Costea, George Nuţu, Mihaela Iacob, Liliana Marcu, Niculiţel, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2009, Suceava 2010, 283 - 284. Mihaela Iacob, Dorel Paraschiv, George Nuţu et alii, Slava Rusă [(L)Ibida], Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2010, Sibiu 2011, 232-235. Dorel Paraschiv, Georgică Costea, George Nuţu, Niculiţel, Cronica Cercetărilor Arheologice din România. Campania 2010, Sibiu 2011, 206-207.

REVIEWS: Review - Mihai Bărbulescu (ed.), Funeraria Dacoromana. Arheologia funerară a Daciei romane, Presa Universitară Clujeană, Cluj 2003, Peuce S. N. 2 (XV), 2004, 391-394. Review - Rosa Ma Puig Moragón, Enrique Díes Cusí, Carlos Gómez Bellard, Can Corda. Un asentamiento rural púnico-romano en el suroeste de Ibiza, Eivissa, 2004, Peuce S. N. 2 (XV), 2004, 389-391. Review - Doina Benea (ed.), Meşteşuguri şi artizani în Dacia romană, Bibliotheca Historica et Archaeologica Universitatis Timisiensis VIII, Timişoara, 2007, Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica 14, 2008, 244-249. Review - Norman A. Doenges, Pollentia. A Roman Colony on the Island of Mallorca, BAR International Series 1404, Oxford 2005, Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica 14, 2008, 249-253.

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES: George Nuțu, s.v. Ornament mobilier în formă de balustru, smâner de spatulă pentru ceară, cheie de deget, mâner de patera, capac de ulcior - Eggers 128, statuetă Venus, relief bronz, aplică cu reprezentarea Gorgonei Medusa, protoma, ansă de oenochoe, încuietoare de casetă, mâner de casetă în formă de delfin. In: M. Iacob et al. [ed.], Romanii în Pontul Stâng în timpul Principatului / The Romans in the Left Pontus during the Principate. Exhibition Catalogue, Tulcea 2012, 143, 145, 147-148, 203, 210-213. [ISBN: 978-606-13-0896-5]. George Nuțu, Halmyris, com. Murighiol, jud. Tulcea [inel]. In: R. Oanță-Marghitu [ed.], Aurul și argintul României. Catalog de expoziție, București, 2014, 102. [ISBN 973015811-8]. George Nuțu, Aplică, Halmyris - Murighiol, jud. Tulcea. In: R. Oanță-Marghitu [ed.], Aurul și argintul României. Catalog de expoziție, București, 2014, 644. [ISBN 973015811-8]. George Nuțu, Cataramă, Beroe-Piatra Frecăței, com. Ostrov, jud. Tulcea. In: R. Oanță-Marghitu [ed.], Aurul și argintul României. Catalog de expoziție, București, 2014, 645. [ISBN 973015811-8].

NAUTICAL ARCHAEOLOGY: Scientific responsible of the underwater archaeological project of Romania - "Platforma continentală a litoralului românesc al Mării Negre între Golful Musura la nord și Gura Portiței la sud. Punct: Epava Rusu" - 2016 - prezent. "The Danube Underwater Heritage: Trade Routes and Shipwrecks at the Lower Danube and the Danube Delta" - cercetări arheologice subacvatice la Sulina, Jurilovca și Histria (septembrie-octombrie 2017) - Institutul de Cercetări Eco-Muzeale "Gavrilă Simion" - Antiquity of Southeastern Europe Centre, University of Warsaw / Osrodka Badań nad Antykiem Europy Południowo-Wschodniej Uniwersytetu Warszwaskiego, Krakowskie Przedmieście 32, 00-927, Warszawa, Polonia, (Joint Research Project for 2017-2021 ICEM, nr. 5009/11.09.2017, (2017-2022), Co-Directors Martin Lemke, (UNI Warszawa) - Dr. George Nuțu (ICEM).

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATION OF NAUTICAL ARCHAEOLOGY: George Nuțu, B. Päffgen, T. Pflederer, M. Fiederling, M. Ahl, Epava Rusu (Portița A). Campania 2016, Sesiunea Națională de Rapoarte Arheologice, Muzeul Național de Istorie a României, București, mai 2017. George Nuțu, S. Rafailă Stanc, Between the Sea and the River. Narrow Necked Amphorae and Trade Routes in Roman Dobruja. IV International Archaeological Colloquium "Roman Ceramic and Glass Manufactures. Production and Trade in the Adriatic and Beyond", Crikvenica, Croația, 8-9 noiembrie, 2017, în cadrul proiectului Scythia Minor. R. G. Dimitriu, George Nuțu et al., High Resolution Geophysical Investigation Of "Gura Portița - A" Ancient Ship Wreck Site And Surroundings (Nearshore Northern Romanian Littoral), 9th Congress of the Balkan Society, Antalya, 2017. (https://www.earthdoc.org/publication/publicationdetails/?publication=90683). George Nuțu, Päffgen, B.I., Pflederer, T., Fiederling, M., Ahl, M., 2017, Epava Rusu. Platforma continentală a litoralului românesc al Mării Negre, între Golful Musura la nord și zona situată la sud de Gura Portiței, jud. Tulcea. Punct: Epava Rusu (in Romanian, with English abstract): Cronica cercetărilor arheologice din România. Campania 2016, București, 56-58. George Nuțu, Päffgen, B.I., Pflederer, T., Fiederling, M., Ahl, M., 2018, Epava Rusu. Platforma continentală a litoralului românesc al Mării Negre, între Golful Musura la nord și zona situată la sud de Gura Portiței, jud. Tulcea. Punct: Epava Rusu (in Romanian, with English abstract): Cronica cercetărilor arheologice din România. Campania 2017, București, in print.

