Società Italiana di Fotobiologia is pleased to announce the 2019 Annual Congress Bologna 19-21 June 2019

Final program available here as PDF

or at the end of this page as image

Book of Abstracts available here as PDF


Area della Ricerca di Bologna - CNR Via P. Gobetti 101 40129 Bologna 
Link to the area website:

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Areas of interest:

Natural, artificial and electronic photosynthesis
Nanotechnology & Photochemistry
Photo-chemo therapy; Phototherapy
Light-responsive materials; Photo-dermatology


Prof. Luca Prodi,
Department of Chemistry "Giacomo Ciamician",
University of Bologna

Invited speakers

Prof. Adriele Prina Mello,
Translational Nanomedicine Dept, School of Medicine,
Trinity College Dublin

Dr. Pål Kristian Selbo,
Dept of Radiation Biology, Inst for Cancer Research,
Oslo University Hospital

Prof. Jiří Mosinger,
Dept of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Science,
Charles University in Prague

Dr. Silvia Vignolini,
Department of Chemistry,
University of Cambridge

Dr. Francesca Giuntini,
School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences,
Liverpool John Moores University

Prof. Piergiacomo Calzavara Pinton,
Scienze Cliniche e Sperimentali,
Università degli Studi di Brescia

Prof. Massimo La Deda
Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologie Chimiche
Università della Calabria



30th April: Submission of ABSTRACT UPDATED DEADLINE

the abstract must be sent to the Secretariat at infosimbolo chiocciola indicating in your message if you prefer oral presentation or poster

Abstact template download link;

6th May: notification of the abstract acceptance

10th May: Payment of the congress reduced fee (130 € and 60 € for students and early career researchers)

After 10 th May: Payment of the congress regular fee (150 € and 70 € for students and early career researchers)

The registration fee includes: participation to all scientific sessions, coffee breaks, lunches and the book of abstracts.

In order to attend the congress it is mandatory, for the Italian participants, to be a SIFB member. The annual SIFB membership fee for the year 2019 is € 30 for regular membership and € 20 for students and early-career researchers. It is also possible to consider a two-year membership fee: € 50 for regular membership and € 30 for students and early-career researchers.

Both the congress registration fee and the SIFB membership fee must be paid by bank transfer to SIFB bank account as detailed below:

Account Holder’s name: Società Italiana di Fotobiologia-ONLUS

Bank: Cassa di Risparmio del Veneto, Filiale di Padova, Via Belzoni

IBAN: IT03 I030 6912 1231 0000 0006 836 


purpose of the payment: Name of the Applicant

Link for registration: participants have to register at the following link, filling in where possible all fields:
link to registration form.


Scholarship comprises free subscriptions to the congress, 50% discount for the social dinner and free accommodation (for non residents) for two nights and will be awarded to students to stimulate their participation in the Congress; 

Eligibility conditions:
1) The applicant should be a student or early-career researcher.
2) The applicant must be SIFB member in 2019.
3) The applicant must submit an abstract to the Congress.

The selection will be made on the basis of the CV to be prepared according to European Standard.

Applicants are invited to fill in the scholarship application form and send it to infosimbolo

Programme of the congress:

Plenary lecture: 40 min (35 min presentation +5min discussion)
Invited lectures: 30 min (25 min presentation +5min discussion)
Communications: 20 min (15 min presentation +5 min discussion)
Poster presentation: the maximum poster size allowed is 90 cm width x 110 cm height

You are kindly invited to join us and present your recent scientific results to a stimulating and interested audience.
The program includes open oral presentations and the poster session.

For all information:
greta.varchi simbolo chiocciola
and/or congress Secretariat:  infosimbolo

The social dinner is scheduled on June 20th; location & cost to be defined


HOW TO REACH area della ricerca from railway station

All information are avaiable at

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