Summer Fellows

2018

Virginia Camilotto (Ghislieri)

Host: George Daley, MD, PhD, Daley Lab, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital/HMS
Università di Pavia (4th year)

Rachele Catalano (Collegio Nuovo)

Host: Venkatesh N. Murthy, PhD, Murthy Lab, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Università di Pavia (2nd year)

Assunta Cirella (Università di Naples, Federico II)

Host: Stephanie Dougan, PhD, Dougan Lab, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Università di Naples, Federico II (2nd year)

Michela Cristofolini (Università di Pavia)

Host: Elda Arrigoni, PhD, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Università di Pavia (2nd year)

Nicola Fattorelli (CIBIO)

Host: Peter Kharchenko PhD, Kharchenko Lab, Department of Biomedical Informatics, HMS
Università di Trento, CIBIO (2nd year)

Francesca Masoni (Collegio Nuovo)

Host: Birgit Knoeche, MD, PhD, Knoeche Lab, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Boston Children’s Cancer Center Care Program
Università di Pavia (1st year)

Katia Monsorno (CIBIO)

Host: Beth Stevens, PhD, Stevens Lab, Department of Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Università di Trento, CIBIO (2nd year)

Cristiano Peron (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: David Weinstock, MD, Weinstock Lab, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Università di Bologna (6th year)

Gustavo Pregoni (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Tracy Young-Pearse, PhD, Young-Pearse Lab, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Magna Graecia di Catanzaro (5th year)

Daniele Rodolico (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (5th year)

Luigi Saccaro (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Robert Farese, MD and Tobias Walther, PhD, Farese & Walther Lab, Cell Biology, Harvard School of Public Health
Università di Pisa/Sant’Anna School (4th year)

2017   

Maria Claudia Caiazza (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Michela Fagiolini, PhD, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children’s Hospital/HMS
Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa (1st year)

Cristina Capitanio (Armenise-Harvard/University of Pavia)

Host: Andrew Kruse, PhD, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, HMS
Università di Pavia /Collegio Nuovo (1st year)

Silvia Capobianco (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Robert Hillman, PhD, Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice, MGH Voice Center
Università di Pavia (4thyear)

Gianluca Costamagna (Armenise-Harvard/Charles River)

Host: Howard Weiner, MD, Center for Neurological Diseases, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Università di Pavia (6th year)

Greta Donisi (Armenise-Harvard/Humanitas)

Host: Andrew Liss, PhD, Pancreatic Biology Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital
Humanitas (4th year)

Silvia Galvan (Armenise-Harvard/CIBIO)

Host: Pamela Silver, PhD, Systems Biology, HMS
Università di Trento, CIBIO (2nd year)

Giovanna Mantica (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: David Scadden, MD, Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, Harvard
Università di Pavia (4thyear)

Elisa Paoluzzi Tomada (Armenise-Harvard/Humanitas)

Host: Diane Mathis, PhD, and Christophe Benoist MD, PhD, Microbiology and Immunobiology, HMS
Humanitas (4thyear)

Arianna Piffer (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Michela Fagiolini, PhD, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children’s Hospital/HMS
San Raffaele University (5th year)

Lidia Pollara (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: John Flanagan, PhD, Cell Biology, HMS
Università di Pavia (2nd year)

Eleonora Quiroli (Armenise-Harvard/Collegio Nuovo)

Host: Bernardo Sabatini, MD, PhD, Neurobiology, HMS/HHMI
Università di Pavia/Collegio Nuovo (1st year)

Alba Sommerschield (Armenise-Harvard/FICCB)

Host: George Daley, MD, PhD, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital/HMS
Università di Pavia (4th year)

Michele Stasi (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Stuart Schreiber, PhD, Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University/MIT
Università di Pavia (1st year)

Andrea Tavosanis (Armenise-Harvard/CIBIO)

Host: Leonard Zon, MD, Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, Harvard University/Boston Children’s Hospital
Università di Trento, CIBIO (2nd year)

2016

Adriano Bolondi (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: George Daly, M.D., Hemotology and Oncology, Children’s Hospital
University of Rome “La Sapienza” (2nd year)

