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A grant between academia and the market

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 results of their funded research. the new grant, obtained thanks to the collaboration of multidisciplinary groups working at SISSA, adds to the long list of grants awarded to SISSA by the ERC.

Giuseppe Legname appointed as Editorial Board member of JBC

Giuseppe Legname, professor of the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), has been recently appointed as Editorial Board member for the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC). 
The JBC is one of the oldest peer-reviewed scientific journals covering thematic areas such as biochemistry and molecular biology. It was established in 1905 and since 1925, it is published by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

When output becomes part of input

Neurofeedback is a technique used for the treatment of clinical disorders (like depression, anxiety, chronic pain, ADHD and schizophrenia etc.) and enhancement of brain performance.  It is based on the “self-regulation” of brain activations underpinned by the principles of  feedback control systems. Feedback systems  can be found in areas such as cybernetics, industrial automation, quality control, optimization and so on.

QUIET 2017

Quantification of Uncertainty: Improving Efficiency and Technology - is focused on the review of recent algorithmic and mathematical advances and the development of new research directions for uncertainty quantification in the setting of partial differential equations with random inputs. As such, the workshop impacts the scientific, engineering,financial, economic, environmental,social, and commercial milieus.

More information:Quiet 2017 website

The Science of Surnames

21 September 2016, 3:00pm

SISSA, Aula Magna

Paolo Rossi, Physicist at the University of Pisa, whose eclectic interests range from particle physics to translating early medieval texts, will be the first speaker in this season’s SISSA colloquium series. His talk will focus on the study of surnames through statistical mechanics, a useful approach for investigating population genetics.

Ad Alessio Belenchia il premio SIF per i giovani laureati

Alessio Belenchia, dottorando del PhD di Fisica Astroparticellare della SISSA, è stato insignito del premio SIF (Società Italiana di Fisica) per giovani laureati in fisica "Giuliano Toraldo di Francia". Belenchia, che si dottorerà il 9 settembre 2016, riceverà ufficialmente il premio il 26 settembre all'inaugurazione del Congresso SIF a Padova.

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