VI ICGEB Workshop on Human RNA Viruses held in China

ICGEB has organised the 6th ICGEB Workshop on Human RNA Viruses at Fudan University, Shanghai, from 26-28 October 2018.

The meeting was attended by the Chair, Prof. Yu-Mei Wen, Prof. Jian Wu, Secretary General of the Workshop and Prof. Xun Sun vice Dean of Fudan University Shanghai Medical College. Alessandro Marcello, Course Organiser from ICGEB Trieste presented the activities of the Centre and introduced the ICGEB In-China initiative for the establishment of an International Fellowship Programme for postgraduate research in China dedicated to scientists from ICGEB Member States.

 He also introduced the forthcoming ICGEB Regional Research Centre RRC in Taizhou.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 early 2019.

Among the Workshop speakers was Dr. Navin Khanna from ICGEB New Delhi responsible for the Recombinant Gene Products Group. ICGEB Alumnus Cui Sheng was also present, making this a Workshop fusion of the best from ICGEB. Former Workshops in this series have been held in Costa Rica (2016), Turkey (2014) and Argentina (2012).