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“Pollination ecology: single species and complex networks”

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venerdì 24 novembre 2017, ore 8:45, Aula U3-09, edificio U3.

Paolo Biella, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic. – Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic.

Il seminario si svolge nell’ambito del corso nuovo corso di laurea magistrale in “Biologia delle Interazioni Animali”

Ospite: Andrea Galimberti
Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze, University of Milano-Bicocca

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“Surveillance of antibiotic resistance in human populations through urban wastewater”

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nov 202017
 
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venerdì 24 novembre 2017, ore 10:30, Aula 2025, edificio U3.

Patricia Huijbers, Department of Infectious Diseases of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Ospite: Maurizio Casiraghi e Massimo Labra
Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze, University of Milano-Bicocca

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“Erasmus 2017 seminars – Gene regulation and human disease”

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Friday afternoon, room U3-06
Updated seminar titles will be communicated

October 13 FLYER
13:30: Elena Levantini Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, CNR-ITB-Pisa.
“Role of transcription factor genes involved in normal hematopoietic differentiation and their dysregulation in lung cancer”

October 20 FLYER, review
13:00 Irma Dianzani Laboratorio di Patologia Genetica, Dipartimento di scienze mediche, Università del Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogadro”, Novara.
“Ribosomal stress and disease: the example of Diamond Blackfan Anemia”

November 10 FLYER
13:30: Anna Villa Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche- IRGB, SR-Tiget Unit, Ospedale San Raffaele – Milano.
Rag expression and immune dysregulation

November 17 FLYER
13:30: Graziella Messina , Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Università di Milano.
Gene regulatory networks controlling muscle development and disease

November 24 FLYER
14:00: Angelo Lombardo, San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (SR-TIGET), Vita-Salute San Raffaele University (UniSR), Milano
Targeted (epi)genome editing for therapeutic applications
15:30: Annarita Miccio, Institut des Maladies Génétiques (Imagine Institute), Paris
Functional study of disease-relevant gene regulatory elements by genome editing and targeted modification

December 1
13:30: Marta Serafini (Milano)
iPS cells and their genetic modification: new approaches for the modelling and understanding of human genetic disease

December 15
13:30: Giulio Pavesi (Milano),
15:30: Enrico Domenici (Trento)
Functional genomics and biocomputational approaches to the study of gene regulation and its alterations in human genetic disease (2 seminars, final titles to be announced)

Host: Silvia Nicolis, Antonella Ronchi – ERASMUS Program

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nov 142017
 

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IFOM-IEO Calendar
Dipartimento di Bioscienze – UNIMI
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Nerviano Medical Sciences – Seminari di Oncologia
IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
IBF – Istituto di Biofisica – CNR
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Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori
Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
UNIMI – Dipartimento di Biotecnologie mediche e medicina traslazionale
Fondazione Oncologia Niguarda Onlus

“Regenerative inflammation in the CNS: Innate and adaptive immune mechanisms in myelin repair.”

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giovedì 16 novembre 2017, ore 11:30, U28 Nanomedicine Building (Via Raoul Follerau 3 – Vedano al Lambro (MB)

Dr. Yvonne Dombrowski, Centre for Experimental Medicine Queen’s University Belfast, UK. @QUBelfast

Personal page: Dr. Yvonne Dombrowski

Bio & Research Interest: Dr Yvonne Dombrowski is an immunologist with an interest in immune mechanisms that shape human health and disease. She earned her PhD from the Julius-Maximilian University Wurzburg, Germany, where she studied immune >>>

Dombrowski account Twitter: @DombrowskiQUB

Ospite: Dr. Laura Russo

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nov 102017
 
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Partecipazione al MEETmeTONIGHT 2017
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Progetto alternanza Scuola/Lavoro a BtBs

Il Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze dell’Università Milano-Bicocca propone un progetto che permetta agli studenti delle scuole superiori di conoscere e sperimentare l’università, non solo come luogo di formazione, ma come luogo di lavoro. La possibilità di frequentare l’ambiente universitario permette, agli studenti delle scuole superiori, di iniziare un percorso di orientamento per le loro scelte formative future.

