Call for Abstracts for 5th Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference to be held on September 11-13, 2017 at Taj West End, Bangalore


As you aware, the South Asia Biosafety Conference is the preeminent regional gathering of scientists, regulators and other stakeholders who are interested in biotechnology applications for sustainable development, environmental risk assessment, and biosafety regulation in South Asia. 


SABC 2017 has two sessions open to a limited number of participants interested in submitting an abstract for an oral presentation.  These are Plenary Session II: Crop Biotechnology and Biosafety in South Asia  or Plenary Session V: New Applications of Biotechnology - Focus on Forestry and Biofuels.  Submissions should describe research that is relevant to the topic of either session, and preference will be given to those abstracts that have a strong emphasis on biosafety-related research


The 5th Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference Poster Program is an opportunity for individuals to share their research, findings and achievements with colleagues at the conference. Presenting a poster is a noteworthy way to share expertise or accomplishment with the diverse group of attendees.


There is an opportunity to get involved with this year's program.  The organizing committee welcomes submission of abstracts for both oral and poster presentations.  You can submit the abstracts online at  or by sending mail at


The deadline for submission of abstracts for oral presentation is July 15, 2017 and for posters is August 1, 2017.