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||Announcements of conferences, symposia, workshops, meetings, and other upcoming activities.
The 15th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition, which is held every four years on a different continent, is recognized as the premier international conference in the rapidly growing field of biotechnology. The mission of the IBS is to promote R&D in all aspects of basic and applied biotechnology. The history of IBS dates back to 1960. For the first time, the IBS will be held in Korea, the fastest growing economy in the world.
Our society is facing unprecedented challenges including resources shortage, environmental deterioration, biodiversity loss, and economic and social imbalances. The overall theme of IBS 2012 is “Innovative Biotechnology for a Green World and beyond.” Nine topic areas covering all aspects of biotechnology will be covered: 1) Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2) Medical Biotechnology, 3) Agricultural and Food Biotechnology, 4) Bioenergy & Biorefinery, 5) Environmental Biotechnology, 6) Applied Microbiology, 7) Process Biotechnology, 8) Biosensors and Nanobiotechnology, and 9) Biosafety, Bioeconomy, Bioploicy, Bioeducation, Bioethics.
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