Maria Colombino

Senior Researcher

Temporary assigned to IRGB from Biomolecular Chemistry Institute (ICB) CNR

Area of interest:

Dr. Maria Colombino graduated in Molecular Biology and obtained the PhD in Biochemistry, Biology and Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Sassari, Italy. She is a researcher at the Sassari Branch of the Institute of Genetic and Biomedical Research (IRGB) Her research activity is correlate to the identification and characterization of somatic and germline alterations in candidate genes involved in susceptibility to neoplasm and/or in tumorigenesis with particular focus in Malignant Melanoma and Non Small Cell Lung Cancer. Dr. Colombino is author of more than 40 peer-reviewed publications (Scopus H-index: 18and several book chaptersShe has been invited as Speaker in more than 10 Congresses in past ten years. 

Most significant publications:


Colombino, M.; Rozzo, C.; Paliogiannis, P.; Casula, M.; Manca, A.; Doneddu, V.; Fedeli, M. A.; Sini, M. C.; Palomba, G.; Pisano, M.; Ascierto, P. A.; Caracò, C.; Lissia, A.; Cossu, A.; Palmieri, G.

Comparison of BRAF Mutation Screening Strategies in a Large Real-Life Series of Advanced Melanoma Patients Journal Article

In: J Clin Med, 9 (8), 2020.

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Colombino, M.; Capone, M.; Lissia, A.; Cossu, A.; Rubino, C.; De Giorgi, V.; Massi, D.; Fonsatti, E.; Staibano, S.; Nappi, O.; Pagani, E.; Casula, M.; Manca, A.; Sini, M.; Franco, R.; Botti, G.; Carac?, C.; Mozzillo, N.; Ascierto, P. A.; Palmieri, G.

BRAF/NRAS mutation frequencies among primary tumors and metastases in patients with melanoma Journal Article

In: J Clin Oncol, 30 (20), pp. 2522–2529, 2012.

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