08/12/2016 14:20


ICGEB is hosting a session at Science Forum South Africa to be held in Pretoria, on 8 December 2016: igniting conversations about science on the Role of Biotechnology for African Development. In live streaming between 15:30-17:00 today

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26/11/2016 18:00

JRC - ICGEB Joint Workshop

Genome editing and related technologies: scientific and regulatory considerations. This week in Trieste from 30 Novmeber to 1 December 2016

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25/11/2016 12:02

S. Kumar research on artemisinin and effective malaria treatment

A recent article by Shashi Kumar, ICGEB New Delhi, in Molecular Plant entitled “Compartmentalized Metabolic Engineering for Artemisinin Biosynthesis and Effective Malaria Treatment by Oral Delivery of Plant Cells" has received worldwide interest. Artemisinin is highly effective against drug-resistant malarial parasites, which affects nearly half of the global population and kills >500 000 people each year. The primary cost of artemisinin is the very expensive process used to extract and purify the drug from Artemisia annua. Elimination of this apparently unnecessary step will make this potent antimalarial drug affordable to the global population living in endemic regions.

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23/11/2016 10:36

ICGEB at UNIDO's 50th Annniversary Celebration & Industrial Development Board this week

ICGEB's Director-General at the 44th Industrial Development Board & UNIDO's 50th Anniversary celebrations: Past Present and Future, in Vienna this week

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