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Biotechnology

Biotechnology
Editors: Horst Werner Doelle  MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia
Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Biotechnology
J. Stefan Rokem, Deptartment of Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

1 Fundamentals in Biotechnology
Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia
Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Microbial Cell Culture
Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Algal Cell Culture
Peter A. Thompson, School of Aquaculture, University of Tasmania, Australia

Plant Cell Culture
Mary Bridget Taylor, South Pacific Commission, Fiji

Mammalian Cell Culture
Christopher P. Marquis, Department of Biotechnology, University of New South Wales, Australia

Cell Thermodynamics and Energy Metabolism
Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Basic Strategies of Cell Metabolism
Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

The Importance of Microbial Culture Collections and Gene Banks in Biotechnology
Lourdes M. Mahilum-Tapay, Philippine National Collection of Microorganisms, National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of the Philippines, Los Banos, College , Philippines

Biosafety in Biotechnology
Bernadette Van Vaerenbergh, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium
Suzy Renckens, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium
Ellen Van Haver, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium
William Moens, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Institute of Public Health, Belgium
Didier Breyer, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium
Jean-Marc Collard, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Social Affairs, Public Health and Environment, Belgium
Myriam Sneyers, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium

Bioinformatics
Bojana Boh, International Centre for Chemical Studies, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Role of MIRCENs
N. Magdoub, MIRCEN, Egypt
Mamadou Gueye, MIRCEN, Senegal

2 Methods in Biotechnology
David Alexander Mitchell, Departamento de Solos, Setor de Ciências Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Adriana Contin, Departamento de Farmacia, Setor de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil

Instrumentation and Control of Bioprocesses
Eduardo E. Agosin Trumper, Department of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, School of Engineering, Campus San Joaquin, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
Ricardo Perez-Correa, Department of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, School of Engineering, Campus San Joaquin, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Chemical Methods Applied to Biotechnology
Jose Domingos Fontana, Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil
Nadia Krieger, CEPESQ - Department of Chemistry , Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil
Luiz Pereira Ramos, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil

Physical Methods Applied to Biotechnology
Nadia Krieger, CEPESQ - Department of Chemistry , Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil
Jose Domingos Fontana, Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil
Luiz Pereira Ramos, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil

Mathematical Modeling in Biotechnology
David Alexander Mitchell, Departamento de Solos, Setor de Ciências Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Joan Mata-Alvarez, Biotechnology Group, Department Chemical Engineering, Facultat de Quimica, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Biosensors
Enrique Galindo, Institute of Biotechnology, National University of Mexico, México

Computers in Biotechnology
Jaime A. Moreno, National University of Mexico,

Molecular Biotechnology : Application in Livestock System
Ala Lew, Emerging Technologies, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries -QLD and Centre for Comparative Genomics, - WA, Australia

Molecular Biotechnology - Application in Plant Systems
Ralf Dietzgen, DPI, Australia

Molecular Biotechnology - Discovery of Proteins and Peptides for Sustainable Development
Lene Lange, Novozymes, USA

3 Methods in Gene Engineering
Chanan Angsuthanasombat, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Mahidol University, Thailand

Genetic Manipulation of Bacteria
Christopher Morton Thomas, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Genetic Engineering of Fungal Cells
Margo Moore, , Canada

Genetic Engineering of Algal Species
Anna Godhe, Marine Botany, Marine Ecology, Göteborg University, Sweden
Ann-Sofi Rehnstam-Holm, Clinical Bacteriology, G'teborg University, Sweden

Genetic Engineering of Plants
Jennifer Ann Thomson, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Genetic Engineering of Mammalian Cells
Hugo H. Montaldo, Departamento de Genetica y Bioestadistica, Cub. 3220, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), México

Protein Engineering
Donn N. Rubingh, Corporate Research Division, The Procter & Gamble Company, USA
Robert A. Grayling, Corporate Research Division, The Procter & Gamble Company, USA

Health and Gene Sciences
Yongyuth Yuthavong, National Science & Technology Development Agency, Thailand

