The 26th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference is organized jointly by the Thai Society for Biotechnology (TSB) and Mae Fah Lunag University (School of Science). The meeting will be conducted in English, and it will take place in the beautiful and historic city of Chiang Rai, Thailand between 26th and 29th November, 2014.

The conference will emphasize the topic “3Bs: Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Bioeconomy” This leads us to use biotechnology in the changing world with understanding and benefit for our life.

This is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Biotechnology. It will provide excellent opportunity to establish network, share ideas and form partnerships with: biotechnology and private sectors, equipment manufacturers, technology providers, and biotechnology associations, research institutes, universities, consultants, individual biotechnologists and students.

The scientific program is designed to cover all aspects of biotechnology, topics but is not limited to, the following topics:

  1. Bio-energy and Biomass
  2. Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology
  3. Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics
  4. Environmental and Agricultural Biotechnology
  5. Food Biotechnology and Food Safety
  6. Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering
  7. Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  8. Other Related Areas

Welcome message

Assoc. Prof.  Penjit Srinophakun
President of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and  Chairman of TSB 2014

Dear friends and colleagues,

Thai Society for Biotechnology (TSB) have been organized the annual meeting on biotechnology and hosted by affiliate universities every consecutive years since 1989. The meeting point is one of prestigious Biotechnology events in Thailand where is the place for cross-disciplinary exchange, research-industry collaborations, students and a strong scientific program. So far TSB meeting also has good connection to other conference members in Asia including the AFOB (Asian Federation of Biotechnology), KSBB (Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering), SBJ (Society for Biotechnology, Japan) and BEST (Biochemical Engineering Society of Taiwan). This will be a good drive for the Asia and International biotechnology collaboration and will be part of the success of world biotechnology uniting in the future.

In 2014, it is a great pleasure "the 26th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference - TSB2014" which will be held on 26th – 29th November 2014 at Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand. The theme of conference will be “3Bs: Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Bioeconomy”. The event will take place in the beautiful and historic city and its magnificent geographical position offers diversity of natural sceneries and cultures. Please visit the website  http://tsb2014.mfu.ac.th.
I look forward to welcoming you to Chiang Rai for TSB2014 in November 2014.

Sincerely yours,



Executive committee

Conference Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Penjit  Srinophakun  
President of the Thai Society for Biotechnology

Conference Secretariat
Dr. Amorn Owatworakit
Dr. Somrudee Nilthong
School of Science, Mae Fah  Luang University, Thailand

International Organizing Committee
Prof. Dr. Marc Stadler
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany

Prof. Dr. Tomas Ruml
Institute of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic

Prof. Dr. Andriy Synytsya
Institute of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic

Prof. Dr. P. Stephen Baenziger
University of Nebraska, USA

Prof. Dr. Shigeki Sawayama
Kyoto University, Japan

Prof. Dr. Anne Osbourn
John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK

Prof. Jianchu Xu
Kunming Institute of Botany, China

Dr.  Robert Graybosch

Dr. Lance Cadle-Davidson

Dr. Belle Damodara Shenoy
CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, India

Prof.  Park  Cheol Ho
Kangwon National University, Korea

Professor Dr. Kenji Matsui
Yamaguchi University, Japan

Local Organizing Committee
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chayaporn Wattanasiri
Vice President of Mae Fah Luang University

Asst. Prof. Dr. Tuangrak Nantawisarakul
Mae Fah Luang University

Prof. Dr. Saisamorn Lumyong
Chiang Mai University

Dr. Sittiruk Roytrakul
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kevin Hyde,
Mae Fah Luang University

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ekachai Chukeatirote,
Mae Fah Luang University

Scientific committee


Chair of Scientific Committee:
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ekachai Chukeatirote
Mae Fah Luang University

The Secretary of Scientific Committee:
Dr.  Sunita Chamyuang

Important Dates

Deadline for abstract or full paper submission: 15th August 2014
Extended deadline for abstract and full paper submission : 7th 30th September 2014
Notification on acceptance of the abstract or full paper will be e-mailed within 30 days after submission deadline.

Re- submitted abstract and full paper: 23th October 2014
Early bird registration: 24th October 2014
Late registration (for presenters): 25th -30th October 2014
Late registration (for participants): 24th October 2014 - onsite
Conference date: 26th – 29th November 2014

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School of Science, Mae Fah Luang University
333 Muang, Chiang Rai 57100
Tel. 0-5391-6775, 0-5391-6778, Fax. 0-5391-6776
E-mail : TSB2014@mfu.ac.th