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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.
This curriculum aims to train the next generation of scientists  in Biomedicine and Biomolecular Science. It covers  several research area, including:  Neurobiology, Structural Biology, Omics Sciences, Immunology, Cancer Research, Molecular and Cell Biology
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)
National Institute of Molecular Genetics (INGM)
Human Technopole (HT)
Taught courses: 
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Techniques, Imaging, Cancer Genetics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Proteomics, Immunology, Structural Biology. Students are also given the opportunity to attend courses to develop complementary skills, such as Scientific Writing, Ethical Issues, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Open Science & Data Management, Science Communication.