Simposium. The program at the Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, NY, is free and open to the public.
9 am to 1 pm
Exploring Nerve Growth Factor
Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, NY, (10 am to 1 pm)
Opening remarks: Riccardo Viale (ICI)
Introduction: Moses Chao (NYU)
Speakers: Piergiorgio Strata (National Institute of Neuroscience-Italy), Ralph Bradshaw (UC/Irvine), Ruth Angeletti (Albert Einstein), Lloyd Greene (Columbia University).
Conclusions: Eric Kandel (Nobel Prize, Columbia University).
5 pm to 8 pm
A Young Jewish Scientist in Fascist Italy
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York
Opening remarks: Alessandro Di Rocco (NYU, CPL)
Introduction: Alain Elkann (writer and scholar)
Speakers: Piera Montalcini (Levi Montalcini Association), Annalisa Capristo (Center for American Studies, Rome), Antonino Cattaneo (Fondazione Ebri).