Il Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze ha il grande vantaggio di presentare una notevole varietà di ambiti lavorativi, dalla ricerca in laboratori all’avanguardia su molte tematiche scientifiche di frontiera, a gruppi di lavoro che organizzano eventi scientifici di rilievo (congressi e meeting). Esiste poi una parte di attività che ha che fare con la divulgazione ed è indirizzata verso soggetti esterni; l’organizzazione di giornate di orientamento, sia in ingresso che in itinere, eventi per la comunicazione con il grande pubblico o con le aziende.

      Ricerca

      -Capacità di lavorare in gruppo
      -Capacità di fare rete
      -Flessibilità
      -Rispetto delle norme di sicurezza in laboratorio

      Eventi scientifici (congressi, meeting)

      -Capacità di lavorare in gruppo
      -Flessibilità
      -Sviluppo di capacità atte al problem solving
      -Capacità relazionali

      Divulgazione/Rapporti con il territorio

      -Capacità di lavorare in gruppo
      -Flessibilità
      -Sviluppo di capacità atte al problem solving
      -Capacità relazionali
      -Capacità di fare rete

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“DNA e geni. Le grandi scoperte del ‘900 e poi?”

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nov 102017
 
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Boncinelli

venerdì 17 novembre 2017, ore 15:30, edificio U12, via Vizzola 5

Edoardo Boncinelli

Bicocca per BookCity Milano 2017

Le tappe fondamentali della storia della biologia e le prospettive future in ambito medico ed etico.

Moderatore: Laura Cipolla – Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze, University of Milano-Bicocca

info: www.unimib.it/bookcity

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“PhDs in Yeast Biotechnology”

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nov 052017
 
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12 Early Stage Researcher (ESR) positions are now available in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions European Joint Doctoral Programme YEASTDOC

What we offer:
• A mentored PhD research project in a leading European Yeast Biotechnology Centre
• Joint registration for a PhD at a two top level European Universities
• Secondment to the industrial sector
• A comprehensive training programme
• A 36 month contract on EU Marie Curie rates (€37,320k/pa + mobility allowance)

What we require:
• An MSc degree in microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology or similar discipline
• Demonstrated track record of motivation and high academic achievement
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Compliance with EU Marie Curie ITN eligibility requirements (see https://yeastdoc.eu/)
• Willingness to undertake secondments and training with different partners
• Excellent English language skills

Further details about YEASTDOC, a description of the PhD research projects, eligibility criteria and application details can be found on the YEASTDOC website https://yeastdoc.eu/

Closing date for applications: on or before Monday 13th November, 2017

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“Erasmus week (October 23-26, 2017) – University of Milano-Bicocca”

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The course is part of the Double Diploma program for students of the University of Milano-Bicocca and the University of Paris 7 (Paris Diderot)

Monday 23
9.30-11.15 Stefano Campaner
Using Genomics to study oncogenic transcription factors
11.15-13.00 Emanuele Azzoni
Key microenvironmental signals in developmental hematopoiesis
14.30-16.15 Jean-Pierre Couty
Tumor microenvironment and liver carcinogenesis

Tuesday 24
9.30-11.15 Daniela Ferrari
Neural Stem Cells: brain niches and neurodegenerative diseases
11.15-13 Jean-Pierre Couty
Role of autophagy during colorectal tumorigenesis
14.30-16.15 Poster session
(Gangway between Bldgs. U3 & U4, 2nd floor)

Wednesday 25
11.15-13 Jean-Marc Verbavatz
Small G protein function in vesicular trafficking, lipid homeostasis and organelle dynamics

Thursday 26
9.30-11.15 Diletta Fontana
Role of somatic ETNK1 mutation in the mitochondrial activity
11.15-13 Luisa Fiandra and Elisabetta Galbiati
Protein targeted nanodevices for breast cancer therapy
14.30-16.15 Michela Clerici
The cellular response to DNA breakage

