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Cocola Cinzia CV

  Cocola Cinzia

cinzia.cocola * itb.cnr.it
Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council
Via Fratelli Cervi N. 93, 20090 Segrate (Milan), Italy
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02-26422620
FAX: (+39) 02-26422660
Research Area:
Molecular Oncology

Currently, research fellow (art.9) at Laboratory of Molecular Oncology and Genetics – Dr. Ileana Zucchi - Institute of Biomedical Technologies, CNR, Milan.
Present research interests are focused on: i) molecular and cellular characterization of canine normal and tumoral cells with stem cell properties isolated from mammary gland tissues and ii) evaluation of the biological activity of new anticancer compounds.
PhD School in Molecular Medicine - University of Studies of Milan (2006 – 2009) at Laboratory of Dr. Ileana Zucchi - Institute of Biomedical Technologies, CNR, Milan.
Specialist Degree in Applied Biology for Biomedical Research (2006)
Laboratory of General Pathology - Prof. Saverio Minucci - Dep. of Biomolecolar Sciences and Biotechnology – Milan (2004-2006).
Laboratory of General Pathology - Prof. Saverio Minucci - Department of Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology – Milan (2003)
Co-author of three scientific papers published on Reprod Domest Anim (2009) and Cytotechnology (2008), PNAS (2008).


 


Martino Valentina CV

  Martino Valentina

valentina.martino * unimi.it
Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council
Via Fratelli Cervi N. 93, 20090 Segrate (Milan), Italy
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02-26422642
FAX: (+39) 02-26422660
Research Area:
Molecular Oncology

Bachelor in Biotechnology at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia with the grade 110/110 cum laude (2004).
Degree in Biotechnology at University of Modena and Reggio Emilia with the grade 110/110 cum laude (2006)
Currently, Ph.D. student in Molecular Medicine (curriculum: Genomics, Proteomics and related technologies) (since 2010) in the laboratory of Dr. Ileana Zucchi - Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council.
Projects:
Identification and study of microRNAs involved in epithelial to mesenchymal transition and tumor progression.
Implementation of reconstituted 3D matrix for ex vivo prediction of cells tumorigenic potential and drug testing.
Co-author of a scientific paper published on Theoretical and Applied Genetics (2009).


 


Pelucchi Paride CV

  Pelucchi Paride

paride.pelucchi * itb.cnr.it
Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council
Via Fratelli Cervi N. 93, 20090 Segrate (Milan), Italy
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02-26422662
FAX: (+39) 02-26422660
Research Area:
Molecular Oncology

Degree in Biotechnology at University of Milan with the grade 110/110 cum laude (2004)
Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine (curriculum: Genomics, Proteomics and related technologies) (2008)
Currently, post-doctoral research fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Ileana Zucchi - Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council.
Projects:
- Identification and analysis of miRNAs involved in pluripotency and self-renewal of mouse embryonic stem cell.
- Mechanisms Oct4-dependent in the maintenance of embryonic stem cell and IPs self-renewal.
- Qualitative analysis of breast cancer transcriptome coupling cDNA normalization and iper-massive sequencing.
- Breast cancer and normal stem cells isolation and molecular characterization

Co-author of 7 papers published on international scientific journal:
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2007, 2008)
BMC Genomics (2008, 2009)
Cytotechnology (2008)
Reprod. Domest. Anim. (2009)
Plant Biology (Stuttg.) (2008)


 


Piscitelli Eleonora CV

  Piscitelli Eleonora

eleonora.piscitelli * itb.cnr.it
Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council
Via Fratelli Cervi N. 93, 20090 Segrate (Milan), Italy
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02-26422638
FAX: (+39) 02-26422660
Research Area:
Molecular Oncology

Bachelor in Biotechnology at the University of Padua with the grade 103/110 (2004).
Degree in Medical Biotechnology at University of Padua with the grade 110/110 cum laude (2006)
Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine (curriculum: Genomics, Proteomics and related technologies) (2010)
Currently, post-doctoral research fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Ileana Zucchi - Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council.
Projects:
- Isolation and characterization of human primary breast normal and cancer cells with stem cells properties
- Breast cancer and normal stem cells isolation and molecular characterization
- Study of the function of TBX3 transcription factor in mammary normal and cancer stem cells
- Identification and study of microRNAs involved in stem cell self-renewal maintenance and differentiation
Co-author of 3 scientific papers published on BMC Genomics (2008,2009), Cytotechnology (2008), Reprod. Domest. Anim. (2009).


 


Vilardo Laura CV

  Vilardo Laura

laura.vilardo * itb.cnr.it
Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council
Via Fratelli Cervi N. 93, 20090 Segrate (Milan), Italy
Voice: (+39)
02-26422638
FAX: (+39) 02-26422660
Research Area:
Molecular Oncology

Degree in Biological Science (2005).
Erasmus at the Department of Genetic and Cellular Toxicology, Stockholm University.
Title of the project: "Assessment of cytochrome P4501A1 gene expression in human lymphocytes".
Collaboration with the Arbetlivsinstitutet, National Institute for Working Life – Stockholm (Department of Toxicology and Chemistry).
Currently part of Ileana Zucchi's Lab at the Institute of Biomedical Technologies, CNR Segrate (MI).
Present research interests are focused on: i) Identification of transcriptional factor target genes differentially expressed in undifferentiated mammary cells. Study of their importance in the maintenance of stemness. ii) Identification of new markers for the CSC cells and the metastatic cells.


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