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Dr. Radu PÎRNĂU

Personal information: Address: Iaşi, sos. Păcurari, nr. 35, bl. 543 A, et. 6, ap. 22, cod 700535, jud.Ia.i, România E-mail: radupirnau@yahoo.com      Nationality: Romanian      Date of birth: 27.05.1977

Occupational field: Soil Science

Work experience: 2014 - present: Romanian Academy - Department of Iasi, Geography Group; Research. 2000 - 2013: Soil surveyor; Soil mapping at large scale (1: 5000, 1: 10000), evaluation of soil quality, soil-land use monitoring, related pedological studies; Iasi County Office for Pedological and Agrochemical Studies, Iasi, România.

Education and Training: 2004-2010: PhD, Thesis Title: Land use and the quality of the agricultural soils from Dobrovat hydrographic basin; "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iasi, România. 2000- 2002: Master in Soil Science, Thesis Title: Pedological study and land evaluation for agricultural area, scale 1:10.000, Cucuteni administrative territory, county of Iasi; "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Ia.i, România. 1995-1999: Bachelor of Science in Geography, Environmental Science - Geography; "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iasi, România. June-July 2002: Specialization in Soil Science at Soil Service of Belgium, Leuven; Financial support from an World Bank Project (no. 202/2002).

Personal skills and competences: Mother tongue: Romanian. Self-assessment: English, German

Technical skills and competences: GPS, pXRF, Penetrologger, Hand auger equipment. Computer skills and competences: Microsoft Office, GIS software (TNTMips, ARC Map), graphic design applications (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator) Additional information.

Additional information: Member of the Romanian National Society of Soil Science (SNRSS), Member of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), Member of the European Society for Soil Conservation (ESSC).

Research Projects (in the last 5 years): MC Member in COST Action CA17131 (2018-2022), The Soil Science & Archaeo-Geophysics Alliance: going beyond prospection (SAGA). Researcher in Proiect - PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016_0852, contract nr. 73/2017 (2017-2019), Colonizarea periferiei (Moesia Inferior .i Scythia Minor - secolele I-VI p.Hr.): o abordare bioarheologică a romanizării/ Colonizing the periphery (Moesia Inferior and Scythia Minor - 1st-6th c.AD): a bioarchaeological approach of Romanization, project leader dr. Simina Stanc, " Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi, Facultatea de Biologie, financed by the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research (CNCS - UEFISCDI). Researcher in Proiect - PN-II-PT-PCCA-2013-4-2234, nr. 314/2014-2016, Parteneriate în domenii prioritare - Investiga.ii non-destructive în situri arheologice complexe. Un model integrat de cercetare aplicată a patrimoniului cultural imobil / Non-destructive approaches to complex archaeological sites. An integrated applied research model for cultural heritage , project leader dr. Andrei Asăndulesei, " Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iaşi, financed by the CNCS-UEFISCDI.

Selected Puplications 

Peer reviewed publications (Web of Science)

Cristian Valeriu Patriche, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Adrian Grozavu, Bogdan Roşca, A comparative analysis of binary logistic regression and analytical hierarchy process for landslide susceptibility assessment in the Dobrovăţ river basin, Romania, Pedosphere, 26(3):335-350, 2016. • Ionu. Vasiliniuc, Cristian-Valeriu Patriche, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Bogdan Roşca, Statistical spatial models of soil parameters. An approach using different methods at different scales, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Vol.12, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 457-464. • Cristian Patriche, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Bogdan Roşca, Statistical spatial models for soil parameters: A comparative analysis of several methods applied to Dobrovăţ basin (Eastern Romania), Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, Volume 44, Issue 1 - 4, Special Issue: SI, 2013, pp. 104-112. • George Bodi, Romeo Cavaleriu, Mihaela Danu, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Preliminary Considerations Regarding the Paleoenvironment in the Hinterland of the Neolithic Habitation-Sites at Isaiia-Balta Popii and Hoise.ti-La Pod, Transylvanian Review XIX (Supplement no. 5:1): 31 - 48, 2010.

