The University of Siena PhD Course in
Genetics, Oncology and Clinical Medicine


PhD > PhD Graduates


December 2020, Mach 2021, May 2021

Anichini Giulia
giulia.anichini@student.unisi.it
Current position:
PhD thesis: Function and targeting of the Hedgehog signaling in cancer
Tutor: Dr. Barbara Stecca

Beltrami Matteo
beltrami.matteo1@gmail.com
Current position:
PhD thesis: From gene mutations to biomechanical abnormalities and electrophysiological remodeling in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: exploring the translational approach
Tutor: Dr. Alberto Palazzuoli

Bergantini Laura
bergantini@student.unisi.it
Current position: postdoctoral fellow, University of Siena
PhD thesis: Immune modulatory effects of novel monoclonal antibodies target therapies in severe eosinophilic asthma patients
Tutor: prof. Elena Bargagli

Cannito Sara
sara.cannito@student.unisi.it
Current position:
PhD thesis: Modeling of cancer immune phenotype by new epigenetic drugs: a strategy to improve efficacy of immunotherapy
Tutor: prof. Michele Maio

Croci Susanna
susanna.croci@dbm.unisi.it
Current position: postdoctoral fellow, Unisersity of Siena
PhD thesis: CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing: a new promising treatment for Rett syndrome  
Tutor: prof. Ilaria Meloni

D'Angelo Costantino
costantinodangelo92@gmail.com
Current position:
PhD thesis: Evaluation of anti-proliferative and antioxidant potential of tomatoes extracts against melanoma
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano

Dapporto Francesca
francesca.dapporto@student.unisi.it
Current position: Laboratory Scientist, VisMederi Research Srl, 
PhD thesis: Brain microsurgery in glioblastoma mouse models for local administration of temozolamide-loaded hydrogels
Tutor: Dr. Mario Chiariello

Dell'Aquila Milena
milena.dellaquila@student.unisi.it
Current position:
PhD thesis: Global phosphoproteomic screening reveals a new function of cdk9 in DNA damage response
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano

Ferrigno Ilaria
ferrigno3@student.unisi.it
Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Siena
PhD thesis: Prospective evaluation of pro/anti-inflammatory cytokines during TKI treatment in chronic myeloid leukemia patients
Tutor: prof. Elena Bargagli

Fui Annalisa
Annalisa.fui@student.unisi.it
Current position:
PhD thesis: COVID-19 pneumonia in a wide Italian cohort of sarcoidosis patients
Tutor: prof. Elena Bargagli

Fulco Beniamino
mino.fulco@gmail.com
Current position:
PhD thesis: Preventive and antiproliferative effects of tomato extracts on colorectal cancer -Doctor Europeaus
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano

Gallo Roberta
robert.gallo@student.unisi.it
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Pisa
PhD thesis: Epigenetic analyses in Autism Spectrum Disorders: gender differences and the contribution of maternal risk factors
Tutor: Prof. Lucia Migliore

Lembo Gaia
g.lembo@student.unisi.it
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellow, ISPRO, Florence
PhD thesis: -Doctor Europeaus
Tutor: Dr. Silvestro Conticello

Lorenzetti Flaminia Clelia
flaminia.lorenzetti@dbm.unisi.it
Current position: Associate researcher, University of Leuven, Belgium
PhD thesis: CRISPR/Cpf1 and suicide gene as personalized approach for patients with TP53-mutated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia-Doctor Europeaus
Tutor: prof. Francesca Mari

Martignano Filippo
filippo.martignano@gmail.com
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Florence
PhD thesis: Sequencing-based approaches for the study of Lung-related diseases
Tutor: Dr. Silvestro Conticello

Nicolì Vanessa
vanessa.n@libero.it
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Pisa
PhD thesis: A study on epigenetic modifications in human placentas and buccal mucosa cells of mothers and newborns
Tutor: Prof. Lucia Migliore

Palmieri Maria
maria.palmieri@dbm.unisi.it
Current position: Assegnista di ricerca University of Siena
PhD thesis: CfDNA-NGS Liquid Biopsy for solid cancers and vascular malformations
Tutor: prof. Elisa Frullanti

Tarantino Danilo
danilo.tarantino@student.unisi.it
Current position: 
PhD thesis: The weight of APOBEC mutations in cancer development
Tutor: Dr. Silvestro Conticello

Farhad Jahanfar
jahanfar.f@gmail.com
Current position: 
PhD thesis: 
Tutor: Annarosa Arcangeli

March 2020

Altieri Angela
angela.altieri@student.unisi.it 
Current position:
PhD Thesis: Depletion of the RNA binding protein HNRNPD impairs homologous recombination by inhibiting DNA-end resection and inducing R-loop accumulation
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano

Brogi Alice
alice.brogi@student.unisi.it
Current position: Fellowship at Dept Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Florence
PhD Thesis: Mechanisms of resistance to the hypomethylating agent azacitidine in Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Tutor: Prof. Valeria Santini

