"About 2,000 people from all over the world are attending this event" said Dr. Seyed Javad Mowla at the opening of the 16th National Congress and the 4th International Congress of Genetics GC2020, which was held semi-present/semi-virtual on August 19.
The scientific secretary of the International Congress of Genetics stated: Italy is holding this congress simultaneously with our country with the presence of two thousand researchers, professors and scholars from all over the world." He added: "About 1,500 articles will be presented during 40 days in various fields of genetics."
The International Congress of Genetics is being held jointly and simultaneously in Italy with the presence of the Italian Cellular-Molecular association's dean, Valeria Polly (professor of the University of Turin) who also attended the Iranian Congress virtually. Exaltation of Ali Asghar Alemi and awarding him with the National Genetics Award was one of the congress programs. The award was given to him for his social impact in scientific field, philanthropic and humanitarian affairs and the endowment of properties.