Human Genetics / General info
Center for Genetic Engineering (CEINGE) and Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM) Naples
- Awarding bodies: University of Milan, University of Naples
- Coordinator of the program: Pier Paolo Di Fiore
- Scientific coordinator: F. Salvatore
- Duration: 4 years
The Ph.D. course is open to anyone having a degree in in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Genetics, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary who wish to embark upon a career in the field of experimental medicine. The aim of the course is to train researchers in Molecular Medicine and in Post-Genomics, focusing particularly on Human Genetics.
- Research topics:
Cell and Gene Therapy, Human Genetics and Genomics, Development Genetics, Functional and Differential Proteomics, Molecular basis of Hereditary diseases, Proteomics and Clinical proteomics, Neurosciences. [more info]
Three tutorial profiles are foreseen for each PhD student:
The Supervisor is the scientific head of the laboratory, who will supervise the work of the student during his/her PhD period.
The Internal Advisor is chosen among the faculty members and will contribute in tutoring the student.
The External Advisor is a foreign expert, who will provide advice at critical stages of the project and meet the student at least once during his/her PhD period.
- Training offered:
Courses are provisioned during the first three years and include advanced courses on emerging disciplines, such as structural biology, bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics, drug discovery and courses on complementary skills.
Students are exposed to a wide selection of seminars from international speakers that cover a large range of topics.
- Working language: English
- HOW TO APPLY:
Applications are accepted exclusively online once a year in the period July-September. Go to how to apply section for more info.
- Starting date: 1st November of each year
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