Scholarships: 5 (1 of which reserved for foreign candidates)
Coordinator: Prof. ssa Simona Distinto – email@example.com
Date and place of admission tests
Interview: date to be defined. The timetable will be available in the web page https://unica.it/dottoratiricerca
Assessment of qualifications, curriculum vitae and interview (in video conference, schedule and details will available in the web page ).
Admission tests for foreign applicants:
Assessment of qualifications, curriculum vitae and interview (in video conference, details will be forward by the commission).
Project submitted, mission statement and topics for specific curriculum of application.
The project (min. 8000 max 16.000 characters – spaces included; title and references
bibliographic excluded), should be uploaded online and will be evaluated within the interview. The following informations must be included:
1. the subject of the research and the curriculum- an abstract of the research project;
2. the state of the art;
3. the objectives of the planned work;
4. the expected results;
5. a mission statement of max. 1000 characters (spaces included), which highlight the reasons why the candidate requests to participate in the doctoral course.
Structure, function and metabolism of biological macromolecules. Structures and replication strategies of animal viruses and the mechanism of interaction with host cells.
Human and Animal Biology and Ecology curriculum
Study of the animal and human biodiversity (ecological, morphological and evolutionary aspects) with special attention to the methods and applications related to the management and conservation of natural resources, the ecological processes and the ‘man-environment’ interactions.
Drug Sciences Curriculum
Nanotechnological applications to drug delivery. Ethanol psychopharmacology in light of its metabolism. Genetic manipulations in neuro-psychopharmacology research. Biopharmaceutical properties of medicines. Conventional and modified release dosage forms. Methodologies and issues related to discovery, design and development of drugs. Antimicrobial agents, Anticancer drugs, Antiviral drugs, Drugs acting on the cardiovascular system, drugs affecting the blood, renal system drugs, drugs affecting the immune system active, or acting on autonomic and the central nervous system.