Plenary Speakers

Plenary Lecture I:  Professor Dr. Sang Yup Lee

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)


Topic :  
Systems strategies in biotechnology

Plenary Lecture Il:  Dr. Chaya Chandavasu

PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited


Topic :  To be informed

Plenary Lecture Ill:  Professor Dr. Guo-Ping Zhao

Chinese Academy of Sciences

PR China

Topic :
To be informed

Plenary Lecture IV:  Professor Dr. Roland Wohlgemuth

European Federation of Biotechnology

TopicHorizons of Systems Biocatalysis and Renaissance of Metabolite Synthesis
 Keynote speakers

Keynote speaker I:  Professor Wen-Yih Chen

National Central University


Topic : Precision medicine - A driving force for biosensor technologies developments and  economics

Keynote speaker II:  Dr. Wannop Visessanguan

National Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Center (BIOTEC)


Topic : To be informed

Keynote speaker IIl:  Professor Dr. Teruyuki Nagamune

Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo



Topic : Dynamic micro-patterning and sorting technology for single cell analysis

Keynote speaker IV:  Professor Dr. Ivo Frebort

Centre of the Region Hana for Biotechnological and Agricultural ResearchPalacky University

Czech Republic

Topic : Transgenic barley: A prospective tool for biotechnology and agriculture.



Keynote speaker V:  Professor Dr. Jeong-Woo Choi

President of The Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (KSBB) Korea

Topic : Nanobioelectornic Device toward Biosensor and Biocomputing

Keynote speaker VI:  Professor Dr. Fengwu Bai

State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

PR China

Topic : To be informed

 AFOB-EFB joint session I


Keynote speaker I:  Professor Jung Bae Kim

Department of Chemical & Biological  Engineering, Korea University


Topic : Nanobiocatalysis for microbial  decontamination and CO2 

Keynote speaker I:  Professeur Magali Remaud-Simeon

Laboratoire Ingénierie des Systèmes  Biologiques et des Procédés


Topic : Tuning enzyme promiscuity for new pathways and products

Invited speaker I:  Professor Dr. Pimchai Chaiyen

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of  Science and 

Center for Excellence in Protein and Enzyme  Technology, Mahidol University


Topic : To be informed
   Invited speaker II:  Professor Dr. Dietmar Haltrich

Department of Food Sciences and Technology (DLWT), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences 

Vienna, Austria

Topic : To be informed

Invited speaker III:  Professor Dr. Patrick Shahgaldian

School of Life Sciences Institute of Chemistry and Bioanalytics, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland

Topic : To be informed

Invited speaker IV:  Professor Dr. Francisc Peter

Faculty of Industrial Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
Biocatalysis Group, University Polytehnika of Timisoara

Topic : To be informed

AFOB-EFB joint session II

"Plant Biotechnology"

Invited speaker I:  Professor Jihong Liu Clarke

Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO)
Topic : To be informed
Invited speaker II:  Mgr. Karel Dolezal, DSc.
Laboratory of Growth Regulators
Palacký University & Institute of Experimental Botany AS CR
The Czech Republic

Topic : Plant Biostimulants
Invited speaker III:  Mgr. Ondrej Novak, PhD
Laboratory of Growth Regulators
Palacký University & Institute of Experimental Botany AS CR
The Czech Republic

Topic : Phytochemical Analysis
Invited speaker IV:  Professor Bui Chi Buu

vice president of Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences, director of the institute of agricultural science for southern Vietnam

Topic : To be informed
Invited speaker V:  Dr.Huynh Huu Duc

Biotechnology Center of HCM 

Topic : To be informed
Young Scientists Session

Keynote speaker I:  Professor Min-Kyu Oh

Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Korea University


Topic : Application of synthetic biology for biofuel production
Invited speaker I:  Professor Xu Fang
State Key Laboratory for Microbial Technology, Shandong University
PR China

Topic : Development of a novel celluloytic enzyme mixture with addition of helper protein for the hydrolysis of biomass
Invited speaker II:  Professor Noriho Kamiya
Department of Applied Chemistry, Kyushu University

Topic : Enzyme-mediated Design of Functional Bioconjugates and Materials
 Bioenergy and biorefinery
 on Sustainable Biorefinery for Secondary Products Session

Invited speaker I:  Professor Shu-Yii Wu

Department of Chemical Engineering, Feng Chia University

Topic : Biological Bioproducts from Biomass Waste


Invited speaker II:  Professor Akihiko Kondo

Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Kobe University

Topic : To be informed
Invited speaker III:  Professor Suraini Abd Aziz

Faculty of Biotechnology, University Putra Malaysia
Topic : To be informed

Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology Session

Invited speaker I:  Professor Dr. Prasit Palittapongarnpim
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University and
Executive Vice President, National Science and Technology Development Agency

Topic : To be informed
Invited speaker II:  Professor Guanghui Ma

Director of the State Key Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering in Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Process Engineering
PR China 

Topic : Intelligent Particle adjuvants for advanced vaccine formulation
Invited speaker III:  Professor Chi-Tai Yeh
Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare
Topic : To be informed
Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology Session
Invited speaker I:  Professor Ki Jun Jeong
Department of Bio and Brain Engineering, KAIST 

Topic : Metabolic engineering of Corynebacterium for chemicals 
Invited speaker II:  Professor Liu Tiangang
Department: School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wuhan University  
PR China

Topic : To be informed