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From Genes to Cells - a Basic Course of Molecular, Cellular and Ultrastructural Biology, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 days
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
The From Genes to Cells - a Basic Course of Molecular, Cellular and Ultrastructural Biology offered at University of Pisa is a practical, full-immersion course covering biotechniques that can be applied to the study of several biological subjects related to cell biology, gene expression and function analysis, genotoxicity and ultrastructural observations.

About

The From Genes to Cells - a Basic Course of Molecular, Cellular and Ultrastructural Biology offered at University of Pisa will be divided in:

  • a theoretical part organized in lectures covering modern technologies;
  • a practical part in which participants will be hosted in the laboratories and will be directly involved in the design and execution of several experimental protocols regarding the main topics object of the lectures.

The summer school is aimed at introducing students to get information and practice on modern approaches concerning cell biology, cytogenetics, molecular biology and ultrastructure

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 days
    • Duration description

      1-13 July

  • Credits
    15 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gene Expression Analysis In Situ
  • The Study Of Gene Function By Transient Gene Silencing Techniques
  • Basic Procedures In Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Genotoxicity Biomarkers

Audience

The school is open to all postgraduate students, especially to PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and senior researchers from Universities, research institutes, clinics and industries. Undergraduated students will be also welcome.

Lecturers

  • Prof.ssa Alessandra Falleni

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Applicants are required to present a curriculum based on scientific background (biology, medicine, natural science, physics, chemistry)
  • Identity Document (*Passport in case you are a foreign student*)
  • Enrolment Form 

  • Curriculum Vitae based on scientific background

All the documents must be in pdf format, in order to upload them on the portal when required.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    550 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    550 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
fees 500 euro, didactic material 50 euro

Living costs for Pisa

  • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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