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IX Conference of the Latinamerican and Caribbean Agricultural and Forestry Biotechnology Network (REDBIO)

 “ IX Encuentro REDBIO 2016-PERU ”

           “Biotechnology for Development and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity”

           June 27 – July 1, 2016 , Lima – Perú

Jointly with the 7ª Annual Conference of the American Council for Medically Active Plants             (ACMAP), USA

Organizer

  • Biotechnology Institute (IBT) National Agricultural University, La Molina (UNALM), Perú.

Co-organizers

  • International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
  • Latinamerican and Caribbean Agricultural and Forestry Biotechnology Network ( REDBIO)

Sponsor

  • National Council for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC- CIENCIA ACTIVA), Peru.
  • National Academy of Sciences (ANC), Peru.
  • National Institute for Agricultural Innovation (INIA), Peru
  • NESTLE PERUANA S.A.
  • Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA)
  • UNU – BIOLAC
  • METABOLON Inc., Madrid, España
  • AGRO BIO , Colombia
  • BIOAL SAC, Perú
  • International REDBIO Fundation (FRI), Uruguay
  • Appi Semillas, Peru
  • LEMNA TEC Aachem, Germany
  • APPLIKON Biotechnology, Peru

 

Venue

'Daniel Alcides Carrión' Covention Center, Peruvian Medical Association: Av. 28 de Julio 776, Miraflores, Lima, Perú

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

 

 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Spanish –English simultaneous translation will be available throughout the Conferences.

Sunday, June 26

 

16:00 – 22:00

CC-CM Peru , Av.28 Julio 776,

Miraflores

Registration

Posters set up *

Panels presentation **

 

*   From Sunday June 26th  until Friday July 1st

** First Group (A): Tuesday, June 28th

   Second Group (B):  Thursday, June 30th

 

19:30 – 21:30

Welcome Cocktail. Floor 5th.

CC-CM, Perú.  Av 28 de Julio 776, Miraflores

 

Monday, June 27

 

07:30 – 08:30

Registration  (all week in this time period)

 

 

08:30 – 11:00
Room  A

Opening Event. Introduction:  Dr. Enrique Fernández Northcote, Associate Prof. UNALM, Lima Perú

Inaugural Session – Opening Conferences

Introduction: William M Roca, REDBIO President

CA 1.  Marc Van Montagu, Prof. Em., University of Genth, Belgium. World Food Laureate, 2013; UNIDO Goodwill Embassador  for Biobusiness.

CA 2. Aunt Julia and the transformer: the brief story of a young, not so young, and Agrobacterium.  Luis Herrera-Estrella, Prof.  Director of the National Genomics Laboratory for Biodiversity (LANGEBIO), CINVESTAV ,México; International Researcher Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI, MD, USA); Member of Academy of Science, México and USA;  REDBIO Medal Award 1998.

11:00 – 11:30

                                        Break

 

11:00 – 13:00

 

Room A

A1. Plant Biotechnology: Crop Genomes

Session A1.1.  Symposium. From The Americas to the world: Genomes of crops originated in the Americas

Introduction. Joe Tohme, Director, Agrobiodiversity Area, CIAT

A1.1.1 Beans . Daniel Debouck, Head, Genetic Resources , CIAT

            Maize (Friday, Julio 1)

            Cotton ( Friday, Julio 1)

A1.1.2 Potato.  Roberto Lozano, Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. USA .

A1.1.3. Yuca. Luis A. Becerra, Head, Cassava Genetics Lab., CIAT

13:00 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 16:30

 

Room A

A1.1.4 Papaya. Ray Ming, Prof. Genomics and Forestry University (FAFU), China, & University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, Ill, USA

A1.1.5. Cacao. Juan Carlos Motamayor, Head, Scientific Research MARS, Inc., Miami,  Fl. EE.UU

A1.1.6. Amaranto/Kiwicha, Cañihua y Quinua.  Genomes, transcriptomes and Physical maps.  Peter J. Maughan, Prof. Plant Science and Wild Life Dpt, Bringham Young Univ., Provo, Utah, USA

16:30 – 17:00

Break

17:00 18:30

 

Room A

Session A1.2. Advances in the Molecular Detection of Pests and Diseases

 

Introduction. Enrique Fernández-Northcote, Associate Scientist, IBT, UNALM, Lima Perú.

A1.2.1  One hundred years of plant virus diagnostics: From symptoms to sequences (and backwards).  Wilmer Cuellar, Head, Virology Lab., CIAT

A1.2.2 The next generation in diagnostics: Crop virome determination for improving management and prediction of emerging diseases. Jan Kreuze, Head of Virology and Bacteriology, CIP.


