Within the framework of year of Science and Innovations in Commonwealth of Independent States
Division of biological Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, Belarus; State research and production holding “Chemical synthesis and biotechnologies”, Institute of Microbiology, National Academy of Sciences, Belarus; Belarusian National Foundation of Basis Studies; Belarusian Non-governmental Association of Microbiologists; Active Biotech, Ltd held from May 31 to June 4, 2010 International scientific conference “Contemporary state and development prospects of microbiology and biotechnology” devoted to 35-th anniversary of Institute of Microbiology, National Academy of Sciences, Belarus.
Thematic trends of the conference:
1. Microbial diversity
2. Microbial synthesis of biologically active compounds, genetic engineering of microbial strains
3. Microbial technologies for agriculture and medicine
4. Biological products for industry
5. Biotechnologies for environmental control.
A session of East Palaearctic regional section of International organization for biological control of noxious animals and plants was divided within the framework of the conference into the sollowing directions:
1.Technologies of production and application of plant biological control agents.
2.New advances in biotechnology, genetics, chemistry and physics used for elaboration of methods for comprehensive control of noxious organisms.