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Open Agriculture: Special Issue on the 3rd Biotechnology Summit 2016

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Dr. Sergio de los Santos Villalobos – Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora (Mexico)

Dra. Fannie Isela Parra Cota – Campo Experimental Norman E. Borlaug (Mexico)

Dr. Fabián Fernández Luqueño – Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados (Mexico)


3rd Biotechnology Summit 2016 (BS´16) will be held on October 24-28, 2016 in Obregon, Mexico’

BS’16 will be hosted by Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora – ITSON (Cd. Obregón, state of Sonora, México). BS´16 is sponsored and organized by several Mexican and International biotechnology Institutes/organizations. The Summit promises to contribute to the next developments in biotechnology, by bringing together professionals from all around the world.

The scientific program of BS´16 has several activities related to its multidisciplinary area of knowledge, such as: plenary session, symposia, oral and poster presentations, pre-congress courses, etc.

For further information please check our website: www.itson.mx/biotechnologysummit16

The topics of the special issue include but are not limited to the following topics:

  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Nutritional Biotechnology
  • Marine (Aquatic) Biotechnology
  • Desert Biotechnology
  • Human Health and Disease
  • Gene-based Industrial Biotechnology
  • Bioterrorism
  • Patents, IPR
  • Bioinformatics
  • Classical Biotechnology (Fermentation)
  • Bioethics, Biotechnology and Society
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Biobusiness, Bioentrepreneuship and Marketing
  • Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology


The authors are kindly invited to submit their contribution via online submission system Editorial Manager. It is important that authors include a cover letter with their manuscript with information that the paper is dedicated to Special Issue on the 3rd Biotechnology Summit 2016. All articles should be submitted in English. All papers will go through the Open Agriculture high standards, quick and comprehensive peer-review procedure and will be published continuously.

Before submission the authors should carefully read over the Instruction for Authors.

We are looking forward to your submission up to November 30, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Sergio de los Santos Villalobos at sergio.delossantos@itson.edu.mx or Agnieszka Topolska at Agnieszka.Topolska@degruyteropen.com

Contributors to the Special Issue will benefit from:

  • transparent, comprehensive and fast peer review managed by our esteemed Guest Editors,
  • efficient route to fast-track publication and full advantage of De Gruyter Open e-technology,
  • no publication fees,
  • free language assistance for authors from non-English speaking regions.