Countries

The ICGEB counts 65 Members, and an additional 21 Signatory Countries that are pending full membership. Collaboration is also underway with numerous countries that are not yet Members.

The ICGEB was launched in 1983 with the signing of its Statutes by 26 countries. In 1994, the Statutes of the Centre entered into force, with 35 full Member States in its constituency. The ICGEB Member States now include 20 countries in Africa, 9 in the Middle East, 13 in Europe, 5 in Central America and the Caribbean, 8 in South America and 10 in Asia.

Nationals of Member States throughout the world are eligible to participate in ICGEB’s funding and training programmes. A representative from each Member State government sits with right of vote on the Board of Governors and a scientific Liaison Officer in each country disseminates the scientific activities of the organisation.

Member States

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  • Afghanistan
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Mr. Abdul Waheed Omer, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Italy
    Nomentana 120, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Tel: +39-6-111009; Fax: +39-6-86322939
    Email: roma@afghanistan-mfa.net
  • Algeria
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Ammar Azioune, Directeur
    Centre de Recherche en Biotechnology (CRBT) de Constantine,Nourvelle ville Ali Mendjili, UV 03 BP E73, Constantine 25000, ALGERIA
    Tel: +213-31-775035/36
    Email: a.azioune@crbt.dz
    Dr. Mohamed Mahlous (Delegate), Deputy Director, Nuclear Sciences, Techniques and Applications, Algerian Commission of Atomic Energy (COMENA)
  • Argentina 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Silvia Moreno
    Departamento de Quimica Biologica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales- UBA,Ciudad Universitaria- pabellón 2- Piso 4, 1428 Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
    Tel: +54-11-47909591, +54-911-40221763 (cell)
    Email: smoreno@qb.fcen.uba.ar

B

  • Bangladesh 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Md. Salimullah, Director General, National Institute of Biotechnology (NIB), Ganakbari, Ashulia, Sava,, Dhaka 1349, BANGLADESH 
    Tel: +880-2-7789458; Fax: +880-2-7789636 
    Email: dgnibbd@gmail.com
  • Bhutan
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Amb. Kinga Singye, Ambassador / Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the United Nations, Chemin du Champ-d’Anier 17-19, 1209 Geneva, SWITZERLAND
    Tel: Tel: +41-22-7990890/95; Fax: ++41-22-7990899
    Email: mission.bhutan@ties.itu.int; ksingye@mfa.gov.bt
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Kasim Bajrovic, Scientific Advisor, Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Sarajevo
    Zmaja od Bosne 8, Kampus 71000 Sarajevo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
    Tel: +387-33-220926; Fax: +387-33-442891 
    Email: kasim.bajrovic@ingeb.unsa.ba
  • Brazil
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Alvaro Toubes Prata, Secretary of State for R&D Policies and Programmes (SEPED), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Brazil, Brasilia D.F. 
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Luiz Henrique Mourão do Canto Pereira 
    General Coordinator for Health and Biotechnology, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco “E”, sala 256 
    CEP 70.067-900 Brasília, DF, BRAZIL 
    Tel: +55-61-20337623, 20338003; Fax: +55-61-20337766
    Email: luiz.canto@mctic.gov.br, icgeb@mctic.gov.br
  • Bulgaria 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Dimitar Djilianov, AgroBioInstitute, 8 Dragan Tsankov Blvd.,  1164 Sofia, BULGARIA 
    Tel: +359-2-9635413; Fax: +359-2-9635408
    Email: d_djilianov@abi.bg, ddjilianov@gmail.com
  • Burkina Faso
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Dr. Chantal Yvette Zoungrana Kabore, Directrice
    Agence Nationale de Biosécurité du Burkina Faso, Ministère de la Recherche Scientifique et de l’Innovation, 01 BP 5933, Ouagadougou 01,
    BURKINA FASO
    Tel: +226 50 37 88 54
    Email: cykabore@yahoo.fr
  • Burundi
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Mme Janvière Ndirahisha, Ministre de l’Education, de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Rechereche Scientifique, Bujumbura
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Denis Bandushubwenge
    University of Burundi, Faculty of Agronomy and Bioengineering, P.O. Box 2940 Bujumbura, BURUNDI
    Tel: +257-79974274 (mobile)
    Email: bandushubwengedenis@yahoo.com

