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Computational Biology





This program is intended to students having a specific interest for quantitative aspects of biology, such as genomics, systems biology, and modeling of molecular networks, with backgrounds PREFERENTIALLY in Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, but also in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physics.
It aims to train professionals who should acquire a unique knowledge-base in specialized areas of Biology, Medicine, Mathematics, Statistics and Information Technology.

Scientific Coordinator:

Prof. Francesca Ciccarelli

Research Topics: 
Systems Biology
Analysis of Next-Gen Sequencing Data
Network Biology
Evolutionary Genomics
Cancer Genomics
Research Center: 
European Institute of Oncology (IEO)
FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM)
Center for Genomic Science of IIT
Human Technopole (HT)
Taught courses: 
The program in Computational Biology holds lectures in fields such as Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, Network Biology, Evolutionary Biology and Cancer Biology. Complementary skills are also honed through courses on how to give oral and poster presentations, and scientific writing.