“The Evolutionary Choice of Cellular Signals: Why Calcium”
Prof. Ernesto Carafoli

 The Evolutionary Choice of Cellular Signals: Why Calcium LECTURER Prof. Ernesto Carafoli VIMM, Padova DATE: 31st July 2020 (GMT +8) TIME: 6:00 - 7:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: Online ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT Calcium carries messages to virtually all important functions …

“Why do we sleep?” 
Prof. Sara Montagnese

Why do we sleep? LECTURER Prof. Sara Montagnese University of Padova DATE: 31st July 2020 (GMT +8) TIME: 7:00-8:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: On-line ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT Why we sleep and what happens if we don’t; Circadian versus homeostatic regulation …

“The Origin of Oceans”
Prof. Fabrizio Nestola

The Origin of Oceans   LECTURER Prof. Fabrizio Nestola University of Padova DATE: 30th July 2020 (GMT +8) TIME: 7:00 - 8:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: On-line ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT The origin of water in our Planet remains one of …

“Oceans from the Stars”
Prof. Fiorangela La Forgia

Oceans from the Stars   LECTURER Prof. Fiorangela La Forgia University of Padova DATE: 30th July 2020 (GMT +8) TIME: 6:00 - 7:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: On-line ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT Where does Earth’s oceans come from? In the first …

“Sex and Evolution”
Prof. Andrea Pilastro

Sex and Evolution   LECTURER Prof. Andrea Pilastro DATE: 29th July 2020 (GMT +8) TIME: 7:00 -8:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: On-line ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT The evolutionary biology has often revolutionized the way we look at biological phenomena and their …

“Origin of Symbolic Thinking in the Paleolithic Times”
Prof. Francesco D’Errico

Origin of Symbolic Thinking in the Paleolithic Times LECTURER Prof. Francesco D'Errico University of Bordeaux DATE: 29th July 2020 (GMT +8) TIME: 6:00 - 7:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: On-line ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT For long researchers were convinced that the …

“Origin and Evolution of the Universe”
Prof. Piero Benvenuti

Origin and Evolution of the Universe   LECTURER Prof. Piero Benvenuti University of Padova DATE: 29th July 2020 (GMT+8) TIME: 3:00-4:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: On-line ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT The lecture will review the merits and the limits of the …

“Flashes of Music History in the Venetian State”
Prof. Sergio Durante

Flashes of Music History in the Venetian State LECTURER Prof. Sergio Durante University of Padova Video-lecture ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT 1. Madrigal and Opera in Venice: through the listening experience of the genre "Madrigal" (characteristic of the sixteenth century Italian culture) certain …

“Four centuries of art in Venice. Painting and sculpture.”
Prof. Ilaria Andreoli

Four centuries of art in Venice. Painting and sculpture. LECTURER Ilaria Andreoli Centre Nationale de la Researche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris DATE: 27th July 2020 (GMT+8) TIME: 6:00-8:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: On-line ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT  ABSTRACT This course will offer …

1) “Greek and Roman Gods and Heroes: Definition, Representation, Reinterpretation”
Prof. Veronica Santini

Greek and Roman Gods and Heroes: Definition, Representation, Reinterpretation LECTURER Prof. Veronica Santini DATE: 27th July 2020 (GMT +8) TIME: 3:10 - 5:00 pm (Time in China) LOCATION: On-line ABSTRACTRESUMEFURTHER READINGSABSTRACT What's God? What's a Hero? How can we define …