NEW MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT: THE STEINHARDT MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
CETAF is delighted to welcome a brand-new member to the consortium, and with it, a new member country.
At the CETAF General Meeting in Madrid (October 18-19, 2016), the constituents of the membership have approved the accession of The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History (SMNH), Israel National Center for Biodiversity Studies to the CETAF consortium as the 60th member institution from the 21st member country. Tamar Dayan will be representing SMNH at CETAF level.
Being the first Israeli member of CETAF, the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv is the outcome of 4 university projects coming together in one natural history institution as part of Tel Aviv University. SMNH is a National Research Infrastructure with collections containing more than 5 million specimens from terrestrial, aquatic, and marine life in the region that are used by scientific researchers, graduate students and professionals from Israel and abroad.