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                                                           THE RECTOR

CONSIDERING                   Law May 9th 1989 no. 168;
CONSIDERING                   Statuto of Università deg li Studi di Milano, issued by Rector’s Decree on May 28th
                              1996 and following modifications;
CONSIDERING                   art. 51, paragraph 6 of Law December 27th 1997 no. 449 that establishes the
                              institution of fellowships for collaboration to research activities;
CONSIDERING                   Decreto Ministeriale February 11 th 1998 that establishes the amount of the
                              fellowship and the criteria of assessment;
CONSIDERING                   Decreto Ministeriale February 26th 2004 no. 45 which establishes the minimum and
                              maximum amount of the fellowships;
CONSIDERING                   Regulations concerning fellowships for a collaboration to research activities issued
                              by Rector’s decree n. 261587 on April 1st 2009 as from art. 51 paragraph 6 of Law no.
                              449/97, in particular art. 2 of the Regulations which rules the institution of
                              fellowships to be charged to University budget;
AS                            90 new fellowships have been financed in 2009 within approval of the University
                              budget on November 24th 2008;
AS                            Senato Accademico on April 21st 2009 divided 90 Fellowships for collaboration to
                              research activity among the scientific areas established in University and decided
                              the criteria of assessment of research projects, qualifications and scientific-
                              professional curriculum of the candidate;
AS                            on June 3r d 2009 a Rector’s Decree established the Commissione di Garanzia
                              approved by Senato Accademico on May 12th 2009;
CONSIDERING                   on June 4th 2009 CARSTT established the scientific areas concerning which the
                              candidates must sit for an interview, according to what established by art. 2 ,
                              paragraph 7 of the Regulations mentioned above;
CONSIDERING                   candidates resident abroad for at least one year do not have to sit for the interview,
                              if placed in the ranking in useful position;


Art. 1 - As from Decreto del Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica on February 11 th
1998 issued in enforcement of art. 51, paragraph 6, Law 449/1997 and of art. 2 of Regulations concerning
fellowships for a collaboration to research activities issued by Rector’s Decree no. 261587 on April 1st 2009,
University of Milan has launched a competition by qualifications an d interview to award 90 fellowships for a
collaboration to research activities restricted to doctorate graduat es or graduated in medicine and surgery,
holding a diploma in the specialty area of medicine (medical), with appropriate scientific production, lasting
two years and divided among the scientific areas established at the University of Milan, as follows:

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                                                     N. FELLOW-SHIPS                INTERVIEW YES/NO              LANGUAGE
             SCIENTIFIC AREA                                                                                   REQUIRED FOR THE
 1. Mathematics                                                 3                    NO                        English;   in    case,
 2. Physics                                                     4                    YES                       English;   in    case,
 3. Chemistry                                                   5                    YES                       English;   in    case,
 4. Geology                                                    2                     YES                       English;   in    case,
 5. Biology                                                    11                    YES                       English;   in    case,
 6. Information Sciences                                        4                    YES                       English;   in    case,
 7. Medicine                                                   19                    YES                       English;   in    case,
 8. Agricultural Sciences                                       6                    YES                       English;   in    case,
 9. Veterinary Sciences                                         5                    YES                       English;   in    case,
 10. Pharmaceutical and                                         5                    YES                       English;   in    case,
 pharmacological Sciences                                                                                      Italian
 11. Law                                                        9                    NO                        Italian;   in    case,
 12. Humanities (ancient history,                               6                    YES                       Italian and Eng lish
 philology, letters, art history)
 13. History, Philosophy, Pedagogy,                             5                    YES                       Italian;   in    case,
 Psychology                                                                                                    English
 14. Economics and statistics                                   3                    NO                        English;   in    case,
 15. Political Sciences and Sociology                           3                    YES                       Italian and Eng lish
  TOTAL FELLOWSHIPS YEAR 2009                                  90


All those who have achieved a PhD and graduated in medicine and surgery, holding a diploma in the specialty
area of medicine (medical), together with an appropriate scientific production and a scientific and
professional curriculum vitae suitable for research activity can take part in this competition.
Candidates must send the application form and the description of a research project to be developed with
reference to only one subject among those established in Enclosure 1), in one or both languages specified in
the chart.
Absence of criminal prosecution is required.
Those who have been already awarded fe llowships within the limits established by the laws in force (eight
years or four if the fellow has been awarded a PhD grant) cannot participate in the selection. If the fellow has
         Università degli Studi di Milano –Divisione Stipendi e Carriere del Personale – Via S. Antonio, 12,
         20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
         Tel. 02 50313290- Fax 02 50313315
been awarded a PhD grant for less than four years, the fellowship can be awarded up to a total duration of
eight years between fellowship and PhD grant.
Staff employed in Universities and in the other bodies as from art. 51, paragraph 6, Law 449/97 can
participate in the selection: in case of awarding the fellowship, the fellow m ust resign.

Fellows awarded other grants can participate but must renounce other grants in case of winning the
Civil Servants can be awarded the fellowship but must be put on leave without salary in the administration
they work for, according to the laws in force.
The qualifications must be held within the deadline established for the presentation of the application form ,
except for what established for the PhD degree, according to art. 2 paragraph 5 of Regulations, which can be
achieved within the date of stipulation of the individual contract.


The      candidates      must       fill   in    the     application        form      available       on-line    at   http://surplus- Candidates having already the access to the Unimi
e-mail         will          have           to          connect            to          this         web-site:         http://surplus-
This does not substitute the paper form which must be sent to the University. After filling in the application
form candidates will print a file containing the main personal information and will send it to Magnifico Rettore
dell’Università deg li Studi di Milano. The applicant must bring it directly to Ufficio Archivio e Protocollo of
Università degli Studi di Milano – Via Festa del Perdono, 7, 20122 Milano- Italy, or send it by registered letter
with return coupon attached ( in this case the stamp and date of the post office will be considered) within
16/07/2009: otherwise he/she will be excluded from the competition.
The Administration is not responsible if communications get lost because the address written by the candidate
is not correct or a change of address has been communicated lately or not communicated by the candidate or
because of mistakes in delivery due to third parties, chance or force majeure.
Application forms without signature or incomplete or sent after the deadline established will not be accepted.

Forms on-line must contain the following information:


           Università degli Studi di Milano –Divisione Stipendi e Carriere del Personale – Via S. Antonio, 12,
           20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
           Tel. 02 50313290- Fax 02 50313315
The Administration could ask the candidates to bring or send the whole documentation of the publications
specified in the list.


Application forms will be assessed by Commissione di Garanzia, made up of five members selected among
professors in this University, which will take advantage of at least two external experts (for each application
or for applications concerning the same subject). The list of examiners is established by CARSTT and approved
by Rector’s decree.
Each examiner can use up to 12 points, to be divided as follows:

- assessment of the candidate up to 6 points
- assessment of the project up to 6 points

The evaluation criteria for candidates’ scientific qualifications and scientific-professional curriculum are the
                 - degree mark ;
                 - PhD thesis;
                 - specialization degrees and marks;
                 - attendance of post-graduate courses;
                 - research activity in Italy;
                 - research activity abroad;
                 - fellowships, scientific-professional contracts and appointments;
                 - participation in scientific congresses;
                 - scientific publications and qualification;
                 - monographic publications and chapters in books ;
                 - patents.
  Evaluation criteria for research projects are the following:
                 - relevance of the project to the subject suggested by the Department;
                 - originality of the research suggested;
                 - updating of the project with reference to knowledge acquired;
                 - appropriate bibliographic reference;
                 - potential achievement of the project in the space and time available;
                 - relevance of results potentially achievable.

In case of incomplete or insubstantial evaluation an d in case of discrepancy between two evaluations, superior
of equal to 6 points, Commissione di Garanzia will ask for a third assessment.
Commissione di Garanzia forms a ranking for each area related to the posts, with reference to marks given by
the examiners.
The result of the assessment of the project and of the scientific qualifications of each candidate will be
posted up and published on the University web-site.
Candidates who have not earned at least 7 points from at least two examiners are excluded from the ranking.
Candidates living abroad for at least one year (to prove with proper certification) who occupy a useful position

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         20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
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in the ranking within posts available can be directly appointed among winners.
Candidates in the ranking and placed in position equal to the number of fello wships available for the area
concerned increased of 50%, to round up to the next integer, can take part in the interview, if established by
this competition.
The interview, which takes place with a Commission established by the Rector and suggested by Commissione
di garanzia and made up of a member of Commissione di garanzia, who is the president, of the president or
other member of Comitato d’area and, as third member, of Director of the Department concerned or of a
delegate, will take place according to the schedule enclosed.
The Commission in charge of the interview can use up to 3 points for each candidate.
The candidates who have to sit for the interview will be called by e-mail at the address communicated by the
candidate in the application form; in case of absence, candidates will be automatically excluded from the
final ranking.
Commissione di garanzia, at the end of the assessment of the candidate, the research project and the
interview, will publish the result of the assessment for each candidate and will form a ranking for each area,
with reference to the marks earned. Assessment must end within six months since the transmission, to the
referees, of the themes and the related projects.
The results of the assessment wi ll be formalized by Rector’s Decree and published in University web-site.
If marks, gained in the same scientific area, end in a tie, the fellowship will be assigned to the younger


The Rector will communicate, by registered letter at the address in the application form, the awarding of the
fellowship to the winners.
Within the deadline mentioned in the communication, the winner must send to the Rector the acceptance
declaration required by the Administration, otherwise he/she will loose the post; afterwards he/she will be
called to stipulate a contract.
The contract conditions are ruled by Regulations concerning fellowships for collaboration to research activity
of University of Milan.
The fellowship implies the achi evement of the research project suggested by the candidate, under the
supervision of the Scientist-in-charge and at the related structure. The Scientist-in-charge and the candidate
will agree on the activities related to the research project which will be carried out during the fellowship and
that will be verified periodically, according to modes established by the individual contract.
The awarding of the fellowship does not imply employed work and does not give rights to employment by
Fellows can participate in the University in commissions for examinations as experts in a specific subject and
collaborate to tutoring activities.
The fellowship cannot be added to grants or other types of aid, except for those established for integration of
stays abroad, neither with other contracts of collaboration nor with income coming from free lance activities
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performed with continuity. Extra-university activities as speaker in seminars, conferences or publishing
activities and a limited activity of self-employed work are compatible with the fellowship, upon written
communication and in agreement with the scientist-in-charge and upon the condition that such activity is
declared compatible by the Structure where the fellow performs research activity and does n ot imply interest
conflicts with the research activity performed for the University. Self-employed work cannot exceed the
income limits established by Consiglio di Amministrazione equal to a gross yearly amount of 15.000 Euros, with
exclusion of remuneration coming from copyright.


The yearly gross amount of the fellowship is of 16.138,00 Euros. The amount does not include expenses for
industrial accident insurance and public liability insurance which are charged to the University. The amount is
tax free (Irpef exempt) according to art. 4 of Law August 13th 1984 no. 476 and subjected, for what concerns
social insurance, to rules as from art. 2, paragraph 26 and following of L aw August 8th 1995 no. 335. The
amount is paid in monthly postponed instalments.


Declarations and certifications of acceptance sent by registered letter with reply coupon attached within
fifteen days (the stamp and date of the post office will be considered) since t he communication by the Rector
or brought directly to the appropriate office will be taken into account.
Personal facts and qualities self-attested by the winner of the competition will be checked properly by the
University, also by sample, in order to verify their truth.
The winners will be called to stipulate the contract of collaboration to research activity, which will start from
the first day of the month following the signature.
For non-EC subjects the fellowship will start after having obtained the v isa for self-employed work and the
actual beginning of the research activity.


If the contract is not signed within the deadline mentioned by the appropriate office or if the ca ndidate does
not achieve the PhD within the stipulation date, the winner will loose every right to the fellowship.
In case of loss of the right to the fellowship or of renounce by the winners, the fellowships are made available
to candidates placed usefully in the ranking. The ranking is valid for 180 days since its approval.
The winners of the fellowships who do not attain themselves to what established by this competition notice
and to the Regulations mentioned above will loose every right to the fellowship by means of a Rector’s A ct
upon written notification.
During collaboration activity, if the Fellow does not carry out regularly research activity, without justified
reason, or is responsible of serious and continuous malpractice, the procedure of cancellation of the contract
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         20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
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will be started, on request of the Scientist-in-charge.


For what is not established by this competition notice please refer to the Regulations concerning fellowships
for research activity issued by Rector’s Decree on April 1st 2009 no. 261587 and the rules in force about the


A ccording to D.L. 196/03 Univ ers ity will commit its elf to res pect all confidential information
provided by the candidate: “all information prov ided will be handled only for aims connected to
the s election and to the s tipulation and manag ement of relations hip with Univ ersity”.


