1 I open call 11 Periodo Breve - Short Term No. Name of Visiting From Qualification Contact professor Faculty days Programme 1 Marcos Gerardo Moreno SPAIN Giovanna Seddaiu Centro Interdipartimentale Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione Two seminars for PhD students, graduate students and researchers will be organized on the ecological functionality of Mediterranean agri-silvopastoral systems with particular reference to carbon and water cycles. The research activity will be focused on the analysis of the ecological basis of the relationships between management practices, belowground resources, water dynamics and nutrient cycling in the agri-silvopastoral systems. A draft of a project proposal will be also prepared to be submitted to International funding bodies. 2 Pandi Zdruli ITALY Salvatore Madrau Centro Interdipartimentale Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione The expert will hold seminars on the subject defined by the profile, in the frame of the specialization degree courses held by Prof. S. Madrau (Pedology and Land Evaluation Techniques) at the University of Sassari. He/she will also take part to joint field surveys with the hosting researchers, in the frame of the on-going research and land evaluation projects. 3 Humberto Maturana CHILE Pier Paolo Roggero Centro Interdipartimentale Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione A workshop is planned with PhD students, graduated and faculty members to share experiences and trigger reflection on the understanding of the biological and cultural matrix of human being and human responsibility in modifying the ecological processes of our planet.- The research activity will be focused on the analysis of the eco-cultural basis of the relationships between human kind s practices and the ecosystems, according to the perspective of the autopoietic systems.
2 4 Iva Chianella UK Gian Franco Greppi Centro Interdipartimentale Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione A workshop is planned, focused on the development of sensors for the detection of environmental contaminants. The incumbent will work with students, PhD students, and researchers of the faculty and will present the main results of the research in a seminar for students, PhD and researchers. Furthermore 12 hours of teaching in the Summer School on Environmental Biosensoristics are provided -activity addressed to the creation of a related Master. The research activity will be focused on writing a project on the Marie Curie Training Call. 5 Mark Bertness USA Giulia Ceccherelli Scienze Botaniche, Ecologiche e Geologiche The visiting professor will give several seminars to undergraduate students, PhD and post-doc students. He/she will collaborate to the set-up of field experiments along the coasts of Sardinia. 6 Ireneo Peter Martini CANADA Vincenzo Pascucci Scienze Botaniche, Ecologiche e Geologiche 40 Main fields of interest and competencies are: 1) sedimentology (facies analysis adressed to paleoenvironment reconstruction) 2) good knowledge on georadar system acquisition 3) knowledge on absolute age dating systems, like C14 and OSL 4) competence coastal system sedimentology and geology. 7 Robert Sablowski UK Diego Maria Albani Scienze Botaniche, Ecologiche e Geologiche The Visiting Professor is expected to give lessons and seminars to post-graduate students covering the biology of plant development and molecular aspects of plant stem cell maintenance and differentiation. Moreover, the visiting professor is expected to contribute scientific knowhow in relation to a research project concerning the control of plant cell proliferation and differentiation. 8 Rejdali Moh MOROCCO Malvina Urbani Scienze Botaniche, Ecologiche e Geologiche Lessons and seminars, comparative studies on North Africa (SMediterranean) and Sardinia (WMediterranean) using plant Systematics and Biogeography.
3 9 Cristina Persano UK Giacomo Oggiano Scienze Botaniche, Ecologiche e Geologiche Some study case will be chosen for profitable employment of combination of low temperature thermochronometers, namely the apatite fission track and (U-Th) / He systems, joined to computer-based numerical models. The aim is the reconstruction of different 'scenarios involved in uplift-unroofing-erosion and related changes in the tectonic regime or climatic conditions from late-post Variscan times to Tertiary in Sardinia. Two seminars on study cases and on the basic physical principles of the methodologies will be given. Kathie Grant UK Enrico De Santis Biologia Animale The teaching assignment will cover the epidemiology of foodborne disease outbreaks involving L.monocytogenes, B.cereus and C.botulinum. The seminars will focus on the relationship between the food contamination and consumer's risk, the surveillance networks and the innovative diagnostic techniques for bacteria identification and characterization. Genetic tools used for the analysis of the virulence factors of foodborne disease agents, the determination of genes regulation and to carry out population study will be also discussed. 11 Egil Robert Ørskov UK Garippa Scuola di Dottorato in Riproduzione, produzione, benessere animale sicurezza degli alimenti di Origine Animale Teaching on feed evaluation, estimation methods of feed intake, digestibility and microbial protein supply in the official courses of the faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Sassari. Research on estimation of microbial protein supply, evaluation and improvement of feed resources in sustainable animal farming. 12 John Kramer CANADA Enrico De Santis Scuola di Specializzazione in Ispezione degli Alimenti di Origine Animale The teaching assignment will focus on lipid classifications and biochemistry. The seminars are intended for postgraduate students. The following topics will be outlined: a) lipid composition of food of animal origin b) the factors affecting the lipid profile of food c) the influence of fat composition of food in human nutrition d) analytical lipid procedures, with a special emphasis on the quantitation of trans fat and CLA.
