Corso di Laurea magistrale in Biotechnology and Medical Biology

Corso di Laurea magistrale in Biotechnology and Medical Biology

This 2-Year Master’s Degree in Biotechnology and Medical Biology bridges theoretical knowledge to hands-on training in biological research, with an emphasis on biological processes underpinning human physiology and pathology.

Our Master Graduates will be exposed to an intensive training in the research laboratories of the San Raffaele Scientific Institute (or in linked institutions in Italy and abroad) culminating in the discussion of a written dissertation. Thus, our Master Graduates will be leading through a short yet complete research project; they will personally know what and why to look for, how to design a research project, how to generate and interpret data, and how to communicate their results to other researchers, through both oral and written presentations in English. Our teaching methodology encourages students to take active responsibility for their own learning; “student-centered” and “self-directed” learning are the keywords for this approach. Thus, top-down learning is complemented by a bottom-up learning aiming at solving issues arising during the research project.

Objectives

This M.Sc. aims at training specialists in medical biotechnology and biomedical research, who can then decide whether to go on to a Ph.D. in the life sciences, or to apply directly their expertise to science-based careers, such as lab management, research administration, research funding (both in government or charities), intellectual property (patent consultants, strategic planning in biotech industries).


In all these careers, the ability to retrieve and evaluate current knowledge, plan new research, generate and analyze data, and communicate the results are essential.

The training is hands-on, and is based on the execution of a short but complete research project by the student, and its writing up and discussion with a thesis committee of experts.

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Dean of the Course

Prof.ssa Flavia Valtorta
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Prof.ssa Flavia Valtorta

Contact
02 9175 1541
02 9197 1454
preside.medicina@unisr.it

Prof. Marco Emilio Bianchi
Dean of the Course:

Prof. Marco Emilio Bianchi

Contact
02 2643 4762
02 2643 4861
marco.bianchi@unisr.it