Francesca Micci
Position: Head of Section, PhD
Phone: +47 22 93 44 36
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Publications 2017

Agostini A, Brunetti M, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2017)
Genomic imbalances are involved in miR-30c and let-7a deregulation in ovarian tumors: implications for HMGA2 expression
Oncotarget, 8 (13), 21554-21560
PubMed 28423547

Brunetti M, Agostini A, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2017)
Recurrent fusion transcripts in squamous cell carcinomas of the vulva
Oncotarget, 8 (10), 16843-16850
PubMed 28186972

Davidson B, Micci F (2017)
Molecular characteristics of uterine sarcomas
Expert Rev Mol Diagn, 17 (5), 515-522
PubMed 28335657

Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Torkildsen S, Tierens A, Heim S, Micci F (2017)
FAM53B truncation caused by t(10;19)(q26;q13) chromosome translocation in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Oncol Lett, 13 (4), 2216-2220
PubMed 28454383

Publications 2016

Agostini A, Brunetti M, Davidson B, Trope CG, Heim S, Panagopoulos I, Micci F (2016)
Expressions of miR-30c and let-7a are inversely correlated with HMGA2 expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva
Oncotarget, 7 (51), 85058-85062
PubMed 27835588

Agostini A, Panagopoulos I, Davidson B, Trope CG, Heim S, Micci F (2016)
A novel truncated form of HMGA2 in tumors of the ovaries
Oncol Lett, 12 (2), 1559-1563
PubMed 27446471

Haugvik SP, Vodák D, Haugom L, Hovig E, Gladhaug IP, Heim S, Micci F (2016)
Transcriptomic Profiling of Tumor Aggressiveness in Sporadic Nonfunctioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Pancreas, 45 (8), 1196-203
PubMed 26918873

Johannessen LE, Panagopoulos I, Haugvik SP, Gladhaug IP, Heim S, Micci F (2016)
Upregulation of INS-IGF2 read-through expression and identification of a novel INS-IGF2 splice variant in insulinomas
Oncol Rep, 36 (5), 2653-2662
PubMed 27667266

Micci F, Gorunova L, Agostini A, Johannessen LE, Brunetti M, Davidson B, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2016)
Cytogenetic and molecular profile of endometrial stromal sarcoma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 55 (11), 834-46
PubMed 27219024

Olsen TK, Panagopoulos I, Gorunova L, Micci F, Andersen K, Kilen Andersen H, Meling TR, Due-Tønnessen B, Scheie D, Heim S, Brandal P (2016)
Novel fusion genes and chimeric transcripts in ependymal tumors
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 55 (12), 944-953
PubMed 27401149

Smebye ML, Haugom L, Davidson B, Trope CG, Heim S, Skotheim RI, Micci F (2016)
Bilateral ovarian carcinomas differ in the expression of metastasis-related genes
Oncol Lett, 13 (1), 184-190
PubMed 28123539

Våtsveen TK, Børset M, Dikic A, Tian E, Micci F, Lid AH, Meza-Zepeda LA, Coward E, Waage A, Sundan A, Kuehl WM, Holien T (2016)
VOLIN and KJON-Two novel hyperdiploid myeloma cell lines
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 55 (11), 890-901
PubMed 27311012

Publications 2015

Agostini A, Panagopoulos I, Andersen HK, Johannesen LE, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S, Micci F (2015)
HMGA2 expression pattern and TERT mutations in tumors of the vulva
Oncol Rep, 33 (6), 2675-80
PubMed 25823555

Bassarova A, Trøen G, Spetalen S, Micci F, Tierens A, Delabie J (2015)
Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma and marginal zone lymphoma in the bone marrow: paratrabecular involvement as an important distinguishing feature
Am J Clin Pathol, 143 (6), 797-806
PubMed 25972321

Dale Rein I, Solberg Landsverk K, Micci F, Patzke S, Stokke T (2015)
Replication-induced DNA damage after PARP inhibition causes G2 delay, and cell line-dependent apoptosis, necrosis and multinucleation
Cell Cycle, 14 (20), 3248-60
PubMed 26312527

Olsen TK, Panagopoulos I, Meling TR, Micci F, Gorunova L, Thorsen J, Due-Tønnessen B, Scheie D, Lund-Iversen M, Krossnes B, Saxhaug C, Heim S, Brandal P (2015)
Fusion genes with ALK as recurrent partner in ependymoma-like gliomas: a new brain tumor entity?
Neuro Oncol, 17 (10), 1365-73
PubMed 25795305

Publications 2014

Haugvik SP, Gorunova L, Haugom L, Eibak AM, Gladhaug IP, Heim S, Micci F (2014)
Loss of 11p11 is a frequent and early event in sporadic nonfunctioning pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms
Oncol Rep, 32 (3), 906-12
PubMed 25018013

