Biology, genetics, histology, embriology

The research activities in this area are:

Genomic and post-genomic analysis of chromosome 21 in trisomy 21 (Down syndrome)

Principal investigators: Prof. Pierluigi Strippoli, Prof. Lorenza Vitale

Characterization of the stages that promote tumor progression

Principal investigators: Prof. Elisabetta Caramelli, Prof. Marcella Martinelli, Prof. Luca Scapoli

Molecular basis of labiopalatal clefts

Principal investigators: Prof. Elisabetta Caramelli, Prof. Marcella Martinelli, Prof. Luca Scapoli

Biotechnology of human stem cells

Principal investigators: Prof. Laura Bonsi, Prof. Francesco Alviano, Dr. Cosetta Marchionni

Bank of human stem cells

Principal investigators: Prof. Laura Bonsi, Prof. Francesco Alviano, Dr. Cosetta Marchionni

Colorectal cancer

Principal investigator: Prof. Rossella Solmi

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and idiopathic interstitial pneumopathies

Principal investigator: Prof. Rossella Solmi

Molecular markers of the invasive and metastatic phenotype of human osteosarcoma

Principal investigators: Dr. Cinzia Zucchini, Dr. Paola De Sanctis

Biomarkers of pregnancy pathologies and human fetal development disorders

Principal investigators: Dr. Cinzia Zucchini, Dr. Paola De Sanctis

Stem cells: physical energies and natural stimuli

Principal investigators: Prof. Carlo Ventura, Prof. Silvia Canaider, Prof. Federica Facchin

Genomic and post-genomic analysis of human genes

Principal investigators: Prof. Flavia Frabetti, Prof. Silvia Canaider, Prof. Federica Facchin

Molecular biology of complex pathologies

Principal investigator: Prof. Flavia Frabetti

Radical species as signals or as damaging agents

Principal investigators: Prof. Marina Marini, Dr. Provvidenza M. Abruzzo, Dr. Cosetta Marchionni

People

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Francesco Alviano

Associate Professor

keywords: Amniotic membrane, Pancreatic differentiation, Stem Cells, Angiogenic differentiation, Mesenchymal stem cells,
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Beatrice Aramini

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

keywords: lung cancer, cancer stem cells, circulating tumor cells, exosomes, tumor microenvironment, tumor infiltrating
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Giovanni Brandi

Associate Professor

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Maria Caracausi

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

keywords: Human normal and trisomy 21 cell gene expression, Gene editing by CRISPR-Cas9, Human chromosome 21 gene characterization
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Nico Curti

Adjunct professor

Research fellow

keywords: protein, deep learning, classifier, network, mRNA, DNA, Sociology, Complex, C++, Python, Matlab, Pipeline,
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Federica del Monte

Associate Professor

keywords: Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathies, Calcium homeostasis, Protein misfolding, ER Stress
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Emi Dika

Associate Professor

keywords: mohs surgery, melanoma
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Gabriele Matteo D'Uva

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

keywords: heart regeneration, heart development, Cardiotoxicity of anticancer therapies, Cell differentiation and
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Federica Facchin

Associate Professor

keywords: human adult stem cells, cell proliferation, differentiation and senescence, physical energies, Functional genomics

Enea Ferlizza

Adjunct professor

Research fellow

Teaching tutor

keywords: qRT-PCR, Proteomics, 2-DE, SDS-PAGE
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Flavia Frabetti

Associate Professor

keywords: Functional genomics, Parkinson desease, Zebrafish, CYYR1, Gene silencing, limb-girdle muscular dystrophies D2, lncRNA

Catia Giovannini

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

D cat. - technical, scientific and data processing area

keywords: Primary liver tumors, Response to treatments, Congenital diseases
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Cinzia Girone

PhD Student

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Mattia Lauriola

Associate Professor

keywords: Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor, Glucocorticoid Receptor, Cell Migration and differentiation, ALK
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Pier Luigi Lollini

Full Professor

keywords: Vaccines, Oncology, Cancer research, Transgenic mice, Tumor immunology, Cancer prevention
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Pasquale Marrazzo

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

keywords: Stem cells, 3D cell culture, Regenerative Medicine, Cellular Microbiology, Immunomodulation, Biomaterials,
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Marcella Martinelli

Associate Professor

keywords: cleft lip with or without cleft palate, colorectal cancer, oral cancer

Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo

Associate Professor

keywords: Rare tumors, Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) and sarcoma, Predictive factors, Next Generation Sequencing of

Allison Piovesan

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

keywords: Human genome, Trisomy 21, Computational Biology
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Daniela Pollutri

Research fellow

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Valentina Rossi

PhD Student

keywords: Cancer,Lactate dehydrogenase, Aerobic glycolysis, Cancer cell metabolism,
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Luca Scapoli

Associate Professor

keywords: cleft lip and palate, SNPs, development

Michela Sgarzi

PhD Student

Teaching tutor

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Pierluigi Strippoli

Associate Professor

keywords: Human genome, Human chromosome 21, Down Syndrome, Computational biology, Human genes
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Carlo Ventura

Full Professor

keywords: Physical Energies, Myocardial Infarction, Cell Reprogramming, Cell Therapy in Humans, Revascularization, Stem Cells,

Ilaria Vigliotta

Research fellow

keywords: Multiple Myeloma, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Flow Cytometry

Cinzia Zucchini

Assistant professor

keywords: gene expression profile, molecular biomarkers, ewing sarcoma, osteosarcoma