Team

The CDS Lab lab is based in Trieste, but some members are physically located across other institutes and, in that case, co-supervised with other PIs.
2021 Lab retreat. Passo del Pura.(Riccardo, Salvatore, Alice, Giulio, Nicola)
2022 Lab lunch. Venice.(Riccardo, Giulio, Nicola)
2022 Lab dinner. Trieste.(Nic, Alice, Ric, Elena, Giulio, Salvatore)
2022 Genomics England Research Summit (Giulio)
2022 Laboratory Meeting Epiphany (Giulio)

Principal Investigator

Dr. Giulio Caravagna, PhD


Positions (ongoing)
Training:
  • 2017-20, The Institute of Cancer Research, UK. With Andrea Sottoriva.
  • 2015-17, University of Edinburgh, UK. With Guido Sanguinetti.
  • 2011-15, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy. With Giancarlo Mauri and Marco Antoniotti.
  • 2011, PhD in Computer Science (University of Pisa, Italy).
  • BSc, MSc in Computer Science (University of Pisa, Italy).
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Postdoctoral scientists

Dr. Riccardo Bergamin, PhD


Training:
  • 2020, PhD in Theoretical Physics (SISSA, Italy).
  • MSc in Physics (University of Padova, Italy);
  • BSc in Physics (University of Padova, Italy);

Topic: mathematical modelling and inference for evolutionary processes.
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Dr. Nicola Calonaci, PhD


Training:
  • 2021. PhD in Physics and Chemistry of Biological Systems (SISSA, Italy).
  • MSc in Physics (University of Pisa, Italy);
  • BSc in Physics (University of Pisa, Italy);

Topic: Artificial Intelligence for clonal evolution under therapy.
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PhD students

Dr. Alice Antonello


Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence PhD program (University of Trieste, Italy).
Training:
  • MSc in Quantitative and Computational Biology (University of Trento, Italy);
  • BSc in Biotechnology (University of Turin, Italy);

Topic: Bayesian models for aneuploidy from whole-genome sequencing
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Dr. Elena Buscaroli


Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence PhD program (University of Trieste, Italy).
Training:
  • MSc in Data Science and Scientific Computing (University of Trieste, Italy);
  • BSc in Genetics (University of Bologna, Italy);

Topic: TBD

Dr. Salvatore Milite


Computational Biology PhD Program (European School of Molecular Medicine, Italy). Co-mentored with Andrea Sottoriva (Human Technopole).
Training:
  • MSc in Data Science and Scientific Computing (University of Trieste, Italy);
  • BSc in Molecular Biology (University of Padua, Italy);

Topic: statistical methods for longitudinal single cell sequencing.
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Dr. Lucrezia Patruno


Computer Science PhD Program (University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy). Co-mentored with Marco Antoniotti and Alex Graudenzi (Milan-Bicocca)
Training:
  • MSc in Computer Science (University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy);
  • BSc in Computer Science (University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy);

Topic: integration of single-cell RNA and single-cell ATAC datasets
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Dr. Lucrezia Valeriani


Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence PhD program (University of Trieste, Italy). Co-supervised with Alberto Cazzaniga and Alessio Ansuini (Area Science Park).
Training:
  • MSc in Data Science and Scientific Computing (University of Trieste, Italy);
  • BSc in Genetics (University of Bologna, Italy);

Topic: TBD

Master and Bachelor students

Azad Sadr


Program: MSc Data Science and Scientific Computing.Topic (MSc thesis): mutational signatures deconvolution.