4 13 John Rosecrance USA Lelia Murgia Ingegneria del Territorio 40 Scientific collaboration of research projects of common interest regarding the carpal-tunnel syndrome in sheep milkers, ergonomics and safety of milking operations in dairy farms, ergonomic workplace assessment in dairy industries. Collaboration in the writing of manuscripts and research proposals. Seminars and lectures addressed to students and PhD students, staff, technicians of medical and agriculture services, dealing with different aspects of risk analysis and prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in dairy farms and, more in general, with health and safety in agriculture. 14 Gabriel Del Barrio Escribano SPAIN Claudio Zucca Ingegneria del Territorio The expert will hold seminars on the subject defined by the profile, for the students of the GIS and Remote Sensing open course held by Dr. C. Zucca at the University of Sassari. She/He will also take part to joint research activities with the hosting researchers, with particular reference to the implementation and testing in Sardinia of the new approaches to land degradation assessment based on the Rain Use Efficiency (RUE) concept. 15 Selim Kapur TURKEY Salvatore Madrau Ingegneria del Territorio The expert will hold seminars on the subject defined by the profile, in the frame of the specialization degree courses held by Prof. S. Madrau (Pedology and Land Evaluation Techniques) at the University of Sassari. He will also take part to joint field surveys with the hosting researchers, with particular reference to the study of the Quaternary Palaeosols and to the analysis of the effects exerted on soils by the traditional long cycle Meiterranean tree crops.
5 16 Bin Jiang SWEDEN Andrea De Montis Ingegneria del Territorio He/she will collaborate in research and teaching activities developed by the responsible professor. Research work will consist of applications of complex networks modeling to the investigation of environmental and urban systems. In this regard, he/she will join the effort of organizing an international workshop and editing an international journal special issue or a book. Teaching activities will include seminars on advanced spatial analysis of complex networks conceived as planning support systems. 17 David Albertini USA Luisa Bogliolo Patologia e Clinica Veterinaria Research in oocyte in vitro maturation. Conducting workshops at the Graduate School Research and the Biotechnology course of medical and veterinary. 18 Lisa Maclellan AUSTRALIA Luisa Bogliolo Patologia e Clinica Veterinaria Research in oocyte and ovarian tissue cryopreservation. Conducting workshops at the Graduate School Research and the Biotechnology course of medical and veterinary. 19 Paul McSweeney IRLAND Pietro Paolo Urgeghe Scienze ambientali agrarie e biotecnologie agroalimentari - DISAABA The invited professor should teach at least two seminars (2-3 hours each one) concerning cheese science and dairy chemistry, also by reporting the latest results of its studies, particularly with regard to cheese ripening mechanisms and techniques for study them. Research activities will involve the exchange of knowledge about the development and use of these techniques, and the planning of future joint research projects. Maria Cecilia Mcausland COLOMBIA Michele Comenale Pinto Scuola Dottorale in Diritto ed economia dei sistemi produttivi The Visiting Professor will be required to give classes on tort law, with special reference to liability allocation rules, also in air law, for the purposes of Doctorate s Juridical Program. He/she will participate to research activity of the School, with special reference to the discipline of contract of carriage.
