December 28, 2012
Manuela Basso, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Burke-Cornell Medical Research Institute and Weill Medical College, USA
Transglutaminase inhibition abrogates oxidative-stress mediated and excitotoxic death: a new epigenetic kid on the CNS block

December 21, 2012
Giovanni Stefani, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University School of Arts and Sciences, USA
Lin-28 modulates gene expression and the choice between cellular proliferation and differentiation

December 7, 2012
Luciano Conti, Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
REST- regulated molecular circuitries control self-renewal and tumorigenic competence of Glioblastoma-derived Stem cells

November 9, 2012
Patrizia D’Adamo, Dulbecco Telethon Institute, DIBIT - San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
Mouse models of human intellectual disability: from gene discovery to therapeutic approaches

October 26, 2012
Nicola Segata, Biostatistics Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Computational shotgun metagenomics and the human microbiome

October 24, 2012
Thomas Hope, Department of Cell and & Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, USA
Using Cell Biology Approaches to Study the Early Step of HIV of Life-Cycle

October 1, 2012
Nicholas V. Hud, School of Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
A self-assembly approach to the origin of RNA-like polymers

September 14, 2012
Alberto Beretta, Division of Immunology, Transplantation and Infectious Diseases, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
HLA-C and HIV-1: friends or foes? A new perspective of the host genetic control of HIV-1 replication

July 13, 2012
Diego di Bernardo, Department of  Computer and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
Engineering and Control of Biological circuits: from yeast to mammalian cells

July 6, 2012
Florian Seebeck, Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Switzerland
Oxidative sulfur transfers

July 2, 2012
Matteo Pellegrini, Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Transgenerational Inheritance of DNA Methylation

June 15, 2012
Marco Cecchini, NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze-CNR, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Neuronal mechanotransduction: contact guidance and microfluidic devices

June 8, 2012
Claudio Sette, Department of Public Health and Cell Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Sam68: a multifunctional RNA binding protein implicated in human disease

May 11, 2012
Anthony C. Forster, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Applications of Protein Synthesis in Synthetic Biology and Drug Discovery

April 19, 2012
Felix Grun, The Center for Complex Biological Systems, University of California Irvine, USA
Environmental Obesogens: a link between pollutants and obesity?

April 13, 2012
Matteo Caleo, CNR Neuroscience Institute, Pisa, Italy
Botulinum neurotoxins: mechanisms of action and therapeutic applications

March 30, 2012
Daniela Zizioli, Department of Biomedical Science and Biotechnology, University of Brescia, Italy
Zebrafish as a new model system for globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe’s disease)

March 23, 2012
Enrico Tongiorgi, Department of Life Sciences, BRAIN Centre for Neuroscience, University of Trieste, Italy
The spatial code hypothesis of BDNF splice variants: functions and mechanism

March 9, 2012
James T. Robinson, Broad Institute of Massachusetts, Institute of Technology and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
The Integrative Genomics Viewer

February 10, 2012
Massimo Pizzato, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Functional roles of Nef beyond HIV

February 3, 2012
Maria Pennuto, Department of Neuroscience, Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy
Polyglutamine androgen receptor: from post-translational modifications to therapeutic development for spinobulbar muscular atrophy

January 20, 2012
Zeger Debyser, Laboratory of Molecular Virology and Gene Therapy, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
LEDGINs potently inhibit HIV replication and block multiple functions during integration