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GiliSenior Technologist
Head of the Marine Animal Conservation and Public Engagement Deparment

Responsible for communication, press office management, scientific dissemination and strategic outreach activities of the SZN.

Responsible of the management and public engagement of Historical Aquarium of Naples, Darwin-Dohrn Museum, Sea Turtle Rescue and Research Centre, new Aquarium in Fano Marine Center, SZN Marine Library and Historical Archive, Marine farm in Bagnoli.

All operations are closely connected to scientific activities and provide ground for research in communication and marine biodiversity conservation.

Coordinator of Animal Welfare Committee

Coordinator of Ethical Committee

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn di Napoli
Via Po 25, Roma

e-mail: claudia.gili(at)szn.it
Skype: claudia.gili

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Conservation of aquatic biodiversity
  • Welfare ethics & veterinary medicine
  • Communication and outreach

Selected Publications

1. Petrella A., Mazzariol S., Padalino I., Di Francesco G., Casalone C., Grattarola C., Di Guardo G., Smoglica C., Centelleghe C., Gili C. (2021). Cetacean Morbillivirus and Toxoplasma gondii Co-infection in Mediterranean Monk Seal Pup, Italy. Emerg Infect Dis. Apr;27(4):1237-1239. doi: 10.3201/eid2704.204131. PMID: 33754995; PMCID: PMC8007312.

2. Biancani, B., Sánchez-Contreras G. J., Furlati S., Benaglia F., Arija, C. M., C. Gili. (2021). Physiological Parameters Monitored on Bottlenose Dolphin Neonates (Tursiops truncatus, Montagu 1821) over the First 30 Days of Life. Animals 11, no. 4: 1066. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11041066

3. Gili, C., Vasconi, M., Gagliardi, F. (2021). Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on Aquaria: An Italian Perspective, Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research, 3(1), 74-90. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/25889567-BJA10015

4. Centelleghe, C., Carraro, L., Gonzalvo, J., Rosso, M., Esposti, E., Gili, C., Bonato M., Pedrotti D., Cardazzo B., Povinelli M., Mazzariol S. (2021). The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to sample the blow microbiome of small cetaceans (vol 15, e0235537, 2020). PLOS ONE, 16(1).

5. Biasetti, P.; Florio, F.; Gili, C.; De Mori, B. (2020). The Ethical Assessment of Touch Pools in Aquariums by Means of the Ethical Matrix. J Agric Environ Ethics 33 (2):337-353 DOI 10.1007/s10806-020-09823-2

6. Mancia, A., Zuccon, G., Lunardi, D., Biancani, B., Gili, C., Stanyon, R., García-Parraga, D., Mellado, M., Abelli, L., Moreno-Manzano, V. (2019). Isolation and phenotyping of potential stem cells from the umbilical cord of the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Int. J. Dev. Biol. 63: 295 – 299 doi: 10.1387/ijdb.190042am

7. Mazzariol S., Corrò M., Tonon E., Biancani B., Centelleghe C., Gili C. (2018). Death Associated to Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST8 Infection in Two Dolphins Maintained Under Human Care. Frontiers in Immunology 9 doi10.3389/fimmu.2018.02726

8. Gili, C., Biancani, B., Gulland, F., Mazzariol, S. (2017). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) associated dolphin mortality and the subsequent facility decolonisation protocol. Vet. Rec. Case Rep. 5: e000444. doi: 10.1136/vetreccr-2017-000444

9. Gili C., Bonsembiante F., Beffagna G., Mazzariol S., Gelain M.E. (2017) Mutations and polymorphism in bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus, Montagu 1821) albumin gene: First identification of mutations responsible for inherited bisalbuminemia. Res. in Vet. Sc. 114: 12–17 doi.org/10.1016/j.rvsc.2017.02.018

10. Gili C., Bonsembiante F., Bonanni R., Giordano A., Ledda S., Beffagna G., Paltrinieri S., Sommer M., Gelain M.E. (2016) Detection of hereditary bisalbuminemia in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus, Montagu 1821): comparison between capillary zone and agarose gel electrophoresis. BMC Veterinary Research 12: 172 doi: 10.1186/s12917-016-0801-x

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