GGBN 2018 Conference

May 22, 2018


With its third international conference “GGBN 2018” taking place in Vienna from May 22nd to 25th, GGBN along with the accompanying organizing institutions will focus on topics related to the exploration of the wealth of diversity that is currently stored in biodiversity biobanks worldwide. Surrounding the main theme of “The International Day for Biological Diversity” proclaimed by the United Nations, sessions will cover agricultural, forest and environmental biodiversity and their characterization by state-of-the-art genomic, phenomic and molecular tools. This characterization process is a substantial part of any long-term strategy to ensure the preservation of biodiversity and thereby to secure the foundation for subsistence of mankind.

The main topics include:

Biodiversity – current challenges, future chances

Forest biological diversity – losses and gains

Why agricultural diversity matters

The hidden biodiversity

Amazing animals ex and in situ

Biodiversity Biobanks: Sampling & Preservation

Biodiversity Biobank Data and Analytics

ABS & Nagoya protocol


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