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Molecular Medicine and Oncology

OVERVIEW

The MSc in Molecular Medicine and Oncology is a programme of study which leads to the Degree of Master of Science in Molecular Medicine and Oncology.

The MSc includes a lectural year made up of core and optional subjects, seminars or specific course attendance, as well as laboratory work and short term trainings for skill development, at different institutions.
 
It is hoped that the interdisciplinary nature of that year will allow the recognition of specific areas of interest and generate ideas and problems that may become the starting point to the build-up of a project, antedating the preparation of the essay and the achievement of the degree. 
The development of the project may be done in institutions cooperating with the MSc or others, provided thay have recognized quality and are considered adequate by the student, the supervisor and the scientific committee.

The MSc Programme is organized by Faculdade de Medicina do Porto (FMUP) in cooperation with Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS) and in a close relationship with IPATIMUP and IBMC/INEB, now asociated in the I3S, Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Centro Hospitalar S. João and Instituto Português de Oncologia, Porto. 

It is coordinated by Prof. Henrique Almeida and the Scientific Committee includes Professors Davide Carvalho, Manuel Sobrinho Simões and Rui Medeiros. Professors Delminda Neves and Valdemar Máximo compose the Accompanying Committee.

Topics in the lectural programme: Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology Techniques (Hands-on), Cell Cycle & Apoptosis, Human Genetics and Disease, Oncobiology, Molecular Cytogenetics, Angiogenesis in Inflammation and Cancer, Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Epidemiology, Cardiac Insufficiency, Epigenetics and Cancer, Gerontology, Endocrine Pathology.
 
 

Objectives

The MSc is commited to strenghten biomedical knowledge, to stimulate the interest in learning deeper and to encourage an attitude towards problem presentation and its resolution, employing strategies and methods developed by Molecular Biology.


Eligibility
:

1- Graduates in Biology, Biochemistry, Marine Science, Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Microbiologia and other life science fields, having minimal classification of 14/20 (Good), obtained in a portuguese university or having a degree legally considered equivalent.

2 — Graduates with classification inferior to 14/20, upon evaluation by the scientific committee.

3 — Similarly, graduates from foreign universities are eligible upon evaluation by the scientific committee.


Fields of Specialization

Field of specialization:

Molecular Medicine and Molecular Oncology.

Professional Abilities

COMPETENCES:

Analysis of the scientific literature in a particular area.
Integrated knowledge in emerging issues of Molecular Medicine and Oncology.
Enunciation of a scientific problem and design of a methodological strategy for its resolution.
Expertise in techniques commonly used at molecular biology laboratories.
Organization of a manuscript for publication of an investigation.

Employment Prospects

ASSET FOR EMPLOYMENT IN:
Science career
Science teaching
Life science clinical or research lab technician.

Information

 MASTER&PHD APPLICATIONS – ALL INFORMATION 2018/2019

 

UNIDADES CURRICULARES SINGULARES/SINGULAR COURSE UNITS 2018/2019


 PhD & MASTER's SCHOOL CALENDARS – ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019


Comments

 

To assist the application, you can consult the Guide Support (1)

APPLICATION ONLINE HERE





To assist the registration, you can consult the Guide Support (2)

REGISTRATION ONLINE HERE


 


Contacts

INFORMATION

Department for Research and Post-Graduate Studies 

Tel.: +351 220 426 959
E.mail - daipg@med.up.pt

General information

Official Code: 6194
Director: Henrique Almeida
Acronym: MMOM
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 2004/2005
Duration: 2 Years

Study Plan

Certificates

  • Medical and Molecular Oncology (90 ECTS credits)
  • Medical and Molecular Oncology (46,5 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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