6 21 Maria Manuel Veloso PORTUGAL Maria Uda Scuola Dottorale in Diritto ed economia dei sistemi produttivi 40 The scholar will be engaged in the didactic activities at Doctor School, giving some classes on Tort Law in Portuguese and in European Legal Space, both in case law and in legal literature. He/she will participate in the search on the Tort Law. 22 Laurent Hecketsweiler FRANCE Pietro Paolo Onida Scienze Giuridiche Participation in interdisciplinary scientific meetings, organized by the "Cattedra di Istituzioni di Diritto Romano II" and the "Seminario di Studi Latino- Americani" of Sassari, about the role of the Roman law in & for the constitutional reformations to promote citizen participation in public decision. Participation in a research program about the same topic for the consequent promotion of an inter-university & international agreement cooperation. The scientific meetings will integrate the didactics of the professorship mentioned before. 23 Leticia Garcia Villaluenga SPAIN Giovanna Foddai Facoltà di Giurisprudenza The scholar will give a series of classes on family mediation in European law with particular regard to Spanish law. The classes will be given in the summer school program of Mediation in the Faculty of Law and in Doctoral School-Doctoral Program of Law. The scholar will partecipate in the investigation program on conciliation and mediation in Italian law according to recent legislative developments. 24 Alan John Lander Phillips PORTUGAL Antonio Franceschini Protezione delle Piante Didactic activities: Seminar, lectures and laboratory. Scientific activities: work session of plant Pathology and future activities planning. 25 Thomas Jung GERMANY Antonio Franceschini Protezione delle Piante Didactic activities: Seminar, lectures and laboratory. Scientific activities: work session of plant Pathology and future activities planning.
7 26 Stefan Bogdanov SWITZERLAND Ignazio Floris Protezione delle Piante During the stay at Department of Plant Protection (Entolomology Section), University of Sassari, the candidate will give a series of seminars to students in Agricultural Sciences of Sassari, Nuoro and Oristano, and also PhD students. Among the topics to be covered: bee products, in particular honey and propolis, analysis composition, characteristics and residues. 27 Samir Jaoua TUNISIA Quirico Migheli Protezione delle Piante The candidate shall give a series of seminars to the teaching staff and to the students enrolled in the courses of Laurea (undergraduate level), of Laurea Magistrale (graduate level) and to PhD students within (although not exclusively) the classes of Biotechnology, Agriculture and Forestry. The candidate shall also be active in the preparation and submission of scientific cooperative projects involving biotechnological approaches to plant disease and to plant pathogen control. 28 Richard Ned Lebow USA Rodolfo Ragionieri Facoltà di Scienze Politiche Teaching activity: lectures in the framework of the courses "International Relations" and "Process and institutions in world politics", lectures for the PhD program in Complex systems and governance. Lectures will deal with the cultural theory of International Relations and the counter factual method put forward by Richard Ned Lebow in his two last books. Research: culture and conflict theory, with a special focus on rationality, identity and psychological factors in conflict and IR theory.
8 29 Armen Kemanian USA Luigi Ledda Scienze Agronomiche e Genetica Vegetale Agraria 30 A workshop is planned, focused on the analysis of field and simulated data from Mediterranean field crop production systems. The goal is to assess the coupled cycles of nitrogen, carbon, and water to control gaseous and water-dissolved nitrogen losses and to quantify the carbon balance in Mediterranean conditions. The incumbent will work with graduate students and faculty to present two seminars to illustrate the main results of these analyses. In addition, a manuscript outlining the results will be prepared to be submitted to an international peer-review journal. 30 Alonso Consolacion Melguizo SPAIN Roberto Madeddu Scienze Biomediche The Visiting Professor will hold two seminars aimed at students and doctoral students in science about epigenetic studies. He will also take place at least two technical meetings with teaching and technical staff in order to develop new research proposals and international relationships. 31 Javier Garaizar SPAIN Stefania Zanetti Scienze Biomediche The candidate will collaborate to a project for developing a multiplex PCR for the identification of several human pathogenic Salmonella serovars. The candidate will give a series of lectures (2-3) on molecular methods for the identification of pathogenic bacteria. 32 Mary Fowkes USA Grazia Fenu Scienze Biomediche Stages for students and CME courses for pathologists. 33 Arduino Mangoni UK Ciriaco Carru Scienze Biomediche Lectures to the students of Medicine Magistral Course and PhDs in biological and medical sciences: assessment of the methylation cycle role in vascular disease and analysis of the main analytical procedures.
