Working with communications partner STDaily, one of the major news networks in P.R. China, the work being undertaken by the Marcello Team and colleagues in Trieste in the battle against coronavirus has been published today.
In the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region in North-Eastern Italy, the first cases of COVID-19 where identified on the 1st of March, 2020. A task force to isolate and sequence the SARS-CoV-2 virus circulating in the Region was swiftly formed, to include Alessandro Marcello, Pierlanfranco D’Agaro, who heads the diagnostic reference centre, “Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Giuliano Isontina” in Trieste and Danilo Licastro, responsible for the Genome sequencing platform, AREA Science Park of Trieste.
The ICGEB is collaborating on many fronts with its partners in China, and is working with its partners in China Medical City, CMC, Taizhou, location of the ICGEB Regional Research Centre, and the China National Center for Biotechnology Development CNCBD, ICGEB Affiliated Centre in Beijing.
It is currently advertising for the position of Director, ICGEB RRC.
Measures in place at ICGEB Trieste
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