Lectures will be held in room 2025, 2nd floor, Building U3, Piazza della Scienza 2, Milano – FREE ACCESS

Dr. Emanuele Azzoni is at the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, United Kingdom
Dr. Stefano Campaner is at the Center for Genomic Science, Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Milan
Prof. Jean-Pierre Couty is at the Institut Cochin, INSERM u1016, University Paris Descartes, Paris and UFR Sciences du Vivant Université Paris Diderot
Dr. Diletta Fontana is at the Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Dept. of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza
Prof. Jean-Marc Verbavatz is at the Institut Jacques Monod, UMR 7592, Université Paris Diderot Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France
Prof. Michela Clerici, Dr. Daniela Ferrari, Dr. Luisa Fiandra, Dr. Elisabetta Galbiati, Prof. Antonella Ronchi are at the Dept. of Biotechnologies and Biosciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan

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“Elucidation of weak organic acid resistance mechanisms in non-Saccharomyces yeast”

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A case study of Zygosaccharomyces parabailii and Kluyveromyces marxianus

Discussion of the PhD thesis – CYCLE XXIX

mercoledì 25 ottobre 2017, ore 14:00, aula U7-9, edificio U7

Dott. Nurzhan Kuanyshev

Tutor: Prof. Paola Branduardi
Co-tutor: Dr. John P. Morrissey, University College Cork
Coordinator: Prof. Marco Vanoni

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“The usefulness of useless knowledge: on the vital role of basic research in realizing societies’ dreams and aspirations”

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ott 062017
 

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lunedì 16 ottobre 2017, ore 11:00, edificio U12, Auditorium, via Vizzola 5, Milano.

Helmut Schwarz, president, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

«Parleremo dell’importanza della ricerca di base, non finalizzata ad applicazioni dirette, perché è da questo tipo di ricerca che in passato sono arrivate le rivoluzioni più profonde». Così Gianfranco Pacchioni, prorettore alla Ricerca dell’Università di Milano-Bicocca, introduce l’incontro con Helmut Schwarz, presidente dell’Alexander von Humboldt Foundation e tra i massimi esperti internazionali nel campo della chimica molecolare. Helmut Schwarz

L’incontro, organizzato dalla Scuola di dottorato dell’Ateneo, aprirà dunque il dibattito sull’importanza della ricerca di base partendo proprio dall’esperienza di Schwarz.

«Da sempre – aggiunge il professor Pacchioni – l’obiettivo della ricerca è di migliorare la vita di tutti e di risolvere le sfide aperte che l’umanità si trova ad affrontare: dal cibo all’ energia, dall’inquinamento al surriscaldamento del pianeta, dall’invecchiamento della popolazione alla tutela dell’acqua. Per affrontare alcuni di questi problemi occorrono dei “breakthroughs”, salti fondamentali, che solo la ricerca di base può fare».

«Il dottorato di ricerca – spiega Giovanna Iannantuoni, presidente della Scuola di dottorato – rappresenta un’occasione imperdibile per i giovani ricercatori, quella di investire sul proprio futuro sviluppando idee innovative ed ambiziose. In particolare la scelta di temi legati alla ricerca di base è una sfida fondamentale per lo sviluppo dell’economia del nostro Paese».

Intervengono

Gianfranco Pacchioni, prorettore alla Ricerca, Università di Milano-Bicocca

Helmut Schwarz, president, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

info: UNIMIB

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“Presentazione lavori di ricerca Dottorandi XXX ciclo”

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ott 052017
 

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lunedì 9 e martedì 10 ottobre 2017

Dottorato di Ricerca in Biologia e Biotecnologie

Lunedì 9 ottobre 2017


ORE 14,30 AULA U1-09
Dr. Fiona Zucchetti
“Transposon based technology in DHFR knockout CHO cell line improves generation of AMH high producing clones for industrial applications”
Dr. Fabio Facchini
“Design and Development of new Lipid A mimetics to reduce Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4)-mediated inflammation in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)”
Dr. Lenny Zaffaroni
“Production of human MD-2 and development of ligand binding assays for the characterization of Toll-Like Receptor 4 modulator”
Dr. Davide Maggioni
“New insights into the diversity, ecology, and evolution of the Zancleida (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria)”
Dr. Jacopo Vertemara
“Computational modelling of macromolecules: prediction of the 3D structure, catalytic activity and dynamic features of proteins”

