December 19, 2008
Francesca Storici, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
RNA-driven DNA modifications from bacteria to mammalian cells

December 17, 2008
Philippe Monnier, Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Canada
Recombinant antibodies in the study of retinal axon outgrowth

December 10, 2008
Ildikò Szabò, Department of Biology, University of Padua, Italy
Mitochondrial potassium channel Kv1.3 mediates Bax-induced apoptosis in lymphocytes

December 4, 2008
Gian Paolo Tonini, Translational Paediatric Oncology National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
Pathogenesis of Neuroblastoma: from genome to transcriptome to single gene

December 3, 2008
Georg Sczakiel, Institute for Molecular Medicine, University of Lübeck, Germany
A new Concept for the Delivery of siRNA to mammalian cells and Structural Aspects of siRNA Design

October 10, 2008
Liviu Movileanu, Department of Physics, Syracuse University, New York
Grabbing Single Proteins, Through Electrostatic Traps

July 14, 2008
Giuseppina Barsacchi, Cell and Developmental Biology Unit Biology Department, University of Pisa
Genes and embryos: the case of eye development

June 12, 2008
Raffaella Tonini, Department of Neuroscience and Brain Technology, Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy
Neurophysiological effects of prolonged exposure to cannabinoids

June 5, 2008
Alessio Nencioni, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Genova, Italy
Chemical-genetic screens for synthetic lethal interactions in cancer cells

May 30, 2008
Sergio Ferrari, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Molecular bases of human hematopoietic stem cell differentiation plasticity

May 26, 2008
Michael A. Resnick, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
The expanding p53 universe

May 8, 2008
Mirko Pinotti, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Ferrara, Italy
Mutation-specific therapeutic approaches in coagulation factor deficiencies

April 24, 2008
Guido Sanguinetti, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield
Putting error bars on predictions: model-based inference for Systems Biology

April 24, 2008
Mahesan Niranjan, School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton
Random walk in machine learning with applications to biology

April 17, 2008
Christian Hammann, AG Molecular Interactions, Department of Genetics, University of Kassel
Molecular Analysis of catalytic and regulatory RNAs

April 10, 2008
Daniela Parolaro, DBSF and Center of Neuroscience University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
Cannabis and adolescence: a dangerous relationship

April 4, 2008
Sheref Mansy, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Denver
Building a Protocell

March 27, 2008
Michele Mazzanti, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Università degli Studi di Milano
Molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's Disease: a balance between oxidation and chloride ionic current

March 20, 2008
Guido Grandi, Biochemistry and Biotechnology Unit Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Siena, Italy
Bacterial surface proteins and vaccines

February 28, 2008
Claudio Dalvit, Nerviano Medical Sciences, Nerviano (MI)
Fragment-Based Drug Design: Principles and Applications

February 21, 2008
Yuri Bozzi, Institute of Neuroscience, National Research Council (CNR), Pisa
Role of dopamine in epilepsy: insights from mutant mice

February 14, 2008
Francesco Salamini, Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale, Università di Milano
Domestication of the triticeae in the Fertile Crescent

February 7, 2008
Irene Bozzoni, Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
The RNA world: new functions of small non coding RNAs and their therapeutic applications

January 24, 2008
Ralf Dahm, Center for Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna
Fishy prospects: Zebrafish models of human development and disease

January 17, 2008
Simona Casarosa, Cell and Developmental Biology Unit Biology Department, University of Pisa
How to drive Xenopus embryonic stem cells toward a retinal fate

November 22, 2007
Giuseppe Del Giudice, Translational Medicine, Novartis Vaccines, Siena
Immunomodulating Properties of Vaccine Adjuvants

May 24, 2007
Vladimir Kaberdin, Institute of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Vienna University, Austria
Post-transcriptional mechanisms mediated by RNase E and sRNAs in bacteria