ISBGMO Committees

International Symposium Committee

Gabi Levitus (Chair) ArgenBio, Argentina
Natalia Bogdanova Biotechnology Regulatory Solutions, USA
Vesna Aherne International Society for Biosafety Research (ISBR), UK
Ariel Alvarez CINVESTAV - Irapuato, Mexico
Monica Garcia-Alonso Estel Consult Ltd, UK
Alan Gray International Society for Biosafety Research (ISBR), UK
Yann Devos European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), GMO Unit, Italy
Donald MacKenzie International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), USA
Andrew Roberts International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Research Foundation, USA
Joerg Romeis Argoscope, Switzerland
Carmen Vicien CERA-ILSI & School of Agronomy UBA, Argentina 
Karen Hokanson  Stakman Borlaug Center, University of Minnesota, USA             

Sponsorship Committee

Don MacKenzie (Chair)  Golden Rice Project, International Rice Research Institute  
Rafael F Rivera-Bustamante           Cinvestav Irapuato, Mexico
Gabi Levitus ArgenBio, Argentina

Program Committee

Yann Devos (Chair) European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), GMO Unit, Italy
Jennifer Anderson DuPont Pioneer, USA
Wendy Craig International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (ICGEB), Italy
Sarah Davis Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Canada  
Monica Garcia-Alonso   Estel Consult Ltd, UK
Gabi Levitus  ArgenBio, Argentina
Sol Ortiz Intersecretarial Commission on Biosafety of 
Genetically Modified Organisms (CIBIOGEM), Mexico
Andrew Roberts ILSI Research Foundation, USA
Jorg Romeis Argoscope, Switzerland
Anthony Shelton Cornell University, Department of Entomology, USA

Local Organising Committee

Ariel Alvarez-Morales (Chair) Centre for Research and Advanced Studies – Irapuato (CINVESTAV)
Sol Ortiz-Garcia (Program Committee) Intersecretarial Commission for Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms (CIBIOGEM)
Laura Esther Tovar-Castillo (Secretary) Intersecretarial Commission for Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms (CIBIOGEM)
Rafael Rivera-Bustamante (Treasurer) Centre for Research and Advanced Studies – Irapuato (CINVESTAV)
Alejandra Mora-Avilés Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP)
Yuri Jorge Peña-Ramirez El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (EcoSur)
Jaime E. Padilla-Acero AgroBIO Mexico, A.C.
Juan Manuel de la Fuente AgroBIO Mexico, A.C.
Natalhie Beatriz Campos -
Reales Pineda
Intersecretarial Commission for Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms (CIBIOGEM)
M.C. Rosa Inés González Intersecretarial Commission for Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms (CIBIOGEM)