Conference publications (Web of Science)

Bogdan Roşca, Adrian Ursu, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Ionu. Vasiliniuc, Iulian Iordache, The impact of climate changes on soil quality assessment in Bahlueţ basin, NE Romania, 16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2016, Albena, Bulgaria, June 28 - July 6, Proceedings Paper, Book3, Vol. 2, 2016, pp. 385-392. • Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Cristian-Valeriu Patriche, Bogdan Roşca, Ionuţ Vasiliniuc, Andrei Asăndulesei, Spatial variability of soil properties in areas affected by prehistoric human occupation, 15th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2015, 18-24 June, Albena, Bulgaria, Proceedings Paper, 2015, vol. II, pp. 325-332. • Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, George Bodi, Bogdan Ro.ca, Cristian-Valeriu Patriche, Daniel Curea, Investigation of soil properties and spatial distribution in relation with archaeological sites in Ruginoasa-Strunga saddle, NE Romania, 13th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2013, 16-22 June, Albena, Bulgaria, Proceedings Paper, 2013, pp. 569-576. • Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, George Bodi, Mihaela Danu, Romeo Cavaleriu, Integrating soil parameters in correlative studies regarding archaeological sites. Interdisciplinary research on neo-eneolithic settlements from Romania, 12th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2012, 16-22 June, Albena, Bulgaria, Proceedings Paper, vol. IV, 2012, pp. 117-124. Miscellaneous publications. • Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Alin Mihu-Pintilie, George Bodi, Andrei Asăndulesei, Lilian Niacşu, Ground Penetrating Radar as noninvasive method used in soil science and archaeology, Soil Forming Factors and Processes from the Temperate Zone 13 (2014), p. 15-31. • Bogdan Ro.ca, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Mihai Niculi.ă, Iuliana Niculi.ă, Soil survey and mapping using QGIS in the specific methodological context of Romania, Soil Forming Factors and Processes from the Temperate Zone, vol. 12, No 1 (2013). • Dan Laurenţiu Stoica, Cristian Valeriu Patriche, Culiţă Sîrbu, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Bogdan Roşca, GIS and RS soil-vegetation correlations for continental saltlands habitats in NE Romania, Eurasian Journal of Soil Science 2 (2012), 75-80. • Cristian Valeriu Patriche, Bogdan Ro.ca, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Dan Laurenţiu Stoica, Spatial prediction of soil qualitative variables using logistic regression and fuzzy techniques. Study region: Dobrovăţ basin (Central Moldavian Plateau), GEOREVIEW, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2012, pp. 46-55. • Patriche Cristian Valeriu, PÎRNĂU Radu Gabriel, Roşca Bogdan, Comparing Linear Regression and Regression Trees for Spatial Modelling of Soil Reaction in Dobrovăţ Basin (Eastern Romania), Bulletin UASVM Agriculture, 68 (1) /2011. • Iuliana Cornelia Tanasă, Mihai Niculi.ă, Bogdan Ro.ca, Radu Gabriel PÎRNĂU, Pedometric techniques in spatialisation of soil properties for agricultural land evaluation, Bulletin UASVM Agriculture, 67(1) /2010, p. 274-278. • Secu Vasilică Cristian, Niacşu Lilian, Vasiliniuc Ionu., Roşca Bogdan, PÎRNĂU Radu, Atlasul culorilor şi semnelor convenţionale pentru legenda hărţii solurilor. Propunere pentru utilizatorii S.I.G., Editura Terra Nostra, 2008, Iaşi. • Secu Cristi, Niacşu Lilian, Ursu Adrian, PÎRNĂU Radu, The utilization of GIS and satellite images in the vegetation and soil covers mapping from Ciric basin (Iasi county), Lucrări ştiinţifice USAMV Iaşi, seria Agronomie, 2007.

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Dr. Monica LUCA

Personal information: First name / Surname: Monica Luca  E-mail: luca.monica1@gmail.com  Nationality: Romanian  Date of birth: 08.04.1985  Gender: F  Occupational field: Research in archaeogenetics

Work experience: 01.09.2017 - present: Research assistant, Genetic analysis of ancient DNA of Bos taurus, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iasi, Molecular genetics and Archaeogenetics Laboratory. 01.03.2015 -01.06.2015: Beneficiary of an Erasmus Training Programme for graduates Analysis of ancient DNA data, building DNA libraries University of Oxford, The Palaeo-BARN Palaeogenomics and Bio-Archaeology. 01.01.2012 - 30.09.2014: Research assistant Genetic analysis of ancient DNA of Sus scrofa "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iasi, Molecular genetics and Archaeogenetics Laboratory. 20.11.2012 - 20.02.2013: Beneficiary of an Erasmus Training Programme, Ancient DNA extraction and quantification, PCR, PCR products purification and DNA sequencing University of Durham, United Kingdom, Department of Archaeogenetics. 1.07.2012 - 15.07.2012: Visitor student to receive a work training for ancient DNA analysis, University of Durham, United Kingdom, Department of Archaeogenetics. 01.09.2007 - 10.07.2008: Beneficiary of an Erasmus-Socrates scholarship, Attendance to classes and lab practice "Universidad de Barcelona", Spain, Biochemistry Department.

Education and training: 01.10.2011 - 14.02.2015: PhD graduate, "The study of genetic diversity of the Perccottus glenii species using mitochondrial molecular markers"/ DNA extraction and purifying, electrophoresis and DNA sequencing, phylogeography of species, identification of phylogenetic relations in- and between populations, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza University", Iasi. October 2009 - July 2011, Master graduate, "Molecular phylogeny within the Vipera ursinii moldavica subspecies" /Cellular and microbial biotechnologies/ Molecular genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular phylogeny, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iasi. October 2004 - July 2008: Bachelor graduate, "The antibiotic resistance at Enterobacteriaceae - Escherichia coli - genetic and molecular views"/ Biochemistry, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University. September 2000 - June 2004: Highschool graduate, Natural sciences, National College "Emil Racoviţă", Iaşi.

