COURSE CALENDAR 2022/2023

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.

13 January 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 5 Polo Alberti
Prof. Ernesto Fedele (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Intracerebral microdialysis: techniques and applications”

20 January 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Polo Alberti
Prof. Manuela Marcoli (DIFAR-UniGe)
Superfused synaptosomes and gliosomes to study neuro- and gliotransmission in the CNS

27 January 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 5 Polo Alberti
Prof. Anna Pittaluga (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Receptor-receptor interaction: oligomerization and functional cross-talk””

3 February 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Polo Alberti
Prof. Barbara Marengo (DIMES-Unige)
“Selection and propagation of cancer stem cells: from theory to clinical practice”

24 February 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Polo Alberti
Prof. Marco Nardini (University of Milan)
“Integrated structural biology on transcription factors”

10 March 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Polo Alberti
Dr. Francesco Piacente (DIMES-Unige)
Recombinant proteins production: theory, practical approaches and tips & tricks

17 March 2023 – 14:00-17:00-Room 7 Biomedical Didactit Center (ex-Saiwa)
Prof. Nicola Traverso (DIMES-UniGe) 
Free radicals, oxidative stress and its assessment

24 March 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Rroom 7 Polo Alberti
Prof. Enrico Millo (DIMES-Unige)
“Chemical synthesis of peptides and proteins”

31 March 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 7 Polo Alberti
Prof. Simona Canidani (DIMES-Unige)
“Genome Annotation and Phylogenetic Analysis”

21 April 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Biomedical Didactit Center (ex-Saiwa)
Dr. Francesco Piacente (DIMES-UniGe)
How to modulate protein expression in eukaryotic cells and whole organisms

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

10 June 2022 – 14:00-17:00 – Classroom 2 Polo Alberti
Prof. Manuela Marcoli (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Superfused synaptosomes and gliosomes to study neuro- and gliotransmission in the CNS”


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:
02 February 2023
– 14:30-17:30 – Room 7 Polo Alberti 
16 February 2023 – 14:30-17:30 – Room 7 Polo Alberti
23 February 2023 – 14:30-17:30 – Room 7 Polo Alberti
02 March 2023 – 14:30-17:30 – Room B DIFAR (Viale Benedetto XV, 3)
09 March 2023 – 14:30-17:30 – Room B DIFAR (Viale Benedetto XV, 3)
16 March 2023 – 14:30-17:30 – Room B DIFAR (Viale Benedetto XV, 3)
23 March 2023 – 14:30-17:30 –Room B DIFAR (Viale Benedetto XV, 3)
30 March 2023 – 14:30-17:30 – Room B DIFAR (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.

07 June 2022 – 14:30-17:30
Prof. Paolo Malatesta (DIMES, UniGe)
“Digital images: basic analysis with ImageJ”

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”