November 2021, ISSUE #14

ICGEB in the news

This edition of the ICGEB Newsletter reports on exciting developments in science, training, and our stance on technologies for innovative foods. We launch the 2022 Arturo Falaschi Calls for Fellowships, Meetings and Courses, and Management Vacancies.

From the Director-General
This month Lawrence Banks writes from Cape Town South Africa, where, following the session of the Council of Scientific Advisers, a team set out on a tour of Universities in Limpopo, Venda, and Walter Sisulu (Eastern Cape), culminating in the signing of an Agreement with the University of KwaZulu-Natal, to enable partnerships with local companies to develop advanced biotherapeutics.

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The Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Programmes are now open: long- and short-term PhD and Postdoctoral awards or scientists who are nationals of ICGEB Member States to perform research in Trieste, New Delhi or Cape Town. 
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Programme of Collaborations with LDCs - PACTs - call for North-South Biotechnology Policy and Regulatory Science Training has been extended. Applications are welcome until the closing date:
30 November 2021
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Meetings and Courses
2022 Meetings and Courses calendar: 30 Meetings across 19 countries - with 7 in New Delhi alone, in collaboration with the DBT, Government of India - groundbreaking topics in the Life Sciences.
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Seminars & Podcasts
International speakers present the latest findings on a range of topics to a worldwide audience of over 90,000 per year. Download our free scientific content from the Web, YouTube, and Apple Podcast platforms
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Off the press

Team discovers protein that protects the cellular nucleus from Alzheimer's disease
Cell Reports: Group Leader Giannino Del Sal heads a groundbreaking study that links neurodegeneration and ageing to changes in heterochromatin stability and mechanical stress.
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Green development of seed industries
Scientific Coordinator Vittorio Venturi co-chairs a session at the FAO Global Conference on the safe and efficient delivery of genetic gains to farmers. Read more

Also this month: ICGEB Regulatory Science Group policy brief for G20 engagement - and the example of Golden Rice.

The ICGEB is inviting applications for the position of Director, ICGEB New Delhi, IndiaRead more

Call for the position of Administrative Officer, ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa.
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