What we do

The second edition of Francesca Martini Prize to the Best Poster in Cancer Research was won by Davide Cassani for his poster Cryo electron tomography of actomyosin cortex in isolated blebs“. Davide Cassani graduated at Politecnico di Milano and currently works at University College London. Here is his C.v.

The Francesca Martini Prize to the Best Poster in Cancer Research stems from a collaboration between NAnA onlus and SIBBM, the Italian Society of Biophysics and Molecular Biology. An International Jury of Scientists choses the best poster among those exhibited at the Annual SIBBM Seminar.

The SIBBM Seminar  “Frontiers in Molecular Biology” took place from June 14 to 16, 2017 in Milan.

The Francesca Martini Prize First Edition, in 2016, was awarded to  Stefano Amente of the University Federico II of Naples for the poster “High-resolution genome profiles of 8-oxodeoxyguanine, γH2AX and NBS1 reveal their co-association at transcribed long genes“.

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Saturday July 8th the second edition of La Nave di Nana took place in Gaeta on Serapo beach. The Treasure Hunt is hold on Francesca Martini’s Remembrance Day and aims at fostering awareness about research studies on leukemias. Thanks to the generosity of more than 100 participants and their families the fundraising this year hits €1230,00. Thank you to the great family of La Nave di Serapo that for one day turns into La Nave di Nana!

First edition took place on July 9th 2016 at “La Nave di Serapo”. Thanks to the generosity of the participants – young children and families – and the commitment of Francesca’s friends, €1090,00 were collected in the fundraising.

La Nave di Nana



What we do

NAnA Music – Scholarships for young rock musicians stems from an idea of NAnA Onlus and Frontiers Music.
The aim is to offer an alternative path to young students from disadvantaged backgrounds from the age 15 to 18.
Winners register to the Corso PRO at SONUS FACTORY – Music Performance Institute – Rome and  obtain a certificate from Rockschool Uk – Europe’s No.1 Rock music exam board.
This 3 year course is recognised as level 3 by the European Union standards.
Young musicians may chose among Guitar – Bass – Drums – Vocals – Piano.
During their studies, they perform at Frontiers Rock Festival.
E-mail us if you want to audition for NAnA Music.
The second edition of NAnA Music held in September 2017 awarded one scholarship to a young guitar player and songwriter.
The first edition of NAnA Music held in 2016, awarded two scholarships, one to a young guitar player and the other to a young vocalist. Click here to listen to their exhibition at Frontiers Festival!
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