Seminar Course “Gene regulation and human disease 2015”

Seminar Course “Gene regulation and human disease 2015”


Laurea Magistrale in Biology
Erasmus Program
DIMET (Ph.D. Program in Translational and Molecular Medicine)

Venue: Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences, University of Milano-Bicocca,
Building U3 and U4, Piazza della Scienza 2, 20126 Milan, Italy

  • Friday, October 9, 2015 – 14:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Cristina Fugazza, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze, Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca
    “Role of the transcriptional noise in hematopoietic cell lineage specification”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Friday, October 16, 2015 – 14:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Claudio Cantù, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zürich
    “Unexpected functions of core Wnt signalling components”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Monday, October 19, 2015 – 10:30, room U4-06, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Marco Cirò, IEO – Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milano
    “Molecular Pathogenesis of Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Friday, October 23, 2015 – 13:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. John Strouboulis, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Foundation of Research & Technology , Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    “Regulation of red blood cell differentiation by the master trascription factor GATA1”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Friday, October 23, 2015 – 15:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Miguel Vidal, Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    “Chromatin regulation by the Polycomb system”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Monday, October 26, 2015 – 10:30, room U4-06, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Gianni Cazzaniga, M Tettamanti Research Center, Pediatric Clinic University of Milano Bicocca,
    Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza
    “Prenatal origin and clonal evolution of childhood ALL”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Friday, October 30, 2015 – 13:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Anna Migliazza e Dr. Fabio Gasparri, Nerviano Medical Sciences S.r.l., Nerviano, Italy
    “Overview of (oncology) drug discovery and preclinical development”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Friday, November 6, 2015 – 14:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. Marco De Gobbi, Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Biologiche, Università degli Studi di Torino
    “How Regulatory SNPs can influence gene expression: from gene locus to genome-wide and back”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Monday, November 9, 2015 – 10:30, room U4-06, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. Irma Dianzani, Università del Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogadro”
    “Ribosomopathies: pathogenetic mechanisms and new treatments”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Monday, November 16, 2015 – 10:30, room U4-06, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. Silvia Barabino, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze, Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca
    “Functional Genomic Approaches to Unravel the Mechanisms of Neuron Cell Death in Neurodegeneration”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Friday, November 20, 2015 – 15:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. Marco Foiani, IFOM-The FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology, Milano – Scientific Director
    “Molecular genetic mechanisms controlling genome integrity, and their perturbation in cancer: ATR-mediated control of nuclear plasticity”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Monday, November 23, 2015 – 10:30, room U4-06, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. Raffaella Chiaramonte, Dept. of Health Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano
    “The unfair communication of cancer cells with tumor niche. The case of multiple myeloma and Notch signaling”
    Host: Prof. Antonella Ronchi
  • Friday, November 27, 2015 – 13:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB READ MORE
    Prof. Annalisa Buffo, University of Torino
    “Specification mechanisms and lineage relationships of interneurons and astroglia in the rodent cerebellum, and their implication for disease”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Friday, November 27, 2015 – 15:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. Michèle Studer, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
    “Genetic control of normal and pathological cerebral cortex development: studies on the COUP-TF1 transcription factor gene”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Friday, December 4, 2015 – 13:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. Giulio Pavesi, Università degli Studi di Milano
    “Bioinformatics, transcriptional regulation, and next-generation sequencing”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Friday, December 4, 2015 – 15:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Bruno Amati, FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology and European Institute of Oncology (IFOM-IEO) Research Campus, Milano
    “Novel insights into Myc mechanisms of action in gene expression and tumorigenesis”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Monday, December 11, 2015 – 13:30, room U4-06, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Prof. Maria Foti, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze, Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca
    “Genome-wide pictures of transcription: the transcriptome from microarrays to RNAseq”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • DATA: To be announced
    Dr. Daniela Brina (S. Biffo laboratory), Istituto Nazionale di Genetica Molecolare (INGM), Milano
    “eIF6 mediates metabolic reprogramming by coupling translation to transcription”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Monday, December 14, 2015 – 10:30, room U4-06, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Stefano Campaner, Center for Genomic Science of IIT@SEMM, Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) and University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano
    “Targeting Myc in Cancer”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Friday, December 18, 2015 – 10:30, To Be Determined, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Jessica Mariani, Yale University, New Haven, USA
    “iPS cell-based models of autism: new models by in vitro brain organoid generation”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Friday, December 18, 2015 – 13:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Giuseppe Testa, Professor of Molecular Biology, University of Milan. Director, Laboratory of Stem Cell Epigenetics, European Institute of Oncology
    “Novel functional genomics approaches in patient-derived iPS cell models of brain disease to understand the molecular mechanisms of pathology”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
  • Friday, December 18, 2015 – 15:30, room U3-01, BtBs-UNIMIB - READ MORE
    Dr. Gioacchino Natoli, FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology and European Institute of Oncology (IFOM-IEO) Research Campus, Milano
    “Mechanisms of transcriptional control of inflammatory responses: novel insights through functional genomics”
    Host: Prof. Silvia Nicolis
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