ICGEB Council of Scientific Advisers, 19th Session held from 6-7 May 2013 in Trieste, Italy
Master class: Poster sessions were held on both days, providing the opportunity for PhDs and Postdocs from the laboratories to illustrate their research projects, which had been presented by the Group Leaders to the Council Members during the scientific sessions held over the two days.
The Council reviews the medium and long-term prospectives of the Centre's programmes and planning, including specialised and new fields of research and makes recommendations to the Board. Items for review at this year's Council Session included the procedure for the election of the Director-General, the renewal of the appointment of the Director of the Cape Town Component, the policy on Intellectual Property Rights, the five-year work programme for 2014-2018 and the future challenges facing ICGEB. The Report of the Council will be presented at the Board Session to be held in Trieste, 14-15 May 2013.
The CSA holds a regular session once a year, generally alternating meetings between the three Component laboratories in Trieste, New Delhi and Cape Town. The next session will be held between February-March 2014 in Cape Town.