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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 in Arabidopsis thaliana and Brassica napus

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 planning two different meetings for students who are interested in my research projects:

Friday 21 October 12:30 pm ...

on agreement with tutor 1
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20/10/2022
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 Friday October 21st 2022 at 5 pm on MS Teams (Code :
2fay3zr ; the url is bel ...

projects starting spring/summer 2023 1-2
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19/10/2022
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 ...

Teams "Open Labs Dolfini"

April 21 16:00 Italiano

April 28 16:00 Inglese

September2022 1
[2]
06/10/2022
Bodega Beatrice Identification LINE1-exhaustion signature in Tumor-Infiltrating T Lymphocytes at single cell resolution

In our lab we are interested in understanding the function of repetitive elements in the epigenetic regulation of the transcriptional response of the  ...

11 Ottobre ore 14.00, segue link zoom

 ...

January 2023-April 2023, to be decided with the student 1
[3]
07/10/2022
Fornara Fabio Camilla Betti Rice flowering and branching

In rice, flowering starts when proteins called florigens are produced in the leaf and translocated to the shoot apical meristem, which is the zone of  ...

Da concordare con il docente 1
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06/10/2022
Fornara Fabio Camilla Betti Rice architecture

The stature of a plant is a very important target for genetic improvement and productivity. During this internship, the student will understand how gr ...

Da concordare con il docente 1
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06/10/2022
Masiero Simona Paolo Pesaresi Plant-oomycete interactions

Oomycetes produce asexual sporangia that can be transported for long distances by the wind, as shown by the rapid spread of P. infestans in Europe in  ...

appointments will be organised with those studnets that are interested

to be agreed 1
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06/10/2022
Betti Camilla Fabio Fornara Rice Molecular Biology: Protein Interactomic Studies of Florigens

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  ...

La data di presentazione dei progetti di Tesi sarà il 17 Ottobre. Vi potete collegare al seguente link. 

https://us05web.zoom.u ...

da concordare con il docente 1
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18/10/2022
Aliverti Alessandro Interaction between AIF and in mitochondrial function

The function of mitochondria is central in energy metabolism and most aspect of aerobic cell biology. The apoptosis inducing factor (AIF) is a highly  ...

To be defined

Sept 2022 - Dic 2023 2
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06/10/2022
Perrella Giorgio Epigenetics and plant growth

How plants deal with environmental stresses at the molecular level.

 The focus of our research is to understand how Arabidopsis plants deal with envi ...

14/10/2022; 21/10/2022 meeting on Teams:

Meeting 14/10/2022 at 16:00:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3arNIPXmbDrRLPXq ...

July 2023 1
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18/10/2022
Colombo Lucia Mara Cucinotta Innovative plant reproductive strategy in a chancing environmental condition.

Plant sexual reproduction can lead to seed loss due to poor pollination becoming  more relevant in a changing environmental condition. Apomixis, is as ...

- write  email to lucia.colombo@unimi.it  to take an appointment

febbraio-marzo2023 1
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06/10/2022
Colombo Lucia Genome editing to improve seed yield.

Seed yield  for plant is  very important trait for improvement and productivity. By the use of genome editing approches and omics data analysis the st ...

- write  email to lucia.colombo@unimi.it  to take an appointment

febbraio-marzo2023 1
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06/10/2022
Ezquer Garin Juan Ignacio Cecilia Zumajo The role of hormones in sexual plant reproduction (Arabidopsis)

Dear students,

We are looking for a highly motivated student that would like to do the thesis in a project about expression analysis of cytokinins an ...

Available on request at juan.ezquer@unimi.it

Disponibile su richiesta a juan.ezquer@unimi.it

 ...
To negotiate-Flexible 2
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06/10/2022
Conti Lucio Damiano Martignago How plants deal with drought stress: growth and escape

On our planet, plants are threatened by climate change and limited water resources. The ultimate goal of the researchers in Conti’s lab is to understa ...

You can join our Ms Teams via this code bkm3ll5 

We can meet on the 11th, 14th, 17th at 4 pm Via Teams. Please let us ...

negotiable 1-2
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06/10/2022
Ezquer Garin Juan Ignacio CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing in rice: tackling the impact of climate change in cereals

Global warming has a direct impact on agriculture: in general, low water availability and supra-optimal temperatures negatively affect the plant repro ...

