Università della Svizzera italiana

Università della Svizzera italiana
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano
Università della Svizzera italiana  
Location: Lugano
Affiliation: swissuniversities
Social Sciences - Jun 17
Social Sciences
A fMRI study shows the effect of social support on the social exclusion experience. Social belonging is a fundamental need for the life of human beings. For this reason, the experience of social exclusion can be very painful.
Career - Jun 13

The Fabula team at Twitter UK office. Left to right: Michael Bronstein, Fabrizio Frasca, Emanuele Rossi, Davide Eynard, Federico Monti, Damon Mannion (image: Stacey Conti).

Health - May 27

The State Council of the Canton of Ticino recently approved the association of the Fondazione Sasso Corbaro to Università della Svizzera italiana. The Foundation, which aims to promote training, research and expertise in the field of medical humanities, will thus be able to develop ' within a solid institutional framework ' valuable synergies with USI in various fields.

Event - May 23

Relying on high quality software systems is a priority of everyday life. Prof. Pezzè's research group has been recently awarded with two Distinguished Paper Awards (assigned to the most relevant papers presented at a scientific conference) on the reliability of complex systems.

Health - Jun 11

Proteins in cells are subject to various chemical modifications that regulate their activity. One common modification consists in the attachment of ubiquitin molecules through a cascade of enzymes. Genetic defects in this ubiquitin cascade are the cause of many acquired and hereditary diseases, including neurodegenerative, immune and tumour disorders.

Business - May 27

The insurance sector today is facing a number of challenges, in terms of regulation and risk management of investment portfolios.

Health - May 23

Tumor stem cells from prostate cancer. The coloring with different fluorochromes highlights the extensive network of mitochondria (red/green) surrounding the cell nuclei (blue).

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