Marco Catalano (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Hosts: Nathanael Gray, M.D., Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Pasi Janne, M.D., Ph.D., Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Università di Pavia (4th year)

Giulia Di Bartolomei (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Bernardo Sabatini, Ph.D., M.D., Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
University of Rome “La Sapienza” (2nd year)

Sarah Giachetti (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Paola Arlotta, Ph.D., Neurosurgery, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard
Università di Pavia (1st year)

Elisa Godino (Armenise-Harvard/CIBIO)

Host: Stephen Blacklow, Ph.D., M.D., Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School
Università di Trento, CIBIO (1st year)

Salvatore Andrea Lacava (Armenise-Harvard/Charles River)

Host: Martha Shenton, Ph.D., Psychiatry and Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Università di Trento, CIBIO (2nd year)

Maria Palumbieri (Armenise-Harvard/CIBIO)

Host: Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Ph.D., M.D., Cancer Genetics Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Università di Trento, CIBIO (1st year)

Marco Roncador (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Giovanni Parmigiani, Ph.D., Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health
Università di Pavia (4th year)

Francesca Rossi (Armenise-Harvard/Charles River)

Host: Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Ph.D., M.D., Cancer Genetics Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
University of Rome “La Sapienza” (1st year)

Raffaele Sarnataro (Armenise-Harvard/Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa)

Host: Constance Cepko, Ph.D., Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Scuola Normale Superiore/Università di Pisa, CIBIO (1st year)

Martina Sarchi (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Ph.D., M.D., Cancer Genetics Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Università di Pavia (4th year)

Marta Tomaselli (Armenise-Harvard/Scuola Superiore Sant’ Anna)

Host: Pamela Silver, Ph.D., Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Scuola Superiore Sant’ Anna (2nd year)

Elisabetta Vesconi (Armenise-Harvard/Charles River)

Host: Christopher Sanders, M.D.,  Massachusetts General Hospital, and Debora Marks, Ph.D., Dept. of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Università di Pavia (4th year)

2015

Angela Albi (Armenise-Harvard/Charles River)

Host: Alexandra Golby, M.D., Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Università di Trento, CIBIO (1st year)

Laura Convertino (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Steve McCarroll, Ph.D., Genetics Dept., Harvard Medical School
Università di Pavia (4th year)

Aldo D’Imperio (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Alan D’Andrea, M.D., Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Università di Pavia – Medicine and Surgery (4th year)

Erica Grignaschi (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Dennis Selkoe, M.D., Center for Neurologic Diseases, Harvard Institutes of Medicine
Università di Pavia – Chemistry (4th year)

Claudia Latini (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Robin Reed, Ph.D., Cell Biology Dept., Harvard Medical School
University of Rome, “La Sapienza” – Genetics and Molecular Biology (2nd year)

Marzia Munafo’ (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Richard Gregory, Ph.D., Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School
University of Rome, “La Sapienza” – Genetics and Molecular Biology (2nd year)

Matteo Naldini (Armenise-Harvard/Charles River)

Host: Pier Paolo Pandofi, Ph.D., M.D., Cancer Genetics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele – International M.D. Program (5th year)

Thomas Perli (Armenise-Harvard/CIBIO)

Host: Pamela Silver, Ph.D., Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Università di Trento, CIBIO – Science in Cellular and Molecular Biotechnologies (1st year)

Luigi Petrucco (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Takao Hensch, Ph.D., Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital
University of Pavia – Biomedicine (1st year)

Michela Zaffagni (Armenise-Harvard/CIBIO)

Host: Joan Brugge, Ph.D., Cell Biology, Co-Director of the Ludwig Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School
Università di Trento,CIBIO – Science in Cellular and Molecular Biotechnologies (1st year)

2014

Lavinia Bisceglie (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Andrew Brack, Muscle regenerative research.  Center of Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Università di Roma, La Sapienza – Genetica e Biologia Molecolare nella Ricerca di Base e Biomedica (1st year)

Lorena Buono (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Paola Arlotta, Programming and reprogramming of cortical neurons.  Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University
Università di Napoli, Federico II – Cellular Differentiation and Reproduction Biology (2nd year)