Personal skills and competences: Mother tongue(s): Romanian.  Other language(s): English, French, Spanish

Organizational competences: Social skills and competences: the ability to schedule my work in order to be able to finish a high volume in a short time, and also without overlapping with several other projects which are running in the same time and space; the ability to interact very easy with other people, to adapt to a different cultural environment, as it happened several times, mostly during my scholarships abroad; good team spirit.

Technical skills and competences: Experienced in working with: DNA and RNA automatic extractor Promega Maxwell 16; PCR Machine; ActGene-Asp-3700 (nanodrop spectromether) and Qubit fluoromether; Eppendorf Minispin centrifuge; microdismembrator; dremel tool.

Computer skills and competences: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); UVP Doc ItLS (Doc-ItLS Image Analysis Software); BECKMAN COULTER CEQ 8000 Genetic Analysis System; Knowledge in phylogenetic analysis applications: Lasergene, Mega6, Geneious, Network, STRUCTURE, Arlequin, DNA-Sp.

International scientific conventions attendance: The Third Annual Zoological Congress of "Grigore Antipa" Museum (CZGA 2011), 23-25 of November, 2011, Bucureşti, Romania, Lucian Gorgan, Ana-Maria Stratulat, Andrei Stefan, Mihaela Ionescu, Monica Luca, "Carassius interspecific variability identification using COX I DNA barcoding gene", poster. The Third Archaeoinvest Congress - Interdisciplinary Research in Archaeology", 6-8th of June, 2013, Iași, Romania, Luca Monica, Linderholm Anna, Bălășescu Adrian, Stanc Simina, Larson Greger "The archaeogenetic analysis of Chalcolitic swine remains on Romanian territory", paper. 19th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists 4-8th of September 2013 Pilsen/ Czech Republic, Monica Luca, Anna Linderholm, Adrian Bălășescu, Greger Larson, "The genetic signature of domestic pig in the south-eastern part of the Romanian territory during the Neolithic revealed by ancient mitochondrial DNA", poster; Monica Luca, Simina Stanc, Anna Linderholm, Greger Larson "The spread of domestic pig in the central and eastern part of the Romanian territory described by the ancient mitochondrial DNA", poster. The AEA Autumn Conference 2013, "Social space and environment: landscape reconstruction in environmental archaeology", Kiel University, Germany, September 27-29, Luca M., Stanc S.M, Bejenaru L, "Archaeozoological perspective on swine Neolithic migrations in Romania", poster. The Fifth Annual Zoological Congress of "Grigore Antipa" Museum (CZGA 2011), 20th-23rd of November, 2013, Bucureşti, Romania, Monica LUCA, Anna LINDERHOLM, Adrian BĂLĂȘESCU, Simina STANC, Greger LARSON, "The archaeogenetic analysis of Neolithic swine remains on the Romanian territory, paper. The scientific session of the History National Museum of Moldova (XXIII-rd edition), Chișinău, 3rd of October 2013, Republic of Moldova, Monica Luca, Simina Stanc "Genetic diversity of some Chalcolithic swine on Romanian territory, highlighted through the mitochondrial DNA", poster. V International Symposium of Ecologists of the Republic of Montenegro (ISEM5), Tivat, 2-5th of October, 2013, Monica Luca, Simina Stanc "Swine Migrations on Romania's Territory During the Neolithic", poster. VIII-th International Conference of Zoologists, Chişinău, 10-12 October 2013 - Luca Monica, Rău Marius-Andrei, Gorgan Dragoș Lucian, Perccottus glenii - a possible threat for the fresh water ecosystems - poster. The international scientific conference - Present problems of acchaeology, etnology and arts (VI th edition), Chișinău, 22-23 mai 2014, Luminița Bejenaru, Simina Stanc, Monica Luca, "Resturile faunistice din situl cucutenian de la Tăcuta (județul Vaslui): date arheozoologice și arheogenetice" (in Romanian). 6th International Symposium on Biomolecular Archeology (ISBA 6), 27-29 August, 2014, in Basel, Switzerland; Monica Luca, Anna Linderholm, Simina Stanc, Adrian Bălășescu, Greger Larson, Tracing the genetic profile of Sus scrofa on Romanian territory from the Neolithic period until the Middle Ages - poster.

National scientific conventions attendance: Faculty of Biology Annual Scientific Meeting, Iasi, 24-27 October 2013 - Monica Luca, Mitică Ciorpac, Marius-Andrei Rău, Dragos Lucian Gorgan, "Preliminary data for assessing the threat status of the invasive species Perccottus glenii "- poster. EPE BACAU 2013, 7th- 9th of November - Monica Luca, Mitică Ciorpac, Daniela Nicuță, Dorel Ureche, Lucian Gorgan, "Preliminary considerations regarding the Perccottus glenii mitochondrial control region variability" - poster; Mitică Ciorpac, Constantin Ion, Monica Luca, Lucian Bolboacă, Dragoș Lucian Gorgan, "Colonization pattern of reed-warblers across the Pacific islands inferred by mt DNA analysis" - poster; Ovidiu Popescul, Monica Luca, Mitică Ciorpac, Stefan Zamfirescu, Alexandru Strugariu, Dragoș Lucian Gorgan," Phylogeography and molecular diversity of Vipera ursinii moldavica from Eastern Romania" - poster.

