Francesco Elia Marino

B.Sc., M.Sc. (University of Florence, Italy), Ph.D. (University of Otago, New Zealand)


I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. I work in the Department of Cancer Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, in the laboratory led by Dr. Lewis Chodosh. The laboratory investigates mechanisms of tumor residual disease, dormancy, and recurrence in breast cancer. 

Do not think of yourself, think of others. Think of the future that awaits you, think about what you can do and do not fear anything.
— Rita Levi Montalcini, Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology 1986
You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
— Jane Goodall, Primatologist
Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
— Ludwing Van Beethoven