Workshop Small but mighty: microRNAs and microtechnologies for the diagnosis of lung cancer

13 November 2019
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Venue: Polo Ferrari 2, via Sommarive 9 (Povo) -  Room B107 (Aula Magna)
Time: 2.00 - 6.30 pm


2.00 pm

  • Opening, prof. Michela A. Denti, Laboratory of RNA Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Cellular, Computational and Integrative Biology - CIBIO, Trento

2.15 pm

  • H2020 - MSCA - RISE Info session, dr. Raquel Jimenez Frias, Project Officer – European Commission Research Executive Agency (REA)

3.00 pm

  • Circulating microRNAs as biomarkers for lung cancer screening: mission (im)possible?
    Will biomarkers improve the practice of CT screening for lung cancer? ​Prof. Dott. Lorenzo Dominioni, Department of Medicine and Surgery  DMC, University of Insubria, Varese
    The challenges of circulating miRNA quantification. Prof. Paola Campomenosi, Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences - DBSV, University of Insubria, Varese
4.00 pm Coffee break
4.20 pm
  • miRNA-DisEASY: innovative technology for the direct profiling of circulating microRNAs in biofluids, Dr. Cristina Ress, Coordinator of miRNA-DisEASY project, Optoi Microelectronics, Trento
5.00 pm 
  • Application of extracellular vesicles to advance molecular diagnostics, Dr. Vito Giuseppe D'Agostino, Laboratory of Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Department of Cellular, Computational and Integrative Biology -  CIBIO, Trento
5.30 pm
  • Roundtable: Bringing Research and Clinical Need together for Improved Patient Care through Better Diagnostic Tests, Moderator: Hugh Ilyine, CEO DestiNA Genomica SL., Granada, Spain



To participate in the workshop, please register at the following link:

Michela A. Denti, CIBIO
michela.denti [at]
Cristina Ress, Optoi Microelectronics
cristina.ress [at]
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With the endorsement of


 *This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 690866