Preliminary Program

Monday 1st July
9.00-13.00: Opening, Natural Products Drug Discovery
Welcome by Gennaro Piccialli, Director of CESTEV, University of Naples Federico II
Lectures by:
Raffaele Riccio Dept. of Pharmacy - University of Salerno
Giuseppe Castaldo Dept. of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology - University of Naples Federico II
Alejandro Mayer Dept. of Pharmacology - Midwestern University
Francesco Nicotra Dept. of Biotechnology and Biosciences - University of Milano-Bicocca

14.00-17.00: Interactive Session I -Transferable Skills: Presenting each other. How to promote yourself to travel in the entrepreneurial world
Philippe Chereau, SKEMA Business School
19.00-21.00: Social Activity

Tuesday 2nd July
09.00-13.00: Advanced analytical/spectroscopical/synthetic methodologies
Lectures by:
Markus Kalesse Leibniz Universität Hannover
Tanja Gaich Dept. of Chemistry - University of Konstanz
Emiliano Bedini Dept. of Chemical Sciences -University of Naples Federico II
Giulia Maria Rossignolo Direzione Servizi per la Ricerca – University of Milano

The vision of young scientists
Short Communications by participants

Poster Wine Party
Discussion on poster communication with a glass of wine

Wednesday 3rd July
09.00-13.00: Naturally Biotech
Co-organized by Interdivisional Group of Biotechnologies SCI
Lectures by:
Maxim Berezovski Dept. of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences - University of Ottawa
Cristina Airoldi Dept. of Biotechnology and Biosciences -University of Milano-Bicocca
Mattia Mori Dept. of Biotechnology Chemistry and Pharmacy – University of Siena

14.00-18.00: Interactive Session II -Transferable Skills: “Being ready for a job interview”, in collaboration with Glasgow University and Indena Spa.
Interactive lecture : Yves Galante Institute of Chemistry of Molecular Recognition ICRM-Milano

Thursday 4th July
09.00-13.00: Chemical ecology
Lectures by:
Joseph R. Pawlik Dept. of Biology and Marine Biology, UNC Wilmington
Laura Steindler Dept. of Marine Biology - University of Haifa
Vittorio Venturi International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology - Trieste
Christian Zidorn Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Kiel University

14.00: Transfer to the city of Maratea
16.00: Visit to Evra_Estratti Vegetali Ricerca Applicata
18.00: Visit Cristo Redentore di Maratea
19.30: Transfer to Hotel Pianeta Maratea,
20.30: Swimming Pool Party

Friday 5th July
Sala Congressi Hotel Pianeta Maratea
William Gerwick Scripps Institution of Oceanography - University of California San Diego
Interactive Session III (Transferable Skills: ‘From lab data to the paper: how to write a readable paper)

Awards ceremony
15.00-Transfer to Central Station “Piazza Garibaldi”(Estimated time of arrival – E.T.A. 17.00), and Naples International Airport (Estimated time of arrival – E.T.A. 18.00)

*You can enjoy Maratea’s beaches extending your stay (take advantage of ISSNP special rates). On Friday afternoon: scuba diving or boat tour organized by the School (not included in the fee).

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