Milan, 9 April – Corriere Innovazione, the national insert of Corriere della Sera on innovation has dedicated a large article to the projects carried out by our scientists to contribute to the fight against Covid19. The full article is available here: https://bit.ly/3c1Qtlt
In the article there is the description of Data against COVID realized – together with other international scientists – by Florian Jug, Group Leader of the Centre of Computational Biology and Head of the Image Analysis facility in order to make available data science competences to medical staff working in the hospitals.
The article talks about the project “COVIDIamo” by Giuseppe Testa, Head of the Centre for Neurogenomics and aimed at understanding what goes wrong in diseased tissues by analyzing cellular functions. These studies could contribute to the use of existing drugs to treat the virus. The project is carried out in collaboration with the Milan University (UniMi), Sacco Hospital and IEO.
Which brain connections coordinate the sense of sight with movement, for example maintaining stable vision while walking or moving our eyes? How is cholesterol formed and what functions does it have in its intermediate steps? These are the topics of the research projects awarded the Early Career Fellowship Programme, a call for proposals launched by […]
The first symposium on “Gender Equality and Diversity at HT” took place today at the Human Technopole Auditorium. The aim of the event was to discuss why there are differences in the career outcomes of men and women and how we can act to promote equality and inclusion at HT. During the event we heard from Gerlind […]
The Supervisory Board of the Human Technopole Foundation has appointed Marino Zerial as the institute’s new Director. Currently Director of the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, a research institution he helped found over 25 years ago, Marino Zerial is also an honorary professor at the Faculty of Medicine […]
Magda Bienko, Group Leader at the Functional Genomics Centre at Human Technopole has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her research project “Radialis”. The project, which has earned a funding of 2 million euros, aims to understand the design principles shaping genome architecture. Within our cells, DNA is folded in a three-dimensional structure. The […]
A web-based application developed by the Iorio Group and the IT & digitalisation team at Human Technopole helps non-computational scientists process and analyse CRISPR-Cas9 screens by reducing false-positive hits. CRISPR/Cas9 technology has become the gold standard for genome and epigenome editing, for studying the regulation of gene expression, and for high-throughput screenings aiming at identifying […]
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