Teaching activity

Courses and practicals

"Didattica di supporto" framework (on-contract professor):

Next courses (2014):

Last year courses (2013):

  • Genomics course - A primer on Perl programming for bioinformatics
  • Bioinformatics I course

Other courses:

  • Genomics course (2012) - 20 hours course on Perl programming for bioinformatics (see blog)
  • Molecular Biology I (2011) - Wet lab: PCR, molecular cloning, miniprep.
  • Molecular Biology II (2011) - Computer lab: transcription factors binding sites, HLA typing, phylogenetic trees.
  • Bioinformatics (2011) - Computer lab: online data banks, sequence alignment, protein analysis etc.
  • Genomics (2010) - Wet lab: Full length library Computer lab: Linux and BASH basics; NGS data handling; Short reads alignments; Perl script for gene coverage calculation; Differentially expressed genes; Artemis.
  • Genomics (2009) - Wet lab: 5’-RACE library costruction. Computer lab: Linux and BASH basics; Sanger sequencing data handling; command-line BLAST; Data visualization
  • Bioinformatics I (2008) - Computer lab: online data banks, sequence alignment, protein analysis etc.
  • Molecular Biology I (2008) - Wet lab: DNA extraction, PCR, molecular cloning, miniprep.

Students

Master degree projects (6-10 months):

  • Robin Targon (2011) - Setting up a novel method for 5'-CAGE experiments
  • Fabio De Pascle (2009) - RNA-Seq experiment on deep sea adaptation

Batchelor projects (7 weeks):

  • Giulio Russo (2011) - A bioinformatic tool for gap-closure
  • Annagiulia Bonizzato (2011) - Visualizing RNA-Seq experiments on circular organisms
  • Tea Kecman and Ilaria Stellin (2011) - Co-supervisor on bioinformatics aspects of genome finishing
  • Robin Targon (2008) - 5'-RACE of selected genes in V. vinifera.
  • Giulia Furlan (2008) - RNA purification: comparing two methods.
  • Lisa Marchioretto (2008) - Cloning the toxR gene of P. profundum.
  • Diana Ottoz (2007) - Microarray study on high pressure adaptation.

Note for perspective students