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School of Medicine
MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGIES
Course unit
STEM CELL BIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT
MEP3052685, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGIES
ME1934, Degree course structure A.Y. 2012/13, A.Y. 2017/18
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Degree course track MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGIES [002PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination STEM CELL BIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT
Department of reference Department of Molecular Medicine
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GRAZIANO MARTELLO BIO/11
Other lecturers STEFANO PICCOLO BIO/11
FRANCESCA ZANCONATO BIO/11

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
MEP3052685 STEM CELL BIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT GRAZIANO MARTELLO ME1934

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses BIO/11 Molecular Biology 4.0
Core courses BIO/17 Histology 2.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: none
Target skills and knowledge: Molecular basis of proliferation, differentiatio and morphogenesis; role of extrinsic and intrinsic signals in normal stem cells. Animal models
Examination methods: Written, open questions and multiple choice
Assessment criteria: To check that the students did understand and master previous arguments. Test of the capacity to develop these topics autonomously. Manifestation of Interest through questions, curiosities, requests of additional materials. journal clubs.
Course unit contents: Mechanisms of development. morphogenesis. cellular signalsand signal transduction. animal models. stem cells: examples and definitions. The stem cell niche. adult, embryonic, and induced Pluripotetn Stem cells
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: teaching in front of the students; exercises to the board; questions before and after the class
Additional notes about suggested reading: reviews
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Gilbert, Scott F., Biologia dello sviluppoScott F. Gilbert. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2005. In alternativa la versione in inglese (Nona o Decima edizione) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Gilbert, Scott F., Developmental biologyScott F. Gilbert. Sunderland: Sinauer Associates, 2014. 9th or 10th edition Cerca nel catalogo