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XII Intl. Symposium on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisma

XII Intl. Symposium on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisma

The 12th ISBGMO was held successfully Sept. 17-20, ’12 at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri. The Center was established with a view to improving the Human Condition through Plant Science. The Symposium organized the following 13 sections:

  • New approaches in genetic engineering,
  •  Genetically engineered animals and insects,
  • Biotech and climatic change,
  • Biotech for developing countries;
  •  Transferring data for risk assessment across environments;
  •  GE crops and agriculture sustainability;
  • Post market monitoring;
  • Defining protection goals for risk assessment;
  • Defining the receiving environment;
  • Understanding environmental fate;
  • Key discussions under Cartagena protocol on biosafety;
  • Effective capacity building for biotech regulation and
  • others

Bangladesh was represented at the Symposium by Prof. M. Imdadul Hoque, Country Director SABP, Prof. Zeba I. Seraj, Dept. Biochemistry & Mol. Biol.  Dhaka University and Dr. Khalequzzaman Chowdhury, Crop Director BARC. GNOBB take this opportunity to congratulate them on their helpful contributions and hope that resolutions adopted there will be implemented by the concerned country.

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