Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
I sem. Oct 2, 2017 Jan 31, 2018
II sem. Mar 1, 2018 Jun 15, 2018
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale d'esame Feb 1, 2018 Feb 28, 2018
Sessione estiva d'esame Jun 18, 2018 Jul 31, 2018
Sessione autunnale d'esame Sep 3, 2018 Sep 28, 2018
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione di laurea estiva Jul 13, 2018 Jul 13, 2018
Sessione di laurea autunnale Oct 22, 2018 Oct 22, 2018
Sessione di laurea invernale Mar 15, 2019 Mar 15, 2019
Holidays
Period From To
Christmas break Dec 22, 2017 Jan 7, 2018
Easter break Mar 30, 2018 Apr 3, 2018
Patron Saint Day May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018
VACANZE ESTIVE Aug 6, 2018 Aug 19, 2018

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Science and Engineering Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C D G H K L M S T V

Assfalg Michael

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Astegno Alessandra

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Avesani Linda

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Benini Anna

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Bentivoglio Marina

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Boaretti Marzia

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Bossi Alessandra Maria

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Cecconi Daniela

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Constantin Gabriela

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Corbo Vincenzo

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Decimo Ilaria

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Delledonne Massimo

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Dominici Paola

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Giorgetti Alejandro

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Krampera Mauro

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Laudanna Carlo

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Liptak Zsuzsanna

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Lleo'Fernandez Maria Del Mar

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Malerba Giovanni

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Mazzariol Annarita

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Montagnana Martina

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Monti Francesca

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Signoretto Caterina

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Tagliaro Franco

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Turco Alberto

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Vitulo Nicola

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Training
2
F
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Final exam
40
E
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1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
One course to be chosen among the following
One course to be chosen among the following

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Training
2
F
-
Final exam
40
E
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TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S003667

Coordinatore

Nicola Vitulo

Credits

6

Language

English en

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

BIO/18 - GENETICS

Period

II sem. dal Mar 1, 2018 al Jun 15, 2018.

Learning outcomes

The advent of the new sequencing technology (Next Generation Sequencing, NGS) had a great impact on the ability to study genome complexity at genomic, transcriptomic and epigenetic level and provided interesting opportunities for the development of bioinfomatic resources for data analyses and management.
The course will provide a general overview of the main computational methods based in NGS data that can be applied in genomic studies (mainly focused on the human genome) as for example , sequence alignment, genome sequencing, genome resequencing for the identification of variants, transcriptomic analysis for the identification of differentially expressed genes.

At the end of the course the student should be able to:
Know the main data file formats
Know the different algorithm used in genomic studies and their applications
Setting up a pipeline for data managing and analysis

Program

1. Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data
• Biases and sequencing errors of Illumina technology
• FastQ file format
• Quality reads assessment (FastQC software)
• Reads preprocessing

2. Overview of bioinformatics methods for genome assembly
• Overlap-layout-consensus
• Debrujin graph
• Genome assembly assessment

3. Sequence alignment of NGS data
• Dynamic programming
• Heuristic methods
• SAM/BAM format

4. Resequencing and variant calling
• Identification of germline variants
• Identification of somatic variants
• Bioinformatics methods for the identification of structural variations (Insertion and Deletion, Translocation,Copy number variation)
• Variant Calling File (VCF) format and Genomic VCF format

5. Computational tools for prioritizing candidate genes

6. Analyse epigenetic data using bioinformatics tools

7. Transcriptomic analysis and RNA-seq
• RNA-seq genome alignment (TopHat, STAR)
• Transcripts reconstruction
• Gene quantification
• Data normalization
• Identification of differentially expressed genes
• Gene enrichment and gene set analysis

Bioinformatics laboratory
• Introduction to bash and linux operative system
• Usage of FastQC software for sequence quality assessment
• Setting up of a pre-processing sequence pipeline
• Sequence alignment with bowtie2
• BAM/SAM file manipulation

Examination Methods

The exam consists of a written verification of the level of knowledge regarding the argument of the course. The student must demonstrate understanding of the method and application of the major bioinformatic programs and approaches learned during the course. He will also demonstrate the ability to setup a bioinformatic pipeline within the contest of different arguments.

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Type D and Type F activities

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Graduation

For schedules, administrative requirements and notices on graduation sessions, please refer to the Graduation Sessions - Science and Engineering service.

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Thesis proposal for CdLM in Molecular and medical Biotechnology - LM9 Analytical chemistry - Analytical chemistry
Thesis proposal for CdLM in Molecular and medical Biotechnology - LM9 Biochemistry and molecular mechanisms of signal transduction - Biochemistry and molecular mechanisms of signal transduction
Thesis proposal for CdLM in Molecular and medical Biotechnology - LM9 Spectroscopic and spectrometric techniques - Spectroscopic and spectrometric techniques
Studio delle proprietà di luminescenza di lantanidi in matrici proteiche Synthetic Chemistry and Materials: Materials synthesis, structure-properties relations, functional and advanced materials, molecular architecture, organic chemistry - Colloid chemistry
Stampa 3D di nanocompositi polimerici luminescenti per applicazioni in Nanomedicina Synthetic Chemistry and Materials: Materials synthesis, structure-properties relations, functional and advanced materials, molecular architecture, organic chemistry - New materials: oxides, alloys, composite, organic-inorganic hybrid, nanoparticles
3D-bioprinting biofabrication laboratory Various topics
Organ on-a-chip Various topics

Attendance

As stated in point 25 of the Teaching Regulations for the A.Y. 2021/2022, attendance is not mandatory. However, professors may require students to attend lectures for a minimum of hours in order to be able to take the module exam, in which case the methods that will be used to check attendance will be explained at the beginning of the module. 
Please refer to the Crisis Unit's latest updates for the mode of teaching.

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