XIII - Edition 2009

XIII School of Pure and Applied Biophysics


Electrogenic transport in plant cells and organelles


Venice, - Campo Santo Stefano, January 26th-30th, 2009

Organised by:

SIBPA- Società Italiana di Biofisica Pura e Applicata
IVSLA - Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti
IBF - Istituto di Biofisica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

Scientific Coordinators

  • Giovanni Giacometti (IVSLA and University of Padua)
  • Giovanni Felice Azzone (IVSLA and University of Padova)
  • Franco Gambale (Institute of Biophysics, CNR, Genova)
  • Armando Carpaneto (Institute of Biophysics, CNR, Genova)

Director of the School

School overview and definitive program

- Downloading Definitive Program pdf_ico

The School focuses on contemporary biophysical topics. The selected subjects will draw young researchers' attention to frontier research issues of considerable scientific and educational impact. The School will be held in the magnificent Palazzo Franchetti, the premises of the "Istituto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti" located in the historical centre of Venice.

Maximum 30 students will be admitted to the school.

A poster session will be held for students to present their activity.

The participation fee is 250 Euro which includes four nights' accommodation and attendance at the lessons.
The fee for students who do not need night's accommodation is 100 Euros.

Pre-registration must be submitted on line using the application form available at: http://biofisica.fbk.eu
Deadline for pre-registration is 15th October 2008.

Applicants are admitted to the school by the Scientific Committee based on the information provided on the application form (short curriculum). The results of the selection will be individually communicated by e-mail (or phone).
Payment must be performed within two weeks of notification of admission.
Applications are encouraged from all young scientists (PhD students and post doctors) interested in the topics of the school.

Further information can be obtained from:

Franco Gambale and Armando Carpaneto,
Institute of Biophysics - CNR

Via De Marini 616149 Genova - Italy
Phone: 39-010-6475550/559
Fax: +39-010-6475500
E-mail: gambale(at)ge.ibf.cnr.it or carpaneto(at)ge.ibf.cnr.it

Giorgio M. Giacometti
Dept. of Biology
University of Padova

Viale G. Colombo, 335131 Padova - Italy
Phone:  +39 049 8276326 
Fax: +39 049 8276300
E-mail: gcometti(at)bio.unipd.it

This year the school is co-sponsored by:
Fondazione di Venezia and National Research Council of Italy

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