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  • Cameroon
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Thomas Dongmo, Director of Technical and Scientific Cooperation
    Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation, P.O. Box 3214 Yaoundé, CAMEROON
    Tel: +237-6-77748909
    Email: thomas.dongmo@gmail.com
  • Chile
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Amb. Gabriel Rodriguez García-Huidobro, Director, Dirección de Energía, Ciencia y Tecnología e Innovación (DECYTI), Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Santiago
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. María Inés Barría Cárcamo
    Departamento de Microbiología, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Centro de Biotecnología, Universidad de Concepción, P.O. Box 160C, Concepción, CHILE
    Tel: +56-2-2661448
    Email: mbarriac@udec.cl
  • China
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Zhang Xinmin, Director-General, China National Center for Biotechnology Development (CNCBD), 16 Xisihuan Zhong Road, HaiDian District, Beijing 100039, P.R. CHINA
    Tel: +86-10-88225100
    Email: zhangxm@cncbd.org.cn, xuph@cncbd.org.cn
  • Colombia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Claudia Patricia Tinjacá, National Biotechnology Programme, Department of Science, Technology and Innovation, COLCIENCIAS, Av. Calle 26 No. 57-41 Torre 8, Piso 3, Bogotá, COLOMBIA
    Tel: +57-1-6258480 ext.6200; Fax: +57-1-6251788
    Email: ctinjaca@colciencias.gov.co
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Arturo Luis Luna Tapia, National Biotechnology Programme, Department of Science, Technology and Innovation, COLCIENCIAS, Av. Calle 26 No. 57-41 Torre 8, Piso 3, Bogotá, COLOMBIA
    Tel: +57-1-6258480 ext.6200, 2081
    Email: alluna@colciencias.gov.co, contacto@colciencias.gov.co
  • Costa Rica
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. José Alberto Bonilla, Centro de Investigación en Biologia Celular y Molecular (CIBCM), Universidad de Costa Rica, Ciudad Universitaria “Rodrigo Facio”, San Pedro, San José, COSTA RICA
    Tel: +506-25112275; Fax: +506-25113190 
    Email: jose.bonilla@ucr.ac.cr
  • Côte d’Ivoire
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Koffi II Nazaire Kouassi, Molecular Virology and Genetic Engineering Technical Expert at UFHB-WAVE-CI, Pôle Scientifique et d’Innovation Bingerville, BP V 34, Abidjan, COTE D’IVOIRE
    Tel: +225-02-021116, Fax: +225-02-07917009
    Email: kouassinazaire@gmail.com
  • Croatia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Kristian Vlahovicek, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Molecular Biology, Zagreb
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Hrvoje Fulgosi, Department of Molecular Biology
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute , Bijenicka cesta 54, P.O. Box 1016 
    10000 Zagreb, CROATIA 
    Tel: +385-1-4680238, 4561019; Fax: +385-1-4561177
    Email: fulgosi@irb.hr
  • Cuba
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Jorge Valdés Hernández
    Vice Director, Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 
    Ave. 31 e/ 158 y 190, Cubanacan, Playa, P.O. Box 6162 – Habana, 10600 CUBA 
    Tel: +53-7-2504441
    Email: jorge.valdes@cigb.edu.cu

