Iran National Workshop

BINASIA-Iran National Workshop

8-9 November 2005
Tehran, Iran

Organized by
National Institute for Genentic Engineering and Biotechnology
Tehran, Iran,
Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology
New Delhi, India
and
Korea Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology
Daejon, Korea

Programme

8 November 2005
Session I
Inauguration
Chairman:
Dr. Mousavi
Co-Chairman:
Dr. Elaheh Elahi
09.00 – 09.30 hrs.
Registration
09.30 – 09.45 hrs.
Welcome address and An overview of development of Biotechnology in Iran
Dr. Abbass Lotfi
Director, National Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, NIGEB

PDF document

10.00 – 10.30 hrs.
Introduction to APCTT and the Workshop
Mr. N. Srinivasan Co-ordinator, BINASIA, APCTT
PDF document
10.30 – 11.00 hrs.
Think Globally, Act Regionally-Thailand's Biotechnology Experiences
Dr. Namchai Chewawiwat,
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand
PDF document
11.00 – 11.45 hrs.
Coffee/Tea break
Session II
Bioethics and biotechnology
Chairman:
Mr. N. Srinivasan
Co-Chairman:
Dr. Zarrin Minuchehr
11.15 – 11.45 hrs.
Government policies and initiatives for the development
and promotion of biotechnology
Dr. Ganbat, Dr.Delegmee, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Word Document
11.45 – 12.15 hrs.
Bioethics and Biotechnology
Dr. Parvin Shariati
NIGEB
12.15 – 12.30 hrs.
Discussion
12.30 – 14.00 hrs.
Lunch
Session III

Biotechnology development: opportunities and challenges

Chairman:
Dr. Mohammad Hossein Sanati
Co-Chairman:
Dr. Namchai Chewawiwat
14.00 – 14.30 hrs.
Agricultural Biotechnology in Iran
Dr. Amir Mousavi,NIGEB

PDF document

14.30 – 14.50 hrs.
Technology transfer in Iran
Dr. Bijan Bambaei
NIGEB
PDF document
14.50 – 15.10 hrs.
Boinformatics and Biotechnology
Dr. Zarrin Minuchehr
NIGEB

PDF document

15.10 – 15.30 hrs.
Industrial Biotechnology
Dr. Abbas Shojaosadati
Tarbiat Modares

PDF document

15.30 – 16.00 hrs.
Human Genome Diversity in Developing Countries
Dr. Elaheh Elahi, NIGEB

PDF document

16.00 – 16.30 hrs.
Coffee/Tea break
16.30 – 17.00 hrs.
Role of BINASIA in international cooperation
Role of BINASIA in international cooperation
Mr. N. Srinivasan, BINASIA Co-ordinator, APCTT
17.00 – 18.00 hrs.
Discussions
9 November 2005
Session IV

Technology Transfer and Innovation Management

Chairman:
Mr. Srinivasan
Co-Chairman:
Dr. Elaheh Elahi
9.00 – 9.30 hrs.
Role of Government in Technology Transfer
Dr. Alireza Ghorbanali Allahyari
Deputy Minister of Technology
PDF document
9.30 – 10.00 hrs.
Marine Biotechnology Development in Iran
Dr. Nasrin Moazami
Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (I.R.O.S.T)
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10.00 – 10.30 hrs.
Technology transfer – (IT)
Dr. Mohammad Hossein Shafazand
Powerpoint Presentation
10.30 – 11 .00 hrs.
Nanobiotechnology
Dr. Mohsen Jahanshahi
University of Mazandaran
PDF document
11.00 – 11.30 hrs.
Coffee/Tea break
11.30 – 12.00 hrs.
Innovation - key to competitiveness
Mr. N. Srinivasan, BINASIA Co-ordinator, APCTT
Powerpoint Presentation
12.00 – 13.00 hrs.
Discussion
13.00 – 14.30 hrs.
Lunch
14.30 hrs.
Field visit to NIGEB