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The Organizing Committee is pleased to inform that all Colleague who is interested in attending the XII International Symposium of Plant Biotechnology, will have a 10% discount on the air ticket if is traveling using Copa Airlines. This discount is effective for participant and a companion. More info...

Since 1993, the Instituto de Biotecnología de las Plantas (IBP) convenes every two years to the International Symposium of Plant Biotechnology.

In its twelfth edition it aims to contribute to the development and application of advances in the field of Plant Biotechnology and enable the exchange of experiences among the participating specialists. It will be sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education of Cuba (MES).

Abstract Submission Deadline:

March 20th, 2016


 Plant cell, tissue and organ culture
 In vitro propagation
 Secondary metabolites
 Plant-microbe interactions
 Functional genomics and proteomics
 Biofortification and metabolic engineering
 Abiotic stress and plant nutrition
 Biotechnology and biofuels
 Biotechnology, climate change and food security
 Biodiversity and conservation of phytogenetic resources
 Biotechnology and public perception
 Professional formation in biotechnology
 Scientific communication in biotechnology

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Inscription Fees

 Foreign Participants:
  • Registration fee includes:
    Symposium accreditation and documentation
    Participation in scientific activities of the Symposium
    Certificate of participation.
    Opening ceremony and closing activity.


 Delegates: 300.00 CUC*
 National Participants:
 Delegates: 300.00 CUP**

Payment of the Inscription Fee could be in cash during accreditation at the Symposium Venue.

You may visist the Official Site of the Central Bank of Cuba if you need some information about the exchange rate, interest rate, legal reserve, etc.

* Cuban Convertibles Pesos
** Cuban Pesos