The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Fellowship Programmes offer long and short-term fellowships for scientists who are nationals of ICGEB Member States. Apply now to join the over 1000 ICGEB Alumni active in the field of biotechnology in the world of academia, companies, industry and publishing across the globe.
Read more … ICGEB Fellowships Call 2017 - Closing date 31 March
The ICGEB provides support for the organisation of scientific events in the Life Sciences in ICGEB Member States. This includes funding for Meetings in Italy, India and South Africa, co-sponsored Workshops, Courses for theoretical and practical training and more..
Read more … ICGEB Meetings and Courses 2018 - Call now open
The ICGEB offers a dedicated source of funding for outstanding projects in ICGEB Member States, with the goal of promoting collaboration, training of young scientists and the development of research facilities.
Read more … ICGEB CRP Grants 2017 - Call now open
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. Shown in live streaming, the video of the event will soon be available.
Read more … ICGEB at SFSA2016
Genome editing and related technologies: scientific and regulatory considerations. This week in Trieste from 30 Novmeber to 1 December 2016
Read more … JRC - ICGEB Joint Workshop
ICGEB at the 5th Edition of the European Salon of Scientific Research: Trieste, Italy, 23-25 September 2016
Read more … Trieste Next 2016
The latest series of events organised by ICGEB Trieste on topics of scientific interest for the general public, aired on national television and radio between 6 April and 11 May 2016, are now available on line.
Read more … Trieste Science & the City 3
This year's edition of the Trieste Symposium presents over 30 talks, chaired by ICGEB PhD students, keynote addresses and an opportunity to showcase current research being undertaken across the laboratories.
Read more … 21st ICGEB Annual Symposium, 14-15 June 2016
The ICGEB, with its mandate to support science for the benefit its Member countries, has mobilized its resources against Zika and has created a Working Group involving Group Leaders from its labs in Trieste and New Delhi.
Read more … ICGEB Working Group on Zika virus
ICGEB promotes Public Engagement through a series of events organized for the general public on cutting edge topics in science. Science&theCity, at its 3rd edition, will be held between 6 April and 11 May 2016 in Trieste
Read more … ICGEB Announces: Trieste Science & the City 3
ICGEB's commitment to Outreach and Public Engagement has led to the production of a second DVD on Trieste Science & the City, 6 events held between April - May 2015 on topics of science for the local community. Trieste Science & the City 3, funded by the FVG Region, will be hosted by the city of Trieste in April-May 2016
Read more … Trieste Science & the City - 2nd edition - now on line
MRC Technology, London, UK and ICGEB Trieste project to identify new agents capable of stimulating clearance of a protein that forms aggregates in neurons of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Frontotemporal Lobar degeneration (FTLD) has received funding worth £305,000 from the Dementia Consortium.
Read more … Dementia Consortium MRCT, Cambridge funds ICGEB project on ALS and FTLD
From 21-26 July 2015, the 46th edition of the annual DNA Tumours Virus Meeting - the most important meeting in the field of viruses and cancer - will be held in Trieste, bringing together over 300 international experts from all over the world.
Read more … ICGEB DNA Tumour Virus Meeting 2015
A delegation from the ICGEB and the South African Department of Science and Technology visits with Kenyan Government officials and institutions in April 2015
Read more … ICGEB Cape Town visits Kenya
ICGEB offers a dedicated source of funding for outstanding projects in ICGEB Member States, with the goal of promoting collaboration, training of young scientists and the development of research facilities.
Read more … ICGEB Research Grants 2015
Register on-line to participate in DNATV15. An annual event since 1969, this is the 3rd edition to be held in Trieste, Italy, organized by Lawrence Banks of the ICGEB Tumour Virology Group, and constitutes the 2nd event in the Arturo Falaschi Conference Series.
Read more … ICGEB DNA Tumour Virus Meeting, 21-26 July 2015
Work recently published in Moleular Cancer Therapeutics by Luiz F. Zerbini, Group Leader, Cancer Genomics Lab, Cape Town and Towia Libermann, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School describes how an existing antimicrobial agent may help treat kidney cancer.
Read more … Repurposing drugs for anti-cancer therapeutics
ICGEB disseminates science through series of events organized for the general public on cutting edge topics in science. A new series of events to be held in April 2015 will be presented this Thursday evening in Trieste by M. Giacca who will also participate in a public debate on the Ebola Virus.
Read more … Science & the City 2
Kevin Dzobo, Cancer Molecular and Cell Biology Group, ICGEB Cape Town, at the International Conference on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Tshwane, SA
Read more … ICGEB at ICTERM
Open Day at ICGEB Trieste, AREA Science Park, and neighbouring scientific institutes - 10 May 2014
Read more … Open Day 2014
The first six years of the ICGEB Cape Town Component, South Africa, in a revised, new edition, brochure now available, as fully endorsed by the Council of Scientific Advisers at its session in Cape Town in February
Read more … ICGEB Cape Town 2007-2013
Forthcoming closing dates to register for ICGEB Meetings on Neurodegeneration (Trieste - Italy), Biotechnological Advances for Human Health (Bucharest - Romania) and Advanced Techniques for Clinical and Personalised Human Genomics (Cali' - Colombia). For information and applications link to the dedicated Web pages
Read more … ICGEB Meetings and Courses 2014
Public Lecture on scientific discoveries and ethical issues surrounding eternal youth - in Trieste this week
Read more … Forever Young?
