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Giulia Giacomini

PhD student (FRM)


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Giulia obtained her Master’s Degree in Functional Genomics at the University of Trieste and in Genetics at the University of Paris, as part of a Double Degree program. She joined Sophie Polo’s lab in January 2021 for her Master’s internship and then she pursued in the team as a PhD student. Her thesis project focuses on the role of histone H3 oncogenic mutations in inducing genomic instability in human tumors.


  • Giacomini G., Piquet S., Chevallier O., Dabin J., Bai S-K., Kim B., Siddaway R., Raught B., Coyaud E., Shan C-M., Reid R.J.D., Toda T., Rothstein R., Barra V., Wilhelm T., Hamadat S., Bertin C., Crane A., Dubois F., Bandopadhayay P., Beroukhim R., Naim V., Jia S., Hawkins C., Rondinelli B.* and Polo S.E.*. ­­­­­­Aberrant DNA repair reveals a vulnerability in histone H3.3-mutant brain tumors. Nucleic Acids Res, 2024. *: co-corresponding authors