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From Genes To Cells: A Basic Course of Molecular, Cellular and Ultrastructural Biology


Our summer school is a practical, full-immersion course covering biotechniques that can be applied to the study of several biological subjects related to cell biology, gene expression and function analysis, genotoxicity and ultrastructural observations.

The course will be divided in:

a) a theoretical part organized in lectures covering modern technologies;

b) a practical part in which participants will be hosted in the laboratories and will be directly involved in the design and execution of several experimental protocols regarding the main topics object of the lectures.


The aim of the summer school is to introduce students to get information and practice on modern approaches concerning cell biology, cytogenetics, molecular biology and ultrastructure

Who can apply

The school is open to all postgraduate students, especially to PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and senior researchers from Universities, research institutes, clinics and industries.
Undergraduate students will be also welcome.



Program Intensity



Admission Requirements

Applicants are required to present a curriculum based on scientific background (biology, medicine, natural science, physics, chemistry)

Required documents

  • Identity Document (*PASSPORT in case you are a foreign student*)
  • Enrolment Form 
  • Curriculum Vitae based on scientific background (See above "Admission requirements)

All the documents must be in pdf format, in order to upload them on the portal when required (See the "How to apply" page)


  • Admission will be notified within a few day from the submission of the application via Alice portal
  • 15 March 2023: deadline for the request of the scholarship
  • 12 May 2023: application deadline




500 euro
(+ 50 euro: didactic material)

Pay fees by Debit/Credit Card or PayPal online using the following form filling it with all the required data:

PagoPA - Payment Form 


  • International students without Italian Tax Code: please tick the box 'Anonymous' in order to disable the field 'Italian personal ID/VAT number'.
  • Please type your NAME and SURNAME next to the pre-filled text of the field 'Reason'
  • Please pay only after receiving the admission letter
  • After receiving the admission letter, payment of the tuition fee will be due within a week and a copy of the payment receipt should be sent to Prof. Alessandra Salvetti Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo. 


The refund of the fees is possible only if the request is issued within the payment deadline, which is 20 May 2023 at 11:59 pm CEST. 


The University of Pisa offers 1 scholarship (for the amount of 250 Euro) to participate to the Summer School, totally waivering the tuition fees (travel, accomodation and living costs are to be borne personally by each student).
All applicants requiring for the scholarship that will apply within 15 March 2023 will be considered for the assignation of scholarship.
Selection will be based on the country of origin and merit.


3 - 15 July 2023

Application Deadline

12 May 2023


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Ultima modifica: Mer 26 Apr 2023 - 11:49

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