14:30 – 16:30

 

Room B

B1. Innovative Animal Biotechnology

 

Session B1.1. Innovation in Animal Genetics and Biotechnology

B1.1.1. Animal Genomics and biotechnology in production systems. Alison L. Van Eenennaam, Prof. Animal genomics and biotechnology, Univ. of California, Davis, CA. USA. Communication Borlaug CAST Award, 2014.

B1.1.2. Biotechnology and breeding of American Camels (alpacas) in Peru Gustavo A. Gutiérrez, Prof. Animal Science Faculty. Head, Research Program of American Ovines and Camels. UNALM, Lima Peru.

B1.1.3. Bitechnology of hydrobiological resources.  Eric Mialhe, INCA BIOTEC SAC, Tumbes, Peru.

 

14:30 – 16:30

 

Room C

C1. Biotechnology and Environmental Sustainability

 

Introduction . Mónica Santa María, BioAL, SAC, Lima , Peru

 

Session C1.1. Biotechnology for Bioenergy

 C1.1.1 Omics data modeling for producing biofuels in the Joint Bioenergy Institute (JBEI). Hector García Martín. Computational Eng. Researcher; Director of Metabolic/Quantitative Modeling, JBEI, UC Berkeley USA. (Download abstract)

C1.1.2. Metabolic Engineering for converting sugar cane in crop producing oil. Fredy Altpeter . Molecular and Cell Biology Program, Genetics Institute, University of Florida, IFAS, Gainesville, FL, USA. (Download abstract)

C1.1.3. Biorefineries and biotechnology in the agroindustry. Marcel Gutiérrez –Correa, Profesor UNALM, Lima, Peru.

C1.1.4  Biorefineries using microalgae. Luisa Fernanda Rojas Hoyos, Prof. University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia. (Download abstract)

 16:30 – 17:00  Break
 

17:00 – 19:00

 

Room C

 

Session C1.2  Biotechnology for Biomining  

 

C1.2.1. Biomining and bioremediation. Jose Bauer, Prof. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University (UPCH), Lima, Peru

C1.2.2. Mining environmental passives: Bioprospection and sustainable biomining. Edgardo Donati Prof. National University La Plata, Argentina.

C1.2.3 Metagenomic analysis and use of microbial biodiversity for fermenting cassava starch. Joel Panay , University ICESI, Cali, Colombia.

 

Tuesday, June 28

 


08:30 – 10:30

 

Room A

Session A1.3 Genomes of crops introduced in the Americas

Introduction.

A1.3.1. Wheat. Sequencing of captured exones from TILLING population of tetraploid and hexaploid wheat generating millions of novel mutations. Jorge Dubcovsky, Prof. Distinguished,  University of California, Davis, CA; International Researcher, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), MD. USA. (Download abstract)

A1.3.2. Rice.  Nested-association mapping population of rice: Genotyping by sequencing and QTL Discovery. Mathias Lorieux, Head, Rice Genetics and Genomics Lab., IRD-Francia / CIAT. (Download abstract)

A1.3.3 Coffee. Just enjoy your morning coffee: Research can help maintain your healthy grains in climate change time. Marco A. Cristancho, Scientific Director, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Center, BIOS, Manizales, Colombia. (Download abstract)

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 11:30

 

Room A

A1.3.4 Genomic based methods for the efective conservation and use of Musa diversity. Nicolas Roux , Bioversity International, Montpellier, Francia. (Download abstract)

 

08:30 – 10:30

 

Room B

A1.4  Sugar Cane.  Workshop

 

Introduction: Alvaro Amaya, Director CENICAÑA, Valle, Colombia

A1.4.1.  Sugar cane genomics and Post-genomics. Ray Ming, Prof. Director Joint Center for Genomics and Biotechnology FAFU , China and UIUC-SIB ,Ill ,USA

A1.4.2. Comparative genomics for sugar cane breeding. J. Jaime Riascos, Researcher, CENICAÑA, Valle, Colombia

A1.4.3. Genome editing in sugar cane supporting sustainable production of fuels and other charcoal based products.  Fredy Altpeter. Molecular and Cell Biology Program, Genetics Institute, University of Florida, IFAS, Gainesville, FL, USA. (Download abstract)

10:30 -11:00

Break

11:00 – 11:30

Room B

 

 

A1.4.4. Sugar cane microbiome. Paulo Arruda, Prof. University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brasil, Scientific Director, Co. Alellyx, REDBIO Medal Award, 2001.

