The Russian-French Conference
"Problems and Prospects in Plant Biotechnology"
Institute of Cytology and Genetics, SB RAS
October 21-24, 2008


Dear colleagues!

The Russian-French Conference 'Problems and Prospects in Plant Biotechnology' will be held October 21-24, 2008 in Novosibirsk (Russia).

Conference organizers

The French Embassy in Moscow
The Scientific Council on Biotechnology, Russ. Acad. Sci.
The Centre 'Bioengineering', Russ. Acad. Sci.
The Scientific Council on Genetics and Selection, Russ. Acad. Sci.
The Vavilov Society of Geneticists and Breeders
The Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Russ. Acad. Sci., Siberian Branch

Conference themes

1. Biodiversity
2. Chromosome and gene bioengineering
3. Plant genomics
4. The symbiosis between plants and microorganisms
5. Bioinformatics

If you would like to participate, please send a message to Elena SALINA ( by 1 August 2008 at the latest. Please indicate the following information:

1. Your full name
2. Affiliation
3. Position held
4. Mailing address
5. Telephone, fax, -mail
6. Topic.

The working languages of the conference will be Russian and English.
The Conference abstracts will be posted on the site of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics, SB RAS.

Abstract example (doc)
Abstract example (htm)

Please arrive on October 21. The Conference will begin October 22 at 9:30 am.
A social program will be available to the Conference participants on October 23 (afternoon) and October 24 (afternoon).

More contact information

Tel: +7(383) 3333719 (Elena SALINA)
Fax: +7(383) 3331278

Chairman of the Organizing Committee
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Vladimir SHUMNY