Countries

The ICGEB counts 65 Members, and an additional 20 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 21 countries in Africa, 9 in the Middle East, 13 in Europe, 5 in Central America and the Caribbean, 8 in South America and 9 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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  • Ecuador
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Agustin Guillermo Albán Maldonado, Secretario de Educación Superior, Ceincia, Tecnología e Innovación, SENESCYT, Quito
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Diego Javier Inclán Luna, Director, Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad del Ecuador INABIO y Secretario Permanente de la Red Bio – Red de Investigación de Biodiversidad del Ecuador, Quito, ECUADOR
    ICGEB Affiliated Centre Email: [email protected]
  • Egypt
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Prof. Mahmoud M. Sakr, President of the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT), 101 Kasr El Ainy Street , Cairo, EGYPT ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel: +20-2-27921285/6/7; Fax: +20-2-27921270
    Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] cc:[email protected], [email protected]
  • Eritrea
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Prof. Tadesse Mehari, Hamelmalo Agricultural College, National Commission for Higher Education (Eritrea) P.O. Box 1220 Asmara, ERITREA
    Tel: +291-1-161935/38; Fax: +291-1-201538
    Email: [email protected]
  • Ethiopia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Prof. Kassahun Tesfaye
    Director-General
    Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute
    Ministry of Innovation and Technology
    Addis Ababa
    ETHIOPIA
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Tel: +251-118-619695

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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: [email protected] 
  • 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 ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel:+98-21-44787301; Fax: +98-21-44787399;
    Email: [email protected]
  • 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 Biology and Biotechnology
    University of Pavia
    Via Ferrata, 1
    27100 Pavia 
    Tel: +39-0382-985544 ; Fax: +39-0382-528496
    Email: [email protected]
  • Italy
    (Host Country) 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Principal Director, 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: [email protected]

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  • Malaysia 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor Dr. Mohd Nor Azman Hassan, Deputy Secretary General (Science), Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), Putrajaya, MALAYSIA
    ICGEB Liaison Officer Ms. Nordina Idris, Deputy Under Secretary, Strategic Technology and Application S&T Division, Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), 6th floor, Block C4, Complex C, 62662 Putrajaya, MALAYSIA
    Tel: +603-88858090, Email: [email protected]
  • Mauritius
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Mrs. Padmini Seebun, Senior Scientific Officer, National Plant Protection Office, Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Level 8 & 9 Rengananden Seeneevassen Bldg, Maillard St., Port Louis, MAURITIUS
    Tel: +230-4668960, Email: [email protected], [email protected]
  • Mexico
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Emmanuel González, Executive Secretariat CIBIOGEM, National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), México City, MEXICO
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Dr. Erica Lissette Hagman Aguilar, Director of Information and Research Outreach, Executive Secretariat, CIBIOGEM, National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), Av. San Borja No. 938, Esq. Heriberto Frías, Col. Del Valle, Del. Benito Juárez, C.P. 03100 Ciudad de México, D.F. MEXICO
    Email: [email protected]
    ICGEB Affiliated Centre
  • Montenegro
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Zoran Vratnica
    Institute of Public Health of Montenegro
    Center for Medical Microbiology
    Podgorica, MONTENEGRO
    ICGEB Liaison Officer Dr. Jelena Zindovic, University of Montenegro, Biotechnical Faculty, Mihaila Lalica 1, 81000 Podgorica, MONTENEGRO
    Tel: +382-20-268437; Mobile: 382-68255501, E-mail: [email protected]
  • 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 ICGEB Affiliated Centre Tel: +212-537-569810; Fax: +212-537-569834, E-mail: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • Nigeria
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and Liaison Officer
    Prof. Alex U. Akpa Acting Director-General / CEO, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Umar Musa Yardua Way, Former Airport Road, Lugbe PMB 518, Wuse, Abuja, NIGERIA ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel: +234-70-39863496
    E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]
  • North Macedonia (Republic of)
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and Liaison Office
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    Prof. Zivko Popov, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, bul. “Krste P. Misirkov” 2, 1000 Skopje, REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA ICGEB Affiliated Centre Tel: +389-2-3235400 E-mail: [email protected]

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  • 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: [email protected]
  • Tunisia
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Prof. Slim Tounsi, General Director, Centre of Biotechnology at Sfax, Route Sidi Mansour, Km 6, P.O. Box “1177”, 3018 Sfax, TUNISIA ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel: +216-74-875817, 87186; Fax: +216-74-875818
    Email: [email protected]
  • 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), Tunus Caddesi No. 80, 06100 Kavaklidere, Ankara
    TURKEY ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel. +90-312-2981796; Fax: +90-262-6412309
    Email: [email protected], [email protected]

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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: [email protected]
    ICGEB Liaison Officer To be confirmed
  • United Republic of Tanzania
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Prof. Mohammed Sheikh, Director of Research Coordination and Promotion, 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 ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel: +255-22-2927543/39
    Email: [email protected], [email protected]
  • Uruguay 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Sonia Rodriguez, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República, Montevideo
    ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Mrs. Graciela Guadalupe, Programa de Desarrollo de las Ciencias Basicas PEDECIBA, Ministerio de Ecudación y Cultura – Universidad de la República, Facultad de Quimica, Isidoro de Maria 1614, Edif. Anexo J.P. Saenz, 11800 Montevideo, URUGUAY ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel: +598-4184603, ext. 1612, Fax: +598 2 4137718
    Email: [email protected]
  • 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, 00197 Rome, ITALY ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel: +39-6-8079464, 8084410; Fax: +39-6-080844
    Email: [email protected]
  • Viet Nam 
    ICGEB Appointed Governor and ICGEB Liaison Officer 
    Dr. Do Nang Vinh, Co-Director, International Joint Laboratory
    Rice Functional Genomics and Plant Biotechnology, 
    Institute of Agricultural Genetics, Phan Van Dong Street, Tu Liem, Hanoi, VIET NAM ICGEB Affiliated Centre
    Tel: +84-4-7544711; Fax: +84-4-7543196 
    Email: [email protected]
  • Zimbabwe
    ICGEB Appointed Governor
    Dr. Deckster T. Savadye, Acting Chief Executive Officer, National Biotechnology Authority (NBA), Harare
    ICGEB Liaison Officer
    Miss Annah R. Takombwa, Acting Technical Affairs Manager, National Biotechnology Authority (NBA), 21 Princess Drive, Newlands, Harare, ZIMBABWE
    Tel: +263-242-782856
    Email: [email protected]

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:[email protected]
  • 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:[email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]

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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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
    Tel: +39-6-45434789

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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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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:  [email protected]

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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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]

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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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]
  • 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: [email protected]

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.