Date Event

October 2006
12-15 October 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Algal Biotechnology (APCAB)
Dusit Hotel Nikko

Event website:

Contact details:
Dr. Milagrosa R. Martinez-Goss
P.O. Box 169
University of the Philippines Los Baños
College, Laguna 4031, Philippines
Fax: (63-49)536-2517
Email: mgoss2003 at

Event Organizer:
Asia-Pacific Society for Applied Phycology in cooperation with the Institute of Biological Sciences-University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)

CALL FOR PAPERS deadline on 12 August 2006. Download details for papers

GRANTS (SEAFDEC Grant, Young Scientist Grant (application deadline 31 March 2006). Download details for grants
15 August
Biotechnology in the Philippines: Hopes, Dreams, and Reality
by Dr. Benigno D. Peczon
President and CEO
Biotechnology Coalition of the Philippines (BCP)

Drilon Hall, SEARCA
UPLB Campus, Los Baños

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10-14 August Life Sciences Society Computational Systems Bioinformatics Conference
Stanford, California, USA

Important Dates:
• Submission deadline: March 19, 2006
• Paper acceptance decision: May 1, 2006
• Final revised draft due to publisher: May 21, 2006

Contact details:
Email: CSB2006 at

Information about poster submissions and tutorial proposals will be posted at

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9-11 August

International Conference and Research Forum: Biotechnology: Harnessing the Potential of Biological Resources
Hotel Supreme

Contact for details:
Institute of Graduate Studies
Central Luzon State University
Munoz, Nueva Ecija, PHILIPPINES

Telefax: +63-44-456-5186
Mobile: +63-915-9039-281 or +63-919-8181937
Email: or


Event briefer
Call for Papers details & Registration Form
Initial copy of Program

9-11 August

Biotechnology Asia 2006
(3rd International Biotechnology Trade Exhibition, Conference & Awards)

Putra World Trade Centre
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Event website:

Contact details:

Mr. Zaid Karim Shaari
E-mail: zaid at
Ms. Nicole Ng
E-mail: nicole at

Ms. Adrea Samuel
Email: andrea at
Protemp Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd.
38-3, (2nd Floor) Jalan PJU 5/9,
Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara,
47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-6140 6666
Fax: 603-6140 8833

6-9 August ABIC 2006
(Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference)

Melbourne Convention Centre
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Event website:

Contact details:
ABIC 2006 Conference Managers
Tel: (61-2)9265-0700
Fax: (61-2)9267-5443
Email: ABIC2006 at
04 August
2nd UPLB Microbiology & Biotechnology Symposium

Dissection of drought responsiveness in rice using microscopy and molecular biology
Speaker: Prof. John Bennett, IRRI

SEARCA Auditorium
UPLB campus
Los Baños, Laguna, PHILIPPINES

Program & Abstracts
See also 2003 MBB Symposium Abstracts

2-7 July


Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM)
Department of Agriculture (DA)
Diliman, Quezon City, PHILIPPINES

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Contact details:
Dr. Virginia G. Novernario-Enriquez
Information Chief
Philippine Council for Advanced Science & Technology Research & Development (PCASTRD)
Tel: +63-2 837-7522 / 837-7516
Fax: +63-2 837-3168

Regional Activities:
  Ilocos Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium (ILARRDEC)
Biotechnology Seminar
7 July 2006, 9:00 AM—4:00 PM
Philippine Rice Research Insitute (PhilRice)
Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Cagayan Valley Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium (CVARRD)
Biotechnology Briefing On-the-Air

8 July 2006
8:00 AM—9:00 AM
DWPE, Tuguegarao, Cagayan Valley, Philippines

Northern Mindanao Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium (NOMCARRD)
Biotechnology Seminar

7 July 2006, 9:00 AM—4:PM
NOMIARC, Dalwangan, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, Philippines

Cotabato Agriculture and Resources Research and
Development Consortium (CARRDEC)
Seminar on Awareness and Understanding of Biotechnology

6 July 2006, 9:00 AM—12:00NN
DA-CEMIARC, Amas, Kidapawan, North
Cotabato, Philippines

Seminar on Awareness and Understanding of Biotechnology
7 July 2006, 9:00 AM—12:00NN
Kidapawan City, North
Cotabato, Philippines

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19-23 June Commercialization of Biotechnology Crops in Asia (A Training Course)
Somerset Millennium Hotel

Closing date for pre-registration is
March 31 2006.