Martedì 10 ottobre 2017


ORE 14,00 AULA U1-06
Dr. Marco Brambilla
“Pab1, stress granules and stress tolerance: isolation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutants with improved thermotolerance”
Dr. Giulia Tedeschi
“Looking for conformational rules in disordered proteins – The K project -”
Dr. Nicolò Morè
“Lipopolysaccharide transport and peptidoglycan remodelling: two related processes in Escherichia coli.”
Dr. Valerio Mezzasalma
“Grape microbiome as a reliable and persistent signature of field origin and environmental in wine production”
Dr. Matteo Villa
“Role of the S. cerevisiae Rad9 protein in protecting stalled replication forks from degradation”
Dr. Melissa Saibene
“Effects of gold nanoparticles with different shape on an in vitro 3D tetraculture alveolar model”

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Master BIOCIRCE – Bioeconomy in the Circular Economy

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ott 022017
 
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Biocirce is an interdisciplinary II Level Master jointly offered by 4 Universities and 4 non-academic partners.

Università di Bologna
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Università degli studi di Torino
INTENSA SAN PAOLO
Novamont S.p.A.
GFBiochemicals Ltd
PTP – Science Park

The Master’s program offers an extensive training program for professionals interested in working within the bio-based goods and services industry using biological resources and bio-technological processes.

The program allows professionals to go in depth in all the aspects related to the R&D, production and marketing sides of bio-based products, whilst using the latest technology.

CALL IS NOW OPEN FOR THE SECOND EDITION OF THE MASTER!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 OCTOBER 2017

CALL MASTER

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6-15 novembre 2017
Magoodhoo Island – Maldives

ISCRIZIONI ENTRO IL 1 SETTEMBRE 2017

MaRHE Center
Centro di Alta Formazione e Ricerca
Isola di Magoodhoo – Atollo di Faafu – Maldive
Coordinatore: Prof. Paolo Galli
Referenti: Davide Maggioni, Luca Fallati
Per informazioni e iscrizioni scrivere a: marhe@unimib.it

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“DNA Topology”

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venerdì 6 ottobre 2017, ore 11:00, aula U4-8, edificio U4

De Witt Sumners, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and member of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University

Abstract: Cellular DNA is a long, thread-like molecule with remarkably complex topology. Enzymes that manipulate the geometry and topology of cellular DNA perform many vital cellular processes (including segregation of daughter chromosomes, gene regulation, DNA repair, and generation of antibody diversity). Some enzymes pass DNA through itself via enzyme-bridged transient breaks in the DNA; other enzymes break the DNA apart and reconnect it to different ends. In the topological approach to enzymology, circular DNA is incubated with an enzyme, producing an enzyme signature in the form of DNA knots and links. By observing the changes in DNA geometry (supercoiling) and topology (knotting and linking) due to enzyme action, the enzyme binding and mechanism can often be characterized. This talk will discuss topological models for DNA strand passage and exchange, including the analysis of site-specific recombination experiments on circular DNA and the analysis of packing geometry of DNA in viral capsids.

Statement of Research Interests

I am interested in the applications of topology to molecular biology and polymer configuration, both in theory development and computational simulation. Another interest is the mathematical analysis of human brain functional data.

