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Dr. Mario Pablo Estrada García. Comité Organizador P. O. Box. 6162, Habana 10600, Cuba Teléfono (537) 2504223 Fax (537) 2731779 E-mail: bh2017@cigb.edu.cu Web: http://bh2017.cigb.edu.cu

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Dr. Dimitris Beis

Name: Dimitris Beis Country: Greece Simposium: Preclinical Research and Animal Models Academic title: Principal Investigator  Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens Developmental Biology Clinical, Experimental Surgery, & Translational Research Center. Conference: Zebrafish models of Human Disease.

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Dr. Miguel Allende

Name: Miguel Allende Country: Chile Simposium: Aquatic biotechnology Academic title: Director Center  for Genome Regulation, Universidad de Chile. Conference: Molecular Mechanisms of the inflammatory response to tissue damage and infection in the zebrafish.

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Dra. Beatríz Xoconostle-Cázares

Name: Beatr√≠z Xoconostle-C√°zares Country: Mexico Simposium: Interacciones planta-pat√≥geno Academic title: Departamento de Biotecnolog√≠a y Bioingenier√≠a, Centro de Investigaci√≥n y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Polit√©cnico Nacional, M√©xico. Conference: ‚ÄúMexican approach to cope with Citrus greening using modern biotechnology tools‚ÄĚ.

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Dr. Mikhail Pooggin

Name:¬†Mikhail Pooggin Country: France Simposium: Plant-pathogen interactions Academic title: INRA, UMR BGPI, Montpellier, France. Conference: ‚ÄúSmall RNA-omics for virome reconstruction and antiviral defense characterization in mixed infections of cultivated solanaceous plants‚ÄĚ.

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Matthew Paul

Name: Matthew Paul Country: UK Simposium: Aplicaciones de la biotecnología para el mejoramiento de plantas y el uso como biorreactores. Académic title: Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ. Plant Scientist; Molecular Physiologist; Plant Biochemist. Matthew is currently focused on a central mechanism that regulates sucrose allocation in plants.

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Dr. Ainhoa Martinez-Medina

Name: Ainhoa Martinez-Medina Country: Germany Simposium: Bioproducts for agricultura. Regulatory affairs and Agrobusiness Academic title: Project Group Leader Molecular Interaction Ecology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig. Conference:

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Dr. Helen Crooke

Name: Helen Crooke Country: UK Simposium: Modern biotechnology for animal health Academic title:Head of Pestivirus research, Animal and Plant Health Agency Conference: Modulation of cellular responses to classical swine fever nanoparticulate vaccines formulated with pathogen associated molecular patterns.

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Dr. Emerio Serrano Ramírez

Name: Dr. Emerio Serrano Ramírez Country: OIE Simposium: Modern biotechnology for animal health Academic title: Representante Subregional de la OIE para Centro América Conference: Las Normas de la OIE y su Evolución con los Avances de la Biotecnología.

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Dr. Lawrence Carbone

Name: Dr. Lawrence Carbone Country: EE.UU Simposium: Preclinical Research and Animal Models Academic title: DVM, PhD, DACAW, DACLAM. Director: UCSF Animal Care/Use Program.  Senior Veterinarian: LARC. Univ. of California San Francisco. Conference: Pain Recognition in Laboratory Animals

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Dr. Enrique Pérez Cruz

Name: Dr. Enrique Pérez Cruz Country: Cuba Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Departamento de Investigación-Desarrallo, Centro de Ingeniería Genética y Biotecnología (CIGB) Sancti Spíritus. Conference: Technological alternatives in the enzymatic synthesis of fructooligosaccharides.

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Dr. Lázaro Hernández García

Name: Dr. Lázaro Hernández García Country: Cuba Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Grupo Tecnología de Enzimas, Centro de Ingeniería Genética y Biotecnología (CIGB) Habana. Conference: Recombinant production of enzymes for application in the sugar and food industries.

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Dr. Lorena Amaya

Name: Dr. Lorena Amaya Country: Mexico Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Centro de Investigaci√≥n y Asistencia en Tecnolog√≠a y Dise√Īo del Estado de Jalisco (CIATEJ), Unidad de Biotecnolog√≠a Industrial. Conference: Bioenergy in Mexico: Challenges and opportunities for lignocellulosic enzymes technology.

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Dr. Agustín López Munguia

Name: Dr. Agustín López Munguia Country: Mexico Simposium: Tecnología de enzimas Academic title: Instituto de Biotecnología, UNAM, Cuernavaca, Morelos. Conference: Bacillus subtilis Levansucrase in the synthesis of levan-type fructooligosaccharides.

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Dr. Sandrine Morel

Name: Dr. Sandrine Morel Country: France Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA Toulouse) / Laboratoire d’Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés (LISBP). Conference: Enzymatic glycosylation of flavonoids.