Cesari Daniele
cesari5@student.unisi.it
Current position:
PhD Thesis: PRMT5 silencing selectively affects MTAP-deleted Mesothelioma: in vitro evidences of a novel promising approach
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano

Chieca Martina
martina.chieca@student.unisi.it 
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellow, CRL-ISPRO, Florence
PhD Thesis: APOBEC1 oligomerization and localization in RNA editing and lentiviral restrictionMedical 
Tutor: Dr. Silvestro Conticello

Cosi Irene
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellowship,  ISPRO, Florence
PhD Thesis: The role of the oncogene ETV4 in the regulation of genes involved in prostate cancer pathogenesis
Tutor: Dr. Maria De Angioletti

Di Giorgio Salvatore
salvatore.digiorg@student.unisi.it
Current position: Fellowship at DKFZ, Germany
PhD Thesis: Computational approaches for the identification and characterisation of APOBEC1-dependent RNA editing events in human tissues
Tutor: Dr. Silvestro Conticello

Donati Francesco
francesco.donati1@student.unisi.it
Current position: Regulatory Affairs Officer, Menarini Group, Florence
PhD Thesis: RNA editing deficient mutants of APOBEC1: from genome editing to cancer
Tutor: Dr. Silvestro Conticello

Finizola Francesco 
finizola@student.unisi.it
Current position: 
PhD Thesis: Clinical aspects and molecular mechanisms of inflammation-driven arrhythmic risk
Tutor: Prof. Pier Leopoldo Capecchi

Gelli Elisa
elisa.gelli@student.unisi.it
Current position: Assegnista di ricerca, University of Genova
PhD Thesis: RB1 gene: mechanisms of unconventional tumour predisposition
Tutor: Prof. Francesca Ariani

Laera Letizia
Current Position:
PhD Thesis: Metabolomics as predictive biomarker of response to immune checkpoint inhibitors in advanced non small cell lung cancer ( NSCLC)
Tutor: Prof. Guido Francini

Leonardi Margherita
leonardi10@student.unisi.it
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellow, ISPRO, Siena
PhD Thesis:  Activated kinase screening identifies the IKBKE oncogene as a positive regulator of autophagy
Tutor: Dr. Mario Chiariello

Materozzi Maria
Current position: Fellowship at dept Medicine, Surgery and Neurosciences, AOUS-Siena and Age Related Disease San Raffaele Hospital, Milan
PhD Thesis: Molecular biology of Paget's Disease of Bone: role of p62 and novel genes
Tutor: Prof. Ranuccio Nuti/Luigi Gennari 

Paganini Irene 
irene.paganini@student.unisi.it
Current position: Biologist at ISPRO, Firenze
PhD Thesis: Exploring the complexity of schwannomatosis: the role of LZTR1 and the molecular framework of schwannomatosis-associated schwannomas
Tutor: Dr. Laura Papi

Tognetti Linda
Current position: Dermatologist, AOUS, Siena
PhD Thesis: Development of new acellular lyophilized dermal matrices for advanced wound healing
 (XXXII cycle)
Tutor:  Prof. Pietro Rubegni

April 2019

Antonuzzo Lorenzo
  
lorenzo.antonuzzo@gmail.com

Current position: Oncologist, AOU Careggi, Flornece

PhD Thesis: "Evaluation of expression and prognostic role of potassium channel in neuroendocrine pancreatic neoplasms" , 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Annarosa Arcangeli




  sergio.daga@dbm.unisi.it

Current position: Postdoctoral fellowship, Department of Biotechnologies at University of Siena

PhD Thesis: "CRISPR/Cas9 gene therapy on urine-derived-podocytes-lineage cells and novel biomarker identification: new perspectives in Alport Syndrome", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Francesca Mari


 simone.barsotti.pisa@gmail.com

Current position: libero professionista, azienda ospedaliero universitaria Pisana

PhD Thesis: "Effects of 25-OH vitamin D supplementation on mesenchymal stromal cells in an animal model of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Marta Mosca





  jessica.iorio@student.unifi.it

Current position: Fellowship at Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence

PhD Thesis: "Networking of ion channels with metabolism-related membrane transporters during colorectal and breast cancer progression" , 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Annarosa Arcangeli


  elena.mori83@gmail.com
Current position: 




  andrea.stoccoro@student.unisi.it

Current position: fellowship at Department of Translational Research and of New Surgical and Medical Technologies, University of Pisa

PhD Thesis: "Mitoepigenetics investigations in neurodegenerative diseases" , 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Lucia Migliore


  alex_amste@yahoo.it

Current position: Fellowship at Department of Biomedical, Experimental and Clinical Science Mario Serio Institute

PhD Thesis: "ERK5-dependent mechanisms regulate melanoma cell proliferation", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Elisabetta Rovida





  giulia_nik@hotmail.it

Current position: Fellowship at Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine at University of Florence 