Micci F, Gorunova L, Gatius S, Matias-Guiu X, Davidson B, Heim S, Panagopoulos I (2014)
MEAF6/PHF1 is a recurrent gene fusion in endometrial stromal sarcoma
Cancer Lett, 347 (1), 75-8
PubMed 24530230

Micci F, Haugom L, Abeler VM, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S (2014)
Genomic profile of ovarian carcinomas
BMC Cancer, 14, 315
PubMed 24886194

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Heim S (2014)
Low frequency of ESRRA-C11orf20 fusion gene in ovarian carcinomas
PLoS Biol, 12 (2), e1001784
PubMed 24504521

Olsen TK, Gorunova L, Meling TR, Micci F, Scheie D, Due-Tønnessen B, Heim S, Brandal P (2014)
Genomic characterization of ependymomas reveals 6q loss as the most common aberration
Oncol Rep, 32 (2), 483-90
PubMed 24939246

Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Micci F, Heim S (2014)
Sequential combination of karyotyping and RNA-sequencing in the search for cancer-specific fusion genes
Int J Biochem Cell Biol, 53, 462-5
PubMed 24863361

Skårn M, Noordhuis P, Wang MY, Veuger M, Kresse SH, Egeland EV, Micci F, Namløs HM, Håkelien AM, Olafsrud SM, Lorenz S, Haraldsen G, Kvalheim G, Meza-Zepeda LA, Myklebost O (2014)
Generation and characterization of an immortalized human mesenchymal stromal cell line
Stem Cells Dev, 23 (19), 2377-89
PubMed 24857590

Smebye ML, Sveen A, Haugom L, Davidson B, Tropé CG, Lothe RA, Heim S, Skotheim RI, Micci F (2014)
Chromosome 19 rearrangements in ovarian carcinomas: zinc finger genes are particularly targeted
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 53 (7), 558-67
PubMed 24634323

Wang L, Wenners A, Hilpert F, Fredrik R, Micci F, Onkes W, Caliebe A, Maass N, Weimer J, Arnold N (2014)
Frequent translocations of 11q13.2 and 19p13.2 in ovarian cancer
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 53 (6), 447-53
PubMed 24615723

Publications 2013

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Haugom L, Dahlback HS, Pretorius ME, Davidson B, Abeler VM, Tropé CG, Danielsen HE, Heim S (2013)
Genomic aberration patterns and expression profiles of squamous cell carcinomas of the vulva
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52 (6), 551-63
PubMed 23404381

Onkes W, Fredrik R, Micci F, Schönbeck BJ, Martin-Subero JI, Ullmann R, Hilpert F, Bräutigam K, Janssen O, Maass N, Siebert R, Heim S, Arnold N, Weimer J (2013)
Breakpoint characterization of the der(19)t(11;19)(q13;p13) in the ovarian cancer cell line SKOV-3
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52 (5), 512-22
PubMed 23362175

Panagopoulos I, Micci F, Thorsen J, Haugom L, Buechner J, Kerndrup G, Tierens A, Zeller B, Heim S (2013)
Fusion of ZMYND8 and RELA genes in acute erythroid leukemia
PLoS One, 8 (5), e63663
PubMed 23667654

Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Haugom L, Bjerkehagen B, Davidson B, Heim S, Micci F (2013)
Fusion of the ZC3H7B and BCOR genes in endometrial stromal sarcomas carrying an X;22-translocation
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52 (7), 610-8
PubMed 23580382

Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Micci F, Haugom L, Davidson B, Heim S (2013)
RNA sequencing identifies fusion of the EWSR1 and YY1 genes in mesothelioma with t(14;22)(q32;q12)
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52 (8), 733-40
PubMed 23630070

Publications 2012

Micci F, Thorsen J, Panagopoulos I, Nyquist KB, Zeller B, Tierens A, Heim S (2012)
High-throughput sequencing identifies an NFIA/CBFA2T3 fusion gene in acute erythroid leukemia with t(1;16)(p31;q24)
Leukemia, 27 (4), 980-2
PubMed 23032695

Nyquist KB, Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Haugom L, Gorunova L, Bjerkehagen B, Fosså A, Guriby M, Nome T, Lothe RA, Skotheim RI, Heim S, Micci F (2012)
Whole-transcriptome sequencing identifies novel IRF2BP2-CDX1 fusion gene brought about by translocation t(1;5)(q42;q32) in mesenchymal chondrosarcoma
PLoS One, 7 (11), e49705
PubMed 23185413

Nyquist KB, Panagopoulos I, Thorsen J, Roberto R, Wik HS, Tierens A, Heim S, Micci F (2012)
t(12;13)(q14;q31) leading to HMGA2 upregulation in acute myeloid leukaemia
Br J Haematol, 157 (6), 769-71
PubMed 22404713

