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The 7th AFOB Regional Symposium 2016: Research and Application

On January 29, AFOB Regional Symposium, an annual event of the Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) with the theme on Asian Biotechnology: Research and Application, was held at the Green hotel in Hue City.



Attendees were Mr. Phan Ngoc Tho – Vice Chairman of Thua Thien Hue provincial People’s Committee; Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Quang Linh, Dr. Truong Quy Tung – Vice President of Hue University; representatives from Board of Science – Technology & Environment, Board of International Relations, Hue University; Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien – Rector of Hue University of Sciences, representatives from units under HUSC, Prof. Ho Nam Chang – Chairman of the Asian Federation of Biotechnology.

Participating in the symposium, there was the presence of more than 250 delegates including scientists, lecturers, PhD students from universities, institutes, companies in Vietnam and abroad such as Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Mongolia, India, etc. Also presence was representatives of departments, organizations in the localities (Thua Thien Hue, Quang Tri, Quang Binh, Da Nang, Quang Nam..)

The symposium is aimed at presenting and discussing the recent advanced research results among scientists in Vietnam and other countries under AFOB’s partnership such as Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Mongolia and India. With the recent challenges in the field of biotechnology, the symposium focused on themes on Agricultural and Food Biotechnology, Applied Microbiology, Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology, Biocatalysis and Protein Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology. Besides, it was an opportunity to publish the high quality manuscripts in a special issue of Journal of Biotechnology (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology).

At the symposium, 50 oral reports were delivered in the sessions and over 100 poster presentations were showed. The symposium and relating activities were taken place from January 28 to January 30, 2016.

Some photos at the symposium:

Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien gave the souvenir gift to Prof. Ho Nam Chang,Chairman of the Asian Federation of Biotechnology

Prof. Ho Nam Chang, Chairman of the Asian Federation of Biotechnology gave the souvenir gift to Prof. Nguyen Hoang Loc.


Souvenir photo

 Phan Thị Như Ý  02-02-2016 Print

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