Below you will find an archive of all CSSI Announcements.

Group Name:
Cell Stress Society International (Post Docs And Students)
Synopsis about the group:
This group is created for young scientists involved in cell stress research all over the world as a means of communication to share ideas and to start up collaborations. Many of us have met at conferences and we look forward to meet more like-minded [...]

Dear CSSI Member,
I’m writing to tell you two important pieces of news about the CSSI/SAC1 meeting in Montevideo.
1. Poster Award Presentation
Four Selected Abstracts for oral presentation will be awarded with hotel stay (three nights) and free registration. The deadline for submitting your work is February 14th. Please let us know if you would like to [...]

Susan Lindquist, Distinguished Lifetime Member of the CSSI, and also a founding member of the Editorial Board of Cell Stress & Chaperones will be the Plenary Speaker on Sunday, February 16, at the 2014 annual meeting of the AAAS in Chicago.  Susan will talk about her amazing odyssey from the stress responses of yeast and [...]

It is with sadness that I bring news of the passing of Ferruccio Ritossa on January 9, 2014 in Bologna, Italy.  A few of us had the good fortune to reconnect with Ferruccio over the past few years thanks to the celebrations organized for him in Italy by the CSSI.  These events included the awarding [...]

The Georgia Regents University Cancer Center is seeking faculty with active research interests in the role of chaperone proteins in cancer development and progression. As part of an unprecedented expansion, faculty hiring, and new-facility construction we invite applications at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the area of Molecular Chaperone Biology and Cancer. [...]

Registration for the first meeting of the South American Chapter of CSSI is now open.
It is  a great pleasure to inform you that the official website of the First Conference of the South American Chapter of the Cell Stress Society International is now live at
Direct registration on the meeting website is now available.
Here is the [...]

A new procedure was tried at the Sheffield Congress to select the 2013 Alfred Tissières  Young Investigator Award winner.  Three finalists were initially chosen and given travel awards to attend the Congress and to present in a special session chaired by CSSI President Graham Pockley and Secretary-Treasurer Larry Hightower.  The finalists, along with their talk [...]

It is with pleasure that we announce the awarding of the first Ferruccio Ritossa Career Award, given during the Sheffield Congress 2013.  The award was established this year by the CSSI Council in recognition of excellence in research by a colleague within 17 years of his or her Ph.D. or M.D. award date.  It is [...]

On a sunny day in April this past spring, a group of mostly Italian scientists and the CSSI Council met in a special location in Rome to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the the discovery of the heat shock response by Ferruccio Ritossa.  But we learned that for his Italian colleagues, the discovery has additional [...]

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