November 2019, ISSUE #2

ICGEB in the news

This bimonthly edition of the ICGEB Newsletter announces the PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship Calls - now open to our Member State nationals world-wide; upcoming Meetings in Trieste (on Genome Editing Applications), New Delhi (on TB) and Cape Town (on Responsible Research and Open Science in Health & Biosciences); research vacancies; exciting scientific discoveries and developments in technology transfer, with a particular focus on interaction with and for our Headquarters Host Government, Italy.

From the Director-General
This month Lawrence Banks writes from ICGEB Headquarters in Trieste, following a visit by Minister Fabrizio Nicoletti, ICGEB Governor of Italy, Principal Director, Innovation and Research, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Public Engagement activities are integral to the ICGEB mission and are carried out by the students and researchers active in our laboratories in Trieste, New Delhi and Cape Town. ICGEB Trieste is preparing for ESOF2020, following Trieste Next Science Fair and European Researchers' Night 2019
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The 2020 ICGEB Meetings and Courses calendar is now online with applications open to attend meetings across 10 nations in a host of cutting edge topics in the LIfe Sciences. Next deadline: Meeting on Mycobacterial heterogeneity and host tissue-tropism, 11-15 February, New Delhi, India
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Apply on-line now for Tthe ICGEB Arturo Falaschi PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programmes via the ICGEB Service Gateway. The 2020 call is now open to scientists who are nationals of ICGEB Member States
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Iain Mattaj, Director, Human Technopole, Milan, presented a seminar in Trieste in October, also exploring synergies and possibilities for joint, future collaboration
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Off the press

ICGEB Cape Town is inviting applications for Group Leaders in Virology-Emerging Diseases and Diabetes. Closing date for applications: 30 November 2019
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A recent ground-breaking publication in Nature Communications, from the Molecular Virology Lab shows that a very early response to cellular stress synergises with innate immunity for a more efficient antiviral action
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Italy has been the prime supporter of ICGEB that produces high-level science, collaborates with institutions in Member countries, assists Members on scientific and institutional activities, but above all enhances and strengthens the capabilities and skills of young scientists and researchers
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