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Dr. Moemy Gomes de Moraes

Name: Dr. Moemy Gomes de Moraes Country: Brazil Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Departamento de Bot√Ęnica, Universidade Federal de Goi√°s. Conference: Fructan exohydrolase in underground organs of Chresta exsucca, a native species from the Brazilian Cerrado.

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Prof. Ronald de Vries

Name: Prof. Ronald de Vries Country: The Netherlands Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Fungal Physiology, CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences(KNAW) Fungal Molecular Physiology, Utrecht University. Conference: Fungal systems for the production of enzymes with biotech applications.

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Prof. Adrian Tsang

Name: Prof. Adrian Tsang Country: Canada Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Department of Biology, Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics  Concordia University.

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Prof. Ebru Toksoy Oner

Name: Prof. Ebru Toksoy Oner Country: Turey Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Marmara University Department of Bioengineering Istanbul – Turkey. Conference: Fructosyltransferases of the Saline World.

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Dr. Frank Jacob

Name: Dr. Frank Jacob Country: Germany Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Lehrstuhl f√ľr Technische Mikrobiologie, Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen. Conference: Enzymatic tailoring of high molecular weight levan.

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Dr. Javier P. Arrizon Gavi√Īo

Name: Dr. Javier P. Arrizon Gavi√Īo Country: Mexico Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Centro de Investigaci√≥n y Asistencia en Tecnolog√≠a y Dise√Īo del Estado de Jalisco (CIATEJ), Unidad de Biotecnolog√≠a Industrial. Conference: Enzymatic acylation of fructans.

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Dr. June K. Simpson Williamson

Name: Dr. June K. Simpson Williamson Country: Mexico Simposium: Enzyme technoloy Academic title: Department of Plant Genetic Engineering, CINVESTAV Irapuato, Guanajuato. Conference: Localization of fructans and starch in Agave tequilana suggests different roles for each.

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Prof. Wim van den Ende

Name: Prof. Wim van den Ende Country: Belgium Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Laboratory of Molecular Plant Biology, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, KU Leuven. Conference: Structure-function relationships in plant GH32 enzymes.

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Prof. Juan Manuel Lema Rodicio

Name: Prof. Juan Manuel Lema Rodicio Country: Spain Simposium: Enzyme technology Academico title: Group of Environmental Biotechnology Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Conference: Enzymatic bioreactors for biodegradation of micropollutants.

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Prof. Sjef Smeekens

Name: Prof. Sjef Smeekens Country: The Netherlands Simposium: Enzyme technology Academic title: Molecular Plant Physiology, Utrecht University. Conference: Sucrose regulated protein translation and the control of plant metabolism and growth.

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Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez

Name: Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez Country: EE.UU Simposium: Interacciones planta-patógeno Academic title: Professor of Entomology, University of Idaho, USA

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Jorge Lozano-Juste

Name: Jorge Lozano-Juste Country: Spain Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors Academic title:  Profesor del Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP-CSIC)

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Qiang “Shawn” Chen

Name: Qiang “Shawn” Chen Country: EE.UU Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors Academic title:¬† Professor at School of Life Sciences, The Biodesign Institute 1001 S. McAllister Avenue, Arizona State University

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Francisco Arag√£o

Name: Francisco Arag√£o Country: Brazil Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors. Academic title:¬† Profesor en Biolog√≠a Molecular de la Empresa Brasile√Īa de Investigaci√≥n Agropecuaria (Embrapa).

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Jean Jacques Drevon

Name: Jean Jacques Drevon Country: France Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors. Academic title:  Professor at  Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA, Montpeller)

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Robert M. Stupar

Name: Robert M. Stupar Country: USA Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors. Academic title:  Professor at Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota

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Marcel Proveniers

Name: Marcel Proveniers Country: The Netherlands Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors. Academic title:  Professor at Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University

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Freddy Altpeter

Name: Freddy Altpeter Country: USA Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors. Academico title: Professor at Agronomy Department, University of Florida.

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Wayne Allen Parrott

Name: Wayne Allen Parrott Country: USA Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors. Academic title: Professor at Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, & Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics University of Georgia.

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Henry Daniell

Name: Henry Daniell Country: USA Simposium: Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors. Academic title: Professor at Department of Biochemistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.  

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Finn-Arne Weltzien

Name: Finn-Arne Weltzien Country: Norway Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Professor of Physiology, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Conference: Pending title.

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Oriol Sunyer

Name: Oriol Sunyer Country: USA Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Professor, Immunology/Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Conference: Pending title.

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Hidehiro Kondo

Name: Hidehiro Kondo Country: Japan Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Associate professor of Laboratory of Genome Science, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology. Conference: Application of gene expression profiling in vaccine developments.

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Steven Roberts

Name: Steven Roberts Country: USA Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Kenneth K. Chew Endowed Professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. Conference: Epigenetic mechanisms in marine invertebrates: perspectives and applications.

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Cristian Gallardo-Esc√°rate

Name: Cristian Gallardo-Escárate Country: Chile Simposium: Acuatic bitechnology Academic title: Deputy Director  Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research , University of Concepción , Concepción ·   Departamento de Oceanografía. Conference: Looking into the darkness: the emerging role of non-coding RNAs in the immune response of Atlantic salmon.

