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Dr. Samson Musonerimana, ICGEB Bacteriology lab, obtained his PhD at ICGEB Trieste, through the SISSA, on 4 June 2020 - first ICGEB Alumnus from Burundi, first PhD via videoconference. That's a lot of Firsts!

Lawrence Banks – Twelve months into his mandate

On the first anniversary of taking over as Director-General, Lawrence Banks take a moment to thank all for the amazing support and dedication shown during the last twelve months. “Despite the pandemic, there has been a major increase in the levels of communication and collaboration across our Organisation and our Member States.”

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Coronavirus lab research: finding a cure - corona virus blue model of COVID-19

ICGEB Activities in the Covid19 Crisis

Last December, no one thought that Covid19 would be a major global crisis. By late January however, the picture was beginning to change and ICGEB scientists had the foresight to recognise the danger looming and began to prepare for research on coronaviruses. Whilst research labs all over the world are in lockdown, ICGEB research activities related to Covid19 remain active.

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Massimiliano Fedriga and Lawrence Banks

Lawrence Banks from ICGEB Headquarters, Italy

The ICGEB is an integral part of the Italy and Trieste System. It is grateful for the support provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which spans over 30 years and for establishing a major international Organisation in the sphere of research and biotechnology with a global reach. The ICGEB is a perfect example of Scientific Diplomacy, reflecting the effective interaction between Government and Science.

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ICGEB’s Host Agreement with South Africa

ICGEB Cape Town was officially established in 2008. In July 2019, the Host Agreement with the Government of South Africa was signed, thereby renewing the commitment and expression of continuing support for bilateral (with Italy) and international relations with the ICGEB.

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Estonia 2019

ICGEB Director-General’s exploratory visit to Estonia

Scientific collaboration has led to a visit by the ICGEB Director-General, Lawrence Banks, to Tallinn, Estonia and opened discussions with the Ministry, the private sector and scientific institutes for possible membership in the Organisation.

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