11:30 – 13:00

 

Room B

A1.5. Forest Tree Workshop

Introduction.  Sandra Sharry, Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Forest Tree. National University of La Plata, Argentina.

 

A1.5.1. Genotyping by sequencing in the forest industry. Jorge H. Valdés, Director of Bio-Computing and Applied Genetics Division Fraunhofer Fundation for Research, Chile

A1.5.2 Conifer genomics. Maria Teresa Cervera. INIA-CIFOR, Madrid, Spain.

A1.5.3 Genetic engineering of forest trees. Matthias Fladung, Prof. Inst. Thunen of Forest Genetics, Germany. (Download abstract)

13:00– 14:30

Break

11:00 – 13:00

 

Room A

Session A1.6  New Biotechnological Approaches for Plant Breeding

Introduction. Gerardo Gallego, Biotechnology Lab. Coordinator.

 

A1.6.1.  Non-invasive technology for phenotyping.  Marcus Jansen.  LEMNATEC, Germany.

A1.6.2 Definition of Chenopodium germplasm base for quinoa breeding. Eric N. Jellen.  Prof. Genetics and Associated Dean, Univ. Brighan Young, Provo, Utah, USA.

A1.6.3. Genotyping by sequencing: Genomic prediction and selection for crop breeding.  Luis A. Becerra, Head, Cassava Genetics Lab.  CIAT.

13:00  - 14:30

Break

14:30 – 16:30

 

Room A

A1.6.4.  Computational biology and next generation genomics for crop breeding. Jose De Vega, Center of Genomic Analysis (TGAC), Norwich, England. (Download abstract)

A1.6.5. Metabolomics applied to plant biodiversity: abiotic stress.  Carlos Malpica, MATABOLON.  Inc. Madrid, Spain.

16:30 – 17:00

Break

17:00 – 18:30

 

Room A

A1.6.6  Genetic engineering for abiotic stress. Eduardo Blumwald, Prof. Cell Biology & Will W. Lester Chair, Univ. of California, Davis, C.A. USA, Raíces Prize, Argentinean Government, Medal REDBIO 2013.

A1.6.7.  Gene stacking for disease resistance in potato. Marc Ghislain, CIP , Nairobi , Kenya (Download abstract)

19:00 -20:30

SESSION : POSTERS PRESENTATION, First Group (A)

14:30 – 16:30

 

Room B

 

A1.7  Plant – Microorganisms Interaction

Session A1.7 Soil and Plant Biotechnology and Microorganisms Introduction: Doris Zúñiga, Prof. Microbioloy, UNALM, Lima – Perú.

A1.7.1 Plant-soil-microorganims beneficial interaction. Doris Zúñiga, Prof. Microbiology, UNALM, Lima – Peru.

A1.7.2. Arbuscular mycorrhizae and beneficial bacteria in systems micropropapation. Potential application.  Marcia Toro.  Prof. Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.

A1.7.3 Analysis of endobacteria populations from seed and leaves of wild rice  Oryza glumaepatula – under-explored source of novel bacteria with growth promoter function. Thaura Gheinm Herrera, University, Icesi,  Cali, Colombia. (Descargar resumen)

 

Wednesday, June 29

 

08:30 – 10:30

 

 

 

Room A

Symposium. Science Communication and Perception.

Session A1.8.  Communication and Perception – Transgenic GM Crops: What is the concern? Key questions.

Introduction. Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo, Prof. Em., Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia

A1.8.1. Transgenic crops. What is the concern? Gabriella Levitus , ArgenBIO, Argentina

A1.8.2  GMOs in Food Science: Labelling considerations. Adriana Castaño H. Consultant, Bogotá, Colombia.

A1.8.3 Institutionalizing biosafety in Latin-America and Caribbean.  Regulatory frame evolution in Latin-America?  Pedro Rocha, Biotechnology and Biosafety Coordinator, IICA.

 

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 13:00

 

Room A

A1.8.4  Genetically modified trees are safe? Biosafety issues?. European scenario. Mathias Fladung. Prof. Thunen Institute of Forest Genetics, Grosshandorf, Germany. (Download abstract)

A1.8.5  The genetic modified products of next generation, have new biosafety challenges?  Esteban Hopp, Molecular Biology, Bio-informatics and Advanced Genetics Coordinator, INTA Argentina,  REDBIO Medal Award, 2010.

A1.8.6 Risk assessment and regulations of synthetic biology. María Mercedes Roca, Biotechnology and Bio-engineering Department,  Technology Institute, Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.  MRS Consult.

13:00 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 18:00

Technical Tours

 

Thursday, June 30

 

08:30 – 10:30

 

 

Room B

Symposium 2.  Science Communication and Perception.

