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Teachers: Paola Galimberti (UNIMI) & Arnaud Ceol (IEO). Dates: 27-28 September; 4-5 October 2021.

Aim of the course: the course will provide useful tools for researchers to respond to the new paradigm in handling and sharing research results, from open access publications to research data management. A variety of training methodologies will be used, such as plenary sessions, hands-on sessions, the completion of assignments and complementary e-learning materials.

The course is organized in the context of the ENABLECARES European project (https://enablecares.eu/).

 

Monday, 27 September, 2021
9.00-13.00
  • Open science & open access 
  • Introduction: aim of the course
  • Definitions
  • Editorial workflow
  • The different colors of open science: examples
  • Open science policies at the University of Milan
  • Focus on the available resources: AIR (Research Institutional Archive)
  • Funder requirements
Paola Galimberti - UNIMI
Lesson Location: 
Sala Crociera - Giurisprudenza Via Festa del Perdono (UNIMI)
Tuesday, 28 September, 2021
9.00-13.00
  • A deep view: Predatory journals, ethics aspects, evaluation, management of rights and licenses 
  • Tools: Sherpa; DOAJ, CORE; Unpaywall etc. 
  • Introducing Open science &  FAIR data
Paola Galimberti - UNIMI
Lesson Location: 
Sala Crociera - Giurisprudenza Via Festa del Perdono (UNIMI)
Monday, 4 October, 2021
9.00-13.00
  • Introduction: aim of the course
  • About data
  • Writing a data management plan
  • Open science & FAIR data
  • Data storage
  • Good practices
Arnaud Ceol - IEO
Lesson Location: 
Sala Crociera - Giurisprudenza Via Festa del Perdono (UNIMI)
Tuesday, 5 October, 2021
9.00-13.00
  • Presentation of a DMP by Dorina Dobi (PhD student at UNIMI)
  • Documenting your data
  • Research ethics and data protection
  • Data management: who is involved?
  • Career chats session with testimonials from Open science & data management world
Arnaud Ceol - IEO
Lesson Location: 
Sala Crociera - Studi Umanistici via Festa del Perdono (UNIMI)

Teacher: Rosella Visintin - Dates: 10-12 January 2021

Format: Lectures and practical activities

Monday, 10 January, 2022
9.30-11.30

Critical reading of the literature

11.30-12.30

How to do a Journal club

14.00-16.00

Exercises

Lesson Location: 
Human Technopole - Conference Room
Tuesday, 11 January, 2022
9.30-11.30

Experimental design - From hypothesis to conclusions

11.45-12.45

Gender in scientific experiments

Susanna Chiocca - IEO
14.00-16.00

Case Study

Lesson Location: 
Human Technopole - Conference Room
Wednesday, 12 January, 2022
9.30-11.30

Research integrity module:
- Shared values in scientific research;
- Running and recording experiments (labnotebook);
- Generating and manipulating data (scientific misconduct - falsification; fabrication and plagiarism);
- Time management

14.00-15.30

Famous cases of alleged scientific misconduct

15.30-17.30

Q&A Open discussion

Lesson Location: 
Human Technopole - Conference Room

Organizer: Ylli Doksani & Marina Mapelli

Dates: 17-20 January 2022

The course aims at providing theoretical knowledge and practical principles on the main forefront strategies used for genome editing and biochemistry.

 

Monday, 17 January, 2022
9.30-10.30

CRISPR technology and its applications in drug discovery

Danilo Maddalo - Genentech
10.45-11.45

Fundamentals of gene targeting

Stefano Casola - IFOM
12.00-13.00

Gene therapy

Giuliana Ferrari - HSR Milan
14.30-15.30

Visualization of DNA structures in Electron Microscopy

Massimo Lopes - UZH
15.45-16.45

Working with mammalian genomic DNA

Ylli Doksani - IFOM
Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
9.30-10.30

DNA Cloning strategies

Chiara Bruckmann - IFOM
10.45-11.45

Expression of coding and non-coding genes in mammalian genome

Francesco Nicassio - IIT
12.00-13.00

Challenges in measuring RNA expression

Matteo Marzi - IIT
14.30-15.30

Protein expression

Marina Mapelli - IEO
15.45-16.45

Protein interactions in vitro

Luigi Scietti - IEO
Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
9.30-10.30

Measuring protein interactions in vivo

Sara Sigismund - IEO
10.45-11.45

Working with Antibodies

Simona Polo - IFOM
12.00-13.00

Capturing specific protein–DNA interactions in biological systems by ChIP

Ivan Dellino - IEO
14.30-15.30

Protein-DNA interactions involved in DNA repair and DNA replication

Vincenzo Costanzo - IFOM
15.45-16.45

Liquid-liquid phase separation

Philipp Erdmann - Human Technopole
Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Thursday, 20 January, 2022
9.30-10.30

Principles of enzymologyLoredano

Loredano Pollegioni - University of Insubria
10.45-11.45

Biochemistry of Ubiquitin

Sebastiano Pasqualato - Human Technopole
12.00-13.00

Protein-RNA interactions

Ana Casañal - Human Technopole
14.30-17.00

Case studies

Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room

Teacher: M. Fumagalli (IEO) - Dates: 21-28 January; 4-18 February; 4-18-25 March 2022

The course is organized in the context of the ENABLECARES European project (https://enablecares.eu/).

