On behalf of the PRION 2014 Organizing Committee and the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), we are delighted to invite you to PRION 2014, the world’s largest research congress on prion and protein misfolding diseases. The event will be held in the beautiful city of Trieste, Italy from 27 to 30 May 2014 and will feature workshops and seminars, Poster competitions and scientific talks by the world's most distinguished scholars in the field of prions and prion-like diseases, including Nobel prize laureates Stanley B. Prusiner and Eric R. Kandel.
Before the Congress officially begins, on May 25-26, 2014, 3 pre-congress workshops dedicated to Science Communication for Young Researchers will take place. Please check the Scientific Program for more details.
The Opening and Closing ceremonies of the Congress, the Plenary Lecture and most of the Congress sessions will take place in the scientific heart of Trieste — on the premises of the International School for Advanced Studies.
The event aims at inspiring fruitful collaboration between the world’s leading experts, highly esteemed researchers, postdoctoral fellows, students, clinicians and policy makers from the prion field, who will gather to exchange their latest findings and shape the future of prion research together.
Message from Prof. Giuseppe Legname - Associate Professor of Neuroscience at SISSA, Chair