9 34 Jordi Ribas SPAIN Marco Masia Chimica 40 Research activity to carry on a theoretical study of organocatalytic reactions using advanced methods of ab initio molecular dynamics. In particular the stereoselective step of the proline catalyzed self-aldol condensation in water will be then studied. Two research seminars on recent developments in theoretical chemistry will be given, open to researchers of the University and of CNR, and to PhD students. 35 Jorge Gulin Gonzalez CUBA Giuseppe Suffritti Chimica 30 Research activity to carry on in the field of computer simulation of the structure as well as of dynamic and diffusive processes in micropoous sytems (zeolites and similar materials), containing water and other simple molecules. A course for PhD students on the molecular dynamics computer simulation technique, applied to the study of microporous systems. 36 Alain Chaumont FRANCE Marco Masia Chimica Research activity to carry on a theoretical study of ion solvation by means of Molecular Dynamics simulations. In particular the main differences in the solvation dynamics are sought between actinide and lanthanide ions. One research seminar on recent developments in theoretical chemistry will be given, open to researchers of the University and of CNR, and to PhD students. 37 Jiri Vesely CZECH REP. Corrado Rubino chirurgia, microchirurgia e specialità medicochirurgiche Lessons for medical students and residents in plastic, ENT, maxillo-facial and general surgery. Seminaries for residents and specialists in plastic surgery -- teaching in our ward and in the operatory theatre. 38 Gottfried Schmalz GERMANY Egle Milia chirurgia, microchirurgia e specialità microchirurgiche An experienced lecturer is required to give lectures on biocompatibility and bioactivity of materials in restorative dentistry, on research methodology, morphological and clinical analysis, and statistics parameters.
10 39 Bryant Alexander Toth USA Corrado Rubino chirurgia, microchirurgia e specialità medicochirurgiche Lessons for medical students and residents in plastic, ENT, maxillo-facial and general surgery. Seminaries for residents and specialists in plastic surgery -- teaching in our ward and in the operatory theatre. 40 David Calkin USA Donatella Spano Economia e Sistemi Arborei Seminars on1) Wildfire risk assessment systems and 2) Relationship between wildfire risk and human development and forest ecosystems.- Preparation of research papers- Contribution to PhD thesis result discussion. 41 Bryan McCannon USA Marco Vannini Economia, Impresa e Regolamentazione The scholar is expected to deliver a seminar on methods concerning the subject matter and cooperate with the department researcher on joint works and associated scientific projects. 42 Jafar Jafari USA Giacomo Del Chiappa Economia, Impresa e Regolamentazione The Visiting Professor will interact with the local scientific community in order to play an active role in the life of the Department. To pursue this aim, internal seminars will be organized in order to encourage scientific exchanges among researchers and Phd students engaged in researches related to community-based tourism and host/guest interaction. 43 Charles Hofacker USA Giacomo Del Chiappa Economia, Impresa e Regolamentazione The Visiting Professor will interact with the local scientific community in order to play an active role in the life of the Department. To pursue this aim, internal seminars will be organized in order to encourage scientific exchanges among researchers and Phd students engaged in researches related to the online consumer behavior.
11 44 Matias Avila SPAIN Rosa Maria Pascale Medicina clinica, sperimentale e oncologica The Visiting Professor will present three seminars to Medical Students, to Students of the BioMedical PhD School and to the Residency Students of the Clinical Pathology School. He/She will stay in the Laboratories of the Division sheering research experiences in order to evaluate during alcoholic and non alcoholic toxicity, the molecular alterations underlying hepatocytes damage, involved in the pathogenesis of fibrosis, cirrhosis and liver cancer development. The goal should be identify molecular alterations specific of each kind of lesions and evaluate the role played by inflammation. 45 Federica Del Monte USA Antonello Ganau Medicina clinica, sperimentale e oncologica 30 The Visiting Professor will support a research project on genetic and molecular mechanisms of idiopathic cardiomyopathies in Sardinia. He/she will provide personal data on the possible role of non sarcomeric genes in modulating the hypertrophic phenotype and inducing either amplification or mitigation of myocardial hypertrophy and heart failure. The educational commitment includes lectures and seminars on molecular mechanisms of heart failure and misfolded proteins toxicity leading to dilatative cardiomyopathies, amyloidosis and Alzheimer. 46 Peter Dieckmann DENMARK Antonello Ganau Medicina clinica, sperimentale e oncologica The educational commitment includes lectures and seminars to explain the different learning levels that can be achieved by using low, medium and high fidelity simulation. A specific aim is to complete a training course, with two expert instructors, for increasing the number of simulation teachers required by the CardioSim centre and the new simulation laboratory of the Sassari Medical School. The scientific commitment consists in debating and facilitating the production of research protocols to assess the medium-long term efficacy of medical teaching by different levels of simulation.
