The 12th ISBGMO will be held 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 will have 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 will be represented at the Symposium by Prof. M. Imdadul Hoque, Country Coordinator SABP and Prof. Zeba I. Seraj at Dhaka Univ. and Dr. Md. Khalequzzaman Chowdhury, Member-Director,Crops BARC.
GNOBB take this opportunity to wish the symposium all success and hope that resolutions adapted there will be implemented by the concerned countries forthwith.