July 2022, ISSUE #18

ICGEB news

ICGEB provides a range of training possibilities and freely available resources. We work across the globe to provide opportunities in biotechnology to young researchers.

From the Director-General
This month, we focus on ICGEB's actions for Sustainable Development, the return of the Arturo Falaschi Conferences in Trieste, and the importance of basic research for the future of science through testimonials from our Fellows and Alumni.

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Fellowship Calls
The COMSTECH – ICGEB Scientific Cooperation Programme is funding ICGEB SMART and ICGEB PhD Short-term Fellowships. Read more
The Biotechnet project has three opened calls for researchers from Djibouti and Ethiopia. Read more 

Fellowship Awards
This month we feature a short interview with Najneen Rejwana; a young woman scientist from Bangladesh recipient of an EMPOWER Fellowship. Thanks to this project with the UNOSSC her research at ICGEB New Delhi is underway.
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Science Dissemination  
Science & the City Italy started in Parma last June. This year the Science & the City events will take place in six different cities across Italy.
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Meetings & Courses
Applications are now open for the ICGEB & The Future of Science “Biotechnology for economic & societal development in Southern-Eastern Europe” meeting.
Apply now for upcoming Meetings

Off the press

Prof. Storici on the role of RNA in genomes
Francesca Storici, ICGEB alumna 1998, writes from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta USA, where her team studies the link between RNA and DNA in relation to genome stability.
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ICGEB Conferences are back
The Arturo Falaschi Conference "At the intersection of DNA Replication and genome maintenance: from mechanisms to therapy" gathered a host of international speakers.
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Supporting Scientists
The COVID-19+ project welcomes new reference laboratories in Africa. The network now comprises ten laboratories that will study and test the RT-LAMP technology for COVID-19 diagnosis.
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