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"New Scientific Developments in Biotechnology of Modern Era."
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Welcome Message

We welcome all the participants to the "Annual Biotechnology Congress 2017"held during August 17-18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada.

This event will focus on various important disciplines of biotechnology and its applications for improvement in health and quality of life the world over. It is anticipated that up to 100 of the world's leading scientists, researchers, industrialists, and academicians, including several Nobel Laureates, in the fields of biotechnology and medical and biological sciences, will attend this forum, in Toronto, to share and discuss new scientific ideas, products, and breakthroughs.

We hope that the deliberations and recommendations of this conference will have a significant impact on the future directions of business development, strategic alliances, partnering trends, product opportunities, growth, business models and strategies, licensing merger and acquisitions, outsourcing, venture capital and financing and intellectual property.

Importance and scope:

In the past, biotechnology concentrated on the production of food and medicine. It also tried to solve environmental problems. In the 21st century, industries linked to the fermentation technology had grown tremendously because of the high demand for various chemicals. The advancement in fermentation process by its interaction with chemicals.

Biotech has given rise to a new area—the bioprocess technology. Large-scale production of proteins and enzymes can be carried out by applying bioprocess technology in fermentation. Applying the principles of biology, chemistry, and engineering sciences, processes are developed to create large quantities of chemicals, antibiotics, proteins, and enzymes in an economical manner. Biotechnology includes media and buffer preparation, upstream processing and downstream processing. This has led to the division of biotechnology into different areas such as agricultural biotechnology, medical or pharmaceutical biotechnology, industrial biotechnology, and environmental biotechnology.

Target Audience:

Target Audience for Biotechnology congress will be personnel from both industrial and academic fields which include;


Head of Departmental

Presidents/Vice Presidents

CEO's of biotech companies

Professors, Associate and Assistant professors


Research Scholars and students from the related fields. 


Acknowledged modified works will be distributed in specified journals with DOI.

Ecumenical systems administration: In exchanging and trading Conceptions.

·         Organizing with specialists in your field.

·         Master Forums.

·         Best Poster Awards.

·         Best Start-Up Awards.

·         Preconference and Conference Workshops.

·         Symposiums on Latest Research.

We welcome everyone to participate in Toronto, Canada to advance "Annual Biotechnology Congress"


Allied Academies cordially invites all the participants across the globe from leading universities, clinical research institutions, diagnostic companies and all interested to share their research experiences in the “Annual Biotechnology Congress” during August 17-18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada with the theme of “New Scientific Developments in Biotechnology of Modern Era”.

Track 1: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Molecular biotechnology is the use of laboratory techniques to study and modify nucleic acids and proteins for applications in areas such as human and animal health, agriculture, and the environment.  Molecular biotechnology results from the convergence of many areas of research, such as molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, immunology, genetics, and cell biology.  It is an exciting field fueled by the ability to transfer genetic information between organisms with the goal of understanding important biological processes or creating a useful product.

The key drivers for molecular biology enzymes, kits, and reagents market are the rising R&D expenditure by the pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and increasing public funding for life science research. The World Health Organization estimates that the total aged population may rise from 605 million in 2000 (11% of the global population) to 2 billion by 2050, accounting for 22% of the global population.

Track 2: Animal biotechnology

It improves the food we eat - meat, milk, and eggs. Biotechnology can improve an animal’s impact on the environment. Animal biotechnology is the use of science and engineering to modify living organisms. The goal is to make products, to improve animals and to develop microorganisms for specific agricultural uses. It  enhances the ability to detect, treat and prevent diseases, include creating transgenic animals (animals with one or more genes introduced by human intervention), using gene knockout the technology to make animals with a specifically inactivated gene and producing nearly identical animals by somatic cell nuclear transfer (or cloning).