Contact details:
Asia BioBusiness Pte. Ltd.
Fax: +65-6735-2119
Email: info at

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30-31 May Regional Conference on IPR
Pathways to Agricultural & Rural Development:Intellectual Property Rights & Implications
New World Renaissance Hotel, Makati, PHILIPPINES

Contact details:
SEARCA Research and Development Dept.
SEARCA Headquarters, U.P. Los Baños
College, Laguna 4031, Philippines
Tel: (63-49) 536-2290/3459
Email: ipr at

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10-13 May 5th Asia-Pacific Bio Technology Congress & 35th Annual Convention of the Philippine Society for Microbiology
Tagbilaran, Bohol, PHILIPPINES

Contact details:
Dr. Rosario G. Monsalud
Chair, Secretariat
BIOTECH, U.P. Los Baños
College, Laguna 4031, Philippines
Tel: (63-49) 535-2884
Email: rosegm at
4-5 May 4th Philippine National Corn Congress
Leisure Coast Resort, Dagupan City, Pangasinan, PHILIPPINES

Downloads (click icon for preferred file type):
- Registration:          Adobe PDF   |   MS Word
- Final Program:        Adobe PDF
- Pangasinan briefer: Adobe PDF   |   MS Word

Contact details:
Congress Secretariat
Tel: (63-49) 536-7162
Email: spt at
Ms. Rosalie Ellasus
4th Philippine National Corn Congress
Cellphone: (63-920)5027008
Email: rmellasus at
Mr. Ferdinand Matro
Regional Corn Coordinator
Mobile: (63-920)8768763
Mr. Butch Umengan
Philippine Corn Board
Email: butchumengan at
28 March
(4-5 PM)
Coconut Molecular Biology in the Philippines: Applications in Reverse Biotechnology
by Prof. Marni Cueno
Institute of Biological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences, UP Los Baños

Sam Arng Room, SEARCA, UPLB Campus, Los Baños, Laguna


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March thru May UPLB Short Summer Courses 2006:
University of the Philippines Los Baños
(courses offered at various venues within campus), College, Laguna, PHILIPPINES

Topics in areas of animal/dairy sciences, food science, postharvest technology, plant breeding, horticulture, crop protection, biological sciences, biotechnology,economics, agribusiness management, computer science, communication, community education, human and family development, strategic planning and policy studies, and research project management.

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Contact details:
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE)
UP Los Baños
College, Laguna, Philippines 4031
Tel: (63-49)536-5326, -2354
Fax: (63-49)536-3341
Email: ovcre at or ovcre_uplb at

UPLB Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension
17-20 January 2nd Annual Philippine Conference on Biotechnology Enterprise and Investment
Bayanihan Conference Hall
United Laboratories Corporate Headquarters
United Laboratories Inc. 66 United Street, Mandaluyong City, PHILIPPINES 1550

Event website:

Contact details:
Mark Frederick H. So
Chairman & CEO
Businessmaker Academy
Suite 1503A West Tower
Phil. Stock Exchange Bldg. (Tektite)
Exch. Rd. Ortigas Center
Pasig City, Metro Manila Philippines
Tel: (63-2)687-4445
Fax: (632) 687-3416
Mobile: (63-917) 532-2864

Event Organizers:
Hybridigm Consulting and Businessmaker Academy Educational Center

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23-28 Jan 1st SIHAY Biology Congress
UP Los Baños, Laguna, PHILIPPINES

Contact details:
Kaye Enriquez
Head, Education Committee
UP Cell Biological Society, UP Los Baños
Institute of Biological Sciences
College, Laguna 4031, Philippines
Email: sihay2006 at
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