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    Capacity building in Life Sciences (draft 32 C/5)
    In the life sciences, UNESCO’s efforts will focus on the development of institutional capacity and infrastructure by providing catalytic support to international centres, national institutions and UNESCO Chairs in the life sciences and biotechnologies.. 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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    American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

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    Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS)

    Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)

    International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)

    International Cell Research Organization(ICRO)

    International Union for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB)

    International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS)

     

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