COURSE CALENDAR 2021/2022

The common didactic programme consists in courses, seminars and workshops. Courses are compulsory for 1st and 2nd year PhD students. A final test will be held for the acquisition of 6 credits.

All courses organised by the PhD Programme in Experimental Medicine will be held  in English.


Courses for the 1st year of the XXXVII Cycle

The courses will be delivered face-to-face in accordance with the regulations in force to prevent infection from SARS-CoV-2 and with the guidelines of the University of Genoa.

Please consult this page frequently for further updates.

14 January 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 5 Polo Alberti
Prof. Ernesto Fedele (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Intracerebral microdialysis: techniques and applications”

21 January 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 5 Polo Alberti
Prof. Gianluca Damonte (DIMES-UniGe)
“Mass spectrometry in biomedical research”

28 January 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 5 Polo Alberti
Prof. Anna Pittaluga (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Receptor-receptor interaction: oligomerization and functional cross-talk””

4 February 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 5 Polo ALberti
Prof. Barbara Marengo (DIMES-Unige)
“Selection and propagation of cancer stem cells: from theory to clinical practice”

11 February 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Online Teams Platform
Ing. Tomaso Sbrana (IVTech)
“The advanced in-vitro models: promise or suggestion?”

18 February 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 5 Polo Alberti
Prof. Marco Nardini (University of Milan)
“Integrated structural biology on transcription factors”

25 February 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 5 Polo Alberti
Prof. Manuela Marcoli (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Superfused synaptosomes and gliosomes to study neuro- and gliotransmission in the CNS”

4 March 2022 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Cesare Usai (DISTAV-UniGe) – Classroom 2 Polo Alberti
“Introduction to confocal microscopy and its applications”

6 May 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 2 Polo Alberti
Prof. Nicola Traverso (DIMES-Unige)
“Free radicals, oxidative stress and its assessment”

13 May 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 2 Polo Alberti
Prof. Enrico Millo (DIMES-Unige)
“Chemical synthesis of peptides and proteins”

20 May 2022 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Simona Candiani (DIMES-UniGe) – Classroom BF17 (PC Room) Palazzina delle Scienze
“Genome Annotation and Phylogenetic Analysis: Ab initio gene finding for annotation of Genomes”

27 May 2022 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Simona Candiani (DIMES-UniGe) – Classroom BF17 (PC Room) Palazzina delle Scienze
“Genome Annotation and Phylogenetic Analysis: A step by step guide to reconstruct phylogenetic tree”


Courses for the 2nd year of the XXXVI Cycle

Prof. Riccardo Leardi (DIFAR – UniGe)
Dr
. Emanuele Farinini (DIFAR – UniGe)

Course on Experimental Design and Multivariate Analysis.

Topics covered: Why multivariate analysis?; Analysis of Main Components; Outliers identification; Multivariate quality control; How to plan experiments; Full Factorial Design (FFD); Central Composite Design (CCD).

Lessons calendar:
04 February 2022
– 14:30-17:30 – Classroom 5 Polo ALberti
09 February 2022 – 14:30-17:30 – Lecture Hall “Ranise”, DIFAR, Viale Benedetto XV, 3.
16 February 2022 – 14:30-17:30 – Lecture Hall “Ranise”, DIFAR, Viale Benedetto XV, 3.
23 February 2022 – 14:30-17:30 – Lecture Hall “Ranise, DIFAR, Viale Benedetto XV, 3.
02 March 2022 – 14:30-17:30 – Classroom A (3rd floor), DIFAR, Viale Cembrano 4 (Ex-Sutter, Sturla).
16 March 2022 – 14:30-17:30 – Classroom AT02-Building 9 (ex-General Chemisty), Viale Benedetto XV, 3.
23 March 2022 – 14:30-17:30 -Classroom AT02-Building 9 (ex-General Chemisty), Viale Benedetto XV, 3.
30 March 2022 – 14:30-17:30 – Classroom AT02-Building 9 (ex-General Chemisty), Viale Benedetto XV, 3.

For the lessons, you are required to download the CAT software from: http://gruppochemiometria.it/index.php/software and install it following exactly the instructions of the file “instructions.txt” or watching the tutorial video on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVIUJAhMVR0a59m3BG_dR0A.

For Mac, a Windows emulator is required.


Courses organized by the PhD Programme in Biotechnologies in Translational Medicine 

All courses will take place at Room 8, Biomedical Didactic Centre (ex-Saiwa), Corso Gastaldi 161 and will be delivered in Italian.

14 and 21 June 2022 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Rodolfo Quarto (DIMES – Unige)

“How to present results of your experimental work”
Video from Susan McConnell (Stanford) Designing effective scientific presentations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hp7Id3Yb9XQ&t=23s.


05 and 12 July 2022 – 14:00-18:00
Prof. Roberta Tasso (DIMES – Unige)
“Develop project/task managing attitude to write a research project for a call for proposals”


07 September 2022 – 14:00-18:00
Prof. Sveva Bollini (DIMES – UniGe)
“Disseminate and present your study to the scientific community”


20 September 2022 – 14:00-18:00
Dr. Alice Finotello (DISC – UniGe)
“The management of the Ethics Committees: knowing the regulations and correctly setting up a study proposal”