AFOB Regional Symposium, Biopolis, Singapore
11th Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) Regional Symposium 2019
The 11th Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) Regional Symposium 2019 was organised by Bioprocessing Technology Institute, A*STAR and the Singapore Society for Microbiology Biotechnology and from 23 to 25 Jan 2019 in Biopolis, Singapore. The theme for AFOB Regional Symposium 2019 was “Biotechnology for the Asian Century”. The aims of the symposium were to bring together Asian scientists working on emerging platform technologies and their biotechnology applications, to network, share ideas and knowledge, as well as to drive biotechnological advancements in Asia for the 21st Century. The symposium attracted close to 500 participants from more than 20 countries. At the end of the symposium, plaques of appreciation were presented by AFOB president Prof Lee Wen-Chien to the chair (Prof Lam Kong-Peng) and secretary general (Dr Dave Siak-Wei Ow) of ARS2019.