Trieste Next

ICGEB at Trieste Next 2022

ICGEB prepares to take part in the 11th edition of the Trieste Next Science Festival, from 22-24 September.

Register for our key events now:

Friday, 23 September 2022

15:00 [event in English] Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia: Dr. Lawrence Banks, ICGEB Director-General and Group Leader, Tumour Virology on HPV

The event will be streamed live – Link to playlist

Science & the City Italy

18:00 [event in English] Area Talk, Piazza Unità d’Italia: Science & the City Italy event Viruses: Friends or Foes? with Dr. Lawrence Banks, ICGEB Director-General and Group Leader, Tumour Virology Lab, Prof. Chris Smith, Cambridge University and BBC 5, and Prof. Mauro Giacca, King’s College London and ICGEB Group Leader, Molecular Medicine

19:30 [event in Italian] Area Talk, Piazza Unità d’Italia: Première of the ICGEB documentary: “I Goal della Scienza” 

This documentary looks at how ICGEB researchers contribute to achieve sustainable development. Through six stories, told by our Principal Investigators, their students and collaborators, it illustrates how we work to achieve the goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. The screening will be followed by a discussion on its making and the topics covered.

The events will be streamed live – Link to playlist

Saturday, 24 September 2022

10:00 [event in English] Area Talk, Piazza Unità d’Italia: Science & the City Italy event Future cures are in our genes with Dr. Andrés Muro, ICGEB Group Leader, Mouse Molecular Genetics Lab, and Dr. Anna Cereseto, University of Trento

The event will be streamed live – Link to playlist

Link to the Programme and registration to attend the events live or online at Trieste Next 2022

This year’s edition of the Fair is titled “The borders of science. Innovation and research: ethical limits and new frontiers”. ICGEB’s tradition of participating continues this year at the ICGEB stand, Trieste Village, Piazza Unità d’Italia which will be open throughout the Festival with dedicated activities to experiment, construct, and dialogue, together with AREA Science Park and Elettra Sincrotrone.

ICGEB researchers and staff - ready for Trieste Next 2022
ICGEB researchers and staff – ready for Trieste Next 2022

Citizen Science is an integral part of the ICGEB’s mission. ICGEB researchers will be present at the stand in Piazza Unità d’Italia throughout the Festival.

We invite you to further meet and discuss with ICGEB’s scientists and guest speakers also at the following appointments:

Tuesday, 20 September 2022

10:20 [event in English] Urban Center Trieste, Corso Cavour, 2/2: EuroBioHighTech 2022 plenary session “Research for BioHighTech, Digital HighTech and Energy HighTech Innovation” with Dr. Lawrence Banks, ICGEB Director-General and Group Leader, Tumour Virology

16:00 [event in English] Urban Center Trieste, Corso Cavour, 2/2: EuroBioHighTech 2022 session “Research for BioTech and Energy HighTech Innovation“, with Dr. Natasa Skoko, Head, ICGEB Biotechnology Development Group as Chair and Dr. Alessandro Marcello, Head, ICGEB Molecular Virology Group as speaker

Thursday, 22 September 2022

Afternoon visit to ICGEB by students of the International Academy: the students will have a general introduction to the education and training activities of the ICGEB followed by a researcher-led tour of Cardiovascular Biology lab, Cancer Cell Signalling lab, Bacteriology lab and the Microscopy facilities run by the Tumour Virology lab.

11:15 [event in Italian] Teatro Miela: Panel discussion on immunotherapy and progress on cancer research, with the participation of Dr. Federica Benvenuti, ICGEBGroup Leader, Cellular Immunology, together with Dr. Silvia Piconese, Università La Sapienza and Alessandra Gennari, Universita’ del Piemonte Orientale.