The International Organization for Biotechnology and Bioengineering is
calling for self-nominations of candidates to serve as national
representatives. In 2004, one national respresentative was selected.
IOBB wishes to expand this to 2 representatives for each country.
IOBB invites you to nominate yourself to represent your country as the
IOBB national representative.
Deadline : May 31, 2005
A national representative must be a resident of the country and ideally
spends more than 9 months per year in that country. The role and
responsibilities of a national respresentative are:
(a) to be the national and international point of contact in that
(b) to keep IOBB informed of national and international activities in
(c) to act as the national IOBB treasurer
(d) to organize local activities
(e) and others (when the need arises)
Internet access is a pre-requisite. You must be a regular user of email
and have the habit of regularly checking, responding and follow up on
An important and continuous task is your interaction with people and to
recruit new members. As the local treasurer, you and your co-national
rep need to provide mechanisms to receive and manage membership fees
The term of office is from June 2005 to Dec 2006.
If you are interested, please email [log in to unmask] with the
subject title: "IOBB National Representatives" and kindly provide a
brief CV or the url links to your professional profile. Please provide
more information about your experience and ability in organizing public
activities. A potential candidate would be a biologist and working
within the subject area of Biotechnology and Bioengineering which cover
a very large number and wide area of topics in the understanding of the
bioscience and the productive application of living organisms in
agriculture, industry, medicine, fisheries, environment, at home, etc,