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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)
National Institute of Molecular Genetics (INGM)
Human Technopole (HT)
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.