Opening ceremony of the 232nd Academic Year

The opening ceremony of the 232nd Academic Year of the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL will take place on May 15th, 2014 at the Academy Library in Villa Torlonia (Scuderie Vecchie di Villa Torlonia, Via L. Spallanzani 1/A, Rome). Programme in  icon-pdf

 

 

The first Systems Biology and Systems Medicine School in Como, Italy

The first Systems Biology and Systems Medicine School will take place in Como at the Lake Como School of Advanced Studies created under the auspices of the University of Milan, University of Milano – Bicocca, University of Pavia and University of Insubria, and with the patronage of the Italian National Academy of Sciences and the…

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A remembrance of the eclectic work of Giovanni Battista Marini Bettòlo

Rome, November 18th, 2013 – 9.30 am– 1.15 pm. Welcome address: prof Emilia Chiancone, President, National Academy of Sciences called of the XL; Coordinator: prof. Giorgio Bignami, President Association Forum Droghe, former research director at the National Institute of Health. Speakers: prof. Alessandro Ballio, Sapienza University of Roma and One of the XL, prof. Massimo Castagnola, Catholic University of…

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Second Annual Assembly of the National Academy of Sciences

The Second Annual Assembly will be held in the Library of the National Academy of Sciences on November 6th, 2013. PROGRAMME Welcome address by the President of the National Academy of Sciences  called of the XL Prof. Emilia Chiancone Induction conference by Academy member Prof. Luciano Mayol, University of Naples ‘Federico II’ ‘Duets, Trios, Quartets…

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The flux of genetic information: from DNA to the functioning cell

A training course for primary and secondary school teachers promoted by the National Association of the Life Sciences Teachers (ANISN) and the Italian National Academy of Sciences called Academy of the XL.The course is held by Academy member Giuseppe Macino, professor of Cell Biology at Sapienza University of Rome. The course is open to teachers from…

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Environment and the Energy Program: supply, consumption and reuse

The Italian National Academy of Sciences and the Sacred Convent of Assisi organize for the 9th consecutive year a Meeting on the environment and its safeguard. The Meeting ‘Environment and the Energy Program: supply, consumption and reuse” will be held on September 19th, 2013 at 9.00 a.m. in the Salone Papale of the Sacred Convent in Assisi.…

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Opening of the 231st Academic Year

The opening ceremony of the 231st Academic Year of the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL will take place on April 18, 2013 at the Academy Library, Scuderie Vecchie di Villa Torlonia, Via L. Spallanzani 1/A, Roma.

In memory of Rita Levi-Montalcini

Rome, January 30th, 2013 at 11.00 am –  The National Academy of Sciences called Academy of the XL will remember Rita Levi-Montalcini on January 30th, 2013, one month after her passing away.Academy members Pietro Calissano and Antonino Cattaneo, pupils of the Nobel Prize laureate and lifetime Senator of the Italian Republic, Gianni Letta, Romano Prodi, Enrico…

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The Academy of the XL and scientific communication: the G.E. Séralini case

A recent article published in Food and Chemical Toxicology by the research group led by Gilles-Eric Séralini at the University of Caen [1] has had a wide echo in the media. According to this article, the GM NK603 maize, modified genetically so as to be resistant to the glyphosate ROUNDUP herbicide, has tumorigenic and toxic effects on rats…

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