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Molecular Oncology

This program is open to anyone having a degree in the Life Sciences area, such as Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Genetics, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary.
It aims to train researchers in Molecular Medicine and in Post-Genomics, focusing particularly on Molecular Oncology.
Students can opt for basic or applied research projects.

Scientific coordinators

Prof. Myriam Alcalay

Prof. Simona Polo

Research Topics: 
Molecular Genetics of Cancer
Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Structural Biology
Stem Cells and Cancer Stem cells
Research Center: 
European Institute of Oncology (IEO)
FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM)
Center for Genomic Science of IIT
Center for Genetic Engineering (CEINGE)
Taught courses: 
Molecular Oncology, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Proteomics, Cancer Genetics, Drug Discovery, Developmental Biology, Immunology. Students are also given the opportunity to attend courses to develop complementary skills, such as: How to give oral and poster presentations, Scientific Writing, Ethical Issues History of Medicine and Science Communication.