Monday, January 21, 2013

GS Mann to be panelist at seminar to be held by Cornell University in Hyderabad

GS Mann to be panelist at seminar to be held by Cornell University in Hyderabad
21, January 2013
Pictures and Videos: Amar Singh Jyani, GS Mann
GS Mann shall be a panelist in the session “Acceptance of transgenic crops - Farm economics and sustainable livelihood” at the 3rd international seminar- Global Biosafety Management Program. (GBMP) to be organised by college of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Cornell University, New York, USA to be held in Hyderabad from 21st to 23rd January.

About the Program:
“Global Biosafety Management Program (GBMP): Approach to Product Development and Regulation” This program will provide biotechnology researchers, regulators, policy planners from the environment, agriculture & food sectors, farm management service providers and communication and outreach specialist a broad exposure to the following:
  • ·         Emerging technological platforms in the field of biotechnological crop development and approach to their regulation.
  • ·         Essentials of regulatory framework of different nations and evolving policies.
  • ·         Essentials of developing a robust regulatory dossier and regulatory assessment mechanism for transgenic crop development, commercialization and GM foods.
  • ·         Addressing Food Safety and environmental risk assessments issues in transgenic crops.
  • ·         Addressing concerns on Bio-property and Bio-piracy.
  • ·         Innovation, awareness, informed decision making and acceptance of transgenic crops

This program will bring together mid and senior level professionals from public and private institutes of India, USA, Europe, Bangladesh, Indonesia, the Philippines and African countries. This program will be beneficial for understanding the various aspects of safety assessment of transgenic product development and its commercialization with specific focus on regulatory compliances.

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