From "The 1st Biotechnology World Congress"

"The 1st Biotechnology World Congress" (1st BWC 2012) was held in Dubai, UAE, from February 14th-15th, 2012. The conference highlighted cutting-edge advances in all major disciplines of Biotechnology. This two-day event featured recent findings from leading industrial, clinical and academic experts in the field, in the form of lectures and posters, promoting the translational nature of modern biotechnological research, with emphasis on both the basic science in industry and academia as well as its practical and clinical applications. Presentations focused on business development, strategic alliances, partnering trends, product opportunities, growth business models and strategies, licensing and pharmaceutical biotechnology, vaccines, CNS, cancer, antibodies, protein engineering, plant and environmental technologies, transgenic plant and crops, bioremediation, microbial diversity research.

Nobel Laureates and other eminent fellows in the field delivered keynote lectures at the conference. The conference plans to bring together leading biotechnologists to discuss and present the latest important developments in biotechnology and allied disciplines. The 1st BWC 2012 will also provide a forum for in-depth assessment of the challenges involved in the dynamic and fast moving fields of biotechnology.

The complete details of the conference can be viewed at

1- Prof. Ferid Murad, Nobel laureate

2- Prof. William G. Whitford, Speaker

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