12 47 Marcus Rall GERMANY Antonello Ganau Medicina clinica, sperimentale e oncologica - Centro CardioSim The educational commitment includes lectures and seminars to explain the principles of CRM applied to medicine, the procedures to improve teamwork, reduce human error, manage crisis situations. Teaching CRM will be integral part of a training course of simulation for increasing the number of simulation teachers required by the CardioSim centre and the new simulation laboratory of the Sassari MedicalSchool. The scientific commitment consists in facilitating the production of research protocols to assess the medium-long term efficacy of CRM based medical teaching. 48 Jean-Marie Wenger SWITZERLAND Salvatore Dessole Neuroscienze e Scienze Materno Infantili The Visiting Professor has to be an experienced physician of pelvic endometriosis, laparoscopic surgeon of clear fame skilled in the surgery of deep endometriosis. The teacher will have to hold seminars to structured physicians, residents and PhD students. He/She will have to hold theoretical and practical courses. The objective of the visit will be that to train to the research in the field of the endometriosis the medical personnel. The Teacher will have to realize diagnostic and therapeutic protocols that allow an early diagnosis of the endometriosis and an effective and safe care. 49 Alberto Bianco FRANCE Lucia Gemma Delogu Scienze del Farmaco The Visiting Professor will be busy in teaching with lectures related to nanotechnology, nanotechnology in medicine and especially carbonnanotubes, such as materials for drug, vaccines and peptides delivery. In addition to the lectures, the Visiting will be involved in meetings with researchers and professors of UNISS to promote collaborations and possible projects with the join of the Department of Drug Sciences and the Institute of origin of the researcher / professor selected. 50 Alberto Bondolfi SWITZERLAND Antonio Delogu Teorie e Ricerche dei Sistemi Culturali The scholar will teach for graduate and undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts.
13 51 Mauro Vece Costa SWITZERLAND Giuliana Altea Teorie e Ricerche dei Sistemi Culturali The artist is expected to hold a conference explaining his/her artistic research and works and run a 4 to 5 days workshop with students from the School of Humanities and the Academy of fine Arts. 52 Stefan Roloff GERMANY Maria Fornaro Teorie e Ricerche dei Sistemi Culturali A figure of international significance, contributing with his/her work in theory or practice with the literary and / or artistic reflection on the proposed time 53 Jean-Francois Courtine FRANCE Carmelino Meazza Teorie e Ricerche dei Sistemi Culturali lectures and seminars. 54 Cristiano Storni ITALY Sebastiano Bagnara Facoltà di Architettura Teaching activities, including the leading of projects and workshops, within the Design program. 55 Alessia Rullo ITALY Sebastiano Bagnara Facoltà di Architettura Teaching activities, including the leading of projects and workshops, within the Design program. 56 Gerrit Van Der Veer HOLLAND Sebastiano Bagnara Facoltà di Architettura Teaching activities, including the leading of projects and workshops, within the Design program. 57 Philippe Poullaouec- Gonidec CANADA Stefan Tischer Facoltà di Architettura Participation in teaching activities within the specific field of knowledge of the candidate. Teaching will be carried out within the 2nd level Master of Landscape Architecture and the Degree Course in Architecture. 58 Christian Phongphit THAILAND Stefan Tischer Facoltà di Architettura Participation in teaching activities within the specific field of knowledge of the candidate. Teaching will be carried out within the 2nd level Master of Landscape Architecture and the Degree Course in Architecture.
14 59 Ferdinand Ludwig GERMANY Stefan Tischer Facoltà di Architettura 60 Graig Verzon SWITZERLAND Stefan Tischer Facoltà di Architettura Participation in teaching activities within the specific field of knowledge of the candidate. Teaching will be carried out within the 2nd level Master of Landscape Architecture and the Degree Course in Architecture. Participation in teaching activities within the specific field of knowledge of the candidate. Teaching will be carried out within the 2nd level Master of Landscape Architecture and the Degree Course in Architecture. 61 Pilar Riera Figueras SPAIN Alessandra Casu Facoltà di Architettura Lecturing in a series of seminars and participation in a team of reviewers in the studio. 62 Patrick Fransen HOLLAND Massimo Fragiacomo Facoltà di Architettura Teaching position for a Design Workshop in the field of architectural design. The topic will be the construction of the Community. The theme of the project will be addressed from the urban scale, to public building design, housing, up to interior design, with particular attention to the social aspects of the intervention. The task includes some activities into some coursesof the Degree Course in Architecture. 63 David Daniels UK Nicolò Ceccarelli Facoltà di Architettura The lecturing position includes the organization of a seminar based either on a series of lectures and presentations and on a design workshop.
