Funding Strategy: From Fundamental to Translational Science

Workshop

11 th – 12 th February 2019
Versione stampabile

11 February venue: Polo Tecnologico “Fabio Ferrari”, Via Sommarive 9 (Povo) - room A106
12 February venue: Department of Sociology and Social Research, Via verdi 26 (Trento) -  Room Kessler

Programme

Monday, 11th of February

9:00 Introduction by the workshop organizers

Session 1: Training workshop on H2020 Societal Challenge - Yoram Bar-Zeev, EnspireScience Ltd. 

9:15 - 11:00 Training Workshop part I 
 
11:00 - 11:15 Break
 
11:15 - 13:00 Training Workshop part II
 
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch break 
 
14:30 - 16:00  Training Workshop  part III
 
16:00 - 16:15 Break
 
 
Session 2: How do I fund my research in Italy? 
 
16:15 - 16:30 Seminar 1: ‘Research funding at CIBIO: highlights and what’s next’
  • Fabio Ledda (Department CIBIO, University of Trento)
 
16:30 - 17:15 Seminar 2 & Q&A: What we can do to help scientists get their research funded? 
 
  • Graciana Diez-Roux (Scientific and Research Office, TIGEM)
 
19:30  Speaker Dinner at Tre Garofani, Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 33, Trento

Tuesday, 12th of February

8:30 - 8:40 Registration
 
8:40 - 8:50 Introduction and welcome by Alessandro Quattrone, Department CIBIO Director
 
 
Session 1 “Success in Collaborative Research”
Session Chair: Graciana Diez-Roux, TIGEM
 
8:50 - 9:10 H2020 coordinator’s seminar: UM Cure 2020: Gathering expertise to fight metastatic uveal melanoma
  • Sergio Roman Roman, Department of Translational Research, Institut Curie
 
9:10-9:40 H2020 consortium’s seminar: It takes three to be funded and deliver: Coordinator, Project Manager & Consortium
  • Emilie Vinolo (Seeding Science Sprl)
  • Marina Mione (Department CIBIO, University of Trento)  
9:40 - 10:10 Societal Challenge Evaluation and Session Panel discussion S
  • Graciana Diez-Roux (Scientific and Research Office, TIGEM)
 
10:10 - 10:30 Coffee Break 
 
 
Session 2 “Success in Excellence in Research”
Session Chair:
  • Guido Grandi, Department CIBIO, University of Trento 
 
10:30 - 10:50 ERC funder’s delegate Seminar: The European Research Council and its support to “investigator-driven” highest quality   research in Europe
  • Paola Bovolenta, CSIC-UAM, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
10:50 - 11:10 ERC panel reviewer Seminar
  • Andreas Villunger, Div. of Dev. Immunology, Innsbruck Medical University
11:10 - 11:30 ERC Awardee Seminar 1 (ERC advanced): Where is the POLICE, when you need it?
  • Andreas Villunger, Div. of Dev. Immunology, Innsbruck Medical University
11:30 - 11:50 ERC Awardee Seminar 2 (ERC advanced): ZAUBERKUGEL
  • Dario Neri, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zürich
11:50 - 12:10 ERC Awardee Seminar 3 (ERC starting & Consolidator): Apoptosis regulation by Bcl-2 proteins, from the start to consolidation".
  • Ana-Jesus Garcia-Saez, Interfaculty Institute for Biochemistry, Universität Tübingen
12:10 - 12:30 ERC Awardee Seminar 4 (ERC starting, Consolidator & Proof of Concept): Role of the gut vascular barrier in microbiota dissemination and metabolic disorders
  • Maria Rescigno, Mucosal immunology and microbiota Unit, Humanitas University
12:30 - 12:50 Session Panel Discussion
All speakers
  • Chair: Guido Grandi, Department CIBIO, University of Trento
12:50 - 14:00 Catered lunch near Room Kessler, Department of Sociology
 
 
Session 3 “Success in Translational Research”
  • Session Chair: Yuri Bozzi, Department CIBIO, University of Trento 
 
14:00 - 14:25 IMI’s delegate Seminar and Q&A: The Innovative Medicines Initiative: an introduction for beginners
  • Elisabetta Vaudano, Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)
 
14:25 - 14:45 IMI’s delegate evaluator Seminar and Q&A: My experience as an IMI reviewer 
  • Yuri Bozzi, CiMEC, University of Trento 
14:45 - 15:15 IMI Awardee Seminar and Q&A: IMI2: Inhibiting Misfolded Protein Propagation in Neurodegenerative diseases
  • George Tofaris, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break 
 
 
Session 4 “Success in Cancer Research”
  • Session Chair: Francesca Demichelis, Department CIBIO, University of Trento 
 
15:30 - 15:50: AIRC Delegate Seminar 1 : The role of AIRC in Cancer Research in Italy
  •  Federico Caligaris-Cappio, AIRC Scientific Director
 15:50 - 16:10: AIRC Delegate Seminar 2: AIRC 2019 Calls: novelties and tips
  •  Ilaria Guerini, AIRC Scientific Officer
16:10 - 16:30: AIRC Awardee Seminar 1 : A do-something-useful approach to basic research
  • Andrea Mattevi, Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Pavia
 16:30 - 16:50: AIRC Awardee Seminar 2: Pharmacological targeting of mitochondrial potassium channels for selective elimination of cancer cells in preclinical tumor models
  • Ildiko Szabo, Department of Biology, University of Padova
16:50 - 17:10: AIRC Awardee Seminar 3 : Lights and shadows of a big collaborative research effort
  • Giannino Del Sal, Laboratorio Nazionale CIB (LNCIB), University of Trieste
 17:10 - 17:30 How to cook a competitive AIRC application
  • All speakers
 
17:30 - 17:50 Session Panel discussion AIRC 
  • All speakers & Chair: Francesca Demichelis 
17:50 - 18:00 Closing session
 
19:30 Social Dinner at the restaurant “Scrigno del Duomo”, Piazza del Duomo, 29, Trento

Scientific Organizers

marielaure.baudet [at] unitn.it (Marie Laure Baudet) - Armenise-Harvard Laboratory of Axonal Neurobiology
luca.fava [at] unitn.it (Luca Fava) - Armenise-Harvard Laboratory of Cell Division

Administrative Organizers

abio.ledda [at] unitn.it (Fabio Ledda) - Program Manager
cibio.events [at] unitn.it (Mara Tomasi) - Administrative Support