The ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter fall meeting was just another great success. Almost 100 people gathered to listen to our four amazing speakers and to visit the BAM.   After the visit we enjoyed talks form Claudio Mazzola, PhD and Senior Lecturer at the Department of French and Italian Studies at the University of Washington that talked about...

In realtà bisognerebbe chiedersi come fa l'Italia a fare a meno di 16mila giovani ricercatori che hanno scelto gli Usa per specializzarsi e contribuire al progresso delle scienze. In pratica si rimane affascinati dai "cervelli in fuga" che stanno costruendo, attraverso carriere brillanti, il futuro scientifico mondiale.   Il Mese della Scien...

Sei ricercatori che rappresentano l'orgoglio dell'Italia che negli Stati Uniti e in Canada si fa valere nell'ambito della scienza. I sei vincitori dei premi Issnaf (Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation) sono stati svelati ieri durante l'evento annuale che la fondazione ha celebrato martedì 27 e mercoledì 28 ottobre, nell'Amba...

For the third year in a row, ISSNAF Board of Trustees is promoting three awards to stimulate not only a greater general awareness of younger researchers' work, but would also motivate young scholars and scientists with talent. For 2013 the awards are, the ISSNAF Award for Young Investigators, the Paola Campese Award for Research on Leukemias and th...

Italian Embassy in Washington, DC - October 28th-29th These two days will be an opportunity to brainstorm on Italian economic growth, network with colleagues and opinion-makers and of course celebrate young Italian talent in the prestigious setting of the Italian Embassy.   Ø Lecture on Basic and Applied Research - Riccardo Giacconi, N...

La FondazioneNY, will organize its second gala benefit on November 4, 2013. Proceeds of the evening will fund grants and awards to give young Italian artists the opportunity to work in New York, and promote cultural initiatives for 2014. This year, La FondazioneNY 2013 Gala will be hosted at The Morgan Library & Museum on the occasion of the e...

Filippo Mancia (@pippomancia) receives a 2016 Schaefer Research Scholarship Award from Columbia University Medical Center (@ColumbiaMed @ColumbiaPS @Columbia) in recognition for his work on the biochemistry and structural biology of membrane proteins, and for his leadership role within the Columbia University and local structural biology community....

by Mauro Battocchi   Are you an Italian researcher born after April 1974 and currently working primarily in the United States or Canada? Here is a great opportunity for you.   Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation and LaFondazioneNY are pleased to announce their 2014 Award for the Humanities, which acknowledges t...

After a very hard selection process ISSNAF selected the 46 finalists that will present their abstracts at the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC on October 29th, 2013. Out of a very competitive pool of over 100 applicants, 28 young Italian investigators working in the United States will illustrate the results of their works in oral presentations and...

ISSNAF – Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation yearly presents awards to acknowledge the research of young Italian investigators working in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative, potentially impactful and honors their country of origin.   ISSNAF Board of Trustees encourages all Itali...