Cristina Leoni awarded PhD
on Friday, August 11, 2017
Cristina Leoni successfully defended her PhD thesis, which was presented at the University of Bern on August 7th, 2017. Her thesis title was “DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation regulate mast cell proliferation and effector functions” and the work has been done in the Molecular Immunology laboratory of Silvia Monticelli. Her co-advisor was Prof. Oliver Mühlemann, her mentor Prof. Mariusz Nowacki, both from the University of Bern, while her external examiner was Prof. Dirk Schübeler from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel. Cristina received the title of “PhD of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology” from the University of Bern.