  • Animal Cell Culture
  • Cell-Based Therapy
  • Applications of Animal Cell Culture
  • Transgenic Animals
  • Cell and Tissue Engineering
  • Equipment’s Required for Animal Cell Culture

Track 3: Biomedicine Engineering

Medicine is by means of biotechnology techniques so much in diagnosing and treating dissimilar diseases. It also gives an opportunity for the population to defend themselves from hazardous diseases. The pasture of biotechnology, genetic engineering, has introduced techniques like gene therapy, recombinant DNA technology, and polymerase chain report which employ genes and DNA molecules to make diagnosis diseases and put in new and strong genes in the body which put back the injured cells. There are some applications of biotechnology which are live their part in the turf of medicine and giving good results.

This field seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine. It combines the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to advance health care treatment, including diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy. Prominent biomedical engineering applications include the development of biocompatible prostheses, various diagnostic and therapeutic medical devices ranging from clinical equipment to micro-implants, common imaging equipment such as MRIs and EEGs, regenerative tissue growth, pharmaceutical drugs and therapeutic biological.

  • Biotechnology for Development of Vaccines
  • Biotechnology in Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases
  • Cultured Stem Cells and Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Biotechnology in Forensic Medicine
  • Biotechnology for Treatment of Skin Related Ailments and Use of Cultured Cell

Track 4: Agricultural Biotechnology

Biotechnology is being used to address problems in all areas of agricultural production and processing. This includes plant breeding to raise and stabilise yields; to improve resistance to pests, diseases and abiotic stresses such as drought and cold; and to enhance the nutritional content of foods. Modern agricultural biotechnology improves crops in more targeted ways. The best-known technique is genetic modification, but the term agricultural biotechnology (or green biotechnology) also covers such techniques as Marker Assisted Breeding, which increases the effectiveness of conventional breeding.

  • Transgenic Farm Animals
  • Transgenic Plants
  • Methods to Transfer Genes in Plants
  • Uses of Transgenic Plants
  • Transgenic Plants in Cotyledons and Monocotyledons

Track 5: Food Processing & Technology

Food processing is a process by which non-palatable and easily perishable raw materials are converted to edible and potable foods and beverages, which have a longer shelf life. Biotechnology helps in improving the edibility, texture, and storage of the food; in preventing the attack of the food, mainly dairy, by the virus like bacteriophage  producing antimicrobial effect to destroy the unwanted microorganisms in food that cause toxicity  to prevent the formation  and degradation of other toxins and anti-nutritional elements present naturally in food.

  • Food safety and Bio-Process Engineering
  • Biotechnology of Food Traceability
  • Enzymes in Dairy, Beverage, and Food Industry
  • Biotechnology in Food processing, Packaging and Quality Control
  • Potential Health Benefits of Probiotics and Functional Foods

Track 6: 
Industrial Biotechnology

Industrial biotechnology   is the application of biotechnology for industrial purposes, including industrial fermentation.  The practice of using cells such as microorganisms, or components of cells like enzymes, to generate industrially useful products in sectors such as chemicals, food and feed, detergents, paper and pulp, textiles, and biofuels. Industrial Biotechnology offers a premier forum bridging basic research and R&D with later-stage commercialization for sustainable biobased industrial and environmental applications.

  •  Vaccines and Antibiotics
  • Clinical Research/Clinical Trials

Track 7: Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is the science that covers all technologies required for producing, manufacturing and registration of biological drugs. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is an increasingly important area of science and technology. It contributes to design and delivery of new therapeutic drugs, diagnostic agents for medical tests, and in gene therapy for correcting the medical symptoms of hereditary diseases. The Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is widely spread, ranging from many ethical issues to changes in healthcare practices and a significant contribution to the development of national economy. Biopharmaceuticals consist of large biological molecules which are proteins. They target the underlying mechanisms and pathways of a disease or ailment; it is a relatively young industry. They can deal with targets in humans that are not accessible with traditional medicines.

