BIO Facility Day 2018

Where science meets technology - 10 Years of CIBIO Core Facilities
15 febbraio 2018
February 15, 2018

Venue: Scientific and Technology Campus F. Ferrari, Povo 2 building, Room B107, via Sommarive 9, Povo (TN)

Following the success of the first edition, the BIO Facility Day 2018 will focus on the key role of Core Facilities in modern life sciences and translational research, as well as on potential collaboration opportunities between academic research and industries.

The event is open to scientists and facility staff from academia, industries and clinics. Attendees will be inspired by recent technological and scientific advances and have the opportunity to gain knowledge on implementing methodologies in order to support future discoveries.

Participation and registration

Registration is free (deadline February 10, 2018) however mandatory due to the limited number of places available. 

Keynote lectures

Josephine Lannigan (ISAC Lecturer), director of the Flow Cytometry Core Facility of Virginia University School of Medicine, will give an overview of the role of core facilities in modern life sciences and in facing the challenges arising from new technologies. Dr Lannigan is a leader in the emerging field of Extracellular Vesicles.

Achim Treumann, Director of the Newcastle University Protein and Proteome Analysis  (NUPPA), will illustrate the Core Facilities system at the Newcastle University and talk about his long lasting experience in protein analysis and production.


Technical and scientific presentations

Scientists will present the results of studies aimed at gauging the effectiveness of new technologies and methodologies in real laboratory settings.

Confirmed speakers:
Vito Giuseppe D’Agostino, CIBIO, University of Trento
Nicola Segata,  CIBIO, University of Trento
Giovanni Roti, Hematology Department, University Hospital of Parma
Mauro Baruchelli and Elisa Sartori, Biodermol Ambiente s.r.l, Trento


Flash presentations

Core Facilities and services will be presented.


Poster session

Attendees will have the opportunity to present their core services as well as their latest research results focusing on aspects at the intersection between science and technology (new assay development, innovative technologies, interesting applications)


Lunch and coffee breaks

Lunch and coffee breaks will be offered to attendees by the organization to encourage networking with colleagues in academia and industry as well as with exhibitors.


Poster submission

Submit your abstract online by February 6th 2018.



Organizing Secretary

biofacilityday [at]


Sponsored by:

Gilson Exacta + Optech Merck
Diatech Labline Menarini Silicon Biosystems AMS
Voden ThermoFisher Scientific Perkin Elmer
BD Nikon Carlo Erba


Supported by:




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