PhD Thesis: "Human cholinergic neurons from nucleus basalis of Meynert: a new promising tool to study pathogenetic mechanisms affecting neurogenesis", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Annamaria Morelli


  fanelli.tiziana@gmail.com

Current position: 

PhD Thesis: "Clonal progression in the leukemia transformation of chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Alessandro M. Vannucchi



  giuditta.corbizi@gmail.com

Current position: Research Associate at University of Cambridge, London

PhD Thesis: "Mechanistic insights of mutated calreticulin in chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Alessandro M. Vannucchi



  carloastarita@gmail.com

Current position: Manager for the scientific area of a Biotech Company 

PhD Thesis: "Effect of sex steroid hormone fluctuations in the pathophysiology of male-retinal pigment epithelial cells", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano


  susanna.grassi@student.unisi.it

Current position: 

PhD Thesis: "BCR/ABL1- independent mechanisms of resistance in patients affected by chronic myeloid leukemia receiving tyrosin kinase inhibitors", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Sara Galimberti




  marco.montini12@gmail.com

Current position: Fellowship at ISPRO, Florence 

PhD Thesis: "Assaying the order of transcriptional events in cells through CRISPR/Cas9", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Dr. Silvestro Conticello


  anna.depalma@student.unisi.it


    martina.poteti@gmail.com

Current position: fellowship at Department of Biomedical, Experimental and Clinical Science Mario Serio Institute, Florence

PhD Thesis: "The metabolic profile of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia stem cells as a target to overcome resistance to therapy", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Persio dello Sbarba


    lamberti2@student.unisi.it

Current position: Dermatologist, AOUS, Siena

PhD Thesis: "Primary melanoma of the skin and cutaneous melanoma metastases:comparative study of tumor microenvironment ", 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Pietro Rubegni


    svitale@usl4.toscana.it

    beatrice.menicacci@stud.unifi.it

Current position: 

PhD Thesis: "Senescence secretory phenotype and tumor microenvironment: modulation by polyphenolic compounds" , 2019 (XXXI cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Lido Calorini


    clinda@inwind.it

Current position: 

Medical and Surgical degreeUniversity of Pisa

PhD Thesis: , 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Marta Mosca


    cencioema@libero.it

Current position: Hematologist, AOUS, Siena

Medical and Surgical degreeUniversity of Siena

PhD Thesis: "Study of gene polymorphisms as predictors of treatment efficacy and toxicity in patients with indolent non-Hodgkin lymphomas and mantle cell lymphoma receiving bendamustine and rituximab", 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Monica Bocchia


Delaram Rahmani

    deleina@hotmail.it

Current position: 

Molecular Biology and Genetics degreeUniversity of Pavia

PhD Thesis: "Anti-proliferative activity of Pyrvinium Pamoate on mesothelioma cells", 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano


Giacobini Gianluca

    gianlucagiacobini@gmail.com

Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Siena

Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies DegreeUniversity of Siena

PhD Thesis: " Identification of immune correlates of clinical activity and/or disease outcome in melanoma patients", 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Michele Maio


Landucci Elisa

    landucci2@student.unisi.it

Current position: Teacher

Molecular and Cellular Biology DegreeUniversity of Siena

PhD Thesis: " Modeling Rett syndrome with iPSCs-derived neurons", 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri


Lofiego  Maria

    mariafl@hotmail.it

Current position: 

Health Biology degreeUniversity of Siena

PhD Thesis: " A new human cell-based vaccine for cancer therapy: pre-clinical characterization", 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Michele Maio


Mancuso Pietro

    pietromancuso74@gmail.com

Current position: Assistant Scientist, Department of Neuroscience, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia,USA  

Biology DegreeUniversity of Palermo

PhD Thesis: " Thymine DNA Glycosylase as a novel target for melanoma therapy", 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano – Prof. A. Bellacosa


Pinto Anna Maria

    annamaria.pinto@dbm.unisi.it

Current position: Genetist, AOUS, Siena

Medical and surgical degreeUniversity of Roma

PhD Thesis: "Urine-derived podocytes-lineage cells: a promising tool for precision medicine in Alport Syndrome", 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri


Sarti Samanta

    samanta.sarti89@gmail.com

Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, USA

Previous position:  Postdoctoral fellow ISPRO, Florence

Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies DegreeUniversity of Florence

PhD Thesis: " Zebrafish melanoma models to provide insights on miR-204 role in pigmentation, tumorigenesis and drug sensitivity", 2018 (XXX cycle)

Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri


    laraaprile@libero.it
Current position: Dirigente medico presso Unità di Ematologia - Ospedale S.G.Moscati, Taranto
Medical and surgical degree, Siena
[Thesis not available until 21 October 2017 due to 6-months embargo]
Tutor: Prof. Monica Bocchia

    david.btt@gmail.com
Current position: Dirigente Medico a tempo indeterminato presso la UOC Malattie Respiratorie e Trapianto Polmonare, AOUS.
MD degree, Siena
[Thesis not available until 21 April 2018 due to 12-months embargo]
Tutor: Prof. Paola Rottoli

    acaporaso87@hotmail.it
Current position: Post-Doc Fellowship at Prof. Giordano Antonio's Lab
Human Evolution and Biology degree, Rome
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano

    cheleschi2@unisi.it, saracheleschi@hotmail.com
Current position: Employment Seeker
Health Biology degree, Siena
[Thesis not available until 21 October 2017 due to 6-months embargo]
Tutor: Prof. A. Fioravanti, Prof. Mauro Galeazzi

    carlabio@hotmail.it
Current position: Postdoctoral fellowship at the Division of Medical Oncology and Immunotherapy - University Hospital of Siena
Health Biology degree, Siena
[Thesis not available until 21 April 2020 due to 36-months embargo]
Tutor: Prof. Michele Maio

    ornellacutaia@libero.it
Current position: Contratto di collaborazione coordinata e continuativa at the Division of Medical Oncology and Immunotherapy - University Hospital of Siena
Health Biology degree, Siena
[Thesis not available until 21 April 2020 due to 36-months embargo]
Tutor: Prof. Michele Maio

    carolinafazio137@gmail.com
Current position:
Biological Science Degree, Siena
[Thesis not available until 21 April 2020 due to 36-months embargo]
Tutor: Prof. Michele Maio  

    iannuzzi.carmelina@alice.it, carmelina.iannuzzi@gmail.com
Current position: Contratto di collaborazione CO.CO.CO. a progetto presso l'Istituto Nazionale per lo studio e la cura dei Tumori "Fondazione G. Pascale"
Medical biotechnology degree, Naples
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano

    imperatore2@student.unisi.it
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellow, Hospital of Perugia
Molecular and Cellular Biology degree, Siena
Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri

    angela.lopomo@hotmail.it
Current position:Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pisa
Molecular and Cellular Biology degree, Pisa
Tutor: Prof. Lucia Migliore
 
    antonella_penon@libero.it
Current position:
Degree in Biology, University of Sannio
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano

    eugenia.belcastro@virgilio.it
Current position: PostDoc Position at Equipe Pharmacologie et Physiopathologie Cardiovasculaires, CNRS UMR 7213 - Biophotonique et Pharmacologie, Faculté de Pharmacie, Université de Strasbourg, 74, route du Rhin - BP 60024, 67401 Illkirch – France 
MD degree, Pisa
PhD thesis: "Inflammation et stress oxydant dans l'athérosclérose: rôle dans les réponses vasculaires des S-nitrosothiols", 2016  (XXIX cycle). Thesis under joimt supervision University of Lorraine and University of Siena.
Tutor: Prof. Alfonso Pompella

    jelena308@hotmail.com
Current position:
MD degree, Firenze 2005
Tutor: Prof. Marco Matucci Cerinic
 
    flora.magnotti@gmail.com
Current position:
Biology degree, Benevento 2012
Tutor: Prof. Mauro Galeazzi
 
    emarcelli9@unisi.it
Current position:
Tutor: Prof. Piero Tanganelli  
   
    laura.bianciardi@hotmail.it 
    bianciardi19@unisi.it
Current position: Scientist, Exosomics SPA, Siena
Molecular and Cellular Biology degree, Siena 2012
[Thesis not available until 26th January 2019 due to 36-months embargo]
Tutor: Prof. Francesca Ariani
 
    elenaciabatti@yahoo.it
Current position:
Biology degree, Pisa 2003
Tutor: Sara Galimberti
   
    cozzimartina@libero.it
Current position:
Biotechnology for Human Health degree, Siena 2009
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
   
    sara.gazaneo@gmail.com
Current position:
Health Biology degree, Siena 2010
Tutor: Prof. Paolo Toti 
   
    benedetta.lucani@gmail.com
Current position:
MD degree, Siena 2011
Tutor: Prof. Monica Bocchia
 
    carlamilanese@inwind.it
Current position:
Psicology degree, La Sapienza Roma, 2001
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
 
    niccolo.nami@libero.it
Current position:
MD degree, Siena 2005
Tutor: Prof. Michele Fimiani
 
    lucanapoliello@libero.it
Current position:
Health Biology degree, Siena 2010
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
 
    martinaruvio@gmail.com
Current position:
MD degree, Siena 2006
Tutor: Prof. Ranuccio Nuti
   
    danielli_r@hotmail.com
Current position: Oncologist, AOUS, Siena
MD degree, Siena 2004
Tutor: Prof. Michele Maio
   
    veronicadellalatta@hotmail.it
Current position:
Cellular and Molecular Biology degree, Pisa 2012
Tutor: Dr. Morales Aurora
   
    danielacarmen87@libero.it
Current position:
Medical Biotechnology degree, Napoli 2011
Tutor: Prof. Franco Laghi Pasini
 
