Associated Courses:

Biol 575: Translational Molecular Research
June 20-25 2016

Location: Rome, Italy

Course Directors:

  • Lance Liotta, MD, PhD (George Mason University)
  • Ruggero De Maria, MD, PhD (Universita Cattolica, del Sacro Cuore)
  • Orazio Schillaci, MD, PhD (University of Rome Tor Vergatta)

Target Students: 1) Graduate students, 2) undergraduate students with advanced curriculum, 3) medical school students, and 4) health care professionals (Open to GMU and non-GMU students)

Earn 3 credits in 1 week!

  • Prepare for the upcoming revolution in molecular medicine
  • Interact with world-renowned scientists and medical doctors from Italy and the USA
  • Keep up with the incredible pace of new biomedical technology innovations, scientific advances, and clinical trials
  • Seminars from more than 15 different scientists and medical doctors
  • Hands-on workshops with cutting-edge technologies
  • Faculty-student networking dinner and guided tour of Rome

Course Fee: $3,280.00 (includes tuition, lodging, breakfast, and one networking dinner). The fee does not include airfare.

Biol 301: Infectious Diseases
Fall 2013

Professor:Dr. Alessandra Luchini
BMED 610: Principals of Systems Biology
Fall 2011, Fall 2012

Professors:Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Emanuel Petricoin
BIOS 743: Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics
Spring 2012, Spring 2013

Professors:Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Emanuel Petricoin

This course reviews cancer medicine, cancer molecular biology and cancer metastasis.  It incorporates basic principles of molecular medicine, including the definition and need for individualized diagnostics and therapeutics. Application of proteomics, genomics and bioinformatics technologies for individualized therapy are discussed.
BIOl 301: Biology and Society
Fall 2012

Professor:Dr. Alessandra Luchini
Fall 2010

Professor:Dr. Alessandra Luchini

Biol 301 HIV/AIDS is a synthesis course that reviews different aspects of the HIV/AIDS phenomenon ranging from quickly evolving scientific information about the virus to the history and social impact of the spread of HIV infection. Topics covered include history of the discovery of HIV/AIDS, biological origins of HIV, biological characteristics of HIV, anti-HIV therapy, immunology of HIV/AIDS, opportunistic infections and cancers related to HIV/AIDS, biological indicators for HIV disease, epidemiology and transmission, preventing the transmission of HIV, testing for HIV, prevalence of HIV/AIDS and societal implications of the disease.