According to Law August 7th 1990 no. 241, the Head of Office in charge of the competition is Dr. Anna Tavano
– Ufficio Contratti di Formazione e Ricerca at Divisione Stipendi e Carriere del Personale – Via S. Antonio n. 12,

                                                                                                        IL RETTORE
                                                                                                       Enrico Decleva
REG. AL N. 262632 DEL 12.06.2009

           Università degli Studi di Milano –Divisione Stipendi e Carriere del Personale – Via S. Antonio, 12,
           20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
           Tel. 02 50313290- Fax 02 50313315
Università degli Studi di Milano –Divisione Stipendi e Carriere del Personale – Via S. Antonio, 12,
20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Enclosure 1
ID subjec t                                Research projec t                                        Description                                                                           Sc ientific Area
                                                                                                    Motivic cohomology, mixed motives, n-motives and triangulated motives with
1                                                                                                                                                                                         1
                                                                                                    respect to problems and conjectures in algebraic K-theory and arithmetic
BARBIERI VIALE LUCA                        Motivic Homotopy and Motives
                                                                                                    geometry such as Deligne conjectures, Bloch-Beilinson conjectures and Tate's          M athematics
Dipartimento di Matematica
                                                                                                    1. Construction of rational points on elliptic curves, abelian varieties, algebraic
                                                                                                    varieties.                                                                            1
BERTOLINI MASSIMO                          Elliptic curves, modular forms, L-functions                                                                                                    M athematics
                                                                                                    2. Iwasawa theory and p-adic L-functions.
Dipartimento di Matematica
                                                                                                    3. Arithmetic theory of modular forms.
                                                                                                    Subject: internal structures and internal constructions (such as internal crossed
                                           Internal categorical methods in homotopical, (non-       modules and internal actions) for homotopy, (non-abelian) homology and                1
MANTOVANI SANDRA                                                                                                                                                                          M athematics
                                           abelian) homological, universal algebra.                 categorical aspects of universal algebra in homological and semiabelian
Dipartimento di Matematica
                                                                                                    Nonlinear elliptic and degenerate elliptic quations:
4                                                                                                                                                                                         1
                                                                                                    - existence, non-existence and multiplicity of solutions
RUF BERNHARD                               Nonlinear analysis and partial differential equations                                                                                          M athematics
                                                                                                    - variational methods; non-compactness and concentration fenomena
Dipartimento di Matematica
                                                                                                    - qualitative properties of solutions; symmetrisation methods
5                                                                                                                                                                                         1
                                                                                                    Convex sets and support properties. Infinite-dimensional polytopes in Banach
VESELY LIBOR                               Infinite-dimensional convexity                                                                                                                 M athematics
                                                                                                    spaces. Best approximation and Chebyshev centers in Banach spaces.
Dipartimento di Matematica
                                                                                                    The research focuses on the study of supramolecular organization. The study could 2
BELLINI TOMMASO                            Experimental study of biological soft matter,
                                                                                                    combine different techniques: scattering of light, neutrons or x-rays; microscopy;  Physics
Dipartimento di Chimica, Biochimica        complex fluids and systems of biomedical relevance
                                                                                                    calorimetry; fluorescence; magnetic resonance; numerical simulation.
e Biotecnologie Per La Medicina
                                           Experimental Cosmology: Data analysis of the             A) Analysis of data from the PLANCK satellite and future CMB experiments              2
                                           PLANCK mission and new technological                     B) Study of possible commercial applications of microwave technologies we
Dipartimento di Fisica                                                                                                                                                                        Physics
                                           developments                                             developed for CMB observations
Sezione Fisica dei Plasmi e Astrofisica
8                                                                                                   The nuclear physics is within experiments or theory. Experiments are on nuclear
BRACCO ANGELA                              Nuclear structure and reaction studies of exotic         structure far from stability or astrophysics nuclear reactions . Theoretical          2
Dipartimento di Fisica                     nuclei and their astrophysical applications              Developments use many-body techniques.                                                    Physics
Sezione Fisica del Nucleo                                                                           See
9                                                                                                        1) Study of protein folding with simplified models;
BROGLIA RICARDO AMERICO                                                                                  2) Study of physical models for genetic expression and of hydrodynamics in       2
                                           Physics of Biological Systems                                       colloids to describe the motion of cilia and flagella in microorganisms.       Physics
Dipartimento di Fisica
Sezione Fisica del Nucleo                                                                  ica1
10                                                                                                  String and field theory are essential tools both in theoretical high-energy physics
CARACCIOLO SERGIO                          Field theory and strings: fundamental interactions       to describe fundamental interaction as in the description of lower energy             2
Dipartimento di Fisica                     and critical phenomena                                   collective phenomena, to understand critical behaviour.                                   Physics
Sezione Fisica Teorica                                                                     ica4

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11                                                                                               Development of innovative methods involving ionizing radiation (photon, neutrons,
GAMBARINI GRAZIA                          Ionizing radiation: study and development of           ions) aimed at issues in the fields of radiotherapy, radioprotection and cellular 2
Dipartimento di Fisica                    methods of interest for dosimetry and radiobiology     damage. The activity is both experimental and computational.                        Physics
Sezione Fisica Medica                                                                   ica5
                                                                                                 We will investigate the local spin dynamics and quantum effects at low
LASCIALFARI ALESSANDRO                    Study of spin dynamics and quantum effects in                                                                                              2
                                                                                                 temperature in magnetic nanostructures, by means of magnetization, magnetic
Dipartimento di Scienze Molecolari        magnetic nanostructures                                                                                                                        Physics
                                                                                                 susceptibility and Magnetic Resonance experimental techniques.
Applicate ai Biosistemi
                                                                                                 Data Analysis: ATLAS: Higgs physics, Supersymmetry, top; BaBar: bottomonium
                                          Experimental physics of Particle, Astroparticle and    spectroscopy, new physics at Y(3S); Borexino: solar neutrinos with 200 keV energy   2
Dipartimento di Fisica                                                                                                                                                                   Physics
                                          Solar Neutrino                                         threshold; Auger: ultra-high energy cosmic rays
Sezione Fisica delle Particelle
                                                                                                 - Turbulence and coherent structures in complex and non-neutral plasmas:
14                                                                                               experiments and theory.
POZZOLI ROBERTO                           Collective phenomena in complex plasmas or in          - Superradiance and subradiance generation in ultracold atoms.                      2
Dipartimento di Fisica                    ultracold atoms                                        See                                    Physics
Sezione Fisica dei Plasmi e Astrofisica

15                                                                                               Compounds active on TRP receptors involved in chemical sensing and gustation
BASSOLI ANGELA                                                                                   from food plants. Synthesis, SARs, modelling, bioactivity assays with cloned        3
                                          TRP bioactive compounds from foodplants
Dipartimento di Scienze Molecolari                                                               receptors, sensory evaluation; agrifood, gastronomy and pharmaceutical              Chemistry
Agroalimentari                                                                                   applications.
BERNARDI ANNA                                                                                    The field of g lycomimetics has been reviewed recently. See for instance: Imberty   3
                                          Design and synthesis of oligosaccharide mimics
Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e                                                               et al. Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 7490 and Murphy P. V. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 4177      Chemistry
                                                                                                 The field of combinatorial catalysis has been recently reviewed by M. T. Reetz in
GENNARI CESARE MARIO ARTURO               Discovery of new enantioselective catalysts using                                                                                          3
                                                                                                 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2556-2588. On this subject, an EC Marie Curie
Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e        combinatorial strategies                                                                                                                   Chemistry
                                                                                                 contract is presently active
18                                                                                               Electron transfers in complex systems, involving catalytic electrodes and/or
MUSSINI PATRIZIA ROMANA                   Molecular electrochemistry and electrocatalysis:       complex molecular structures (conjugation, multiple redox centers...);              3
Dipartimento di Chimica Fisica ed         mechanisms, materials, applications                    mechanisms and applications to electroanalysis and development of functional        Chemistry
Elettrochimica                                                                                   materials
                                                                                                 Synthesis and use of catalytic systems in renewable transformation for fine and
PRATI LAURA                                                                                                                                                                          3
                                          Renewable valorisation by catalytic processes          bulk chemicals. Evaluation of catalytic tests and long-term use of catalytic
Dipartimento di Chimica Inorganica,                                                                                                                                                  Chemistry
Metallorganica e Analitica
20                                                                                               Design, synthesis and characterization of
ROBERTO DOMINIQUE MARIE                   Synthesis of new organometallic photosensitizers for   - new ruthenium complexes as efficient photosensitizers for Graetzel cells.       3
Dipartimento di Chimica Inorganica,       application in photovoltaic solar cells                - novel organometallic complexes and/or polymers as active components for bulk    Chemistry
Metallorganica e Analitica                                                                       heterojunction solar cells.
21                                        Novel synthetic methodologies for the synthesis of     Foremost targets: reduced synthetic steps, low production of waste products, high 3
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ROSSI ELISABETTA                        heterocyclic and hetero(poly)cyclic systems.            structural flexibility.                                                               Chemistry
Dipartimento di Scienze Molecolari                                                              Theoretical and practical development of: domino reactions, multicomponent
Applicate ai Biosistemi                                                                         reactions, click reactions, cycloadditions, and catalysis.
                                                                                                We plan to study, by high pressure (1-100 Bars) XRPD, the structural modifications
SIRONI ANGELO AGOSTINO DANIELE          structural behaviour of porous MOF as a function of                                                                                           3
                                                                                                of porous Metal Organic Frameworks induced by the absorption of small molecules
Dipartimento di Chimica Strutturale e   pressure, temperature and different guests                                                                                                    Chemistry
                                                                                                (H2O, CO2, CH4, C2H2, H2, CO, Xe ?) at different temperatures and pressures
Stereochimica Inorganica
23                                                                                              The molecule-solid surface interactions are investigated by means of ab initio and
TANTARDINI GIAN FRANCO                  Theoretical Studies of Interactions and Reactions at    Fisrt Principles methods, and the dynamics of physi- and chemi-sorption,              3
Dipartimento di Chimica Fisica ed       Gas-Surface Interfaces                                  diffiusion, reaction and desorption are classically and quantum mechanically          Chemistry
Elettrochimica                                                                                  simulated.
24                                                                                              Feasible researches according to academic grant and scientific instruments of
DE CAPITANI LUISA                       Environmental problems in areas contaminated by         Department are here proposed as: geochemical hazard maps acquisition,                 4
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra     metals: prevention, risk mitigation and remediation     quantitative approach to hazard evaluation, definition of areas responsible for       Geology
"Ardito Desio"                                                                                  contamination
25                                                                                              HIGH-RESOLUTION QUANTITATIVE ANALYSES OF JURASSIC-CRETACEOUS
                                        CALCAREOUS PHYTOPLANKTON EVOLUTION AND THE
ERBA ELISABETTA                                                                                 CALCAREOUS NANNOFLORAS FOR RECONSTRUCTIONS OF THEIR EVOLUTIONARY                      4
                                        CARBONATE SYSTEM IN THE JURASSIC-CRETACEOUS
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra                                                             HISTORY AND BIOCALCIFICATION RELATIVE TO CHANGES IN pCO2 AS WELL AS                   Geology
"Ardito Desio"                                                                                  OCEAN FERTILITY, CHEMISTRY AND STRUCTURE.
                                                                                                From hydrostratigraphy to numerical models of water flow in the aquifer groups of
GIUDICI MAURO                           Multidisciplinary characterization of alluvial aquifers                                                                                   4
                                                                                                the Quaternary Lombardy alluvial plain: integrating geophysical and geological
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra     at different scales                                                                                                                       Geology
                                                                                                methods for efficient mathematical modelling
Sezione di Geofisica
                                        Changes in climate related geomorphological             Analysing climate change effects on high mountain environments since the LIA.
PELFINI MANUELA                                                                                                                                                                   4
                                        processes and climatic trend in glacialized             Studying changes in magnitude and rates of glacial and slope processes by dendro-
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra                                                                                                                                               Geology
                                        environments                                            climate and geomorphological methods on Alpine and extra Alpine environments
"Ardito Desio"
28                                                                                              The candidate should consider the use of mostly newly collected material from
TINTORI ANDREA                          Fossil Vertebrate Faunas: systematic, paleoecology      fossil vertebrate levels in order to describe the taxa and to use the assemblages     4
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra     and paleobiogeography.                                  for paleoenvironmental and paleogeographic restorations as well as for                Geology
"Ardito Desio"                                                                                  biostratigraphy
                                                                                                The nervous system and the immune system share a common repertoire of
                                        Expression of Toll-like receptors during the            molecules. The project aims at characterizing the expression of innate immunity       5
Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e
                                        development of the peripheral nervous system            receptors of the Toll-like family during the development of the murine peripheral     Biology
Scienze Biomediche
                                                                                                nervous system.
Citta' Studi
30                                                                                              SOX proteins play key roles in embryonic development and in human diseases,
BELTRAME MONICA DANIELA                 Zebrafish as a model for vertebrate development &       such as the HLT syndrome linked to mutations in SOX18. Using zebrafish as a           5
Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari   human disease: roles of SOX transcription factors       model system, we study SoxF genes (Sox7, 17, 18) in cardiovascular/lymphatic          Biology
e Biotecnologie                                                                                 development.
31                                                                                              The research is addressed to mechanisms of signal transduction mediated by small
                                        Molecular mechanisms and intracellular trafficking                                                                                            5
BERRUTI GIOVANNA                                                                                G-proteins (organization of cell architecture, junctional dynamic, cytokinesis) and
                                        events in male germ cell differentiation                                                                                                      Biology
Dipartimento di Biologia                                                                        to vesicular sorting, ubiquitin-dependent, of proteins during cell differentiation
32                                      Structural Biology Discovery Methods in "Reverse        X-ray crystallography, biochem and biophysical methods are applied to the study       5

