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Biological Sciences - Incoming Students  


Lists of the classes available to visiting students for Bachelor and Master degree courses in the area of Biological Sciences: see document “Studying Biological Sciences at the Università of Milano“ al the end of the page.


The Department of Biosciences is one of the top rated research departments in Italy. A wide range of advanced biological research activities are performed: curiosity-driven “basic science” to investigate the molecular basis of life and more strategic applied research to provide biotechnological solution for the future. The multidisciplinary research groups of the Department work in the area of structural biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, physiology, cell-biology, bioinformatics, ecology and evolution using a wide variety of model systems including bacteria, fungi, mammals and plants.

Research activities of the department pertain to five general scientific sectors: Evolution, Biodiversity and the Environment; Cell and Developmental Biology; Genes, Genomics and Proteomics; The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Human Health; Biophysics and Protein Science.

For an overview of themes and lines of research and Funded research projects please visit the websites below:

Themes and lines research web page

Funded research project web page

Research projects are available for Erasmus+  students at the Department of Biosciences (Internship duration 9-12 months).

Students are recommended to contact research leaders only after the procedures of nomination and application have been successfully completed.

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