About Us

We are very grateful to the many people who are working hard to organize this 16th ISBR Symposium. Led and coordinated by the ISBR Board, with logistical and administrative support from Centeq Events, dedicated volunteers on key committees are striving to ensure that the symposium provides a highly stimulating and contemporary scientific program in a welcoming, dynamic and interactive setting.  

Local Organising Committee

Name

Affiliation

Don Mackenzie Don Mackenzie
(Chair)

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Crystal Kasselman Crystal Kasselman

Centeq Events

Tammy Fish

Bayer Crop Science

Shilpa Swarup

Bayer Crop Science

Tam McGuire

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Jenny Nguyen

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Programme Committee

Name

Affiliation

Country

Hennie Groenewald Hennie Groenewald
(Chair)

Biosafety South Africa

South Africa

Jennifer Anderson Jennifer Anderson
(Vice chair)

Corteva Agriscience

USA

Alan Raybould Alan Raybould

Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security, University of Edinburgh

UK

Aparna Islam Aparna Islam

School of Data and Sciences, BRAC University

Bangladesh

Deise MF Capalbo Deise MF Capalbo

Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)

Brazil

Donald MacKenzie Donald MacKenzie

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

USA

 Fan-Li Chou Fan-Li Chou

American Seed Trade Association

USA

Heidi Mitchell Heidi Mitchell

Office of Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR)

Australia

Leena Tripathi Leena Tripathi

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Tanzania

Margaret Karembu Margaret Karembu

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), AfriCenter

Kenya

Steven H Strauss Steven H Strauss

College of Forestry, Oregon State University

USA

Suma Chakravarthy Suma Chakravarthy

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Biotechnology Regulatory Services

USA

Yongsheng Zhang Yongsheng Zhang

Syngenta

China

Shilpa Swarup

Bayer Crop Science

USA

Sponsorship Committee

Name

Affiliation

Country

Andrew Roberts Andrew Roberts
(Chair)

Agriculture and Food Systems Institute

USA

Karen Hokanson Karen Hokanson

University of Minnesota

USA

Suma Chakravarthy Suma Chakravarthy

USDA-APHIS-BRS

USA

Jennifer Anderson Jennifer Anderson

Corteva AgriScience

USA

Fan-Li ChouFan-Li Chou

American Seed Trade Association

USA

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