15 64 Hans Jørgen Larsen DENMARK Massimo Fragiacomo Facoltà di Architettura Teaching of an introductory -hour elective course on timber construction, for 4th and 5th year undergraduate students of the Faculty of Architecture. 2-hour seminar for undergraduate architecture students and practicing engineers and architects on timber structures. Cooperation with the staff of the Department for the organization of the International Conference 44th meeting of the CIB-W18 Commission Timber Structures to be held in Alghero in August 11. Cooperation with the staff of the Department on research projects focused on use of timber structures in architecture. 65 Martin Haas GERMANY Silvia Serreli Facoltà di Architettura 66 Chris Gavin UK Nicolò Ceccarelli Facoltà di Architettura Contribution in teaching activities in the laboratories for the Course of Study in Architecture and Planning and policies for the City, Environment and Landscape including the participation and co-mamagement of seminars, workshops and conferences and the partecipation in the activities of the Research Laboratory LEAP. The lecturing position includes the organization of a seminar based either on a series of lectures and presentations and on a design workshop. 67 Anna Heringen GERMANY Massimo Faiferri Facoltà di Architettura Teaching position for a Design Workshop in the field of architectural design. The topic will be the architectural design in poor countries. The theme of the project will be addressed from the urban scale, to the public building design, with particular attention to the social aspects of the intervention. The task includes some activities into some courses of the Degree Course in Architecture.
16 68 Gerhard Schickhofer AUSTRIA Masimo Fragiacomo Facoltà di Architettura Teaching of a -hour elective course on design of buildings made of massive solid timber panels, for 4th and 5th year undergraduate students of the Faculty of Architecture. 2-hour seminar for undergraduate architecture students and practicing engineers and architects on the use of massive solid timber panels in architecture. Cooperation with the staff of the Department on research projects focused on use of locally grown timber for structural purposes. 69 Calogero Carletto USA Lucia Pozzi Facoltà di Economia The candidate will contribute to the advancement of the research programme(s) within the Faculty of Economics by collaborating with the local researchers in developing research objectives. The candidate is expected to give seminars (up to 8 hours) within the undergraduate and graduate programmes in Sassari and Olbia in the fields of demography and geography. At the end of the period, the candidate is expected to report on the research outcome(s) produced during the visit by means of an internal serminar. 70 Britt-Marie Borgström SWEDEN Paolo Calidoni Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia Lectures and try on methods of drama play involving children and adults, in preschools, schools and museums. Method course with workshop adapted to the local environment and to the special needs of disabled people. Students, local history and tourism associations will be involved and participate to research and training activities. 71 Tom Woodin UK Fabio Pruneri Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia 30 The work is divided into 2/3 different times. In each visit, the professor will give a course targeted at a group of about 30 students. It will add a 2-hour seminar for PhD students. The visiting professor will work with professors of history of education in developing international research programs in the social history of eduction, history of ideas, history of the school culture, history of literacy. Classes will be held in Italian, English or French.
17 72 Pia Brinzeu ROMANIA Giulia Pissarello Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere Five lessons of two hours each for the Students of the Ma course, Languages, Cultures and International Communication with a final written text and a Plenary Lecture. 73 Konrad Ehlich GERMANY Doris Hömann Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere Teaching: The candidate will teach classes and hold seminars for students in the School of Modern Languages and Literature. Research: Discussion of empirical research projects. 74 Silvia Naef SWITZERLAND Giuseppe Contu Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere Seminars for PHD and MA students, regarding contemporary Arabic Art, focusing on the Arab and Iraqi Artists of the XX Century. Lessons dedicated to important figures of the Arabic art and their role within the XX Century Arabic intellectual context, for MA students. Conferences for students and the general public regarding current trends among the artists in the Arab world. 75 Francesca Ingrosso FRANCE Marco Masia Facoltà di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Naturali Research activity to carry on a theoretical study of solutesolvent interactions by means of semi-empirical methods in Molecular Dynamics simulations. In particular the influence of the solvent on solute dynamics and polarizability are sought either in clusters at gas phase and for bulk systems. One research seminar on recent developments in the field of solvation dynamics will be given, open to researchers of the University and of CNR, and to PhD students. 76 David Luff BELGIUM Silvia Sanna Facoltà di Scienze Politiche The candidate is expected to hold, in Italian or English, a seminar on selected issues concerning the EU common commercial policy, in support of the Advanced European Union Law course. Possible forms of cooperation aimed to develop common research projects will be evaluated.