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BOLOGNESI MARTINO                       Vaccinology"                                             of selected cell-surface protein domains from bacterial pathogens, to relate 3D           Biology
Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari                                                            protein structures with their antigenic properties in the context of vaccine
e Biotecnologie                                                                                  development.
33                                                                                               Autotomy and regeneration phenomena of tissues and organs are explored in
                                        Autotomy and regeneration: key-role of dynamic                                                                                                     5
CANDIA MARIA DANIELA                                                                             appropriate animal models in the light of the dynamic properties of connective
                                        connective tissues in animal models                                                                                                                Biology
Dipartimento di Biologia                                                                         tissues, with a wide applied potential for biomaterial science.
                                                                                                 The goal of this research is to set up an analytical method to identify and quantify
CIUFFREDA PIERANGELA                    Endocannabinoids and related acylethanolamides: a                                                                                                  5
                                                                                                 acylethanolamides in biological samples from healthy subjects and patie with
Dipartimento di Scienze Precliniche     role in metabolic diseases                                                                                                                         Biology
                                                                                                 metabolic diseases.
Lita Vialba
                                                                                                 Aim of the project is to localize at cellular and subcellular level a lterations in the
DE BIASI SILVIA                         ALTERATIONS OF THE LYSOSOME-AUTOPHAGOSOME                                                                                                          5
                                                                                                 expression of molecular markers of the intracellular lysosome-autophagosome
Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari   PATHWAY IN MODELS OF MOTONEURON DISEASE                                                                                                            Biology
                                                                                                 proteolytic pathway in models of motor neuron disease
e Biotecnologie
36                                                                                               HIV causes AIDS by permanently integrate its proviral DNA into the host genome.
DE GIULI MORGHEN CARLO                  Arbovirus retargeting as an alternative strategy         To eradicate these viral reservoir we will engineer a chimeric Arbovirus able to          5
Dipartimento di Farmacologia,           eradicate latent cellular HIV reservoirs                 selectively penetrate and kill cells expressing gp120 HIV env latently-infected by        Biology
Chemioterapia e Tossicologia Medica                                                              HIV.
                                                                                                 Novel molecular targets essential for bacterial cell survival, pathogenicity or
DEHO' GIOVANNI                          Novel molecular targets for the devolpment of new                                                                                                  5
                                                                                                 biofilm formation will be characterized in different model bacteria. Inhibitory
Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari   antibacterial drugs                                                                                                                                Biology
                                                                                                 molecules will be designed or screened for as new drug leads
e Biotecnologie
                                                                                                 A morphological analysis of the cigarette smoke effects on human oral mucosa will
                                        Morphological analysis of chronic cigarette smoke        be performed on bioptic fragments obtained from young chronic smoker and non              5
Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e
                                        effects on human oral mucosa.                            smoker volunteers. Epithelial proliferation, adhesion, and differentiation will be        Biology
Scienze Biomediche
Citta' Studi
                                                                                                 Specific research aims are defining: the virological and immunological parameters
GALLINA ANDREA                          Virus-host interaction mechanisms during HIV-1 and                                                                                                 5
                                                                                                 predictive of HIV patient response to HAART; the role of cytomegalovirus (CMV)-
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   cytomegalovirus infection                                                                                                                          Biology
                                                                                                 encoded virokines in CMV entry and sedation of the innate immune response.
                                                                                                 Use of proteins immobilized on magnetic nanoparticles for assessing the role of
IAMETTI STEFANIA                        INTERACTOMICS STUDIES ON COFACTOR-                                                                                                                 5
                                                                                                 protein-protein interactions in activity and regulation of cofactor -assembling
Dipartimento di Scienze Molecolari      SINTHESIZING MULTIPROTEIN MACHINERIES                                                                                                              Biology
                                                                                                 Human powered vehicles and other passive tools overcome evolutionary
                                        Physiology and Biomechanics of Locomotion with           determined musculo-skeletal limits, by linking the biological engine (muscles) to         5
                                        Human Powered Vehicles                                   actuators (gears and mechanisms) suitable to different environments (ground,              Biology
Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana
                                                                                                 water, air, gravity)
                                                                                                 The focus is on applying protein-engineering protocols to transmembrane
                                                                                                 transport systems. We alter protein function for the purposes of changing protein         5
MORONI ANNA                             Engineering transport protein functions
                                                                                                 interaction specificities and catalytic function and the goal is the production of        Biology
Dipartimento di Biologia
43                                      Analysis of the mechanisms responsible for neuronal      We will investigate the neurodegenerative mechanisms in two motor neuron                  5

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POLETTI ANGELO                          death in motor neuron diseases                           diseases: the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and the spinobulbar muscular        Biology
Dipartimento di Endocrinologia,                                                                  atrophy (SBMA). In particular, we will analyse possible alteration of axonal
Fisiopatologia e Biologia Applicata                                                              functions
44                                                                                               The aim of the study is the evaluation of cell growth after treatment with PUFA
                                        EFFECTS OF LONG CHAIN PUFAS OMEGA-3
RIZZO ANGELA MARIA                                                                               omega-3 in two cell lines of human adenocarcinoma with different expression of        5
                                        INCORPORATION IN CELL MEMBRANE MICRODOMAINS
Dipartimento di Scienze Molecolari                                                               ER receptor, and to analyze the alteration of composition and function of lipids      Biology
                                        OF HUMAN BREAST CAN
Applicate ai Biosistemi                                                                          rafts.
                                                                                                 We aim to evaluate the use of glucose transporters as novel pharmacological
                                        Study of mucosal immunity and its modulation via         targets to induce antinflammatory effects in inflammation-based pathologies           5
Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e
                                        interaction with glucose transporters                    involving the gut and the lung, based on recent studies showing the                   Biology
Scienze Biomediche
                                                                                                 immuneregulatory role of SGLT1
Citta' Studi
                                                                                                 Consequences of maternal effects mediated by breeding habitat, egg quality
                                        Reproductive adaptations in vertebrates: the             (concentration of hormones, antioxidants) and post-natal environment for           5
                                        evolutionary ecology of 'maternal effects'               offspring development, physiology and socio-sexual behaviour in birds. Sex-related Biology
Dipartimento di Biologia
                                                                                                 maternal effects
                                                                                                 Development of experimental murine models for the study of the molecular
SAMAJA MICHELE                          Role of hypoxia and microcirculation in                                                                                                        5
                                                                                                 mechanisms that control the growth of solid tumors, with particular concern to
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   tumorigenesis in vivo                                                                                                                          Biology
                                                                                                 those related to tissue hypoxia and microcirculatory factors
48                                                                                               The research is concerned with the design of new compounds for monitoring the
SANTANIELLO ENZO                        Design of compounds for in vivo imaging of the           gene reporter expression in transgenic animals by means of imaging techniques         5
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   expression of reporter genes in animal models            based on bioluminescence, magnetic resonance, gamma ray or positr on emission         Biology
Odontoiatria                                                                                     (PET, SPECT).
                                                                                                 The interaction between IgE and FceRI receptors favours anti-tumor vaccination in
SICCARDI ANTONIO                        Construction of rMVA expressing membrane IgE                                                                                               5
                                                                                                 murine and "humanized" models 1)Construction of rMVA expressing membrane IgE
Dipartimento di Biologia e Genetica     adjuvant in vaccines against tumors and pathogens                                                                                          Biology
                                                                                                 2)Analisys of IgE-driven immune response 3)Extension to infectivological models
Per Le Scienze Mediche
SONNINO SANDRO                                                                                   The theme address the study of signal transduction regulated by sphingolipids in      5
                                        Sphingolipids in the regulation of signal transduction
Dipartimento di Chimica, Biochimica                                                              its biochemical, metabolic, molecular and cellular aspects.                           Biology
e Biotecnologie Per La Medicina
                                                                                                 Studiare attraverso marcatori molecolari: 1) la variabilita genetica delle
                                                                                                 sottospecie domestica e selvatica di Vitis vinifera 2) loro demografia 3) origini e   5
SPADA ALBERTO                           Biodiversity and its variations by human activity
                                                                                                 periodo di domesticazione 4) relazioni genetiche tra le specie selvatiche del         Biology
Dipartimento di Biologia
                                                                                                 genere Vitis
52                                                                                               Aim of the proposed of the research is the identification through molecular and
TONELLI CHIARA                          Identification and analysis of guard cell specific       generic screening in model plant system, of genes involved in the regulation of       5
Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari   genes to modulate plant response to drought              stomatal movemnet to enhance drought tolerance and water use efficiency in            Biology
e Biotecnologie                                                                                  crops
                                                                                                 The aim of the study is dual: a) to study the stretching-induced changes in the
VEICSTEINAS ARSENIO                     Muscle stretching in sport and rehabilitation: Basic                                                                                           5
                                                                                                 single muscle fibre and muscle-tendon unit; and b) to assess the effects of
Sezione del Dipartimento di Scienze     mechanisms and functional implications                                                                                                         Biology
                                                                                                 stretching on physical performance in sport and rehabilitation.
Dello Sport, Nutrizione e Salute

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                                                                                                Development of connectionist models of Human cognitive functions (e.g. reading,
BORGHESE NUNZIO ALBERTO                                                                                                                                                            6
                                        Computational models of cognitive processes             memory, motor control, ...), to test hypotheses on the processes involved and to   Information Sciences
Dipartimento di Scienze
                                                                                                generate predictions to be verified through ad-hoc behavioral experiments.
55                                                                                              Applications requiring automatic image analysis techniques are becoming more
CAMPADELLI PAOLA                        Development of automatic image analysis                 and more demanding. Therefore, development of innovative and efficient             6
Dipartimento di Scienze                 techniques                                              methods for classification, clustering, pattern recognition, and statistical       Information Sciences
Dell'Informazione                                                                               inference are required.
                                                                                                The activity will address cross-cutting concerns permeating service-oriented
                                                                                                computing.                                                                         6
DAMIANI ERNESTO                         Information technologies and methodologies for
                                                                                                (i) Semantics-aware service design/composition. (ii) Compliance/QoS,
Dipartimento di Tecnologie              service-oriented applications                                                                                                              Information Sciences
                                                                                                encompassing functional/non-functional attributes and the service's business
DAMIANI MARIA LUISA                     Multi-granular representation of moving objects         Specification and prototyping of a data model for the representation of moving     6
Dipartimento di Informatica e           trajectories                                            objects trajectories at multiple semantic, spatial and temporal granularities.     Information Sciences
58                                                                                              The research aims at conceptualizing online social interaction environments
DE CINDIO FIORELLA                      Models, methods and tools for participation in web-     (virtual communities,blogs, ocial networks) and the ICT tools that support them,   6
Dipartimento di Informatica e           based social machines                                   for developing an online environment that integrates them with online              Information Sciences
Comunicazione                                                                                   deliberation features
                                                                                                The research will deal with the perceptive non-linearities within digital imaging or 6
MARINI DANIELE                          Color appearance algorithms and models, and
                                                                                                CG pipeline, through the examination of different color appearance algorithms
Dipartimento di Informatica e           advanced application in digital imaging and CG                                                                                               Information Sciences
                                                                                                and models, proposed by the CIE or based on spatial color models.
60                                                                                          Logical methods for the specification and validation of (Object Oriented) systems
ORNAGHI MARIO                           Logical techniques in formal specification and      1. Automated reasoning/model checking                                                  6
Dipartimento di Scienze                 verification                                        2. Specification languages and lightweight formal techniques based on model            Information Sciences
Dell'Informazione                                                                           generation from specifications
61                                                                                          The researcher will be in charge of the analysis of ChIP-Seq and RIP-Seq data,
PAVESI GIULIO                           Development and Application of Bioinformatic Tools produced in cooperation with other groups. Also, he/she will be involved in basic       6
Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari   for the Analysis of ChIP-Seq and RIP-Seq Data       research on the development and testing of novel bioinformatic tools for these         Information Sciences
e Biotecnologie                                                                             tasks.
62                                                                                          Innovation in modelling, monitoring, control, signal/image processing, electronic
PIURI VINCENZO                          Information technologies and methodologies for      design, and optimization, with information technologies for industrial,                6
Dipartimento di Tecnologie              industrial applications                             environmental, medical, bioinformatic, logistic, decision-support, and electronic      Information Sciences
Dell'Informazione                                                                           applications
63                                                                                          The workbench shall support the integrated study of different manuscripted
PRINI GIANFRANCO                                                                            copies of the same opus, aimed at the production of critical editions, with            6
                                        A workbench for the integrated study of manuscripts                                                                                        Information Sciences
Dipartimento di Informatica e                                                               integrated annotations and apparatus info, and with the automatic generation of
Comunicazione                                                                               the stemma codicum.
64                                                                                          Techniques and methodologies for security, privacy, and data protection; access        6
                                        Technologies and methodologies for security and
SAMARATI PIERANGELA                                                                         control policies, models and systems; network and information system security;         Information Sciences
                                        privacy in computer systems and networks
Dipartimento di Tecnologie                                                                  formal models and methods for security.

