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Networks & scientific collaborations

Networks & scientific collaborations

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Andy Lowe of the Roslin Institute visited us in November 2019 to present this work on pigs BAC banks.
The kick-off of the H2020 SCALA-MEDI project gathered the 17 European partners for the launch of this project whose objective is the Improvement of the sustainability and quality of sheep and poultry productions by the enhancement of the adaptation potential of local breeds in the MEDIterranean area. The development of animal biobanks supported by CRB-Anim is included in the project with a deliverable on the status of collections and a proposal for networking biobanks between the 3 North African countries.
During the 25th World Poultry Congress in Beijing, Elisabeth Blesbois met Lin Jiang, head of a Chinese project similar to CRB-Anim (http://www.cdad-is.org.cn) with whom a collaboration is envisaged.
From September 16 to 19, a fruitful meeting was held at the USDA Fort Collins site for discussions with the US National Cryobank team on methodologies for the conservation of poultry reproductive cells.

Modification date: 05 October 2023 | Publication date: 14 August 2020 | By: CRB-Anim