    amabile_86@hotmail.it, sonia.amabile@unisi.it
Current position: Genetist
MD degree, Siena 2011
Tutor: Prof. Francesca Mari
   
    danielabarone2@virgilio.it
Current position:
Biological Siences degree, Federico II Napoli, 2010
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
   
    alfonsocarleo@yahoo.it
Current position: Post-Doctoral Fellow - Medizinische Hochschule (MHH), Hannover (Germany).
Molecular Biology degree, Siena 2011
Tutor: Prof. Paola Rottoli
   
    elisa.c83@gmail.com
Current position:
CTF degree, Firenze 2011
Tutor: prof Antonio Giordano
   
    felicegranato@yahoo.it
Current position:
MD degree, Napoli 2005
Tutor: Prof. Serenella Civitelli
   
    mencarelli6@unisi.it
Current position: Genetist, AOUS, Siena
MD degree, Siena 2004 - PhD degree 2015 (XXVI cycle)
PhD thesis: 
Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri
   
    t.patriarchi@gmail.com
Current position: group Leader and Assistent Professor, University of Zurigo, Switzerland
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology degree, Siena 2011
Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri
   
    silvia_pietrobono@libero.it
Current position: Postdoctoral research fellow, ISPRO, Florence
Biology and Human Evolution degree, Tor Vergata, Roma 2011
Tutor: Dr. Silvo Conticello, Dr. Barbara Stecca
 
    anna.ruxo@libero.it
    anna.russo475@gmail.com
Current position: Post-Doctoral Fellow - Pharmacy Department, University of Naples Federico II
CTF degree, Federico II Napoli 2011
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
   
    jamjac64@htmail.com
Current position: Physician, AOU Careggi, Florence
MD degree, Siena 2006
Tutor: Prof. Serenella Civitelli
   
    fonta79@gmail.com
Current position: Medical Director at Azienda Usl 8, Arezzo.
MD degree, Siena 2004
PhD thesis: "Surveillance after colorectal cancer resection" 2014 (XXV cycle)
Tutor: Prof. Gabriello Tanzini
    
    fallerini2@unisi.it
Current position: Assegnista di ricerca, University of Siena
Previous position: Post-Doctoral Fellow - UOC Genetica Medica, University of Siena
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2009
PhD thesis: "Advanced tools in Alport syndrome diagnosis" 2014 (XXVI cycle)
Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri
   
    donatellacastria@yahoo.it
Current position: Medical Director at "Centro Clinico di Riabilitazione Multispecialistico Auxilium Vitae Volterra" Unity of Respiratory Rehabilitation
Tutor: Prof. Paola Rottoli
   
    nadia.casini@libero.it
Current position:
Biotechnology for Human Health degree, Siena 2009
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
   
    yinka@temple.edu
    yklabinjo@gmail.com
Current position: Senior Information technology consultant & research - Temple University
Microbiology degree, Lagos (Nigeria) 2003
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
   
    sicuranza4@unisi.it
    annasicuranza@hotmail.it
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Hematology - Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese - Siena, Italy
Health Biology degree, Siena 2010
Tutor: Prof. Monica Bocchia
   
    stefaniazimbone@hotmail.it
Current position:
Tutor: Prof. Franco Laghi Pasini
    
    bertoldiilaria@libero.it
Current position:
MD degree, Siena 2005
Rheumatology Specialty degree, Siena 2009
Tutor: Prof. Mauro Galeazzi
   
    corallo.claudio@gmail.com
Current position:  Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Surgical Medical Sciences and Neurosciences, University of Siena (co-financed by Actelion Pharmaceuticals)
Biomedical Engineering degree, Pisa 2010
Tutor: Prof. Nicola Giordano
   
    francesca.crucianelli@gmail.com
Current position: Biologist, San Donato Hospital of Arezzo
Previous position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Genomic Center - University of Perugia
Biological Sciences degree, Camerino 2007
Tutor: Prof. Maurizio Genuardi
   
    grillo15@unisi.it
    eligrillo10@libero.it
Current position: Teacher
Previous position: Post-Doctoral Fellow - Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita - University of Siena
Health Biology degree, Padova - Paris 2009
Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri
   
    guercio.valentina@libero.it
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Epidemiology Department, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri (Milan)
Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies degree, University of Calabria 2007
Tutor: Prof. Serenella Civitelli
   
    gabriliv@libero.it
Current position: Teacher
Biological Sciences degree, University of Calabria 2007
Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Renieri
   
    filo24k@yahoo.it
Current position: freelance dermatologist
MD degree, Siena 2005
Dermatology and Venereology Specialty degree, Siena 2010
Tutor: Prof. Michele Fimiani
   
    daniele_conti@libero.it
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellowship (assegnista di ricerca), Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Neuromotorie (DIBINEM) - Università degli Studi di Bologna
Biotechnology Medical Application degree, Perugia 2007
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
   