Recent funding has been awarded to the ICGEB Cape Town Component from the African National Research Foundation, the Swiss-South African joint Research Programme and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), USA
Read more … ICGEB South Africa
This week in Trieste: ICGEB/Eurasnet RNA Alternative Splicing, with organizers from ICGEB Trieste, the UK, Portugal, Germany and Spain
Read more … ICGEB Meetings and Courses
Paolo Budinich, co-founder of ICTP Trieste and bastion of Trieste's scientific institutes passes away, aged 97
Read more … In Memoriam
On Friday, 27 September 2013, ICGEB has taken part in the fourth edition of European Researchers' Night in Trieste. The event, promoted by the European Commission, took place simultaneously across 300 European cities. On 27-28-29 September, Trieste also played host to the second edition of Trieste NEXT; this year's theme: WaterWise
Read more … European Researchers' Night and Trieste NEXT
Cell Host & Microbe publication also features in SCIENCE Editor's Choice: "The ability of HIV to reside in a latent form in T cells is a major hurdle to finding a cure... Lusic et al find that location matters for latency"
Read more … Mechanisms that contribute to HIV latency
The South African Department of Science & Technology awards V. Siyo, PhD Student at ICGEB Cape Town, a prestigious scholarship in recognition of her excellent research
Read more … Women in Science Awards WISA 2013
With its final appointment held on 14 June, "How to Mend a Broken Heart" with G. Sinagra and M. Giacca, the cycle of 6X60 minutes of science, organized by ICGEB Trieste closes. The events took place between 8 May and 14 June in Trieste, Italy, on topics of major scientific importance and interest for the general public.
Read more … Science & the City
Over 50 middle school students and their teachers are greeted by the Director General on a recent visit to the ICGEB labs and conduct an experiment or two..
Read more … Young scientists for a day
Twenty five years ago, in December 1987, the first experiments were underway in the laboratories of ICGEB in Trieste. In the course of time, the International Centre of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology has consolidated its role as a Centre of scientific excellence.
Read more … 25 years of ICGEB
Bringing together young researchers from countries around the world where Leishmaniasis is endemic and providing them with the opportunity to interact with leading scientists in the field. This week in Trieste.
Read more … ICGEB Leishmania Course, 24-26 October 2012
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, meeting with scientists at ICGEB on Friday, 19 October 2012, welcomed the scientific communities of India and Australia working together to develop a vaccine to fight the scourge of malaria.
Read more … Australian Prime Minister visits ICGEB New Delhi
Roger Beachy, former Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Dept. of Agriculture, Washington D.C. speaks on GMOs - in Trieste
Read more … GMOs: deconstructing a myth
Organized by Hasan H. Otu, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey, and Luiz Fernando C. Zerbini, ICGEB Cape Town, South Africa, the workshop takes place in Istanbul, Turkey, this week.
Read more … Istanbul, Turkey, 2-8 September 2012, ICGEB Workshop on Bioinformatics approaches for analysis of high-throughput biological data
Opening the European Forum for innovation in scientific research in Trieste, 10 of the most brilliant Italian researchers explain their ideas on innovation. ICGEB's Serena Zacchigna presents miCARE - microRNAs for Cardiac Regeneration
Read more … ICGEB innovation at Trieste NEXT
Are you an exceptional talent? Do you wish to undertake a work period in the UK? The UK Home Office, through it's overseas Embassies, is promoting the Tier 1 (Exceptional talent) visa category, for internationally recognised world leaders or potential world-leading talent in the fields of science and the arts who wish to work in the UK.
Read more … UK seeks Exceptional talent
ICGEB Postdoc, Giulia Bortolussi, receives prestigious AXA Fellowship for work on developing specific therapies for bilirubin neurological damage, based on drug administration or gene therapy.
Read more … AXA Research Fund awards ICGEB postdoc
Link directly to recent ICGEB scientific publications on PubMed. Recent papers have featured in high impact journals including Blood, Oncogene, Nucleic Acids Research, Human Gene Therapy ...
Read more … ICGEB: What have we been publishing?
Patents and other intellectual property rights are assigned a key role at ICGEB - in fostering innovation, ownership and in-house application, promoting the transfer of technology and know-how to Member countries. Here, ICGEB researchers explain their patents and their applications, directly.
Read more … ICGEB Patents - download the movies
Researchers at ICGEB Trieste have been awarded the AREA Science Park Innovation Prize 2012 for their recently deposited patent on microRNA to induce cardiac regeneration. ICGEB also receives a Special Award for its commitment and willingness to tackle new horizons.
