Course program

Program of Lectures for the PhD in Neurobiology
Academic year 2019-2020

  • PhD coordinator: Anna Menini (menini@sissa.it) 

List of Courses: 

Module 1: Neurophysiology and Neurobiology

Lecturer

Title

Anna Menini

Sensory Systems: Chemical senses

Simone Pifferi

Sensory Systems: Auditory and Somatosensory Senses

Vincent Torre

Electrophysiology and Ionic Channels

Giuliano Taccola

Neural Control of Locomotion

Michele Giugliano Computational Neurobiology
Paul Heppenstall Molecular Neurobiology

 

Module 2: Nanotechnology and Photonics

Lecturer

Title

Laura Ballerini

Nanotools for Neuroscience

Dan Cojoc

Advanced Optical Microscopy and Manipulation

Loredana Casalis

AFM imaging: Principles and Applications in Neurobiology

Silvia Onesti

Structural Biology

 
 

Technical courses (microscopy, safety, cell cultures, etc.)

Lecturer

Title

Micaela Grandolfo

Microscopy techniques

  • Practical demonstrations (students will be divided into groups)

Micaela Grandolfo

Immunohistochemistry

Micaela Grandolfo

Fluorescence techniques

Beatrice Pastore

&

Federica Ferrero

Cell cultures

  • Practical demonstrations

Beatrice Pastore

Primary cultures: dissociated and organotypic cultures

Andrea Tomicich

Information Technology Systems of the Neuroscience Area

Erik Zorzin

Introduction to Electronics

 

Discussions

Discussion leader

Title

To be Announced To be Announced

 

 

 

Sensory Systems: Chemical Senses

Instructor: Anna Menini Amount of frontal teaching: 15 hours »

Sensory Systems: Auditory and Somatosensory Senses

Instructor: Simone Pifferi Amount of frontal teaching: 6 hours »

 

Electrophysiology and Ionic Channels

Instructor: Vincent Torre Amount of frontal teaching: 15 hours »

 

Neural Control of Locomotion

Instructor: Giuliano Taccola Amount of frontal teaching: 15 hours »

 

Computational Neurobiology

Instructor: Michele Giugliano Amount of frontal teaching: 15 hours »

Molecular Neurobiology

Instructor: Paul Heppenstall Amount of frontal teaching: 15 hours »

 
 

Nanotools for Neuroscience

Instructor: Laura Ballerini Amount of frontal teaching: 15 hours »

Advanced Optical Microscopy and Manipulation

Instructor: Dan Cojoc Amount of frontal teaching: 15 hours »

 

AFM imaging: Principles and Application in Neurobiology

Instructor: Loredana Casalis Amount of frontal teaching: 15 hours »

 
 

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