Grazia Marsico was born in 1987 in Bari, southern Italy. Since she was a child she was fascinated by Science and Medicine. After classical secondary studies she attended the university of Bari Aldo Moro, where she took a degree in Medical Biotechnologies and Molecular Medicine with honours in October 2012. During this academic training she won several scholarships for the worthy academic career. After university she worked as a postgraduate researcher at the biology department, University of Bari where she studied cancer genetics and genomics.