Maria Cristina Sini


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

Area of interest:

Maria Cristina Sini is graduated in Biological Science at University of Sassari in 2000 and received her PhD Degree in Biochemistry, Biology and Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Sassari in 2006. She is currently researcher at IRGB, CNR. 

Winner of a national research grant from the Italian Melanoma Intergroup (IMI) as principal investigator and of the Advanced Training Program of the Sardinia Region “Master and Back” tooShe contributes as co-investigator in several national and international scientific research projects. She is currently member of the International Consortium ENIGMA (Evidence-based Network for the Interpretation of Germline Mutant Alleles) and member of IMI (Italian Melanoma Intergroup). 

Her research activity is actually based on clinical cancer genetics and translational medicine aimed to identify new molecular targets for the development of targeted therapy using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies with multigene panels.  She is author of several peer-reviewed publications and several book chapters.


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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