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
1993 Speciality in Medical Genetics, University of Ferrara (summa cum laude)
1986 PhD Biology, University of Padova (summa cum laude)
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.
Roberta Maestro is author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications on International scientific journals
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6642-5592.
Italian Ministry of health ID: https://moh-it.pure.elsevier.com/en/persons/roberta-maestro