Alessandra Marrella received the M.Sc. degree in Bioengineering from the University of Genoa in 2014 and the Ph.D. degree in Biotechnologies in Translational Medicine in 2018. Between 2016 and 2017 she was visiting scientist at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST), USA. Since July 2020 she is researcher at the National Research Council of Italy (CNR-IEIIT). Her research interests include the development of engineered in vitro and in silico models of healthy and pathological tissues.