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MASTER IN Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBC)

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Gregis Veronica Functional characterization of transcription factors involved in meristem reproductive development of Arabidopsis thaliana

Correct inflorescence development and architecture is essential for the production of seeds - the main source of food and feed worldwide. We are study ...

Dear students,
I'm planing two different meetings for students who are interested in my research projects:


1- 7th of October 5 p ...

on agreement with tutor 1
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20/09/2021
Beltrame Monica Regulatory networks in vascular and lymphatic development

We are studying the functional roles of members of the SOX (Sry-related HMG-box) transcription factors in zebrafish, a model organism for vertebrate d ...

In case you are interested, please send an e-mail to get in contact.

Students, who would like to apply for a thesis internship, are request ...

to be discussed 1
[2]
15/10/2021
Conti Lucio How plants deal with drought stress: growth and escape

A focus of our research is to understand how Arabidopsis responds to variations in soil moisture in terms of flowering time regulation and lifetime bi ...

Check us out at the dedicated MsTeams bkm3ll5 

There you will find details on dates for presentations

Ot ...

negotiable 1
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20/09/2021
Ricagno Stefano Molecular bases of heart failure in AL amyloidosis

AL amyloidosis is the most common form of systemic amyloidosis; it is caused by deposition of misfolding-prone monoclonal immunoglobulin light chains  ...

At the link below you can watch a recorded presention of the two master projects available in Ricagno's lab

https://drive.google.com/file/d ...

starting sometime between December 2021-February 2022 1-2
[4]
14/10/2021
Fornara Fabio Rice Molecular Biology: Interactomic Studies through Proximity Labelling

Rice is a staple crop and its cultivation is of great economic interest in Italy, specifically in the Po Valley. Flowering is a crucial event in rice  ...

6/10/2021 h.17:00. La presentazione sarà registrata e messa a disposizione di chi non ha potuto partecipare.

Entra nella riunione in ...

Da concordare con il docente 1
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28/09/2021
Moroni Anna Monica Beltrame Zebrafish as an in vivo model to test synthetic ion channels, controlled by external stimuli

We are interested in the biophysical properties of potassium ion channels and we are exploiting synthetic biology approaches to engineer novel ion cha ...

Interested Candidates  are kindly requested to send me a email at anna.moroni@unimi.it . Please attach to the mail  a pdf file w ...

from November 2021 1
[2]
07/10/2021
Bonza Maria Cristina Alex Costa, Alessia Colombo New Red-shifted photoluminescent Organic Dyes for selective detection of Ca2+/reactive oxygen species (ROS) for deep Imaging of live tissue

The exploration of cell functions is a fundamental biological question which deserves continuous innovation. For microscopy-based approaches cultured  ...

Date: october 5th at 16.30

Teams: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3accbddeb8a8184545af54a270e79f8588%40thread.tacv2/conversation ...

december 2021 1
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01/10/2021
Vanoni Maria Antonietta Mechanism of action and (self) regulation of biomedically and biotechnologically relevant enzymes

The laboratory  focus on the study of the mechanism of action and (self) regulation of enzymes of  biomedical or biotechnological relevance. We aim to ...

I shall be available to illustrate the laboratory activities on April 9  at 11 am and on April 12 at 3 pm on MS Teams (Code MS Teams:  2f ...

from June 2022 1-2
[2]
17/09/2021
Saponaro Andrea Cosimo Anna Moroni Expression and purification of eukaryotic membrane proteins for structure determination with single particle cryogenic Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM)

Membrane proteins account for about the 25% of the total amount of eukaryotic proteins, and are often targets for drug design. Indeed, membrane protei ...

from September/October 2022 2
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17/09/2021
Saponaro Andrea Cosimo Anna Moroni Synthetic biology approaches to evolve a light activated microbial rhodopsin into a K+ selective channel for optogenetics

The present thesis aims at engineer, via directed evolution approaches, channel rhodopsin 2 (ChR2), a light-activated cation non-selective microbial c ...

from September/October 2022 1
[2]
17/09/2021
Ricagno Stefano Cancer survival by b2m amyloid aggregation

Multiple myeloma (MM) is an incurable B-cell malignancy characterized by accumulation of malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow.

Tumor-associated  ...

