Biotechnology

Edited by : Horst Werner Doelle,

MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

J. Stefan Rokem,

Deptartment of Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

Marin Berovic,

University of Ljubljania, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Biotechnology

Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

1. Fundamentals in Biotechnology

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Microbial Cell Culture

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Algal Cell Culture

Peter A. Thompson, School of Aquaculture, University of Tasmania, Australia

Plant Cell Culture

Mary Bridget Taylor, South Pacific Commission, Fiji

Mammalian Cell Culture

Christopher P. Marquis, Department of Biotechnology, University of New South Wales, Australia

Cell Thermodynamics and Energy Metabolism

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Basic Strategies of Cell Metabolism

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

The Importance of Microbial Culture Collections and Gene Banks in Biotechnology

Lourdes M. Mahilum-Tapay, Philippine National Collection of Microorganisms, National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of the Philippines, Los Banos, College , Philippines

Biosafety in Biotechnology

Bernadette Van Vaerenbergh, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium

Suzy Renckens, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium

Ellen Van Haver, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium

William Moens, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Institute of Public Health, Belgium

Didier Breyer, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium

Jean-Marc Collard, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Social Affairs, Public Health and Environment, Belgium

Myriam Sneyers, Institute of Public Health, Service of Biosafety and Biotecnology, Belgium

Bioinformatics

Bojana Boh, International Centre for Chemical Studies, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Role of MIRCENs

N. Magdoub, MIRCEN, Egypt

Mamadou Gueye, MIRCEN, Senegal

2. Methods in Biotechnology

David Alexander Mitchell, Departamento de Solos, Setor de Ciências Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil

Adriana Contin, Departamento de Farmacia, Setor de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil

Instrumentation and Control of Bioprocesses

Eduardo E. Agosin Trumper, Department of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, School of Engineering, Campus San Joaquin, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Ricardo Perez-Correa, Department of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, School of Engineering, Campus San Joaquin, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Chemical Methods Applied to Biotechnology

Jose Domingos Fontana, Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil

Nadia Krieger, CEPESQ - Department of Chemistry , Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil

Luiz Pereira Ramos, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil

Physical Methods Applied to Biotechnology

Nadia Krieger, CEPESQ - Department of Chemistry , Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil

Jose Domingos Fontana, Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil

Luiz Pereira Ramos, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Parana, UFPR, Brazil

Mathematical Modeling in Biotechnology

David Alexander Mitchell, Departamento de Solos, Setor de Ciências Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil

Joan Mata-Alvarez, Biotechnology Group, Department Chemical Engineering, Facultat de Quimica, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Biosensors

Enrique Galindo, Institute of Biotechnology, National University of Mexico, México

Computers in Biotechnology

Jaime A. Moreno, National University of Mexico,

Molecular Biotechnology : Application in Livestock System

Ala Lew, Emerging Technologies, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries -QLD and Centre for Comparative Genomics, - WA, Australia

Molecular Biotechnology - Application in Plant Systems

Ralf Dietzgen, DPI, Australia

Molecular Biotechnology - Discovery of Proteins and Peptides for Sustainable Development

Lene Lange, Novozymes, USA

3. Methods in Gene Engineering

Chanan Angsuthanasombat, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Mahidol University, Thailand

Genetic Manipulation of Bacteria

Christopher Morton Thomas, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Genetic Engineering of Fungal Cells

Margo Moore, , Canada

Genetic Engineering of Algal Species

Anna Godhe, Marine Botany, Marine Ecology, Göteborg University, Sweden

Ann-Sofi Rehnstam-Holm, Clinical Bacteriology, G'teborg University, Sweden

Genetic Engineering of Plants

Jennifer Ann Thomson, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Genetic Engineering of Mammalian Cells

Hugo H. Montaldo, Departamento de Genetica y Bioestadistica, Cub. 3220, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), México

Protein Engineering

Donn N. Rubingh, Corporate Research Division, The Procter & Gamble Company, USA

Robert A. Grayling, Corporate Research Division, The Procter & Gamble Company, USA

