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Dr. Lawrence Banks attends the farewell ceremony for Dr. Phil Mjwara.

A salute to international partnering in Africa

On 25 April 2024, Lawrence Banks was in Pretoria to attend the ceremony for South Africa’s longest serving Director-General of the Department of Science and Innovation, Government of South Africa, Dr. Phil Mjwara.

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Dr. Anmol Chandele, Group Leader, ICGEB-EMORY Vaccine Program, ICGEB New Delhi, India

Science to Society: the strength of ICGEB

A major goal of ICGEB is to ensure that the fruits of modern molecular biology and biotechnology reach our populations and improve society and well-being in all of our Member countries.

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High level delegations from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs visits ICGEB

“Together for the SDGs”

The theme of the campaign launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs saw Trieste centre stage this week, culminating with the visit of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Edmondo Cirielli to ICGEB Headquarters.

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40 years of ICGEB

40 years since the establishment of the ICGEB through the signing of its Statutes at the United Nations in New York ICGEB continues to deliver on its mandate.

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Lawrence Banks (second from left) with Alessandro Marcello and Mariano Garcia Blanco

Science Mission to China

July 2023: the ICGEB Scientific Committee, headed by the Director-General, was back at the China Medical City in Taizhou this month, location of the burgeoning ICGEB Regional Research Centre (RRC).

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(L-R) Dr. Sandra Marcela Mayol, President of INTI, Lic. Daniel Filmus, Argentinian Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Banks, Dr. Yazdani, Eng. Jorge Schneebeli, Vice President of INTI

Mission to Argentina

Dr. Lawrence Banks, ICGEB Director-General is in ICGEB Member State Argentina from 27-28 March, 2023.

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The Director-General (DG), Lawrence Banks headed a delegation from ICGEB to Member State Uruguay from 23-25 March, 2023.

Mission to Uruguay

The Director-General (DG), Lawrence Banks headed a delegation from ICGEB to Member State Uruguay from 23-25 March, 2023.

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L-R: Dr. Sanjay Singh, CEO and Exec. Director, Gennova Biotechnologies Ltd., welcomes Dr. Lawrence Banks, ICGEB DG to the company in Pune, India

Visiting Sanjay Singh, CEO Gennova

Sanjay Singh, CEO and Executive Director of Gennova Biopharmaceuticals, Pune, India is an ICGEB alumnus with a great story to tell. This week, he welcomed ICGEB Director-General, Lawrence Banks to Gennova.

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