Genetically modified organisms (GMO) testing laboratory
The mission of the laboratory is to develop the basis for monitoring and developing the legislative framework for the use and import/export of GMOs in Uzbekistan, as well as assessing the potential risks during development and use of GMOs.
-exploration the world experience in the field of legislation on GMOs and preparing the basis for developing a similar law in Uzbekistan, taking into account local conditions;
- exploration of the world experience in molecular testing of GMOs and development of a methodical guideline establishing methods for the identification of plant origin GMOs and their presence in food products;
- exploration of the world experience in the basic requirements and principles of risk assessment in the development and use of GMOs and the development of a national system for assessing the risks of genetic engineering activities based on international standards, as well as methodological guidelines that establish methods for assessing the risks of using GMOs;
- strengthening of material and personnel infrastructure;
-training of the personnel.