Nicolò Morina studied Biotechnology at Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree. He then moved to La Sapienza in Rome, where he obtained the Master’s degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology, after an important internship period at Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Dr. Pichierri’s Lab), with focus on DNA replication stress in rare genetic diseases.
He then moved to Canada for a brief experience of clinical research at University of Alberta in Edmonton (Prof. Schmolzer’s Lab), where he participated to studies for the improvement of newborn resuscitation techniques.
Back in Milan, he joined Diletta Di Mitri’s Tumor Microenvironment Lab at Humanitas Research Hospital, while attending the PhD programme in Molecular and Experimental Biology at Humanitas University. The main aim of his research is the study of innate immunity in prostate cancer to find new targets for the improvement of current therapies.