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This 4-day conference in the beautiful city of Olomouc will focus on plant physiology and genetics. Topics covered will include the genetics and gene editing of tomato, maize, barley and other cereal crops; plant epigenetics; morphogenetic regulatory networks; drought resistant crops; the role of arbuscular mycorrhiza in plant-microbe interactions; and environmental topics such as nitric oxide emissions from soils and treatment of micropollutants in water and wastewater. There will be many short talks by young plant biotechnologists describing their work on plant products.
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Six major topics will be covered during this 3-day meeting at the University of Newcastle, UK: Biomaterials, including functional and tuneable materials; Combatting infections, including novel drugs and delivery systems; Control of biological and biochemical processes; Tools and approaches for molecular engineering; Secure and sustainable bio-production; and Engineered biological devices for medical application.

Onsite childcare will be available for dependent children of attendees between 0 - 12 years of age.

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EFB Sweden Regional Branch Office

This meeting has a long tradition, where scientists and engineers from academia and industry meet to exchange knowledge in the field of affinity technology, molecular recognition and its application in industry for health and disease, bioprocessing and biosensing.
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Bioprocessing at a Glance

Bioprocess engineers develop and produce a multitude of products and ingredients available today. Their applications are diverse, and the products can be found in pharmaceutical, chemical, and nutrition industries. With an integrated portfolio comprising software, instruments, consumables, and services, Eppendorf can satisfy the demands of bioprocess development through production.

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EFB Polymer Biotechnology Section

The 10th European Symposium on Biopolymers will be hosted by the Technical University of Munich campus for biotechnology and sustainability and C.A.R.M.E.N. e.V. in Straubing from September 25 until 27 2019. It will reflect the newest developments in biosynthesis, (bio-)chemical modification, processing, and industrial as well as medical applications of biobased and biodegradable polymers. The scientific program will cover all aspects of biopolymers but will put a focus on the utilization of renewable resources and enabling the exchange between young, well-established researchers and innovative industry to bring novel and sustainable solutions to the market.
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EFB Journal New Biotechnology

Certain new plant breeding techniques and their marketability in the context of EU GMO legislation – recent developments

The comparatively low adoption rate of GMO products in the European Union (EU) market seems to be connected with the strictness of authorization regulations and inefficiency of the authorization process itself. These problems will apply to any product deemed to be a GMO that could potentially be marketable in the EU. Since modern methods of plant breeding involving oligonucleotide-directed mutagenesis (ODMs) or site-directed nucleases (SDNs), including Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR), are becoming ever more popular, it is crucial to establish whether the products of such new breeding techniques (NBTs), in particular those which involve precise methods of mutagenesis, are exempted from the EU legislation on GMOs or not. Legal uncertainty as to their status may result in reluctance to invest in such methods and develop them further.
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Cell culture technologies: bridging academia and industry to provide solutions for patients

We are providing an exciting setting for around 1100 participants from industry and academia which will facilitate the outstanding networking and exchange of ideas that the ESACT meetings are so famous for. The meeting will feature excellent scientific presentations, including key notes by Prof. Mathias Uhlen and Prof. Peter Zandstra, engaging and interactive poster sessions, and a social programme designed to promote interactions and networking. The program will take you through the streets, canals and gardens of Copenhagen, and expose you to sessions spanning a range of topics such as new therapeutic products and vaccines, cell engineering, cell-based technologies and therapeutics, process control and engineering, and new downstream technologies.
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Microbiology Society

The Society’s Annual Conference takes place between 8-11 April 2019. Online registrations close on 25 March - secure your place today and get access to an exciting and extensive programme of scientific sessions held over four days.
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Targeted medicine: new solutions from biotechnology

This conference will consider ground breaking research in biotechnology and the impact of future capabilities and limitations, on the drug industry. One major initiative and the central core of the conference is precision medicines - a concept that seeks to discover/design drugs that begin to allow a more individual approach to disease management.

Several themes will be explored - drugs and discovery (including disease models, gene editing, AI, biopharmaceuticals) and drug synthesis (to cover the biotechnology in small molecule drugs). Speakers from academia and companies will illustrate all these aspects - from the molecular level of proteins and DNA, through genomes and cells, to disease models and management.
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Plant Health Undergraduate Summer Studentships 2019

The Royal Society of Biology invites plant health researchers to submit proposals for one of nine available funded studentships for undergraduates to run over the summer of 2019. Funding for the scheme is provided by Defra, BSPP, N8 AgriFood and the David Colegrave Foundation. Proposed research projects must address at least one of the following themes:

Detection or control, Data & modelling, Trade, Host plants, Earth observations, High-risk pests or pathogens, Knowledge exchange, Oak health.

Closes: 26 March 2019

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Asian Congress on Biotechnology - Late poster submission until May 29 2019
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EFB Events

RPP10: a comparative view on host physiology
organised by EFB Microbial Physiology Section
24 - 27 April 2019
Crete - Greece

Plant Biotechnology: Green for Good V
organised by EFB Czech Republic RBO
10 − 13 June 2019
Olomouc - Czech Republic

PYFF7: physiology of yeast & filamentous fungi
organised by EFB Microbial Physiology Section
24 - 27 June 2019
Milan - Italy

Affinity 2019
Sponsored by EFB Sweden RBO
26 − 28 June 2019
Stockholm - Sweden

Designer Biology 2019
organised by EFB Polymer Biotechnology & EFB Bioengineering and Bioprocessing Section
31 July - 2 August 2019
Newcastle - UK

10 European Symposium on Biopolymers
Sponsored by EFB Polymer Biotechnology
25 - 27 September 2019
Straubing - Germany

European Congress on Biotechnology

organised by EFB
28 June 1 - July 2020
Maastricht - The Netherlands

EFB Member Events

Targeted medicine: new solutions from biotechnology
organised by SCI
3 April 2019
Cambridge − UK

Annual Conference 2019
organised by Microbiology Society
8 − 11 April 2019
Belfast − UK

26th ESACT Meeting
organised by ESACT
5 − 8 May 2019
Copenhagen − Denmark

Molecular Interactions
organised by SCI
23 May 2019
Cambridge − UK

New Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry
organised by SCI
20 June 2019
Cambridge − UK

Early Career Microbiologists’ Forum Summer Conference 2019
organised by Microbiology Society
20 – 21 June 2019
Dublin – Ireland

14th Asian Congress on Biotechnology − ACB
co-organised by AFOB
1 − 4 July 2019
Taipei − China

7th EUROBIOTECH Congress
co-organised by Polish Academy of Sciences
23 − 25 September 2019
Krakow − Poland

Synthetic Biology 2019
organised by Biochemical Society
9 − 10 December 2019
Warwick − UK

European Federation of Biotechnology
Parc Cientific Barcelona
Baldiri Reixac 4-8
08028 Barcelona, Spain