Molecular Biology
The DNA of all organisms has a complex and fascinating topology. It can be viewed as two very long, closed curves that are intertwined millions of times, linked to other closed curves, tied into knots, and subjected to four or five successive orders of coiling to convert it into a compact form for information storage. For information retrieval and cell viability, some geometric and topological features must be introduced, and others quickly removed. Some enzymes maintain the proper geometry and topology by passing one strand of DNA through another via an enzyme-bridged transient break in the DNA; this enzyme action plays a crucial role in cell metabolism, including segregation of daughter chromosomes at the termination of replication and in maintaining proper in vivo (in the cell) DNA topology. Other enzymes break the DNA apart and recombine the ends by exchanging them. These enzymes regulate the expression of specific genes, mediate viral integration into and excision from the host genome, mediate transposition and repair of DNA, and generate antibody and genetic diversity. These enzymes perform incredible feats of topology at the molecular level; the description and quantization of such enzyme action absolutely requires the language and computational machinery of topology.

The long-range goal of this project is to develop a complete set of experimentally observable topological parameters with which to describe and compute enzyme mechanism and the structure of the active enzyme-DNA synaptic intermediate. One of the important unsolved problems in biology is the three-dimensional structure of proteins, DNA and active protein-DNA complexes in solution (in the cell), and the relationship between structure and function. It is the 3-dimensional shape in solution which is biologically important, but difficult to determine. The topological approach to enzymology is an indirect method in which the descriptive and analytical powers of topology and geometry are employed in an effort to infer the structure of active enzyme-DNA complexes in vitro (in a test tube) and in vivo. In the topological approach to enzymology experimental protocol, molecular biologists react circular DNA substrate with enzyme and capture enzyme signature in the form of changes in the geometry (supercoiling) and topology (knotting and linking) of the circular substrate. The mathematical problem is then to deduce enzyme mechanism and synaptic complex structure from these observations.

Polymer Conformations
Polymers in dilute solution can be modeled by means of self-avoiding walks on a lattice, the lattice spacing serving to simulate volume exclusion. Topological entanglement (knotting and linking) restricts the number of configurations available to a macromolecule, and is thus a measure of configurational entropy. A linear polymer can be modeled as a self-avoiding walk (SAW) on the simple cubic lattice; a ring polymer can be modeled as a self-avoiding polygon (SAP) on that same lattice. Microscopic topological entanglement of polymer strands is believed to effect macroscopic physical characteristics of polymer systems, such as the stress-strain curve, rubber elasticity, and various phase change phenomena. Physical properties of semicrystalline polymers are believed to strongly depend on entanglement of polymer strands in the amorphous region. Knots in linear polymers may be trapped as “tight knots” by the crystallization procedure. The dependence of knotting probability on chain thickness can be exploited in a cyclization reaction on linear DNA to determine the effect of salt concentration on chain diameter due to Coulomb shielding. Mathematical models include discrete models on regular lattices, and continuum models in 3-space. In the asymptotic regime (lengths going to infinity) on the simple cubic lattice and in the continuum,one can prove that almost all sufficiently long chains are knotted, almost all sufficiently long circles are chiral, and that the topological entanglement complexity (measure in many ways) goes to infinity at least linearly with the length. For short chains, the pivot algorithm is known to be ergodic on self-avoiding walks and polygons in the simple cubic lattice, and it provides a computationally efficient method for computing entanglement statistics for short chains. Energetic terms can be introduced into the in the Metropolis Monte Carlo computations for knot probability to simulate both solvent quality and Coulomb shielding, producing knot probability curves that qualitatively agree with laboratory random knotting results and other Monte Carlo models (the worm-like model) which include volume exclusion.

Human Brain Project
As a member of an interdisciplinary Human Brain Project research team, I am interested in the mathematical analysis and visualization of human brain functional data. We use cerebral blood flow as a marker for neural activity, obtaining data on blood flow using the modalities of positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). My student Ivo Dinov and I are investigating the use of fractal and wavelet encoding of brain architecture (high resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans) and 3-D images of activation foci produced by PET and fMRI scans. The signal-to-noise ratio is low in these human brain functional modalities, and there are serious difficulties inherent in comparing functional data across scans, subjects, groups and modalities. We intend to use these new encoding algorithms, plus other geometrical and topological ideas to aid the group effort in the study of human brain functional data.

