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. 2008/2009

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..

Academic year:
Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
1° Sem Oct 1, 2008 Feb 6, 2009
2° Sem Mar 9, 2009 Jun 12, 2009
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione straordinaria Feb 9, 2009 Mar 6, 2009
Sessione estiva Jun 22, 2009 Jul 31, 2009
Sessione autunnale Sep 1, 2009 Sep 30, 2009
Sessione Straord. solo 1° anno Feb 1, 2010 Feb 28, 2010
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione straordinaria Dec 1, 2008 Dec 2, 2008
Sessione invernale Mar 18, 2009 Mar 19, 2009
Sessione estiva Jul 22, 2009 Jul 23, 2009
Sessione autunnale Oct 14, 2009 Oct 15, 2009
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2008 Nov 1, 2008
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione Dec 8, 2008 Dec 8, 2008
Vacanze di Natale Dec 22, 2008 Jan 6, 2009
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 10, 2009 Apr 14, 2009
Festa della Liberazione Apr 25, 2009 Apr 25, 2009
Festa del Lavoro May 1, 2009 May 1, 2009
Festa del Santo Patrono May 21, 2009 May 21, 2009
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2009 Jun 2, 2009
Vacanze estive Aug 8, 2009 Aug 16, 2009

Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Bassi Roberto 045 802 7916; Lab: 045 802 7915

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

Dal Belin Peruffo Angelo

Delledonne Massimo 045 802 7962; Lab: 045 802 7058

Dominici Paola 045 802 7966; Lab: 045 802 7956-7086
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Fatone Francesco 045 802 7965

Felis Giovanna +390456835627

Furini Antonella 045 802 7950; Lab: 045 802 7043

Giorgetti Alejandro 045 802 7982

Guzzo Flavia 045 802 7923

Luciani Fabio

Pezzotti Mario +39045 802 7951

Polverari Annalisa 045 8027064

Torriani Sandra 045 802 7921

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.


1° Year


2° Year


3° Year


4° Year

Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 4°- 5°Esami a scelta dello studente tra quelli disponibili nell'ambito di sede per complessivi 18 crediti (IV e V anno)
(AGR/07 ,BIO/04)
(AGR/07 ,AGR/16)

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




Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)





1° Sem dal Oct 1, 2008 al Feb 6, 2009.

Learning outcomes

The course on "Secondary plant metabolism has the aim of supplying an integrated view of this part of the biochemistry, including (a) physiologic role of S.P.M.; (b) metabolic pathways, genes encoding relevant enzymes; (C) technological strategies for increasing the production of specific metabolites; (d) toxicity of S.P.M. for man and animals.

The biotechnological strategies for gene identification and expression is discussed together with advantages and disadvantages of different methods.



Part 1 : Definition and Sistematic of (SPM)

Part 2 : Ecological function of SPM and pharmacological action on Plant, mammals and insects.

Parte : Teerpenoids, Sintesys of IPP (isopentenil pirophosphate)

Part 4 : alcaloids, biosinthesys of: berberin and related compounds. Biotech applications.

Part 5 : Phenylpropanoids, biosynthesis and ecological function.

Part 6 : Biosinthesys of lignin, lignans, suberins.

Part 7 : Flavonoids, synthesis of dyes of flowers.

Part 8 : Biotechnology of carotenoids.

Part 9 : Nuclear vs plastic transformation in the prosuction of SPM.

Parte 10: Toxicity of natural and artificial products. Ames's Test .

Examination Methods


The examination has three components.

a) written. 45 minuti for describing the major metabolic pathways. The list of pathways is supplied to the sudents along with the pdf of slides.

b) presentation of a paper relevant for the secondary plant petabolism. This part can be performed during the teaching.

c) Oral. discussion of the major subject. A list of most frequent questions is supplied at the end of the teaching period.

Type D and Type F activities

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