The Winners of the ISSNAF Young Investigator Awards 2023 were announced at the ISSNAF Annual Event on November 8 at the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C.
Warmest congratulations to all!
EMBASSY OF ITALY AWARD FOR RESEARCH IN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Francesca Garretti, Postdoctoral Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Application title: ”Investigating the impact of disease risk-modifying variants on microglia function”
FRANCO STRAZZABOSCO AWARD FOR RESEARCH IN ENGINEERING WITH FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
Luigi Osmieri, Staff Scientist, MPA-11 Materials Synthesis and Integrated Devices, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Application title: “Catalysts and electrodes for affordable hydrogen generation and utilization”
INFN BRUNO TOUSCHEK AWARD FOR RESEARCH IN FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS
Chiara Trovatello, Postdoctoral Researcher, Columbia University
Application title: “Bridging macroscopic and microscopic nonlinear optics with layered semiconductors”
MARIO GERLA AWARD FOR RESEARCH IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
Giulia Guidi, Assistant Professor, Cornell University
Application title: “Scalable and Diverse Data Analytics - through High-Performance Abstraction”
PAOLA CAMPESE AWARD FOR RESEARCH IN HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES
Eugenio Morelli, Lead Scientist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Application title: "Unlocking the therapeutic potential of noncoding RNAs in multiple myeloma"
RnB4CULTURE AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN THE STUDY OF ITALIAN CULTURE Filippo Gianferrari (ex equo), Assistant Professor, UC Santa Cruz
Application Title: "Political Charity: Vernacular Theories of the Common Good”
Angelica Pesarini (ex equo), Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Application title: "Making Visible the Invisible. Counter Body-Archives and Resistance in (Post)Colonial Italy”