September 2018
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6th Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference!

This year's South Asia Biosafety Conference will take place on September 15-17, 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It boasts six plenary sessions on topics ranging from biosafety regulation and capacity building initiatives in the region to the theory and practice of effective science communication. As the premier biosafety meeting in South Asia, the event has attracted an impressive lineup of speakers, including representatives from the International Rice Research Institute, Feed the Future South Asia Eggplant Improvement Partnership, and the Institute for International Crop Improvement at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Visit our website to learn more and follow #SABC2018 on Twitter for updates.
OECD Consensus Document of the Biology of Mosquito  Aedes aegypti

The ILSI Research Foundation was a drafting co-lead, together with delegations from Mexico and Brazil, for the OECD Working Group on Harmonization of Regulatory Oversight for Biotechnology’s first insect biology document, which describes the Aedes aegypti mosquito. This is the first OECD consensus document to focus on an organism for which biotechnological applications are not aimed at an increase in production or the quality of the product but are driven by health considerations. 
19th World Congress of Food Science and Technology

Dr. Andrew Roberts, ILSI Research Foundation’s Deputy Executive Director, will be co-chairing the scientific session Advances in Molecular Biology as Relevant to Food Technology at the 19th World Congress of Food Science and Technology which will be held in Mumbai, India from October 23-27, 2018. The Congress brings together researchers, academics, professionals, policymakers, and food scientists to exchange ideas and share innovations. 
Save the Date! ILSI Annual Meeting: January 8-13, 2019

The next ILSI Annual Meeting and ILSI Science Symposium will both take place in Clearwater, Florida from January 8-13, 2019. Registration will open soon!