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Fund raising for Scholarship in memory of Valeria Matranga
by staff
30 May 2016

The Alberto Monroy Association, in collaboration with the CNR Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology "Alberto Monroy" (IBIM), Palermo , is proud to announce the opening of a fund raising of voluntary contributions, to support a scholarship for young researchers in memory of Dr. Valeria Matranga, Senior Researcher of the Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology "Alberto Monroy", who prematurely passed away on April 23, 2016.

Times and modes of realization

 The fund raising is open to everybody, with particular regard for Family members /Relatives, Friends and Colleagues / Co-Workers of the various national and international research institutions with whom Valeria interacted in the course of her career. It will be active from May 23, 2016 (a month after her death) to June 30, 2016.

The wire transfer should be issued to the Bank account entitled to:

Associazione Alberto Monroy

Iban: IT 41 0 02008 04610 000004404310


Reason for wire transfer: In memory of Valeria Matranga


Times and modes of allocation of the Scholarship

The scholarship call will be published by the end of July 2016, so that the selection can take place as early as September 2016.The Selection Committee for assigning the scholarship will be composed of two members of the Alberto Monroy Association and two Researchers / Technologists of the CNR Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology "Alberto Monroy", Palermo, belonging to the Research Group previously coordinated by Dr. Valeria Matranga. The Selection Committee will be chaired by the Director of IBIM, CNR, Palermo.

The scholarship, the amount of which will be determined at the end of the subscription, will be assigned to carry out scientific research at the Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology "Alberto Monroy" of the CNR, Palermo, on issues related to the sea urchin model system, an ancient tradition of the University of Palermo and of the CNR since Alberto Monroy's times, and on which Dr. Valeria Matranga had focused her career.

-Associazione Alberto Monroy

c/o Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche Chimiche e Farmaceutiche

dell'Università degli Studi di Palermo

Viale delle Scienze - 90128 Palermo

-Istituto di Biomedicina e Immunologia Molecolare “Alberto Monroy” del CNR

Area della Ricerca del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche di Palermo

Via Ugo la Malfa 153 - 90146 Palermo