GMO-Technology and Malnutrition
Ingo Potrykus, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland

New opportunities revealed by biotechnological Exploration of Extremophiles
Anna-Louise Reysenbach, Department of Biology, Portland State University, USA
Mircea Podar, ,

The Challenges of Genetic Information
Lisa Austin, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada
Trudo Lemmens, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada

Genetics and Genomics
Gerald A. Tuskan, ,

4 Bioprocess Engineering - Bioprocess Analysis through Calorimetry and Biothermodynamics
Thomas Maskow, Department of Environmental Microbiology (UMB), UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany
Richard B. Kemp, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, UK

Bioreactor Types
Marin Berovic, Department of Chemical, Biochemical & Ecology Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Upstream Processing - Sterilization in Bioprocess Technology
Marin Berovic, Department of Chemical, Biochemical & Ecology Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Downstream Processing of Proteins Using Foam Fractionation
Liping Du, Department of Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, USA
Robert Tanner, Department of Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, USA
Cesar Santana, School of Engineering, Department of Biotechnological Processes, State University of Campinas, Brazil

Process Optimization Strategies for Biotechnology Products: From Discovery to Production
Max Kennedy, Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand
Donal Krouse, Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand
Sarah Reader, Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand
Simon Hinkley, Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand

Microbial Dynamic Transformation
Enric Pico-Marco, Dept. Control Eng. & Automation (DISA), Technical University of Valencia (UPV), Spain
Jose Luis Navarro, Dept Control ENg. & Automation (DISA),Technical University of Valencia (UPV), Spain
Jesus Pico-Marco, Institute for Industrial Computing and Control Systems(AI2),Technical University of Valencia (UPV), Spain
Jose Manuel Bruno-Barcena, Dept of Microbiology and Bio-manufacturing Training and Education Center(BTEC), North Carolina State University, USA

Biotransformations
Hiltrud Lenke, , Germany
Andreas Schmid, Institute of Biotechnology, ETH Zuerich, Switzerland

5 Industrial Biotechnology
Faustino A. Sineriz, Institute of Microbiology, University of Tucuman, Argentina
Jose Manuel Bruno-Barcena, Dept of Microbiology and Bio-manufacturing Training and Education Center(BTEC), North Carolina State University, USA

Enzyme Production
Rajni Hatti-Kaul, Department of Biotechnology, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Sweden

Production of Alcoholic Beverages
Nduka Okafor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Production of Organic Acids
Fernando Sanchez-Riera, Bio-Technical Resources, USA

Production of Antibiotics
Santiago Gutierrez, Area of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Leon, Spain
Francisco Javier Casqueiro, Area of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Leon, Spain
Juan Francisco Martin, Area of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Leon, Spain

Bioplastic and Biopolymer Production
Ian W. Sutherland, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK

Production of Biosurfactants
Faustino A. Sineriz, Institute of Microbiology, University of Tucuman, Argentina
Rolf K. Hommel, CellTechnologie Leipzig, Germany
Hans-Peter Kleber, Institute of Biochemistry, University of Leipzig, Germany

Industrial Recombinant Protein Production
Francisco Kuri-Brena, Probiomed S.A. de C.V., México
Octavio T. Ramirez, Department of Bioengineering, Biotechnology Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico, México
Laura A. Palomares, Department of Bioengineering, Biotechnology Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico, México

Biopesticide Production
Nasrine Moazami, Biotechnology Center, Iranian Research Organization for Science & Technology [IROST], Iran

Secondary Products from Plant Tissue Cultures
James C. Linden, Departments of Microbiology ,Immunology and Pathology and of Chemical and biological Engineering, Colorado State University, USA

Industrial Mycology
Stefan Rokem, Dept. of Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Biobutanol
David Woods, , South Africa

The Industrial Use of Enzymes
Michele Vitolo, , Brazil

Production of Heterologous Hydrolysis Enzymes within Crop Biomass for Bioethanol
Mariam Stickle, , USA
Callista Ransom, , USA

