During the 1st Session of the Internet Conference on Integrated Biosystems
(1998) (http://home2.swipnet.se/~w-25860/icibs/), a request was made to the
ICIBS organizers (United Nations University and UNESCO Microbial Resources
Center) to investigate the possibilities of organizing an Internet
Conference on Biotechnology in Africa.
This is an invitation to all biotechnologists and scientists in the
academia (medical, agricultural, engineering, etc), as well as people in
private and public sectors to join the discussion on the feasibility, to
define scope, tasks and partnerships and to develop a plan of action. A
personal and special invitation goes to the granting agencies, foundations
as well as private persons who like to consider cash donations to the
organization of the conference.
To join, send an email to: [log in to unmask] and use the
SUB IAS-WG07 yourfirstname yourlastname
e.g. sub ias-wg07 Nduka Okafor, Nigeria
if your email address ends with .com, .org, .edu, or net; please include
the name your country (see example above)
The discussion will start from 1st August.
Please feel free to forward this invitation to other mailing lists and your
friends who might be interested to join.
Director, UNESCO Microbial Resources Centre
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