Health and Gene Sciences

Yongyuth Yuthavong, National Science & Technology Development Agency, Thailand

GMO-Technology and Malnutrition

Ingo Potrykus, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland

New opportunities revealed by biotechnological Exploration of Extremophiles

Anna-Louise Reysenbach, Department of Biology, Portland State University, USA

Mircea Podar, ,

The Challenges of Genetic Information

Lisa Austin, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada

Trudo Lemmens, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada

Genetics and Genomics

Gerald A. Tuskan, ,

4. Bioprocess Engineering - Bioprocess Analysis through Calorimetry and Biothermodynamics

Thomas Maskow, Department of Environmental Microbiology (UMB), UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany

Richard B. Kemp, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, UK

Bioreactor Types

Marin Berovic, Department of Chemical, Biochemical & Ecology Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Upstream Processing - Sterilization in Bioprocess Technology

Marin Berovic, Department of Chemical, Biochemical & Ecology Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Downstream Processing of Proteins Using Foam Fractionation

Liping Du, Department of Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, USA

Robert Tanner, Department of Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, USA

Cesar Santana, School of Engineering, Department of Biotechnological Processes, State University of Campinas, Brazil

Process Optimization Strategies for Biotechnology Products: From Discovery to Production

Max Kennedy, Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand

Donal Krouse, Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand

Sarah Reader, Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand

Simon Hinkley, Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand

Microbial Dynamic Transformation

Enric Pico-Marco, Dept. Control Eng. & Automation (DISA), Technical University of Valencia (UPV), Spain

Jose Luis Navarro, Dept Control ENg. & Automation (DISA),Technical University of Valencia (UPV), Spain

Jesus Pico-Marco, Institute for Industrial Computing and Control Systems(AI2),Technical University of Valencia (UPV), Spain

Jose Manuel Bruno-Barcena, Dept of Microbiology and Bio-manufacturing Training and Education Center(BTEC), North Carolina State University, USA

Biotransformations

Hiltrud Lenke, , Germany

Andreas Schmid, Institute of Biotechnology, ETH Zuerich, Switzerland

5. Industrial Biotechnology

Faustino A. Sineriz, Institute of Microbiology, University of Tucuman, Argentina

Jose Manuel Bruno-Barcena, Dept of Microbiology and Bio-manufacturing Training and Education Center(BTEC), North Carolina State University, USA

Enzyme Production

Rajni Hatti-Kaul, Department of Biotechnology, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Sweden

Production of Alcoholic Beverages

Nduka Okafor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Production of Organic Acids

Fernando Sanchez-Riera, Bio-Technical Resources, USA

Production of Antibiotics

Santiago Gutierrez, Area of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Leon, Spain

Francisco Javier Casqueiro, Area of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Leon, Spain

Juan Francisco Martin, Area of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Leon, Spain

Bioplastic and Biopolymer Production

Ian W. Sutherland, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK

Production of Biosurfactants

Faustino A. Sineriz, Institute of Microbiology, University of Tucuman, Argentina

Rolf K. Hommel, CellTechnologie Leipzig, Germany

Hans-Peter Kleber, Institute of Biochemistry, University of Leipzig, Germany

Industrial Recombinant Protein Production

Francisco Kuri-Brena, Probiomed S.A. de C.V., México

Octavio T. Ramirez, Department of Bioengineering, Biotechnology Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico, México

Laura A. Palomares, Department of Bioengineering, Biotechnology Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico, México

Biopesticide Production

Nasrine Moazami, Biotechnology Center, Iranian Research Organization for Science & Technology [IROST], Iran

Secondary Products from Plant Tissue Cultures

James C. Linden, Departments of Microbiology ,Immunology and Pathology and of Chemical and biological Engineering, Colorado State University, USA

Industrial Mycology

Stefan Rokem, Dept. of Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Biobutanol

David Woods, , South Africa

The Industrial Use of Enzymes

Michele Vitolo, , Brazil

Production of Heterologous Hydrolysis Enzymes within Crop Biomass for Bioethanol

Mariam Stickle, , USA

Callista Ransom, , USA

6. Special Biotechnology Processes and Products

John Anthony Buswell, Institute of Edible Fungi,Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Bio-Refineries-Concept for Sustainability and Human Development

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Nutriceuticals from Mushrooms

John Anthony Buswell, Institute of Edible Fungi,Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Shu-Ting Chang, Department of Biology and Centre for International Services to Mushroom Biotechnology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Australia

Mushroom Production

Shu-Ting Chang, Department of Biology and Centre for International Services to Mushroom Biotechnology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong??, Australia