6 Special Biotechnology Processes and Products
John Anthony Buswell, Institute of Edible Fungi,Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Bio-Refineries-Concept for Sustainability and Human Development
Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia
Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Nutriceuticals from Mushrooms
John Anthony Buswell, Institute of Edible Fungi,Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Shu-Ting Chang, Department of Biology and Centre for International Services to Mushroom Biotechnology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Australia

Mushroom Production
Shu-Ting Chang, Department of Biology and Centre for International Services to Mushroom Biotechnology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong??, Australia

Pharmaceuticals from Algae
Michael A. Borowitzka, Algae Research Group, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, Australia

Biodiesel
Ariel Louwrier, Abgenes, UK

Natural Food Colorants
Philippe J. Blanc, Laboratoire Biotechnologies-Bioprocedes (UMR-CNRS 5504), INSA, France

Production of Alcohol for Fuel and Organic Solvent
Armands Vigants, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Latvia, Latvia
Martins Bekers, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Latvia, Latvia

Biotechnological Applications of Acetic Acid Bacteria in Food Production
Peter Raspor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenija
Dusan Goranvic, ,

Lignocellulose Biorefinery
Thomas Reginald Preston, University of Tropical Agriculture, Royal University of Agriculture, Cambodia

Thermochemical Conversions
Tom Miles, ,

Integrated Thermo Biorefinery
Michael Theroux, ,

The Next Generation of Biofuels - A New Approach to the Production of Biofuels
Sammy Mayfield Pierce, EnerGenetics International, Inc., USA

Technology and Economics of Fuel Ethanol Production from Sugarcane
Patil Sanjay, ,

Plant Genome Mapping and Strategy
Andrew Patterson, ,

Plant Feedstock Genomics
German Spangenberg, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Plant Sciences and Biotechnology, La Trobe University, Australia

Biomass Feedstocks
Aynan Demirbas, Sila Science, University Mah, Turkey

Improving Cellulosic Biomass Refining
Henry R. Bungay, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Biohydrogen as Biofuel
Peter Hallenbeck, ,

Biofixation for CO2 for Biofuel using Microalgae
J. Bennemann, ,

7 Agricultural Biotechnology
James H.P. Kahindi, United States International University, Kenya
Nancy K. Karanja, Nairobi Microbiological Resources Centre, Departments of Soil Science and Botany, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Fermented Foods and Their Processing
Nduka Okafor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Essentials of Nitrogen Fixation Biotechnology
James H.P. Kahindi, United States International University, Kenya
Nancy K. Karanja, Nairobi Microbiological Resources Centre, Departments of Soil Science and Botany, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Crop Protection through Pest-Resistant Genes
Stanley Freeman, Department of Plant Pathology, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Israel
Agnes W. Mwang'ombe, Department of Crop Science, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Composting Agricultural and Industrial Wastes
Graham J. Manderson, Institute of Technology and Engineering, Massey University, New Zealand

Silage for Animal Feed
Leendert't Mannetje, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Transgenic Plants
Kathleen Laura Hefferon, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University, USA

Transgenic Technologies for Animals as Bioreactors
Xiangzhong (Jerry) Yang, Department of Animal Science and Center for Regenerative Biology, University of Connecticut, USA
Bin Wang, Nexia Biotechnologies, Inc., Canada

Plant Breeding and Molecular Farming
Philip A. Davies, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Australia

Biotechnology and Agrobiodiversity
Bert Visser, Plant Research International, Centre for Genetic Resources the Netherlands, The Netherlands
Jan-Peter Nap, Plant Research International, The Netherlands

The Economics of Agrobiotechnology
Justus Wesseler, , The Netherlands

Conventional Plant Breeding for Higher Yields and Pest Resistance
Raoul A. Robinson, , Canada
Roberto Garcia-Espinosa, Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agricolas, México

