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Clinical and Biological Data Management and Analisys.
Biological data modelling, compliance with adopted standards, supervised and unsupervised knowledge extraction.

Molecular biology

Molecular and cellular techs for complex systems.
Molecular profiling, cellular phenotypes characterization, interference, biotechnologies, molecular targets, dynamics of regulatory systems.

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Advanced topics for biology, medicine and IT students.
Molecular biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, experimental molecular neurology, molecular medicine, scientific writing.

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017
New cancer immunotherapy target identified using In vivo CRISPR screening
Researchers used a pooled in vivo genetic screening approach based on CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing in transplantable tumours in mice to find new targets involved in immunotherapy response.

Mon, 15 May 2017
Insects can acquire and transmit non-phytopathogenic microorganisms from plant to plant
It is known that bacterial endophytes colonize the inner tissues of host plants through the roots or through discontinuities on the plant surface, including wounds and stomata. Now a gruop of scientist demontrate that bacteria can be carried by insects that are able to copy and paste the microbiome from plant to plant!

Tue, 09 May 2017
Connexin 43 is involved in hypoxic response of neurons: it's inhibition makes them stronger!
Researchers from Catania investigated the neuroprotective effects of olfactory ensheathing cells conditioned medium on neuronal cells and found that this effect may be provided throug the inhibition of Connexin 43


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