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ICGEB Regulatory Science eLearning Showcase on line

A protfolio of curriculum-based modules encompassing the biosafety of genetically modified organisms, and related matters in biosecurity, public health, natural resource managament, biocontrol and bioremediation has been launched by the Biosafety Group at ICGEB.

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ICGEB Governors meet in Trieste on 10-11 May 2018

The 24th session of the ICGEB Board of Governors was held in Trieste and brought together Government Representatives and high standing scientists in the field of Life Sciences from across its 60 Member strong constituency.

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Mauro Giacca

Mending broken hearts

ICGEB Director-General Mauro Giacca receives ERC Advanced Grant for his research in cardiac regeneration to potentially lead to innovative treatments to induce heart regeneration

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Microbes help make hydrocarbons

The Microbial Engineering Group at ICGEB New Delhi, headed by Syed Shams Yazdani also runs the DBT-ICGEB Advanced Bioenergy Research programme. Results recently published in the journal Metabolic Engineering explain how the group has increased the hydrocarbon production rate so that more carbon is available for alkane formation.

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ICGEB Delegation visits site of proposed Regional Research Centre in China

This week in China, Mauro Giacca, Director-General and Lawrence Banks, ICGEB Scientific Coordinator met with Chinese Officials, together with a panel comprising Inder Verma and Mariano Garcia-Blanco, members of the ICGEB Council of Scientific Advisers, to review the proposal to establish an ICGEB Regional Research Centre at the China Medical City CMC in Taizhou.

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