cod. 1010031

Academic year 2022/23
2° year of course - First semester
- Ilaria ZANOTTI
Academic discipline
Farmacologia (BIO/14)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
24 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
course unit

Learning objectives

Knowledge and understanding skills:
1) To know the steps of experimental studies planning
2) To know the main experimental models in vitro and invivo
3) To know the ethical principles related to the experiments
4) To know the law for experiments involving animals
5) To acquire ability in using the specific language of the pharmacology.
Knowledge and understanding applied skills
1) To acquire the capacity to project an experimental study
Judgment autonomy
1) To recognize the validity and robustness of experimental studies
Communicative Skills
1) To possess the ability to synthesize information and effectively communicate it to specialists and non-specialists.

Learning Skills
1) Develop skills and methodology that will allow you to study in a highly independent way.
2) Updating the knowledge through the consultation of scientific databases


There are not prerequisites. Knowledge of pharmacology may help the students in the comprehension of the matter

Course unit content

- Experimental studies plan
- In vitro experiments
- In vivo experiments
-Ethical and legislative aspects of experiments
-Data dissemination
-The research integrity

Full programme

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The slides used to support lessons will be uploaded weekly on the Elly platform.

Teaching methods

The lessons will be frontal and will be complemented by online bibliographic research in order to provide students with the ability to know reliable databases from which to obtain robust information.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination
Scale of assessment: 0-30
Weights and evaluation criteria:
1) Acquired knowledge (up to 15/30);
2) Ability to apply the acquired knowledge and to make connections between the covered topics (up to 10/30);
3) capacity to communicate concepts through the use of the specific language of the discipline (up to 5/30).

Other information

The teacher is available to meet the students in the office or via Teams. Ask for an appointment at:

tel: 0521 905040