Thesis project and final dissertation

A.Y. 2021/2022
Learning objectives
The learning objective of the final dissertation is to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the research project carried out during the Master's thesis preparation. The thesis project is an autonomous and first-hand experience in which the student can apply the knowledge learned in the MB&B course's teachings to a research project. The thesis project consists of collecting scientific data and learning novel and emerging research technologies, cutting-edge data acquisition systems, and analytical methods to address different biological questions.
Expected learning outcomes
The student will acquire the appropriate tools necessary for the critical evaluation of scientific literature and for accurate data interpretation and analysis in the research field of the thesis project. Competences in scientific writing will be achieved throughout the project and during the writing of the final dissertation. Experience in the oral presentation and discussion of scientific data will be acquired through research group journal clubs, laboratory meetings, and departmental seminars.
The final dissertation consists in the presentation by the student of the scientific results of the thesis followed by a discussion aimed to demonstrate his/her sound competence in the cultural and methodological field of the thesis project.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

- University credits: 39
Individual study and practice: 0 hours