Schedule to be communicated

Organizers: Dario Parazzoli and Nils Gauthier - Dates: 24-26 January 2022

The course will cover all basic microscopy techniques and provide an overview of a broad range of innovative imaging approaches. Each lecture will include an overview of the topic and a presentation of the lecturer’s specific field of interest.

Schedule to be communicated

The course will be held at the Human Technopole.

The final schedule will be communicated.

 

Organizers: D.Pasini, A. Bachi, T. Bonaldi - Dates: 7-14 February 2022

Monday, 7 February, 2022
all day

TBD Genomics

Tuesday, 8 February, 2022
all day

TBD Genomics

Wednesday, 9 February, 2022
all day

TBD Genomics

Thursday, 10 February, 2022
9.30-11.00

Introduction to MS proteomics

Angela Bachi - IFOM
11.00-12.30

Quantitative Proteomics

Alessandro Cuomo - IEO
14.00-15.30

Targeted Proteomics

Vittoria Matafora - IFOM
15.30-17.00

PTMs analysis

Tiziana Bonaldi - IEO
Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Friday, 11 February, 2022
9.30-11.00

Proteomics in structural biology

Ana Casañal - Human Technopole
11.00-12.30

Proteomics in clinical research and Drug Discovery

Roberta Noberini - IEO
14.00-17.00

Open discussion preparation

Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Monday, 14 February, 2022
9.30-12.00

Data Analysis

TBD

Organizer: Martin Schaefer (IEO) - Dates: 15-18 February 2022

Schedule to be communicated

 

Organizer: Myriam Alcalay & Ugo Cavallaro IEO Milan

Dates: 21-23 February 2022

The course aims to provide a link between the molecular pathogenesis of cancer, experimental approaches for genetic analysis, and the clinical relevance and applications of cancer genetics in oncology

 

 

Monday, 21 February, 2022
9.30-10.45

Genomics and big data, from science to medicine and back

Giovanni Tonon - HSR - Milan
11.00-12.15

Genetic screens

Luisa Lanfrancone - IEO
Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
16.00-17.15

Modeling cancer genetics

Alberto Ciccia - Columbia University
Lesson Location: 
ONLINE LECTURE
Tuesday, 22 February, 2022
9.30-10.45

Alternative splicing in cancer

Juan Valcarcel - CRG - Barcelona
Lesson Location: 
ONLINE LECTURE
14.30-15.45

Aneuploidy and cancer

Stefano Santaguida - IEO
Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Wednesday, 23 February, 2022
11.00-12.15

Translational and therapeutic implications of tumor heterogeneity

Livio Trusolino - University of Turin
14.30-15.45

Cancer genetics in the clinic: implications and applications

Bernardo Bonanni - IEO
16.00-17.15

The impact of cancer genetics on precision oncology

Pier Francesco Ferrucci - IEO
Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room

Teacher: Myriam Alcalay, IEO

Dates: 24-25-28 February 2022

Thursday, 24 February, 2022
9.30-11.30

Principles of Effective Writing

11.30-12.30

Grammar in Scientific English

14.00-16.00

Exercises

Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Friday, 25 February, 2022
9.30-11.30

Writing an original manuscript

11.45-12.45

Plagiarism and Copyrights

Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Monday, 28 February, 2022
9.30-11.30

Discussion on Abstracts

Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room

Organizer: M. Mapelli (IEO) & A. Chaves-Sanjuan (UNIMI) - Dates: 8-9 March 2022

Format
2-days course

Venues: IFOM-IEO Campus, Via Adamello 16, Milan & Dept. of Biosciences, Via Celoria 26, Milan

The course is co-organized with the Molecular and Cellular Biology PhD program of the Department of Bioscience of Milan University. 
The course will focus on how to analize the structures and on structural biology projects. There will be a day dedicated to Cryo-EM with practicals at the microscope.

Tuesday, 8 March, 2022
9.30-9.45

Welcome and general information

Antonio Chaves-Sanjuan and Marina Mapelli
9.45-11.15

Crystal structure determination and interpretation

Marina Mapelli - IEO
11.30-13.00

Tutorial: Looking at structures with Pymol

Luigi Scietti - IEO
14.30-15.30

Cryo Electron Tomography: basic notions

Philipp Sebastian Erdmann - HT
15.45-17.00

Cryo Electron Tomography tutorial (Data processing)

Philipp Sebastian Erdmann - HT
Lesson Location: 
IFOM - Conference Room
Wednesday, 9 March, 2022
9.00-11.00

Theoretical notions of Cryo-EM single particle reconstruction

Antonio Chaves-Sanjuan - UniMi
11.15-12.30

Cryo-EM application to biomedical research

TBD
14.30-17.30

Cryo Electron Microscopy tutorial - three modules (Sample preparation, data acquisition and data processing)

TBD
Lesson Location: 
TBD Room @UNIMI

Program to be communicated

The course will be held at INGM

Schedule to be communicated

Teachers: U. Pozzoli, F. Iannelli, M. Cereda

Teorethical lessons and practicals

Schedule to be communicated

 

Organizers: F. Ferrari - Martin Schaefer

Dates: TBD 2022

Schedule to be communicated

Organizer: F. Ciccarelli

Schedule to be communicated

Schedule to be communicated