Pharmaceuticals from Algae

Michael A. Borowitzka, Algae Research Group, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, Australia

Biodiesel

Ariel Louwrier, Abgenes, UK

Natural Food Colorants

Philippe J. Blanc, Laboratoire Biotechnologies-Bioprocedes (UMR-CNRS 5504), INSA, France

Production of Alcohol for Fuel and Organic Solvent

Armands Vigants, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Latvia, Latvia

Martins Bekers, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Latvia, Latvia

Biotechnological Applications of Acetic Acid Bacteria in Food Production

Peter Raspor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenija

Dusan Goranvic, ,

Lignocellulose Biorefinery

Thomas Reginald Preston, University of Tropical Agriculture, Royal University of Agriculture, Cambodia

Thermochemical Conversions

Tom Miles, ,

Integrated Thermo Biorefinery

Michael Theroux, ,

The Next Generation of Biofuels - A New Approach to the Production of Biofuels

Sammy Mayfield Pierce, EnerGenetics International, Inc., USA

Technology and Economics of Fuel Ethanol Production from Sugarcane

Patil Sanjay, ,

Plant Genome Mapping and Strategy

Andrew Patterson, ,

Plant Feedstock Genomics

German Spangenberg, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Plant Sciences and Biotechnology, La Trobe University, Australia

Biomass Feedstocks

Aynan Demirbas, Sila Science, University Mah, Turkey

Improving Cellulosic Biomass Refining

Henry R. Bungay, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Biohydrogen as Biofuel

Peter Hallenbeck, ,

Biofixation for CO2 for Biofuel using Microalgae

J. Bennemann, ,

7. Agricultural Biotechnology

James H.P. Kahindi, United States International University, Kenya

Nancy K. Karanja, Nairobi Microbiological Resources Centre, Departments of Soil Science and Botany, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Fermented Foods and Their Processing

Nduka Okafor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Essentials of Nitrogen Fixation Biotechnology

James H.P. Kahindi, United States International University, Kenya

Nancy K. Karanja, Nairobi Microbiological Resources Centre, Departments of Soil Science and Botany, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Crop Protection through Pest-Resistant Genes

Stanley Freeman, Department of Plant Pathology, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Israel

Agnes W. Mwang'ombe, Department of Crop Science, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Composting Agricultural and Industrial Wastes

Graham J. Manderson, Institute of Technology and Engineering, Massey University, New Zealand

Silage for Animal Feed

Leendert't Mannetje, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Transgenic Plants

Kathleen Laura Hefferon, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University, USA

Transgenic Technologies for Animals as Bioreactors

Xiangzhong (Jerry) Yang, Department of Animal Science and Center for Regenerative Biology, University of Connecticut, USA

Bin Wang, Nexia Biotechnologies, Inc., Canada

Plant Breeding and Molecular Farming

Philip A. Davies, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Australia

Biotechnology and Agrobiodiversity

Bert Visser, Plant Research International, Centre for Genetic Resources the Netherlands, The Netherlands

Jan-Peter Nap, Plant Research International, The Netherlands

The Economics of Agrobiotechnology

Justus Wesseler, , The Netherlands

Conventional Plant Breeding for Higher Yields and Pest Resistance

Raoul A. Robinson, , Canada

Roberto Garcia-Espinosa, Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agricolas, México

Transgenic Vegetable Crops for Managing Insect Pests and Fungal and Viral Diseases

Zamir K. Punja, Dept. of Biological Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Farmers and Plant Genetic Resources

Jacqueline A. Ashby, Rural Innovation, CIAT, USA

Louise Sperling, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Italy

Nadine Saad, CGIAR Systemwide Program on Participatory Research and Gender Analysis for Technology Development and Institutional Innovation, Canada

The Public-Private Debate in Agriculture Biotechnology and the IPR regime: Challenges for the Developing Countries

Sachin Chaturvedi, RIS, India

The Role of Plant Genomics in Biotechnology

Astha Varma, Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry,B.V.Patel Pharmaceutical Education & Research Development(PERD) Centre, India

Roles of Plant Hormones in Legume Nodulation

Peter Gresshoff, ARC Centre of Excellence, Integrative Legume Research, The University of Queensland, Australia

8. Marine Biotechnology

Indrani Karunasagar, UNESCO MIRCEN for Marine Biotechnology, Department of Fishery Microbiology, College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Molecular Aspects of Steroid Action in marine fishes

