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Tentative timeframe for the activities of the Network of Laboratories for Detection and Identification of Living Modified Organisms

Tentative dates Activities
20 May – 2 June 2013 Online discussions:
  • National regulatory context and current capacity for the detection of LMOs
  • Overview of existing networks for LMOs detection and identification
20 May – ongoing Online discussion:
  • Compilation of laboratory methods for the detection and identification of LMOs
16 – 30 June 2013 Online discussions:
  • Access to DNA sequence information and reference material
  • Specificity, sensitivity and costs of established methods for detection of LMOs
14 – 28 July 2013 Online discussions:
  • Emerging techniques for the detection of LMOs
  • Challenges and progress in the detection of LMOs unintentionally released into the environment and unauthorized LMOs
25-27 November 2013 Face-to-face meeting:
  • Workshop on the detection and identification of LMOs,
    European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, Ispra, Italy
January 2014 Online discussion:
  • Discussion on technical tools and guidance to be compiled prior to the seventh meeting of the COP-MOP
30 June - 13 July 2014 Online discussion:
  • Discussion on the recommendations to the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol