Marida Sansonetti was born on January 27th, 1991 in Bari (Italy).
In March 2014, Marida achieved her Bachelor degree in Biological Science at University of Bari.
She received her Master Degree in Functional Genomics, at University of Trieste (Italy) in 2017.
In the last year of her Master, she attended the Molecular Medicine Laboratory, at ICGEB in Trieste, for her Master degree thesis internship, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Mauro Giacca and Dr. Chiara Collesi. In this period, she focused her attention on “Production and characterisation of recombinant soluble factors with cardioprotective effect”, topic of her thesis.
This experience supported her interests in the cardiovascular field, mainly focused at the basic cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating cardiac myocyte proliferation.
She started to work as a PhD student on June 1st, 2017 in the lab of Prof. Dr. Leon de Windt, under the supervision of Dr. Paula da Costa Martins.