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Visiting Program all'Università di Perugia

L'Università di Perugia ha varato un programma di Visiting Scientist allo scopo di 
finanziare ricercatori interessati a svolgere attività di ricerca e didattica. Dettagli sono al link: 

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Dr. Cinzia Zuffada, associate Chief Scientist at JPL, CA, Receives the recognition of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by the Italian Consul General in Los Angeles, Antonio Verde

On June 2, 2016 the Italian Consul General, Antonio Verde, presented Dr. Cinzia Zuffada, Associate Chief Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology with the recognition  [ ... ]


ANSA - Da scienziati italiani in Usa sì a progetto post Expo

Prestigiosa Issnaf favorevole a polo Human Technopole a Milano (di Luciano Clerico) (ANSA) - MILANO, 3 GIU - Il "rientro dei cervelli" potrebbe trovare un'ulteriore spinta dal progetto Human Techno [ ... ]


Scientists Find Root Cause of Appetite Loss During Illness

Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute find root cause of appetite loss during illness.

Loss of appetite during illness is a common and potentially debilitating phenomenon—in cancer patients [ ... ]


Filippo Mancia receives a 2016 Schaefer Research Scholarship Award from Columbia University Medical Center

Filippo Mancia (@pippomancia) receives a 2016 Schaefer Research Scholarship Award from Columbia University Medical Center (@ColumbiaMed @ColumbiaPS @Columbia) in recognition for his work on the bioche [ ... ]


Study by Paolo Sassone-Corsi and Selma Masri with UCI’s Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism - a game-changer to understand how cancer influences whole-body metabolism.

University of California, Irvine scientists who study how circadian rhythms – our own body clock – control liver function have discovered that cancerous lung tumors can hijack this process and pro [ ... ]


Fondazione Cariplo - Aperte-le-iscrizioni-al-bando-visiting-professors

Al via il bando Visiting Professors, promosso dalla nostra Fondazione Cariplo per favorire l’arrivo e la permanenza all’Università di Padova di ricercatori e docenti di comprovata esperienza scie [ ... ]


Webinar - Research Fellowships in Europe

Webinar

Research Fellowships in Europe Have you always dreamed of coming to Europe to develop your research career?

Europe is an exciting and dynamic place to carry out research. The European Co [ ... ]


ISSNAF Imaging Chapter event @ISMRM

ISSNAF Imaging Chapter ha organizzato un evento in collaborazione con il chapter italiano di ISMRM. ISMRM, 10 maggio, Singapore

In allegato trovate la locandina dell'evento (Clicca qui).

A seguire si t [ ... ]


A $100k Grant for groundbreaking microbiome research

Dr. Renato Polimanti is a young Italian scientist (and ISSNAF affiliate) at Yale University School of Medicine. His main research interest is the genetic predisposition to alcohol and drug use disorde [ ... ]


Medicine and Biology
New Window On Parkinson's Disease

121217140633Rice University scientists have discovered a new way to look inside living cells and see the insoluble fibrillar deposits associated with Parkinson's disease. The research by the Rice labs of Angel Martí and an italian researcher, Laura Segatori, appeared online this month in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.  
For the abstract click here

 
Quantification of the Host Response Proteome

plos one_logoResearchers from the University of Manitoba used SILAC (stable isotope labeling by amino acids in cell culture), combined with high-throughput 2-D HPLC/mass spectrometry, to determine relative quantitative differences in host proteins at 6 and 24 hours after infecting HEK293 cells with reovirus serotype 1 Lang (T1L). An italian researcher, Alberto Severini, took part to the research published in the PLos One Journal.  
For the abstract click here

 
Potent Antibodies Neutralize HIV

marcovecchio newsResearchers found that a combination of five different antibodies effectively suppressed HIV-1 replication and kept the virus at bay for a 60 day period after termination of therapy thanks to their longer half-life, while current antiretroviral drugs require daily intake. An italian researcher, Paola M. Marcovecchio, working at the California Institute of Technology, took part to the research published in the Nature Journal  
For the abstract click here

 
Brain Displays an Intrinsic Mechanism for Fighting Infection

notarangelo newsIn a study examining a rare and deadly brain infection, scientists have found that the brain cells of healthy people likely produce their own immune system molecules, demonstrating an "intrinsic immunity" that is crucial for stopping an infection. An italian researcher, Luigi Daniele Notarangelo, working at the Boston Children's Hospital, directed the research.  
For the abstract click here

 
How Our Nerves Regulate Insulin Secretion

PNAScoverA team of researchers from the University of Miami have gained detailed knowledge of how the autonomic nervous system regulates beta-cell insulin secretion. An italian researcher, Antonello Pileggi, working at the Diabetes Research Institute in Florida, took part to the research. 
For the abstract click here

 
Sex Hormones Control Differences in Mammary Gland Nerve Growth

science logoJohns Hopkins scientists have found a surprising mechanism that gives male sex hormones like testosterone control over the gender-specific absence or presence of mammary gland nerves that sense the amount of milk available in breast milk ducts. An italian researcher, Lino Tessarollo, working at the the National Cancer Institute, took part to the research. 
For the abstract click here

 
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ISSNAF Annual Event
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Enrico Bombieri was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ISSNAF 2015 Annual Event in Washington DC (27 OCT 2015)
Enrico Bombieri was honored with the ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award in acknowledgment of his creative contribution to scientific development in the field of Mathematics. His work, over the past 40 years, covers a wide spectrum within the number theory.

