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8th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium

The Gateway Center, SUNY-ESF

May 19-20, 2016

This symposium fosters the exchange of ideas among industry representatives and scientists, academics, students, and other professionals interested in biotechnology; and works to develop synergies and relationships that further advance the field. It has a history of convening the region’s most promising and innovative biotechnology companies and experts, both as speakers and participants, and promises to be the largest and most exciting yet.

Keynote Speakers

Lois Beaver, Former Director at the US Food and Drug Administration, will discuss the science, legal and economic issues surrounding biosimilar production & marketing. Lois has had a multi-decade career at the US FDA, where she worked with various international organizations including WHO, International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) and APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) Life Sciences Innovation Forum.

Bill Powell, Professor & Director, Council on Biotechnology in Forestry, will talk about reviving the American Chestnut and the public perception of biotechnology.

2016 Concurrent Session topics:

  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Bioenergy and Biofuels
  • Forest Biotechnology
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Biotechnology & Health
  • Fermentation: The Original Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology Accelerators
  • Food Biotechnology

 

The NYS Biotechnology Symposium is hosted by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

Conference Mission

The mission of the Biotechnology Symposium is to bring together industry representatives and scientists, academics and students, and other professionals interested in biotechnology in order to develop synergies and relationships that further advance the field.

Abstracts

Abstracts are no longer being accepted for platform and poster presentations for the 8th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium.

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