Alessandro Vercelli is the President Elect of the Italian Society for Neuroscience

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National congress SINS 2019

18th National Congress 
of the Italian Society for Neuroscience
Perugia, September 26-29 2019 

Our Scientific director prof. Alessandro Vercelli is the new President Elect of the Italian Society for Neuroscience .
The results of the elections were announced on 28th September, during the National Congress of SINS.
Our researchers  Valentina Cerrato ( research group leader Annalisa Buffo ) and  Serena Stanga ( group leader A. Vercelli ) have been awarded with SINS Travel Grants  (photo on the left) .
Friday, September 27th 2019
Symposium: Astrocytes heterogeneity: from development to  functional implications
Furthermore, Valentina Cerrato had the opportunity, thanks to the support of the  Company of Biologists , to host three renowned international neuroscientists in a Symposium organized in the frame of the 18th National Congress Of The Italian Society For Neuroscience.
This symposium was attended by approximately 70 people out of the 400 that attended the whole meeting and received a broad consensus from the whole audience.

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