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GIUSEPPE CORRIAS MD, RADIOLOGY RESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF CAGLIARI, RECEIVED THE ISSNAF MEDICAL IMAGING SCIENCE CHAPTER AWARD AND WILL SPEND ONE YEAR AS A RESEARCH FELLOW AT THE MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER CENTER (MSKCC), NEW YORK

Congratulations to Dr. Giuseppe Corrias on receiving a 10.500 dollars award from ISSNAF MEDICAL IMAGING SCIENCE Chapter of for a one-year research fellowship on cancer research with focus on Magnetic  [ ... ]


Simone Mori MD, working at Conti Lab at Scripps in San Diego and ISSNAF affiliate, won the Merck Biopharma Innovation Cup

Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic for treatment of a wide spectrum of bacteria. The drug does not perform any positive effect on viruses, protozoa or fungal infections, however it can mask or delay certa [ ... ]


Vincenzo Piuri, Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Milano is a candidate for 2018 IEEE President-Elect

Vincenzo Piuri, Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Milano is a candidate for 2018 IEEE President-Elect, who will then serve as 2019 IEEE President. Below you find his  [ ... ]


Young Investigator Training Program - ACRI (Associazione di Fondazioni e Casse di Risparmio Italiane)

ACRI (Associazione di Fondazioni e Casse di Risparmio Italiane) is sponsoring a limited number of research prizes for young investigators thanks to the "Young Investigator Training Program". Awar [ ... ]


Award for Innovation & Circular Economy - Winner announced

Press Release   New York -  June, 20 2017     ISSNAF, the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation, and Intesa Sanpaolo, the leading banking group in Italy  [ ... ]


Intercellular transmission of the unfolded protein response promotes survival and drug resistance in cancer cells

Stress signals improve tumor fitness
Jeffrey J. Rodvold, Kevin T. Chiu, Nobuhiko Hiramatsu, Julia K. Nussbacher, Valentina Galimberti, Navin R. Mahadevan, Karl Willert, Jonathan H. Lin, and Maurizio Za [ ... ]


Sea urchin protein provides insights into self-assembly of skeletal structures

Martin Pendola, an Italian postdoctoral associate in Dr. John Evans group at NYU College of Dentistry, is investigating a sea urchin protein involved in the formation of skeletal structures. In a pape [ ... ]


Dr. Gabriella Gobbi wins the Graham Boeckh Foundation Sam Lal Award

Congratulations to Dr. Gabriella Gobbi on winning the seventh annual Dr. Samarthji Lal Award for Mental Health Research and wishes her continued success. Dr. Gobbi is a psychiatrist and neuroscientis [ ... ]


Giuseppe Cataldo, PhD, receives the “NASA’s Early Career Public Achievement Medal"

Congratulations to Giuseppe Cataldo, PhD, systems engineer for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and @NASA's space technology development program receives the “NASA’s Early Career Public Achie [ ... ]


Intervista a Fabio Pacucci

Fabio Pacucci, astrofisico 29enne, dopo gli studi alla Normale di Pisa ha già fatto scoperte sensazionali sugli antenati dei "buchi neri". Ora da Yale continua la sua ricerca e in questa intervista s [ ... ]


ISSNAF Awards for Young Investigators - Call for Applications 2017

ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation yearly presents awards to acknowledge the research of young Italian investigators working in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative, potentially impactful and honors their country of origin.

The deadline for submission of applications is expired

ISSNAF Board of Trustees encourages all Italian early-stage researchers currently primarily working in the United States or Canada to submit their application and research abstract to compete for one of the following awards:

  1. ISSNAF Award for Young Investigators – Environmental Sciences, Astrophysics and Chemistry
  2. Hogan Lovells Award for Research in Medicine, Biosciences and Cognitive Science
  3. Paola Campese Award for Research on Leukemia
  4. Franco Strazzabosco Award for Young Engineers
  5. Annamaria Molteni Award for Mathematics and Physics

 

Each winner will receive a certificate and a monetary prize of $3,000. All finalists will be granted a Travel Award, one (1) night at a hotel in Washington DC and a certificate of participation.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Proof of Italian Citizenship (Italian passport or ID card);
  • Current affiliation with a research Institution in the United States or Canada;
  • PhD or Medical Residency (whichever comes first) obtained between January 1st 2010 and December 31st 2015. Only the official date on the degree certificate will be considered valid.

 

REVIEW PROCESS

  • A Review Board composed of international experts will score all valid applications according to the candidates’ curricula (titles, positions, publications, grants, patents) and the scientific quality of the abstract (study design, methodology, discussion, significance, innovation).
  • The best 3 (three) applications for each Award will be selected to be presented during the 2017 ISSNAF Annual Event on November 8th, 2017 at the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC. Finalists will present their research with an oral communication.
  • Presenters will be evaluated by the Award Jury, focusing in particular on scientific quality, innovation, CV, and presentations skills. The Award Jury will select the winners amongst the presenters and awards will be presented during a formal ceremony on the same day.
  • The decisions of the Review Board and of the Jury are final.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Applications must be completed only online from June 1st to July 15th, 2017 at www.issnaf.org/issnaf-awards-2017-application-form.html
  • Applications must be completed following instructions provided online.
  • Applications that are not completed according to instructions will not be considered. No paper applications or applications sent by e-mail will be accepted.
  • All applications and presentations must be in English.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • All applications must be submitted by July 15th, 2017 (23:59PST)
  • The Review Board will select finalists by September 15th, 2017

 

TRAVEL AWARDS

Finalists presenting at the annual meeting will be acknowledged with an official certificate, one-night hotel accommodation in Washington DC and a travel award proportional to the distance of their Institution from Washington, DC:

  • West Coast, British Columbia, Alberta: $350
  • Mid West, Southern States, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec: $250
  • US East Coast (over 250 miles): $100
  • US East Coast (less than 250 miles): $50

  

The Foundation acknowledges and is profoundly grateful for the generosity of our kind donors who made possible the ISSNAF Awards for Young Investigators: Strazzabosco Family, Formenti Family, Campese Family, and Hogan Lovells Studio Legale.

For more information about the application process write to awards@issnaf.org

For more information about ISSNAF and the awards go to www.issnaf.org

 
ISSNAF Annual Event
ISSNAF Annual Event
During the ISSNAF Annual Event the Italian Scientific Community meets the institutions, the industry, academia to discuss breakthrough ideas, network, and to award projects of young Italians through the ISSNAF Young Investigators Awards in different fields of Science. The event brings together prominent Italian scientists and researchers active in North America, as well as representatives of the Institutions and the industry. The event is organized Under the Auspices of H.E. Ambassador Armando Varricchio, the Ministry of Italian Foreign Affairs (MAECI), Ministry of research and Education (MIUR), Italian Ministry of Health, and has the Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic.This year's exciting conference will focus on New Industrial Revolution , exploring the impact of the 4th industrial revolution on research, science, academia, and on our daily lives.

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