A recollection of the interdisciplinary activities at the CISB Centre.

Alfredo Colosimo


The scientific world has the clear perception that an interdisciplinary approach is needed for attacking the
many yet unsolved problems of today Science. This attitude has several roots, including the search of biologists for
quantitative foundations, of physicists for better methodological approaches to mesoscopic systems and of engineers for
highlighting the practical importance of such a complicated problems/solutions network.
On these grounds, the present Symposium has been characterized by intense discussion and exchange of ideas among
people with different scientific background, who had the opportunity to experience the genuine interdisciplinary spirit of
the former C.I.S.B.. Our aim is to stimulate the renewal of such
a spirit in quite different environments, and to acknowledge its intrinsic and context-independent value.


Molecular Biology, Biotechnology

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