We learned with regret the death of Dr. Valeria Matranga, Senior Researcher of the Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology "Alberto Monroy",c. Mrs Matranga prematurely passed away on April 23, 2016. The EuroMarine Secretariat would like to offer our sincere condolences.
Valeria graduated summa cum laude in Biological Sciences at the University of Palermo in 1976. She spent her career at the CNR as Researcher at the Institute of Developmental Biology and as Senior Researcher at the Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology "A. Monroy ". Valeria has led numerous international scientific activities, promoting and guiding a number of national and international research projects which have always had a common denominator: the sea urchin.
The Alberto Monroy Association, in collaboration with the CNR Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology "Alberto Monroy" (IBIM), has announced the opening of a fund, raising contributions in order to support a scholarship for young researchers in memory of Dr. Valeria Matranga.
The fundraising will remain active until 30 June 2016.