Martina Cusan - Systems Biology

Martina Cusan, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Systems Biology

Martina Cusan, Ph.D.

Research Focus :
  • RNA splicing dysregulation and oncogenesis
  • 2017-present, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Systems Biology, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Monrovia, CA


  • 2017, Ph.D., Molecular Biomedicine, University of Trieste, Italy
  • 2012, M.S., Biotechnology – Molecular medicine, University of Trieste, Italy
  • 2010, B.S., Medical Biotechnology, University of Trieste, Italy
Berton S*, Cusan M*, Segatto I, Citron F, D’Andrea S, Benevol S, Avanzo M, Dall’Acqua A, Schiappacassi M, Bristow RG, Belletti B, Baldassarre G. Loss of p27Kip1 increases genomic instability and may be predictive of radioresistance in luminal breast cancer. Sci Rep. 2017; 7:595. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-00734-3. (*co-first authors)
Pellizzari I, Fabris L, Berton S, Segatto I, Citron F, D'Andrea S, Cusan M, Benevol S, Perin T, Massarut S, Canzonieri V, Schiappacassi M, Belletti B, Baldassarre G. p27kip1 expression limits H-Ras-driven transformation and tumorigenesis by both canonical and noncanonical mechanisms”. Oncotarget. 2016; 7:64560-64574. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.11656.
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