Available on request at juan.ezquer@unimi.it

Disponibile su richiesta a juan.ezquer@unimi.it

To negotiate-Flexible 2
[2]
06/10/2022
Gianfranceschi Luca Enrico Angelo Genomics and genome-wide association studies morphological and behavioral traits related fitness components

Despite years of intense research effort, the barn swallow (H. rustica) still poses a number of fascinating scientific questions, including the number ...

11 ottobre 2022 @ 2:30 p.m. -

11 ottobre 2022 @ 2:30 p.m. - Teams link

17 ottobre 2022 @ 5:00 p.m. - Teams link

Link to Microsoft Teams channel

Intrested students are requested to send an email to luca.gianfranceschi@unimi.it to confirm their presence to the OpenLab.

Inizio prima possibile 1
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06/10/2022
Masiero Simona silique maturation

My group is studying the molecular network controlling silique maturation

In particular we are trying to identify which genes re regulated by NAC58,  ...

Those students interested are invited to conatct me to organize a Zoom meeting

to be agreed 1
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06/10/2022
Pesaresi Paolo Plant Genetics

In this project the Master thesis student will study the molecular mechanisms at the basis of chloroplast biogenesis in the model organism Arabidopsis ...

If interested in this topic please send an email to paolo.pesaresi@unimi.it

 ...
To be defined with the student 2
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06/10/2022
Mantovani Roberto Diletta Dolfini Stem cell, Alternative Splicing

The Project is focused on the role of alternative splicing in early development, notably in the formation of the mesoderm.  Alternative splicing produ ...

Canale Teams "Roberto Mantovani Open Labs"

Aprile 21 17:30 in Italiano

April 28 17:30 in English

 ...
Ottobre 2022 1
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06/10/2022
Mantovani Roberto Diletta Dolfini Cancer, Alternative splicing

The Project is focused on the role of alternative splicing in cancer development, notably breast and gastric.  Alternative splicing produces the two m ...

Canale Teams "Roberto Mantovani Open Labs".

April 21 17:30 in Italiano

April 28 17:30 in English

 ...
Ottobre 2022 1
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06/10/2022
Tadini Luca Pesaresi Paolo Plant Genetics

Within this thesis project, the Master student will be studying chloroplast biogenesis, homeostasis and degradation mechanisms, in the model species H ...

If interested, please e-mail me at luca.tadini@unimi.it

To be defined 1
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06/10/2022
Miranda Mendes Marta Adelina Epigenetic control of plant female germline differentiation, a role for methylation

With this project our main objective is to determine the role of small RNA-mediated silencing coupled with methylation RdDM pathway in female germline ...

in agreement with the student 1
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06/10/2022
Cappelletti Graziella Neurobiology and Neuroanatomy

Protein aggregation in Parkinson’s disease: a study in central and peripheral nervous system for unravelling disease mechanisms and biomarkers. The pr ...

Si chiede di allegare un file PDF con l'elenco degli esami sostenuti nel corso di laurea magistrale e con esami e voto di laurea triennale.

October 2022/January 2023 2
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06/10/2022
Cappelletti Graziella Neurobiology

Molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration: the interplay between alpha-synuclein and microtubules. Our goal is to examine whether and how tubulin and  ...

Si chiede di allegare u fle PDF con l'elenco degli esami sostenuti nel corso di laurea magistrale e con esami e voto di laurea triennale.

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start July 2022/October 2022 1
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06/10/2022
Nardini Marco federica.chiappori@itb.cnr.it Effect of disease-linked mutations on long-chain fatty acid Acyl-CoA dehydrogenases structures

EXTERNAL THESIS (Dr. Federica Chiappori, Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche - CNR a Segrate)

contact: federica.chiappori@itb.cnr.it

Mitochondria have ...

EXTERNAL THESIS (Dr. Federica Chiappori, Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche - CNR a Segrate)

contact: federica.chiappori@itb.cnr.it

 ...
To be defined during the interview 1
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06/10/2022
Ezquer Garin Juan Ignacio Agronomic aspects controlling tomato fruit quality

The main goals of this thesis are focused towards the identification of genetic mechanisms that regulate tomato fruit quality traits under abiotic (wa ...

please contact juan.ezquer@unimi.it for specific meeting

To negotiate-Flexible 2
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06/10/2022
Nardini Marco federica.chiappori@itb.cnr.it ACTG2 modelling to understand molecular causes of visceral myopathies

EXTERNAL THESIS (Dr. Federica Chiappori, Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche - CNR a Segrate)

contact: federica.chiappori@itb.cnr.it

Visceral myopathi ...

