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International biosafety course

Holistic Foundations for Assessment and Regulation of Genetic Engineering and Genetically Modified Organisms is a theoretical and hands-on course for NGO/Civil Society Leaders, Senior Scientists, Policy Makers and Regulators from Developing Countries. This 2-week course is a mix of lectures, group discussions, casework and practical laboratory sessions. 40 participants from ODA-countries are given full sponsorship. In addition there are 20 places available for participants with sponsorships from other sources.

Regional courses

Our regional courses is organized in close collaboration with international partners:

•Bogor (Indonesia), 2006

•Lima (Peru), 2007

•Bloemfontein (Sør-Afrika), 2009

•Florianopolis (Brasil), 2010

•Hyderabad (India), 2011

•Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), 2012

•Penang (Malaysia), 2012

•Florianopolis (Brasil), 2013

•Chisinau (Moldova), 2014

•Montevideo (Uruguay), 2014

•Potchefstroom (South Africa), 2015

•Bogor (Indonesia), 2016

Master module in biosafety (web-based course)

GenØk and the University of Tromsø offered a masters module in biosafety in the spring of 2008. We hope to offer this again in the future when we have renewed the funding for the course.