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Biotechnology Havana 2009
Cuba Fra Swi Ger Can Por Mex Ind UK Swe Ita Arg Ned US Esp Chi Aus Isr Den Lux Rus
Ire SA Pol Pak CR AS Tur Rom Mal VN Aut Bel Brazil Iran SKorea Nepal Venezuela Benin Bangladesh Col Chile

Biotechnology Havana 2009 was organized by the CIGB Direction of Biomedical Research and was held on November 5 - 9, 2009 at Havana Conventions Center, in Havana, Cuba with the participation of close to 800 scientists from 42 countries.

Renowned specialists including Nobel Laureates in Medicine and Chemistry delivered Plenary Conferences and Key Lectures.
The great success of the meeting was achieved thanks to the high scientific level of conferences delivered by the Invited Speakers, the Poster sessions and the open and frankly atmosphere created for discussions. The main topics of discussions were Infectious Diseases, Cancer Biology, OMICS, Neuroregeneration, Cardiovascular Diseases and Inflammation/ Autoimmune Diseases.

Besides, Biotechnology Havana 2012 edition also comprised three Satellite Symposia on Dengue Vaccine, Glycomics and HIV Vaccine and Therapy.

The Main Topics discussed were:

  • Viral Hepatitis, Pertussis
  • Immunotherapy and Therapeutic Vaccines
  • New Therapeutic Strategies
  • Adjuvants and antigen presenting systems
  • HIV Vaccine and Therapy
  • Dengue Vaccine

  • Cancer Vaccines
  • New targets for cancer treatment and their discovery
  • Immunotherapy with antibodies and vaccines
  • Angiogenesis
  • Biotechnology related clinical trials and translational research

  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Proteomics
  • Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
  • Drug Design
  • Glycomics

  • Cytokines and Inflammation
  • Cytokine antagonists as therapeutic agents in autoimmune diseases
  • Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Diseases
  • Regulatory T cells in Autoimmune Diseases

  • Immuno-pathogenesis
  • Molecular mechanisms and biomarkers
  • Animal models
  • New therapeutic approaches
  • Neuroprotection

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