This conference will bring together the community of scientists working in the general area of marine biotechnology in Oman and in GCC countries. Additionally, world-leading experts in marine biotechnology are invited. The focus of the conference will be on current and proposed marine biotechnology research and the opportunities for its application in the Gulf. The conference will extend over 2-days and will host oversea speakers, speakers from SQU and other universities in Oman and GCC countries, representative ministries and the commercial sector.
Graduate students will be encouraged to participate through a scheduled poster session, for which a prize for best poster will be awarded. It is anticipated that about 100-150 delegates will attend.
The main objectives of this conference are to assess and promote the development of marine biotechnology in the Gulf and to bring together scientists for the establishment of new collaborative activity.
Registration is now open(Click here to register). For oral presentation click here and for poster presentation click here. The deadline of the submission of the abstracts is 1 June 2017.
The conference comprises following major themes:
- Marine Biodiversity and Sustainability
- Fisheries and Aquaculture Biotechnology
- Biofouling and Antifouling
- Marine Genetics and Bioinformatics
Invited keynote speakers include:
- Prof. Grant Burgess, University of Newcastle, UK
- Dr. Stephen Goddard, WaterFarmers Aquaponics, Belgium
- Prof. Claire Hellio, Brest University, France
- Dr. Robert Huerlimann, James Cook University, Australia
The conference will be held at Al Faham Stage, SQU Cultural Center, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.
For registration, please click here or visit the website: https://conferences.squ.edu.om/marbio
Registration fee: OMR 10 (US $26)
Deadline of the registration of the participants: 1 August 2017 (UTC+04:00)
*The registration is extended until 30 September 2017.
For further information
For more information, please contact the conference coordinator Mrs. Cristina B. Angel (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit the website https://conferences.squ.edu.om/marbio
*The submission of abstracts is extended until 30 June 2017.