French biosafety council seeks specialists
The French official biosafety body, the High Council of Biotechnologies (HCB), is calling for nominations to its scientific committee. It is looking to appoint seven specialists in various disciplines to the committee with a maximum membership strength of 40. The term of office would be from the date of appointment until the “forthcoming renewal” of the HCB on April 30th 2014. The Council was appointed in June 2009 and comprises of committees in two areas: scientific; and economic, ethical and social matters ( Agrow No 570, p 12). Applications are to be sent electronically to the Secretariat of the HCB by April 4th 2011.