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2007/05/06   BIO 2007-BCEC, Boston, US.

Agricultural Biotechnology in Taiwan

From Laboratories to the Market

Date: May 8th from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: BCEC, Level Two
Room Number: 253 C
Moderator: Tuan-hua David Ho, Ph.D, Director General
                National Science and Technology Program for Agricultural Biotechnology
Distinguished Guests: Ferng-ching Lin, Ph.D, Minister of State, Executive Yuan
Tzu-bin Huang, Ph.D, Director, Dept. of Science and Technology
                Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan
4:00 – 4:15
Welcome remarks
Tuan-hua David Ho, Ph.D
Ferng-ching Lin, Ph.D
Tzu-bin Huang, Ph.D
4:15 – 4:30
Transition from traditional agriculture to technology-based agribusiness
Julie chih-li Sun, Ph.D
Taiwan Institute of Economic Research
4:30 – 4:45
Genetically modified rice, orchids and vegetables: from laboratories to the market
Su-may Yu, Ph.D
Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
4:45 – 5:00
Vaccine for aquaculture
Huey-lang Yang, Ph.D
Agriculture Biotech Research Center, National Cheng Kung University
5:00 – 5:15
Herb-based functional foods from laboratories: to the market
Hsin-sheng Tsay, Ph.D
College of Science and Technology, Chaoy-Yang University of Technology
5:15 – 5:20
Not only recombinant proteins, but also new compounds
Chia-chin Sheu, Ph.D
Simpson Biotech Co., Ltd
5:20 – 5:25
TAITRA services and the Taiwan bio-industry
Julian Lee, MBA
Taiwan Trade Center, New York
5:25 - 5:30
The past, present and future of agricultural biotech in Taiwan & Asia
Tuan-hua David Ho, Ph.D