Molecular Biology Summer School held in Kotor

By , 11 Sep 2019, 15:19 PM Lifestyle
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The Ministry of Science of Montenegro, in cooperation with EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratories) and the Institute of Marine Biology (University of Montenegro), organized a summer school in the field of molecular biology from 9 to 11 September.

"The regional school was organized in Montenegro for the first time and was intended for students of biological, medical and biotechnical sciences. In addition to students from Montenegro, students from Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia participated in the school. The idea is that this school becomes a tradition and every year we have the opportunity to enable a number of students to become acquainted with one of the new fields of molecular biology. Dr. Detleu Arendt, leader of one of the EMBL research groups at Heidelberg, dealing with the exploration of simple marine organisms and the cells they are made of. The attendees were addressed by Dr. Mirko Djurovic, Director of the Institute of Marine Biology in Kotor, and all participants were welcomed by Mr. Djurdjina Bulatovic on behalf of the Ministry of Science of Montenegro," as said by the Ministry.

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Illustration (Photo: Ministry of Science)

The theme of this year's school is "Single cell sequencing" and was an ideal opportunity for students to become acquainted with state-of-the-art molecular biology research techniques.

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Participats of the school (Photo: Ministry of Science)

"In addition to lectures and practical work in the laboratory, students also had the opportunity to learn about the methods of sample collection in the Bay of Boka, which were demonstrated to them by a team of experts from the organization EMBL  (European Molecular Biology Laboratory), which represents a significant success in the field of internationalization of scientific research,
 the Ministry said.

Text by Vijesti online, on September 11th, 2019, read more at Vijesti

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