DEF

  • Ecuador
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Andrián Bonilla, Secretario de Educación Superior, Ceincia, Tecnología e Innovación, SENESCYT, Quito
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    To be confirmed
  • Egypt
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Dr. Hamdy Abdel Aziz Moursy, Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Cairo
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Mahmoud M. Sakr, President of the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT), 101 Kasr El Ainy Street , Cairo, EGYPT 
    Tel: +20-2-27921285/6/7; Fax: +20-2-27921270
    Email: msakr@asrt.sci.eg, sakrasrt@gmail.com, sakrmahmoud@yahoo.com
  • Eritrea
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Prof. Tadesse Mehari, Executive Director, National Commission for Higher Education, P.O. Box 1220 Asmara, ERITREA
    Tel: +291-1-161935; Fax: +291-1-162236
    Email: tadessemehari@gmail.com

GH

  • Hungary
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Gyula Péter Szigeti, National Research, Development and Innovation Office, Budapest
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Ms. Nóra Jeney, National Research, Development and Innovation Office, Kéthly Anna tér 1, 1077 Budapest, HUNGARY
    Tel: +36-1-7955301
    Email: nora.jeney@nkfih.gov.hu

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  • India
    (Host Country)
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Mohd. Aslam, Adviser (Scientist “G”), Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
    Block 2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003, INDIA
    Tel: +91-11-24363057
    Email: aslam@dbt.nic.in 
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Mostafa Motallebi, Director General, National Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB), Tehran
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Amir Mousavi
    Director, Scientific and International Relations Office, National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB), Shahrak-e Pajoohesh, km 15 Tehran-Karaj Highway, P.O. Box 14965/161, Tehran, IRAN
    Tel:+98-21-44787301; Fax: +98-21-44787399;
    Email: motalebi@nigeb.ac.ir
  • Iraq 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Sumaya Talib Yousif, Department of Animal Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, Baghdad
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Nadia Al-Zahery 
    Department of Biotechnology, College of Sciences, Baghdad University 
    Al-Jadiriya , Baghdad, IRAQ
    Tel: +964-7901831687 ; Fax: +964-1-7783592
    Email: nadia.alzahery@unipv.it
  • Italy
    (Host Country) 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Min. Plen. Fabrizio Nicoletti, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Piazzale della Farnesina 1 , 00135 Rome, ITALY
    Tel. +39-06-36918767; Fax: +39-06-36917121
    Email: fabrizio.nicoletti@esteri.it

JKL

  • Jordan 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Belal Azab, The University of Jordan, Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Sciences, Amman
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Prof. Nabil A. Bashir, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, School of Medicine,
    Irbid 22110, P.O. Box 3030, JORDAN
    Tel: +962-2-7201000, +962-795545602; Fax: +962-2-7095010, +962-64889671
    Email: nbashir@just.edu.jo
  • Kenya
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Moses K. Rugutt, Director-General / CEO, National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation, Utalii House off Uhuru Highway
    9th floor, P.O. Box 30623-00100, Nairobi, KENYA
    Tel: +254-20-2213471/2241349/310571/2219420; Fax: +254-20-318245/318249
    Email: dg@nacosti.go.ke, mkrugutt@gmail.com
  • Kuwait
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Sabah Al Momin, Biotechnology Program, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) , P.O. Box 24885, 13109 Safat, KUWAIT 
    Tel: +965-24989110, 99103555; Fax: +965-24989067
    Email: smomen@kisr.edu.kw, saba-h@hotmail.com
  • Kyrgyzstan 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Zhainagul Isakova, Director, Research Institute of Molecular Biology and Medicine, National Centre for Cardiology
    Togolok Moldo Str.3, Bishkek, KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
    Email: jainagul@mail.ru
  • Liberia
    ICGEB Focal Point
    Mr. A. Haruna-Rashid Kromah, Second Secretary/Vice Consul, Chargé d’Affaires i.e., Embassy of the Republic of Liberia, Permanent Representation to FAO, IFAD & WFP, Ple Medaglie d’Oro 7, II Piano, Scala a., int. 5, 00136 Rome, Italy
    Tel: +39-06-35453399; Fax: +39-06-35344729
    Email: ambaliberia.roma@gmail.com
  • Libya 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Nabil Enattah, General Director, Biotechnology Research Center (BTRC)
    P.O. Box 5060, Twisha, Tripoli, LIBYA
    Tel: +218-21-5805990; Fax: +218-21-5680035
    Email: nabil.enattah@btc.org.ly, nabil.enattah@yahoo.com, nabilo.enattah@gmail.com