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65                                                                                               1. Development of ensemble and kernel based methods for the integration of
VALENTINI GIORGIO                       Machine learning methods for the integration of          multiple sources of data.                                                             6
Dipartimento di Scienze                 heterogeneous biomolecular data sources                  2. Application to relevant problems in bioinformatics and biomedicine: gene           Information Sciences
Dell'Informazione                                                                                function prediction and biomolecular characterization of diseases.
66                                                                                               Patients with bilateral saphenous varicose veins (duplex marking for
                                        CVI TREATMENT PERFORMED ON AN OUTPATIENT
AGUS GIOVANNI BATTISTA                                                                           haemodinamic patterns) treated with ELT diode 980 and 1470 in two session in          7
                                        BASIS. TRENDS FROM DIFFERENT MODELS OF
Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche                                                              different legs (1-12 mounth interval) and setting (day-surgery/office) with           Medicine
                                        ENDOVENOUS LASER-ELT
Specialistiche                                                                                   standard procedure (IEWG)
                                                                                            This research aims at the clinical application of new methods for the support to
ALAMANNI FRANCESCO                      New diagnostic-therapeutic approaches in the mitral                                                                                            7
                                                                                            mitral valve repair surgery, based on the utilization of advanced technologies in
Dipartimento di Scienze                 valve prolapse                                                                                                                                 Medicine
                                                                                            trans-thoracic and trans-esophageal real-time 3D ecocardiographic imaging.
68                                                                                               Aim of the research will be structured and use an evaluation model to study the
BA GABRIELLA                            Integrated treatment of Panic disorder: long term        efficacy of integrated treatment for panic disorder, with psychopharmacological       7
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche        outcome evaluation model                                 and psychotheratic approaches, which could analyzes the long term outcome             Medicine
"Luigi Sacco"                                                                                    variables.
                                        EVOLUTION OF RESISTANCE IN HIV-1 INFECTED                The evaluation of virological and clinical efficacy of new antiretroviral regimens,
BALOTTA CLAUDIA                                                                                                                                                                        7
                                        PATIENTS TREATED WITH SECOND GENERATION                  either in first line or salvage regimens, requires the development of resistance
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche                                                                                                                                                       Medicine
                                        HAART                                                    assays for new viral targets (HIV-1 env gene and integrase region).
"Luigi Sacco"
70                                                                                               The aim of this study is to identify the associations between environmental
                                        Functional and molecular mechanisms of
BERTAZZI PIETRO ALBERTO                                                                          exposures and epigenetic changes (eg. DNA methylation and histones), through          7
                                        environmental toxicants and human health
Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro                                                              multidisciplinary approaches that include clinical, biochemical, molecular and        Medicine
"Clinica del Lavoro L.Devoto"                                                                    cellular studies.
71                                                                                               RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROGRESSION TO ESOPHAGITIS AND SEVERITY OF ACID VS
                                        POTENTIAL PROGRESSION OF NON-EROSIVE
BIANCHI PORRO GABRIELE                                                                           NON-ACID REFLUX AS MEASURED BY ESOPHAGEAL pH-IMPEDANCE MONITORING,                    7
                                        GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE: CLINICAL AND
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche                                                                 AND INFLAMMATORY MARKERS, IN PATIENTS WITH NON-EROSIVE REFLUX DISEASE                 Medicine
                                        MOLECULAR FEATURE
"Luigi Sacco"                                                                                    (NERD) DURING FOLLOW-UP OF 12 MONTHS
BLASI FRANCESCO BRUNO ARTURO            CLINICAL FAILURE AND CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS IN            Clinical failure is one of the most relevant outcomes in patients with community-    7
Dipartimento Toraco Polmonare e         PATIENTS WITH COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA               acquired pneumonia. Cardiac events were identified as triggers of clinical failures. Medicine
                                        PROGNOSTIC FACTORS IN RECURRENT OVARY                    Study of the expression of the genes involved in recurrent ovary tumor using
BOLIS GIORGIO                                                                                                                                                                          7
                                        TUMOR: GENE AND PROTEIC EXPRESSION, IN                   microarray, real-time PCR detection and immunohistochemistry. In particular, the
Dipartimento di Scienze Materno-                                                                                                                                                       Medicine
                                        PARTICULAR OF GHRELIN                                    possible prognostic role of ghrelin and its pathway, will be evaluated.
                                                                                                 Novel technologies for the establishment of tissue and/or organotypic cultures.
BOSARI SILVANO                          Development of tissue cultures for pre-clinical                                                                                                7
                                                                                                 Application of tissue cultures as a pre-clinical platform for the evaluation of
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   assessment of pharmacological agents                                                                                                           Medicine
                                                                                                 pharmacological agents.
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e
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                                                                                                 Both O2 and iron control Hypoxia-inducible factor1 (HIF1), the regulator of O2
                                        Molecular basis of the interaction between oxygen        homeostasis. In turn, HIF-1 regulates several genes of iron metabolism. Our aim is   7
Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e
                                        homeostasis and iron metabolism                          to characterize this interaction and its pathological relevance at the molecular     Medicine
Scienze Biomediche
Citta' Studi
                                                                                              Overview of law interventions regarding immigration in the last 10 years. Statistic
Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche      The social danger of the foreigner and the choices of                                                                                         7
                                                                                              Analysis of crimes committed by immigrants. Media representation of the
Ecclesiasticistiche, Filosofico-        criminal policy in the present society.                                                                                                       Medicine
                                                                                              phenomenon. Relation between perceived and real social danger of the foreigner
Sociologiche e Penalistiche "Cesare
                                                                                                 Investigation of neural pathwyas underlying complex
CANEVINI MARIA PAOLA                    Neurophysiology of motor patterns in epilepsy and                                                                                             7
                                                                                                 stereotyped motor actions: comparison of neural patterns in physiological and
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   sleep.                                                                                                                                        Medicine
                                                                                                 pathological paroxystic activity.
                                                                                                 The study of dementia should take into account cognitive aspects and social
CAPITANI ERMINIO GIUSEPPE               Cognitive, relational and behavioural aspects of                                                                                              7
                                                                                                 interrelations. We aim at proposing a new evaluation tool devoted to this
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   dementing diseases                                                                                                                            Medicine
                                                                                                 Physical exercise probably is capable of modulating peripheral sensitivity to
CARANDENTE FRANCA                       ROLE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE PERIPHERAL                                                                                                   7
                                                                                                 cortisol, determining the activation of the enzymatic processes implicated, on
Sezione del Dipartimento di Scienze     SENSITIVITY TO GLUCOCORTICOIDS                                                                                                                Medicine
                                                                                                 the level of tissue, in the conversion of cortisol into cortisone and vice-versa.
Dello Sport, Nutrizione e Salute
                                                                                                 Our aim is to investigate absorption and cinetic of some drus, particularry of
CARRASSI ANTONIO MICHELE                Local treatments of oral infla mmatory diseases:                                                                                              7
                                                                                                 steroids used for chronic inflammatory mucosal conditions. The results could
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   absorption and systemic effects                                                                                                               Medicine
                                                                                                 emprove prescriptions of such drugs.
                                                                                                 Aim of the study is to investigate gentic and environmental factors that may
CATTANEO MARCO NATALE                   Variability in the response to antiplatelet agents in                                                                                         7
                                                                                                 influence the response to antiplatelet agents in patients with coronary artery
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   paztients with coronary artery disease                                                                                                        Medicine
                                                                                                 disease, using highly specific tests for these drugs.
                                                                                                 The ed effects on the DNA methylation status, on the hystonic modification and on
CELOTTI FABIO MARIA                     Epigenetic effects of endocrine disruptors (ED) on                                                                                         7
                                                                                                 the enzymes involved in these processes will be studied to assess the epigenetic
Dipartimento di Endocrinologia,         the development of reproductive pathologies                                                                                                Medicine
                                                                                                 mechanisms involved in the reproductive system development and diseases
Fisiopatologia e Biologia Applicata
84                                                                                               Placental amino acid and iron transporters will be studied in fetal and maternal
CETIN IRENE                             Placental oxygenation and transport in normal and        diseases. Gene and protein expression and regulation will be related to oxygen,      7
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche        intrauterine growth restricted (IUGR) pregnancies        iron and transferrin levels, mitochondrial content and function in fetus and         Medicine
"Luigi Sacco"                                                                                    placenta
                                                                                                 Investigation into the role that signaling pathways deregulated in cancer play in
COMI PAOLA PIERA MARIA                  Study of cancer-related signaling pathways                                                                                                    7
                                                                                                 tumorigenesis, neoplastic progression and associated clinical problems in order to
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   addressed to improving therapy and prognosis.                                                                                                 Medicine
                                                                                                 identify potential therapeutic targets and prognostic markers.

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                                                                                                Analysis of the pathogenetic molecular mechanisms (from a genomic, ribonomic,
86                                     Molecular basis, ethiopatogenesis and new
                                                                                                proteomic perspective) of neurodegenerative diseases for the development of new        7
COMI GIACOMO PIETRO                    therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative
                                                                                                therapeutic strategies for these diseases for which no effective therapy is            Medicine
Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche   diseases.
87                                                                                              Evaluation of mucosal cytokine levels in intestinal biopsies from patients with IBD
                                       TNF alfa inhibition in the modulation of mucosal                                                                                                7
CONTE DARIO                                                                                     undergoing treatment with anti-TNF alfa antibodies. Evaluation of colonic lamina
                                       immunity in IBD                                                                                                                                 Medicine
Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche                                                                 propria lymphocyte and dendritic cell functional polarization
88                                                                                              In the 24-hours Society sleep deficit and sleepiness are more and more common
COSTA GIOVANNI                         Sleepiness at work and safety: electrophysiological      with consequent impairment of performance efficiency and safety. The aim of the        7
Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro    and clinical study in shiftworkers and drivers           project is to study sleepiness at work on shift/night workers and professional         Medicine
"Clinica del Lavoro L.Devoto"                                                                   drivers
89                                                                                              Study of local and systemic coagulation in patients with autoimmune skin diseases,
                                       Activation of blood coagulation in autoimmune skin                                                                                              7
CUGNO MASSIMO                                                                                   using immunoenzymatic and immunohistochemical methods as well as molecular
                                       disorders: local and systemic implications                                                                                                      Medicine
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna                                                                biology techniques (reverse transcriptase-PCR and in situ hybridization).
90                                                                                              Identification of genes involved in complex cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric
CUSI DANIELE MARIA                                                                              diseases with microarray genome wide analyses (SNPs, CNVs, gene expression e           7
                                       Genetics of complex diseases
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie                                                            methylation) and 'next generation sequencing', with a translation in the clinical      Medicine
Biomediche                                                                                      practice.
                                       Dendritic cells and B lymphocytes in the                 Characterization of the responses of human dendritic cells and B lymphocytes
DELLA BELLA SILVIA ANGELA MARIA                                                                                                                                                        7
                                       development of new-generation anti-infective             upon in vitro stimulation with bacterial antigens involved in immune escape, for
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie                                                                                                                                                   Medicine
                                       vaccines                                                 the development of new-generation vaccines.
                                       STUDY OF GENETIC POLYMORPHISMS WITH THE AIM              To evaluate whether the severity of influenza and the immunogenicity of influenza
ESPOSITO SUSANNA                                                                                                                                                                    7
                                       OF IDENTIFYING NEW PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES OF              vaccination are related to polymorphisms of toll-like receptors, the genes located
Dipartimento di Scienze Materno-                                                                                                                                                    Medicine
                                       INFLUENZA                                                on the axis of the response to infections, and class II histocompatibility antigen.
FERRERO MARIA ELENA                                                                             Therapeutic approaches, aiming at modulating vessel formation, based on: studies
                                       Mechanisms involved in neovasculature development                                                                                               7
Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e                                                              of mechanisms involved in the "angiogenic switch" and their regulation in vitro;
                                       and in vasculature normalization                                                                                                                Medicine
Scienze Biomediche                                                                              histological analysis of vascular architecture in selected pathologies in vivo.
Citta' Studi
94                                                                                              The genomes can differ with respect to the copy number of thousands of loci,
FINELLI PALMA                          Genomic architecture and predisposition to complex       implying a different inter individual gene expression. By genomic architecture         7
Dipartimento di Biologia e Genetica    diseases                                                 study it may be possible to identify numeric variants, often common, which could       Medicine
Per Le Scienze Mediche                                                                          be involved in the development of complex diseases.
                                                                                                This study is aimed at the assessment of both feasibility and reproducibility of the
FIORENTINI CESARE                                                                                                                                                                      7
                                       3D echocardiography study of the right ventricle.        new 3D system in the evaluation of volume and function of the right ventricle in
Dipartimento di Scienze                                                                                                                                                                Medicine
                                                                                                normal and pathological patients
96                                                                                          The present study aims to establish potential application of food derive d
FIORILLI AMELIA                        Nutraceuticals. From foods to nutrients: biochemical peptides, able to complex metals such calcium and zinc, in bone repair and                 7
Dipartimento di Chimica, Biochimica    characterization, mechanism and biological role      remodeling defects, leading to the comprehension of their biomolecular                     Medicine
e Biotecnologie Per La Medicina                                                             mechanisms and potential uses
97                                     EFFICACY OF NEW ANTIVIRAL REGIMENS IN HIV-           To optimize the treatment of HIV-1/HBV coinfection, based upon the availability            7

