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Resource Added: 29 Nov 2012
Latest Update: 9 Jul 2014
Synthetic biology is defined as the deliberate design and construction of customized biological and biochemical systems to perform new or improved functions. While the field is in its infancy, it is already producing results that may have far-reaching implications in fields such as biomedicine, ...
Release Date: 7 May 2014
30 Apr 2014
The 2014 Prize is for researchers in the field of biological sciences ...
7 May 2014
IAP issued a statement on ‘Realising Global Potential in Synthetic Biology: Scientific Opportunities and Good Governance’. In the statement, IAP highlights the different areas in which researchers are currently working with synthetic biology ... Academies have explored key biosafety and other issues relating to the contribution that synthetic biology can make in tackling societal objectives such as in the areas of human health or food and energy security. The release was in parallel with a ‘World View’ published by Nature ...
27 Feb 2014
African and EU Science Academies agree on potential of Agricultural Biotechnology to meet continent’s growing food security issues ...
25 February 2014 – 26 February 2014
The Workshop will be organised as a joint collaboration by NASAC, EASAC and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina as well as the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commisison (AUC), with funding from the German Federal ...
United Nations Conference Centre
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This project will provide a unique opportunity for young Africans (below age 45) involved in or seriously interested in cell biology and regenerative Medicine. The aim is to create mentee/mentor relationships between them and distinguished scientists from India, Brazil and China. These fields ...
Topics: Biotechnology, Science Communication, Health, Young Scientists
Project Type: Workshop
Latest Update: 16 Dec 2013
21 Aug 2013
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and TWAS "Centre of Excellence for Biotechnology" are organizing a series of training courses during November-December 2013 in Beijing, China ...
Resource Added: 21 Aug 2013
Latest Update: 21 Aug 2013
29 Nov 2012
An Editorial in Science (Vol 338 16 November 2012) by Co-Chairs of the IAP/IAC Committee on Research Integrity highlights the recommendations in the Policy Report issued by IAP/IAC on Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise ... a step towards a global set of standards for ...
9 Mar 2012
TWAS has issued its 2012 Call for Applications
Postgraduate, postdoctoral, visiting scholar and advanced research fellowships available to scientists from developing countries...
17 Jan 2011
A selection of links to interviews with national scientists by IAP Member Academies