NYS Biotechnology Symposium 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:00am

Would you like to get ca$h prizes and get feedback on your research? Join a poster session featuring graduate student and postdoctoral researchers.

The BEST Program will cover offer travel and registration cost for select students. Contact Susi Varvayanis if interested.


This year's symposium will feature exciting keynote speakers, engaging concurrent sessions and valuable networking opportunities. Look forward to sessions on:

Entrepreneurship in biotechnology
The Human Microbiome
Advances in Immunotherapy
Emerging Contaminants and Solutions
Harmful Algal Blooms
Producing Better Plants for Biofuels

Keynote talk by Avery August; poster session with prizes, and panel sessions galore on many varied biotechnology topics, including winemaking!

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - Friday, May 18, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Where: SUNY- ESF Gateway Center, 1 Forestry Drive Syracuse, NY 13210

This symposium fosters the exchange of ideas among industry representatives and scientists, academics, students, and other professionals interested in biotechnology; and works to develop synergies and relationships that further advance the field. It has a history of convening promising and innovative biotechnology companies and experts, both as speakers and participants, and promises to be the largest and most exciting yet!

Early Registration Ends April 22! Register here.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Katherina Searing at kbsearing@esf.edu