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    THE UNESCO-ASM MIRCEN Travel Awards - by ASM, UNESCO
    The UNESCO-ASM Travel Awards are given to provide the opportunity for promising young investigators throughout the world to travel to another country or a distant site to obtain expertise in a method, procedure, or specific topic. More

    The UNESCO/Biotechnology Action Council (BAC) Programme - by UNESCO
    BAC was launched in 1989 and charged with the development of R&D capabilities, both regional and national and especially in developing countries, in biotechnology More

    UNESCO Microbial Resources Centres (MIRCENS) Network - by UNESCO
    MIRCENS sre academic/research institutes which cooperate with government bodies to form a network of microbiological research and biotechnological applications for the benefit of mankind. More


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    MIRCEN HIGHLIGHTS - by IUMS and UNESCO
    World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology More


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    To be or not to be: History of UNESCO’s biological and microbiological programmes - by Franck Dufour, Julia Hasler, Lucy Hoareau
    Microbial culture collection, Microbial Resource Centres (MIRCENs), Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of), 2004©UNESCO.gif2006 -"Omnis cellula a cellula’, the biologist Rudolph Virchow stated in 1855.‘All cells arise from cells.’ It is an idea that expresses how biology is, in a sense, the most basic of the basic sciences. Biology is the very science of existence. And it has been at the core of UNESCO’s science activities since the Organization was created sixty years ago." More

    UNESCO takes Mini-laboratories and Microscience to the Middle East - by Maria Liouliou
    Teachers learn to use micro_scale material during Beirut workshop 2006.gifOctober-December 2007 -For a decade now, UNESCO has been introducing the methodology for microscience into the education systems of both developed and developing countries. One of UNESCO’s key partners in this endeavour is the RADMASTE Centre, Witwatersrand University, South Africa. Training workshops in microscience have been organized in some 84 countries and recently, UNESCO has turned its attention to the Middle East. More


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    Institut Pasteur/UNESCO Medal
    The Medal was created in 1995 to be awarded in recognition of outstanding research contributing to a beneficial impact on human health..
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    2006 - To be or not to be: History of UNESCO’s biological and microbiological programmes - Franck Dufour, Julia Hasler, Lucy Hoareau
    Microbial culture collection, Microbial Resource Centres (MIRCENs), Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of), 2004©UNESCO.gif"Omnis cellula a cellula’, the biologist Rudolph Virchow stated in 1855.‘All cells arise from cells.’ It is an idea that expresses how biology is, in a sense, the most basic of the basic sciences. Biology is the very science of existence. And it has been at the core of UNESCO’s science activities since the Organization was created sixty years ago."More


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    A science education succes: UNESCO’s Global Microscience Programme
    Nearly a decade after the Global Microscience Programme was launched by UNESCO and the International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) in 1996, the microscience approach has been introduced into 72 countries, many of them in Africa. >> More

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