EU-LIFE welcomes the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB) as a new member
The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB) has officially joined EU-LIFE as part of the process of expansion of the alliance. The decision was ratified by the EU-LIFE Board of Directors and the IIMCB Director and is effective as of January 1, 2020.
Welcoming the decision, Professor Marta Miączyńska, Director of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, said: "IIMCB strives for constant development towards excellence in research for the benefit of society. We are honoured to join the EU-LIFE alliance sharing the same values and to speak with one voice on issues related to the European science policies, to work on improving the quality of research and to share and draw on our mutual experience." "Joining the EU-LIFE alliance will help and inspire us in an exciting phase of growth of our institution" Professor Miączyńska underlined.
The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw is a public and independent research institution, established in 1999. IIMCB is the only Polish research institute created upon an international agreement between UNESCO and the Government of the Republic of Poland (1996) and has a dedicated Parliamentary Bill (1997) that secures the Institute’s special status and independence.
IIMCB is one of the most modern research institutes in its field in Poland holding the A+ category resulting from the parametric evaluation of research entities in Poland by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The institute is recognized internationally for its research in bioinformatics, structural biology, cell biology, neurobiology and developmental genomics.
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