1. Chromosome structure and gene expression: euchromatin and heterochromatin

2. Genetic, cytological and molecular analysis of cell division in Drosophila melanogaster

3. DNA-protein interaction in the regulation of gene expression

4. The role of the DNA sequence in the chromosome organization

5. Regulation of gene expression at the post-transcriptional level

6. New RNA functions and their use in gene therapy

7. Genotype-environment interactions in human populations

8. Study of DNA and histone epigenetic modifications

9. New molecular approaches for gene therapy of congenital and acquired genetic diseases

10. Plant molecular biology

11. Human Evolutionary Genetics