Caterina Coli’ (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: John Quackenbush, Computational biology and functional genomics.  Department of Biostatistics, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Università di Pavia – Molecular Biology and Genetics (2nd year)

Michele Demozzi (Armenise-Harvard/CIBIO)

Host: Gary Brenner, Oncolytic virotherapy Center of Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Università di Trento, CIBIO – Science in Cellular and Molecular Biotechnologies (1st year)

Gabriele Girelli (Armenise-Harvard/CIBIO)

Host: John Quackenbush, Computational biology and functional genomics.  Department of Biostatistics, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Università di Trento, CIBIO – Science in Cellular and Molecular Biotechnologies (2nd year)

Salvatore Gitto (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Nathan McDannold, Theraprutic Ultrasounds.  Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Università di Pavia – Medicina e Chirugia (6th year)

Leonardo Lupori (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Mark Anderman and Chinfei Chen, Two-photon imaging in awake animals.  Center for Life Sciences, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital
Università di Pisa – Molecular Biology and Cellular Biology (1st year)

Maria Sara Magaro’ (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Kuhn Bernhard, Growing and regeneration of myocardium, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital
Università di Pavia – Scienze Biomediche Molecolari (1st year)

Matteo Rovere (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Dennis J. Selkoe, Pathogenesis and treatment of neurodegeneration diseases.  Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Scuola Normale di Pisa – Chimica (4th year)

Pietro Paolo Vitiello (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Molecular mechanism of cancer.  Division of Genetics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Università di Napoli – Medicina e Chirugia (6th year)

2013

Francesca Briganti (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Richard Gregory, RNAs in embryonic stem cells. Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Università di Roma, La Sapienza – Genetica e Biologia Molecolare nella Ricerca Biomedica e di Base (1st year)

Irene Faravelli (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Paola Arlotta, Programming and reprogramming of cortical neurons. Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University
Università degli Studi di Milano –Medicina e Chirurgia (6th year)

Sara Solveig Fois (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Joel Hirschhorn, Medical and population genetics, Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children’s Hospital
Università di Sassari – Medicina e Chirurgia (6th year)

Nadia Concetta Giordano (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Sandeep Robert Datta, Function of neural circuit in generating behaviors. Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Università di Napoli, Federico II – Biological Sciences (2nd year)

Sara Mancinelli (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Lee L. Rubin, Stem cell screens of orphan neural disorders. Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University
Università di Napoli, Federico II – Biological Sciences (5th year)

Alessandra Merlini (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Kornelia Polyak, Molecular evolution of human breast tumors.  Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Università di Pavia – Medicina e Chirugia (4th year)

Ilaria My (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Piero Anversa, Department of Anaesthesiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Università Vita e Salute San Raffaele – Medicina e Chirugia (5th year)

Viviana Neviani (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Andres Leschziner, Biochemistry and structure of macromolecular complexes. Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Università di Pavia – Molecular biology and genetics (1st year)

Cristiana Vagnoni (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Christopher Walsh, Developmental disorders of the brain. Division of genetics, Boston Children’s Hospital
Scuola Universitaria Interfacoltà per le Biotecnologie – Biotecnologie Molecolari (4th year)

2012
Stefano Annunziato (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Cancer Genetics Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Università Vita e Salute San Raffaele – Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (2nd year). Stefano is expected to graduate in March 2013 (mentor: Luigi Naldini) and he is hoping to apply for a PhD in Europe.

Eleonora Centofante (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Michela Fagiolini, Dept. Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Università di Roma, La Sapienza – Istituto Biologia Cellulare e Neurobiologia (2nd years).  Eleonora is expected to graduate in February 2013 (mentor: Dott. Francesca D’amato) and she is hoping to apply for a PhD in USA or Europe.

Alessandra Donato (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Zhang Yun, Dept. of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Università Napoli Federico II – Istituto di Genetica e Biofisica, (2nd year). Alessandra is expected to graduate in March 2013 (mentor: Dott. Elisa Di Schiavi) and she is applying for a PhD at the Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia.

