Panamanian Delegation visits ICGEB

A delegation headed by H.E. Ana María de León de Alba, Ambassador of Panama in Italy met with the ICGEB Director-General. 

H.E. Ana María de León de Alba, Ambassador of Panama in Italy together with Dr. Jagannatha K. Rao, Director, Indicasat AIP,  Dr. Carmenza Spadafora, ICGEB Appointed Governor and Liaison Officer for Panama, Dr. Rolando Gittens, Indicasat Aip and Dr. Roberto Bermúdez, Commerce and Tourism Attaché of the Embassy of Panama in Italy visited ICGEB today to finalise arrangements for the ICGEB Regional Research Centre in Panama.

The delegation held meetings with Prof. Mauro Giacca, ICGEB Director-General and a delegation comprising senior scientific personnel, the Chief of External Relations, Fundraising, Technology Transfer and Innovation and Communications and Outreach.

It is expected that the ICGEB Regional Research Centre RRC in Panama will be launched with the official signing of the Agreement for its establishment in January 2019.

On the occasion of the visit, Dr. Rao, Director of Indicasat gave a seminar presentation on DNA dynamics in neurodegenerative disorders. Dr. Rao and Dr. Gittens are in Trieste to receive awards from TWAS.