MDB - Study Plan

For precise and updated information on course contents and teachers, please consult this pageYou can change the language of the page (upper right corner) and the academic year (Year of Enrolment/Anno di Immatricolazione). To change the Year of Enrolment: click on the button "Info", then change the Year of Enrolment. You may be required to click the button "study plan" to visualise subjects. Please switch to the English version of the page to see the information on each subject.

In November, students are asked to fill out study plans. For information please see this page, or contact the U.O.C. Gestione carriere studenti/ STUDENTS CAREERS DESK (see contacts here).

I Course Year

Subject Credits Semester SSD
Choose one between
  • BASIC Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology
6 I BIO/11
Choose one between
  • BASIC Biochemistry
  • Cellular Biochemistry
6 I BIO/18
Choose one between
  • BASIC Microbiology
  • Microbial Genetics
6 I BIO/19
Bioinformatics 6 II ING-INF/06
Choose one between
  • BASIC Genetics and Cell Biology
  • Human Molecular Genetics
6 II BIO/18
Advanced Molecular Biology 6 II BIO/11
Molecular Pharmacology 6 II BIO/14
Statistics and Big Data Analysis 9 II BIO/11
Choose between
  • Other activities (to be registered at the end of the II semester, it does not require to attend a course)
  • Course of Italian language for international students (this course is mandatory for international students who holds a Degree issued by a non-Italian university)
3 II  


II Course Year

Subject Credits Semester SSD
Laboratory of Advanced Bioinformatics for omics sciences 6 I BIO/11
Genomics and Evolution of Emerging Infectious Diseases 12 I + II BIO/05 + VET/06
Pharmacogenomics, cancer genomics and epigenomics 6 I BIO/18
Elective credits*, choose between:
  • two elective courses** (6 + 6 credits)
  • one elective course** (6 credits) + one elective laboratory§ activity (6 credits)
12 I, II  
Internship for experimental thesis 30 II  


*Elective credits

**Elective courses

Subject Credits Semester SSD
Advanced Microscopy (elective) 6 I BIO/06
Molecular Genetics (elective) 6 I BIO/18
Molecular Entomology (elective) 6 II BIO/05
Immunology (elective) 6 II MED/04

§Laboratories for elective credits

Laboratory of Plant Pathology
Laboratory of Botany
Laboratory of Plant Physiology
Laboratory of Zoology
Laboratory of Comparative Anatomy and Cytology
Laboratory of Ecology
Laboratory of Physiology
Laboratory of Biochemistry
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Laboratory of Pharmacology
Laboratory of Genetics
Laboratory of Microbiology
Laboratory of General Pathology
Laboratory of Immunology
Laboratory of Parasitology
Laboratory of Bioinformatics