Publications:

M. Luca, D. Ureche, D. Nicuță, G. Ghiorghiță, R. C. Druică, L. D. Gorgan, 2014: The genetic variability of the invasive Perccottus glenii from Siret River, using the cytochrome b gene. Annals of R.S.C.B., XIX (1), 11 - 20.

Monica Luca, Gogu Ghiorghiță, 2014: The invasive species Perccottus glenii - a threat for the fresh water ecosystems. Analele științifice ale Universității "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iași, Secțiunea I - Biologie animală, 123-132.

Luca Monica, Stanc Simina, 2014 - Animal resources exploited in the Răcari settlement (Dolj County): Archaeological and archaeogenetical data/ Exploatarea resurselor animale în așezarea de la Răcari (Județul Dolj): date arheozoologice și arheogenetice, Istros, 20, Brăila, ISSN 1453-6943.

Simina Stanc, Valentin Radu, Monica Luca, 2014: A faunal assemblage from Iron-Age site of Niculițel (Babadag culture): archaeozoological and archaeogenetical data, Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica, XX, Iași, ISSN 1224-2284.

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PhD Student Raluca MELENCIUC 

Personal information: First name/Surname: Raluca Melenciuc.  E-mail: raluca_melenciuc@yahoo.com; raluca.melenciuc@gmail.com  Nationality: Romanian.  Date of birth: 30th of November, 1989.  Gender: Female.  Position: Phd Researcher

Education and training: 2012 - 2015: Biodiversity and productivity of the ecosystems/ Master degree, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iași, Faculty of Biology. 2009-2012: Biology/ Bachelor's degree, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, Faculty of Biology. 2005-2009: School diploma, Mathematics and Computer Science, "Dimitrie Cantemir" High School of Iasi.

Other language(s): English, Spanish, French

Work experience: October 2017 - present: Natural protected areas specialist - Romanian Ornithological Society within the project: "Management plan elaboration for the natural protected areas ROSPA0109 Acumulările Belcești, ROSCI0222 Sărăturile Jijia Inferioara Prut, ROSPA0042 Eleșteiele Jijiei și Miletinului și 2.553. Balta Teiva Vișina", cod SMIS 2014+ 101991. Biologist - Romanian Ornithological Society within the project: "Management plan elaboration for the natural protected areas ROSCI0310 Lacurile Fălticeni, ROSCI0389 Săriturile de la Gura Ialomiței - Mihai Bravu, ROSP0051 Iezerul Călărași, ROSPA0061 Lacul Techirghiol, ROSPAO1O1 Stepa Saraiu Horea, ROSPAO111 Berteștii de Sus- Gura Ialomiței", cod SMIS 102540. April 2016 - present: President at "Grupul SistemIS" Association October 2015 - present: Phd researcher at "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iași, Faculty of biology - Morphology and ecology of grass snake (Natrix natrix, Linnaeus 1758) in some populations of eastern Romania. March 2013 - June 2013: Participant at LLP - Erasmus Placement in Spain. Field and laboratory work in the research project called "Modelling the influence of climate and soil factors on growth of Mediterranean forest species", which helped me develop my Excel and team work abilities. 1st of July - 15th of July 2013: Participant at Summer School - "Ecological State of the lake during restoration measures (Rest Lake) in the Erasmus Intensive Programme (IP) no. 2012-3-PL1-ERA 10-28981 in Poland. Field and Laboratory work, that also helped me develop my team work abilities. April 2012 - present: Voluntary work at "SistemIS Group" in order to promote the importance of Natura 2000 sites; the actions aimed both children and students, activities that have developed my team work spirit, my communication skills and patience. Participant in monitoring of birds and habitats with the Romanian Ornithological Society, actions that took place both in the Danube Delta and in Iasi. This program has improved my attention, my socialization skills, my sense of responsibility. After most of the bird watching sessions, I was responsible for recording all of the data in Microsoft Office Excel that needed to be processed in order to calculate the density, abundance etc., responsibility that made me an advanced user of Excel by using a lot of formulas, different types of charts, tables and filters often.

Participation in scientific events: Raluca MELENCIUC, Alexandru STRUGARIU, Ștefan R. ZAMFIRESCU, Iulian GHERGHEL, 2018. Geographic patterns and environmental determinants of color polymorphism in the Grass snake (Natrix natrix) populations from Eastern and Southern Romania. International Zoological Congress of "Grigore Antipa" Museum, 21 - 24 November 2018, Bucharest - Romania. Raluca MELENCIUC, Tiberiu C. SAHLEAN, Paul C. DINCĂ, Ștefan R. ZAMFIRESCU, Alexandru STRUGARIU, 2016. Geographic distribution of grass snake (Natrix natrix) color morphs in southern and eastern Romania: preliminary results. Faculty of Biology Annual Scientific Meeting, 20-22 October 2016, Iași. Alexandru STRUGARIU, Iulian GHERGHEL, Tiberiu C. SAHLEAN, Paul C. Dincă, Raluca MELENCIUC, Mihail V. HUȚULEAC-VOLOSCIUC, Ștefan ZAMFIRESCU, 2016. Does differential habitat use maintain color polymorphism in vipers from warmer environments? Evolution, 17-21 Iuni 2016, Austin, Texas. Raluca MELENCIUC, Luminița BEJENARU, 2013. Archaeozoological study of a sample discovered in the prehistoric site (Cucuteni A Culture) of Poduri -Dealul Ghindaru (Bacău County, Romania). Scientific session The anthropic impact on the structural and functional diversity of biological systems, 24-26 October 2013, Iaşi.

