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ICGEB Call for Masters Felllowships in GM Risk Assessment

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is offering five biosafety fellowships for one-year Masters Fellowships in GM Crop Risk Assessment (Managing the Environment). The fellowships are geared to strengthen the ability of developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa to address biosafety issues in modern biotechnology.

The course will be offered by the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, UK starting September 26, 2011.

Fellowship application forms can be downloaded from http://www.icgeb.org/biosafety/MScFellowships.html


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