MN

  • Malaysia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Nagulendran Kangayathkarasu, UnderSecretary, Strategic Technology and Application S&T Division, Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), Putrajaya
    ICGEB Liaison Officer Ms. Nordina Idris, Deputy UnderSecretary, Strategic Technology and Application S&T Division, Ministry of Science, Technology Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), 6th floor, Block C4, Complex C, 62662 Putrajaya, MALAYSIA, Tel: +603-88858090, Email: nordina@mosti.gov.m
  • Mauritius, ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer, Mrs. Padmini Seebun, Senior Scientific Officer, Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Reduit, MAURITIUS, Tel: +230-4668960, Email: moa-pathology@govmu.org, mission.mauritius@ties.itu.int
  • Mexico, ICGEB Appointed Governor Dr. Sol Ortiz García, Executive Secretary, Inter-secretarial Commission of Biosafety and Genetically Modified Organisms (CIBIOGEM), CONACTY, Mexico City ICGEB Liaison Officer Dr. Laura Esther Tovar Castillo, Director of Information and Fostering Research, Executive Secretariat of Inter-Secretarial Commission of Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms  (CIBIOGEM), National Council of Science and Technology CONACYT, Av. San Borja No. 938, sq. Heriberto Frías, Col. Del Valle,  Del. Benito Juárez, C.P. 03100 Ciudad de México, D.F., MEXICO, Tel: +52 55 53227873, 55756878 ext. 8210, Email: ltovar@conacyt.mx
  • Moldova (Republic of)
    ICGEB Focal Point
    Dr. Ghenadie Curocichin
    Head of the Family Medicine Desk, Head of the Genetics Laboratory
    State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “N. Testemitanu”
    Bd. Stefan cel Mare si Sfant 165,
    MD-2004, Chisinau, REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
    Tel: +373 22205763, +373 22205226; Mobile:+373 69149
    E-mail: curoc@usmf.md, ghenadie.curocichin@usmf.m
  • Montenegro
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Zoran Vratnica
    Institute of Public Health of Montenegro
    Center for Medical Microbiology
    bb Szona Dzeksona, 81000 Podgorica, MONTENEGRO
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Jelena Zindovic, University of Montenegro, Biotechnical Faculty, Mihaila Lalica 1, 81000 Podgorica, MD-2004, MONTENEGRO
    Tel: +382-20-268437; Mobile: 382-68255501, E-mail: jelenazindovic@yahoo.com
  • Morocco
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Mustapha Labhilili, Research Coordinator, Biotechnology Unit
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
    Rabat, MOROCCO
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Prof. M. Mohamed Khalfaoui, Director, Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique – CNRST, Angle Avenue Allal El Fassi et Avenue des FAR, Quartier Er-Ryad, B.P. 8027 Nations Unies, 10102 Rabat, MOROCCO
    Tel: +212-537-569810; Fax: +212-537-569834, E-mail: directeur@cnrst.ma
  • Namibia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Natasha Cheikhyoussef
    Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation
    Windhoek, NAMIBIA
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Mr. Vincent Nowaseb
    Manager: Biotechnology National Commission on Research Science and Technology (NCRST), Cnr Louis Raymond & Grant Webster Street, Olympia, Windhoek, NAMIBIA Tel: +264-61-4317007; Mobile: +264-81-1440596; Fax: +264-61-235758; E-mail: vnowaseb@ncrst.na
  • Nigeria
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and Liaison Officer
    Prof. Alex U. Akpa
    Acting Director-General / CEO
    Umar Musa Yardua Way, Former Airport Road, Lugbe
    PMB 518, Wuse, Abuja
    NIGERIA
    Tel: +234-70-39863496
    E-mail: nabdamails@yahoo.co.uk, nbdatraining@gmail.com
  • North Macedonia (Republic of)
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and Liaison Officer
    Prof. Zivko Popov
    Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
    bul. “Krste P. Misirkov” 2
    1000 Skopje
    REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA
    Tel: +389-2-3235400
    E-mail: zivkopopov2000@yahoo.com

