Trieste Science & the City 2

A new series of events organized by ICGEB Trieste on topics of scientific interest for the general public - coming to Trieste, Italy, for six appointments between 1 April and 13 May 2015.

Events, which are free and which will be podcast and distributed on DVD, will be held at the Museo Revoltella, Trieste, Italy. The second edition of Trieste Science & the City is organized by ICGEB Trieste, funded by the FVG Region, Italy and co-organized with the City of Trieste.



1 April
AIDS, news from the frontier - "AIDS, novità dal fronte" -
New pharmaceuticals and new hope through research on the epidemic of this century, with
Umberto Tirelli and Mauro Giacca

8 April The fountain of eternal youth - "La fonte dell'eterna giovinezza"
While life spans increase, is it possible to remain forever young? With
Gabriella Marcon and Francesco Loffredo

22 April
DNA testing, certainties and mysteries - "La prova del DNA certezze e misteri"
Explaining the use of DNA testing in legal medicine and forensics, with
Federico Frezza and Paolo Fattorini

29 April
Stem cells, the real ones! - "Cellule staminali, quelle vere!"
What clinical experimentation with stem cells reveals, with
Paolo Bianco and Serena Zacchinga

7 May
Dementia, the new epidemic - "Demenza, la nuova epidemia"
The latest news on Alzheimers and other dementia types, with
Alessandro Padovani and Emanuele Buratti

13 May
Give me your DNA and I'll tell you who you are - "Dammi il tuo DNA e ti dirò chi sei"
Genetic testing on internet for everyone: what value do they hold? With
Sergio Pistoi and Paolo Gasparini





The first series of events organized by ICGEB Trieste on themes of scientific interest for the general public was held in Trieste, Italy between May and June 2013.

The filmed episodes (in Italian), featuring leading international experts in biomedical research, are now freely available on the ICGEB Web site and on the iTunes U - Beyond Campus collection, for preview and download.

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