Thursday, 15 May 2008

International Symposium on Biotechnology in Tunis

From May 4 to 8, 2008, the city of Sfax Tunesia hosted a major international biotechnology symposium which was jointly organized by the International Biotechnology Engineering center (ICGEB), the University of Sfax and the Tunisian Union of Industry, commerce and handicrafts (UTICA). The venue is the exhibition hall of the Sfax International Fair.
The program included papers on 'biology and human health', 'biotechnology, microbes and the environment' and 'biotechnology, agriculture, food and sea products'. Other issues dealt with, will include innovative biotechnology.

The symposium which was held on the occasion of the 25 th anniversary of the Sfax Center of Biotechnology, gathered some 780 researchers, including 380 specialists from abroad, representing some 40 countries.