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The Società Italiana di Biofisica Pura e Applicata (SIBPA) and the Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere e Arti (IVSLA), promote the



Molecule in(ter)action: from nano to macroscale

Venice, Italy - February 5-9 2024


Aim of the school is to explore the structure, conformation, dynamics and interactions of biomolecules in multiple environments, ranging from solution to living cells and biological tissues. Several experimental techniques will be explored to follow both in vitro and in vivo biochemical reactions and other processes relevant for life.

Registration information

Applications are encouraged from all young scientists (PhD students and postdocs) interested in the topics of the school. A poster session and flash talks will be held for students to present their activity. Registration must be submitted using the instructions available at the school website. Maximum 26 applicants will be selected by the Scientific Committee based on the information provided on the application (short CV and a recommendation letter). The recommendation letter must be integrated into a single file with the CV and uploaded in the CV section.


EXTENDED Deadline - 20th December 2023

The participation fee includes four nights-accommodation, coffee breaks, and two lunches:

SIBPA Members: 650 euro

SIBPA Non members: 700 euro

Students who do not need an accommodation may contact the organizers to request a reduced fee (350€).


For information: venice2024@ibf.cnr.it


Scientific Coordinator

Luca Lanzanò (SIBPA), University of Catania & Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia IIT

Valeria Vetri (SIBPA), University of Palermo

Scientific committee

Sara Anselmo, University of Palermo

Claudio Canale, University of Genova

Paolo Canepa, University of Genova

Delia Francesca Chillura Martino, University of Palermo

Irene Costantini, University of Florence & Laboratorio Europeo di Spettroscopia Non Lineare (LENS)

Giuseppe Sancataldo, University of Palermo

Director of the schools

Giorgio M. Giacometti (IVSLA), University of Padova


Francesco Impallari, Institute of Biophysics, CNR, Palermo