OPQ

  • Pakistan
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Shahid Mansoor, Director, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE) , P.O. Box 577, Jhang Road
    Faisalabad, PAKISTAN 
    Tel: +92-41-2651471; Fax: +92-41-9201322, 2651472
    Email: shahidmansoor7@gmail.com, smansoor@nibge.org
  • Panama 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Carmenza Spadafora, Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas y Servicios de Alta Tecnología (INDICASAT), Edificio 219, Ciudad del Saber (City of Knowledge), Clayton, Panama, PANAMA 
    Tel: +507-5170700; Fax: +507-5170020
    Email: cspadafora@indicasat.org.pa
  • Peru 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Cristina Guerra-Giraldez, Associate Professor, LID 218, Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofia, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Av. Honorio Delgado 430 Urb. Ingeniería S.M.P, Lima 15102, PERU
    Tel: +51-1-4824279
    Email: cristina.guerra@upch.pe
  • Qatar 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Mr. Masoud Jarallah Al-Marri, Director, Agricultural Research Department, Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Doha
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Mr. Saad Mohammad Abdullah, Research Officer, Hamad Medical Corporation, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, QATAR
    Tel. +974-44396168/44392440
    Email: sabdullah5@hamad.qa

RS

  • Romania
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Manuela Elisabeta Sidoroff, Director General, National Institute of Research and Development for Biological Sciences, Bucharest
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Mrs. Anca Oancea, Senior Researcher, National institute of Research and Development for Biological Sciences,, Splaiul Independentei nr. 296, sector 6, cod 060031, C.P. 17-16, Bucharest, ROMANIA 
    Tel: +40-21-2207780, +40-72-2432919; Fax: +40-21-2207695
    Email: anca_oancea2003@yahoo.com, oancea.anca@gmail.com
  • Russian Federation 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Mr. Victor M. Smirnov, President of the ICGEB Board of Governors, Deputy Director, International Department, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Moscow
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Nikolai V. Gnuchev 
    Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    Vavilov st. 32
    119991 Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION 
    Tel: +7-499-1358282; Fax: +7-499-1354105
    Email: gnuchev@igb.ac.ru
  • Saudi Arabia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Majed Saleh Alokail, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, King Saud University College of Science, Riyadh
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Mr. Mohammad Al-Badrani, Director, Directorate of International Cooperation, KACST – King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology 
    P.O. Box 6068, Riyadh 11442, SAUDI ARABIA
    Tel: +966-1-4813384; Fax: +966-1-4813441 
    Email: int_coop@kacst.edu.sa
  • Senegal 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Salif Gaye, Directeur, Institut Universitaire de Technologie (IUT), Université de Thiès, Thiès
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Alioune Fall, Director General, Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA) , Route des Hydrocarbures Bel Air, BP 3120 
    Dakar, SENEGAL 
    Tel: +221-33-8591725; Fax: +221-33-8322427
    Email: dgisra@isra.sn
  • Serbia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Jelena Begovic, Acting Director, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering (IMGGE), University of Belgrade, Vojvode Stepe 444a, P.O. Box 23, 11010 Belgrade, SERBIA
    Tel: +381-11-3975744, +381-64-8044082; Fax: +381-11-3975808 
    Email: begovicj@imgge.bg.ac.rs
  • Slovakia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Michal Novak , Director, Institute of Neuroimmunology,Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska Str. 9 , 845 10 Bratislava 45, SLOVAKIA 
    Tel: +421-2-54788101; Fax: +421-2-54774276 
    Email: michal.novak@savba.sk
  • Slovenia 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Radovan Komel, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljublhana
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Mojca Bencina , Research Associate, Laboratory of Biotechnology,
    National Institute of Chemistry, Hajdrihova 19, Ljubljana 1000, SLOVENIA 
    Tel: +386-1-4760334; Fax: +386-1-4760300 
    Email: mojca.bencina@ki.si
  • South Africa
    (Host Country)
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Nhlanhla Msomi, South African Governor to the ICGEB, Westville
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Mr. Dowelani Ndiitwani, Assistant Director: Multilateral Cooperation, Department of Science and Technology,, Private Bag X894, Meiring Naude Road, CSIR Bld 54, DST Building, 0001 Pretoria,
    SOUTH AFRICA
    Tel: +27-12-8436832; Fax: +27-86-6810173;
    Email: Dowelani.Ndiitwani@dst.gov.za
  • Sri Lanka 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Azis Mubarak, Chairperson, National Science Foundation, Colombo
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Ananda Jayawardene, Director General, National Science Foundation 
    47/5 Maitland Place , Colombo 07, SRI LANKA
    Tel:+94-11-2694170; Fax: +94-11-2694754
    Email: dg@nsf.ac.lk
  • Sudan
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Elgasim Ali Elgasim, Director General, The National Centre fro Research, Ministry of Education and Scientific Research, Khartoum
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Dr. Nada Babiker Hamza
    Director, Commission for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, National Center for Research, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
    Mohamed Nageeb Street, P.O. Box 2404, Code 11111, Khartoum, SUDAN 
    Tel: +249-922550236, +249-912377205; Fax: +249-912377205
    Email: nada.hamza@gmail.com
  • Syrian Arab Republic
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Prof. Ibrahim Othman , Director General, Atomic Energy Commission of Syria (AECS) , P.O. Box 6091, Damascus, SYRIA
    Tel: +963-11-6111926, 7, 2132580; Fax: +963-11-6112289 
    Email: atomic@aec.org.sy

