Published on 04 April 2018
On the occasion of the Italian Research Day, an initiative launched by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to promote the important work of Italian scientists and researchers in the World, the Italian Cultural Institute has invited Emiliana Borrelli, Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at UC Irvine School of Medicine. She will discuss her work and research activity, which has earned her international recognition and prestigious awards. During the event she will be presented with the IIC Los Angeles Creativity Award.
In the past the IIC has awarded lifetime achievement prizes in the fields of science and technology to the late Renato Dulbecco, Nobel Prize in Medicine and President Emeritus at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies (2007) and Andrew J. Viterbi co-founder of the San Diego-based semiconductor and wireless communications company Qualcomm Inc. and inventor of the Viterbi algorithm, used in satellite and mobile technology (2010).