Dr. Lawrence Banks, ICGEB Director-General is in ICGEB Member State Argentina from 27-28 March, 2023.
Visiting Buenos Aires this week, the Director-General visited the I+D+i Laboratory of Industrial Biotechnology at the Argentina National Institute for Industrial Technology (INTI). Guests included Lic. Daniel Filmus, Argentinian Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation.
Dr. Syed Shams Yazdani, Head of the Microbial Engineering Group, ICGEB New Delhi was also in attendance, together with Dr. Sandra Marcela Mayol, President of INTI and Lic. Karina Pombo, ICGEB Appointed Governor for Argentina and National Director for the Promotion of Scientific Policy. Ms. Raffaella Agosti, PA to the Director-General is part of the delegation.
Dr. Banks and Dr. Yazdani are also participating in the joint International Seminar at INTI on 28 March 2023, together with Dr. Vittorio Venturi, ICGEB Scientific Coordinator and Head of the Bacteriology Lab (joining online), with local scientists, on Applications of Industrial Biotechnology in the fields of biofuels, bioenergy and promotion of of plant growth.