T

  • Trinidad & Tobago
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Christine Carrington, Professor of Molecular Genetics and Virology, Department of Preclinical Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Mrs. Joanne Leong Poi, Project Officer III (Ag.), International Projects Unit, National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST), Level 13, Ministry of Education Tower, 5 St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain,
    TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
    Tel: +1-868-6256437 ext. 2304; Fax: +1-868-6278272
    Email: joanne.leongpoi@niherst.gov.tt
  • Tunisia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Prof. Sami Sayadi, General Director, Centre of Biotechnology at Sfax, Route Sidi Mansour, Km 6, P.O. Box “1177”, 3018 Sfax, TUNISIA 
    Tel: +216-74-875817, 87186; Fax: +216-74-875818
    Email: sami.sayadi@cbs.rnrt.tn
  • Turkey
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Abdullah Karadag, Deputy Director, TUBITAK Marmara Research Center, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Institute (GMBE), Gebze/Kocaeli
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Jale Sahín, Scientific Programs Expert, Directorate for International Cooperation, Bilateral and Multilateral Relations Department
    TÜBITAK Marmara Research Center, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Institute (GMBE), 41470 Gebze/Kocaeli
    TURKEY
    Tel. +90-312-2981796; Fax: +90-262-6412309
    Email: jale.sahin@tubitak.gov.tr, uidb@tubitak.gov.tr