Transgenic Vegetable Crops for Managing Insect Pests and Fungal and Viral Diseases
Zamir K. Punja, Dept. of Biological Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Farmers and Plant Genetic Resources
Jacqueline A. Ashby, Rural Innovation, CIAT, USA
Louise Sperling, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Italy
Nadine Saad, CGIAR Systemwide Program on Participatory Research and Gender Analysis for Technology Development and Institutional Innovation, Canada

The Public-Private Debate in Agriculture Biotechnology and the IPR regime: Challenges for the Developing Countries
Sachin Chaturvedi, RIS, India

8 Marine Biotechnology
Indrani Karunasagar, UNESCO MIRCEN for Marine Biotechnology, Department of Fishery Microbiology, College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Molecular Aspects of Steroid Action in marine fishes
G.E. Dressing, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA
C.W. Tubbs, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA
A.N. Evans, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA
T.P. Barry, Aquaculture Program Laboratory,University of Wisconsin, USA
S.L. Applebaum, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA
A.H. Berg, ,
Brian S. Nunez, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Marine Microbial Enzymes
S. Rajeev Kumar, Microbial Technology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India
M. Chandrasekaran, Microbial Technology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India

Biotechnological tools in fish health Management
Indrani Karunasagar, UNESCO MIRCEN for Marine Biotechnology, Department of Fishery Microbiology, College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Molecular Tools for Improving Seafood Safety
Iddya Karunasagar, Department of Fishery Microbiology, College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Marine Natural Products Biotechnology
Russell T. Hill, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland, Biotechnology Institute, USA

Molecular Tools for the Study of Marine Microbial Diversity
Linda Karen Medlin, Department of Biological Oceanography, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Reseach, Germany
Rene Groben, CEH Lancaster,Lake Ecosystem Group,Lancaster Environment Center, United Kingdom
Klaus-Ulrich Valentin, Department of Biological Oceanography, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Reseach, Germany

Bioremediation in the Marine Environment
Iddya Karunasagar, Department of Fishery Microbiology, College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Biotechnology of Archaea
Costanzo Bertoldo, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Institute of Technical Microbiology, Germany
Garabed Antranikian, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Institute of Technical Microbiology, Germany

Viable But NonCulturable Bacteria in the Marine Environment and the Biotechnological Tools to Detect Them
Rita R. Colwell, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute and Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA

9 Environmental Biotechnology - Socio-Economic Strategies for Sustainability
Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia
Poonsuk Prasertsan, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Recycling Livestock Excreta in Integrated Farming Systems
Thomas Reginald Preston, University of Tropical Agriculture, Royal University of Agriculture, Cambodia

Recycling of Agro-Industrial Wastes Through Cleaner Technology
Suteera Prasertsan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Aran H-Kittikun, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Poonsuk Prasertsan, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Urban Rooftop Microfarms
Geoffrey Eric Wilson, Urban Agriculture Online, Australia

Biomass and Organic Waste Conversion to Food, Feed, Fuel, Fertilizer, Energy and Commodity Products
Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Health and Environmental Aspects of Recycled Water
John G. Atherton, , Australia

Microorganisms as Catalysts for the Decontamination of Ecosystems and Detoxification of Organic Chemicals
Roland H. Muller, Department of Environmental Microbiology, UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig-Halle, Germany
Wolfgang Babel, Department of Environmental Microbiology, UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig-Halle, Germany

Biohydrometallurgy
Fernando Acevedo, School of Biochemical Engineering, Catholic University of Valparafso, Chile

Biodegradation of Xenobiotics
Susanne Fetzner, Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster, Germany

Sustainable Aquaculture: Concept or Practice
William A. Wurts, Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program, University of Kentucky Research & Education Center,
USA


Biogas as Renewable Energy from Organic Waste
Amrit B. Karki, Yahoda Sustainable Development (P) Ltd, Nepal

Biodiversity: The Impact of Biotechnology
Richard Braun, , Switzerland
Klaus Ammann, Botanischer Garten der Universitat Bern, Switzerland

Biotechnology in the Environment: Potential Effects on Biodiversity
Anna R. Hope, English Nature, UK
Brian R. Johnson, English Nature, UK

