CSA members, Trieste Group Leaders and staff at the 29th session of the Council of Scientific Advisers held on 3-4 April 2023.

29th session of the CSA takes place in Trieste, Italy

The Twenty-ninth session of the Council of Scientific Advisers (CSA) was held at ICGEB Trieste, Italy on 4-5 April 2023. The session was attended by 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 Trieste Component . In addition, the CSA examines and advise on the work programme and the budget of the Centre.

Over two days, the 16 Groups in Trieste, 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 research.

A poster session of over 30 posters took place with ICGEB PhD and Postdoctoral fellows from each laboratory engaging directly with CSA members to discuss their projects. Findings from the session will be presented to the Board in May 2023.

The thirtieth session of the CSA is scheduled to take place in Cape Town, South Africa in April 2024.

See all the photos from the session @ICGEB Facebook