The ICGEB EMBnet node: AGM 2010 report

Sandor Pongor

Abstract


Node report by Sándor Pongor
ICGEB, the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (http://www.icgeb.org) is a non-profit international organization that provides scientific research and educational environment for the benefit of developing countries. With laboratories in Trieste, Italy (headquarters), New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, the ICGEB forms an interactive network with Affiliated Centres in 39 öf its 60 Member States. ICGEB is part of the United Nations System. At present more than 400 people from 38 different countries are working in the ICGEB laboratories as research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, PhD students, research technicians and administrative personnel. Research and training programs are focusing on biomedicine, crop improvement, environmental protection/remediation, biopharmaceuticals and biopesticide production.  External services include biosafety counseling, biotechnology transfer and bioinformatics.

Keywords


EMBnet; node report



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14806/ej.16.1.189

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