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SIICA Mentorship Program

The SIICA Mentoring Program for Postdocs aims at supporting post-doctoral researchers in facing the challenges of their career paths by providing personalized mentoring.

The SIICA Mentoring Program for Postdocs will offer an empowering environment for the professional growth of Postdoctoral Researchers and could provide concrete help in dealing with uncertainties, challenges and failures that are part of our everyday professional life.

The SIICA Mentoring Program for Postdocs 2023 is open to 12 mentees.

The Call is now CLOSED.

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Call for Mentors

We are looking for established group leaders who are passionate about mentoring and would like to candidate themselves as potential mentors (average expected mentoring time per month: 1 hour).

Mentees 2023

Luca Simula

PostDoc at Cochin Institute, Paris (France)

Research interests: T cell motility & anti-tumor response

Mentor: Prof. Giuseppe Lupo, Sapienza University

Gianluca Scarno

Research Scholar at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), USA.

Research interests: NK/ILC, cancer immunology, cytokine signalling and regulation of immune responses

Mentor: Prof. Ivan Zanoni, Harvard Medical School (USA).

Alberto Baeri

Post Doc fellow at Mucosal Immunology lab, University of Milano-Bicocca

Research interests: crosstalk between immune cells and the microbiota using transcriptomic approaches

Mentor: Prof. Teresa Zelante, Perugia University

Federica Lucini

PostDoc in Francesco Ferrari’s Lab in IFOM (Milan, Italy).

Research interests: genomics and epigenetic regulation of cell identity.

Mentor: Prof. Valentina Bollati (University of Milan)

Martina Gilodi

Postdoc at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) -Genova

Research interests: ALS, RNA-binding protein and aptamers

Mentor: Chiara Lanzuolo, Istituto Nazionale Genetica Molecolare (INGM)

Sara Flamini

Project manager and Clinical Study Coordinator,
Thoracic Surgery Department Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli (Rome)

Research interests: predictive models for lung cancer patients, using various omics-based variables with clinical factors and advanced imaging features

Mentor: Prof. Roberta Zappasodi, Cornell University (USA)

Domenico Supino

Postdoctoral Researcher at Humanitas, Rozzano, Italy

Research interests: cancer-related inflammation, immune checkpoints, IL-1R family

Mentor: Raffaella Di Micco, Tiget, Milan

Georgia Lattanzi

PostDoc in Mucosal Immunology, University of Milano-Bicocca and Policlinico di Milano Ospedale Maggiore-IRCCS Ca’ Granda

Research interests: Interactions between the immune system and the microbiota in gastrointestinal cancers and in inflammatory diseases.

Mentor: MD. Prof. Manuela Raffatellu, University of California San Diego (UCSD, USA)