Scientific publication: Raluca MELENCIUC, Alexandru STRUGARIU, Paul Cristian DINCĂ, Iulian GHERGHEL, Ștefan Remus ZAMFIRESCU, 2016. Herpetofauna of the Natura 2000 site "Cheile Șugăului - Munticelu" (ROSCI0033), Romania. An. Șt. Univ."Alexandru Ioan Cuza" of Iași, section I. Animal Biology.

Social skills and competences: team work spirit; excellent communication skills; flexible; self-confidence, creative; curiosity and ability to learn new things; dynamic and creative spirit; stress resistance.

Organisational skills and competences: problem-solving; efficient time management; deductive reasoning; logical thinking.

Technical skills and competences: knowledge of the specific steps of a scientific analysis (documentation, data collection, comparing personal study data to those already existent in the literature and in the end writing the final report of scientific research).

Computer skills and competences: MS Office, advanced Word and Outlook; MS Office, advanced Excel including formula, lookups, pivot tables, graphing; MS Office, advanced PowerPoint including theme formatting, object insertion.

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Master student Alexandra CABAT

INFORMAŢII PERSONALE: Adresa: Narciselor nr 13, 600310 Bacau

EXPERIENŢA PROFESIONALĂ: 07/2012-08/2012: Participant, Implicare în proiecte educaționale la Școala de Vară "Valea Bistriței-materia ce naște energie Universitatea "Vasile Alecsandri″ din Bacau. 09/2014-11/2014: Operator Chestionare-Intervievarea persoanelor dintr-un eșantion, IRES Cluj Napoca: Calea Turzii nr. 150, 400495. 01/01/2018-Prezent: Angajat pe post de Masterand în proiectul intitulat "Colonizarea periferiei (Moesia Inferior și Scythia Minor - secolele I-VI p.Hr.): o abordare bioarheologică a romanizării", acronim BIOARHEOROMAN, cod PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016-0852, Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iași.

VOLUNTARIAT: 03/2017: Voluntar-Porti deschise UAIC, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iași 05/2016: Voluntar, Diplomă participare Annual Scientific Meeting 2016 Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iași. 2013-Prezent: Voluntar- Actiuni umanitare si sociale, ASCOR-Iasi/Bacau

EDUCAŢIE ŞI FORMARE: 10/2017-Prezent: Studenta la master la Facultatea de Biologie-Specializarea Biotehnologii microbiene si celulare, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iași ; Studenta la master la Facultatea de Biologie-Specializarea Biologie medicala, Universitatea "Vasile Alecsandri" din Bacau. 2014-2017: Licențiată în Biologie, Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iași, Facultatea de Biologie, Specializarea Biologie. 2010-2014: Diploma de Bacalaureat, Colegiu National "Ferdinand I" din Bacau-Profil: Matematică - Informatică.

COMPETENŢE PERSONALE: Limba maternă: română Limbi străine: engleza, germana. Competenţe de comunicare: abilități de comunicare, spirit de echipă, inițiativă, spirit energic, abilități de înțelegere, capacitate de planificare și organizare, capacitatea de asumare a riscului asupra deciziilor luate. Competențele digitale: Certificat ECDL Complet.

PUBLICAŢII

Stanc M.S., Cabat A., Malaxa D., Sîrbu V., Bejenaru L, 2018, Evaluarea resurselor animale utilizate în cetatea geto-dacică de la Piscul Crăsani (jud. Ialomița), secole II-I î.Hr.: noi date arheozoologice / Evaluation of the animal resources used in the geto-dacian fortress at Piscul Crăsani (Ialomiţa County), II-I centuries BC: new archaeozoological data. Istros, XXIV: în curs de apariție. (ERIH Plus)

Rafailă-Stanc M.S., Ailincăi S.-C., Malaxa D., Cabat A., Bejenaru L., Aşezarea din perioada timpurie a Epocii Fierului de la Enisala-Palanca (comuna Sarichioi, județul Tulcea, Romania): Date arheozoologice. Abstracts. International Scientific Conference: Cultural Heritage: Research, Valorisation, Promotion, 10th edition. Institutul Patrimoniului Cultural, Chișinău, Republica Moldova, 30-31 Mai 2018, p. 66-67.

Rafaila-Stanc M.S., Nuțu G., Malaxa D., Cabat A., Bejenaru L., Archaeozoological data concerning the animal resources used in the settlement of Halmyris (Romania). Abstracts. 13th ICAZ International Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2-7 September 2018, p. 54.

Rafaila-Stanc M.S., Cabat A., Malaxa D., Bejenaru L., Archaeozoological evaluation of the animal resources used in the food economy of the Iron Age fortress at Piscul Crasani (Ialomita County, Romania). Abstracts. 13th ICAZ International Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2-7 September 2018, p. 55.

