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


Seminars and Lessons


SEMINARS SCHEDULE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018


October 23th 2018 at 1:00 pm 
"Induced pluripotent stem cell approach to cardiac involvement in myotonic dystrophy"
room 5 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Mohamed Boutjdir
Director of the Cardiovascular Research Programme at VA New York Harbor Healthcare System New York
Professor at the Departments of Medicine, Cell Biology and Pharmacology at State University of New York
Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine



 
October 25th 2018 at 1:00 pm 
"The art of successfull grant writing" 
room 11 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Mohamed Boutjdir
Director of the Cardiovascular Research Programme at VA New York Harbor Healthcare System New York 
Professor at the Departments of Medicine, Cell Biology and Pharmacology at State University of New York 
Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine




 October 27th 2018 at 11:00 am 
"Pathogenesis of autoimmune cardiac channelopathies"
room 9 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Mohamed Boutjdir
Director of the Cardiovascular Research Programme at VA New York Harbor Healthcare System New York 
Professor at the Departments of Medicine, Cell Biology and Pharmacology at State University of New York 
Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine



 
 November 30th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Stem cell population and their application
room "to define" Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Mario Petrini
Director of Haematology Departement at Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria of Pisa
President of the Interdepartmental School of Medicine,
Coordinator of School of Specialization in Haematology, 
Professor of Blood Diseases at "Dam" - Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
University of Pisa




January 11th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Lupus eritematoso in pediatric age
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

POSTER
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January 22nd 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Hedgehog signaling in cancer
room 6 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Dr. Barbara Stecca
Tumor Cell Biology Unit, 
Core Research Laboratory - Istituto Toscano Tumori
Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi

POSTER
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February 7th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Chance and Darwinian selection in the population genetics of somatic cells and in oncogenesis
room 2 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Lucio Luzzatto
Professor of Haematology
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
Dar-es-Salaam, TANZANIA

POSTER
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February 12th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: at the crossroads of somatic mutations, clonal expansion and immunity
room 6 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Rosario Notaro
PNH and Related Disorders Outpatient Service
Cancer Genetics and Gene Transfer
Core Research Laboratory - Istituto Toscano Tumori
Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi

POSTER
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February 21th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"new technologies in hematology: digital PCR and NGS" 
room 10 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Dr. Sara Galimberti
Researcher at the Clinical and Experimental Medicine Department,
Hematology Section of the University of Pisa
Scientific Responsible for the Molecular Section of the Hematology Division

POSTER
Slide of the seminar



March 15th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Myeloid gene mutations: how they might inform personalized approach in myeloproliferative neoplasms"
Library at 8th floor, 2nd lot (green) - Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Alessandro Maria Vannucchi
Professor of Hematology,
Head, Center of Research and Innovation of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
AOU Careggi, University of Florence
Italy



 
April 11th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Multidisciplinary approach to the most frequent hereditary cancer syndromes" 
room x Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Serenella Civitelli
Researcher of General Surgery at the School of Medicine of the University of Siena
Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Senese

Slide of the seminar


 
May 11th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Mechanisms of resistance to endocrine therapy: the pathway of Cyclina D1
room x Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Angelo Di Leo
Head of the Sandro Pitigliani Medical Oncology Unit at the Hospital of Prato,
Istituto Toscano Tumori - Italy,
Member of the Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Cooperative Group steering committee, the Breast International Group
Executive Board and chair of the Biological Protocol Working Group (BPWG) - IBCSG

May 17th 2018 at 3:00 pm 
"The lysosome as a signaling hub"
room 14 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Andrea Ballabio

Director of TIGEM
Professor of Medical Genetics
University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
“Visiting Professor" at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston (USA)
“Visiting Professor" at Oxford University

POSTER
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May 31th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Oxidative pathogenesis in the progression of cystic fibrosis: the controversial role of glutathione
room 8^floor Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Alfonso Pompella
Department of Translational Research and New Technologies in Medicine and Surgery,
University of Pisa, Italy

POSTER
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June 1st 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Floating-Harbor syndrome" 
room 6 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Patrizio Dimitri
Prof. Francesca Mari


POSTER
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June 11th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"News about parkinson (title to be defined)
room 13 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Stefano Goldwurm
Centro Parkinson/Parkinson Institute, ASST "Gaetano Pini/CTO" 
Department of Neuroscience "Rita Levi Montalcini", University of Turin

POSTER
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June 20th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"progetto ID score" 
room 14 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Pietro Rubegni
Associate Professor
Dpt. of Dermatology
University of Siena - ITALY

POSTER
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June 28th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"Methylation profiling in cancer identifies novel candidate tumour suppressor genes"
room 6 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Dr. Cristiana Lo Nigro
SC Interaziendale Laboratorio Analisi-Laboratorio Sperimentazioni Cliniche
AO S. Croce e Carle
Cuneo

POSTER
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July 9th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"News about hemathological diseases (title to be defined)
room 14 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof.ssa Monica Bocchia
Professor of Haematology, University of Siena, Italy
Interim Director of the Hematology at the University Hospital of Siena, Italy





July 11th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"
Monoclonal and engineered antibodies for cancer therapy
room 14 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Annarosa Arcangeli
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine
University of Florence, Italy




July 13th 2018 at 2:00 pm 
"
From uniparental markers to ancient genomes: 
keys to understanding the peopling of America
room 14 Complesso Didattico S. Maria alle Scotte - Siena 

Speaker: 
Prof. Alessandro Achilli
Professor of Genetics, Department of Biology and Biotechnology
University of Pavia, Italy