G.E. Dressing, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA

C.W. Tubbs, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA

A.N. Evans, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA

T.P. Barry, Aquaculture Program Laboratory,University of Wisconsin, USA

S.L. Applebaum, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA

A.H. Berg, ,

Brian S. Nunez, Department of Marine Science,The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Marine Microbial Enzymes

S. Rajeev Kumar, Microbial Technology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India

M. Chandrasekaran, Microbial Technology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India

Biotechnological tools in fish health Management

Indrani Karunasagar, UNESCO MIRCEN for Marine Biotechnology, Department of Fishery Microbiology, College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Molecular Tools for Improving Seafood Safety

Iddya Karunasagar, Department of Fishery Microbiology, College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Marine Natural Products Biotechnology

Russell T. Hill, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland, Biotechnology Institute, USA

Molecular Tools for the Study of Marine Microbial Diversity

Linda Karen Medlin, Department of Biological Oceanography, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Reseach, Germany

Rene Groben, CEH Lancaster,Lake Ecosystem Group,Lancaster Environment Center, United Kingdom

Klaus-Ulrich Valentin, Department of Biological Oceanography, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Reseach, Germany

Bioremediation in the Marine Environment

Iddya Karunasagar, Department of Fishery Microbiology, College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Biotechnology of Archaea

Costanzo Bertoldo, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Institute of Technical Microbiology, Germany

Garabed Antranikian, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Institute of Technical Microbiology, Germany

Viable But NonCulturable Bacteria in the Marine Environment and the Biotechnological Tools to Detect Them

Rita R. Colwell, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute and Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA

New Trends of Integrated Fish Farming in China

Li Kangmin, Asian Pacific Regional Research and Training Center for Integrated Fish Farming, China

9. Environmental Biotechnology - Socio-Economic Strategies for Sustainability

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Poonsuk Prasertsan, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Recycling Livestock Excreta in Integrated Farming Systems

Thomas Reginald Preston, University of Tropical Agriculture, Royal University of Agriculture, Cambodia

Recycling of Agro-Industrial Wastes Through Cleaner Technology

Suteera Prasertsan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Aran H-Kittikun, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Poonsuk Prasertsan, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Urban Rooftop Microfarms

Geoffrey Eric Wilson, Urban Agriculture Online, Australia

Biomass and Organic Waste Conversion to Food, Feed, Fuel, Fertilizer, Energy and Commodity Products

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

Health and Environmental Aspects of Recycled Water

John G. Atherton, , Australia

Microorganisms as Catalysts for the Decontamination of Ecosystems and Detoxification of Organic Chemicals

Roland H. Muller, Department of Environmental Microbiology, UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig-Halle, Germany

Wolfgang Babel, Department of Environmental Microbiology, UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig-Halle, Germany

Biohydrometallurgy

Fernando Acevedo, School of Biochemical Engineering, Catholic University of Valparafso, Chile

Biodegradation of Xenobiotics

Susanne Fetzner, Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster, Germany

Sustainable Aquaculture: Concept or Practice

William A. Wurts, Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program, University of Kentucky Research & Education Center, USA

Biogas as Renewable Energy from Organic Waste

Amrit B. Karki, Yahoda Sustainable Development (P) Ltd, Nepal

Biodiversity: The Impact of Biotechnology

Richard Braun, , Switzerland

Klaus Ammann, Botanischer Garten der Universitat Bern, Switzerland

Biotechnology in the Environment: Potential Effects on Biodiversity

Anna R. Hope, English Nature, UK

Brian R. Johnson, English Nature, UK

Bioremediation: an Overview

Maurizio Vidali, dipartimento di chimica Inorganica, Metallorganica, e Analitica, Universita di Padova Via Loredan, Italy

Microbial Resource Management: The Road to Go for Environmental Biotechnology

K. Heylen, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium

L. Wittebolle, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium

T. van de Wiele, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium

Willy Verstraete, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMET], Ghent University, Belgium

N. Boon, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium

B. Vanparys, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology [LabMRT], Ghent University, Belgium

P. De Vos, Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, Belgium

Microbial Systems and the Space Flight Environment

David Klaus, University of Colorado, BioServe Space Technologies, USA

Appropriate and Inappropriate Biotechnology

E.R. Orskov, ,

Phycoremediation and Phytoremediation for the sustainable use of water

Eugenia J. Olguin, Instituto de Ecologia , Mexico

10. Medical Biotechnology - Fundamentals

Bindu Dey, , India

Biotechnology and Health care needs.

