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
1st Semester Oct 1, 2009 Jan 31, 2010
2nd Semester Mar 1, 2010 Jun 15, 2010
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione straordinaria Feb 1, 2010 Feb 28, 2010
Sessione estiva Jun 16, 2010 Jul 31, 2010
Sessione autunnale Sep 1, 2010 Sep 30, 2010
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione autunnale Oct 15, 2009 Oct 15, 2009
Sessione straordinaria Dec 17, 2009 Dec 17, 2009
Sessione invernale Mar 11, 2010 Mar 11, 2010
Sessione estiva Jul 22, 2010 Jul 22, 2010
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2009 Nov 1, 2009
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione Dec 8, 2009 Dec 8, 2009
Vacanze Natalizie Dec 21, 2009 Jan 6, 2010
Vacanze Pasquali Apr 2, 2010 Apr 6, 2010
Festa della Liberazione Apr 25, 2010 Apr 25, 2010
Festa del Lavoro May 1, 2010 May 1, 2010
Festa del Santo Patrono di Verona S. Zeno May 21, 2010 May 21, 2010
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2010 Jun 2, 2010
Vacanze Estive Aug 9, 2010 Aug 15, 2010

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Science and Engineering Teaching and Student Services Unit.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
If you forgot your login details or have problems logging in, please contact the relevant IT HelpDesk, or check the login details recovery web page.

Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Assfalg Michael +39 045 802 7949

Bassi Roberto 045 802 7916; Lab: 045 802 7915

Begalli Diego +39 045 8028491

Bellin Diana 045 802 7090

Bossi Alessandra Maria 045 802 7946 (Studio) - 045 802 7833 (Laboratorio)

Cecconi Daniela +39 045 802 7056; Lab: +39 045 802 7087

Dal Belin Peruffo Angelo

Dall'Osto Luca +39 045 802 7806

Delledonne Massimo 045 802 7962; Lab: 045 802 7058

Dominici Paola 045 802 7966; Lab: 045 802 7956-7086

Furini Antonella 045 802 7950; Lab: 045 802 7043

Giorgetti Alejandro 045 802 7982

Pandolfini Tiziana 045 802 7918

Pecci Francesco 0458425454

Pezzotti Mario +39045 802 7951

Polverari Annalisa 045 6835629

Rizzi Corrado 045 802 7947

Torriani Sandra 045 802 7921

Varanini Zeno 0458027830

Zapparoli Giacomo +390458027047

Zoccatelli Gianni +39 045 802 7952

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.


Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.

SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code




The teaching is organized as follows:





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Academic staff

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Genomica e trascrittomica




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1st Semester

Academic staff

Daniela Cecconi

Learning outcomes


Advanced proteomic: comprehensive program focused on the concepts and technologies for studying the proteome, including the innovative new tools.




1. Introduction. The “Omics” sciences. Expressional, Functional, and Structural Proteomics.
2. Chromatographic methods (bi and multi dimensional) applied to proteome analysis. Multidimensional protein identification technology (MudPIT) and MultiDimensional Liquid Chromatography (MDLC).
3. Electrophoretic methods for proteome analysis. Isoelectrofocusing (carrier ampholytes IEF, and immobilized pH gradient, IPG). Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, PAGE (SDS-, Native-, and Gradient-PAGE). Two dimensional maps.
4. Sample preparation for proteomic analysis. Cell disruption, removal of interfering substances, protein solubilization, and protein quantification.
5. Pre-fractionation of the sample for the proteome analysis of low abundance proteins. Dynamic range. Differential centrifugation; immunoprecipitation; multi-step extraction of protein; affinity removal (albumin depletion, and Protein Equalizer Technology); and isoelectric focusing based fractionation (Rotofor, and Multi-compartment electrolyzer).
6. Image analysis: PDQuest and other softwares. Comparative proteomic analysis.
7. Mass spectrometry analysis. Mass spectra. Hard (electron impact EI) and soft ionization methods (chemical ionization CI, fast atom bombardment FAB, matrix assisted laser desorption ionization MALDI, and electrospray ionization ESI). Analyzers (magnetic sectors, quadrupole Q, time-of-flight TOF, ion trap IT, and Fourier Transform ion cyclotron resonance FT ICR). Detectors.
8. Tandem mass spectrometry MS/MS. Fragmenting a peptide. Tandem-in-space approach (TripleQ, Q-TOF, and TOF/TOF). Tandem-in-time approach (MALDI-TOF post source decay PSD, and IT).
9. Analysis of mass spectra. Data Base searching softwares and Data Bases for protein identification. Peptide Mass Fingerprinting (PMF), and Tandem MS data.
10. Quantitative proteomic analysis: Difference gel electrophoresis (DIGE), minimal and saturation labeling; stable isotope labeling by amino acid in cell culture (SILAC); isotope coded affinity tags (ICAT); isobaric tags for relative and absolute quantification (iTRAQ); absolute quantification (AQUA); acrylamide d0/d3; enzymatic labeling (H218O/ H216O); label free quantification (surface enhanced laser desorption/ionization SELDI-MS).
11. Post-translational modifications characterization. Glycosylation, nitration and nitrosylation, and phosphorylation. (IMAC; immunoprecipitation; biotin-switch, and other approaches).
12. Applications of proteomic analysis.


Examination Methods




Type D and Type F activities

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Career prospects

Module/Programme news

News for students

There you will find information, resources and services useful during your time at the University (Student’s exam record, your study plan on ESSE3, Distance Learning courses, university email account, office forms, administrative procedures, etc.). You can log into MyUnivr with your GIA login details.

Further services

I servizi e le attività di orientamento sono pensati per fornire alle future matricole gli strumenti e le informazioni che consentano loro di compiere una scelta consapevole del corso di studi universitario.


List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Dinamiche della metilazione del DNA e loro contributo durante il processo di maturazione della bacca di vite. Various topics
Risposte trascrittomiche a sollecitazioni ambientali in vite Various topics
Studio delle basi genomico-funzionali del processo di embriogenesi somatica in vite Various topics


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.

Career management

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