About

The South Asia Biosafety Conference (SABC) is the preeminent regional gathering of scientists, regulators and other stakeholders who are interested in biotechnology applications for sustainable development, environmental risk assessment, and biosafety regulation in South Asia.  In 2017, the conference was held at the Taj West End in Bangalore, India from September 11-13, 2017.  Under the auspices of the South Asia Biosafety Program, SABC was co-organized by the Agriculture & Food Systems Institute and Biotechnology Consortium India Ltd, with cooperation from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Government of India) and other regional partners.

Agenda
Poster Session
Key Dates
Social Media
Past SABCs

Congratulations to 1st Place
Poster Winner Sundaresha Siddappa!

Congratulations to Sundaresha Siddappa for his poster Transgenic Potato Conferring Field Resistance to Late Blight Difficulties in Generating Food Safety Data of Pure RB Protein winning first prize and receiving a two year membership for the International Society of Biosafety Research, a USD $500 cash prize, and an award certificate.

Congratulations to Michael Chhandama
for winning 2nd Place in the Poster Competition!

Congratulations to second place winner, Michael Chhandama for his poster on Estimation of Lipid Content from Stress Induced Microalgae for Biodiesel Production. He received a two year membership for the International Society of Biosafety Research, a USD $200 cash prize, and an award certificate.

Speakers

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Appunu
Dr. C. Appunu

ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute - SABC 2017 Speaker: Bansal, M.
Dr. Manju Bansal

Indian Institute of Science, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Das
Dr. Alok Das

ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Dattaroy
Dr. Tomal Dattaroy

Reliance Industries Limited, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Mr. Dorji
Mr. Jambay Dorji

Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority, Bhutan

ILSI Research Foundaiton Dr. Germida
Dr. James Germida

University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Islam
Dr. Aparna Islam

BRAC University, Bangladesh

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Dr. Bhavanath Jha

Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Shashi Kumar
Dr. Shashi Kumar

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Kumar
Dr. Atul Kumar Johri

Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Lin
Dr. HsiangChun Lin

International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Mayfield
Dr. Stephen Mayfield

University of California, San Diego, United States

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Nambiar-Veetil
Dr. Mathish Nambiar-Veetil

Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute - SABC 2017 Speaker: Padaria, J. C.
Dr. Jasdeep Chatrath Padaria

National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Parnell
Dr. Jacob Parnell

Novozymes BioAg, United States

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute SABC Dr. Pathirana
Ms. Surani Pathirana

Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Sri Lanka

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Radha
Dr. Jayashree Radha

Rubber Research Institute of India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Gowda
P.H. Ramanjini Gowda

University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Roberts
Dr. Andrew Roberts

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute, United States

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Sharma
Dr. Shilpa Sharma

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute Dr. Strabala
Dr. Timothy Strabala

Environmental Protection Authority, New Zealand

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Dr. John Teem

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute, United States

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Dr. Yuichiro Tsuchiya

Nagoya University, Japan

Veluthambi, K.
Dr. K. Veluthambi

Madurai Kamaraj University, India

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