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.

Research Topics

Molecular Genetics of Cancer, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy, Proteomics, Epigenetics, Angiogenesis, Structural Biology, Stem Cells and Cancer Stem cells.

Research centers

FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM), Milan
European Institute of Oncology (IEO), Milan
Center for Genomic Science of IIT, Milan
CEINGE, Naples

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.