Mariangela Iovino, PhD
Mariangela was graduated from University of Naples (Naples, Italy) with a degree in medical biotechnology. She went on to complete her PhD in molecular and cellular biology as part of a joint programme between Merck (Rome, Italy) and the University of Cambridge (UK). Mariangela was also awarded a Master’s degree in medical sciences from the University of Cambridge and continued her career in Cambridge as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, where she gained extensive experience in stem cell culture and neuronal differentiation. Mariangela joined Charles River in 2013 as a Senior Scientist in the biology department where she established a number of novel assays using patient-derived human embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells.