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ICGEB at the EuroScience Open Forum ESOF2020 – Trieste, 27 June to 11 July

Trieste, the European city of Science 2020, will feature more than 150 events for “open knowledge, fair future” as it becomes the focus of European Science this summer. For ICGEB Events please mark your calendars!

ICGEB will be holding the activities listed below. For further information please contact: press@icgeb.org

ICGEB Science & the City
Tuesday, 16, 23 and 30 June 2020
Organiser: Serena Zacchigna, Group Leader, Cardiovascular Biology, ICGEB
Location: Teatro Ridotto del Verdi, ore 18:00


ESOF Science in the City Festival – Science Expo
Maker Faire: Sat 27 – Sun 28 June
Organiser: ICTP
Participation of ICGEB: Foldscope Workshops: the foldable microscope
(to be confirmed)
Location: ESOF village, Porto Vecchio

Labyrinth of the Human Cell: Sat 4 JulySat 11 July
Organiser: ICGEB
Location: ESOF village, Magazzino 26, Porto Vecchio

Escape Room: Sat 4 JulySat 11 July
Organiser: ICGEB
Location: ESOF village, Magazzino 26, Porto Vecchio


ESOF Satellite Event: Mon 29 June – Thur 2 July 2020
Arturo Falaschi Conference “At the intersection of DNA Replication and genome maintenance: from mechanisms to therapy”
Organisers: Washington University School of Medicine, USA, ICGEB, Italy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, Zurich, Switzerland
Location: Stazione Marittima
Over 20 Invited Speakers from throughout Europe, UK and USA


ICGEB Open Day Sat 4 July
Location: Building W, ICGEB, AREA Science Park, Padriciano 99
Tours of the premises; brief introduction to the ICGEB and to the state-of-the-art molecular biology labs and facilities by PhD students and researchers (in English and Italian), particularly visits tailored for policy makers, teachers, scientists and the general public (aged 8 and above)


ESOF Science Diplomacy Event Mon 6 July 2020
Scientific Diplomacy for Peace, Prosperity and Development
Organiser: ICGEB, with the collaboration of ESOF and the ICTP
Location: To be confirmed
Focusing on the relevance of science for society and the role that science can play in international relations, this event will demonstrate how diplomatic efforts support international science.
Invited Speakers: Min. F. Nicoletti, Principal Director, Innovation and Research, MAECI, Governor to ICGEB, Rome, ITALY
Min. B. Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education, Science & Technology, SOUTH AFRICA
Dr. R. Swarup, Secretary, Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of INDIA
Min. S. Damjanovic, Ministry of Science, MONTENEGRO
Pres. Michinari Hamaguchi, Japan Science and Technology Agency
With the participation of CEI, IAP, ICTP and TWAS.


ICGEB Science & the City Tues 7 July 2020
Viruses, Friends or Foes
Organiser: ICGEB
Location: Teatro Ridotto del Verdi, 18:00 pm