ICAFS2017,7th ICBB|Agricultural & Food Sciences|Biotechnology & Bioengineering

2017 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science

7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

ICAFS2017&7th ICBB, October 25-27, 2017 Lahore, Pakistan


General Information

The 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering  (ICBB 2017 Lahore Pakistan) & 2017 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science (ICAFS2017) organized by Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology (APASET) and Virtual University of Pakistan, will be held in Lahore, Pakistan during October 25-27, 2017.
Aims and Scope
It has been designed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of agricultural and food science. A focus will be given on New Approaches and Applications in Agricultural and Food Biotechnology, Animal Science & Biotechnology, Plant Science & Biotechnology, Food Science & Nutrition, Agricultural Resources, Environment & Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture Sustainable, Economic and Management, etc. The aim of the conference is to provide worldwide specialists, scholars, and researchers that are engaged in related filed a chance to exchange the latest research results and advances, study the latest technology and establish international friendship.
Who will attend
    The conference is designed to promote interactive discussions at both the talks and poster sessions, and will feature a mix of invited speakers drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. Experts and practitioners will present the latest innovations and advances, share their experience and insights, forecast the trends and opportunities. This conference sincerely invites academics, independent scholars and researchers from all over the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and views.
    After peer review and author's intention, selected papers will be considered for publishing in international journal with ISSN and DOI, and will be submitted to major databases for index.
    The Conference will be conducted in English and no simultaneous translation will be provided.
    Please bring this notice to the attention of any of your colleagues who may be interested in participating the conference(Download Flyer). 

Prof. Dr. Masroor Ellahi Babar,
Program Chair, Coordinator
Organizing Committee
Virtual University of Pakistan

Topics and Themes

This conference will mainly focus on animal & plant sciences, agricultural biotechnology, agriculture science and engineering, food science and technology, etc.

Section 1 - New Approaches and Applications in Agricultural Biotechnology
General agricultural biotechnology, Animal & Plant Biotechnology, including Proteomics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Genetics and Genomics, Evolutionary and Population Genetics, Evolution and Development, Tissue Culture, Genetic Resources and Databases, Food biotechnology; Transgenic Crops and Their Products.
Section 2 - Animal Science & Biotechnology
 - Animal production and fundamental aspects of nutrition, physiology, veterinary medicine;
 - Animal genetics and breeding, feed processing and testing; and preparation & utilization of animal products;
 - Use molecular biology and genetic engineering to improve their suitability for pharmaceutical, agricultural or industrial applications.
Section 3 - Plant Science & Biotechnology
Crop Science and Horticulture, Botanic Protection & Entomology, Agronomy & Agroecology, Functional Plant Ecology, Plant Abiotic Stress, Cell Biology, Virology, Plant Production & Utilization, Germplasm Resources and Crop Genetics and Breeding.
Section 4- Food Science & Nutrition
 - Antioxidants and Phytochemicals in Food, Chemistry of food and its biochemical interactions; Food toxicology; Food microbiology, safety and risk assessment;
 - Enology and fermentation technology; Engineering of food processing technologies; Food Production and Processing, Food Safety and Hygiene
 - Food and health; Molecular and Genetic Mechanisms in Nutrition; Metabolism and Nutrition Physiology; Health and nutritional implications of food, functional foods, nutraceuticals, and supplements; Nutritional methodologies, behaviors and modelling.
Section 5 - Agricultural Resources, Environment & Agricultural Engineering
Biomass and Environment, Ecology and agricultural ecosystems, Soil science, agricultural meteorology, soil and water conservation, agricultural environmental monitoring, Prevention of Environmental Pollution from Agricultural Activity (Pesticide, fertilizer, etc.),  irrigation and water conservancy. Related area of agricultural engineering in application of agriculture production, related Environmental Engineering, etc.
Section 6 - Agriculture sustainable, Economic and Management
Economics and management in Rural Areas, produce of agricultural product, etc.