Sir Rich Roberts, CSA Member with students from the ICGEB New Delhi labs during the poster session

28th session of the CSA takes place in New Delhi, India

The Twenty-eighth session of the Council of Scientific Advisers (CSA) was held at the ICGEB New Delhi, India from 21-22 April 2022. The hybrid session was attended by all 14 global scientific leaders who currently serve on the Council.

The CSA comprises eminent scientists active in the international arena in the Life Sciences and provide the backbone to the ICGEB’s global activities. The CSA review the scientific research activity of the Organisation, on a rotational basis, this year focusing on the work undertaken at the New Delhi Component. In addition, the CSA examining and advise on the work programme and the budget of the Centre.

Over two days, the 23 Groups in Delhi, active in the research areas of the Component presented an overview of their key activities, highlights and achievements over the last 3 years, as well as future plans in their cutting-edge research.

Poster sessions included more than 20 posters presented by ICGEB PhD and Postdoctoral fellows representing each laboratory and providing a wonderful opportunity for students and researchers to engage directly with CSA members and the ICGEB Directors and leading scientists. The CSA remarked on the superb science and enthusiasm of the researchers and students and congratulated the New Delhi Component on it’s research activities.

The twenty- ninth session of the CSA is scheduled to take place in Trieste, Italy in April 2023.