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  • United Arab Emirates
    ICGEB Focal Point
    Mr. Ahmad Abdulhamid Abdulfattah K. Almulla, First Secretary, Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Rome, Piazza della Croce Rossa, 3, 00161 Rome, ITALY
    Tel: +39-6-36306100; Fax: +39-6-36306155
    Email: RomeEMB@mofaic.gov.ae
    ICGEB Liaison Officer Prof. Ghaleb Alhadrami, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies, United Arab Emirates University, P.O. Box 15551, Al Ain, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
    Tel: +971-3-7134115; Fax: +971-3-7134910
    Email: hadrami@uaeu.ac.ae
  • United Republic of Tanzania
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Mohammed Sheikh, Acting Director of Life Sciences, General Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, COSTECH, Dar es Salaam
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Amos Nungu, Acting Director General, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH), P.O. Box 4302, Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, Kijitonyama (Sayansi) COSTECH Building, Dar es Salaam,
    UNITED REPUBLIC OF  TANZANIA
    Tel: +255-22-2927543/39
    Email: anungu@costech.or.tz
  • Uruguay 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Sonia Rodriguez, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Repuública, Montevideo
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Mrs. Graciela Guadalupe, Programa de Desarrollo de las Ciencias Basicas PEDECIBA, Ministerio de Ecudación y Cultura – Universidad de la República
    Isidoro de Maria 1614, Edif. Anexo J.P. Saenz, Facultad de Quimica, 11800 Montevideo, URUGUAY
    Tel: +598-4184603, ext. 1612, Fax: +598 2 4137718
    Email: graciela@pedeciba.edu.uy
  • Venezuela (the Bolivarian Republic of)
    ICGEB Focal Point: H.E. Amb. Julian Isaias Rodriguez Diaz, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, via Nicolò Tartaglia, 11 int. 5/6, Tel: 00197 Rome, ITALY
    Tel: +39-6-8079464, 8084410; Fax: +39-6-080844
    Email: embve.itrom@mppre.gob.ve
  • Viet Nam 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Vinh Nang Do, Co-Director of  International Joint Laboratory
    Rice Functional Genomics and Plant Biotechnology, 
    Institute of Agricultural Genetics, Phan Van Dong Street, Tu Liem, Hanoi, VIET NAM
    Tel: +84-4-7544711; Fax: +84-4-7543196 
    Email: nangvinhdo@gmail.com
  • Zimbabwe
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Deckster T. Savadye, Acting Chief Executive Officer, National Biotechnology Authority (NBA), 21 Princess Drive, Newlands, Harare, ZIMBABWE
    Tel: +263-242-782856;  
    Email: dsavadye@nba.ac.zw
    ICGEB Liaison Officer  Cultura – Universidad de la República
    Miss Annah R. Takombwa, Acting Technical Affairs Manager, National Biotechnology Authority (NBA), 21 Princess Drive, Newlands, Harare, ZIMBABWE
    Tel: +263-242-782856
    Email: annahtakombwa@gmail.com

Signatory Countries

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  • Angola
    ICGEB Focal Point
    Prof. Emanuel Catumbela,National Director of PostgraduateTraining
    Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation
    C.P. 1281
    Luanda
    Angola
    Tel:+244-222-323326
    Email:ecassoco@gmail.com
  • Armenia
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Victoria Baghdasaryan,
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Embassy of the Republic of Armenia
    Via XX Settembre, 98E sc.A int. 9
    00187 Rome
    Italy
    Tel:+063296638
    Email:info@ambasciataarmena.it
  • Benin
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Evelyne Togbe-Olory 
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Embassy of the Republic of Benin
    Via XX Settembre, 26, primo piano, int. 3
    00187 Rome
    ITALY
    Tel:0679846567
    Email: ambr201@tiscalinet.it
  • Bolivia
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Amb. Carlos Aparicio Vedia, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
    Via Civitavecchia, 1, 00198 Rome, ITALY
    Tel: +39-6-8841001
    Email: infobolit@yahoo.it
  • Congo
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Jeanne Dambendzet, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Congo
    Via Ombrone, 8/10
    00198 Rome
    ITALY
    Tel: +39-6-8417422
    Email: ambacorome@gmail.com