At the link below you can watch a recorded presention of the two master projects available in Ricagno's lab

https://drive.google.com/file/d ...

starting sometime between December 2021 and February 2022 1
[0]
14/10/2021
Mazzanti Michele Meccanismi dinamici nei processi neurodegenerativi e neoplastici del SNC / Dynamic mechanisms of neurodegenerative and neoplastic process in the CNS

Meccanismi cellulo-molecolari di processi fisiologici di attivazione di patologie degenerative e neoplastiche nel sistema nervoso centrale

Cellular a ...

La presentazione degli argomenti di tesi e la visita ai laboratori del Prof. Mazzanti  sarà il lunedi 11 e il mercoledì 13 ottob ...

luglio 2022 2
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21/09/2021
Pellicioli Achille Studying the functions and regulation of factors involved in DNA double strand break repair from yeast to human cells

The DNA damage response (DDR) is very conserved from yeast to human cells. Mutations in most of the DDR genes lead to genome instability, cancer and s ...

General information regarding the research topic are showed in the registration of the previous Open Lab meeting (see the link below). Of course, t ...

1 year, starting from March/April 2022 (but it is flexible) 2
[7]
05/10/2021
Roversi Pietro mario.milani@ibf.cnr.it The eukaryotic checkpoint structure and function: in silico structural biology and medicinal chemistry of UGGT

The enzyme UDP-glucose Glycoprotein Glucosyltransferase (UGGT) is the only checkpoint of  the eukaryotic Endoplasmic Reticulum glycoprotein folding Qu ...

Friday 15 October 2021 17:30

Pietro Roversi is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Open Lab The eukaryotic checkpoi ...

From July 2022 onwards 1
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24/09/2021
Ricagno Stefano Dr Giovanna Musco Ospedale S. Raffaele Molecular characterization of the interactions of NSD2 PHD fingers with nuclesome core particles

Background

Overexpression of the histone methyltransferase NSD2 in multiple myeloma (MM) patients is a driving factor in the pathogenesis of this mye ...

Contact:

Giovanna Musco,  Biomolecular NMR c/o Ospedale S. Raffaele

Via Olgettina 58 20132 Milano, Tel:  ...

Starting February 2022 1
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19/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Pasini Diego. diego.pasini@unimi.it, diego.pasini@ieo.it Epigenetic Mechanisms of Transcriptional Control

Dissection of the mechanisms that regulate transcriptional silencing of facultative heterochromatin using biochemical and genetic approaches. Generati ...

Contact via e-mail directly for details and informations

from October 2021 upwards, training duration 12 months 1
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02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Prof. Giuseppe Testa, Dr. Reinald Shyti General Area of interest- Molecular Biology/ Neurobiology/ Neurosciences

The advent of induced pluripotent stem cells and more recently of brain organoids have revolutionalized the study of the brain and its related disease ...

contact directly giuseppe.testa@ieo.it, giuseppe.testa@unimi.it, reinald.shyti@ieo.it

12 months. Start date will be discussed together 1
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02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Professor Giuseppe Testa Thymic epithelial cells, EMT, neoplasia RNA-Seq analysis, CUTANDTAG analysis

The group of Professor Testa is looking for a highly motivated and dedicated master student interested in human thymic stem cell biology and genetics. ...

contact giuseppe.testa@ieo.it

12 months. Start date will be discussed together 1
[2]
02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Luca Mazzarella Chromosome segregation

Projects are available in the following areas:
1) mechanisms of autoimmune toxicity from immune checkpoint inhibitors. We study the molecular determina ...

contact luca.mazzarella@ieo.it

12 months. Start date will be discussed together 2
[7]
02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco PIER PAOLO DI FIORE IVAN COLALUCA Molecular mechanism of cancer

Numb is a tumor suppressor in different human tumors. In breast cancer (BC), Numb protein expression is lost in ~30% of cases and is associated with p ...

contact directly Ivan Colalauca

October 2021/September 2022 1
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02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Rosella Visintin rosella.visintin@ieo.it

DNA damage poses a constant threat to genomic integrity. The DNA damage checkpoint is a surveillance mechanism evolved to preserve genome integrity; i ...

contact Rosella Visintin

One year starting January 2022 1
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02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Stefano Santaguida Genome integrity

Our lab is interested in understanding the process of chromosome segregation and in studying how errors in this process are affecting cell physiology. ...

