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SATELLITI PER L'AGRICOLTURA, MIAMI PRESENTA IL PROGETTO ITALIANO

La Miami Scientific Italian Community, organizza il prossimo 4 settembre una giornata di presentazione del Progetto CROPP (Coltures Risks Observation and Prevention Platform) presso la Florida Interna [ ... ]


Workshop "Design and Construction of Externally Bonded FRP Systems for Strengthening Existing Structures" at University of Miami

CICI - Center for Integration of Composites into Infrastructures is organizing a one-day workshop on "Design and Construction of Externally Bonded FRP Systems for Strengthening Existing Structures" in [ ... ]


CreAgri Receives European Patent for the Use of Olive Polyphenols in the treatment of skin Inflammation

“We are very pleased that this patent has been finally granted in Europe,” affirms Dr. Roberto Crea, CreAgri’s CEO, talking to the media on the eve of the upcoming international meeting of the I [ ... ]


Partners & Sponsors

ISSNAF is immensely grateful for the constant and generous support of our institutional partners, program sponsors, and donors. Your contribution is vital to fulfill our mission and to make the diff [ ... ]


Ottorino Rossi Award Recognizes Roberto Crea for His Pioneering Work With Olive Polyphenols and Hydroxytyrosol in Neuroprotection

CreAgri and its founder, ISSNAF affiliate Dr. Roberto Crea, are the recipients of the Ottorino Rossi Award 2015. Named after one of the founding fathers of modern neurology, the Ottorino Rossi Award i [ ... ]


The University of Milan La Statale offers International Programs in English

The University of Milan "La Statale" of offers international programs and scholarships for foreign students to attend Bachelor, Master, and Single-cycle degrees in different fields (from Economics to  [ ... ]


Opportunity at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca is currently accepting expressions of interest for the position of Director (equivalent to the position of Rettore in accordance with Law 240 of 2010) of the I [ ... ]


La dieta mima digiuno che allunga la vita, presentata dal Dr. Valter Longo

La "dieta mima digiuno", sperimentata dallo scienziato italiano ed affiliato ISSNAF, Valter Longo, della University of Southern California (USC) e dell'Istituto Firc di oncologia molecolare (Ifom) di  [ ... ]


Il presidente Barack Obama premierà il Prof. Claudio Pellegrini con l'Enrico Fermi Award

Quest'anno il presidente Barack Obama conferirà al fisico italiano Dr. Claudio Pellegrini l'Enrico Fermi Award, uno dei più importanti riconoscimenti scientifici statunitensi, per il suo contributo  [ ... ]


15th Annual GAIN Meeting in San Francisco

More than 60 German universities, research institutions and funding agencies will present their programs and job offers at the 15th Annual GAIN Meeting in San Francisco, the largest German science and [ ... ]


Medicine and Biology
The American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF) funds post-doc research fellowships for Italian scientists in the USA

 

The American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF) in New York, is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded by Italian scientist Umberto Veronesi to support cancer research and control.

Each year, through our International, Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Program, we are proud to fund the research projects of about 20 young Italian scientists who work under prominent mentors in major cancer research centers throughout the United States.

Since the program’s inception in 1983, AICF has funded 288 Fellows who have received 419 awards that have launched their research careers. The fellowship provides promising young researchers with the opportunity to receive advanced training and conduct groundbreaking research at some of the most competitive research facilities in the US.

In the below link there is the application form and guidelines for the fellowship program for the 2015-16 academic year. The fellowship is a two year commitment, pending favorable reviews after the first year. Candidates must have completed their advanced degrees within the last three years and be of Italian descent.

The deadline to submit an application is March 31st, 2015. Completed applications should be emailed to Executive Director Cristina Aibino at caibino@americanitaliancancer.org with a copy to Program Associate Taylor Damele at tdamele@americanitaliancancer.org.

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Italian MoH Grants 2013

minsalute f2The Italian Ministry of Health opened a new call for application for the "Bando per la ricerca finalizzata 2013" funding over Eur 76.6 Mil. As in the previous years, a specific provision is made for "Foreign Projects" (at least Eur 10 mil), presented by Italian researchers in collaboration with Italian colleagues working abroad; another provision of Eur 25.7 Mil is made for young researchers.

Key Deadlines:
Letter of Intent: by July 11, 2014
Full Grant Application: by September 12, 2014

 

For the full text of the call pdfclick here

 
THE MEDICAL IMAGING SCIENCE CHAPTER @ SIRM 2014

sirmOn 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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PhD @ Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa)

SNS-Pisa ormale Superiore, ranked among the top five universities in the world, is calling for applicants to a wide range of PhD courses in the following disciplines:

 

For more info: http://phd.sns.it/en/
Deadlines: June 30 (July session) - September 15 (october session)

 
The Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

prizeThe Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous year.

The topic of the entrant's thesis research must be in one of the following categories:

  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Genomics and Proteomics
  • Environment
  • Translational Medicine

Eligible entrants must have been awarded their doctoral degree in 2013, and the subject of their thesis should match one of the Subject Tracks below. The winners from each category will compete for the grand prize.

Prize money: US$25,000 for the grand prize winner, US$3,000 for each of the category winners.

The grand prize winning essay will be published in Science and essays from the each of the category winners will be published online.

Application deadline: August 1, 2014

Read more http://www.sciencemag.org/site/feature/data/prizes/scilifelab/

 
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ISSNAF Annual Event
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Prof. Andrew Viterbi was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ISSNAF 2014 Annual Event in Washington DC (12-13 NOV 2014)
Professor Andrew Viterbi was honored with the ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award in acknowledgment of his revolutionary and creative contribution to scientific development in the field of Information Technology - a pioneering work that helped bring about the digital age and brought great prestige to Italy. The Award was presented to him by H.E. Ambassador of Italy to the U.S. Claudio Bisogniero. The 2014 ISSNAF Annual Event focused on the topical debate “Cybersciences and Research: Promoting a Perfect Match, Avoiding a Perfect Storm” 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.

Here is where they share them.

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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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ISSNAF Seminars at NY Chapter ISSNAF Seminars at NY Chapter

The Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation cordially invites you toItaly 2020: Challenges and Opportunities of Growth Friday, 28th February 2014 at 6:00 p.m.Italian Cultural Institute in New York, 686 Park Avenue, NY 10065

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