Stanc M.S., Stănică A.D., Malaxa D., Cabat A., Bejenaru L., Archaeological and Archaeozoological Contribution to the Reconstruction of the Medieval Environment: Settlement of Noviodunum (Romania). Abstracts. 6th International Scientific Conference on Mediaeval Archaeolgy of the Institute of Archaeology. Using landscape in the Middle Ages in the light of interdisciplinary research, Institute of Archaeology Zagreb, 6-7 June 2019, p. 19-20.

Stanc M.S., Stănică A.D., Cabat A., Malaxa D., Bejenaru L., Archaeological and archaeozoological investigations in the medieval settlement of Enisala (Tulcea County, Romania). Abstracts. 25th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, University of Bern, Berna, Elvetia, September 4-7, 2019, p. 21.

Alexandra Cabat, Simina Rafailă-Stanc, Luminița Bejenaru, Evaluarea arheozoologică a resurselor animale utilizate în economia alimentară a cetăţii geto-dacice de la Piscul Crăsani (Jud. Ialomița), secole II-I î.Hr. Rezumate. Sesiunea Științifică Anuală a Studenților Naturaliști, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iași, 25-26 mai 2018, p. 38.

Cabat Alexandra Elena, Stanc Margareta Simina. Analiza unui eșantion arheozoologic provenit din așezarea de la Ibida (județul Tulcea). Rezumate. Sesiunea Științifică Anuală a Studenților Naturaliști, Ediția a III-a, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea Al. I. Cuza Iași. Iași, 24-25 mai 2019, p. 35.

PARTICIPĂRI LA CONFERINŢE STIINŢIFICE: 13th ICAZ International Conference, Middle East Technical University, 2-7 September 2018, Ankara, Turkey: Simina Margareta Rafaila-Stanc, George Nutu, Daniel Malaxa, Alexandra Cabat, Luminita Bejenaru, Archaeozoological data concerning the animal resources used in the settlement of Halmyris (Romania); Simina Margareta Rafaila-Stanc, Alexandra Cabat, Daniel Malaxa, Luminita Bejenaru, Archaeozoological evaluation of the animal resources used in the food economy of the Iron Age fortress at Piscul Crasani (Ialomita County, Romania). The 10th edition of the International Scientific Conference: Cultural Heritage: Research, Valorisation, Promotion (a X-a ediție a Conferinței Științifice Internaționale: Patrimoniul cultural: cercetare, valorificare, promovare), Institutul Patrimoniului Cultural, Chișinău, Republica Moldova, 30-31 Mai 2018: Simina Margareta Rafailă-Stanc, Sorin-Cristian Ailincăi, Daniel Malaxa, Alexandra Cabat, Luminița Bejenaru, Aşezarea din perioada timpurie a epocii fierului de la Enisala-Palanca (comuna Sarichioi, județul Tulcea, Romania): Date arheozoologice. Sesiunea Științifică Anuală a Studenților Naturaliști, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Al.I.Cuza" Iași, 25-26 mai 2018: Alexandra Cabat, Simina Rafailă-Stanc, Luminița Bejenaru, Evaluarea arheozoologică a resurselor animale utilizate în economia alimentară a cetăţii geto-dacice de la Piscul Crăsani (Jud. Ialomița), secole II-I î.Hr. Zilele Academice Ieşene ediţia a XXXIII-a. Sesiunea de comunicări științifice Antropologia - o abordare interdisciplinară, Academia Română - Filiala Iași, 17 octombrie 2018: Mihaela Danu, Luminiţa Bejenaru, Alexandra Cabat, Daniel Malaxa, Radu Pîrnău, George Nuțu, Simina Stanc - Cercetări bioarheologice în Cetatea de secol IV-VI de la Ibida (judeţul Tulcea). Sesiunea Științifică Anuală a Studenților Naturaliști, Ediția a III-a, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iași, 24-25 mai 2019: Cabat Alexandra Elena, Stanc Margareta Simina, Analiza unui eșantion arheozoologic provenit din așezarea de la Ibida (județul Tulcea).

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Master student Daniel MALAXA

INFORMAŢII PERSONALE: Adresa: Strada Narciselor, nr. 25, Galați (România) Email: danielmalaxa@yahoo.ro 

EXPERIENŢA PROFESIONALĂ: 01/01/2018-Prezent: Angajat pe post Masterand în cadrul proiectului de cercetare intitulat ,,Colonizarea periferiei (Moesia Inferior și Scythia Minor - secolele I-VI p.Hr.): o abordare bioarheologică a romanizării", Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iași.

EDUCAŢIE ŞI FORMARE: 2017-Prezent: Studii masterale, Universitatea ,,Al. I. Cuza", Facultatea de Biologie, Specializarea Biotehnologii microbiene și celulare, Iași (România). 2014-2017: Diploma de Licență, Universitatea ,,Al. I. Cuza", Facultatea de Biologie, Specializarea Biologie, Iași (România). 2014-2017: Modulul I studii psihopedagogice, Universitatea ,,Al. I. Cuza", Iași (România). 2010-2014: Diploma de Bacalaureat, Liceul Teoretic ,, Emil Racoviță", Galați (România). 