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Daniel R Barreda

Name: Daniel R Barreda Country: Canada Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta. Conference: Multi-parametric evaluation of host-pathogen interactions during the acute inflammatory response of bony fish.

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Brian Dixon

Name: Brian Dixon Country: Canada Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Professor, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo; Canada Research Chair in Fish and Environmental Immunology. Conference: Developing Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss IL-2 and IL-1ő≤ Quantitative ELISA and ELISpot assays.

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Christopher Secombes

Name: Christopher Secombes Country: UK Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Regius Chair of Natural History, Head of the Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen. Conference: Progress with understanding the trout-PKD interaction: host immunity and parasite gene expression.

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Thorsten Nurnberger

Name: Thorsten Nurnberger Country: Germany Simposium: Plant-pathogen interactions Academic title: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Nuernberger, University of Tuebingen, ZMBP – Plant Biochemistry Confernce: “Identification and characterization of two novel plant immune receptors, RLP23 and RLP as tools to enhance immunity to microbial infection in crops”.

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Preclinical Research and Animal Models

The symposium will address issues related to the development of biotechnological products under pre-clinical regulatory elements and the application of 3 Rs, animal welfare, environmental enrichment, non-invasive monitoring techniques and animal model development. Coordinator: Jorge Castro Velazco & Pedro Puente confirmed speakers

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Aquatic biotechnology

In this symposium the latest results in the study of control and manipulation of growth and the immune system in aquatic organisms as tools for aquaculture will be presented. The results related to immune stimulants, adjuvants and vaccines for fish are also included. Additionally, there will be conferences dedicated to genomics as tool for studying

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fellowships

        Description: ICGEB www.icgeb.org¬†grants will be available for selected participants who are ICGEB Member State nationals http://www.icgeb.org/member-states.html with preference being given to students and junior scientists residing outside of Cuba. Fellowship¬†includes Registration fees for Course and BH2017 Congress for¬†selected students, accommodation at four star hotels all inclusive (5 nights) in double room

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Commercial Exhibit

The Organizing Committee of Biotechnology Havana 2017 has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the Commercial Exhibit of materials, reagent, equipment and products related to biotechnology, which will take place in 2014 as part of the International Congress ‚ÄúBIOTECHNOLOGY HAVANA 2017. Agricultural Biotechnology in the XXI Century‚ÄĚ, from December 3rd to 6th. We

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Bioproducts for agricultura

Bioproducts for agricultura. Regulatory affairs and Agrobusiness Present and future uses of Agro-Bioproducts. Problems and potentialities. Development, production, formulation and quality assurance of Agro-Bioproducts. Molecular bases of the mode of action of Agro-Bioproducts. Impact of new Agro-Bioproducts. Ecological, legal and economic aspects of Agro-Bioproducts. Regulatory affairs of biological products for farming use. Coordinator: Rolando Morán &

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Biotechnology applications for plant improvements and its use as Bioreactors

This symposium will present the most recent results in the field of transgenic plants highlighting the methods of producing such organisms and the practical applications. Topics involved resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses, as well as the use of plant as bioreactors will be considered. Aspects regarding regulatory and public perception of transgenic plants will

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Enzyme Technology

The symposium is focused on enzymes and enzyme products with Biotech applications. Main topics are: Native and recombinant enzymes, Enzyme assays, Structure-function relationship, Enzyme engineering and Directed evolution, Biocatalysis and Bioprocess, Biocatalysts and Bioreactors. Coordinator: Lázaro Hernández & Enrique Pérez confirmed speakers

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Plant-pathogen interactions

This symposium is focused on new strategies to overcome plant diseases. Huanglongbing in citrus: tools for its management. The control of geminivirus diseases by RNA silencing. The studies on plant-bacteria and plant-virus interactions among others, will be a matter of discussions. Coordinators: Alejandro Fuentes & Meilyn Rodríguez confirmed speakers

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Modern biotechnology for animal health

This symposium will be devoted to the applications of modern biotechnology for the animal health. We will discuss about veterinary vaccines and different platforms for their production, parasitology and veterinary diagnostic systems, also pre-clinical and clinical trials and regulatory drug registration for veterinary products. Coordinator: Alina Rodríguez & Maricela Suárez confirmed speakers

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BIOTECHNOLOGY HAVANA 2017

BIOTECHNOLOGY HAVANA 2017. Agricultural Biotechnology in the XXI Century¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬† From December 3rd to 6th. Venue: Convention Center ‚ÄúPlaza America‚ÄĚ, Varadero ORGANIZED BY: Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Havana, Cuba Pre-Congress Course from December 2nd to 3rd devoted to Genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9 Technology. Application to Plan Breeding.   PRE-CONGRESS COURSE Genome editing using

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Organized by the Center of Engineering and Biotechnology