Basic sciences

A.Y. 2021/2022
5
Max ECTS
75
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/10 BIO/13 FIS/07
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aim of this course is:
Know the fundamentals of chemistry necessary for the understanding of living matter and organic compounds of interest for biochemistry;
Know the molecular and biochemical mechanisms that underlie the vital processes and related metabolic activities;
Know the fundamental concepts of physics useful for understanding and interpreting physiological phenomena;
Know the structure and functions of the eukaryotic cell; Know the mechanisms of transmission and expression of genetic information.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student:
- will learn the behavior of biologically active molecules, gaining the appreciation of the chemical transformations in the life processes;
- will expose and explain, in a simple but rigorous manner, the chemical and biochemical phenomena or processes that are the basis of life;
- will be able to describe the structure and functions of a cell, including cell-cell communication;
- will be able to explain the content of Mendelian laws, about the transmission of monogenic characters and will know the mechanisms of gene expression and of the transmission of genetic information;
-will be able to provide a physical description of some key physiological processes;
- will understand the connections between chemistry, physic and biology;
- will be able to do exercises based on the fundamental concepts of physics and metrology.
Course syllabus and organization

Sezione: Cernusco

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Massa Valentina

Sezione: Crema

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours

Sezione: Don Gnocchi

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Giavazzi Fabio
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Francolini Maura

Sezione: Fatebenefratelli

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Chiricozzi Elena
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Venturin Marco

Sezione: IEO

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Chiricozzi Elena
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Venturin Marco

Sezione: Istituto Tumori

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours

Sezione: Lodi

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Porta Alberto
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Ottria Roberta
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Villa Chiara

Sezione: Magenta

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Chiricozzi Elena
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Venturin Marco

Sezione: Niguarda

Responsible
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Giavazzi Fabio
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Francolini Maura

Sezione: Policlinico

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Mauri Laura
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours

Sezione: Rho

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours

Sezione: Sacco

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Porta Alberto
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Ottria Roberta
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours

Sezione: San Carlo

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Bonaldo, Crisafulli et al., Elementi di Biologia e Genetica, Edises (Napoli), 2019
Sadava, Hillis et al., Elementi di Biologia e Genetica, Zanichelli (Bologna), 2019
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Chiricozzi Elena
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Venturin Marco

Sezione: San Donato

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Ottria Roberta
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Galimberti Daniela

Sezione: San Giuseppe

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Solomon et al. Elementi di Biologia. Napoli: Edises; 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di Biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli; 2017
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Professor: Porta Alberto
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Battaglia Cristina
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours

Sezione: San Paolo

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites other than those required for admission to the degree course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The written test includes closed and / or open-ended questions.
Biochemistry
Course syllabus
Atomic structure: chemical bonds: ionic and covalent bonds.
Intermolecular bonding: van der Waals forces and hydrogen bond.
Water: structure and properties; weak interactions in aqueous systems.
Aqueous solutions: concentration of solutions; colligative properties; osmosis.
Chemical reactions: basic concepts; reactions and chemical equilibrium; catalysts; redox reactions.
Ionic equilibrium : equilibrium of water autoionization; pH; acids and bases; buffer solutions.
Bonding in carbon compounds: common classes of organic compounds.
Biomolecules and their structures.
Enzymes: structure, regulation and mechanism of action.
Metabolism: overview of metabolism; anabolic and catabolic pathways.
Energy metabolism: high energy molecules; ATP cycle; mechanisms of ATP synthesis; Krebs cycle; electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
Carbohydrate metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of glucose; regulation of carbohydrate metabolism.
Lipid metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of fatty acids; regulation of lipid metabolism.
Amino acids metabolism, basic concepts: digestion; origin and metabolic pathways of amino acids; regulation of amino acids metabolism.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Experimental biology
Course syllabus
Characteristics of the living matter: the cell theory; Methods to study the cell; Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Levels of organization in Biology; Bases of biological evolution
Biological Macromolecules: Lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and proteins.
Structure and organization of the eukaryotic cell: cellular compartmentalization; intracellular organelles; ribosomes; cytoskeleton; intercellular junction and extracellular matrix.
Structure and function of biological membranes: Fluid mosaic and transport across membranes
Cell-cell communications: How cells communicate with each other.
Cell cycle and cell-cycle regulation: Phases and control; cell death and transformation
Reproduction in living organisms: Sexual and asexual reproduction; mitosis and meiosis; gametogenesis, fertilization and differentiation.
DNA replication: the central dogma of molecular biology; DNA duplication and repair.
Transcription: Different types of RNA, RNA synthesis and maturation
Genetic code and protein translation: properties of the genetic code; protein synthesis and maturation.
The eukaryotic genome: chromatin structure; gene structure and control of gene expression.
Viruses: classification, structure and interaction with the host.
The Mendelian Laws and the transmission of monogenic traits: Genotype and phenotype; dominant, co-dominant and recessive alleles.
Monogenic genetic disease transmission: Cystic fibrosis; Thalassemia
Blood groups and multiple alleles
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Introduction: Measurements in Physics. Fundamental and derived quantities. The International System of Units. Vector algebra.
Kinematics: Trajectory, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion.
Dynamics - Newton's laws, gravitational force, force field, work, energy, power.
Statics - Equilibrium of a point particle, rigid body, torque, equilibrium of a rigid body, center of mass, stability, levers in the human body.
Statics e Dynamics of fluids - Aggregation states, density, pressure, Pascal's law, Stevin's law, Archimedes' principle, buoyancy, measurement of the pressure, flow rate, Hagen-Poiseuille's law.
Thermodynamics - Temperature, equation of state of an ideal gas, heat, specific heat, heat transfer.
Electrostatics and currents -Electric charge, Coulomb's law, potential energy and voltage, conductors and insulators, condenser, electrical current, Ohm's laws.
Radiations - Ionizing radiations, natural and artificial sources, radioactivity, radioactive decay, X ray.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Samaja M, Paroni R. Chimica e Biochimica per le lauree triennali dell'area Biomedica. Padova: Piccin,2017
Bertoldi M, el al. Chimica e Biochimica. Napoli: Edises; 2020
Solomon et al. Elementi di biologia. Napoli: Edises, 2017
Curti et al. Elementi di biologia. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2017
Borsa F, Lascialfari A. Principi di Fisica. Edises, Napoli, 2020
Contessa GM, Marzo GA. Fisica applicata alle scienze mediche. Bologna, CEA Zanichelli, 2019
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Online courses: 5 hours
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Caretti Anna
Experimental biology
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Online courses: 10 hours
Professor: Gallina Andrea
Professor(s)
Reception:
to be defined by email
Palazzo LITA, via Fratelli Cervi 93, Segrate
Reception:
To be defined via e-mail
c/o Osp. San Paolo, Via A. di Rudinì 8, Laboratorio di Biochimica, 9 piano, Blocco C,
Reception:
Please contact maura.francolini@unimi.it to schedule a meeting
Via Vanvitelli, 32 - 20129 Milano Dept. Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine
Reception:
to be scheduled, please email me for additional information
LITA, Via Fratelli Cervi 93, Segrate, MI
Reception:
by appointment to be agreed via e-mail
San Donato Milanese - Via F. Fellini 4