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


PhD Student

Pietro MANCUSO 

PhD Program years: 2014 - 2017
Title of PhD Project: "Role of TDG in DNA demethylation and transcriptional regulation in melanoma"





PUBLICATIONS DURING THE PHD PROGRAM
Tricarico R, Cortellino S, Riccio A, Jagmohan-Changur S, Van der Klift H, Wijnen J, Turner D, Ventura A, Rovella V, Percesepe A, Lucci-Cordisco E, Radice P, Bertario L, Pedroni M, Ponz de Leon M, Mancuso P, Devarajan K, Cai KQ, Klein-Szanto AJ, Neri G, Møller P, Viel A, Genuardi M, Fodde R, Bellacosa A.
Oncotarget. 2015 Dec

Henry RA, Mancuso P, Kuo YM, Tricarico R, Tini M, Cole PA, Bellacosa A, Andrews AJ.
Biochemistry. 2016 Dec

ABSTRACTS OF CONFERENCE DURING THE PHD PROGRAM
1) A. Bellacosa, T. Yen, P. Mancuso, R. Tricarico and V. Bhattacharjee.
Novel Methods for Inhibiting Proliferation of Cancer Cells based on Targeting the DNA Repair and Demethylating Enzyme TDG. Life Sciences Future Symposium: Partnerships in Science, Philadelphia October 13th, 2014.

2) P. Mancuso, R. Tricarico, V. Bhattacharjee, N. Beeharry, E. Nicolas, M. Einarson, L. Cosentino, I. Davidson, L. Larue, R. W. Sobol, T. J. Yen, A. Bellacosa.
TDG, a dual genomic and epigenomic regulator, as a novel antimelanoma target.
Abstract #LB-249 - AACR, Philadelphia, April 18-22, 2015.

3)R. Tricarico, P. Mancuso, M. Bartolomei and A. Bellacosa.
Role of TDG in oogenesis and imprinting erasure: implications for transgenerational epigenetic inheritance.
20th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Research Symposium. June 11, 2015 Knowlton Mansion, Philadelphia.

4) R. A. Henry, P. Mancuso, Y. Kuo, R. Tricarico, A. Bellacosa, A. J. Andrews.
Understanding the factors that regulate site-specific p300 histone acetylation.
20th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Research Symposium. June 11, 2015 Knowlton Mansion, Philadelphia.


ACTIVITY DURING THE PHD PROGRAM

TRAINING PERIOD ABROAD