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Temple Summer in Italy Siena Research Program

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Piazza del Campo in Siena, Italy. Photographed by Krzysztof Wysocki in August 2005.
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Siena Biomedical Research Program

A limited number of opportunities are available for qualified Temple College of Science and Technology students and qualified non-Temple students to participate in a special for-credit research program in Siena, Italy. You'll be involved in research that is a collaboration between the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neurosciences at the University of Siena.

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Program dates

Seven and a half weeks: Late May through mid-July

Language of instruction

English. Italian language background is not required.

Location

An orientation takes place in Rome during the first week of the program. Students will then travel to Siena for the remainder of the program.

Academic program

Students enroll in a research course for 3 credits. Interested College of Science and Technology students may contact the Program Manager or faculty advisors in CST for more information or to discuss how attending this program fits into their long-term academic and professional goals. Non-Temple students and Temple students outside of the College of Science and Technology with appropriate academic backgrounds may discuss their eligibility with the Program Manager

Faculty and researchers

The program is overseen by Dr. Antonio Giordano, MD, PhD, Temple University professor and Director of Sbarro Health Research Organization, Dr. Luigi Pirtoli, MD, PhD, professor and director of the Unit of Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital of Siena, and faculty and researchers at the University of Siena. 

Housing

Rome orientation period: shared apartments
Siena: shared apartments

Eligibility

Open to qualified Temple College of Science and Technology students and qualified non-Temple students. Non-Temple students and Temple students outside of the College of Science and Technology with appropriate academic backgrounds may discuss their eligibility with the Program Manager

Applying to the program

Application Deadline: February 15

For more information, contact:

• Education Abroad; study.abroad@temple.edu ; 215-204-0720

• Antonio Giordano, MD, PhD; Director, Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine & Center of Biotechnology; College of Science and Technology; giordano@temple.edu; 215-204 9520