Ospite: Renzo L. Ricca
Department of Mathematics & Applications
University of Milano-Bicocca

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“MEETmeTONIGHT 2017”

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set 182017
 
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MMT17

29-30 settembre 2017

2 Giornate faccia a faccia con la ricerca

Il nostro dipartimento partecipa al MEETmeTONIGHT 2017 con due iniziative, stand SA03 e AS03
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Pianeta zuccheri


Stand SA03
Resp. Barbara La Ferla
i docenti coinvolti sono Barbara La ferla, Michela Ceriani e Elena Sacco.

Lo sapevate? Ciò che distingue un gruppo sanguigno dall’altro sono gli zuccheri.
Oltre ad essere una fonte energetica, gli zuccheri sono anche alla base di molti fenomeni che avvengono nel nostro corpo.
Li vedremo all’opera su cellule di lievito e mammifero in coltura, visualizzate a microscopio, e scopriremo il loro comportamento a contatto con altre sostanze. Con l’aiuto di modellini molecolari, capiremo anche perché gli zuccheri sono dolci.

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Il circo del benessere


Stand AS03
Resp. Massimo Labra

Un vero circo con tre numeri: il “Clown delle risorse naturali” ci mostrerà come trasformare scarti vegetali in antiossidanti utili per cosmetici e alimenti; il “Domatore delle biotrasformazioni” sfrutterà lieviti, batteri e alghe per ottenere composti di valore dagli scarti agroindustriali e infine gli “equilibristi degli alimenti” ci dimostreranno come bilanciare correttamente gli alimenti in relazione agli stili di vita.


informazioni:
http://www.meetmetonight.it/
@meetme2night
https://www.facebook.com/meetme2night

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“Smetto quando voglio? Viaggio nella dipendenza”

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mercoledì 27 settembre 2017, ore 14-18:30, Edificio U6 (Aula Magna) – Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano

Una giornata destinata alla formazione degli insegnanti, aperta anche a tutti gli studenti interessati.

L’evento si inserisce nelle iniziative del Piano Lauree Scientifiche (PLS) organizzate dal Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze dell’Università degli studi di Milano-Bicocca , in collaborazione con altri dipartimenti e partner esterni.
L’idea che anima gli incontri è quella di fornire chiavi di lettura interdisciplinari su tematiche di grande interesse e l’argomento di questo appuntamento riguarda le dipendenze, osservate dal punto di vista della ricerca e dell’intervento.

L’iniziativa prevede il rilascio di un certificato di partecipazione.

Per informazioni sul programma e iscrizioni: http://www.smettoquandovoglio.unimib.it/

Ingresso gratuito

Vi aspettiamo tutti a questo interessantissimo evento sulla dipendenza dalle droghe vista da un punto di vista scientifico!

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Bio-Rad

Bio-Rad free
mercoledì 20 settembre 2017, ore 14:30, aula U3-09, edificio U3

Corsi gratuiti per gli utenti di strumentazione e software Bio-Rad

IMPROVE YOUR KNOWLEDGE IN YOUR BIO-RAD PRODUCTS

ImageLab Software per analisi di immagine consigliato per GelDoc e ChemiDoc users

Workshop di aggiornamento per scoprire nuove funzioni: ottimizzazione delle immagini, miglioramento delle acquisizioni, elaborazione di profili e bande a scopo quantitativo, normalizzazione di Western Blot attraverso HKP e TPN (Stain-Free).

Iscriviti GRATIS inviando una mail a: marcotronconi@gmail.com

BIO-RAD INSIDE? = BIO-RAD ON SITE!