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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    Mr. Tochi Kabuzamba Lubinga, Second Counsellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, P.O. Box 7100 Kinshasa/Gombe, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Tel: +243-98-207906, +243-85-1408989
    E-mail: kabuzambatochi@yahoo.fr
  • Dominican Republic
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Alba Maria Antonia Cabral De Pena
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Embassy of the Dominican Republic
    Via Giuseppe Pisanelli ,1
    00196 Roma
    ITALY
    E-mail: embajadadominicana@tiscali.it
    Tel: 06-45434789
  • Ethiopia
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Amb. Zenebu Tadesse Woldetsadik
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
    Via A. Vesalio, 16
    00161 Rome
    ITALY
    Tel: 064416161
    E-mail: embethrm@rdn.it

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  • Georgia
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Konstantine Surguladze, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Georgia, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 21 secondo piano, 00186 Rome, ITALY
    Tel: +39-6-45540280/1/2/3; Fax +39-6-69941942
    E-mail: rome.emb@mfa.gov.ge
  • Ghana
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    Hon. Min. Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation MESTI, P.O. Box M. 232, Ministries, Accra, GHANA 
    Tel: +233-302-666049
    Email: contact@mesti.gov.gh
  • Greece
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    Mr.Charilaos Nikokavouras, Ministry of Environment and Energy, General Directorate of Environmental Policy, Directorate of Biodiversity Protection, Soil and Waste Management Biodiversity and Protected Areas Department
    147 Patission Str, 112 51 Athens GREECE
    Tel: +30-210-8642276
    E-mail: c.nikokavouras@prv.ypeka.gr
  • Indonesia
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Ms. Esti Andayani, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
    Via Campania, 55
    00187 Rome ITALY
    Tel: 064200911
    E-mail: indorom@uni.net
  • Jamaica
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Amb. Wayne McCook, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative to the UN Office and Specialised Agencies, Permanent Mission of Jamaica
    36, Rue de Lausanne 1201 Geneva SWITZERLAND 
    Tel: +41-229080760, +41-227315780
    E-mail:  info@jamaicamission.ch

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  • Lesotho
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Lineo Irene Molise Mabusela,
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Embassy of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Via Serchio, 8 00198 Rome ITALY
    Tel: 068542419, 068542496,
    E-mail: secretary@lesothoembassyrome.it
  • Mauritania
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Mariem Aouffa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
    Via Antonio Bertoloni, 29, 3rd floor, int. 7 00197 Rome ITALY 
    Tel: 06853531530, 068557949
    E-mail: mission.mauritania@ties.itu.int
  • Nepal
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Mr. Deepak Dhital, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipoltentiary, Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Rue de la Servette, 81 1202 Geneva SWITZERLAND
    tel: +41-227-332600, 332621
    E-mail: nepalinparis@noos.fr

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  • Paraguay
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Roberto Carlos Melgarejo Palacios, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay, Via Firenze, 43 Sc.A int. 17 00184 Rome ITALY
    Tel: 064741715
    E-mail: embapar.italia@mre.gov.py
  • Philippines
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Domingo P. Nolasco, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, Viale delle Medaglie d’Oro, 112/114, 00136 Rome, ITALY 
    Tel: +39-6-39746621; Fax: +39-6-39740872
    E-mail: rome.pe@dfa.gov.ph
  • Spain
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Mr. Alfonso María Dastis Quecedo, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, The Embassy of Spain in Rome
    Palazzo Borghese Largo Fontanella Borghese, 19 00186 Rome, ITALY
    Tel: +39 06 6840401
    E-mail: emb.roma@maec.es
  • Thailand
    ICGEB Focal Point 
    H.E. Amb. Tana Weskosith, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Royal Thai Embassy in Rome
    Via Nomentana, 132 00162 Rome, ITALY
    Tel: +39-6-68622051
    E-mail: thai.em.rome@wind.it.net
  • Ukraine
    ICGEB Focal Point
    H.E. Mr. Yevhen Perelygin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Ukraine
    via Guido d’Arezzo, 9 00198 Rome, ITALY
    Tel: +39-6-68412630
    E-mail: emb_it@mfa.gov.ua

The ICGEB promotes collaborations and partnerships with non-Member countries across all world regions, including, but not limited to, Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the UK and the USA.