RSG-Funding program

Thanks to an allocation of funds from the ISCB, the Student Council is providing funding support to selected proposals for events or initiatives from RSGs.There are 3 deadline-based calls throughout the year inviting proposals from RSGs to organise events at their local regions of operation.

11 proposals have been submitted in first call of 2016 out of which 9 events have been funded.The second call is underway.

Spotlight RSGs

Two RSGs are selected as “Spotlight RSG of the year” based on the previous year’s performance.The leaders of these RSGs will be rewarded with a complimentary ISCB membership for a one-year period and they will also receive certificates of appreciation from the ISCB.Last year,RSG-North Africa and RSG-Turkey were awarded as “Spotlight RSGs of the year 2015”.

RSG Leader’s Fellowship for developing nations

2 RSG Leaders from developing countries are awarded fellowship of max 1000 USD to attend ISMB, the major annual meeting of ISCB.

ISCB Community Board

RSGs are encouraged to have public community conversations on community.iscbsc.org.

Upcoming Events


Student Council Symposium 2018
Directly preceding ISMB 2018
6 July 2018
Chicago, USA

European Student Council Symposium 2018
Directly preceding ECCB 2018
8 September 2018
Athens, Greece

Latin American Student Council Symposium 2018
Directly preceding ISCB LA 2018
6 November 2018
Viña del Mar, Chile

Recent tweets

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