Bioremediation: an Overview
Maurizio Vidali, dipartimento di chimica Inorganica, Metallorganica, e Analitica, Universita di Padova Via Loredan, Italy

Microbial Resource Management: The Road to Go for Environmental Biotechnology
K. Heylen, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium
L. Wittebolle, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium
T. van de Wiele, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium
Willy Verstraete, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMET], Ghent University, Belgium
N. Boon, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium
B. Vanparys, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium
P. De Vos, Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, Belgium

Microbial Systems and the Space Flight Environment
David Klaus, University of Colorado, BioServe Space Technologies, USA

Appropriate and Inappropriate Biotechnology
E.R. Orskov, ,

Phycoremediation and Phytoremediation for the sustainable use of water
Eugenia J. Olguin, Instituto de Ecologia , Mexico

10 Medical Biotechnology - Fundamentals
Bindu Dey, , India

Biotechnology and Health care needs.
Partizia.J. Kazan, ,
Brian.S. Baigrie, ,

Bio-Cultural Diversity and Medicine
Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France
Pier Giovanni d'Ayala, ,
K. Murukesan, Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Micronesia-FSM, Federated States of Micronesia,

Medical Microbiology
A. Whitelaw, ,
L.M. Steyn, ,
S. Oliver, ,

Blood: The Essence of Humanity
Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France
Shilpa Mehta, Hematology Laboratory, India
Sunil J. Parekh, Hematology Laboratory, India

Compulsory Licensing for Public Health
Geertrui Van Overwalle, ,
Esther Van Zimmeren, ,

Medical Virology
Gifty Immanuel, ,

Clinical Microbiology
Phyllis Della-Latta, ,

Medical Mycology
Stephen Davis, Mycology Unit,Microbiology Dept.,Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia

Lysine Biosynthesis in Bacteria: An unchartered pathway for Novel Antibiotica Design
Matthew Perugini, ,

The Importance of Protein Research in Pathology
C. Gulmann, ,

Basic Concepts of Medical Biochemistry
Marek Dominiczak

Basic Concepts of Veterinary Microbiology
Rajandra Singh

Basic Concepts of Immunology
Charles Penn

Basic Concepts of Parasitology
Rick Speare

Public Health and Medical Biotechnology
D.Mack

Biotechnological Drugs
Nikolai Danchev

Infectious Diseases
Sean Nasr

11 Medical Biotechnology-Modern Development
Li Yang Hsu, Department of Medicine,National University Hospital, Singapore
Felicia Su Wei Teo, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore
Tan Min Chin, department of Hematology and Oncology,National University Hospital, Singapore

Bioinformatics on Post Genomic Era-> From Genomes to Systems Biology
Mauno Vihinen, Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Finland

Gene Therapy
Mikko Laukkanen, A.I.Virtanen Institute, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Kuopio, Finland
Pauliina Lehtolainen, Department of Molecular Medicine, A.I.Virtanen Institute, University of Kuopio, Finland

Gene Therapy
Seppo Yia-herttuala, A.I.Virtanen Institute, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Kuopio, Finland

Tissue Engineering: Advances in Organ Replacement
Lisa Riccalton-Banks, RegenTec Ltd, UK
Kevin Shakesheff, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK
Andrew Lewis, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK

The Nanostructure of the Nervous System and the Impact of Nanotechnology on Neuroscience
Gabriel A. Silva, Dept of Bioengineering and Ophthalmology and Neurosciences Program, University of California, California

TP53 Gene and P53 Protein as Targets in Cancer Management and therapy
Pierre Hainaut, Molecular Carcinogenesis Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, WHO, France
Daniela Maurici, Molecular Carcinogenesis Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, WHO, France

Plant-Made Vaccines- The Past, Present and Future
Amanda M. Walsmley, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Australia
Dwayne D. Kirk, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Australia

Transgenic Mice in Immunobiology
Harri Alenius, Laboratory of Immunotoxicology, Department of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland

Nanomedicine and Medical Nanorobotics
Robert A. Freitas, Institute for Molecular Manufacturing, USA