Partizia.J. Kazan, ,

Brian.S. Baigrie, ,

Bio-Cultural Diversity and Medicine

Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Pier Giovanni d'Ayala, ,

K. Murukesan, Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Micronesia-FSM, Federated States of Micronesia,

Medical Microbiology

A. Whitelaw, ,

L.M. Steyn, ,

S. Oliver, ,

Blood: The Essence of Humanity

Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Shilpa Mehta, Hematology Laboratory, India

Sunil J. Parekh, Hematology Laboratory, India

Compulsory License Regimes for Public Health in Europe

Geertrui Van Overwalle and Esther Van Zimmeren,
Center for Intellectual Property Rights, K.U.Leuven, Belgium

Medical Virology

Gifty Immanuel, ,

Clinical Microbiology

Phyllis Della-Latta, ,

Medical Mycology

Stephen Davis, Mycology Unit,Microbiology Dept.,Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia

Lysine Biosynthesis in Bacteria: An unchartered pathway for Novel Antibiotica Design

Matthew Perugini, ,

The Importance of Protein Research in Pathology

C. Gulmann, ,

Parasitology,Drug Discovery and Efficacy Analysis

Chairat Uthaipibul, , Thailand

Basic Concepts of Medical Biochemistry

Marek Dominiczak

Basic Concepts of Veterinary Microbiology

Rajandra Singh

Basic Concepts of Immunology

Charles Penn

Basic Concepts of Parasitology

Rick Speare

Public Health and Medical Biotechnology

D.Mack

Biotechnological Drugs

Nikolai Danchev

Infectious Diseases

Sean Nasr

Human Haemoglobinopathie and Globin Gene Control

Alex Felice, ,

11. Medical Biotechnology-Modern Development

Li Yang Hsu, Department of Medicine,National University Hospital, Singapore

Felicia Su Wei Teo, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore

Tan Min Chin, department of Hematology and Oncology,National University Hospital, Singapore

Bioinformatics on Post Genomic Era-> From Genomes to Systems Biology

Mauno Vihinen, Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Finland

Gene Therapy

Mikko Laukkanen, A.I.Virtanen Institute, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Kuopio, Finland

Pauliina Lehtolainen, Department of Molecular Medicine, A.I.Virtanen Institute, University of Kuopio, Finland

Seppo Yia-herttuala, A.I.Virtanen Institute, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Kuopio, Finland

Tissue Engineering: Advances in Organ Replacement

Lisa Riccalton-Banks, RegenTec Ltd, UK

Kevin Shakesheff, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK

Andrew Lewis, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK

The Nanostructure of the Nervous System and the Impact of Nanotechnology on Neuroscience

Gabriel A. Silva, Dept of Bioengineering and Ophthalmology and Neurosciences Program, University of California, California

TP53 Gene and P53 Protein as Targets in Cancer Management and therapy

Pierre Hainaut, Molecular Carcinogenesis Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, WHO, France

Daniela Maurici, Molecular Carcinogenesis Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, WHO, France

Plant-Made Vaccines- The Past, Present and Future

Amanda M. Walsmley, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Australia

Dwayne D. Kirk, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Australia

Transgenic Mice in Immunobiology

Harri Alenius, Laboratory of Immunotoxicology, Department of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland

Nanomedicine and Medical Nanorobotics

Robert A. Freitas, Institute for Molecular Manufacturing, USA

Role of Xenobiotic Metabolism in Drug Discovery and Development

Paivi Taavitsainen, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Oulu, Finland

Rristo Juvonen, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Paavo Honkakoski, Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Kuopio, Finland

Hannu Raunio, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Kuopio, Finland

Olavi Pelkonen, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Oulu, Finland

From Gene to Clinical Product: An Overview of GMP Requirements Associated to the Development of New Biotherapeutics, in a Multiprocess/Multiproduct Facility

Alex Bollen, Applied Genetics, University of Brussels, Belgium

Jean-Francois Pollet, Henogen sa, Belgium

The Impact of Patents on Medical Biotechnology

Dianne Nicol, University of Tasmania, Australia

Jane Nielsen, Center for Law and Genetics, University of Tasmania, Australia

Metaphores in Medicine: Sacred Garden or Divine Machine ?

