PHD Scholarship in Biochemistry, and Clinical Proteomics and Genomics

Verona (IT)
21 Nov 2017
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16 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

PHD Scholarship in Biochemistry, and Clinical Proteomics and Genomics

Graduate School: Life and Health Sciences
PhD programme: Biomolecular Medicine
Application Deadline: 16 April 2018
Start Date: 1st October 2018
Duration: 36 months

The Biomolecular Medicine (BMM) program is an interdepartmental community interested in the elucidation of the fundamental processes underlying biological phenomena involved in cardiovascular, immunologic, non-oncologic hematologic diseases and cancer. The PhD course aims at preparing researchers to work in academia, in public or private agencies, or in biopharma or biomed-biotech companies.

The Biomolecular Medicine PhD course is characterized by two curricula: 

1.    The Biochemistry curriculum provides a solid biochemical background, either theoretical or methodological, to develop molecular approaches towards physiological and pathological cell events. 
2.    The Clinical Proteomics and Genomics curriculum provides a theoretical-practical education within both proteomics and genomics applied to the study of hematological, immunoreumathologic and cardiovascular diseases. 

Within these curricula, applications are invited in the following areas of investigation: 

1.    Genomics focused on cardiovascular disease and hypertension 
2.    Proteomics in hypertension 
3.    Redox biology in translational medicine 
4.    Modulation of kinome in hematologic disorders 
5.    Understanding of pro-resolving events in inflammatory vasculopathies
6.    Molecular interactions between protein(s)-ligand(s) with pathological implications 
7.    Metabolic abnormalites in cellular model of inflammatory and cancer diseases 

INFO For further information about the research topics, please, contact Prof. Lucia De Franceschi (