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Write your thesis as a Scientific Article. Organize the content of your manuscript as follows:

  • Title Page
  • Abstract (max 250 words)
  • Introduction (max 1500 words)
  • Materials and Methods (max 2000 words)
  • Results (max 2500 words)
  • Discussion (max 2000 words)
  • Acknowledgments
  • References (max 40)
  • Tables
  • Figure Legends
  • Figures

Thesis supervisor must belong to the Molecular Biotechnology Board. It is possible to have an external supervisor and a co-supervisor of the Board.

This includes a 10 min. oral presentation and 5 min. discussion.

Maximum score: 7 points  

The final assessment is expressed with a grade out of one hundred and ten.

The exam is considered  passed with a minimum grade of 66/110 and a maximum grade of 110/110. The score is calculated by transforming the average grades of the exams (arithmetic mean), which are expressed with a grade out of thirty, into a grade out of one hundred and ten, and by adding the score obtained by the thesis defense (minimum: 0; maximum: 7).

Summa cum laude may be attribuited by the Board by unanimous decision when the score is ≥ 111/110 or is 110/110 and the student has passed at least one exam with “30 cum laude”

When granted Summa cum laude the Board may grant honors by unanimous decision as follows:

  • Special mention (menzione) when the student has passed at least five exams with “30 cum laude” j
  • Recommendation for Publication (dignità di Stampa) when the student is co-author of an accepted or submitted paper.

Registration of credits for Stage and Thesis will be held the month before Thesis defense, i.e. on February, June, September and November

Students must:

  1. Submit an application for graduation by following the procedure.
  2. Fifteen days before the date of Thesis Defense send the following documents at
    1. Abstract in pdf format. Name the file as follows: Last Name_Abstract
    2. Thesis in pdf format. Name the file as follows: Last Name_Thesis
    3. For request of "Recommendation for Publication" (Dignità di Stampa) a copy of the accepted paper or a copy of the submission letter

In the mail subject, please indicate First Name_Last Name_Date of Graduation

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