Descriptive Annex ITA – PhD Programme link
Descriptive Annex ENG – PhD Programme link
Instructions ITA link
Instructions ENG link
Coordinator: Prof. M. Cristina Follesa
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, project, and interview (in presence for ordinary positions), schedule, and details will be available on the university web page and/or by the evaluation commitee, https://web.unica.it/unica/it/studenti_s01_ss05_sss03.page).
Admission tests for foreign applicants:
Assessment of qualifications, curriculum vitae, project, reference letters and interview (in a video conference, details will be forwarded by the evaluation commitee).
A project submitted, mission statement, and specific topics for each curriculum and details are specified every year in the PhD Descriptive Annex.
In general the three curricula are focused on the following topics.
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 activity, or acting on autonomic and the central nervous system.