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Dear Colleagues,
park.png  On behalf of the YABEC 2011 Organizing Committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the Symposium of Young Asian Biochemical Engineers’ Community, which will be held in Incheon, Korea on October 7th – 9th, 2011. Since the first YABEC symposium was held in Seoul in 1995, this is the 17th symposium and this symposium series has developed into a key academic event among young Asian biochemical engineers.

With the 16 year history of YABEC, we have just finished our 4 cycles with the 4 member regions. At the last YABEC delegate meeting in Taiwan, it was decided that YABEC symposium would be organized under the auspices of Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB), which was founded in 2008. This YABEC 2011 is the first YABEC symposium which is held under the auspices of AFOB. We are at the meaningful moment to start our 5th round together with AFOB.

As you know, the YABEC symposium has its unique characteristics, which cannot be found in other conventional conferences. The YABEC symposium provides us with the opportunity to share not only academic information but also YABECian Spirit including family-like friendship and Bio-Fun mind. We are therefore proud to welcome you to this exciting symposium, and hope that you will contribute actively to make the symposium a success, both in terms of science and YABECian Spirit.

Tai Hyun Park
Chairman, Organizing Committee of YABEC 2011
Seoul National University, Korea

Submission of Abstract (Download form )

All participants are invited to submit a one-page abstract and a registration form via e-mail for presentation at the conference to the corresponding delegate in each region. Other participants beyond the above four regions may submit their papers directly to the Program Committee of this symposium. All abstracts will be considered for oral or poster sessions. Authors may indicate a preference for oral or poster presentation on the registration form.

Excellent presentations in the Poster session are awarded at the ceremony in Banquet.

Deadline for Abstract submission is September 4st , 2011
Notification of acceptance will be sent to the authors by e-mail before September 4st , 2011.

October 7 (Friday) – October 9 (Sunday), 2011


For Symposium
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Address: (406-741) Songdo-dong, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea
TEL: +82-32-210-1114~1115

For Accommodation, Reception, Social Hours and Banquet
Ramada Songdo Hotel (
Address: (406-800) 812, DongChun-1Dong, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea
TEL: +82-32-832-2000

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