Call for Paper
on Biosafety and Genetic E
Tehran, Iran. June
Genetic Engineering, Food Safety and Sustainable D
Biosafety Society of Iran (BSI), Iran Biotechnology Information Center (IRBIC) and Azad Islamic
University of Iran
Third Biosafety and Genetic Engineering Congress
at Islamic Azad University
Tehran, Iran on June
inauguration of the IRBIC will precede this congress
on 14 June.
Researchers and academia from
both private and public sectors and
regulatory authorities and civil activists are invited to attend
Extended abstracts are accepted until
April 30, 2011.
Please submit your abstracts to the following address:
The organizing committee
has constituted a scientific steering committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Behzad Ghareyazie,
President, Biosafety Society of Iran to make an extensive program, review the papers and make preparations for the final prog
this stage the highlights of the program are available. Detailed program as it develops will be posted at
Genetic Engineering and Food Security
Latest developments in the production and application of Bi
Future prospects of genetic engineering
Production of transgenic plants for abiotic stress tolerance
Production of Transgenic plants for improved quality and nutritional value
Safety concerns of foods derived from genetic
ally modified organisms
Safety of the new proteins and antibiotic resistant genes used in GMOs
Genetic Engineering and Environmental Safety
Environmental concerns on the application of genetic engineering
Genetic Engineering for increased biological div
Horizontal gene transfer and gene flow
Genetic engineering for rehabilitation of the endangered species
Genetic engineering and reduction
the use of
agrochemicals and environmental pollutants
The impact of transgenic plants on non target orga
Management, standards and national/international regulation
Legal Issues related to GMOs
Liability and redress
Concept of substantial equivalence
Risk assessment and risk management
GMOs at International instruments
Management of GMOs
economic impact of application and use of GMOs
Approval systems for the environmental release and commercialization of GMOs
Religious issue surrounding the genetic engineering
Biosafety and consumer rights
Animal feeding trials
ic engineering and animal right
Molecular analysis and detection of GMOs
Issues related to the labeling GMOs
existence of GMOs, organic farming and traditional agriculture
Public awareness and participation for biosafety
Communicating science with
Public view and perception analysis
The role of mass media in public awareness
Significance of sharing scientific and correct information in the development of genetic engineering programs.
Genetic engineering and bioter
With special emphasis on common problems in the region
Registration fee and Sponsorship
Registration fee for international participants
(USD200 or IR 2.000.000)
will be collected at the time of formal registration
USD ≈ IR 10500).
Registration fee covers Abstracts, breakfasts and lunches.
Limited partial sponsorship (waving the registration fee and/or accommodation) to participants from developing countries is a
Requests should be sent to Dr. Behzad Gharey
) after submitting the papers.
All selected papers will be screened by the scientific committee for publication in the peer reviewed scientific journal: "
". Immediately after the congress.
For any additional information please contact:
Dr. Behzad Ghareyazie
President, Biosafety society of Iran,
and local transportation
Tehran, being an international metropolitan city has accommodation facilities to varying budgets that can be arranged on prio
Organizing committee has arranged for several accommo
dation options at discounted rates.
Send your requests for hotel
Eng. Fahimdokht Mokhtari
Vice president, Biosafety Society of Iran
Local transportation will be available and all
the international participants will be picked up from the International Imam Khomeini
Third Congress on Biosafety and Genetic Engineering
Tehran, Iran. June
INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBMIT PAPERS*
Please, submit your paper using Microsoft
Word, following the formatting specified below.
All papers should be
presented following the instruction given below. Papers should include
Title of the paper
Names and affiliations of the authors,
Indication of the corresponding author
and presenting author,
mail, fax and Tel. No. of the corresponding author,
Organized body of the paper
Results and conclusions
Discussions and recommendations
GENERAL TEXT REQUIREMENTS
All papers mu
st be prepared in English or Farsi and must be free of grammatical, spelling and/or punctuation errors. Please make sure
your paper is thoroughly edited and proof read before submission.
General Paper Specifications:
Page Formatting FOR THE ABSTRACT
Top: 1 inch (2,50 cm)
Bottom: 1 inch (2,50 cm)
Left: 1 inch (2,50 cm)
Right: 1 inch (2,50 cm)
Text & Paragraph Formatting:
Times New Roman
10 point (regular)
Leave a hard return after each paragraph.
All headings use a separate line. There should be a hard return before and after each heading
Size 14 point, boldface type, all caps and center
ize 12 point, boldface type, title case and center
Size 10 point, boldface type, title case and left
Place table titles above the table, flush left to align with the left margin of the table and highlight the title by using bo
Text font and size should be the same as in the text.
Embed (do not link to another file) all graphics in your paper. Figure tiles should be above the figure and center within the
Minimum and Maximum length of the papers
Minimum length of the paper is 4 pages and the maximum is 15 pages.
Deadline for submission of papers.
Papers must be submitted
April 30, 2011. Papers received after this date may not be accepted.
*Papers may be accepted for poster presentation.