    srmbrenda@hotmail.com
Current position:
Tutor: Prof. Alberto Auteri, Prof. Luca Puccetti
   
    cinzia_montilli@hotmail.com
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellowship about "P2 Purinrgic ReceptorsRecettori purinergici P2 in MultipleSclerosis" - Fondazione S. Lucia (Rome)
Tutor: Prof. Franco Laghi Pasini
   
    isa.muscari@libero.it
Current position: Employment Seeker
Tutor: Prof. Mauro Galeazzi
   
     monica.castrichini@libero.it
Current position:
Tutor: prof. Franco Laghi Pasini
   
Mandalà Marco Giovanni
     marcomand@hotmail.com
Current position: Dirigente medico, UOC Chirurgia Otologica e della Base Cranica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy
Tutor: prof. Ranuccio Nuti
   
     alicecadirni@yahoo.it
Current position:
Tutor: prof. Ranuccio Nuti
     gp.santoro@alice.it
Current position: Dirigente Medico Otorinolaringoiatra, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Firenze
Tutor: prof. Ranuccio Nuti
   
    elegianche@yahoo.it
    gianchecchi3@unisi.it 
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellow at Autoimmunity Laboratory, Immunology Area, Bambino Gesù, Children's Hospital IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Tutor: prof. Franco Laghi Pasini
Biological Sciences Degree, Siena 2008
   
    fpenza@libero.it
    penza@unisi.it 
Current position: Dirigente Medico, Pneumology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Foligno
Tutor: prof. Paola Rottoli
MD Degree, Siena 2003
 
    irisforte@yahoo.it
Current position: Junior fellow - Centro di Ricerche Oncologiche di Mercogliano (CROM), INT Fondazione "G.Pascale"
Medical Biotechnologies degree, Napoli 2008
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
   
    rosaliazangari@libero.it
Current position: Ricercatore Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri di Milano
Biological Sciences degree, Calabria 2008
Tutor: Prof. Serena Civitelli
   
    dmerlotti@yahoo.it
Current position: Medico chirurgo specialista, Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy
Tutor: Prof. Ranuccio Nuti
 
   
    marziadefina@libero.it
Current position: Ematologist, Ematology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy
Tutor: Prof. Monica Bocchia
  
    colecchia2@unisi.it
Current position: Senior Scientist, Chiesi, Parma
Biotechnology degree, Siena 2008
Tutor: dr. Mario Chiariello
 
    mucciolo8@unisi.it 
Current position: Biologist, Bambino Gesù Pedriatric Hospital, Rome
Previous position: Post doctoral fellowship at Medical Genetics Unit, University of Siena
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2008
Tutor: Prof. Francesca Mari, Prof. Alessandra Renieri 
 
    vittoria.disciglio@istitutotumori.mi.it
Current position: Biologist, IRCCS "Saverio de Bellis", Castellana Grotte, Bari
Previous position: Post doctoral fellowship, servizio di genomica funzionale. dott. Canevari, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milano
Biological Sciences degree, Bari 2008
Tutor: Prof. Francesca Mari, Prof. Alessandra Renieri 
   
    marcopacifici@libero.it
Current position: Research Associate at LSU Health Sceinces Center, New Orleans, USA.
Medical, Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies degree, Siena 2008
Tutor: Prof. Antonio Giordano
 
    annapaola.pianigiani@virgilio.it
Current position:
Tutor: Prof. Michele Fimiani
    
    bruno.lorenzi@yahoo.it
Current position:  Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon
Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust - Broomfield Hospital - Chelmsford (UK)
MD degree, Siena 2002
Tutor: Prof. Serenella Civitelli
    
    elisacervadoro@inwind.it
Current position: Dirigente medico, Dermatology, Sondrio, Italy
Tutor: Prof. Michele Fimiani
   
    eli.valcamonica@libero.it
Current position: Dirigente Medico - U.O. Medicina Somma Lombardo,  Azienda Ospedaliera S. Antonio Abate di Gallarate
Tutor: Prof. Mauro Galeazzi  
   
      risulo@unisi.it
      maxrisulo@yahoo.it
Current position: dermatologo libero professionista
Tutor: prof. Michele Fimiani
   
      matteobordignon@yahoo.it
      bordignon2@unisi.it
Current position: medico libero professionista, Clinica Dermatologica, University of Padova, Italy
Tutor: prof. Paola Rottoli
   
      dragoni13@unisi.it
      sdragoni@hotmail.it
Current position: territorial emergency physician, 118 Arezzo, Italy
Tutor: prof. Franco Laghi Pasini
   
      landi35@unisi.it
      claudia_landi@virgilio.it
Current position: "assegnista di ricerca” at University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Tutor: prof. Paola Rottoli
     
      maggio9@unisi.it
      maggioroberta@libero.it
Current Position: Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science, Rheumatology Unit, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Tutor: prof. Mauro Galeazzi
    
