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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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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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Silvie Dufuour

Name: Silvie Dufuour Country: France Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Research Director, Borea Research Unit, Biology of Aquactic Organisms and Ecosystems. Conference: Impact of gene duplications and losses on teleost neuroendocrine systems.

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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-Escárate

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-1β 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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Larry Riley

Name: Larry Riley Country: USA Simposium: Acuatic biotechnology Academic title: Associate professor, California State University Conference: Negative effects of acute stress and cortisol on food intake in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus

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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 & Karelia Cosme

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(Español) Forma de pago

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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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        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 “BIOTECHNOLOGY HAVANA 2017. Agricultural Biotechnology in the XXI Century”, 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

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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 RodrĂ­guez

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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

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BIOTECHNOLOGY HAVANA 2017. Agricultural Biotechnology in the XXI Century          From December 3rd to 6th. Venue: Convention Center “Plaza America”, 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