Session A1.9   Education and Public Perception of Biotechnology.

Introduction.  Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo.  Prof. Em. Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia.

A1.9.1.  The Alliance for Science: A global initiative for science-based communication. Atu Darko, Associated Director, Cornell’s Alliance for Science, Dpt. of International Programs. Cornell Univ, Ithaca, NY, USA. (Download abstract)

A1.9.2. Alliance of public schools and CIAT for education in biotechnology; 15 years of experience. Roosevelt Escobar, Researcher, CIAT. (Download abstract)

A1.9.3 Experiences of LAC Biosafety Project in PeruEnrique Fernandez Northcote, UNALM, Lima Peru.

10:30 -11:00

Break

11:00 – 12:30

Room B

A1.9.4  The scientific cooperative ‘Biotecoop’, a model for the development of I+D+i in Perú.   Benoit Diringer, Biotecoop, Tumbes, Peru.

 

08:30 – 10:30

 

 

Room A

D1 . Bidiversity and Biotechnology for Human Health

D1.  Joint Session REDBIO –ACMAP.  Biotechnological Use of Plant Biodiversity for Applications in Human Health.

ACMAP. Welcome: Fabricio Medina-Bolívar, President of Conference ACMAP 2014-2015, University of Arkansas, USA.

Introduction.  Carlos Malpica. METABOLON, Inc. Madrid, España.

D1.1. Bioactive components in Andean and Amazonan plant biodiversity. David Campos, Prof. Institute of Biotechnology (IBT), UNALM, Lima.

D1.2 Valeriana officinalis, new tools for discovering plant natural drugs.  Joe Chappell, Prof. University of Kentuky, USA.

D1.3 Metabolomics applied to personalized medicine. John Ryals, President & General Director METABOLON, Inc. Raleigh, NC ,USA. (Download abstract)

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 13:00

 

Room A

D1.4 Next generation terapeutical proteins produced in plants. Use of plant tissue culture for producing human enzimes. Carole L. Cramer, Prof. Inst. of BioSciences, Univ. of Arkansas,  USA.

D1.5 Peanuts: “Hairy roots”: Sustainable system for the production and discovery of bioactive compounds for  human health.  Fabricio Medina –Bolívar, Prof. Inst. of Biosciences, Univ. of Arkansas,  USA

D1.6 Making the best combination: Transcriptome designing to understand the metabolism of plants and genetic functions. Keithanne Mockaitis, Univ. of Indiana & Dow Agrosciences , USA.

 

13:00 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 16:00

 

Room A

D1.7 Bioactivity and metabolic engineering of a nutraceutical product.  Agnes Rimando. USDA, USA

D1.8 Metabolic engineering of bioactive compounds in tomato. Eugenio Butelli , John Innes Centre, England.

D1.9 Andean human genetic diversity related to health. Ricardo Fujita, Prof. Univ. San Martín de Porres, Lima, Peru.

16:00 – 16:345

Room A

 

 

 

 

 

Session A1.10.  Symposium: Modern Technologies on Genome Editing

Introducción.  Paul Chavarriaga, Head, Genetic transformation Plataform. CIAT.

A1.10.1 Genome editing for genetic improvement. Jens Boch, Prof. Head Plant Biotechnology, Univ de Leibniz, Hannover, Germany.

16:45 -17:00

Break

17:00 – 19:00

 

Room A

 

A1.10.2 Genome editing for  sugar cane  breeding and sustainability in obtaining bio-products and fuels.  Fredy Altpeter, Prof, Dept of Agriculture, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. (Download abstract)

A1.10.3 Perspectives on editing the maize and wheat genomes. Kawarpal S. Dhugga, Head of Biotechnology for Agriculture and Development. CIMMYT.

A1.10.4 Rice genome editing (IR64) for removing selection markers. Sandra Valdés, Genetic Transformation Plataform, CIAT.

 

19:00 -19:30

Break

19:30 – 20:30

 

Room A

A1.10.5 Perspectives of sugar cane genome editing using rice as model for water stress.  John Jaime Riascos, CENICANA, Cali. Colombia.

A1.10.6  Genetically edited organisms  using CRISPRs: Issues on the intellectual property and possible classification as no-transgenic. Horacio Esteban Hopp, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics and Advanced Genetics Coordinator, INTA, Prof. Faculty of Natural Sciences, UBA- Argentina

14:30 – 16:30

 

Room B

Session A1.11 Plant Cell and Tissue Culture for Conservation, Sustainable Production and Innovation of Active Compounds Introduction.  Zaida Lentini, Univ. Icesi, Cali, Colombia.