Read more … Innovation Early Bird Prize awarded to ICGEB
The ICGEB joins the international bleeding disorders community on April 17 to mark World Hemophilia Day helping spread the message to "Close the Gap" of care around the world.
Read more … World Hemophilia Day 2012 - April 17
The Foundation Vialli e Mauro for Research and Sport finances research against Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Read more … ICGEB against ALS
The CEI Research Fellowship Programme (CERES) call for applications is now open (Deadline: 30 April 2012). Fellowships are funded in the framework of the EU FP7, People - Cofund Action and awarded through a network of five partner research institutes including ICGEB.
Read more … CERES Fellowships - Call for Applications
Link directly to recent scientific publications from ICGEB Trieste on PubMed. Recent papers have featured in Virus Research, PLoS Pathogens, Traffic and ISRN Microbiology (Open Access) journals, among others.
Read more … ICGEB Trieste: What have we been publishing?
The ICGEB Trieste Seminar Program is now on line - read more and follow availability of groundbreaking scientific presentations on iTunes U
Read more … ICGEB Seminars 2012
Mauro Giacca, Director of the Italian Component of ICGEB, speaks at the 13th SCBA International Symposium in Guangzhou, China, 25-29 July 2011, attended by over 1200 SCBA Members worldwide, including internationally recognized bioscientists, including Shu Chien, Kwok-Yung Yuen and David Ho.
Read more … Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
On Friday, 23 September 2011, ICGEB participated in European Researchers' Night in Trieste. The event, promoted by the European Commission, took place simultaneously across 32 European cities. EU funded events took place across 44 Italian cities.
Read more … European Researchers' Night 2011 in Trieste, Italy
Invitations are being extended to ICGEB Member State participants to attend the "Four Colours of Biotechnology" Congress to be held in Kracow, Poland, from 12-15 October 2011.
Read more … Courses in Member States
ICGEB is publishing its seminars on the Web in the interests of providing a scientific and educational environment of the highest standard, and to conduct innovative research in life sciences for the benefit of developing countries.
Read more … ICGEB Podcasts
BioVision, in partnership with the Third World Academy of Sciences and the support of the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership, establishes Award for young scientists from developing countries for excellent research in infectious diseases
Read more … BioVision-Lilly Award in conjunction with TWAS
On Friday, 24 September 2010, ICGEB takes part in European Researchers' Night in Trieste. The event, promoted by the European Commission, has taken place place simultaneously across 33 European cities, 6 of which in Italy.
Read more … European Researchers' Night, Trieste, Italy
ICGEB Trieste plays host to 300 visitors. On Saturday 12 June 2010 ICGEB researchers in Trieste demonstrated through practical and hands-on experiments what research is and how it is done.
Read more … ICGEB Open Day 2010
ICGEB's effort to foster molecular virology worldwide has included recent meetings across three Continents on the common theme of virus diseases affecting the developing world, attracting and facilitating participation of scientists in directly affected areas.
Read more … Virus Research at ICGEB
Capacity Building in Basic Molecular Biology. Phase 2: The "International Workshop on Pathogens that affect Agricultural Productivity", held on 1-2 October, in Santiago, Chile
Read more … ICGEB-TWAS-UNESCO/IBSP Joint Project
Over 350 people visit the ICGEB Trieste laboratories on Open Day, 6 June 2009 - Oltre 350 visitatori ospitati ai laboratori dell'ICGEB di Trieste, sabato, 6 giugno 2009
Read more … Open Day 2009 - Trieste Component
The ICGEB Council of Scientific Advisers and Board of Governors sessions 2008 held at the Cape Town Component, South Africa, between 24-28 November. Prof. Francisco E. Baralle, confirmed as ICGEB Director-General for an additional five years.
Read more … ICGEB Board of Governors, 15th session
From 17-18 June 2008, the Trieste Component 13th Annual Symposium is held at ICGEB Trieste, featuring 52 speakers from the Laboratories and Outstations. On this occasion the new ICGEB Web site is officially launched.
Read more … ICGEB Trieste, 13th Annual Symposium
Under the patronage of the President of the United Arab Emirates. ICGEB's UAE Affiliated Centre, the Date Palm Research and Development Programme, welcomes the initiative as strengthening collaboration in the field of date palm cultivation. See also Third International Date Palm Exhibition, Al Ain, UAE, to be held 22-26 October 2008.
Read more … Khalifa International Date Palm Award
Doping in sports keeps pace with scientific progress; research at the Molecular Medicine Laboratory, ICGEB Trieste.
Read more … Genetic anti-doping
They're not big, BUT THEY ARE CLEVER featuring Trieste, "a capital of scientific research", and the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology ICGEB.
Read more … TIME
"Recognition by the UN or the EU is something we strive for," says ICGEB Director-General Arturo Falaschi.."
Read more … SCIENCE