ICGEB-NASSL biotechnology 2018

 

ICGEB-NASSL “South Asian Biotechnology Conference 2018 - SABC 2018”

28-30 March, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Organising Committee: Prof. Vijaya Kumar, Dr Azeez M Mubarak, Prof. Nadira Karunaweera (Coordinator), Dr Lasith Gunawardana

Partner Organisations: National Science Foundation (NSF)- Sri Lanka, University of Colombo (UoC)- Sri Lanka, South Asian University (SAU)-New Delhi, India
 
Requests for information directly to: SABC2018gmail.com
 
Deadline for receipt of applications by local organiser: 31 December 2017
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN - deadline extended 
http://www.icgeb.org/course-application-srilanka-2018.html
 

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organiser directly.

The theme of SABC 2018 “Biotechnology: Role in Regional Development” underlines the need to develop biotechnology based products both for the market and for the public good in South Asia. The meeting aims to propote such initiatives through transfer of knowledge and publicising best practices in the region.

Topics

Genomics, synthetic biology, bioethics, biotechnology policy, IPR, big data, industry

Participants

Researchers in area of biotechnology with potential to contribute to development. Students and junior researchers are encouraged to participate. The conference will have a poster session.

Funding

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Participants are expected to cover their own costs for the conference. A limited number of grants covering registration fees and accommodation (twin shared) will be available for a selected number of students/junior scientists who are nationals of ICGEB Member States. Partial support for travel would be available from the organisers for a limited number of students.

Deadline

ICGEB grants: submit your application on-line at http://www.icgeb.org/course-application-srilanka-2018.html by 31 December 2017 - deadline extended
Early-Bird Registrations: 20 January 2018
Abstract submission: 10 January 2018

Meeting website

http://sabc2018.org/#

 

Preliminary programme

Download the Poster here

 

Meetings&CoursesUnit 20/12/2017