EXTERNAL THESIS (Dr. Federica Chiappori, Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche - CNR a Segrate)

contact: federica.chiappori@itb.cnr.it

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To be defined during the interview 1
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06/10/2022
Nardini Marco federica.cossu@cnr.it Targeting BIR-mediated onco-PPIs: rational design of NF-κB modulators

EXTERNAL THESIS (Dr Federica Cossu, CNR-Dept. of Biosciences)

Contact: federica.cossu@cnr.it

Altered expression of IAPs (Inhibitors of Apoptosis Pro ...

EXTERNAL THESIS (Dr Federica Cossu, CNR-Dept. of Biosciences)

Contact: federica.cossu@cnr.it

To be defined during the interview 1
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06/10/2022
Bodega Beatrice Chiara Lanzuolo Genome architecture and lamina dysfunction in Emery Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

Emery Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy (EDMD) is a rare genetic disease belonging to the class of laminopathies. It is caused by mutations in genes encodin ...

contattare direttamente la Prof. Chiara Lanzuolo,

lanzuolo@ingm.org

ottobre - febbraio, da concordare con lo studente 1
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06/10/2022
Bodega Beatrice Marco Cosentino Lagomarsino Characterizing the viscoelastic properties of the mammalian cell nucleus through single molecule imaging.

We are seeking a motivated student for a Master’s thesis project combining experimental and quantitative biology in the field of nuclear organization  ...

contattare direttamente il docente

Marco Cosentino Lagomarsino

Marco.CosentinoLagomarsino@unimi.it

 ...
ottobre - febbraiio 2022 1
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06/10/2022
Vanoni Maria Antonietta Gabriella Tedeschi, Armando Negri, Simona Nonnis, Elisa Maffioli TESI ESTERNA - Biochimica & Proteomica - Biochemistry & Proteomics UNIMI @ LODI Campus

The projects will be carried out in the laboratories of Prof. Tedeschi , Negri, Maffioli and Nonnis at the Laboratorio di Biochimica e Proteomica, Via ...

The professors will contact the students, who will select the projects through this interface,  for an interview

Starting from Spring/Summer 2023 1
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06/10/2022
Messina Graziella Prof. Yvan Torrente Role of immune system in muscle homeostasis.

The role of central and peripheral immune system in skeletal muscle homeostasis has been controversial, but it was shown to actively participate to mu ...

Contattare il Prof Torrente

yvan.torrente@unimi.it

ottobre/novembre 2022-ottobre/novembre 2023 3
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06/10/2022
Messina Graziella drssa Alessandra Bragonzi Caratterizzazione della patologia polmonare in nuovi modelli animali per la Fibrosi Cistica

Nei pazienti con Fibrosi Cistica (FC), il gene difettivo CFTR provoca una malattia polmonare principalmente caratterizzata da: disidratazione delle vi ...

Contattare la Drssa Bragonzi

bragonzi.alessandra@hsr.it

settembre 2022/ febbraio 2023 da concordare con il docente 1
[2]
06/10/2022
Barbuti Andrea Francesco Rosaria Santoro Validation of cardiac organoid model

The objective of this project is the characterization (e.g. omics, 3D imaging, immunofluorescence) of cardiac organoids, obtained by culturing induced ...

March 2023 1
[2]
06/10/2022
Vanoni Maria Antonietta Dr. William Remelli (w.remelli@saccosrl.it) External Thesis @Sacco srl Via A. Manzoni 29/A, 22071 Cadorago (CO), Italy

“Sacco System is an international biotech hub specialised in bacteria production for food, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical applications. The main Sa ...

Please contact Dr. William Remelli  (w.remelli@saccosrl.it

 ...
from Spring/Summer 2023 1
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06/10/2022
Vanoni Maria Antonietta Dr. Emanuela Pedrazzini Istituto di Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria - CNR External Thesis: Role of Arabidopsis BiP3, a puzzling BiP isoform

The unfolded protein response (UPR) regulates transcription and translation to modulate the activity of the secretory pathway. Because thousands of pr ...

Please contact 

Dr. Emanuela Pedrazzini, Istituto di Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria - CNR, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche; Via C ...