 

A1.11.1 Cell and tissue culture for plant genetic improvement: New tendencies. Zaida Lentini, University Icesi, Cali,Colombia .

A1.11.2 Cell and tissue Culture for plant clonal multiplication and conservation: Andean and Amazonian species.  Maria de Lourdes Tapia, Prof. Director of Biotechnology Institute, IBT, UNALM, Peru.

A1.11.3  Use of biotechnology for the conservation and development of aromatic/medicinal native germplasm. Alejandro Escandón, INTA, Argentina.  (Download abstract)

16:30 – 17:00

Break

17:00 – 18:30

 

Room B

A1.11.4 Plant cell and tissue culture as factories for the production of proteins and chemically active compounds Luis Ñopo, University of Arkansas, USA.

A1.11.5 Blue Green bio ingredients for cosmetic market: Cell cultures for producing natural, environmentally friendly, bio-compounds. Luisa Fernanda Rojas, Univ. of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia. (Download abstract)

18:30 – 21:00

SESSION : POSTERS PRESENTATION, Second Group (B)

 

iGEM Presentation: Ana Sifuentes , María Mercedes Roca iGEM & Panel Group  (Theme : Synthetic Biology).

 

Friday, July 1

 

08:30 – 10:30

 

Room A

E1. Biotechnology in the Bioeconomy of Latin America and the Caribbean

Session E1.1. Biotechnological Innovations and Biobusiness

 

Introduction. Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo, Prof. Em. Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia.

E1.1. Bioeconomy relevance for Latin-America and the Caribbean. Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo, Prof. Em. Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia.

E1.1.2. BIOS: Building emblematic genomic projects for Latin America. Marco A. Cristancho, Scientific Director, Center of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. BIOS, Manizales Colombia. (Download abstract)

E1.1.3 Fraunhofer Foundation, Chile, for Research. Jorge H. Valdés, Director of Bio-Computation and Applied Genetics Division. Fraunhofer, Chile.

 

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 13:00

 

Room A

E1.1.4 BIOLINKS Laboratories, DNA Technology.  Jorge Arévalo, President of Biolinks Board, Lima, Peru

 


11:30 – 13:00

 

Room A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session E1.2 Economic Impact of Moderm Biotechnology in Developing Countries.

 

Introduction

E1.2.1 Study report of the National Academies of Science (NAS) on GM crops. Fred Gould, President of the Board of Agriculture and Natural Resources, NAS, USA. (Video conference)

E1.2.2 Meta analysis of the economic impact of genetically modified crops in developing countries.  Patricia Zambrano, IFPRI, Washington DC. USA

E.2.3 Golden mosaic management in Brazil using genetically modified beans. Francisco J.L. Aragao, EMBRAPA, Brasil,

REDBIO Medal Award, 2010. (Download abstract)

13:00 – 14:30  Break

14:30 – 15:30

 

Room A

E.2.4. The costs of generating and releasing GMOs as public goods in developing countries: The case of a potato variety with resistance to late blight. Guy Hareau, CIP.


15:30 – 18:45

 

Room A

 

Session A1.12  Molecular Evolution and Plant Breeding,  Challenges.

 

Introduction.  Alexander Grobman, PeruBiotec, Lima Peru (15 min)

A1.12.1.  Role of horizontal gene transfer in crops evolution: Natural transgenics?. Jan Kreuze, Head of Virology and Bacteriology. CIP.

A1.12.2. Maize.  The genetic architecture of maize domestication: Low hanging fruit and many questions to respond. John Doebley Director of Genetics Laboratory, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

A.1.12.3  Genetic variability of Peruvian maize. Raul Blas. Prof. UNALM, Perú.

A1.12.4.  Cotton.  Genes, Jeans and Genomes: The remakable evolutionary history of cotton. Jonathan Wendel, Distinguished Prof. Head Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology Department, Iowa State University, IA USA. (Download abstract)

17:00 – 19:00

 

Room A

A1.12.5 Challenge of obtaining stress tolerant crops without risks and increasing yield. Transgenic crops, public concerns and consequences.   Raquel L. Chan. Prof. Director, Inst. of Agrobiotechnology of the Littoral, Sta Fe ,Argentina. (Download abstract)

A1.12.6  Crop Improvement beyond the omics era.  Rodomiro Ortíz, Prof. Sweedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Alnarp, Sweeden.

20:00 – 21:00

 

Room A

Closing Event “IX ENCUENTRO REDBIO 2016 – PERU’

  • Presentation of REDBIO Awards
  • Closing remarks

 

21:00 -

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