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GALLI MASSIMO                           1/HBV COINFECTED PATIENTS                                of new active drugs, an accurate monitoring of viral replication and the detection   Medicine
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche                                                                 of mutations associated to resistance in polymerase genes of both viruses are
"Luigi Sacco"                                                                                    required.
                                                                                                 A few genes responsible for malformation syndromes exert a role in the epigenetic
LARIZZA LIDIA                                                                                                                                                                         7
                                        Epigenetic alterations in rare genetic diseases          regulation of gene expression. Dysregulated effects primed by mutations of these
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e                                                                                                                                                 Medicine
                                                                                                 master genes can be highlighted by targeted analysis of imprinted regions.
                                                                                                 Development of methods for in vivo assessment of cellular and sub-cellular
LUCIGNANI GIOVANNI                      IN VIVO MULTIMODAL MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR                                                                                                     7
                                                                                                 molecular processes, function and trafficking of cell populations in animal models
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie    IMAGING                                                                                                                                       Medicine
                                                                                                 by nuclear-based, optical and magnetic resonance imaging methods.
100                                                                                              The distribution on the Cartesian space of the variables obtained by 24h blood
MAGRINI FABIO                           The 24h R-R interval and blood pressure relation in      pressure monitoring gives information about individual autonomic control, thus       7
Dipartimento Toraco Polmonare e         ambulatory monitoring in hypertensive subjects           may help classifying untreated hypertensive patients and choosing                    Medicine
Cardiocircolatorio                                                                               pharmacological treatment
101                                                                                              The project must be focused on the role of the inflammatory milieu and leukocyte
MANTOVANI ALBERTO                       Role of the microenvironment in gastroenterologic        infiltrate in tumor biology (immune response deviation, tumor angiogenesis,          7
Dipartimento di Medicina                tumor progression                                        metastatization), and must be characterized by an innovatively and translational     Medicine
Traslazionale                                                                                    approach
102                                                                                              MicroRNAs (miRNAs) controll gene expression at a post-transcriptional level in a
MERONI PIERLUIGI                        MicroRNA PROFILES AND FUNCTIONS IN                       redundant/pleiotropic manner. The project will evaluate miRNA profile/function       7
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna        VASCULOPATHIES                                           in vasculopathies mediated by pathogenic effectors of the innate and adaptive        Medicine
Sezione Granelli                                                                                 immunity.
MORACE GIULIA                                                                                    Analysis of gene expression, biomolecular identification and functional assays to
                                        Biomolecular and pharmacological studies of                                                                                                  7
Dipartimento di Sanita' Pubblica                                                                 study the surface proteins involved in the interactions of microbial pathogens with
                                        pathogen-pathogen and pathogen-host interactions                                                                                             Medicine
Microbiologia                                                                                    other microbes or host cells
104                                                                                              In an era of increasing treatment options and improved biologic understanding of
                                        Identification novel clinical and molecular markers                                                                                           7
NERI ANTONINO                                                                                    pathophysiology of lymphoproliferative disorders determining therapy for patients
                                        in the diagnosis and prognosis of lymphoprolifer                                                                                              Medicine
Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche                                                                  has become increasingly complex and confusing
                                                                                                 Evaluation of ADAMTS13 activity, titer of the anti-ADAMTS13 autoantibodies,
                                        Biological effects of the therapy with monoclonal        lymphocytes B depletion and regeneration with the clinical response after            7
                                        antibodies in patients affected by TTP                   monoclonal antibodies treatment of patients with autoimmune thrombotic               Medicine
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna
                                                                                                 thrombocytopenic purpura.
                                                                                                 Identification of post-translational and post-apoptotic changes of autoantigens in
PODDA MAURO                             Study of autoantigen changes leading to the loss of                                                                                           7
                                                                                                 cells targeted by the autoimmune injury in humans and animal models: cross-talk
Dipartimento di Medicina                tolerance in autoimmune disease                                                                                                               Medicine
                                                                                                 with autoreactive immune cells and autoantibodies
                                                                                                 Ocular surface inflammation is a common finding in several autoimmune diseases.
RATIGLIA ROBERTO                        Ocular surface inflammation and autoimmune                                                                                                    7
                                                                                                 Nowadays some pathogenetic aspects are still unknown and their comprehension
Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche     diseases: pathogenesis, clinic and therapy.                                                                                                   Medicine
                                                                                                 may have relevant implications in treatments.
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ROVIARO GIAN CARLO                                                                                                                                                                    Medicine
Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche
109                                                                                             The project will explore how human stem cells can be used as in vitro models of
SILANI VINCENZO                        Human stem cells as a model for neurodegeneration        neurodegenerative diseases and how they can be used to develop theraputic
Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche                                                            approaches for these diseases.
                                                                                                Study of the relationship between chronic inflammation, autoimmunity and
                                                                                                tumorigenesis; consequences and effects of fetal cell microchimerism; study of        7
                                                                                                specific microRNA; correlation between genetic alterations and clinical features of   Medicine
Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche
                                                                                                the tumors
111                                                                                             Active prospective survey of invasive fungal infections to assess the burden and
TORTORANO ANNA MARIA                                                                            secular trends to identify potential changes in new at risk patient groups and
                                       EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SURVEILLANCE OF HEALTHCARE-              emerging pathogens                                                                    7
Dipartimento di Sanita' Pubblica
                                       ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS                                    Implementation of HELICS protocol in ICUs                                             Medicine
                                                                                                The following research areas will be investigated: molecular evolution of
                                       Surveillance and control of viral infections seriously   potentially pandemic influenza viruses; virological monitoring of human anti-         7
Dipartimento di Sanita' Pubblica
                                       impacting on Public Health                               papillomavirus vaccination; strategies for preventing congenital cytomegalovirus      Medicine
113                                                                                       Particularly in livestock farms, nitrogen management is complicated, because                8
                                       Monitoring and optimisation of nutrient management
ACUTIS MARCO                                                                              predicting and measuring its dynamics in the soil-crop system is difficult. Reliable
                                       in arable crops                                                                                                                                Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale                                                       diagnostic methods are needed for on-farm application in real time.
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                                       Organic matter recalcitrance: a "nano-scale"             The project aims to describe from a mechanistic point of view, processes leading
                                       approach.                                                to the organic matter conservation in soil.                                           Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale
                                       Relationships among resources, strategies and            The research aims to analyse the resources of agri-food SMEs which are relevant to 8
                                       performances of agri-food small and medium               improve competitiveness and intends to assess through empirical analysis the
Dipartimento di Economia e Politica                                                                                                                                                Agricultural Sciences
                                       enterprises                                              effect of the entrepreneurial choices on performance.
Agraria Agro-Alimentare e Ambientale
116                                                                                          In silico and in vivo analyses for identifying phytoplasmal proteins involved in the     8
                                       Innovative strategies for the control of phytoplasmal
BIANCO PIERO ATTILIO                                                                         plants-insect interaction. Use of viral vectors for the expression of bacteriocines
                                       diseases of grapevine                                                                                                                          Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale                                                          in plants. Development of innovative strategies for phytoplasmal disease control
                                                                                                Innovative methods (NIR and MIR spectroscopy, NIR hyperspectral imaging, image        8
CASIRAGHI ERNESTINA                    Application of innovative methods for food quality
                                                                                                analysis and e-nose), combined with chemometric strategies for food quality
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie   prediction and for studying food modifications du                                                                                              Agricultural Sciences
                                                                                                prediction and for studying food modifications during food processing and storage.
Alimentari e Microbiologiche
                                                                                                The research activity will focus on rice-fields as agro-ecosystems with different
COLOMBO MARIO                                                                                                                                                                         8
                                                                                                degree of naturalness and a comparison with wetlands, to emphasize the relation
Dipartimento di Protezione dei         Biodiversity in rice-fields and in wetlands
                                                                                                between rice-fields under different management practices and ecosystem                Agricultural Sciences
Sistemi Agroalimentare e Urbano e
Valorizzazione delle Biodiversita'
119                                                                                             Among the emerging diseases causing bark cankers on trees, the research proposal 8
                                       Biology, epidemiology and control of emerging
CORTESI PAOLO                                                                                   will focus on biology and epidemiology of a fungal pathogen with the aim to
                                       fungal plant pathogens inducing cankers on trees                                                                                          Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Protezione dei                                                                  develop management strategy, preferably biological control
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Sistemi Agroalimentare e Urbano e
Valorizzazione delle Biodiversita'
                                                                                                 Study of the dynamics of microbial communities pioneer of colonisation of stone       8
DAFFONCHIO DANIELE GIUSEPPE             Understanding the mechanisms of microbial
                                                                                                 substrates, processes that sustain the deterioration of cultural heritage stone
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie    colonization of stone                                                                                                                          Agricultural Sciences
                                                                                                 surfaces, and the mechanisms leading to soil fertility.
Alimentari e Microbiologiche
                                                                                                 The evaluation and design of the microbiological safety and quality in foods          8
FOSCHINO ROBERTO CARMINE                New analytical strategies for the evaluation of
                                                                                                 requires the development of new analytical strategies to rapidly and efficiently
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie    microbiological safety and quality in foods                                                                                                    Agricultural Sciences
                                                                                                 control bacterial pathogens and/or hygienic indicators and/or quality markers.
Alimentari e Microbiologiche
                                                                                                 Address one or more of the sources of uncertainty for the case of distributed
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                                                                                                 models of the soil unsaturated zone: inaccuracy of the input timeseries;
GANDOLFI CLAUDIO                        Uncertainty sources in unsaturated zone models
                                                                                                 approximations in the formulation and solution of model equations; parameters         Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Agraria
                                                                                                 The aim of the present research is to develop nanostructured materials to be used     8
                                        Food Bionanotechnology                                   in the food sector as packaging materials, process and product coadjuvants and as
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie                                                                                                                                                   Agricultural Sciences
                                                                                                 support for the design of nano-bio-sensors for quality control.
Alimentari e Microbiologiche
124                                                                                              Development of proximal sensing tools (ground sensing), with integration of signals 8
                                        Development of crop monitoring technologies for
MAZZETTO FABRIZIO                                                                                both from optical and laser-scanner sensors, for evaluating and recording into
                                        farm information systems                                                                                                                     Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Agraria                                                               farm databases crop phyto-sanitary states.
                                                                                                 GRAS microorganisms commonly used in the food processes may represent a               8
                                                                                                 reservoir of potential biocide and biocide/antibiotic resistances transferable by
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie    INDUCED ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN FOOD BACTERIA                                                                                                 Agricultural Sciences
                                                                                                 horizontal gene transfer to spoilage and/or pathogenic microorganisms.
Alimentari e Microbiologiche
                                                                                                 After adequate chemical and enzymatic modification and in various combination,        8
PIERGIOVANNI LUCIANO                    Innovative food packaging products and processes in
                                                                                                 protein, starch and cellulosic bio-polymers will be used to produce innovative,
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie    the technological of bio-based materials                                                                                                       Agricultural Sciences
                                                                                                 safe, inexpensive and effective food packaging materials.
Alimentari e Microbiologiche
                                                                                                 The candidate should focus his/her project analysing the causes and the nature of     8
PRETOLANI ROBERTO                       The agricultural commodity markets: effects of
                                                                                                 the high price volatility of agricultural commodities by the use of econometric
Dipartimento di Economia e Politica     recent international economic scenarios                                                                                                        Agricultural Sciences
                                                                                                 tools in the framework of price transmission theory and transport costs.
Agraria Agro-Alimentare e Ambientale
                                                                                               Development of an expert system, based on databases and simulation models, for
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                                        Strategies and practical solutions to reduce pollution the identification of alternatives of animal manure management and processing,
                                        caused by nitrates from agricultural sources           at farm and catchment level, to reduce the environmental impact of livestock            Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Agraria
129                                                                                            Study of the mechanisms involved in the responses to water and saline stress in         8
                                        Physiological responses and induction of resistance
SCIENZA ATTILIO                                                                                different rootstocks selected for their resistance considering the relationships with
                                        mechanisms to abiotic stresses in grape.                                                                                                       Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale                                                            the scion and the effects on characteristics of the berries.
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                                        Bio-molecules from biomasses for technology              The project aims to obtain bio-macromolecules from biomasses for technology
                                        applications                                             purpose, tanks to surfactant and electron shuttle properties.                         Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale
131                                     Alternative protein sources in feeding of poultry,       Effect of inclusion in the diet of different protein alternative feedstuffs derived   8
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TOSCHI IVAN                             rabbit and aquaculture species                           from innovative engineering process on growth performance and meat quality in        Agricultural Sciences
Dipartimento di Scienze Animali                                                                  poultry, rabbit and aquaculture species
Sezione di Zootecnica Agraria
                                                                                                 Research activities will include: genomics of vector-borne microrganisms;
BANDI CLAUDIO                                                                                                                                                                       9
                                        Arthropod vectors and vector-borne diseases              population genetics of arthropod vectors; epidemiology of emerging pathogens;      Veterinary Sciences
Dipartimento di Patologia Animale,
                                                                                                 determination of the risk of transmission among animals, and the risks for humans.
Igiene e Sanita' Pubblica Veterinaria
                                                                                            An integrated (genomic and proteomic) approach to the study of virulence and
BONIZZI LUIGI                           Genomic and Proteomic analysis in bacteria involved                                                                                           9
                                                                                            drug resistance factors                                                                   Veterinary Sciences
Dipartimento di Patologia Animale,      in animal pathology
                                                                                            in the most important bacteria involved in animal pathology
Igiene e Sanita' Pubblica Veterinaria
                                                                                                 Zoonotic parasites; species identification; residues (veterinary drugs, additives,
CATTANEO PATRIZIA                                                                                                                                                                     9
                                        Inspection, control and safety of seafood in a global    contaminants); non-conventional preservation and sanitation techniques;
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie
                                        market                                                   pathogenic, spoilage, bioprotective microorganisms; biogenic amines, aquatic         Veterinary Sciences
Veterinarie Per La Sicurezza
135                                                                                              The aim of this study is to go in depth through the molecular basis of bovine
CECILIANI FABRIZIO                                                                               innate immunity. In detail, the role of microRNA and RNA interference will be        9
                                        Molecular approaches to bovine innate immunity                                                                                                Veterinary Sciences
Dipartimento di Patologia Animale,                                                               investigated. Experimental model will include the gene activation in white blood
Igiene e Sanita' Pubblica Veterinaria                                                            cells.
                                                                                                 The European Union is obliged to carry out controls on food processing for the
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                                        Identification of dose-dependent chemical markers        detection of irradiation treatments. The aim is to detect, by means of specific
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie                                                                                                                                                  Veterinary Sciences
                                        of irradiation in products of animal origin              dose-dependent chemical markers, products of animal origin subjected to
Veterinarie Per La Sicurezza
CORINO CARLO                                                                                     Evaluation of substances with nutraceutical activities on welfare in piglets and
                                        Nutraceutics in swine nutrition: welfare, meat and                                                                                            9
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie                                                             growing-finishing pigs and on nutritional and sensory properties of pork and pork    Veterinary Sciences
                                        meat products quality
Veterinarie Per La Sicurezza                                                                     products, in order to improve food safety and dietetic properties of meat
138                                                                                  The study is aimed at deriving and defining, by molecular biology and
                                        DERIVATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF                                                                                                            9
CREMONESI FAUSTO                                                                     immunofenotyping, mesenchymal cells from umbilical cord and amnion on
                                        MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS FROM FETAL ANNEXES OF                                                                                                  Veterinary Sciences
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche                                                     comparative basis in different animal and addresses the use of stem cells for
                                        DIFFERENT ANIMAL
Veterinarie                                                                          veterinary regenerative medicine
DELL'O RTO VITTORIO                                                                              Carrying out of an ISFET rumen sensor matrix,for the detection of pH,lactic acid     9
                                        RUMINAL BIONSESORS FOR THE PREVENTION OF
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie                                                             concentration,total AGV concentration and AGV ratio in the ruminal fluid,in order
                                        DAIRY AND BEEF CATTLE ACIDOSIS                                                                                                                Veterinary Sciences
Veterinarie Per La Sicurezza                                                                     to obtain useful information to prevent acidosis.
                                        SERUM LEVELS OF LEPTIN AND ADIPONECTIN IN                Serum proteomic analysis of leptin and adiponectin, associated with serum lipid
FAVERZANI STEFANO                                                                                                                                                                     9
                                        HEALTHY CATS, OBESE CATS AND CATS WITH                   profile in healthy and obese cats and in cats affected by hepatic lipidosis          Veterinary Sciences
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche
                                        HEPATIC LIPIDOSIS                                        diagnosed by means of liver cytology and histopathology.
141                                     Control of stress in livestock under organic method:     Management strategies to improve productivity and to reduce stress connected to      9

