Agrigenomics World Congress

Venue: Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: Sep 29, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 30, 2008
Early Registration Date: Aug 03, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 27, 2008
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The inaugural AgriGenomics World Congress will be held in Amsterdam.

Recently there has been great interest in genetically engineering plants to optimize yields and their use in biofuels. So, now is a good time for scientists, business people, bio-ethists and patent experts from around the globe to come together and catch up with state of the art practice in this fast expanding field.

Agenda topics may include:
- Gene silencing in plant species
- Genomics of plant development
- Applications of microarrays and bioinformatics
- Plant cytogenetics
- Growth optimization for food and biofuels
- Developments in the biotechnology of sugar cane, cereal crops etc.