  • Biopharmaceuticals Discover
  • Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and Diagnostics
  • Technological and Clinical Aspects of Biopharmaceuticals

 Track 7: Environmental biotechnology

Biotechnology is applied and used to study the natural environment. Environmental biotechnology could also imply that one tries to harness biological process for commercial uses and exploitation. The development, use and regulation of biological systems for remediation of contaminated environments and for environment-friendly processes (green manufacturing technologies and sustainable development). Environmental biotechnology can simply be described as "the optimal use of nature, in the form of plants, animals, bacteria, fungi and algae, to produce renewable energy, food, and nutrients in a synergistically integrated cycle of profit making processes where the waste of each process becomes the feedstock for another process".

  • Treatment of Sewage Using Microorganisms
  • Treatment of Industrial Effluents Using Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology for Toxic Site Reclamation
  • Biotechnology in Restoration of Degraded Lands
  • Biopolymers and Bioplastics


Track 8: Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology

One kind of biotechnology is gene technology, sometimes called 'genetic engineering' or 'genetic modification', where the genetic material of living things is deliberately altered to enhance or remove a particular trait and allow the organism to perform new functions. Genes within a species can be modified, or genes can be moved from one species to another.

Tissue engineering is emerging as a significant potential alternative or complementary solution, whereby tissue and organ failure is addressed by implanting natural, synthetic, or semisynthetic tissue and organ mimics that are fully functional from the start, or that grow into the required functionality. Initial efforts have focused on skin equivalents for treating burns, but an increasing number of tissue types are now being engineered, as well as biomaterials and scaffolds used as delivery systems. A variety of approaches is used to coax differentiated or undifferentiated cells, such as stem cells, into the desired cell type. Notable results include tissue-engineered bone, blood vessels, liver, muscle, and even nerve conduits. As a result of the medical and market potential, there is significant academic and corporate interest in this technology.

  • Gene Biotechnology
  • Genetic Fingerprinting
  • Biotechnology in Genetic Counseling
  • Bioethics in Animal Genetic Engineering
  • Bioethics in Plant Genetic Engineering


Track 9: Nano-Biotechnology

Nanobiotechnology, bio-nanotechnology, and Nanobiology are terms that refer to the intersection of nanotechnology and biology. Bionanotechnology and Nanobiotechnology serve as blanket terms for various related technologies. The most important objectives that are frequently found in Nanobiology involve applying Nanotools to relevant medical/biological problems and refining these applications. Developing new tools, such as peptide Nanosheets, for medical and biological purposes is another primary objective in nanotechnology.

  • Nanomedicine
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Green nanotechnology
  • Nanotribology
  • DNA nanotechnology

Track 10: 

Bioinformatics is the application of computer technology to the management of biological information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied to gene-based drug discovery and development. The science of Bioinformatics, which is the melding of molecular biology with computer science, is essential to the use of genomic information in understanding human diseases and in the identification of new molecular targets for drug discovery.

  • Biomolecular & Phylogenetic Databases
  • Functional Genomics, Proteomics
  • Biomarkers of Toxicity
  • Signalling and Computation
  • Drug Discovery
  • Protein Structure Prediction and Molecular Stimulation

Track 11: Biotechnology investments and Biotechnology Grants

Every new business needs some startup capital, for research, product development and production, permits and licensing and other overhead costs, in addition to what is needed to pay your staff, if you have any. Biotechnology products arise from successful biotech companies. These companies are built by talented individuals in possession of a scientific breakthrough that is translated into a product or service idea, which is ultimately brought into commercialization. At the heart of this effort is the biotech entrepreneur, who forms the company with a vision they believe will benefit the lives and health of countless individuals. Entrepreneurs start biotechnology companies for various reasons, but creating revolutionary products and tools that impact the lives of potentially millions of people is one of the fundamental reasons why all entrepreneurs start biotechnology companies.

