March 2022, ISSUE #16

ICGEB news

Science for development is our mission and is more urgent than ever. On International Women's Day we support gender equality through our science for health, agriculture and renewable energy for a sustainable tomorrow.

From the Director-General
ICGEB is committed to using scientific research and diplomacy to bring peace, stability and friendship to all corners of the world and thereby fulfil the 2030 Agenda. We work to improve global health and nutrition, education, industrial biotechnology and renewable energy, and promote gender equality for a sustainable tomorrow.

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ICGEB and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation MAECI-DGCS, is providing additional resources to support research grants from African Candidates through the WE-STAR programme
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ICGEB with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) is providing additional opportunities for funding for candidates from Ethiopia and Djibouti to enhance biotechnology know-how in the Horn of Africa.
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Science & the City 
ICGEB and BioAfrica launch the 1st international edition of Science & the City in Cape Town, South Africa, on 29 March 2022. "Myth Busters: Discrediting misinformation in Science" live and online.
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Arturo Falaschi Conference "At the intersection of DNA Replication and genome maintenance: from mechanisms to therapy. Trieste, Italy, 5-7 July 2022
Closing date for applications: 20 March 2022
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Off the press

COVID Diagnostics project: Phase 2
The COVID-19 Community access diagnostics labo networks project has kicked off; ICGEB's efforts to assist LMICs obtain effective, novel and cost-effective diagnostics, deliver practical applications of research in the field, and establish collaborative networks.
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Latest Scientific Publication
Trends Parasitol, Nature, Nat Comms
A brief look at some of ICGEB's recently published research articles with an introduction by Vittorio Venturi, Scientific Coordinator and Group Leader, Bacteriology. Our science is available in Open Access.
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Mission to India
Following a 2-year hiatus, the Director-General was in India to meet Indian Ministry of External Affairs Secretary, the Secretary of the Dept. of Biotechnology, and staff including the ICGEB Appointed Governor and Liaison Officer for India.
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