Prof. Akbarof, Director of Bio Resources Bank and Deputy Head of the Azerbaijan Republic’s Academy of Sciences and the delegation visited Iranian Biological Resource Center’s departments on Agust 17, 1397 and got acquainted with capabilities, capacities and facilities of IBRC.
In this visiting, Dr. Shahzadeh Fazeli, the head of IBRC, initially presented explanations about the IBRC’s departments and their activities. Following that prof. Akbarof remarked that IBRC has many capabilities in various fields as plant, microorganisms and molecular biology and bioinformatic sciences. He expressed his hope that with cooperation and use of IBRC’s experiences as a model, it would be possible to strengthen the newly established sectors in the Azerbaijan’s Bio Resources Bank.
“We have also potenciesl in the case of equipments and technology that can be exploited within the framework of cooperation, prof. Akbarof said.”
It should be noted that the plant tissue culture which is commercially grown and the large collection of microorganisms and bioinformatic potencies of the molecular department, were interesting sections for visitors.
They expressed their satisfactions in familiarizing with the activities of the center in such a broad area.