A stress-free and grateful farewell
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As I approach retirement from my scientific career at the National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET), I write this letter to express my gratitude to my colleagues in the Cell Stress Society International (CSSI). Over many years of scientific activity, several of these colleagues have become my dear friends. My first contact with the Society was through Dr. Robert M. Tanguay. At that period of my career, I usually presented my work at cancer congresses attended by thousands of colleagues. I was presenting a poster about HSP27 in cancer at one of these large congresses when Robert approached me and suggested I join the CSSI, a small society that offered more opportunities for personal interactions and collaborations. After I became a CSSI member, I saw the truth of what Robert had told me; today I can say that the CSSI changed my scientific life. I learned to attend smaller meetings where colleagues were really interested in my work and I in theirs. Soon, the possibility arose for...
- Ciocca DR, Delgado G (2017) The reality of scientific research in Latin America; an insider’s perspective. Cell Stress Chaperones. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12192-017-0814-9