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University of Salerno

The origins of the University of Salerno date back to the VIII century AD thanks to the foundation of the celebrated Salerno medical school (that, together with the University of Bologna, is one of the oldest academic institution in Europe).
Nowadays it is one of the most prominent universities in Italy, being considered the best university in the South of Italy, according to different official rankings. It was also the second academy in Italy to offer a course of study in Computer Science, opened in 1972; since then it has always been very active in this field and has promoted the applications of informatics in different scientific sectors.
The University of Salerno hosts around 35’000 students and is structured in 16 Departments offering 32 Bachelor’s Degree courses, 35 Master’s Degree courses, 5 courses of 5-year length and 2 courses of 6-year length. There are also 13 Ph.D. Schools, 2 First Level Masters, 6 Second Level Masters and 9 Specialisations courses.
Since 1988 the University of Salerno is sited in the Valle dell’Irno, a few kilometers away from Salerno and from Avellino. It is structured in two campuses): the main campus in Fisciano and that of Baronissi, that hosts the Department of Medicine and Surgery.

At present, three Departments are involved in the ELIXIR programme:

Activities and services that are relative to the bioinformatics field involve:

  • Modelling of Neural Network for diagnostic and survival analysis; modelling of “omics” data, in particular the analysis of the effect of nanomaterials on human health; drug repositioning studies.
  • Studies of theoretical and computational chemistry, biocomputing and structural bioinformatics for the analysis of riboswitches and molecular complexes; applications of structural bioinfomarics in the study of structure-function-dynamics relationships between proteins, in particular between enzymes associated to rare genetic conditions.
  • Studies of functional and structural genomics through next generation sequencing and microarrays, involving molecular biology and bioinformatics experts that take care of every experimental aspect, ranging from biotechnologic implementations to analysis and storage of genomic studies.
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Best practices for RNA-Seq data analysis

20/07/2017

ELIXIR-IIB, in collaboration with University of Salerno, Italy, is pleased to announce the upcoming training course on “Best practices for RNA-Seq data analysis”. Course date: 27-29 SEPTEMBER 2017 Deadline for applications: 11 September 2017 Selection will start on July 20th and those with an adequate profile will be accepted immediately, until we reach 25 participants. … Continue reading Best practices for RNA-Seq data analysis

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Train the Trainer – Learning principles and teaching best practices: focus on academic teaching

27/09/2017 - 29/09/2017 All day

ELIXIR-IIB, in collaboration with University of Salerno, Italy, is pleased to announce the upcoming training course on “Train the Trainer – Learning principles and teaching best practices: focus on academic teaching” Course date: 27-29 SEPTEMBER 2017 There is no course attendance fee. Full details and the application form at: https://elixir-iib-training.github.io/website/2017/09/27/train-the-trainer-salerno.html COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course is made … Continue reading Train the Trainer – Learning principles and teaching best practices: focus on academic teaching

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Train the Trainer – Learning principles and teaching best practices: focus on academic teaching

27/09/2017 - 29/09/2017 All day

ELIXIR-IIB, in collaboration with University of Salerno, Italy, is pleased to announce the upcoming training course on “Train the Trainer – Learning principles and teaching best practices: focus on academic teaching” Course date: 27-29 SEPTEMBER 2017 There is no course attendance fee. Full details and the application form at: https://elixir-iib-training.github.io/website/2017/09/27/train-the-trainer-salerno.html COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course is made … Continue reading Train the Trainer – Learning principles and teaching best practices: focus on academic teaching

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