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giovedì 7 settembre 2017, ore 15-19, aula U3-02a, edificio U3

PROGETTO ÀKINAS
VITIGNI UNICI DALLA BIODIVERSITÀ DELLA SARDEGNA

SIMBIOSI: LA VITA INSIEME DI ORGANISMI DIVERSI

15.00 Registrazione dei partecipanti.

15.30 Saluti e apertura lavori.

15.40 Il DNA della vite e del vino: un’impronta d’origine…e di qualità?
Massimo Labra, UNIMIB

16.00 Biodiversità, territorio e tradizioni: progetto AKINAS per recuperare i vitigni
antichi.
Gianni Lovicu, AGRIS

16.20 Viticoltura e cambiamenti climatici: come affrontare le sfide idriche.
Daniela Satta, AGRIS

16.40 Vite, vino e qualità: l’aroma delle uve dei vini autoctoni sardi.
Maurizio Petrozziello, CREA- Centro di Ricerca Viticoltura ed Enologia, Asti

17.00 Conclusione dei lavori.

info e registrazione: https://akinas.it/

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Scheda di adesione Centro Interdipartimentale BTBS-Medicina

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TOWARDS A BIO-BASED ECONOMY: SCIENCE, INNOVATION, ECONOMICS, EDUCATION

University of Milano-Bicocca —Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences
Chalmers University of technolgy —Göteborg (Sweden)

PROGRAM CODE: SS017-05

PROGRAM DURATION: 5 Days
DATES: 4-8 September 2017
CREDITS: 3 ECTS
TUITION: 300 € for academic participants, 600 € for industrial participants.
Rates include participation to lectures, study material, coffee break and field trip.
Rates do not include traveling and accommodation expenses

Application deadline May 31st, 2017
Requested documents to be uploaded in the application form: CV and Passport/ID card/ Motivation Letter
Language: English
Target Audience: Priority will be given to students participants holding a Master degree, but application by master students is encouraged and will be evaluated on the basis of the applicant motivation and background.
Scientific Commitee: Prof. Marina Lotti – Prof. Paola Branduardi – Prof. Danilo Porro – Prof. Maurizio Bettiga (Chalmers University of Technolgy)
For further information, Contact: bioeconomy@unimib.it
Location: Milan (University of Milano-Bicocca)

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giovedì 6 luglio 2017, ore 14:30, aula U3-07, edificio U3

Giuliana Giannuzzi, PhD, Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Segmental and gene duplications in the human genome are important for human genetic variation, disease and evolution. They represent human genome trade-offs between the potential adaptive function of duplicated genes mapping to these segments and their potential priming of pathogenic rearrangements.

One example is the 16p11.2 locus, where recurrent copy number variation (CNV) is mediated by a complex set of segmental duplications. The deletion and duplication are associated with autism, schizophrenia, and reciprocal defects in head size and body weight. We reconstructed the evolutionary history of the locus and discovered that it had been dramatically reorganized during hominid evolution. This series of genomic changes includes the Homo sapiens-specific duplication of a 95 kbp segment containing the BOLA2 (BolA family member 2) gene, a gene involved in iron homeostasis, approximately 282 thousand years ago. This duplication that predisposes our species to the recurrent pathogenic 16p11.2 CNV, is absent from the genomes of our extinct relatives Neanderthal and Denisovan. It is apparently under selection (P<0.0097) and nearly fixed in the human lineage.

This region exemplifies that in the future we should comprehensively study and understand the role of structurally composite and repetitive regions of the human genome in disease, complex traits and human-specific features. To this aim it will be crucial to extend the study to other relevant regions that predispose to pathogenic rearrangements while embedding human-specific genes, such as the 1q21, 2q13 and 10q11 cytobands. These complex loci are usually overlooked in genome-wide studies due to analytical issues, requiring dedicated efforts to their investigation.

Ospite: Prof. Luca De Gioia

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martedì 4 luglio 2017, ore 11:00, aula 2025, edificio U3

Nicola Segata , Lab. of Computational Metagenomics, Centre for Integrative Biology, University of Trento

info:
SegataLab web page: http://segatalab.cibio.unitn.it/
Nicola Segata Twitter: @nsegata
Segata Lab Twitter: @cibiocm

Se siete interessati ad assistere al seminario, per motivi organizzativi legati all’aula, mandate una mail di conferma a maurizio.casiraghi@unimib.it

Ospite: Scuola di Dottorato BTBS

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