27 No. 6
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||Announcements of conferences, symposia, workshops, meetings, and other upcoming activities.
Biotechnology: Milestones towards Sustainability of Human Society
12–17 October 2008, Dalian, China
The 13th International Biotechnology Symposium (IBS) will be held from 12–17 October 2008 in Dalian, China. As one of the most influential events in biotechnology, IBS is held every four years on a different continent. The 13th IBS is expected to offer a unique opportunity to review the milestones in updated biotechnology, and more significantly, to discuss the biotechnology frontiers and their potential contribution to global sustainability by conquering the various challenges ahead of us. The theme of this symposium is “Biotechnology: Milestones towards Sustainability of Human Society.” The following eight technical sessions will be included: I) Molecular, Cellular, and Genetic Tools; II) Systems Biology; III) Tissue Engineering and Cell Culture Engineering; IV) Advances in Biotechnology Application in Health Care; V) Industrial Biotechnology; VI) Marine Biotechnology and Natural Products Bioprocessing; VII) Environmental Biotechnology; and VIII) Bio-Safety, Bio-Security, and Bio-economy.
Under the auspices of IUPAC, the Chinese Society of Biotechnology, and other academic organizations, this symposium will be co-hosted by Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Dalian University of Technology. A call for papers will be available in October 2006.
Contact: Profs. F.W. Bai <[email protected]>, W. Zhang <[email protected]>, or J.J. Zhong <[email protected]>.
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