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The Central de Trabajadores de Cuba (CTC) has awarded its seal on Tuesday 70 th Anniversary to leading figures in science who have hehco contributions in different sectors at national scientific development.

At the request of the National Union of the sector, CTC gave the laurel to doctors Agustin Lage Davila, director of the Center of Molecular Immunology, Luis Herrera Martinez, director of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, and Concepcion Campa Huergo, director of the Finlay Institute, among others.

To mark the twentieth anniversary of its creation, the union also encouraged other affiliates with distinction Juan Tomás Roig, for the dedicated work for over 25 years, with significant results in innovation activities, technology and environmental protection.

Also, 20 working groups were the commemorative twentieth anniversary of the union of science, for the valuable impact of their products and services in the Cuban economy.

Among the honored institutions include the International Center for Neurological Restoration, and National Institutes of Agricultural Sciences, Tropical Medicine "Pedro Kouri" and Derivatives Research Cane Sugar.

The event was attended by central survey Salvador Valdes Mesa, member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Cuba and secretary general of the CTC, Elba Rosa Pérez, Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, and Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, scientific advisor to the Council of State, among other leaders.

The organization brings together men and women of science on the Island came the March 28, 1992, to be the integrating force that fostered the introduction and generalization of scientific and technical knowledge.

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