Starting Spring/Summer 2023 1
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06/10/2022
Vanoni Maria Antonietta Dr. Emanuela Pedrazzini Istituto di Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria - CNR External Thesis : Chaperone interactome to sustain seed storage protein synthesis in the endoplasmic reticulum

Chaperone interactome to sustain seed storage protein synthesis in the endoplasmic reticulum

The massive synthesis of seed storage proteins (SSP) dur ...

Bibliografia

- E. Pedrazzini and A. Vitale: "The binding protein (BiP) and the synthesis of secretory proteins". Plant Phy ...

Starting Spring/Summer 2023 1
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06/10/2022
Caretti Giuseppina Epigentic regulation of skeletal muscle aging

In this project, we will study the role of the Bromodomain protein BRD4 in the modulation of processes altered during aging in skeletal muscle. We wil ...

Starting from November 2022 and to be decided with the student 1
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06/10/2022
Betti Camilla Fabio Fornara Rice flowering and branching

In rice, flowering starts when proteins called florigens are produced in the leaf and translocated to the shoot apical meristem, which is the zone of  ...

La data per la presemtazione della Tesi sarà il 17 ottobre alle 17 contestualmente alle altre Tesi da me proposte. Vi potete collegare a que ...

da concordare con il docente 1
[0]
18/10/2022
Betti Camilla Fabio Fornara Rice architecture

The stature of a plant is a very important target for genetic improvement and productivity. During this internship, the student will understand how gr ...

da concordare con il docente 1
[0]
18/10/2022
Mazzanti Michele Meccanismi dinamici nei processi neurodegenerativi del SNC / Dynamic mechanisms of neurodegenerative process in the CNS

Ricerca basata sulla messa a punto di un diagnosi precoce dei processi neurodegenerativi.

Si prega gli studenti interessati di mandare una mail a michele.mazzanti@unimi.it

Gli incontri avverranno sulla piattaforma zoom / Meetings ...

inizio gennaio-aprile 2023 2
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06/10/2022
Bodega Beatrice Unravelling the function of LINE1-RNA as possible gatekeeper of genome integrity in Colorectal Cancer

Description:

Transposable Elements (TEs) are repetitive mobile DNA sequences that covering 45% of the human genome. TEs, among which LINE1 elements ( ...

11 Ottobre ore 14.00, segue link zoom

 ...

January 2023-April 2023, to be decided with the student 1
[2]
07/10/2022
Morandini Piero Angelo Analysis of novel players in the iron trafficking from soil to seeds

Several novel candidate genes involved in iron transport and metabolism have been identified in our lab.

We use the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana  ...

Presentation of the project is done on Zoom on wednesday 12/10 at 18.00

Presentation of the project is done on Zoom on wednesday 12/10 at 18.00
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9394971721?pwd=WG9yeWdieDNCTW0rYTJ6N2RSUk9lUT09
ID riunione: 939 497 1721
Passcode: 026014

If you are interested, please upload a pdf file with some details of your academic career (exams passed, marks, Bachelor degree  marks)

Starting from november 2
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07/10/2022
Miranda Mendes Marta Adelina Apomixis, auxin and Rice

The plant hormone auxin, regulates a variety of physiological and morphological
processes including gynoecium and fruit development. Auxin signal trans ...

in agreement with the student 1
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06/10/2022
Bodega Beatrice Antonio Lanzavecchia/Manuel Albanese New therapeutic approaches to target viral infections

Description:

Viral infection is followed by an immune response which often leads to the eradication of the pathogen. However, few viruses can evade t ...

Please contact directly the supervisor: albanese@ingm.org

December 2022 - March 2023 1/2
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20/11/2022
Bodega Beatrice Prof.Antonio Lanzavecchia/Donatella Galgano Isolation of tumor reactive T cell Receptors (TCRs) for cancer immunotherapy

Description: 

The administration of tumor-recognizing CD8+ T cells via adoptive T cell therapy (ACT) represents a valid strategy to fight cancer. How ...

Please contact directly the supervisor: galgano@ingm.org

December 2022 - March 2023 1
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22/11/2022
angela.bachi@ifom.eu Angela Bachi- IFOM BACE2 remodels cancer ECM

The Extracellular matrix (ECM) is a complex network of macromolecules with essential role in tissues providing structural support and biochemica ...

Please write an e-mail to angela.bachi@ifom.eu 

She would like to meet you in presence, 25/11, 1/12 and 2/12 in the morning

 ...
as soon as possible 1
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22/11/2022