MEETINGS - The 5th Brazilian Biosafety Congress and the 5th Latin American Symposium on Transgenic Products (Brazil) September 2007:
Two Brazilian conferences on genetically modified crops are to be held later this year. The 5th Brazilian Biosafety Congress and the 5th Latin American Symposium on Transgenic Products will be held concurrently at the UFOP Centro de Convences, Rua Parana 49, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil on September 18th-21st 2007. Among topics to be discussed at the conferences will be: biosafety legislation in Latin American countries; environmental monitoring of GMOs; international agreements in the biosafety field; and the use of genetic use restriction technology as a biosafety tool. Further information is available from: the Brazilian biosafety association, the ANBio, Avenida Nilo Pecanha, 50, Grupo 2114 - Centro, 20044-900, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Internet: http://www.anbio.org.br.