Panagopoulos I, Micci F, Thorsen J, Gorunova L, Eibak AM, Bjerkehagen B, Davidson B, Heim S (2012)
Novel fusion of MYST/Esa1-associated factor 6 and PHF1 in endometrial stromal sarcoma
PLoS One, 7 (6), e39354
PubMed 22761769

Panagopoulos I, Micci F, Thorsen J, Haugom L, Tierens A, Ulvmoen A, Heim S (2012)
A novel TCF3-HLF fusion transcript in acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a t(17;19)(q22;p13)
Cancer Genet, 205 (12), 669-72
PubMed 23181981

Thorsen J, Aamot HV, Roberto R, Tjønnfjord GE, Micci F, Heim S (2012)
Myelodysplastic syndrome with a t(2;11)(p21;q23-24) and translocation breakpoint close to miR-125b-1
Cancer Genet, 205 (10), 528-32
PubMed 22944560

Publications 2011

Dahlback HS, Gorunova L, Micci F, Scheie D, Brandal P, Meling TR, Heim S (2011)
Molecular cytogenetic analysis of a gliosarcoma with osseous metaplasia
Cytogenet Genome Res, 134 (2), 88-95
PubMed 21555877

Kildal W, Micci F, Risberg B, Abeler VM, Kristensen GB, Heim S, Danielsen HE (2011)
Genomic imbalances in endometrial adenocarcinomas - comparison of DNA ploidy, karyotyping and comparative genomic hybridization
Mol Oncol, 6 (1), 98-107
PubMed 22062770

Micci F, Thorsen J, Haugom L, Zeller B, Tierens A, Heim S (2011)
Translocation t(1;16)(p31;q24) rearranging CBFA2T3 is specific for acute erythroid leukemia
Leukemia, 25 (9), 1510-2
PubMed 21606959

Nyquist KB, Thorsen J, Zeller B, Haaland A, Trøen G, Heim S, Micci F (2011)
Identification of the TAF15-ZNF384 fusion gene in two new cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a t(12;17)(p13;q12)
Cancer Genet, 204 (3), 147-52
PubMed 21504714

Thorsen J, Micci F, Heim S (2011)
Identification of chromosomal breakpoints of cancer-specific translocations by rolling circle amplification and long-distance inverse PCR
Cancer Genet, 204 (8), 458-61
PubMed 21962896

Publications 2010

Micci F, Haugom L, Ahlquist T, Andersen HK, Abeler VM, Davidson B, Trope CG, Lothe RA, Heim S (2010)
Genomic aberrations in borderline ovarian tumors
J Transl Med, 8, 21
PubMed 20184781

Micci F, Skotheim RI, Haugom L, Weimer J, Eibak AM, Abeler VM, Trope CG, Arnold N, Lothe RA, Heim S (2010)
Array-CGH analysis of microdissected chromosome 19 markers in ovarian carcinoma identifies candidate target genes
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 49 (11), 1046-53
PubMed 20725991

Publications 2009

Micci F, Haugom L, Ahlquist T, Abeler VM, Trope CG, Lothe RA, Heim S (2009)
Tumor spreading to the contralateral ovary in bilateral ovarian carcinoma is a late event in clonal evolution
J Oncol, 2010, 646340
PubMed 19759843

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Haugom L, Andersen HK, Tjønnfjord GE, Beiske K, Heim S (2009)
t(3;21)(q22;q22) leading to truncation of the RYK gene in atypical chronic myeloid leukemia
Cancer Lett, 277 (2), 205-11
PubMed 19168282

Micci F, Weimer J, Haugom L, Skotheim RI, Grunewald R, Abeler VM, Silins I, Lothe RA, Trope CG, Arnold N, Heim S (2009)
Reverse painting of microdissected chromosome 19 markers in ovarian carcinoma identifies a complex rearrangement map
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 48 (2), 184-93
PubMed 18973136

Santos J, Cerveira N, Bizarro S, Ribeiro FR, Correia C, Torres L, Lisboa S, Vieira J, Mariz JM, Norton L, Snijder S, Mellink CH, Buijs A, Shih LY, Strehl S, Micci F, Heim S, Teixeira MR (2009)
Expression pattern of the septin gene family in acute myeloid leukemias with and without MLL-SEPT fusion genes
Leuk Res, 34 (5), 615-21
PubMed 19748670

Skotheim RI, Thomassen GO, Eken M, Lind GE, Micci F, Ribeiro FR, Cerveira N, Teixeira MR, Heim S, Rognes T, Lothe RA (2009)
A universal assay for detection of oncogenic fusion transcripts by oligo microarray analysis
Mol Cancer, 8, 5
PubMed 19152679

Publications 2008

Brandal P, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Gorunova L, Skjeldal S, Micci F, Heim S (2008)
Detection of a t(1;22)(q23;q12) translocation leading to an EWSR1-PBX1 fusion gene in a myoepithelioma
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 47 (7), 558-64
PubMed 18383210