      guidosebastiani@hotmail.it
Current position: Post doctoral fellowship Diabetes Unit Deptartment of Internal Medicine,University of Siena 
Molecular biology degree, Siena 2008
Tutor: prof. Ranuccio Nuti - Prof. Francesco Dotta
   
     tomeivalentina84@virgilio.it
Current position: Post doctoral fellowship Biomedical Technologies and Experimental Oncology Lab., Dept Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena
PhD thesis: "Role of Cdk9/Cyclins complex during myogenesis" 2011 (XXIV cycle)
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano, prof. Piero Tanganelli
Biotechnology degree, Siena 2008
   
      rondinella2@unisi.it
Current position: Nutrizionist Biologist, Grosseto
Previous position: biologo libero professionista laboratorio "Futura Diagnostica Medica", Florence, Italy
PhD thesis: "Technical improvements in prenatal diagnosis" 2011 (XXIII cycle)
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2006 (XXIII cycle)
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
 
      ceccarelli32@unisi.it
      elena.ceccarelli@libero.it 
Current position: medico libero professionista, U.O. Diabetology, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena Italy
Tutor: prof. Ranuccio Nuti
   
      defilippis2@unisi.it
Current position: Senior Disease modelling scientist-Grunenthal Group, Mannheim, Germany
Previous position: Post Doc of hiPSCs platform lab of Neuroscience division, Biology Department, AbbVie, Ludwigshaven, Germany
Previous positions: post-doctoral fellow at Centre for Integrative Biology - CiBio, Trento, Italy; postdoc hiPSC Platform – in vitro Model System, Abbvie Deutschland GmbH & CoKG, Neuroscience Discovery-Biology Department,  Ludwigshafen - Germany
Biotechnology degree, Siena 2007
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
   
      raffo.lamu@libero.it
Current position: asssegnista, Dipartimento di Chimica Fisica, Università degli studi di Padova
PhD thesis: "Androgen receptor and PIN1 in prostate cancer" 2011 (XXIII cycle)
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano
Biological Sciences degree, Napoli 2006
   
      monicamischitelli@virgilio.it 
Current position: none
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano, V.A. Pietropaolo
Biological Sciences degree, Roma 2003
   
      parri22@unisi.it
Current position: Biologist, GSK Vaccine, Siena
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2007 (XXIII cycle)
   
      amenduni2@unisi.it
Current position: Stem Cell Scientist at Cellino Biotech-Cambridge, Boston, USA
Previous position: post doctoral fellow, Yale Child Study Centre, New Haven, USA
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2007
   
      paolo.laviano@fastwebnet.it
 Current position: contratto libero professionale, Casa di Cura San Pio X, Milano
Tutor: prof. Francesco Cetta
MD degree, Milano 1999
   
      marcocci3@unisi.it
Current position: Biologist
Previuos position: Postdoctoral fellow - Unit: Imaging & Pharmacology - Department of Oncology- Siena Biotech
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2005
    
      filomena.papa@dbm.unisi.it
Current position: Research fellow, University of Siena
Previous position: Telethon-Marie Curie fellowship, Lab of Stem Cells and Regenerative Biology - Dulbecco Telethon Institute - Center for Integrative Biology (CIBIO) - University of Trento (Italy)
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2005
    
      rizzolio.flavio@temple.edu
Current position: Research Assistant Professor, TEMPLE UNIVERSITY/SHRO, Bio-Life building, room 404, 1900 N. 12th Str. Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano
Biological Sciences degree, Pavia 2000
   
      spanholrosse@unisi.it
Current position: Senior Scientist EVOTEC, London
Previous position: Post doctoral fellow, Brunangelo Falini lab, Hematology and Immunology Department, University of Perugia
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Vitoria-ES (Brazil) 2006
   
      abbadessa@unisi.it
Current position: Senior Medical Director atArQule Inc, Woburn, MA, USA
PhD thesis: "A phase I dose escalation study of ARQ 197 in adult patients with metastatic solid tumors" 2010 (XXII cycle)
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano
MD degree, Napoli 2001
   
      benoni@unisi.it
Current position: Clinical Trial Project Manager and Clinical Monitor presso Pharma D&S, Florence
Previous position: Researcher at Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Tutor: prof. Francesco Cetta, prof. Maurizio Genuardi
Biological Sciences degree, Firenze 2005
   
      khadang@unisi.it
Current position: McGill University Pathology Resident, Montreal, Canada
Previous position: short experience, Dept of Physiopathology Experimental Medicine and Public Health, University of Siena
PhD thesis: "miRNA expression profiling in malignant mesothelioma" 2010  (XXII cycle)
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
MD degree, Shiraz (Iran) 2005
   
      valeria.guarnaccia@gmail.com
Current position:Expert Global Trial Manager, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland
Previous position: Clinical Research Associate, OPIS (Contract Research Organization), Desio, Italy
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Catania 2002
    
