The University of Siena PhD Course in
Genetics, Oncology and Clinical Medicine


Seminars and Lessons


SEMINARS SCHEDULE ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019


December 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm
"
Base Editing: the next generation 
gene editing technology…using 
pencils rather than scissors!
"
Room A Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Giuseppe Ciaramella
Chief Scientific Officer of Beam Therapeutics,
City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States



 January 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm 
"The Dual Metabolism-controlled Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Stem Cell Niche"  
Room 6 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena

Speaker: 
Prof. Persio Dello Sbarba
Department of Biomedical, Experimental and Clinical Sciences "Mario Serio", 
University of Florence, Florence, Italy

 

 January 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm 
 "Atypical phenotype in Genetics"  
Room 1 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena

Speaker: 
Prof. Kinga Hadzsiev
Department of Medical Genetics, 
University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary 



 January 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm 
 "The Ethical Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of preconceptional and preimplantation genetic tests"  
Room 9 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena

Speaker: 
Avv. Gianni Baldini
Studio Legale Baldini, Florence



January 30, 2019 at 10:00 am 
 "The changing role of genetic
counselors in the genomics"
Room 11 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Marion McAllister 
Centre for Medical Education
School of Medicine
Cardiff University
University Hospital of Wales

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February 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm 
 "Reverse phenotyping in complex disorders"
Room 10 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Tayfun Ozcelik
Professor of Human Genetics 
Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Bilkent University-Ankara, Turkey



February 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm 
 "Do microglia really eat synapses?"
Room 9 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Dr. Cornelius Gross
Group Leader and Senior Scientist-ERC Investigator and Deputy Head 
Epigenetics & Neurobiology Unit
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL-Rome, Italy



March 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm 
Title "Molecular pathogenesis of disease progression in Ph-negative chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms"  
Room 6 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Paola Guglielmelli
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine,
University of Florence, Florence, Italy

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April 19, 2019 at 12:30 pm 
Title "Pathogenesis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis."  
Room 6 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Rolando Cimaz
Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Florence, 
Director of Pediatric Rheumatology of Pediatric Hospital Meyer, Florence



May 07, 2019 at 2:00 pm 
Title "European HBOC management for asymptomatic patient carrier of a BRCA mutation"  
Room 4 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Christophe Cordier
Chair of the Genetic Counsellors and Nurses Professional Branch, 
European Board of Medical Genetics, Switzerland

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May 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm 
Title "From encoded combinatorial libraries to targeted therapeutics"  
Room A Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Dario Neri
Department Chemistry and Applied Biosciences
                                                                    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
Zurich, Switzerland

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May 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm 
Title "Molecular Dynamics simulations as a tool to investigate the structure-function relation in molecular biology"  
Room 13 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Dr. Simone Furini
Department of Medical Biotechnologies,
University of Siena, Siena, Italy

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June 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm 
Title "The evolution of knowledge on angiodysplasias: background, clinical classification and genetics"  
Room 11 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena

Speaker: 
Dr. Massimo Vaghi
U.O. di Chirurgia Vascolare, Dip. Cardio-Cerebro-Vascolare
Ospedale Maggiore di Crema, Crema (CR), Italy

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June 25, 2019 at 1:30 pm 
Title "Inflammation, autoimmunity and arrhthmic risk"  
Room 14 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena

Speaker: 
Prof. Pier Leopoldo Capecchi
Department of Medical, Surgical and Neuroscience Sciences,
University of Siena, Siena, Italy

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