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Simonetti Elisa, MSc


Date of Birth

Biotechnologist; Biomedical Laboratory Technician

Current assignment

PhD student

Title of qualification awarded

2019: Master’s degree in Medical, Veterinary and Forensic Biotechnological Sciences
Thesis: Evaluation of immune contexture in thyroid carcinoma
Graduation grade: 110/110 cum laude

Other qualifications awarded
  • 2016: Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques, Thesis: Mutational analysis of KRAS, NRAS e BRAF in colorectal cancer, Graduation grade: 110/110 cum laude
  • 2019: Qualification to practice as a Biologist – Section A
  • Registration in the professional register of  Perugia-Terni at n. 298 (TSRM PSTRP)
  • Registration in the National Register of Biologists – Section A, n. AA_085406
Positions held
  • From November 2022: PhD student at Laboratory of Experimental Oncology in Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute (Bologna)
    PhD program in Oncology, Hematology and Pathology XXXVIII cycle, University of Bologna
    Project: “Genomic characterization of ultra-rare sarcomas: a step forward towards the development of personalized medicine”

  • June 2020 - October 2022: biomedical laboratory technician at the Laboratory of Experimental Oncology, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Bologna.
  • July 2019 – February 2020: Volunteer attendant at USL Umbria 2 – Orvieto Hospital Unit – Analysis Laboratory.
  • 2018-2019: internship for a master’s degree thesis at the Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases Laboratory (1-MISEM) of Perugia Hospital.
  • 2015- 2016: Internship for the bachelor’s degree thesis at the Medical Oncology Laboratory of Perugia Hospital.
  • 2013-2016: trainee in the laboratories of: Anatomy and Pathological Histology; Microbiology; Transfusion Laboratory; Hematology; Laboratory of galenic preparations; 1-MISEM; Medical Oncology Laboratory; Cytogenetics Laboratory.

Italian: mother tongue

Fluent english

  • Good knowledge of the Office package (Word; Excel; Power Point) and the Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Immunohistochemical analysis on paraffin embedded tissue samples
  • Molecular Biology : nucleic acid extraction from tumor and/or healthy histological pieces, cell pellets and FFPE sections; PCR; Real Time PCR; Gel electrophoresis; sanger sequencing
  • Western Blotting
  • Use of scientific databases (NCBI, Pubmed)
Scientific activities

III International AICC Exosome Meeting 7th-8th june 2021

Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Genomic characterization of ultra-rare sarcomas