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FERRANTE VALENTINA                      improvement of performance and welfare                   organic farming.                                                                  Veterinary Sciences
Dipartimento di Scienze Animali                                                                  Welfare assessment based on productive, behavioural and physiological indicators.
Sezione di Zootecnica Veterinaria
142                                                                                              Evaluation of critical points as well as positive effects on animal welfare in
MATTIELLO SILVANA                                                                                mountain husbandry systems;                                                           9
                                        Anima l welfare in mountain husbandry systems                                                                                                  Veterinary Sciences
Dipartimento di Scienze Animali                                                                  creation of a specific data base to support risk assessment evaluation in those
Sezione di Zootecnica Veterinaria                                                                husbandry systems.
143                                                                                              Study presence and concentration of bioactive and functional molecules
ROSI FABIA                              Study and improvement in the functional properties       Investigate their immunolocalization in gastrointestinal mucosa and verify the        9
Dipartimento di Scienze Animali         of animal foods                                          absorption by animal models                                                           Veterinary Sciences
Sezione di Zootecnica Agraria                                                                    Develop dietary strategies to modulate their levels in anima l foods.
                                                                                                 Research project focused on the morphological, biomolecular and pathogenetical        9
SCANZIANI EUGENIO                       Veterinary pathology and development of animal
                                                                                                 characterization of animal models for human diseases with particular interest for     Veterinary Sciences
Dipartimento di Patologia Animale,      models for human diseases
                                                                                                 the potential applications in the field of biomedical research
Igiene e Sanita' Pubblica Veterinaria
                                                                                                 EVALUATION OF CLINICAL OUTCOME OF THE POSTSURGICAL CHEMOTHERAPY ON                    9
                                                                                                 THE REDUCTION OF RATE OF LOCAL RECURRENCE AND METASTATIC DISTANT
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche        TISSUE SARCOMAS                                                                                                                                Veterinary Sciences
                                                                                                 DISEASE IN CANINE SOFT TISSUE SARCOMAS REGARDLESS OF HISTOLOGIC GRADE.
146                                                                                              The costs of equine neonatal intensive care imply a thorough diagnosis and
VERONESI MARIA CRISTINA                 Detection of diagnostic and prognostic factors in        prognosis quoad vitam and quoad functionem. Thus new and more accurate                9
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche        equine neonatology                                       diagnostic and prognostic factors are necessary for the correct management of         Veterinary Sciences
Veterinarie                                                                                      newborn pathologic foals
VILLA ROBERTO EDOARDO                                                                            Study of the kinetics and dynamics characteristics of the drugs extra-label used in
                                        KINETICS AND DYNAMICS OF THE DRUGS USED IN                                                                                                     9
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie                                                             the pain therapy of companion animals. The research made use of the                   Veterinary Sciences
                                        VETERINARY MEDICINE
Veterinarie Per La Sicurezza                                                                     chromatographic techniques (HPLC) and mass spectrometry (LC-MS).
                                                                                                 Research activities have the aim to investigate risk and virulence factors involved   9
ZECCONI ALFONSO                         Epidemiology and pathogenesis of intramammary
                                                                                                 in intramammary infections in ruminants to improve diagnosis, to develop efficent
Dipartimento di Patologia Animale,      infections in domestic ruminants                                                                                                               Veterinary Sciences
                                                                                                 preventive tools and to develop model for the pathogenesis of human diseases
Igiene e Sanita' Pubblica Veterinaria
149                                                                                                                                                                                    10
                                        Mass spectrometry and biomarkers: post-                  Development of high-resolution mass spectrometric approaches for detection and        Pharmaceutical and
                                        translational oxidative modifications to target          quantization of covalently- and non covalently-modified proteins as early             pharmacological
Dipartimento di Scienze
                                        proteins                                                 biomarkers of oxidative stress-based pathological conditions.
Farmaceutiche "Pietro Pratesi"                                                                                                                                                         Sciences
150                                                                                                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 New approaches in the control of hypercholesterolemias via the inhibition of genes Pharmaceutical and
CATAPANO ALBERICO LUIGI                 Pharmacological control of PCSK9 in the liver: a new
                                                                                                 expressed in the liver using si RNA. The case of proprotein convertase             pharmacological
Dipartimento di Scienze                 therapeutic option in hypercholesterolemias
                                                                                                 subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9)
Farmacologiche                                                                                                                                                                         Sciences
151                                                                                                                                                                                    10
CLEMENTI EMILIO GIUSEPPE IGNAZIO                                                                 Mitochondrial fission and fusion are crucial processes in cell differ entiation. We   Pharmaceutical and
                                        Mitochondrial dynamics in muscle differentiation
Dipartimento di Scienze Precliniche                                                              are interested in studying these phenomena in myogenesis and degenerative
Lita Vialba
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                                                                                                 diseases of the muscle and the motorneuron.                                         Sciences

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                                                                                                 Neural stem cells administered to both repair a damaged nerve and relieve the        Pharmaceutical and
COLLEONI MARIAPIA                       Neural stem cells in the damaged peripheral nerve
                                                                                                 neuropathic pain in the peripheral mononeuropathy murine model following to
Dipartimento di Farmacologia,           repair: relation with the neuropathic pain                                                                                                    pharmacological
                                                                                                 sciatic nerve chronic constriction: behavioural, biochemical and structural studies.
Chemioterapia e Tossicologia Medica                                                                                                                                                  Sciences
153                                                                                              The project aims at designing and synthesizing novel heterocyclic compounds         10
DE AMICI MARCO                          Design and synthesis of novel nicotinic ligands to       activating specific nicotinic acetylcholine receptor populations of the central     Pharmaceutical and
Dipartimento di Scienze                 treat central nervous system disorders                   nervous system, involved in pathologies such as Alzheimer?s disease and             pharmacological
Farmaceutiche "Pietro Pratesi"                                                                   schizophrenia                                                                       Sciences
154                                                                                              Correlation between the tropospheric ozone concentration and the biosynthesis of    Pharmaceutical and
                                        Effects of atmospheric pollution on the content of
FICO GELSOMINA                                                                                   secondary metabolites in medicinal and food plants, with regard to nutritional      pharmacological
                                        phytochemicals in food and medicinal plants
Dipartimento di Biologia                                                                         traits (bioactive molecules), cytology and food safety (allergens and mycotoxins)
155                                                                                                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 Stem cell homing and differentiation in spinal cord lesion, and recovery of        Pharmaceutical and
GORIO ALFREDO                           Stem Cells and Residual Plasticity in Spinal Cord
                                                                                                 function by behavioural tests. Morphometric and electrophysiological evaluation of pharmacological
Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e   Injury
                                                                                                 the reconstruction of the lesioned cord and axonal regeneration across injury site
Odontoiatria                                                                                                                                                                         Sciences
156                                                                                                                                                                                 10
                                        MOLECULAR DETERMINANTS OF NEURONAL                       Aim of the present proposal is to define the mechanisms by which variations in the Pharmaceutical and
                                        EXCITABILITY: ROLE OF THE PROTEIN SNAP-25 IN             expression of SNAP-25, a SNARE protein involved in vesicle fusion and calcium
Dipartimento di Farmacologia,                                                                                                                                                       pharmacological
                                        EPILEPSY                                                 channel regulation, alter neuronal excitability leading to epilepsy.
Chemioterapia e Tossicologia Medica                                                                                                                                                  Sciences
157                                                                                              Calorie restriction extends life span with reduction of age-related disorders,      10
NISOLI ENZO                                                                                      including obesity and metabolic syndrome. Aim of the research is to study the       Pharmaceutical and
                                        Drug therapy of obesity and metabolic syndrome
Dipartimento di Farmacologia,                                                                    molecular mechanisms of calorie restriction and to develop calorie restiction       pharmacological
Chemioterapia e Tossicologia Medica                                                              mimetic drugs                                                                       Sciences
158                                                                                              Study of changes induced by stress paradigms and psychotropic drugs on synaptic     10
POPOLI MAURIZIO                         Role of g lutamatergic and GABAergic                     transmission. Glutamate/GABA release from synaptic terminals; patch-clamp           Pharmaceutical and
Dipartimento di Scienze                 neurotransmission in neuropsychiatric disorders          recordings; molecular changes at pre-/postsynaptic machinery. Identification of     pharmacological
Farmacologiche                                                                                   new drug targets                                                                    Sciences
159                                                                                                                                                                                  10
                                                                                                 Use of animal models for the investigation of gene-environment interaction in the   Pharmaceutical and
RIVA MARCO ANDREA                       Stress, genetic vulnerability and neuronal plasticity
                                                                                                 etiology of depressive disorders, aimed at characterizing the contribution of       pharmacological
Dipartimento di Scienze                 in mood disorders
                                                                                                 neuroplastic mechanisms and at identifying of novel drug targets
Farmacologiche                                                                                                                                                                       Sciences
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                                                                                            Design and synthesis of new antimalarial compounds characterized by a short              Pharmaceutical and
ROMEO SERGIO                            Design, synthesis and study of the mechanism of
                                                                                            synthesis (3-5 steps), low costs and low molecular weight. Development of a              pharmacological
Dipartimento di Scienze                 action of new non-quinolinic antimalarial compounds
                                                                                            method for the isolation of the intraerithrocytic target.
Farmaceutiche "Pietro Pratesi"                                                                                                                                                       Sciences
161                                                                                              Study different members of NSAID classes for their potential TP antagonism,         10
                                        Beyond the COXIBs: A possible new twist in NSAIDs
ROVATI GIANENRICO                                                                                synthesize and pharmacologically characterize selected bifunctional molecules       Scienze Farmaceutiche e
Dipartimento di Scienze                                                                          (COXIB/TP antagonist) in proof-of-principle in vivo relevant animal models of       Farmacologiche
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Farmacologiche                                                                                   thrombosis
                                                                                                 The research domain involves the selection, design and evaluation of delivery          10
                                         Oral Colon delivery: Formulation Strategies             strategies that may enable a selective delivery of drugs into the colon following      Scienze Farmaceutiche e
Dipartimento di Scienze
                                                                                                 oral administration.                                                                   Farmacologiche
Farmaceutiche "Pietro Pratesi"
                                                                                                 The proposal has the objective to in vivo evaluate in animal models novel              10
TREMOLI ELENA                            New pharmacological approaches for the control of
                                                                                                 pharmacological approaches aimed at preventing tissue damage of brain ischemia         Scienze Farmaceutiche e
Dipartimento di Scienze                  brain ischemia evaluated with MRI
                                                                                                 using MRI imaging                                                                      Farmacologiche
164                                                                                              Research activity is aimed at analysing the legal matters underlying the new
                                         Towards a new energy policy in an European and                                                                                                 11
AMMANNATI LAURA                                                                                  European energy policy and especially the new organization of the internal
                                         comparative perspective                                                                                                                        Law
Dipartimento Giuridico-Politico                                                                  market and the different energy sources (renewable and nuclear energies)
ANGIOLINI VITTORIO                                                                               The research regards the efficiency of the tools of the Government during the
                                         The role of the Government in Parliament: analysis                                                                                       11
Dipartimento di Diritto Pubblico,                                                                parliamentary procedure. The project aims to discover ways to increase the power
                                         and ideas for the future                                                                                                                 Law
Processuale Civile , Internazionale ed                                                           of the Government and to reduce the misuse of outstanding tools
BARIATTI STEFANIA                                                                                The research aims at assessing the development of EC law and practice concerning
Dipartimento di Diritto Pubblico,        Bilateral investment treaties and EC law                bilateral investment treaties concluded by Member States inter se and with third
Processuale Civile , Internazionale ed                                                           countries, within the framework of the EC external competence
                                                                                                 Analysis and close examination of the novelties introduced by the law n. 15/2009
BOSCATI ALESSANDRO                       Third reformation of the public job between                                                                                                    11
                                                                                                 and from the following delegated decrees in subject of organization and
Dipartimento di Economia, Diritto del    organization and personnel                                                                                                                     Law
                                                                                                 management of the personnel in the public sector.
Lavoro e Diritto Tributario
                                                                                                 The project aims to investigate what are the private law instruments to assure the
CANDIAN ALBINA                                                                                                                                                                      11
                                         Access to Justice: private regulations.                 access to justice in Western legal tradition's systems, using comparative law's
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e                                                                                                                                                   Law
Storia del Diritto
169                                                                                              To verify if the material rules, which forbid a result independently from the type
DE NOVA GIORGIO                          Invalidity of the contract due to conflict with         of contract chosen by the parties, may be an effective instrument in order to          11
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e        general clauses and material rules                      perform a control on alien contracts                                                   Law
Storia del Diritto
                                                                                                 Protection of the rights of injured forced heirs and protection of the assign by the
DELFINI FRANCESCO                        Protection of forced heirs: actions of reduction and                                                                                           11
                                                                                                 indirect and dissimulate donee, with speciale reference to the variation of art.
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e        restitution of indirect and dissimulate gifts.                                                                                                 Law
                                                                                                 563 c.c. concerning the action of restitution and the opposition deed to the gift.
Storia del Diritto
FERRARI VINCENZO                                                                                 Theorectical and empirical analysys on the legal position of workers in both the
Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche       Sociology of labour law, with special regard to the     private and the public sector, with regard to national collective agreements and       11
Ecclesiasticistiche, Filosofico-         weakening of workers' rights                            to normative practices, both institutional and non-institutional, adopted by           Law
Sociologiche e Penalistiche "Cesare                                                              employers.
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           20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
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                                                                                                 New international legal tools;convention safeguarding of intangible cultural
                                         New frontiers of international law of culture:from      heritage, 2003, convention protection and promotion of cultural diversity, 2005.        11
                                         intangible cultural heritage to cultural diversit       Implications with human rights, international trade system (WTO)intellectual            Law
Dipartimento di Studi Internazionali
                                                                                              The research aims at analyzing the relationship between the innovation in the
GHIDINI GUSTAVO                                                                                                                                                                          11
                                         The patent protection of biotechnological inventions field of biotechnology, patent rights and protection of public interests as
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e                                                                                                                                                        Law
Storia del Diritto
JORI MARIO                                                                                     This research implies a semiotic approach to legal problems, concepts and the
Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche       Law and analysis of language; the semiotics of rules, relation between legal rules. The fruitfulness of this line of research is well           11
Ecclesiasticistiche, Filosofico-         legal reasoning, legal concepts                       proved. The work can go on by examining many important legal concepts and                 Law
Sociologiche e Penalistiche "Cesare                                                            institutions
                                                                                                 Using the method of comparative law, the project aims to investigate the
MARCHETTI CARLO                          the boundaries of private property in common law                                                                                                11
                                                                                                 evolution and forms of private property analysing the boundaries and the
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e        and civil law                                                                                                                                   Law
                                                                                                 influence of private will.
Storia del Diritto
                                                                                                 The subject refers to criminal liability, also corporate criminal liability, forms in
Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche       Criminal liability between corporations and                                                                                                     11
                                                                                                 multifaceted organizations with special regard in corporate group and its role as
Ecclesiasticistiche, Filosofico-         corporate group.                                                                                                                                Law
                                                                                                 criminal liability imputation factor or restraint for corporate crimes.
Sociologiche e Penalistiche "Cesare
                                                                                                 the research concern the fiscal discipline in international and community law,
RAGUCCI GAETANO                          Transational M&A and corporate reorganization in                                                                                                11
                                                                                                 regarding Mergers and Acquisitions and shares or other equities exchange, with
Dipartimento di Economia, Diritto del    fiscal law                                                                                                                                      Law
                                                                                                 particular regard to the abuse of law issues.
Lavoro e Diritto Tributario
                                                                                                 Research activity will be devoted to a study of the foreign models of collaborative     11
RIMINI CARLO PIRRO                       Collaborative divorce
                                                                                                 divorce finding out the possibilities to apply such a model in Italy.                   Law
Dipartimento Giuridico-Politico
                                                                                                 Judges? scrutiny on breaches of directors? duties and optimal risk-taking
SACCHI ROBERTO                                                                                                                                                                           11
                                         Corporate directors and judicial review                 incentives: the business judgment rule in the light of a comparison between U.S.
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e                                                                                                                                                        Law
                                                                                                 solutions and the italian corporate law reform.
Storia del Diritto
                                                                                                 The aim is to enlarge the researches concerning history of legal professions in XVII -
STORTI CLAUDIA                           Legal professions in the XVII-XIX centuris: advocacy,                                                                                          11
                                                                                                 XIX centuries, both on the side of the organisation of the category and legal
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e        organisation and professional activity                                                                                                         Law
                                                                                                 activity in order to delineate with more accuracy the social role of the lawyers
Storia del Diritto
TREVES TULLIO                            Foreign investments and the protection of               The research aims at analysing contrasts and synergies between host State
Dipartimento di Diritto Pubblico,        environment, human and cultural rights in the host      obligations in the field of investment law, on the one hand, and in the field of
Processuale Civile , Internazionale ed   State                                                   environmental protection, human and cultural rights, on the other.

