World Food Prize 2013 to Marc Van Montagu

Marc Van Montagu, foreign Academy member since 1998, shared the prestigious World Food Prize 2013 with Mary-Dell Chilton and Robert T. Fraley for his achievements in the development and applications of modern biotechnology to agriculture. Marc Van Montagu is known internationally for his seminal work on the development of original molecular biology methods for the…

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Tributes to Academy members Giorgio Bernardi and Dante Gatteschi

The University of the Republic of Uruguay conferred the Doctorate Honoris Causa to Academy member Giorgio Bernardi in November 2012, in Montevideo. The Minister of Research of Uruguay and the Italian Ambassador participated in the ceremony. The research activity of prof. Bernardi is centered on genome organization and evolution with special attention to the genome…

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Conference in honor of Fellow Prof. Emilio Gatti

To honor prof. Emilio Gatti, Prof. Sergio Cova of the Department of Electronics and Information at the Polytechnic of Milan will give the lecture ‘Emilio Gatti: electronics between technology and art’ on October 25th, 2012, 5.00 pm in Milan, Sala delle Adunanze, Palazzo Brera, Via Brera 28. The iniziative is promoted by the Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze…

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