COMPETENŢE PERSONALE: Limba maternă: română Limbile străine: engleză, franceză. Competențele digitale. Permis de conducere: AM, B1, B

PUBLICAŢII 

Stanc M.S., Cabat A., Malaxa D., Sîrbu V., Bejenaru L, 2018, Evaluarea resurselor animale utilizate în cetatea geto-dacică de la Piscul Crăsani (jud. Ialomița), secole II-I î.Hr.: noi date arheozoologice / Evaluation of the animal resources used in the geto-dacian fortress at Piscul Crăsani (Ialomiţa County), II-I centuries BC: new archaeozoological data. Istros, XXIV: în curs de apariție. (ERIH Plus)

Rafailă-Stanc M.S., Ailincăi S.-C., Malaxa D., Cabat A., Bejenaru L., Aşezarea din perioada timpurie a Epocii Fierului de la Enisala-Palanca (comuna Sarichioi, județul Tulcea, Romania): Date arheozoologice. Abstracts. International Scientific Conference: Cultural Heritage: Research, Valorisation, Promotion, 10th edition. Institutul Patrimoniului Cultural, Chișinău, Republica Moldova, 30-31 Mai 2018, p. 66-67.

Rafaila-Stanc M.S., Nuțu G., Malaxa D., Cabat A., Bejenaru L., Archaeozoological data concerning the animal resources used in the settlement of Halmyris (Romania). Abstracts. 13th ICAZ International Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2-7 September 2018, p. 54.

Rafaila-Stanc M.S., Cabat A., Malaxa D., Bejenaru L., Archaeozoological evaluation of the animal resources used in the food economy of the Iron Age fortress at Piscul Crasani (Ialomita County, Romania). Abstracts. 13th ICAZ International Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2-7 September 2018, p. 55.

Malaxa D., Stanc M.S., Analiza eșantionului arheozoologic de la Noviodunum (punct "Terenul Poliției de Frontieră"). Rezumate,  Sesiunea Științifică Anuală a Studenților Naturaliști, Ediția a III-a, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iași, 24-25 mai 2019, p. 35.

Stanc M.S., Stănică A.D., Malaxa D., Cabat A., Bejenaru L., Archaeological and Archaeozoological Contribution to the Reconstruction of the Medieval Environment: Settlement of Noviodunum (Romania). Abstracts. 6th International Scientific Conference on Mediaeval Archaeolgy of the Institute of Archaeology. Using landscape in the Middle Ages in the light of interdisciplinary research, Institute of Archaeology Zagreb, 6-7 June 2019, p. 19-20.

Stanc M.S., Stănică A.D., Cabat A., Malaxa D., Bejenaru L., Archaeological and archaeozoological investigations in the medieval settlement of Enisala (Tulcea County, Romania). Abstracts. 25th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, University of Bern, Berna, Elvetia, September 4-7, 2019, p. 21.

PARTICIPĂRI LA CONFERINŢE STIINŢIFICE: 13th ICAZ International Conference, Middle East Technical University, 2-7 September 2018, Ankara, Turkey: Simina Margareta Rafaila-Stanc, George Nutu, Daniel Malaxa, Alexandra Cabat, Luminita Bejenaru, Archaeozoological data concerning the animal resources used in the settlement of Halmyris (Romania); Simina Margareta Rafaila-Stanc, Alexandra Cabat, Daniel Malaxa, Luminita Bejenaru, Archaeozoological evaluation of the animal resources used in the food economy of the Iron Age fortress at Piscul Crasani (Ialomita County, Romania). The 10th edition of the International Scientific Conference: Cultural Heritage: Research, Valorisation, Promotion (a X-a ediție a Conferinței Științifice Internaționale: Patrimoniul cultural: cercetare, valorificare, promovare), Institutul Patrimoniului Cultural, Chișinău, Republica Moldova, 30-31 Mai 2018: Simina Margareta Rafailă-Stanc, Sorin-Cristian Ailincăi, Daniel Malaxa, Alexandra Cabat, Luminița Bejenaru, Aşezarea din perioada timpurie a epocii fierului de la Enisala-Palanca (comuna Sarichioi, județul Tulcea, Romania): Date arheozoologice. Sesiunea Științifică Anuală a Studenților Naturaliști, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Al.I.Cuza" Iași, 25-26 mai 2018: Daniel Malaxa, Simina Margareta Rafailă-Stanc, Resurse animale și exploatarea lor în situl de epoca fierului de la Enisala-Palanca Zilele Academice Ieşene ediţia a XXXIII-a. Sesiunea de comunicări științifice Antropologia - o abordare interdisciplinară, Academia Română - Filiala Iași, 17 octombrie 2018: Mihaela Danu, Luminiţa Bejenaru, Alexandra Cabat, Daniel Malaxa, Radu Pîrnău, George Nuțu, Simina Stanc - Cercetări bioarheologice în Cetatea de secol IV-VI de la Ibida (judeţul Tulcea). Sesiunea Științifică Anuală a Studenților Naturaliști, Ediția a III-a, Facultatea de Biologie, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iași, 24-25 mai 2019: Malaxa D., Stanc M.S., Analiza eșantionului arheozoologic de la Noviodunum (punct "Terenul Poliției de Frontieră").