Cerveira N, Micci F, Santos J, Pinheiro M, Correia C, Lisboa S, Bizarro S, Norton L, Glomstein A, Asberg AE, Heim S, Teixeira MR (2008)
Molecular characterization of the MLL-SEPT6 fusion gene in acute myeloid leukemia: identification of novel fusion transcripts and cloning of genomic breakpoint junctions
Haematologica, 93 (7), 1076-80
PubMed 18492691

Meza-Zepeda LA, Noer A, Dahl JA, Micci F, Myklebost O, Collas P (2008)
High-resolution analysis of genetic stability of human adipose tissue stem cells cultured to senescence
J Cell Mol Med, 12 (2), 553-63
PubMed 18419597

Micci F, Haugom L, Abeler VM, Tropé CG, Danielsen HE, Heim S (2008)
Consistent numerical chromosome aberrations in thecofibromas of the ovary
Virchows Arch, 452 (3), 269-76
PubMed 18188592

Publications 2007

Micci F, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2007)
Pairwise comparison of genomic imbalances between primary and recurrent well differentiated liposarcomas
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 178 (2), 163-7
PubMed 17954275

Micci F, Haugom L, Abeler VM, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2007)
Trisomy 7 in postoperative spindle cell nodules
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 174 (2), 147-50
PubMed 17452257

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Tjønnfjord GE, Kolstad A, Delabie J, Beiske K, Heim S (2007)
Molecular cytogenetic characterization of t(14;19)(q32;p13), a new recurrent translocation in B cell malignancies
Virchows Arch, 450 (5), 559-65
PubMed 17406891

Wu Q, Lind GE, Aasheim HC, Micci F, Silins I, Tropé CG, Nesland JM, Lothe RA, Suo Z (2007)
The EPH receptor Bs (EPHBs) promoters are unmethylated in colon and ovarian cancers
Epigenetics, 2 (4), 237-43
PubMed 18281782

Wu Q, Lothe RA, Ahlquist T, Silins I, Tropé CG, Micci F, Nesland JM, Suo Z, Lind GE (2007)
DNA methylation profiling of ovarian carcinomas and their in vitro models identifies HOXA9, HOXB5, SCGB3A1, and CRABP1 as novel targets
Mol Cancer, 6, 45
PubMed 17623056

Publications 2006

Clausen OP, Aass HC, Beigi M, Purdie KJ, Proby CM, Brown VL, Mattingsdal M, Micci F, Kølvraa S, Bolund L, Deangelis PM (2006)
Are keratoacanthomas variants of squamous cell carcinomas? A comparison of chromosomal aberrations by comparative genomic hybridization
J Invest Dermatol, 126 (10), 2308-15
PubMed 16728973

Hallor KH, Micci F, Meis-Kindblom JM, Kindblom LG, Bacchini P, Mandahl N, Mertens F, Panagopoulos I (2006)
Fusion genes in angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma
Cancer Lett, 251 (1), 158-63
PubMed 17188428

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2006)
Deregulation of HMGA2 in an aggressive angiomyxoma with t(11;12)(q23;q15)
Virchows Arch, 448 (6), 838-42
PubMed 16568309

Micci F, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Heim S (2006)
Consistent rearrangement of chromosomal band 6p21 with generation of fusion genes JAZF1/PHF1 and EPC1/PHF1 in endometrial stromal sarcoma
Cancer Res, 66 (1), 107-12
PubMed 16397222

Publications 2005

Aamot HV, Micci F, Holte H, Delabie J, Heim S (2005)
G-banding and molecular cytogenetic analyses of marginal zone lymphoma
Br J Haematol, 130 (6), 890-901
PubMed 16156859

Publications 2004

Micci F, Teixeira MR, Haugom L, Kristensen G, Abeler VM, Heim S (2004)
Genomic aberrations in carcinomas of the uterine corpus
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 40 (3), 229-46
PubMed 15139002

Publications 2003

Brandal P, Micci F, Bjerkehagen B, Eknaes M, Larramendy M, Lothe RA, Knuutila S, Heim S (2003)
Molecular cytogenetic characterization of desmoid tumors
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 146 (1), 1-7
PubMed 14499689

Micci F, Teixeira MR, Scheistrøen M, Abeler VM, Heim S (2003)
Cytogenetic characterization of tumors of the vulva and vagina
Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 38 (2), 137-48
PubMed 12939741

Micci F, Walter CU, Teixeira MR, Panagopoulos I, Bjerkehagen B, Saeter G, Heim S (2003)
Cytogenetic and molecular genetic analyses of endometrial stromal sarcoma: nonrandom involvement of chromosome arms 6p and 7p and confirmation of JAZF1/JJAZ1 gene fusion in t(7;17)
Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 144 (2), 119-24
PubMed 12850374