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SISSA Start-up Borea Therapeutics launches with seed investment from Sofinnova Partners

30 June 2021

Borea therapeutics, a biotech start-up based in Milan, received initial funding from Sofinnova Telethon, the largest Italian fund dedicated to the financing of innovative biotechnology. Borea is developing next-generation adenoviral vectors specifically targeted to the central and peripheral nervous system for gene therapy. The company was founded in 2020 by Paul Heppenstall, a full professor at SISSA, and European Molecular Biology Laboratory - EMBL. The company’s research activities are done in cooperation with SISSA.

114 proposals recieved for the National Conference On Science Communication

29 June 2021

We recieved a whopping 114 proposals for the upcoming National Science Communication Conference, to be held at SISSA next November, from the 16th to the 19th. An overwhelming success, that underscores the positive reaction of the community at the return of this event, which was on hiatus for several years.

Soon the proposals will undergo the blinded review process: an arduous task for our external reviewers due to not only the quantity but the quality of the proposals. 

More information about the event are available on the official website of the conference:

SISSA Newsletter #3

25 June 2021

The third issue of SISSA newsletter starts is online! We have gathered eight pieces of news for you about our community. You will find information about SISSA at Trieste Next, the new Trieste Urban Center...

National PhD course in Artificial Intelligence - Health and Life Sciences: the call is now open

24 June 2021

Applications are now welcome for the National PhD in Artificial Intelligence - Health and Life Sciences area. This training course is one of the five PhD courses which are part of the Italian National Program aimed at building a community of young and diverse AI researchers...

David Spergel: New Avenues for Cosmology in the New Decades colloquium and visit of excellence

19 May 2021

David Spergel, Director of the Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Flatiron Institute in New York, future president of the Simons Foundation, will be visiting SISSA in person, between May 24th, and May 28th, 2021. A builder and leading personality for modern Cosmology, Spergel research covers all aspects of physical processes from the very early universe to the Formation of Structures...