Overview
The 29th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference

The 29th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference under the theme “Frontiers in Applied Biotechnology” is organized by the Thai Society for Biotechnology (TSB) and Department of Agro-Industrial, Food, and Environmental Technology (AFET), Faculty of Applied Science, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB). Conducted in English, the conference, will take place from 23rd to 25th November, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The conference will emphasize all disciplines of biotechnology. The conference will depict Thailand as a tropical country comprising wealthy natural resources. The highlight will be the modern biotechnology-based innovative products developed from the natural resources that would be essentially beneficial for our life to sustainably survive in the changing world.

This conference is aimed to be a leading international conference for researchers to present fundamental, novel and advance knowledge or findings in all fields of biotechnology. It will provide an excellent opportunity to all participants to establish networks, to share ideas and to form partnerships with biotechnology-based private sectors, equipment manufacturers, technology providers, and biotechnology associations, research institutes, universities, biotechnologists and biotechnology students.


The conference will cover the main aspects of biotechnology in the following topics.
Note that other related areas are welcomed.

1. Food and Agricultural Biotechnology
2. Environmental Biotechnology
3. Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics
4. Bio-energy and Biomass
5. Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
6. Thai-Japanese Biotechnology Joint Session: Enzyme Engineering for Industries
7. Nanobiotechnology and other related areas

Welcome message from the President of Thai Society for Biotechnology

Dear friends and colleagues,

On behalf of the Thai Society for Biotechnology (TSB), I am delighted to welcome you to the 29th Annual Meeting of Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference 2017 which will be held in Bangkok, November 23-25, 2017. This year’s Conference will be hosted by King Mingkut’s University of Technology, North Bangkok and the theme of the conference is “Frontiers in Applied Biotechnology”. The world’s remarkable advances in applied biotechnology and its innovation will be thoroughly presented and discussed.

This year’s Conference will be hosted by King Mingkut’s University of Technology, North Bangkok and the theme of the conference is “Frontiers in Applied Biotechnology”. The world’s remarkable advances in applied biotechnology and its innovation will be thoroughly presented and discussed.

The 2017 TSB Conference will provide a wonderful forum for you to refresh your knowledge bases and explore the innovations in applied biotechnology. The Conference will strive to offer plenty of networking opportunities, providing you with the opportunity to meet and interact with the leading professional, academician, researchers, friends and colleagues in the field of Biotechnology, as well as sponsors and exhibitors. The special Thai-Japanese Biotechnology Joint Session on Enzyme Engineering for Industries is also included at this Conference.

Finally, a great conference is not remembered without an attractive social program. Bangkok has been reported as the world’s top travel destination in the year 2016. The 2017 TSB Conference will be held here at Swissotel Le Concorde, a luxurious 5-star hotel located on Ratchadapisek Road, adjacent to the Huay Kwang subway station. Just a two-minute walk from the MRT station, it provides easy access to all areas of the exciting and vibrant city of Bangkok, such as Central Plaza Rama 9, Terminal 21, MBK, Siam Square, Jatujak Market, Chinatown and Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, to name just a few.

We hope you will join us in this TSB 2017 Conference not only for a symphony of outstanding science, but also taking a little extra time to enjoy the spectacular and exciting of the “City of Angle”, another name of Bangkok.


With best wishes,

Assistant Professor Dr. Vichai Leelavatcharamas
President of Thai Society for Biotechnology

Welcome message from conference chair

On behalf of the TSB 2017 organizing committee, I am honored and delighted to welcome all the delegates to the 29th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference at Swissôtel Le Concorde, Bangkok, Thailand. The conference theme will be “Frontiers in Applied Biotechnology”. The conference and Exhibition will take place from November 23 to 25, 2017. This annual event will give participants a platform to exchange ideas, discover novel opportunities, reacquaint with colleagues, meet new friends, and broaden their knowledge.

We are pleased to have Professor Dr. Takeharu Nagai (Osaka University, Japan) and Professor Dr. Anchalee Tassanakajon (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand) as the plenary speakers. In addition, we also have panel discussion on “Next Gen Biotech Business” and we invited 12 speakers (both local and overseas) who will give talks on emerging topics related to diverse disciplines of Biotechnology. The oral presentation will be presented in 7 sessions, including a special Thai-Japanese Biotechnology Joint Session on Enzyme Engineering for Industries. Poster presentation on the paralleled topics is also welcomed.

Welcome to Bangkok. We wish you a memorable experience and a pleasant stay in Bangkok.

Assistant Professor Dr.Rotsaman Chongcharoen
Conference Chair


Department of Agro-Industrial, Food and Environmental Technology
Faculty of Applied Science
King Mingkut’s University of Technology, North Bangkok