7 December 2017

“Biological Resource Centers and the Portuguese Network on Culture Collections”

A Special Symposium entitled “Biological Resource Centers and the Portuguese Network on Culture Collections” organized by Nelson Lima was held at Microbiotec 17 (Universidade Católica, Porto). It included presentations from Nelson Lima “The Biological Resources Centres (BRCs): Current initiatives and Challenges”xxx”, José Paulo Sampaio “Why a National Network of Culture Collections in Portugal” and Vitor Ramos “Pan-European RIs and BRCs: the LEGE/CIIMAR's Experience”. This session was attended by more than 50 participants also included the Launch the Portuguese microBiological Resource Centre Network (Pt-mBRCN) and a general discussion on the aims and rational of this initiative followed.