Fabio Grassia (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Alexandra Golby, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Brighman and Women’s Hospital

Univeristà di Catania – Medicina e Chirurgia (6th year). Fabio is expected to graduate in the next Fall 2013 (mentor: Prof. Nunzio Platania) and he is studying to attend the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). Fabio is hoping to pursue post-doctoral work in the US to prepare for his residency.

Elena Grossi (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Host: Richard Gregory, Dept. of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Università di Roma, La Sapienza – Dip. di Biologia e Biotecnologia “Charles Darwin” (2nd year). Elena is expected to graduate in the Fall 2013 (mentor: Prof. Irene Bozzoni) and she is hoping to apply for a PhD in Europe.

Nicola Mattugini (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Beth Stevens, Dept. Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Università di Roma, La Sapienza – Istituto di Biologia e Patologia Molecolari (2nd year). Nicola is expected to graduate in December 2012 (mentor: Dott. Sergio Nasi) and then he will join Prof. Pietro Calissano’s laboratory at the European Brain Research Institute with a six months fellowship to finish his thesis project in collaboration with Dot. Nasi. In the meantime he is applying for a PhD in Europe.

Valentina Quarantotti: (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Cancer Genetics Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Università di Pisa – Istituto di Ricerca Genetica e Biomedica (2nd year). Valentina is expected to graduate in December 2012 (mentor: Dott. Antonio Musio) and she is planning to apply for a PhD in Europe.

Berardo Rinaldi (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Charles Lee, Cytogeneticist, Brighman and Women’s Hospital

Università di Pavia – Medicina (6th year). Berardo is expected to graduate in July 2013, and he is now working on the genetic background of POEMS Syndrome in the Orsetta Zuffardi’s laboratory. Berardo is hoping to become a Medical Genetist.

Giulia Russo (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Dan Barouch, Viral Pathogenesis Div., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Università di Pavia – Medicina (4th year). Giulia is expected to graduate in 2014 and is hoping to get her residency in Infectious Diseases, in the UK or in the USA. She would like to work in the Global Health field, combining research and clinical activity.

Antonella Scaglione (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: David Clapham, Dept. Of Cardiology, Boston Children’s Hospital.

Università di Roma, La Sapienza – Istituto di Biologia e Patologia Molecolari. Antonella graduated in October 2012 (mentor Prof. Beatrice Vallone) and has just started her PhD in Biochemistry at Università di Roma, La Sapienza under the supervision of Prof. Vallone and Dott. Carmelinda Savino.
 

2011 

Valeria Bevilacqua (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Chuck Stiles, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Università di Roma, la Sapienza – Genetica e Biologia Molecolare (2nd year). Valeria graduated in October 2011 (mentor: Dr. Elisa Caffarelli) and is currently a 2nd year PhD student at Università di Roma, la Sapienza.

Nicolò Binello (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Steve Hersch, Dept. of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Università di Pavia – Medicina (4th year). Nicolò is expected to graduate in the Summer 2013 and is hoping to pursue post-doctoral work in the US to prepare for his residency.

Francesca Cianfanelli (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Thomas Bernhardt, Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School

Università di Roma, Tor Vergata – Biologia cellulare e molecolare (2nd year). Francesca graduated in November 2011 (mentors: Drs. Luciano Paolozzia and Patrizia Ghelardini) and is currently a 1st year PhD student in the Wellcome Trust Program at the University of Dundee, Scotland.

Antonella Cinquino (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Chris Walsh, Dept. of Genetics, Boston Children’s Hospital

Università di Roma, la Sapienza – Genetica e Biologia Molecolare (2nd year). Antonella graduates in October 2011 and is currently a Master student in Healthcare Management at Università Cattolica di Roma.

Stefano Cornara (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Paul Anderson, Dept. of Rheumathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Università di Pavia – Medicina (4th year). Stefano is expected to graduate in the Summer 2013 and will apply for a Cardiology residency in Italy.

Flavia DeSantis (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Omid Farokhzad, Dept. of Anesthesia, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Università di Bari – Biotecnologie Mediche (2nd year). Flavia graduated in December 2011 (mentor: Dr. Stefano Leporatti) and is currently on a Leonardo fellowship at the Institut Curie in Paris, France in Dr. Filippo Del Bene’s lab.