18 77 Francesco Boin USA Gianfranco Pintus Scuola di Dottorato di Ricerca in Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologiche The candidate will hold a series of seminars and workshops revolving around the area of his/her research activity and expertise directed to Medical residents, PhD students, Researchers and Professors of the University. The candidate will also use his/her visit to develop scientific collaborations in the framework of RAS project entitled Immune response, molecular mechanisms and early biomarkers in the pathogenesis of vascular damage in systemic sclerosis. 78 Alejandro Serrablo SPAIN Alberto Porcu Uoc Chirurgia Generale e Grande Obesità Scientific Sector
19 Periodo lungo - Long Term No. Name of Visiting From Qualification Contact professor Faculty months Programme 1 Cynthia Vagnetti USA Junior Roberto Scotti Centro Interdipartimentale Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione 6 Develop his/her research exchanging methodologies and practical support in the frame of NRD activities, also contributing to the development of the PhD course on Forestry in NU premises of Sassari University. Moreover he/she is expected to offer two seminars for the master students and an introductory lecture for the bachelor students. Younger students are expected to raise their sensitivity concerning the loss that we are experiencing as local knowledge vanishes. Master students, having raised their sensitivity, are expected to take action and to develop individual action research projects. 2 Katerina Fliegerova CZECH REP. Senior Giuseppe Moniello Biologia Animale 3 Research in collaboration with the receiving institution on characterization, typization and role of symbiotic microorganisms of the digestive tract of animals, with particular reference to those of prevalent interest in the regional context of Sardinia. Teaching on study, role and characterization of symbiotic microorganisms of the digestive tract of monogastric and ruminant animals with seminars to be held within the official courses of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. 3 Mario Pescatori HOLLAND Senior Sergio Ledda Patologia e Clinica Veterinaria 6 Scientific activity will be mainly addressed to the design and bioinformatics data analysis of experiments on reproductive biology material performed by microarray and RTPCR techniques but also evaluating the use of next generation sequences. Teaching activity will be performed giving specific seminars and workshops to ungraduate students, PhD students, early and senior scientists of the veterinary school. Specific meeting with scientist of the department involved in molecular biology studies has been also planned.
20 4 Augusto Cogoli SWITZERLAND Senior Proto Pippia Dipartimento Di Scienze Fisiologiche, Biochimiche e Cellulari 3 1.Scientific research on the effects of real microgravity on human Tlymphocytes: STIM (Signal Transduction in Human TCells in Microgravity) experiment on board the MASER12 sounding rocket selected by European Space Agency and scheduled for November 11. The experiment involves the study of gene expression of chemokines, cytokines and their receptors and epigenetic alterations. 2.Lectures on space biology, physiology, immunology and biotechnology for PhD students in Biomolecular and Biotechnological Sciences. 5 Maria Teresa Carballeira Riveira SPAIN Junior Domenico D'Orsogna Scienze Giuridiche 4 He/she is required to hold seminars and to teach some lessons within the Visiting Scholar Seminars Program and during the university course of Administrative Law and the "Master in Diritto ed economia per la cultura e l'arte". He/she is also required to contribute to the research projecton Politiche pubbliche ed economia della cultura: strumenti giuridici e modelli economici per i servizi culturali funded by Regione Autonoma Sardegna. 6 Zafos Xagoraris GREECE Junior Domenico D'Orsogna Facoltà di Giurisprudenza 4 He/she is required to hold seminars and to teach some lessons within the Visiting Scholar Seminars Program and during the university course of Administrative Law and the "Master in Diritto ed economia per la cultura e l'arte". He/she is also required to contribute to the research projecton Politiche pubbliche ed economia della cultura: strumenti giuridici e modelli economici per i servizi culturali funded by Regione Autonoma Sardegna.