      artuso3@unisi.it
Current position: Biologist, AOU Meyer, Florence
Previous position: Assegnista di Ricerca, University of Siena
PhD thesis: "Strategies for Identification of New Mental Retardation Genes" 2009 (XXI cycle) Doctor Europaeus
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2005
   
      causarano2@unisi.it
Current position: Teacher
Previous position: Postdoctoral fellow in clinical molecular biology and citogenetic laboratory, Università Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Milano
PhD thesis: "Analysis of fetal nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) in maternal plasma for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis in genetic diseases and monitoring of pregnancy complications" (2009 XXI cycle)
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2004
   
      chant.ssa@libero.it
Current position: Medico ospedaliero presso Ospedale di Orbetello (GR)
PhD thesis: "Hereditary colorectal cander: from surgical practice to genetic issues our experience" 2009 (XXI cycle)
Tutor: prof. Gabriello Tanzini
MD degree, Rome 2000
   
      katzaki@unisi.it
Current position: Teacher
PhD thesis: "Clinical Impact of Contemporary Molecular Cytogenetics" 2009 (XXI cycle) Doctor Europaeus
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2005
   
      mmancino78@yahoo.it
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Genetics, Barcelona University (SPAIN)
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano
Biological Sciences degree, Napoli 2003
    
      malagnino@unisi.it
Current position: Novartis, Regulatory Affairs Department, permanent postion
Tutor: prof. Francesco Cetta
Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology degree, Siena 2004
   
      squillaro@unisi.it
Current position: Biological Scientist, University of Campania, Napoli
Previous position: Postdoctoral fellow: Medicina sperimentale 2° Università Napoli
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Naples 2005
   
      marina.vignoli@unifi.it
Current position: Biologist, AOU Meyer, Florence
Previous position: Assegnista di ricerca, University of Florence
Tutor: prof. Maurizio Genuardi
Biological Sciences degree, Florence 2003  

      roberti@unisi.it
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano
Biological Sciences degree, Bologna
   
      k.sampieri@erasmusmc.nl
Current position: Head of Antigen Expression Technologies & Early Development presso GSK Vaccine, Siena
Previous position: Postdoctoral fellow Riccardo Fodde Lab,Erasmus MC/Josephine Nefkens Institute,
Deptartment of Experimental Pathology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
PhD thesis: "Constitutive and Somatic Genetic Events in Retinoma and Retinoblastoma" 2008 (XX cycle) Doctor Europaeus
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2003
   
      lbarellini@yahoo.com
Current position: Attending Surgeon, U.O. Chirurgia Generale, Livorno Hospital
Tutor: prof. Francesco Cetta
MD degree
   
      r.caselli@auxologico.it
Current position: Biologist, Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan
Previous position: Molecular Cytogeneticist, Citogenetica, Istituto Auxologico, Milano
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2003
   
      mandidhamo03@yahoo.com
Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, Surgery, University of Siena
PhD thesis: "Exracolonic manifestations of the familial adenomatous polyposis" 2007 (XIX cycle)
Tutor: prof. Francesco Cetta
MD degree
 
      scala10@unisi.it
Current position: Nutrizionist biologist, Studio Fisiokinesiterapico, Follonica, Grosseto
Previous position: Molecular Cytogeneticist, Laboratorio “Genoma”, Roma
PhD thesis: "Molecular basis of the clinical variability of Rett syndrome" 2007 (XIX cycle) Doctor Europaeus
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2003
 
Pescucci Chiara                      
      pescuccic@aou-careggi.toscana.it
Current position: Biologist, AOU Careggi, Florence
Previous position: "contratto libero professionista", Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Florence 2000

Ariani Francesca                   
      ariani2@unisi.it
Current position: Associate Professor MED/03, University of Siena
Previous position: Assistant Professor, University of Siena
PhD thesis: "Molecular defect in MECP2-negative Rett patients" 2006 (XVIII cycle) Doctor Europaeus
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
Biological Sciences degree, Florence 2001
   
De Robertis Alessandra               
      aderobertis@sienabiotech.it
Current position: junior scientist, Cancer Biology Unit, Biotech, Siena
PhD thesis: "Functional analysis of PIM1 kinase and its role in vasculogenesis" 2006  (XVIII cycle)
Tutor: prof. Salvatore Oliviero
Biological Sciences degree, Siena 2002
 
      vogiatzi@temple.edu
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Kimmel Cancer Center, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Tutor: prof. Antonio Giordano
MD degree, Rome
 
      mari@unisi.it                     
Current position: Associate Professor MED/03, University of Siena
Previous position: Assistant Professor, University of Siena
PhD thesis: "Genetics of Rett syndrome and mental retardation" 2005 (XVII cycle)
Tutor: prof. Alessandra Renieri
MD degree, Siena 2001
 
      piccimo@alice.it
Current position: Regulatory affaire, Novartis s.r.l, Siena
PhD thesis: "Genetic alterations in biliary pancreatic cancers" 2004 (XVI cycle)
Tutor: prof. Francesco Cetta
Biological  Sciences degree, Siena