Dr Roger Hellens at AusFoodtech
Chair of the committee drawing up the programme for ABIC 2012, Dr Roger
Hellens, will be speaking on future foods at AusFoodtech being held in
Adelaide as part of Australia’s annual biotechnology conference. Dr
Hellens, who is Science Group Leader, Genomics, at Plant & Food
Research, will discuss advances in whole genome sequencing technologies
that will enable targeted breeding programmes of safe, sustainable
foods with characteristics consumers want.
says ideas generated at AusFoodtech can feed into discussion at ABIC
2012 about challenges facing a world with a growing population, food
security issues and pressure on the environment.
Ausbiotech press release
Ausbiotech speaker program
|NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Bugs’ revolutionise sustainable farming practices
a passion for bacteria and sustainable farming, Liz Russell, managing
director of Envirosystems UK, will speak about new ways of reusing farm
effluents, at the world’s most important Agricultural Biotech
meeting, ABIC 2012 on Sept 2- 6, in Rotorua next month.
partner with agbio leaders to drive growth through science
Federation of Māori Authorities says supporting the world’s top
agricultural biotechnology conference being held in Rotorua in
September is an opportunity to connect its members with the best minds
in the business.
Release, 19th June 2012
breadth and depth of New Zealand’s approach to sustainability and its
ability to collaborate are reflected in the programme announced for the
world’s top agricultural biotechnology conference taking place in
Rotorua in September.
Release, 13th Mar 2012
players in the global explosion of discoveries and interest in
technologies that will fast track the development of affordable
bio-based products, including bio fuels, will be in New Zealand this
year for ABIC 2012.