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TURSI ARMANDO                                                                                    We consider two main kinds of "Contractual Welfare" in Italy: 1) supplementary        11
                                         Contractual Welfare
Dipartimento di Studi del Lavoro e del                                                           pensions; 2) contractual benefits for unemployed or under-employed workers.           Law
183                                                                                                                                                                                   12
ANZI ANNA                                                                                        The impact of scientific and pseudo-scientific treatises in Renaissance England will Humanities (ancient
Dipartimento di Scienze del              Literature and Science in the English Renaissance       be investigated regarding its relation to literary and theatrical discourses, along
                                                                                                                                                                                      history, philology,
Linguaggio e Letterature Straniere                                                               with the role of literature and theatre in the making of scientific discourses
                                                                                                                                                                                       letters, art history)
184                                                                                                                                                                                    12
                                                                                                 The research reconstructs the history of the acting profession between XVIII and      Humanities (ancient
BENTOGLIO ALBERTO                        To be an actor. The history of an art throughout the
                                                                                                 XX centuries, in order to identify its evolution and to bring out thr ough            history, philology,
Dipartimento di Storia delle Arti,       ages by means of treatises and biographies
                                                                                                 comparative studies, foreign influence, on Italian outline,
della Musica e Dello Spettacolo                                                                                                                                                        letters, art history)
BERNARDINI LUCA                                                                                                                                                                        12
                                                                                                 Linguistic and cultural contacts in in modern Central-Eastern Europe. Puristic        Humanities (ancient
Dipartimento di Studi                    Languages and Cultures in Contact in modern
                                                                                                 trends and hybridization. Intermediary role of some literatures between east and      history, philology,
Linguistici,Letterari e                  Central-Eastern Europe.
                                                                                                 West. Migration of cultural phenomena.
Filologici(Europa Centro-                                                                                                                                                              letters, art history)
Settentrionale e Orientale)
                                                                                              The objects of the research are: the relations between tradition and innovation,         12
186                                                                                                                                                                                    Humanities (ancient
                                         Genres and literary forms of fifteenth and sixteenth with regard to contents, style and structure, in 15th and 16th century treatises
CABRINI ANNA MARIA                                                                                                                                                                     history, philology,
                                         century treatises in Italy                           and an in-depth study about their classical models and handwritten and printed
Dipartimento di Filologia Moderna
                                                                                              sources                                                                                  letters, art history)
187                                                                                              Italian Literary System's changes and the forms of publishing intermediation in the   Humanities (ancient
                                         Italian Literary System, publishing intermediation,
CADIOLI ALBERTO VALERIO                                                                          XIX-XX centuries, paying attention to relationships among writer's wills, reader's    history, philology,
                                         readership in the XIX-XX centuries
Dipartimento di Filologia Moderna                                                                demands, literary genders, publishing tasks.
                                                                                                                                                                                       letters, art history)
                                                                                              Geo-historical traditions and related historical analysis for the study of the           12
188                                                                                                                                                                                    Humanities (ancient
                                        Historical geography and historiography for the study territories of the ancient Greece (internal and port settlement, poleis) and of the
                                        of greek territories until IV century a.C.            main interregional correlations from the II millennium to the first Byzantine            history, philology,
Dipartimento di Scienze Dell'Antichita'
                                                                                              phases.                                                                                  letters, art history)
189                                                                                                                                                                                    12
COLOMBO MARIA                                                                                 The relations between Italy and either France, Great Britain or Spain will be            Humanities (ancient
                                        Contacts and contaminations: linguistic and cultural
Dipartimento di Scienze del                                                                   investigated in a synchronic or diachronic perspective, with special reference to
                                        relations between Italy and Europe                                                                                                             history, philology,
Linguaggio e Letterature Straniere                                                            linguistic, sociolinguistic and cultural issues.
                                                                                                                                                                                       letters, art history)
                                                                                              The research must culminate into a critical edition of a Medieval Italian work,          12
190                                                                                                                                                                                    Humanities (ancient
                                        Classical and Late-Ancient traditions in Medieval     which should either be the translation into vernacular of a Classical or Late-
D'AGOSTINO ALFONSO                                                                                                                                                                     history, philology,
                                        Italian literature:an outline of possible editions    Ancient work, or show plain connections with Greek or Latin literature of the
Dipartimento di Filologia Moderna
                                                                                              relevant ages.                                                                           letters, art history)
191                                      Italian cinema from the second postwar period to        The research field we aim to study concerns the Italian cinema in the second          12
DAGRADA ELENA                            the 70s.                                                postwar period and its relations with sociocultural development of our country,       Humanities (ancient

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Dipartimento di Storia delle Arti,                                                               from the fall of Fascism to the 70s.                                                 history, philology,
della Musica e Dello Spettacolo                                                                                                                                                       letters, art history)
192                                     Trade and contacts between Mediterranean and             Analysis of relationships between peoples and cultures from Protohistory to          Humanities (ancient
DE MARINIS RAFFAELE CARLO               continental Europe as regard to archaeological           Antiquity in regard to archaeological contexts as evidence of ideologies, models,    history, philology,
Dipartimento di Scienze Dell'Antichita' record                                                   artefacts exchanges, comparing them, if possible, with the ancient sources.
                                                                                                                                                                                      letters, art history)
DI SALVO MARIA GIOVANNA                                                                                                                                                               12
                                                                                                 Church Slavonic and its linguistic and cultural aspects; its relation to spoken      Humanities (ancient
Dipartimento di Studi                   Church Slavonic, its History and Functions in the
                                                                                                 languages; recurrent backward attitudes; attempts at language codification and
Linguistici,Letterari e                 Cultural tradition of Slavia Orthodoxa                                                                                                        history, philology,
                                                                                                 the introductions of new genres as symptoms of new cultural attitudes.
Filologici(Europa Centro-                                                                                                                                                             letters, art history)
Settentrionale e Orientale)
194                                                                                                                                                                                   12
DOLCINI DONATELLA                                                                                the aim of the research is to analyze *the globalization in India (urban, rural,     Humanities (ancient
                                        globalization in India and rise of Hindi
Dipartimento di Lingue e Culture                                                                 diaspora) *the role of Hindi language                                                history, philology,
Contemporanee                                                                                                                                                                         letters, art history)
                                                                                                 The project aims at publishing the IX volume of the Papiri dell’Università degli     12
195                                                                                                                                                                                   Humanities (ancient
                                        Editions, studies and improvement of the papyri of       Studi di Milano (P.Mil.Vogliano) and preparing an on-line database with the high-
                                        the Milan University.                                    resolution images and the descriptions of the already published papyri of the        history, philology,
Dipartimento di Scienze Dell'Antichita'
                                                                                                 collection.                                                                          letters, art history)
196                                                                                                                                                                                     12
                                                                                                 The research investigates variation in legal English, looking at the varieties used in Humanities (ancient
                                                                                                 English-speaking countries, which have developed partially independently over
Dipartimento di Lingue e Culture                                                                                                                                                        history, philology,
                                                                                                 time, as well as in the E.U. context and in international law.
Contemporanee                                                                                                                                                                         letters, art history)
197                                                                                              Projects have to relate to aspects of the etymological research concerning either    Humanities (ancient
                                        Etymology and related topics: foundations, aims,
GIACOMELLI ROBERTO                                                                               with semantics and/or other levels of analysis, or with historical, philological,    history, philology,
                                        procedures, and problems of etymological research.
Dipartimento di Scienze Dell'Antichita'                                                          hermeneutical domains, in respect of ancient and modern languages and dialects.
                                                                                                                                                                                      letters, art history)
                                                                                                 Working at critical editions and commentaries; literary interpretations;             12
198                                     The texts of Greek literature: editions,                                                                                                      Humanities (ancient
                                                                                                 intertextual researches on themes and genres; researches on the transmission of
LEHNUS LUIGI ANGELO                     interpretations, history of transmission and                                                                                                  history, philology,
                                                                                                 texts and their Fortleben; researches on local traditions and their literary
Dipartimento di Scienze Dell'Antichita' Fortleben
                                                                                                 elaboration                                                                          letters, art history)
199                                                                                                                                                                                   12
                                                                                                 The ways will be explored in which issues of space and time developed in the 20th
MAFFI MARIO                                                                                                                                                                           Humanities (ancient
                                        Space and Time in 20th-century U.S. culture: reality     century, borrowing techniques and suggestions from other disciplines and giving
Dipartimento di Scienze del                                                                                                                                                           history, philology,
                                        and imagination, past and present                        rise to complex literary forms, containing past and present, real and imaginary
Linguaggio e Letterature Straniere
                                                                                                 spaces                                                                               letters, art history)
200                                                                                                                                                                                   12
                                                                                                 Continuing the research carried out with the "Balmas Seminars" and the
NISSIM LIANA                                                                                                                                                                          Humanities (ancient
                                        Myth and its rewritings in French and Francophone        publication of the journal Ponts / Ponti, mythical narrative and its rewritings in
Dipartimento di Scienze del
                                        literatures                                              French and Francophone literary production will be the object of a thorough          history, philology,
Linguaggio e Letterature Straniere
                                                                                                 investigation.                                                                       letters, art history)
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           20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
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201                                     INTERSTATE RELATIONS, TRADE INTERACTIONS,                                                                                                       Humanities (ancient
                                                                                                  THIS RESEARCH STREAM WILL FOCUS ON INTERSTATE RELATIONS IN EAST
SAVIO ADRIANO                           MONETARY SISTEMS IN MEDITERRANEAN IN                                                                                                            history, philology,
                                                                                                  MEDITERRANEAN DURING THE HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN REPUBLICAN AGE.
Dipartimento di Scienze Dell'Antichita' HELLENISTIC TIME
                                                                                                                                                                                        letters, art history)
                                                                                               A study of the distinguishing traits of the italian scientific literature (sources,      12
202                                                                                                                                                                                     Humanities (ancient
                                          Literature and science between the 18th and the      language, style, european influences), from the age of the Rationalism to the
SPAGGIARI WILLIAM                                                                                                                                                                       history, philology,
                                          19th centuries:italian tradition and european models separation of the two cultures (Carlo Cattaneo?s ?fatal divorce?) decreed by
Dipartimento di Filologia Moderna
                                                                                               Romanticism                                                                              letters, art history)
203                                                                                                                                                                                     12
VALLORANI NICOLETTA                       Synesthesia between literature and the arts:            The project concerns the forms of transcodification between literature and the        Humanities (ancient
Dipartimento di Scienze del               adaptations in English- and Spanish-speaking            arts in the XX century, with a particular focus on discourses of cultural, national   history, philology,
Linguaggio e Letterature Straniere        contexts                                                and/or gender identity articulated through different but connected textualities
Comparate                                                                                                                                                                               letters, art history)
204                                                                                                                                                                                     13
                                                                                                  The aim is to investigate, in a non-European context, how local people elaborate
ALLOVIO STEFANO                           Thinking nature in a non-European culture.                                                                                                    History, Philosophy,
                                                                                                  ideas about their environment and how these ideas influence their relationship
Dipartimento di Geografia e Scienze       Anthropological analysis of a case-study
                                                                                                  with it. The research will be carried out by using an anthropological approach.       Pedagogy, Psychology
Umane Dell'Ambiente
205                                                                                               On european boundaries national identities faced and contrasted through               13
AUDENINO PATRIZIA                         Borders and the building of symbolic sites of the       occupation and construction of symbolic sites. The research has to be conducted       History, Philosophy,
Dipartimento di Storia della Societa' e   nation in the 19th and 20th centuries Europe            in a comparative scale, finding its sources on archivial documents, literature and
                                                                                                                                                                                        Pedagogy, Psychology
delle Istituzioni                                                                                 memories.
                                                                                                  Relationship between structures of novel and of society.Modern novel as               13
                                          Theory of Society and Theory of Novel in                expression of existential,political and social crisis. Ethical analysis of literary   History, Philosophy,
                                          Contemporary Europe                                     oeuvres (from Goethe to Mann).Keywords: Bourgeois
Dipartimento di Filosofia                                                                                                                                                               Pedagogy, Psychology
                                                                                                  We propose researches moving from the phenomenological aesthetics tradition           13
                                          Phenomenological Aesthetics, Philosophy of              and focusing on the present debate about the images status both in the visual and     History, Philosophy,
                                          Literature, Philosophy of Images                        in the literary domain, as well as referring to the notions of Memory and Time in
Dipartimento di Filosofia                                                                                                                                                               Pedagogy, Psychology
                                                                                                  XX century
208                                                                                                                                                                                     13
                                                                                                  The project focuses on the main characters of the partisan war in Italy in WWII,
CHIARINI ROBERTO                                                                                                                                                                        History, Philosophy,
                                          The War of Liberation in Italy. History and Memory      and on the public and private memory of the war in the post-war period. The use
Dipartimento di Storia della Societa' e
                                                                                                  of Italian and foreign primary sources is required                                    Pedagogy, Psychology
delle Istituzioni
209                                                                                                                                                                                      13
                                          The ?crisis of foundations?: between positivism and     Scientific rationality and logic facing the crisis of foundations across 19th and 20th History, Philosophy,
                                          pragmatism                                              century regarding mathematics, physics and life sciences.
Dipartimento di Filosofia                                                                                                                                                               Pedagogy, Psychology
210                                                                                               Research on a space case to be situated in one of the following territorial areas:      13
                                          Migrations, economics and entrepreneurial
ISENBURG TERESA                                                                                   foreigners in Italy, italians abroad, foreigners in third countries (with regard to the History, Philosophy,
                                          initiatives, social production of space.
Dipartimento di Studi Internazionali                                                              third category, India, Pakistan, Southern Africa, Brazil have been selected).           Pedagogy, Psychology
211                                                                                                                                                                                     13
                                                                                                  The aspect of the Soviet history we want to analyze is the relation between the
LAMI GIULIA MARIA ISABELLA                Power and People in the Everyday Life of the USSR                                                                                             History, Philosophy,
                                                                                                  State-Party and the people, as well as reflections this relation, caracterized by
Dipartimento di Scienze della Storia e    after Stalin. Continuity and Change
                                                                                                  typical communicative strategies, had on the everyday life of the Soviet citizens.    Pedagogy, Psychology
della Documentazione Storica

