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Fantoni Leonardo, MSc


Date of Birth


Title of qualification awarded

2019: Master Degree in Biomolecular and Evolutionary Sciences, University of Ferrara. Final mark: 110 cum laude/110.

Other qualifications awarded
  • 2017: Bachelor Degree in Biology, University of Ferrara. Final mark: 106/110.
  • 2012: Classical Diploma at Lyceum ‘G. Cevolani’, Cento. Final mark: 96/100.
  • 2020: National qualification as Biologist.
Positions held
  • Since November 2021: PhD student at Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, PhD programme in Oncology, Hematology and Pathology.
  • 2020-2021: Fellowship researcher at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, SS Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics, SC Osteoncology, Sarcomas of the bone and Soft Tissues, and Innovative Therapies, for the project “Toward tailored treatments for osteosarcoma through validation of pharmacogenetic markers”.
  • 2019: Graduate student at Dipartimento della Vita e Biotecnologie, Sezione di Microbiologia e Patologia Applicata (CUBO), Ferrara.
  • 2015-2016: Graduate student at Dipartimento di Microbiologia, University of Ferrara.
  • English: fluent.
  • French: scholastic.

Cell cultures, MTT, nucleic acids extraction from bioptic specimens, PCR.
Profitable use of Windows systems and Office package (Word, Excel and Power Point).
Basic use of Lynux system, programming language Bash and relative functions.

Clinical and/or Scientific interests

In vitro assessment of tumoral cells sensibility towards chemotherapic drugs; obtaining of drug resistant cell lines and elucidation of drug resistance mechanisms and relative associated polymorphysms.