contact Stefano Santaguida

From January 2022 1
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02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Marina Mapelli marina.mapelli@ieo.it Studi biochimici e strutturali dei segnali Wnt in condizioni fisiologiche e tumorali

Nel gruppo di Marina Mapelli presso l'Istituto Europeo di Oncologia IEO di Milano è disponibile una posizione per una tesi di laurea magistrale an ...

contact Marina Mapelli

from January 2022 1
[1]
02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Sara Gandini Radiomics and radiogenomics applications to clinical studies

Radiomics focuses on extracting and mining high-dimensional sets of quantitative features from medical images, which are expected to provide a detaile ...

contact Sara Gandini

1 year, starting as soon as possible 1
[1]
02/09/2021
Muzi Falconi Marco Susanna Chiocca Susanna.chiocca@ieo.it Viruses and Cancer

Epigenetics of virus-related Head and Nek Cancers (HNC): Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) 16 has emerged as a major risk factor in a subset of HNC. Indeed, ...

Contact Susanna Chiocca

One year starting March 2022 1
[5]
02/09/2021
Valenza Marta marta.roccio@usz.ch inner ear organoids (external thesis in Zurich)

DescriptionThe long-term goal our research is to establish novel therapeutic strategies for sensorineural hearing loss. Disabling hearing loss affects ...

For further information contact directly Marta Roccio marta.roccio@usz.ch

 ...
from January 2022 (or earlier) 1
[3]
17/09/2021
Roversi Pietro Shedding light on Tdark glycoprotein mutants in rare disease

The project aims at the compilation of the first list of rare disease associated T-Dark glycoprotein mutants (potential targets for ERQC and/or ERAD i ...

Friday October 15th 2021 - 18:00-18:30

Pietro Roversi is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Pietro Roversi's Perso ...

From July 2022 onwards 1
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29/09/2021
Mantovani Roberto NF-YA splicing in differentiation and cancer January 2022 1
[2]
27/09/2021
Dolfini Diletta Roberto Mantovani Bioinformatic Identification of key transcription factors in tumors.

The synergy between Transcription Factors regulates gene expression. TFs are pivotal in the control of cell growth: alteration of their structure or e ...

Team "Dolfini Open Labs"

Friday 15th 14:00

January-July 2022 1
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15/10/2021
Bonza Maria Cristina Alex Costa Shaping the Ca2+-signature in plants: investigation of the regulatory mechanism of Ca2+ pumps

Plants cannot escape the environment they live in and thus they need sophisticated mechanisms to survive. Ca2+ is a second messenger coupling the perc ...

Date: october 5th at 16.30

Teams: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3accbddeb8a8184545af54a270e79f8588%40thread.tacv2/conversation ...

december 2021 1
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01/10/2021
Ricciardi Sara Generation of new stem cell models by prime editing

The project implies learning of new technologies for the generation of engineered stem cells or iPS, their differentiation and analysis by molecular t ...

Presentazione Tesi
Time: Oct 11, 2021 12:00 PM Rome

Requirements: the student will have to spend one year of work in the laboratory wi ...

Gennaio 2022-Marzo 2023 1
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29/09/2021
Gnesutta Nerina Bruna Mantovani Roberto Transcription Factors interactions in the regulation of cancer gene promoters

Regulation of gene expression is governed by transcription factors (TFs) which bind to discrete genomic locations. Many protooncogenes and tumor suppr ...

Team: Gnesutta Open Labs - meeting on monday Oct.11 at 16.40.

Team: Gnesutta Open Labs - meeting on monday Oct.11 at 16.40.

Once you apply to our Lab, please send us by email your track record (passed exams) and Bachelor Degree final grade.

starting jan 2022 - to be arranged 0
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15/11/2021
Lazzaro Federico Prof. Marco Muzi Falconi dott.ssa Sarah Sertic Identification and characterization of new factors involved in maintaining genome stability

The maintenance of genome integrity is essential for the survival of the cell and the faithful transmission of genetic material. Due to the numerous l ...

General information regarding the research topic is shown in the registration of the previous Open Lab meeting (see the link below). Of course, the ...

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08/11/2021
Testa Giuseppe The physiopathology of thymic epithelial cells and thymomas at single cell omic resolution

The group of Professor Testa is looking for a highly motivated and dedicated master student interested in human thymic stem cell biology and genetics. ...

12 Ottobre ore 16

1 anno partendo da Marzo 2021 1
[2]
08/10/2021