The Award was presented to him by H.E. Ambassador of Italy to the U.S. Claudio Bisogniero. The 2015 ISSNAF Annual Event focused on the topical debate “Scientific Challenges in Nutrition and Sustainability” with the participation of prominent Italian scientists from different disciplines.

Young ISSNAF

Young ISSNAFYoung ISSNAF is the “network-inside-the-network” of under-40 ISSNAF affiliates, Italian investigators and scholars of all areas of scientific and academic research.

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Success Stories

Young ISSNAFOur pride is to be able to help young Italian talents follow their dreams and have opportunities.

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Samanta Cristoforetti in conversation Samanta Cristoforetti in conversation

  The Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies, University of Toronto proudly present Samanta Cristoforetti, Italian astronaut, European Space Agency in conversation with Canadian astronaut Roberta Bondar FUTURA Mission - 200 ...

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La Console Natalia Quintavalle consegna l'onorificenza di Grande Ufficiale alla Dott.ssa Silvia Formenti, una luminare nel campo della radioterapia La Console Natalia Quintavalle consegna l'onorificenza di Grande Ufficiale alla Dott.ssa Silvia Formenti, una luminare nel campo della radioterapia

      La Dott.ssa Silvia Formenti, membro del Board of Trustees di ISSNAF e presidente dell'Advisory Board di Medicina e Biologia, ha ricevuto il 2 giugno 2015, durante le celebrazioni delle Festa della Repubblica, l'onorificenza di Grande Ufficiale dalla Console Generale d'Italia ...

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ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter 2015 Meeting ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter 2015 Meeting

Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from 12:00 to 14:00pm Meeting Room: 2.95 The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email imaging@issnaf.org or call Lorenzo Mannelli at +1 (646) 226 5924

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ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting

Thursday , January 29th, 2015 early afternoonat the laboratories of Global Good-Intellectual Ventures the ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting will take place. The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email seattle@iss...

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ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter Meeting ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter Meeting

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 from 12pm to 1:30pm Meeting Room: E271B The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email imaging@issnaf.org or call Lorenzo Mannelli at +1 (646) 226 5924

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ISSNAF - Fondazione Marche Internships 2014 ISSNAF - Fondazione Marche Internships 2014

 ISSNAF and Fondazione Marche are honored to announce the winners of the ECapital contest. The competition, aimed to encourage the creation of innovative business ideas, is a unique opportunity to transform creativity into business and is giving away for the winners 5 internship at "Mind the B...

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Meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin Meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin

  On Saturday, May 31th, 2014, a delegation of Italian researchers participated in a meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin, and Sergio Pecorelli, Chancellor at the University of Brescia and President of the Italian Medicines Agency.

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Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM 2014 Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM 2014

On Saturday May the 25th, during the biannual meeting of the Societa' Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM), the Medical Imaging Science Chapter of ISSNAF organized a round table to discuss the experiences of Italian radiologists abroad.

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Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti meets ISSNAF Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti meets ISSNAF

  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with ISSNAF President Vito Campese during a meeting with the Italian community hosted by Consul General Giuseppe Perrone on May 20, 2014. Mayor Garcetti was very supportive and showed interested in ISSNAF activities. 

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ITALIAN BEAUTIFUL MINDS an Italian contribution ITALIAN BEAUTIFUL MINDS an Italian contribution

Meeting organized by the Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and ISSNAF on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 6:30pm at the IIC, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90024. RSVP to rsvp.iicla@esteri.it  

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Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM

  The ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter will hold a roundtable during the 2014 Meeting of the Societa’ Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM). The discussion will highlight different research experiences of Italian scientists in North America and promote future collaborations between medic...

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ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Summer Meeting ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Summer Meeting

The 2014 ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter (near) Summer meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 4th in the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM, 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004) from 5.30pm to 8.00 pm. Guest speakers: Mark Nassutti, novelist, will talk about how his Italian roots made possible to write a no...

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2014 ISSNAF Awards for the Humanities 2014 ISSNAF Awards for the Humanities

ISSNAF and LaFondazioneNY encourage all Italian researchers born after March 30, 1974 and currently primarily working in the United States or Canada to submit their full applications.

DEADLINE EXTENDED APRIL 25, 2014.

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Internship Program ISSNAF-ASI 2014 Internship Program ISSNAF-ASI 2014

Thanks to the generous support of Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) ISSNAF is offering two summer internships in primary North American research facilities.

DEADLINE EXTENDED APRIL 10, 2014.


Read the call - Get Application form - Learn more about ASI.

ISSNAF Seminar @ NY Chapter ISSNAF Seminar @ NY Chapter

The first ISSNAF Seminar of 2014, "Italy 2020: Challenges and Opportunities of Growth", was organized by the New York Chapter on February 28th at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York. Approximately 130 people gathered to listen to our amazing speakers and the event was truly a success.

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ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Spring Meeting ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Spring Meeting

The 2014 Spring meeting will take place on Thursday, April 10th in the Auditorium of the Research and Training Building (300 9th Ave, 98104, Seattle) at Harborview Medical Center. We are pleased to host four outstanding speakers: Erica Tartaglione, Research Specialist at the VA Puget Sound Hospit...

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