Gena Fleming, ,

Human Genetic Data Banks: From Consent to Commercialization - An Overview of Current Concerns and Coundrums

Lori Luther, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto,

Trudo Lemmens, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada

Robot Applications for Biopharma and Diagnostics

Robert D. Quinn, ,

Modern conception of Health Science

Partizia.J. Kazan, ,

Brian.S. Baigrie, ,

The Status of the Extracorporal Embryo [Stem Cells]

H. Nys, Department of Public Health, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

Brant Hansen, Department of Public Health, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven

Bio-Ontologies

Olivier Bodenreiter, ,

R. Stevens, ,

Bioterrorism by Biotechnology-Implications for Clinical Medicine

Gifty Immanuel, ,

Human Pappilomavirus-meditated transformation of the anogenital tract

Peter J.F. Snijders, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Antoinette A.T.P. Brink, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Jilian De Wilde, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Saskia M. Wilting, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Renske D.M. Steenbergen, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Chris J.L.M. Meijer, Department of Pathology,VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands

12. Social, Educational and Political Aspects of Biotechnology - An Overview and an Appraisal of Biotechnology in a Changing World

Colin Ratledge, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Hull, UK

Some Social, Educational and Political Aspects of Biotechnology

Ian A. Pownall, Scarborough Centre for Business and Leisure Management (SCBLM), Hull University, UK

Public Policy Responses to Biotechnology

Philipp Aerni, Center for International Development, Harvard University, USA

Peter Rieder, Department of Agricultural Economics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Inventions, Patents and Morality

Darryl R. Johnson Macer, Unesco, Thailand

The Regulation of Genetically Modified Food

Sue Mayer, Gene Watch UK, UK

Biotechnology Education

Gustavo Viniegra-Gonzalez, Departemento de Biotecnologia, Division de Ciencias Biologicas y de la Salud, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana - Iztapalapa, México

Biotechnology in Rural Area

Li Kangmin, Asian Pacific Regional Research and Training Center for Integrated Fish Farming, China

Art Biotechnology and the Culture of Peace

Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Why Genetic Modification Arouses Concerns: Social, Cultural and Political Impacts

Richard Braun, , Switzerland

Gender Relations in Local Plant Genetic Resource-Mangement and Conservation

Willemijn Johanna Maria Cuijpers, Department of Gender Studies in Agriculture, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Patricia Louise Howard-Borjas, Department of Gender Studies in Agriculture, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Biowarfare and Bioterrorism: The Dark Side of Biotechnology

Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

Social Factors in the Treatment and Reuse of Organic Wastes in Developing Countries

Hanns-Andre Pitot, AT-Association, Germany

Christine Furedy, Urban Studies, York University Canada, Australia

Potentials of Bioenergy from the Sago Industries in Malaysia

Kopli Bujang, Dept of Resource Biotechnology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

The Pacific Islands: A Natural Treasurehouse of Bioresources and Island Biotechnology

Edgar J. DaSilva, International Scientific Council for Island Development, France

K. Murukesan, Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Micronesia-FSM, Federated States of Micronesia,

Ethical fulcrums of Biotechnological Research: Health, Agriculture and Environment

Asje Gupta, , India

13. The Role of Microbial Resources Centers and UNESCO in the Development of Biotechnology

Faustino A. Sineriz, Institute of Microbiology, University of Tucuman, Argentina

Biotechnological Activities of the MIRCENs

Horst Werner Doelle, MIRCEN-Biotechnology, Australia

The Ex-Situ Conservation of Microorganisms

Erko Stackebrandt, , Germany

D. Smith, ,

M.J. Ryan, ,

Biological Nitrogen Fixation

James H.P. Kahindi, United States International University, Kenya

Mamadou Guye, ,

Nancy Karanya, ,

Achievements of the Culture Collection and Patent MIRCEN Braunschweig

Dagmar Fritze, ,

Development of Biopesticides

Nasrine Moazami, Biotechnology Center, Iranian Research Organization for Science & Technology [IROST], Iran

Development of Bioinformation

Gunnel Dahlhammer, ,

Training and Education in Biotechnology in UN-University Osaka

Tatsui Teki