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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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Regulatory Science

ICGEB – Biosafety Group becomes Regulatory Science Group

The emergence of new biotechnologies, especially gene drives, genome editing and RNAi technologies, which result in a broader range of applications and which, by extension, help governments to attain a broader range of policy goals, has also resulted in increased requests for support.

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Arturo Falaschi

Remembering Arturo Falaschi

Ten years since the passing of ICGEB’s founding Director, Prof. Arturo Falaschi, his legacy in driving the mission and vision of the International Organisation, to bring “advanced research, training, and technology transfer in genetic engineering and biotechnology to developing and emerging economies” lives on.

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#FarmaCovid Project

ICGEB with CNR-IBF against COVID-19: the FARMACOVID project

COVID-19 caught researchers short. Its rampant spread left no time to target studies through rational drug design approaches. The National Research Council, the largest public research institution in Italy has joined forces with the Molecular Virology lab in Trieste, to search for a drug able to eliminate Coronavirus: this is the FARMACOVID project.

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