Director General News

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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L-R: Prof. Arturo Falaschi, first Director-General of ICGEB, with Drs. Renu and Narendra Tuteja and Sen. Rita Levi Montalcini, Nobel laureate, visiting the Trieste labs in a historic moment.

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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Dr. Banks (centre) with the ICGEB Appointed Governor for Uruguay, Dr. Sonia Rodriguez (left) and the ICGEB Liaison Officer, Mrs. Graciela Guadalupe (right)

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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Seminars 2023

ICGEB turns 40

On the cusp of the ICGEB’s 40th anniversary, Lawrence Banks was on location for major events at ICGEB New Delhi, including the handover of the Directorship of the Indian Component by Dr. Dinakar Salunke to Prof. Ramesh V. Sonti. Read more
Dr. Lawrence Banks with Minister Jelena Begovic

ICGEB mission to Serbia

During a recent trip to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development in ICGEB Member State Serbia, the Director-General, Dr. Lawrence Banks, met with newly elected Minister for Science, Innovation and Technological Development, Jelena Begović.

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Lawrence Banks rejoices with the international Fellows at ICGEB Cape Town during his visit this summer

Summer roundup by the DG

With research highlights, testimonials and feature stories from Headquarters in Italy, happenings in South Africa and Scientific Meetings in India.

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