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.

A.A. 2020/2021

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 semestre Oct 1, 2020 Jan 29, 2021
II semestre Mar 1, 2021 Jun 11, 2021
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale d'esame Feb 1, 2021 Feb 26, 2021
Sessione estiva d'esame Jun 14, 2021 Jul 30, 2021
Sessione autunnale d'esame Sep 1, 2021 Sep 30, 2021
Degree sessions
Session From To
sessione estiva di laurea Jul 13, 2021 Jul 13, 2021
Sessione autunnale di laurea Oct 12, 2021 Oct 12, 2021
Sessione invernale di laurea Mar 10, 2022 Mar 10, 2022
Holidays
Period From To
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2020 Dec 8, 2020
Vacanze Natalizie Dec 24, 2020 Jan 3, 2021
Epifania Jan 6, 2021 Jan 6, 2021
Vacanze Pasquali Apr 2, 2021 Apr 5, 2021
Festa del Santo Patrono May 21, 2021 May 21, 2021
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2021 Jun 2, 2021
Vacanze estive Aug 9, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

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.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C D F G M P R S T V Z

Avesani Linda

linda.avesani@univr.it +39 045 802 7839

Begalli Diego

diego.begalli@univr.it +39 045 8028731

Bellin Diana

diana.bellin@univr.it 045 802 7090

Bossi Alessandra Maria

alessandramaria.bossi@univr.it 045 802 7946 (Studio) - 045 802 7833 (Laboratorio)

Commisso Mauro

mauro.commisso@univr.it 0458027078

Dall'Osto Luca

luca.dallosto@univr.it +39 045 802 7806

Favati Fabio

fabio.favati@univr.it +39 045 802 7919

Felis Giovanna

giovanna.felis@univr.it +390456835627

Furini Antonella

antonella.furini@univr.it 045 802 7950; Lab: 045 802 7043

Guzzo Flavia

flavia.guzzo@univr.it 045 802 7923

Molesini Barbara

barbara.molesini@univr.it 045 802 7550

Pandolfini Tiziana

tiziana.pandolfini@univr.it 045 802 7918

Rossato Marzia

marzia.rossato@univr.it +39 045 802 7800

Sidali Katia Laura

katialaura sidali@univr it 045 802 8592

Simonato Barbara

barbara.simonato@univr.it +39 045 802 7832; Lab. 7960

Tornielli Giovanni Battista

giovannibattista.tornielli@univr.it 045 6835623

Torriani Sandra

sandra.torriani@univr.it 045 802 7921

Vandelle Elodie Genevieve Germaine

elodiegenevieve.vandelle@univr.it 0458027826

Varanini Zeno

zeno.varanini@univr.it 0458027830

Vitulo Nicola

nicola.vitulo@univr.it 0458027982

Zamboni Anita

anita.zamboni@univr.it +39 045 8027901

Zapparoli Giacomo

giacomo.zapparoli@univr.it +390458027047

Zoccatelli Gianni

gianni.zoccatelli@univr.it +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.

Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

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

4S008238

Coordinatore

Giovanna Felis

Credits

6

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

AGR/16 - AGRICULTURAL MICROBIOLOGY

Language

Italian

Period

I semestre dal Oct 1, 2020 al Jan 29, 2021.

Learning outcomes

The course provides students with the theoretical basis and knowledge of methods for microbial systems exploitation in the agro-food sector. At the end of the course, divided in two modules, the students will have basic knowledge on the metabolism of different classes of microorganisms useful to develop industrial processes, and will be able to link the type of microorganism with process improvement. Hence, the student will have the knowledge on the exploitation of biotechnological innovations. Further, he will be able to understand opportunities deriving from systems biology and genetic engineering for the improvement of processes in controlled conditions (bioreactors). Aquired expertise will be useful for the students as future actors in the technology transfer and innovation of products and processes in the agro-food production chain.

Program

Module 1 (G. Felis)
1. Microbial biodiversity as source of microorganisms relevant to industrial applications, microbial groups, principles of taxonomy.
2. Fermentation processes: metabolisms, culture media and raw materials, bioreactors and downstream processing. Safety of micro/biological processes.
3. Unculturable/uncultured biodiversity as a frontier for innovation (culture-independent methods, screening procedures, new approaches for microbial isolation).
4. Law and regulations for conservation and exploitation of microbial diversity. Nagoya protocol. Regulations for genetically modified microrganisms. Patenting of microbial strains.
5. Innovative approaches to improve the performance of microbial strains (systems biology and genome editing).
Module 2 (G. Zapparoli)
6. Biomass production
7. The production of proteins including enzymes by yeasts and bacteria
8. Plant protection products including insecticides of microbial origins
9. Production of microbial amino acids, vitamins and aroma compounds
10. Production of organic acids
11. Microbial polysaccharides and polyesters
12. Antibiotic production

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Donadio Stefano, Marino Gennaro Biotecnologie microbiche Casa Editrice Ambrosiana. Distrib. Zanichelli 2008 978-8-808-18438-2
Baltz R.H., Davies J.E., Demain A.L. Manual of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (3rd Edition) ASM Press 2010
Manzoni Matilde Microbiologia industriale Casa Editrice Ambrosiana. Distrib. Zanichelli 2006

Examination Methods

Final profit check by written examination. The test will consist of 6-10 short answer questions, multiple answers, request for brief comments and descriptions. Each question is given a different weight in points. The attribution of the vote is out of thirty, based on the percentage of points totaled with the correct answers.
The examination procedure is the same for attending and non-attending students.
In the event of a health emergency, the exam modality could be changed to an oral exam with questions on the course content.

Type D and Type F activities

Le attività formative in ambito D o F comprendono gli insegnamenti impartiti presso l'Università di Verona o periodi di stage/tirocinio professionale.
Nella scelta delle attività di tipo D, gli studenti dovranno tener presente che in sede di approvazione si terrà conto della coerenza delle loro scelte con il progetto formativo del loro piano di studio e dell'adeguatezza delle motivazioni eventualmente fornite.

 

II semestre From 3/1/21 To 6/11/21
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° Python programming language D Vittoria Cozza (Coordinatore)

Career prospects


Module/Programme news

News for students

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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.

Gestione carriere


Graduation

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

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.