Crop Biotech Update

Symposium on 30 Years of Plant Biotechnology

August 28, 2013

VIB is organizing a scientific symposium on 12 November 2013 in Belgium to mark the 30th anniversary of the first successful introduction of foreign genes into plants. Top speakers from the public and private sector will reflect on the achievements of agrobiotechnology and share their vision on the role of modern plant sciences for a sustainable agriculture. The day after, a forum will be held to discuss how new technologies can be introduced in developing countries where small farmers need it the most.

VIB is a life sciences research institute in Flanders, Belgium that develops and disseminates a wide range of science-based information about all aspects of biotechnology.

For registration and more details visit http://www.vib.be/en/about-vib/30YearsGMO/Pages/Symposium.aspx.