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(Medioevo, Eta' Moderna, Eta'
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MICHIELON GIOVANNI                                                                               The aim of this research is to assess the effects of aquatic training programmes on     History, Philosophy,
                                         Physical activity and training in water
Dipartimento di Scienze Dello Sport,                                                             visceral fat, body composition and muscle performance.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Pedagogy, Psychology
Nutrizione e Salute
                                                                                                 Between XIII and XIV century: discussions of Aristotelian and Aquinas theories,         13
                                         PARADIGM CHANGES IN LATE MEDIEVAL                       renewal of different traditions and translation of works from Arabic and Greek.         History, Philosophy,
                                         PHILOSOPHICAL THOUGHT                                   Comparison between schools, transcription of manuscripts, use of digital
Dipartimento di Filosofia                                                                                                                                                                Pedagogy, Psychology
PEYRONEL SUSANNA                                                                                 The propose is to analyse the followings religious aspects in XVIth century:            13
Dipartimento di Scienze della Storia e   Religious Dissidence and Repression in sixteenth-        -the thought and the practice of the religious dissent                                 History, Philosophy,
della Documentazione Storica             century Europe                                           -process and behaviours of imposition of the confessional orthodoxy
                                                                                                                                                                                         Pedagogy, Psychology
(Medioevo, Eta' Moderna, Eta'                                                                    - the exercise of the confessional violence
215                                                                                              Study of the evolution of sociocognitive abilities based on comparisons between
PRATO PREVIDE ALBRISI COLOMBAN                                                                                                                                                           13
                                         Comparative Cognition and evolution of socio-           human infants and other species that at present are considered good models for
EMANUELA                                                                                                                                                                                 History, Philosophy,
                                         cognitive capacities in different species               understanding the evolution of cognition (i.e. non human primates, domestic dog)
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie                                                                                                                                                     Pedagogy, Psychology
PUNZO MAURIZIO                                                                                                                                                                           13
                                                                                                 We want to analyze the Italian post-war situation, to scritinize the problems of to
Dipartimento di Scienze della Storia e   Post-War Italy: Internal reconstruction and                                                                                                     History, Philosophy,
                                                                                                 the political and economic reconstruction, regarding international problems of
della Documentazione Storica             International Relations
                                                                                                 Italy during the cold war period                                                        Pedagogy, Psychology
(Medioevo, Eta' Moderna, Eta'
                                                                                              Historical and theoretical developments of the trascendental method and analysis           13
                                         Discussions on trascendantalism in the 19th and 20th of the debates about validity and limits of knowledge in science in XIX-XX                 History, Philosophy,
                                         century.Debates of philosophers and scientists       century. Keywords: trascendentalism, theory of knowledge, Limits of scientific
Dipartimento di Filosofia                                                                                                                                                                Pedagogy, Psychology
VISMARA PAOLA                                                                                    Culture and religion in Early Modern Europe. Analytical studies on the publishing
Dipartimento di Scienze della Storia e   Culture, education and publishing in new religious      strategies and on the development of education programs "for the defense and
                                                                                                                                                                                         History, Philosophy,
della Documentazione Storica             orders 16-17th: Humanism and Counter Reformation        propagation of the faith" in the new religious orders
                                                                                                                                                                                         Pedagogy, Psychology
(Medioevo, Eta' Moderna, Eta'
                                                                                                 City Administrations recognise the need of management of historic centres such as
219                                                                                              "heritage" and therefore it would be useful to have insights on different European      13
ZERBI MARIA CHIARA                       The Urban Landscape between Conservation and            experiences which have been able to synthesise culture and economic                     History, Philosophy,
Dipartimento di Storia delle Arti,       Enhancement                                             opportunities                                                                           Pedagogy, Psychology
della Musica e Dello Spettacolo

220                                      The financial crisis, firms? internationalization and   Effects of the financial crisis on the internationalisation of production factors and   14
BARBA NAVARETTI GIORGIO                  factor mobility                                         firms activities. Theoretical and empirical analysis of these trends and their          Economics and
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Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche,                                                               implications for global economic policy.                                               statistics
Aziendali e Statistiche
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                                                                                                  We will: 1. specify the theoretical and conceptual framework of the current
BENASSI MARIO                                                                                                                                                                            Economics and
                                           IP Brokers in the market of technology                 research project 2. detail the methodological choices 3. perform empirical and
Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche,
                                                                                                  survey research 4. do a multiple case studies analysis 5. write the final report.      statistics
Aziendali e Statistiche
                                                                                                  The proposed theme aims at stimulating research activity between economics and
222                                                                                               mathematics (with a special focus on optimal growth and transitional dynamics).        14
                                           Dynamics, innovation and human capital-based
BUCCI ALBERTO                                                                                     Possible topics would include: transitional dynamics in growth models, both            Economics and
                                           optimal growth and demographic transition: theory
Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche,                                                               exogenous and endogenous; mathematical modelling for economic demography;
                                           and applications                                                                                                                              statistics
Aziendali e Statistiche                                                                           human capital, innovation and growth; technological progress and diffusion, and
223                                                                                               We shall develop experiments aiming: 1. to control for subjects idiosyncratic          14
DONZELLI FRANCO                            Experimental economics: individual behaviour,          characteristics; 2. to test convergence to market equilibrium under special            Economics and
Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche,        market equilibrium, social preferences.                assumptions about preferences; 3. to check for the emergence of cooperation in
Aziendali e Statistiche                                                                           social contexts.
                                                                                                  The research activity deepens the effects of regulation on the economic efficiency 14
ROSSIGNOLI BRUNO                           Economic effects of regulation in the industrial and                                                                                      Economics and
                                                                                                  of firms. The focus on the Italian framework is due to the presence of multiple
Dipartimento di Economia, Diritto del      service sector
                                                                                                  supervisory authority and heterogeneous legislation.                               statistics
Lavoro e Diritto Tributario
225                                                                                                                                                                                      14
SOLARI LUCA                                New issues in Human resource management and            To analyze the impact of flexible employment on human resource management              Economics and
Dipartimento di Studi del Lavoro e del     compensation policies                                  and on compensation policies
226                                                                                                                                                                                      14
                                                                                                  Inference for continuous time models from discrete data, including
TOMMASI CHIARA                             Inference for continuous time stochastic models for                                                                                           Economics and
                                                                                                  mutidimensional, markov switching, jump and fractional models in the fields of:
Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche,        financial time series from discrete observations
                                                                                                  estimation, hypotheses testing, model selection, cluster and discriminant analysis     statistics
Aziendali e Statistiche
227                                                                                               Research activity will be devoted to an accurate and ground-breaking analysis of       15
                                           Italian liberal constitutional thought in the XXth
BASSANI LUIGI MARCO                                                                               Italian liberal constitutional thought in the twentieth century, in order to recover   Political Sciences and
                                           century: a comprehensive reappraisal
Dipartimento Giuridico-Politico                                                                   its diverse approaches and their original features.                                    Sociology
                                                                                                  Federalism and Associationism in the theoretical-political European discussion in   15
Dipartimento di Scienze della Storia e     Federalism and Associationism in Europe after the
                                                                                                  relationship with principles considered in country with confederative or federative Political Sciences and
della Documentazione Storica               second world war
                                                                                                  institutions                                                                        Sociology
(Medioevo, Eta' Moderna, Eta'
229                                                                                               Evolution of the fundamental principles of the international society; the role of      15
                                           International political systems, institutions and
COLOMBO ALESSANDRO                                                                                great powers, international organizations and the international community in face      Political Sciences and
                                           legitimacy in international society
Dipartimento di Studi Internazionali                                                              of fragmentation or failed states; shared sovereignty and new trusteeships             Sociology
230                                                                                               Study of how interactions among political actors, in particular groups, parties and    15
FRANCHINO FABIO                            Actors, policy processes and multilevel governance     institutions, shape the decision-making of public policies, from formulation to        Political Sciences and
Dipartimento di Studi Sociali e Politici                                                          implementation.                                                                        Sociology
231                                        Consumer cultures: new lifestyles and new social       Consumer cultures are key to contemporary cultural formations. Via a focus on          15

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           20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
           Tel. 02 50313290- Fax 02 50313315
LEONINI LUISA MARIA                      identities                                              consumer practices and commercial material culture, we aim to delineate new             Political Sciences and
Dipartimento di Studi Sociali e Politici                                                         forms of stratification, distinction, identitification, and participation.              Sociology
                                                                                                 Transitional justice, human rights, democratization and secularization.
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                                         Democratization, political regimes and global           Comparative political systems, conflict and development. Actors, institutions and
MARTINELLI ALBERTO                                                                                                                                                                       Political Sciences and
                                         politics                                                models of globa l politics. Foreign policy of great powers. Technology and
Dipartimento di Studi Sociali e Politici                                                                                                                                                 Sociology
233                                                                                              The research focus is on issues linked to: increasing migrations and the shaping of     15
                                           Migrations and social transformations. Redefining
PROCACCI GIOVANNA                                                                                ethnic minorities. It explores the social, political, cultural and economic processes   Political Sciences and
                                           citizenship, cultural identities, ethnic relations
Dipartimento di Studi Sociali e Politici                                                         transforming citizenship, identities, urban spaces, ethnic relations.                   Sociology
234                                                                                              Comparative analysis of the change in mass attitudes towards political institutions     15
                                           Political Institutions, Political culture, party
SEGATTI PAOLO                                                                                    , social and religious cleavage, and electoral behaviour in the XX century second       Political Sciences and
                                           competition and electoral behaviour
Dipartimento di Studi Sociali e Politici                                                         half.                                                                                   Sociology

           Università degli Studi di Milano –Divisione Stipendi e Carriere del Personale – Via S. Antonio, 12,
           20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
           Tel. 02 50313290- Fax 02 50313315
Università degli Studi di Milano –Divisione Stipendi e Carriere del Personale – Via S. Antonio, 12,
20122 Milano, Italy – C.F. 80012650158
Tel. 02 50313290- Fax 02 50313315

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