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Open positions in the Joint PhD program in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology of the University of Udine and CRO - Aviano (PN).
University of Udine and CRO - Aviano (PN), Italy
Host Lab
Contract Duration
Deadline for application
17 July, 2:00 p.m.

Applications are OPEN for 11 positions in the Joint PhD program in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology of the University of Udine and CRO- Aviano (PN).

Research Projects 2017 and Tutors are:

  1. Biophysics of protein conformational dynamics: NMR and computational investigations. (Tutor prof. Gennaro Esposito DAME-UniUd)
  2. Angiogenesis regulation in cancer (Tutor dr. Paola Spessotto CRO-Aviano).
  3. Molecular dissection of sarcoma development and progression (Tutor dr. Roberta Maestro CRO- Aviano).
  4. Pharmacogenomic markers to predict patients response to anti-cancer agents (dr. Erika Cecchin CRO-Aviano).
  5. Quadruplex nucleic acids as targets for anticancer therapeutics: design of new molecular strategies to repress transcription and translation of the ras oncogenes in cancer cells (prof. Luigi Xodo DAME-UniUd)
  6. Molecular and cellular mechanism in the interplay between chronic inflammation and cancer: the role of mast cell and B cells (prof. Carlo Pucillo DAME-UniUd)
  7. Next generation sequencing and bioinformatics approaches for the analysis of gene expression and of the epigenetic regulation in normal and cancer cells (prof. Claudio Brancolini/prof. Gianluca Tell, DAME-UniUd)
  8. Oxidative metabolism and exercise (in)tolerance in pathological conditions. (prof. Bruno Grassi, DAME-UniUd)
  9. Inflammation and lymphoproliferation in the Sjogren syndrome: the role of the salivary epithelium (prof. Salvatore De Vita, DAME-UniUd). Supported FSE
  10. The connection between epigenetics, gene expression and metabolism investigated through the CRISPR/Cas9 technology (prof. Claudio Brancolini/prof. Irene Mavelli DAME-UniUd). Supported FSE
  11. Tissue organoids as tools for drug discovery and understanding cancer. (prof. Gianluca Tell/prof. Carlo Pucillo DAME-UniUd) Supported EUSALPù
  12. Physiological adaptations to exercise and environmental stressors in different populations. (prof. Stefano Lazzer DAME-UniUd) Supported EUSALP


For detailed Information refer to the web page

Claudio Brancolini
PhD coordinator
Dip. Area Medica
Università degli Studi di Udine