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Institute of Oncology Research (IOR),

affiliated to USI,

run by an


foundation with the same name


Team - Stem Cells and Cancer


Group Leader: Arianna Baggiolini, PhD

Arianna Baggiolini completed her BSc and MSc in Biology at the ETH (Zurich, Switzerland) and her PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) in the laboratory of Prof. Lukas Sommer. She then completed her postdoctoral training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York, USA) in the laboratory of Dr. Lorenz Studer. Arianna was elected Leading Edge Fellow, Gerry fellow of the Gerry Metastasis and Tumor Ecosystems Center (GMTEC) at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and she is a Tri-Institutional Breakout Price awardee. Among other awards, she obtained the SNSF Starting grant.

Complete biography


Baggiolini Arianna, Group leader
Bellafante Martina, PhD Student
Luongo Raffaele, Research Assistant
Pasquini Emiliano, Lab Manager
Pavinato Lisa, PostDoc
Pradeep Vasantham Neelima, PhD Student
Van Lent Jonas, PostDoc
Verrillo Antonietta, PhD Student