GFP ectopic expression in a Arabidopsis flower

The 1st year programme of PLANT-Int offers courses on general topics covering Molecular and Cellular Biology, as well as on specialized topics of Plant Sciences. It also proposes to develop an experimental lab project and to choose a hosting laboratory for a first compulsory Internship.
The second year programme of PLANT-Int is mainly devoted to an Internship and a Master thesis, in two different labs belonging either to private companies or academic institutes. They may take place in Grenoble, Milan or at other locations.

M1 - Semester 1 at UGA

From September to end od December
Mandatory courses:
  • Evolutionary Biology of Plants, 6 ECTS
  • Introduction to Plant development and signal transduction, 6 ECTS
  • Strategies in Experimental Biology, 12 ECTS
Choose one among :
  • Entrepreneurship in sciences, 3 ECTS
  • Communication tools, 3 ECTS
Choose one among :
  • Scientific English, 3 ECTS
  • French language, 3 ECTS
  • Italian language, 3 ECTS
Also:

The students will have the possibility to follow free choice courses at UGA for improving their english, italian or french speaking level.  These courses can be preparatory to a test for B1, B2 or C1 level certification (charges for CLES certification: around 20€ in 2018).

M1 - 1st Internship

6-7 weeks intersnhip between the two semesters (January-February) at UGA, UniMi or elsewhere.

M1 - Semester 2 at UNIMI

from March to June
Mandatory courses:
  • Plant development , part II, 6 ECTS
  • Signal transduction, part II, 6 ECTS
Students have to choose 3 teaching units among this list. Rules for optional choices are indicated in the detailed teaching programme box.
  • Plant ecology, 6 ECTS
  • Advanced plant cell Biotechnology, 6 ECTS
  • Molecular plant breeding and Genetics, 6 ECTS
  • Development of crop ideotypes, 6 ECTS

M2 - Semester 3

2nd Internship (3 months, between September and December, 12 ECTS) and teaching units (18 ECTS) to be choosen between a large choice of proposal at UGA or UniMi.
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M2 - Semester 4

Master thesis project (6 months internship, from January to June, 24 ECTS) and 1 teaching unit (3 ECTS) to be choosen between a large choice of proposal at UGA or UniMi.