AgBiotechnology Roundtable Featuring N.C. State and Nagoya University Discoveries
RTP, N.C. (October 20, 2010)— NU Tech AgBiotechnology Industry Roundtable (www.NUTechTransfer.org), presented by Nagoya University in partnership with North Carolina State University and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, announces today eight industry technologies will be showcased at the event. The roundtable will be held on October 22 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Hamner Conference Center auditorium at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Registration for the event is complimentary and includes continental breakfast and lunch. To register for the event, visit http://www.tiny.cc/6pzqm.
Featured technologies include:
• Germ-Responsive Promoter for Plant
• Novel Production of a Flightless Ladybird Beetle for Biological Pest Control
• Development of a Versatile and Eco-Friendly RNA Pesticide
• Application of TOF-SIMS to Wood Chemistry
• Inhibition of Biofilms in Living Plants
• Peptide Aptamers that Bind to the Rep Proteins of ssDNA Viruses
• Biotechnology-Based Approaches Toward Harm Reduction in Tobacco
• Bioactive Plant Compounds for Human Health
More than 150 researchers, scientists, executives, entrepreneurs and investors are expected to attend. The roundtable will feature the latest in agricultural technologies from Nagoya University and N.C. State. In addition, the event will include discussions on collaboration strategies as well as investing in research and development.
About NU Tech:
NU Tech was founded by the Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc., located in Research Technology Park, North Carolina. It began as a daylong gathering for researchers, scientists and industry leaders in the life science, biotechnology, medical device and engineering fields. After the success of the first event, Nu Tech 2010, organizers decide to expand the program to include topic-focused roundtables to encourage industry specific dialogue. NU Tech programs feature discussions by industry leaders, technology presentations and networking. TO learn more about NU Tech, the Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc. and Nagoya University, visit www.NUTechTransfer.org.
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