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Cellular and molecular aspects of biological interactions

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Cellular and molecular aspects of biological interactions

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Academic year 2022/2023

Teachers
Prof. Andrea Genre (Assistant)
Massimo Turina (Lecturer)
Raffaella Balestrini (Lecturer)
Prof. Luisa Lanfranco (Lecturer)
Dott.ssa Irene Stefanini (Lecturer)
Year
1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year
Teaching period
Da definire
Type
Basic
Credits/Recognition
4
Delivery
Formal authority
Language
English
Attendance
Obligatory
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Sommario del corso

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Program

This year the course will be focussed on symbiotic associations and cover the following main topics:
Viruses in insects and plants
Yeast-insect associations: impacts on insect behaviour and development
Plant root symbioses with bacteria and fungi
 

Preliminary program:

June 16
11-13 Massimo Turina (IPSP-CNR) - Properties of persistent (cryptic) viruses in plants: a neglected component of the plant-associated microbiota
14-16 Irene Stefanini - The little things that run the world: cellular and molecular aspects of microbe-insects associations

16-18 Massimo Turina (IPSP-CNR) - Dissecting the virus components of insect holobionts and role of persistent  insect-specific viruses in interfering with insect vector capabilities


June 21
11-13 Raffaella Balestrini (IPSP-CNR) - Roots traits in selection of soil microorganisms and responce to environmental stresses, root exudates, response at cell level

14-16 Raffaella Balestrini (IPSP-CNR) - Sinergy and complementary of diverse soil and root-associated microorganisms in the response to environmental stresses


June 22
11-13 Irene Stefanini - The role of social insects on Saccharomyces cerevisiae ecology and evolution
14-16 Luisa Lanfranco
– From intraspecific to cross-kingdom communication systems (part I)


June 29
14-16 Luisa Lanfranco
– From intraspecific to cross-kingdom communication systems (part II)

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Course delivery

The 2022 edition will be  delivered in presence. Slides and additional materials will be available in the Moodle page of this course (see link below).

All lectures will be in Aula A, in Via Accademia Albertina 13.

Please register using the tool at the bottom of this page.

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Learning assessment methods

A final examination will assess the student knowledge of the topics presented.

Suggested readings and bibliography

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The course topics are largely based on recent literature and the teachers will provide the required articles to the students through the Moodle page.



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    Enrollment opening date
    01/03/2020 at 00:00
    Enrollment closing date
    10/06/2022 at 23:55
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