COURSE CALENDAR 2023/2024

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 the  credits.

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


Courses for the 1st year of the XXXIX Cycle (5 credits)

The courses will be delivered face-to-face.

Please consult this page frequently for further updates.

13 January 2024 – 14:00-17:00 – Room B-DIFAR, Building 10, Viale Benedetto XV, 3 
Prof. Ernesto Fedele (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Intracerebral microdialysis: techniques and applications”

26 January 2024 – 14:00-17:00 – Room B-DIFAR, Building 10, Viale Benedetto XV, 3 
Prof. Anna Pittaluga (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Receptor-receptor interaction: oligomerization and functional cross-talk”

09 February 2024– 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Didactic Centre “Alberti”, Building 6, Via L.B. Alberti 4
Prof. Barbara Marengo (DIMES-UniGe)
“Selection and propagation of cancer stem cells: from theory to clinical practice”

01 March 2024 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Didactic Centre “Alberti”, Building 6, Via L.B. Alberti 4
Prof. Chiara Cervetto (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Superfused synaptosomes and gliosomes to study neuro- and gliotransmission in the CNS”

08 March 2024 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Didactic Centre “Alberti”, Building 6, Via L.B. Alberti 4
Dr. Francesco Piacente (DIMES-UniGe)
Recombinant proteins production: theory, practical approaches and tips & tricks

15 March 2024 – 14:00-17:00-Room 7 Didactic Centre “Alberti”, Building 6, Via L.B. Alberti 4
Prof. Nicola Traverso (DIMES-UniGe) 
Free radicals, oxidative stress and its assessment

22 March 2024 – 14:00-17:00 – Room 7 Didactic Centre “Alberti”, Building 6, Via L.B. Alberti 4
Prof. Enrico Millo (DIMES-UniGe)
“Chemical synthesis of peptides and proteins”

05 April 2023 – 14:00-17:00 – Computer Room BF17, Science Building (basement floor), Viale Benedetto XV, 5
Prof. Simona Candiani (DISTAV-UniGe)
“Genome Annotation and Phylogenetic Analysis”

19 April 2024 – 14:30-17:30 – Computer Room BF17, Science Building (basement floor), Viale Benedetto XV, 5
Dott. Francesco Piacente (DIMES-Unige)
How to modulate protein expression in eukaryotic cells and whole organisms

3 May 2024 – 14:00-17:00 – Room C-DIFAR, Building 10, Viale Benedetto XV, 3 
Prof. Marco Nardini (Department of Biosciences-University of Milan)
“Integrated structural biology on transcription factors”

10 May 2024  – 14:00-17:00 – Room B Didactic Centre “Alberti”, Building 6, Via L.B. Alberti 4
Dr. Maurizio Bruschi (DIMES-Unige)
“From the diagnostic laboratory to personalized medicine: tips and tricks of the proteomic approach for the identification of new biomarkers”

17 May 2024– 14:00-17:00 – Room B Didactic Centre “Alberti”, Building 6, Via L.B. Alberti 4
Dr. Andrea Benzi (DIMES-Unige)
“Approaches to study metabolism in in vivo and ex vivo animal models”

24 May 2024 – 14:00-17:00 – Room B-DIFAR, Building 10, Viale Benedetto XV, 3 
Prof. Bruno Pietro Burlando (DIFAR-UniGe)
“Disease conceptualization based on nolinear system dynamics involving a new method for therapeutic target discovery”

The final test consists in a multiple choice quiz on the topics of all the lessons (duration 60 min).


Courses for the 2nd year of the XXXVIII Cycle (3 credits)

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:
22 February 2024
– 14:30-17:30 – Room 7 Didactic Centre “Alberti”- Building 6, Via L.B. Alberti 4
29 February 2024 – 14:30-17:30 – Remote
07 March 2024 – 14:30-17:30 – Remote
14 March 2024 – 14:30-17:30 – Remote
21 March 2024 – 14:30-17:30 – Remote
28 March 2024 – 14:30-17:30 – Remote
04 April 2024 – 14:30-17:30 – Remote
11 April 2024– 14:30-17:30 – Room C DIFAR, Building 10, 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.

The final test will be illustrated by the teacher.