Laboratory for Aging Disorders (LRT-EOC) hosted a group of motivated undergraduate students from Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA, USA) participating to the study abroad program “Global Perspectives in Neuroscience and Medicine” under the mentorship of Dr. Kristin Philipps. The visit was completed by a captivating presentation on what it means to be a PhD student in Bellinzona given by Emina Džafo, president of the student association ISA