15.04.2014

Joint Work Day with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Within the frame of the scientific sessions held between Argentina and the EMBL, a committee integrated by renowned Argentine scientists was received by the Minister of Science, Lino Barañao.

Joint Work Day with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Standing: Cecilia Aversa, Osvaldo Daniel Uchitel, Fernando Goldbaum, Lino Barañao, Águeda Menvielle, Alberto R. Kornblihtt. Seated: Cecilia Bouzat, Adrián Gustavo Turjanski, Alberto Carlos C. Frasch, and María Isabel Colombo (from left to right).

The Ministry of Science, Technology, and Productive Innovation, through its National Directorate of International Relations, organised today at the Science and Technology Cluster a work day within the frame of the joint work with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), considered as one of the first institutes in the world specialised in genetics and molecular biology. Prior to the scientific presentations to be made on April 22nd and 23rd, the Ministry of Science, Lino Barañao, received a committee integrated by Argentine Scientists to analyse facilities and the outlines from this renowned European laboratory. Águeda Menvielle, the National Director of International Relations of the Ministry of Science also attended such meeting.

The committee was integrated by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Agency for Scientific and Technological Promotion from the Ministry of Science, Fernando Goldbaum; the senior researcher from the Institute of Physiology, Molecular Biology, and Neurosciences (IFIByNE), from the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Alberto R. Kornblihtt; Director of IFIBYNE, Osvaldo Daniel Uchitel; Executive Director of the Argentine Bioinformatics Platform, Adrián Gustavo Turjanski; main CONICET researcher for the Institute of Biochemical Research of Bahia Blanca (INIBIBB), Cecilia Bouzat; the Dean of the Biotechnology Research Institute of the National University of San Martin, Alberto Carlos C. Frasch; Deputy Director of the Institute of Histology and Embryology of Mendoza "Mario H. Burgos" (IHEM), María Isabel Colombo.

It is noteworthy that the scientific presentations will be starting on April 22nd at 2:30 P.M. and will last until the end of next day. Such presentations will be made at the YPF Foundation Auditorium, located at Macacha Güemes 515, Puerto Madero, in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires with free admission. They will be in English. For more information visit: http://www.mincyt.gob.ar/agenda/jornadas-cientificas-organizadas-por-el-laboratorio-europeo-de-biologia-molecular-embl-9905

About EMBL

The EMBL is a European non-profit organisation for basic research funded with public funds from twenty European member states, Israel and two associated member states. It promotes scientific education, cutting-edge research, innovation, and technology transfer in the broad spectrum of molecular biology, concentrating its activities in five cities: Hinxton (EBI, European Bioinformatics Institute), Grenoble (Structural Biology), Heidelberg (main laboratory), Hamburg (Structural Biology), and Monterotondo (Bioterios).

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Standing: Cecilia Aversa, Osvaldo Daniel Uchitel, Fernando Goldbaum, Lino Barañao, Águeda Menvielle, Alberto R. Kornblihtt. Seated: Cecilia Bouzat, Adrián Gustavo Turjanski, Alberto Carlos C. Frasch, and María Isabel Colombo (from left to right).

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