3rd International Conference on Biological Sciences and Biotechnology

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Exploration and Conservation of Natural Resources for Biotechnology Development

Venue: Arya Duta, Medan
Medan, ID

August 23, 2017 – August 24, 2017

The Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences , The University of Sumatera Utara is pleased to announce the 3rd International Conference on Biological Sciences and Biotechnology (ICBSB) which will be held in Medan, Indonesia on August  23-24, 2017. The ICBSB  is an international platform for scholars, researchers, and practitioners, individuals to discuss interdisciplinary research and practice in the field of Biological Sciences, Biotechnology and more. The conference will provide a wonderful forum for you to share experiences, refresh your knowledge, discuss research finding and explore the innovation in a wide range of Biological Sciences. Prospective authors are invited to submit original research abstract or full paper which were not, are not, and have not been submitted/published, under consideration in other conferences and journals. The second International Conference on Biological Sciences which was held on  October 17th 2015 concluded successfully with over 80 research presentations and highly recognize keynote speakers. A participation of more than 150 participants is expected for 3rd ICBSB 2017. Post conference tour will be held on August 24th 2017, located around Toba Lake,  North Sumatera.

Selected papers from both oral presentation and poster will be published in IOP confrence series, indexed by Scopus ( Earth and Enviromental Sciences)

Conference day : 23rd -24th August 2017

Venue : Arya Duta, Medan


Keynote/Invited Speakers :


Prof. Allison Robert

Plant Biologist

University of Rhode Island (USA)

Steve Gregory


University of Rhode Island(USA)





Prof. Shigeyuki Baba

Environmental Biology

University of Ryukyus, Okinawa (Japan)

Prof. Sutiman Bambang Sumitro, M.Sc, D.Sc

Cell Biologist

University of Brawijaya


The conference covers the following topics but not limited to:

Topic List :

  • Microbiology and biotechnology
  • Biodiversity and Enviromental biology
  • Plant and animal bioscience
  • Biopharmacy and biomedice
  • Agriculture and Forestry


Honorary Board :

  • Prof. Dr. Runtung, SH, M.Hum (Rector, The University of Sumatera Utara (USU)
  • Dr. Kerista Sebayang, M.Si (Dean, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences)


International Board (Penasehat)

  • Prof. Prof. Allison Robert


Organizing Committee Chairman :

  • Prof. Dr. Dwi Suryanto, M.Sc
  • Co-chair : Prof. Dr. Syafruddin Ilyas, M.Biomed
  • Secretary : Dr. It Jamilah, M.Sc
  • Member : Dr. Isnaini Nurwahyuni, M.Sc


Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Allison Robert
  • Prof. Steve Gregory
  • Prof. Ing. Petr Valasek, Ph.D
  • Prof. Sutiman Bambang Sumito, M.Sc, D.Sc
  • Prof. Dr. Syamsuardi, M.Sc.
  • Prof. Dr.Erman Munir, M.Sc.
  • Saharman Gea, S.Si, M.Si, Ph.D
  • Dr. Nursahara Pasaribu, MSc.


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Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

University of Sumatera Utara