COURSE CALENDAR 2020/2021

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 XXXVI Cycle

Due to the extension of the Covid-19 emergency, all courses will be delivered by videoconference on the Team “PhD Programme in Experimental Medicine XXXVI cycle” using the online platform of Microsoft Teams.

Please, visit this page frequently for further updates.

08 January 2021 – 14:30-17:30
Prof. Gianluca Damonte (DIMES-UniGe)
“Mass spectrometry in biomedical research”

15 January 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Ernesto Fedele (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Intracerebral microdialysis: techniques and applications”

22 January 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Manuela Marcoli (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Superfused synaptosomes and gliosomes to study neuro- and gliotransmission in the CNS””

29 January 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Anna Pittaluga (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Receptor-receptor interaction: oligomerization and functional cross-talk”

12 February 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Barbara Marengo (DIMES-Unige)
“Selection and propagation of cancer stem cells: from theory to clinical practice”

19 February 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Ing. Tomaso Sbrana (IvTech)
The advanced in-vitro models: promise or suggestion?

26 February 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Marco Nardini (University of Milan)
“Integrated structural biology on transcription factors”

26 March 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Cesare Usai (DISTAV-UniGe)
“Introduction to confocal microscopy and its applications”

30 April 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Giovanni Mann (King’s College-London)
“Design, execution and publication of PhD research: experiences from Prof Giovanni Mann’s research team at King’s College London”

7 May 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Prof. Nicola Traverso (DIMES-Unige)
“Free radicals, oxidative stress and its assessment”

14 May 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Enrico Millo (DIMES-Unige)
“Chemical synthesis of peptides and proteins”

21 May 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Simona Candiani (DIMES-Unige)
“Genome Annotation and Phylogenetic Analysis: Ab initio gene finding for annotation of Genomes”

28 May 2021 – 14:00-17:00
Prof. Simona Candiani (DIMES-Unige)
“Genome Annotation and Phylogenetic Analysis: A step by step guide to reconstruct phylogenetic tree”


Courses for the 2nd year of the XXXV Cycle

Due to the extension of the Covid-19 emergency, all courses will be delivered by videoconference on the Team “PhD Programme in Experimental Medicine XXXV cycle” using the online platform of Microsoft Teams.

Prof. Riccardo Leardi, 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 febbraio 2021 – 14:30-17:30
11 febbraio 2021 – 14:30-17:30
18 febbraio 2021 – 14:30-17:30
25 febbraio 2021 – 14:30-17:30
04 marzo 2021 – 14:30-17:30
11 marzo 2021 – 14:30-17:30
18 marzo 2021 – 14:30-17:30
25 marzo 2021 – 14:30-17:30

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.

If you have a Mac, you need a Windows emulator.

Other courses will be soon available.

Courses organized by the PhD Programme in Biotechnologies in Translational Medicine 

All courses are delivered in Italian

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.

29 June 2020 – 14:00-17:00 – Lesson
01 July 2020 -14:00-17:00 – Lesson
08 July 2020 – 14:00-17:00 – Lesson check

 

Prof. Roberta Tasso, DIMES – Unige
“Develop project/task managing attitude to write a research project for a call for proposals”

16 July 2020 – 14:00-18:00 – Lesson
21 July 2020 – 14:00-18:00 – Lesson check

 

Prof. Sveva Bollini, DIMES – Unige
“Disseminate and present your study to the scientific community”

8 September 2020 – 14:00-18:00 – Lesson
15 September 2020 – 14:00-18:00 – Lesson check