Two studies led by SISSA describe its function
Two new studies coordinated by SISSA reveal important details about the physiological function of the prion protein, the non-pathological form of the notorious prion, the degenerate protein responsible for several diseases including “mad cow disease”. According to the new findings, the...read more
The author of “Seven Brief Lessons on Physics” at SISSA
26 October 2016, 4:30pm SISSA, Aula Magna Carlo Rovelli, author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, the Italian literary sensation of 2015, and one of the founders of the “Quantum Loop Theory” of quantum gravity, will be the guest speaker at SISSA on October 26, 2016. In his talk, which is...read more
Anche la SISSA firma l’accordo fra atenei del Triveneto
Si firma oggi a Padova il “protocollo d’intesa per lo sviluppo congiunto in un competence center” fra le università del Triveneto. Presenti alla firma anche i rappresentanti della SISSA, dell’Università di Trieste e dell’Università di Udine. I tre atenei FVG uniranno gli forzi con le...read more
Physical Models of RNA in Molecular Dynamics under scrutiny
A group from the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste has developed a faster and simpler methodology requiring modest resources for validating physical models ("descriptions" of molecule operation) of RNA used in molecular dynamics. These models are essential for...read more
Another European Research Council (ERC) grant for SISSA
SISSA’s NeuroMicronica project  – winner of the Start Cup 2015 regional award and the PNICube prize and shortlisted for the Start Cup 2015 national award – has received an ERC Proof of Concept Grant, designed to support ERC grantees with the commercial or societal application of the...read more


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Two new European grants have been awarded to Giuseppe Legname, professor at SISSA in Trieste, to study neurodegenerative diseases. The projects awarded the grants involve, in addition to SISSA, other major international centres mainly based in Europe but some in the United States as well.

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12 October 2016, 3.00 pm

SISSA, Main lecture hall

Via Bonomea 265, Trieste

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