Stefania di Costanzo (Armenise-Harvard/CNR)

Host: Kevin Eggan, Dept. of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Università Federico II di Napoli – Biotecnologie Mediche (2nd year). Stefania graduated in March 2012 (mentor: Dr. Momina Condorelli) and is currently a research assistant in Genetics at Boston Children’s Hospital while she prepares to apply for a PhD in the US.

Maurizio Fazio (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Scott Armstrong, Dept. of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Università Vita e Salute San Raffaele – Medicina (4th year). Maurizio is expected to graduate in July 2013 (mentors: Scott Armstrong and Claudio Bordignon) and he is starting a fellowship in the Armstrong lab at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York in preparation for his PhD application in the US.

Ivano Legnini (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Cancer Genetics Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Università di Roma, la Sapienza – Genetica e Biologia Molecolare (1st year). Ivano graduated in October 2012 (mentor: Dr. Irene Bozzoni) and has just started his PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology at Università di Roma, la Sapienza

Luigi Federico Rossi (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Bob Datta, Dept. of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Università di Pisa/Scuola Normale Superiore – Biologia applicata alla Biomedicina (1st year). Federico graduated in July 2012 (mentor: Dr. Gian Michele Ratto) and is currently a 1st year Wellcome Trusts PhD student in Neuroscience at University College London, UK.

2010

Angelo Amabile (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Uli von Andrian, Dept. of Immunology, Harvard Medical School

Università Vita e Salute San Raffaele – Biotecnologie Mediche, Molecolari e Cellulari (1st year). Angelo graduated in November 2011 (mentor: Dr. Matteo Iannacone) and is currently a research Fellow in Dr. Luigi Naldini’s lab at San Raffaele waiting to start his PhD

Chiara Baragli (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: David Clapham, Dept. of Cardiology, Boston Children’s Hospital and Dept. of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Università di Milano – Chimica Organica e Biochimica (2nd year). Chiara graduated in July 2011 from the University of Geneva, Switzerland (mentor: Marcos Gonzales-Gaitan) and is currently a 2nd year PhD student in Neuroscience at University College London, UK in the laboratory of Dr. Angus Silver.

Chiara Giacomelli (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Richard Gregory, Dept. of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Università Vita e Salute San Raffaele – Biotecnologie Mediche, Molecolari e Cellulari (1st year). Chiara graduated in November 2011 (mentor: Francesco Nicassio, Italian Institute of Technology) and is currently a 1st year PhD student at the German Israeli Helmholtz Research School in Heidelberg, Germany.

Paolo Giuffrida (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Uli von Andrian, Dept. of Immunology, Harvard Medical School

Università di Pavia – Medicina (4th year). Paolo graduated in July 2012 (mentor: Prof. Gino Roberto Corazza) and is currently a visiting fellow at the Queen Mary University in London, UK in Prof. MacDonald’s laboratory, waiting to start his PhD there in a few months.

Domenico Nisi (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Mara Lorenzi, Schepens Eye Institute

Università di Pavia – Medicina (6th year). Domenico graduated in October 2010 (mentor: Dr. Mara Lorenzi) and is currently preparing for the entry exam for a residency in Spain.

Vincenzo Villani (Armenise-Harvard/Ghislieri)

Host: Kaz Yamada, Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Università di Pavia – Medicina (6th year). Vincenzo graduated in October 2010 (mentors: Drs. Sandro Zonta and Paolo Dionigi) and is currently a post-doctoral fellow in the Transplantation Biology Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA with Dr. Kaz Yamada. He hopes to apply for a surgery residency in the US next year.

Manuel Zocco (Armenise-Harvard)

Host: Danesh Moazed, Dept. of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

Università di Pavia – Biologia Molecolare e Genetica (1st year). Manuel graduated in September 2011 (mentor: Dr. Fiorenzo Peverali) and is currently a 2nd year PhD student at the Gene Center in Munich, Germany in the laboratory of Dr. Mario Halic.