Trans-Atlantic RetroPeritoneal Sarcoma Working Group

A collaborative group for Surgical Oncologists and Sarcoma Professionals

Roberta Maestro

Dr Roberta Maestro is the head of the Division of Oncogenetics and Functional Oncogenomics at the CRO National Cancer Institute, Aviano (Italy).

The research activities of the Division focus on the definition of the molecular and genetic alterations responsible for cancer development and progression, with particular attention to soft tissue sarcomas and GISTs.

Professional Experience and Positions

2005-present     Director  of the Division of Oncogenetics and Functional Oncogenomics (FOGG) (formerly Experimental Oncology 1), CRO Aviano National Cancer Institute

1998-2005         Group Leader, CRO Aviano National Cancer Institute

1995-1998         Visiting scientist, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL, NY)

1990-1995         Staff Scientist, CRO Aviano National Cancer Institute

1987-1990         Research fellow, CRO Aviano National Cancer Institute 

Education

1993     Speciality in Medical Genetics, University of  Ferrara (summa cum laude)

1986     PhD Biology, University of  Padova (summa cum laude)

Academic appointments

2014-present     Faculty, University of Udine, PhD Programs in Biomedical & Biotechnological Sciences

2011-present     Supervisor for the Italian Network of PhD Programs in Biomedical & Biotechnological Science.

2005-2015         External Faculty Member , University of Catania 

Honors and Awards

Gold Medal for Scientific Merits by the President of the Italian Republic (2003)

Member of several scientific societies and scientific boards. Currently member of the boards of directors of CTOS.

Publications

Roberta Maestro is author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications on International scientific journals

Links:

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6642-5592.

Italian Ministry of health ID: https://moh-it.pure.elsevier.com/en/persons/roberta-maestro

 

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