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


Seminars and Lessons


SEMINARS SCHEDULE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015

September 11 2015
"Genomics of colorectal cancer: what are the clinical implications?”
 at 12:00 room 13
Speaker: Dr. Federica Di Nicolantonio
Experimental Clinical Molecular Oncology,
Candiolo Cancer Institute-FPO, IRCCS, Candiolo (Turin)
Department of Oncology, University of Turin, Candiolo (Turin)



July 10 2015
"Cone dysfunction and degeneration in retinitis pigmentosa. Pathophysiology and therapeutic strategies"
 at 15:00 room 14
Speaker: Prof. Benedetto Falsini
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di  Roma



June 26 2015
"Mechanisms of Stem Cell Dysfunction in Muscular Dystrophy"
 at 12:00 room 4
Speaker: Dr. Biressi Stefano
Dulbecco Telethon Institute - Center for Integrative Biology (CIBIO)
University of Trento
 
 



June 18 2015
"Stem cells and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Recent results from clinical trials"
at 9:30 room 14
Speaker: Prof. Letizia Mazzini
Responsabile del Centro SLA dell'Ospedale Maggiore della Carità di Novara



June 17 2015
"BRAF 3'UTR isoforms in melanoma"
at 11:00 room 13
Speaker: Dr. Poliseno Laura
ITT Core Research Laboratory, Pisa
 




June 8 2015
"Il mestiere del Biologo ieri, oggi e domani - II parte"
at 13:00 room 6
peaker: Prof. Lucio Luzzatto
Direttore Scientifico dell'Istituto Toscano Tumori



May 19 2015
"La Polizia Scientifica sulla scena del crimine: ricerca, repertazione e analisi delle tracce biologiche.
Alcuni case study"
at 11:00 room 6
Speaker: Dr. Paolo Terracciano
Polizia di Stato
Gabinetto Regionale di Polizia Scientifica per la Toscana
 
 



May 18 2015
"Il mestiere del Biologo ieri, oggi e domani - I parte"
at 13:00 room 6
Speaker: Prof. Lucio Luzzatto
Direttore Scientifico dell'Istituto Toscano Tumori



May 13 2015
"Dai segni alla diagnosi: la semeiotica morfologica. Descrivere bene per capire meglio"
at 12:00 room 7
Speaker: Dr. Matteo Della Monica
Medical Genetics Unit - Meyer's Children Hospital
 
 



May 12 2015
"Regulation and localization of the L-type channel Cav1.2 in neurons"
at 11:00 room 14
Speaker: Prof. Johannes W. Hell
Department of Pharmacology
University of California, Davis, CA (USA)
 



May 8 2015
"Glutathione levels modulation as a strategy in host-parasite interactions"
at 13:00 room 14
Speaker: Prof. Pompella Alfonso
University of Pisa
 
 



April 15 2015
"Induced Pluripotent Stem cells and Rett syndrome"
at 12:00 room 14
Speaker: Dr. Meloni Ilaria
University of Siena
 
 



March 27 2015
"Hematopoietic stem cells therapy in onco-hematology"
at 12:00 room 14
Speaker: Prof. Bocchia Monica
University of Siena
 



March 6, 2015
"Purinergic control of adaptive immune responses"
h 15.00 room 6
Speaker: Dr. Elisabetta Traggiai
Lab Head B cell and Antibody Discovery Lab
Novartis Institute of Research in Biomedicine, Basel - Switzerland
 
 



March 2 2015
"Amniotic fluid and organ regeneration"
at 12:00 room 14
Speaker: Dr. Perin Laura
Saban Research Institute - Children's Hospital Los Angeles
University of Southern California
 
 



February 16 2015
"Clinical study of congenital vascular malformations"
at 14:00 room 6
Speaker: Prof. Matteo Bertelli
MAGI, Non-Profit Human Medical Genetics Institute, Rovereto (TN), Italy
 
 



February 12 2015
"News on molecular approaches to early diagnosis and targeted therapies in hereditary cancers"
at 12:00 room 14
Speaker: Dr. Calistri Daniele
Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) Srl - IRCCS
 
 



February 4 2015
"Artificial Reproductive Technology (ART)"
at 12:00 room 6
Speaker: Prof. Luca Mencaglia
Centro Florence, Firenze e Arezzo
 
 



December 11 2014
"Mutational signatures in cancer genomes: the role of the AID/APOBECs"
at 12:00 room 14
Speaker: Dr. Conticello Silvestro
Istituto Toscano Tumori, Firenze
 
 



December 3 2014
"Dietary factors, genetic and epigenetic biomarkers involved in the development of colorectal cancer" 
at 13:00 room 4
Speaker: Prof. Migliore Lucia
Genetica Medica - Dipartimento di  Ricerca Traslazionale e Nuove Tecnologie in Medicina e Chirurgia 
Scuola Medica, University of Pisa
 
 



October 3 2014
"The role of Notch1 in Breast Cancer"
at 14:00 room 6
Speaker: Dr. Papa Filomena
University of Mississippi Medical Center 
Cancer Institute - Jackson, MS (USA)