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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (06/12/2012 02.37)

The role of cell competition in carcinogenesis: cell-cell interactions in different models of oncogenic cooperation.

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“Cell competition” is a biological phenomenon which senses in epithelial tissues the presence of cells with different proliferative rates and eliminates cells showing a lower fitness. There are several indications in literature that this mechanism may be involved in pathological conditions such as tumourous growth, and the aim of this research programme is to deepen our knowledge on the role of cell ompetition in epithelial tumourigenesis using Drosophila as an experimental model. Given the availability of genetic instruments such as clonal analysis, through which it is feasible to induce clones of genetically different cells in the same organ, this animal represents an ideal model in which to analyse changes in cell biochemistry following to the onset of competitive interactions. Beside the animal model, we will utilise human cell cultures which reproduce the epithelial structure in vitro.

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Research Fields

Biological sciences - Biology

Eligibility criteria

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttps://www.aric.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca/BandiPubblicati/zz_Bandi_din.aspx
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

21/12/2012

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

43831

Funding organisation / Contacts
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA - - DIPARTIMENTO DI FARMACIA E BIOTECNOLOGIE

Public research
Bologna - Italy
www.unibo.it
E-mails
annalisa.pession@unibo.it

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