ICGEB Annual Report 2019

In 2019, over 600 scientists representing more than 47 nationalities were on board in the ICGEB laboratories, undertaking research across five macro-areas (Infectious Diseases, Non- Communicable Diseases, Medical Biotechnology, Industrial Biotechnology, and Plant Biology and Biotechnology). In Trieste, 18 Research Groups, comprising over 170 researchers have been active in various fields of biomedical research, including projects on cardiovascular, neurodegenerative and infectious diseases, as well as in immunology and human genetics.

In New Delhi, studies performed by over 360 researchers in 26 Research Groups have focused their attention on the development of diagnostic and vaccine candidates for Malaria and Dengue, and advanced research in plant biotechnology and biofuels. In Cape Town, 3 Research Groups, comprising approximately 40 researchers have investigated parasitic diseases and the genetics of cancer development in Africa.