International Conference on Science and Society 2017: “Phytomedicine and Biopiracy”

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International Conference on Science and Society 2017: “Phytomedicine and Biopiracy”

July 24 - July 28

As we are all working on medicinal plants and natural products, we are faced with the fair sharing of benefits from the bioprospecting of medicinal plants, which is regulated in the Nagoya Protocol of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (see: Efferth et al., Biopiracy of natural products and good bioprospecting practice. Phytomedicine. 2016 Feb 15;23(2):166-73. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2015.12.006). The unfair use of traditional knowledge and genetic resources has been termed “Biopiracy”.

Biopiracy is a hot topic discussed in the humanities, and we as bioscientists have a lot in common to discuss with our colleagues.

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Start:
July 24
End:
July 28
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Website:
http://biopiracyconference2017.uni-mainz.de/

Venue

Hilton Hotel, Mainz
RHEINSTRASSE 68
Mainz, 55116 Germany
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