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Marco Musiani



Two-Page CV: Academic, Research, Last Years’ Focus



INSTITUTION                         SPECIALIZATION                   DEGREE

University of Rome                  Ecology                                   NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow 2005

University of Calgary               Applied Animal Ecology          PhD 2003

University of Siena, Italy         Ecology                                   Master Degree (with honours) 1997

University of Rome, Italy         Biology                                    Undergrad Degree 1994




Professor, tenured Biological Sciences, University of Calgary

(Assistant Prof 2005-2010; Associate Prof 2011-2015)

Sep ‘10-Present

Professor, tenured (joint position) Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary

Jul ‘08-Present

Faculty Affiliate Wildlife Biology Program, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana


Marco is a Professor in the Dept. of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science. He also has a Joint Appointment with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Calgary. His lab has a strong focus on landscape ecology, molecular ecology, and wildlife conservation. He also studied wildlife movements and their reaction to people using multi-agent models.

Marco is Principal Investigator on projects on caribou, elk, moose, wolves, grizzlies and other wildlife species throughout the Rocky Mountains and Foothills regions of Canada. All such projects are run together with graduate students and have applications towards impact assessment, mainly of human infrastructure.

His focus is on academic matters. However, he also serves as reviewer for research and management projects, and acted as a consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (working on conflicts with wildlife).




·                  "EMERALD AWARD",   2013,   Recipient: Montane Elk Project.

·                  NSERC PDF (Postdoctoral),   2003

·                  NSERC PGS B (Doctoral),   2001

·                  Honorary Killam Memorial Scholarship,   2001

·                  Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship,   2001

·                  Italian National Research Council Study Abroad Scholarship, Molecular Biology,   2001

·                  Italian National Research Council Study Abroad Scholarship, BioMed,   2001

·                  Italian National Research Council Study Abroad Scholarship, Biology,   2000

·                  University of Rome Study Abroad Scholarship, BioMed,   1999

·                  Government of Canada Award,   1998

·                  Government of Poland Award,   1995


Curriculum Vitae (CV): musiani-cv-last-6-years_extract-from-nserc-form-100.pdf


Listen to the audio from: http://people.ucalgary.ca/~mmusiani/VOA%20Musiani.mp3


It's an interview with Voice of America, Science World. VOA has 130+ million people audience and the piece is about one of our projects on Wolves, Elk, Humans and Ecosystem Effects.


Listen to the audio from: http://people.ucalgary.ca/~mmusiani/Reindeer_caribou_climate_Radio_Canada_Internat.mp3


It's an interview with Radio Canada International and the piece is about one of our projects on Reindeer, Caribou, and Climate Change.



Photo-credits Musiani