  • Angel investors
  • Biotech Startups 

Market Analysis

The worldwide biotechnology showcase size was esteemed at USD 270.5 billion in 2015 and is relied upon to develop at a CAGR of 12.3% attributable to the expanding interest in diagnostics and therapeutics arrangements, for example, recombinant innovation, red biotechnology, and DNA sequencing. The expanding predominance of ailments, for example, tumour, hepatitis B, and other vagrant issue are required to serve as a high effect rendering driver for this industry over the estimated time frame. Rising government activities inferable from high criticalness towards development of the economy are required to help the biotechnology advertise development over the gauge time frame 

Expanding interest for farming and nourishment items, for example, wheat, rice, sugarcane, and beans attributable to developing populace base in nations, for example, the U.S., China, and India is another main consideration decidedly affecting the development of the business. Elements, for example, restricted accessibility of horticultural land, deficiency of water, the low yield of products, and nuisance assaults are urging scientists to create imaginative rural innovations through broad R&D exercises. Use of biotechnological procedures, for example, Genetic Modification (GM) and hereditary designing on agrarian items is a noteworthy driver for the development of this industry. 

Key advancements incorporate maturation, tissue designing, nanobiotechnology, PCR innovation, DNA sequencing, chromatography, cell-based examine, and others. In 2015, the tissue building and recovery portion ruled the general business with USD 87.92 billion income. Nonetheless, the DNA sequencing and cell-based examine fragment are required to witness lucrative development till 2020 because of rising innovative work activities by different pharmaceutical and biotechnological organisations. 

Biotechnology in Canada: 


As per National Household Survey information, in 2015 natural technologists and specialists worked in various ventures. Around 36% worked in expert, logical and specialised administrations, principally in logical innovative work administrations (15%), 23% out in the open organisation and 17% in the assembling area, particularly in substance producing (10%) and in sustenance fabricating (5%). A huge number additionally worked and in instructive administrations labs and research offices (7%) and in horticulture (6%). 

Since 2010, the high estimation of the Canadian dollar has come about not just in a slower increment in the genuine esteem (after expansion) of fares, yet it has likewise prompted to a sharp increment in the genuine estimation of imports. Thus, the development in the local request has been focused for the most part on imports, their genuine esteem having developed by more than 65% somewhere around 20012 and 2015, while the genuine estimation of residential generation has expanded by just 6%. 

Throughout the following quite a long while, the estimation of the Canadian dollar ought to stay high. It is hence expected that the development in the local request will profit neighbourhood industry to a more noteworthy degree. Thus, generation and work in this industry are relied upon to increment somewhat over the coming years.

List of Universities related to Biotechnology

University of Toronto, Canada

University of Calgary, Canada

Carleton University,  Canada

University of Manitoba, Canada

McMaster University, Canada

Brock University, Canada

Lakehead University, Canada

University of Cambridge, United States

Stanford University, California, United States

University of Oxford, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

University of Washington, Seattle, United States

Major Biotechnology Companies

DNA Genotek Inc.

ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc.

Biote Canada

Prairie Plant Systems

POS Bio-Sciences

Akshaya Bio Inc.

Oncolytics Biotech Inc

Phyton Biotech LLC

Astrazeneca Canada

Gilead Sciences Canada, Inc.

Qu Biologics Inc

Algaecan Biotech Ltd.

Octane Biotech Inc

Zymeworks Inc

Biogen Canada Inc

Kam Biotechnology Ltd

Hess Associates Executive Search

Iogen Corporation

Organizing Committee
OCM Member
Kiminobu Sugaya
Professor, Chair of Multidisciplinary Neuroscience Alliance
University of Central Florida
OCM Member
Luis Ulloa
Associate Professor
Rutgers University
OCM Member
Sheng Tao HOU
Director, Brain Research Center
Southern Unversity of Science and Technology
OCM Member
Azad K. Kaushik
Associate Professor
University of Guelph
OCM Member
Alireza Heidari
California South University
San Francisco,USA
OCM Member
Abdelaziz Tlili
Associate Professor
University of Sharjah
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
OCM Member
Debabrata Das
Chair Professor
IIT Kharagpur
OCM Member
Craig Russell
Aston University
Birmingham,United Kingdom

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