Role of Xenobiotic Metabolism in Drug Discovery and Development
Paivi Taavitsainen, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Oulu, Finland
Rristo Juvonen, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Kuopio, Finland
Paavo Honkakoski, Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Kuopio, Finland
Hannu Raunio, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Kuopio, Finland
Olavi Pelkonen, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Oulu, Finland

From Gene to Clinical Product: An Overview of GMP Requirements Associated to the Development of New Biotherapeutics, in a Multiprocess/Multiproduct Facility
Alex Bollen, Applied Genetics, University of Brussels, Belgium
Jean-Francois Pollet, Henogen sa, Belgium

The Impact of Patents on Medical Biotechnology
Dianne Nicol, University of Tasmania, Australia
Jane Nielsen, Center for Law and Genetics, University of Tasmania, Australia

Metaphores in Medicine: Sacred Garden or Divine Machine ?
Gena Fleming, ,

Human Genetic Data Banks: From Consent to Commercialization - An Overview of Current Concerns and Coundrums
Lori Luther, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto,
Trudo Lemmens, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada

Robot Applications for Biopharma and Diagnostics
Robert D. Quinn, ,

Modern conception of Health Science
Partizia.J. Kazan, ,
Brian.S. Baigrie, ,

The Status of the Extracorporal Embryo [Stem Cells]
H. Nys, Department of Public Health, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Brant Hansen, Department of Public Health, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven

Bio-Ontologies
Olivier Bodenreiter, ,
R. Stevens, ,

Bioterrorism by Biotechnology-Implications for Clinical Medicine
Gifty Immanuel, ,

Human Pappilomavirus-meditated transformation of the anogenital tract
Peter J.F. Snijders, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Antoinette A.T.P. Brink, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Jilian De Wilde, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Saskia M. Wilting, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Renske D.M. Steenbergen, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Chris J.L.M. Meijer, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands

12 Social, Educational and Political Aspects of Biotechnology - An Overview and an Appraisal of Biotechnology in a Changing World
Colin Ratledge, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Hull, UK

Some Social, Educational and Political Aspects of Biotechnology
Ian A. Pownall, Scarborough Centre for Business and Leisure Management (SCBLM), Hull University, UK

Public Policy Responses to Biotechnology
Philipp Aerni, Center for International Development, Harvard University, USA
Peter Rieder, Department of Agricultural Economics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Inventions, Patents and Morality
Darryl R. Johnson Macer, Unesco, Thailand

The Regulation of Genetically Modified Food
Sue Mayer, Gene Watch UK, UK

Biotechnology Education
Gustavo Viniegra-Gonzalez, Departemento de Biotecnologia, Division de Ciencias Biologicas y de la Salud, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana - Iztapalapa, México

Biotechnology in Rural Area
Li Kangmin, Asian Pacific Regional Research and Training Center for Integrated Fish Farming, China

Art Biotechnology and the Culture of Peace
Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Why Genetic Modification Arouses Concerns: Social, Cultural and Political Impacts
Richard Braun, , Switzerland

Gender Relations in Local Plant Genetic Resource-Mangement and Conservation
Willemijn Johanna Maria Cuijpers, Department of Gender Studies in Agriculture, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Patricia Louise Howard-Borjas, Department of Gender Studies in Agriculture, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Biowarfare and Bioterrorism: The Dark Side of Biotechnology
Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Social Factors in the Treatment and Reuse of Organic Wastes in Developing Countries
Hanns-Andre Pitot, AT-Association, Germany
Christine Furedy, Urban Studies, York University Canada, Australia

Potentials of Bioenergy from the Sago Industries in Malaysia
Kopli Bujang, Dept of Resource Biotechnology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

The Pacific Islands: A Natural Treasurehouse of Bioresources and Island Biotechnology
Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France
K. Murukesan, Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Micronesia-FSM, Federated States of Micronesia,

Ethical fulcrums of Biotechnological Research: Health, Agriculture and Environment
Asje Gupta, , India


 

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