The 11th Annual World DNA Day (WDD-2020)

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BIT's 10th Annual World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2019)

BIT's 10th Annual World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2019) with the theme “Exploration, Innovation, Breakthrough, Sharing” successfully held in Nanjing International Youth Convention Hotel, China during April 25-27, 2019. This event was co-hosted by Foreign Talent Research Center MOST, Jiangsu Pharmaceutical Association, <China Biotechnology>, and Foreign Experts Databank of SAFEA (Dalian Branch), co-organized by Jiangsu Drug R & D Association and <Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research>, operated by Zhen-Ao Group Co., Ltd., SHUANGDI, INC., BIT Congress Inc., and Nanjing U-FOX Congress Inc.. Academic Supporting Organizations were Jiangsu Pharmaceutical Association Pharmacogenomic Professional Committee, Jiangsu Pharmaceutical Association Medical Biotechnology Professional Committee, and Jiangsu Pharmaceutical Association Medicinal Chemistry Professional Committee. Supporting Organizations were European Medical Association, China Biopharma Parks Cluster Alliance, and GenScript Biotech Corporation. Almost 400 participants from over 20 countries and regions shared the details of their research during the sessions. It was sure to announce it gained a great success.
As keynote speakers of this grand event, Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Honorary Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2016Dr. Paul Freemont, Professor, Imperial College London, UK; Dr. Hideki Kambara, President, Frontier Biosystems Inc., Japan; Dr. Bennard van Ravenzwaay, Senior Vice President, BASF SE, Germany; Dr. Ruiwen Zhang, Professor & Director, University of Houston, USA made the wonderful presentations at the opening ceremony and Keynote Forum. In addition to the highly specialized branch and forum, exhibitors’ booths at the scene of the conference were also a major highlight of the event. The enterprises provided scientists with advanced instruments, which also have been making great contribution to the scientific research achievements. They work together with the scientists to revealing the secrets of DNA-based research, biomedical studies and human genomics. 

BIT's 9th Annual World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2018)

BIT's 9th Annual World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2018) with the theme “Accelerating Great Cooperation in Bioworld of Belt and Road ” successfully held in Dalian, China during April 25-27, 2017. Almost 1000 participants from over 32 countries and regions shared the details of their research during the sessions. It was sure to announce it gained a great success.
As keynote speakers of this grand event, Dr. Edvard Ingjald Moser, Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2014; Dr. Aaron Ciechanover, Distinguished Research Professor, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel ; Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry, 2004; Dr. Michael Levitt, Professor, Stanford University, USA; Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry, 2013; Dr. Bennard van Ravenzwaay, Professor, BASF SE, Germany; Dr. Ilan Chet, Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel gave their splendid addresses which were warmly received by the audiences at Keynote Forum. Totally, 420 oral presentations in 60 parallel sections and 70 poster presentations altogether. Among the fruitful presentations, it was a scientific festival filled with great opportunities to get access to the advancing development of WDD-2018, in some ways, has promoted the communication of fellow colleagues and collaboration of partners involved in this field.

BIT's 8th Annual World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2017)
BIT's 8th Annual World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2017) with the theme “Meeting the 13th Five-Year Plan, Building Biotechnology Ecosystem” successfully held in Hilton Xi’an, China during April 25-27, 2017. Almost 1000 participants from over 32 countries and regions shared the details of their research during the sessions. It was sure to announce it gained a great success.
As keynote speakers of this grand event, Dr. Robert Plumb, Professor, Imperial College London, UK; Dr. C.-K. James Shen, Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Dr. Yuxin Yin, University Professor & Dean, School of Basic Medicine, Peking University Health Science Center, China; Dr. Xiang Zhang, Principal Consultant & Head, Lucideon; Royal Society Industry Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK, gave their splendid addresses which were warmly received by the audiences at Keynote Forum.
WDD-2017 comprised 3 parts including Frontiers in Molecular & Cell Biology, Genetics and Boitechnology, Highlights of Protein Structure and Function, CellMetabolism, Cell Signaling, Autophagy, Stem Cells, Live Cell Imaging, Single Cell Technologies, Molecular Drug Target and Biomarker, Epigenetics, Bioinformatics, Sequencing Technologies, Genome Editing, Cancer Genetics, Pharmacogenomicsand Personalized Medicine, Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement, Enzymesand Biocatalysis, Bioprinting, Bioenergy,Nanobiotechnology, Bioremediation and Biodegradation, Food and Agriculture, Bioanalytical Technologies, Bioprocessing and Biomanufacturing, 420 oral presentations in 60 parallel sections and 70 poster presentations altogether. Among the fruitful presentations, it was a scientific festival filled with great opportunities to get access to the advancing development of WDD-2017, in some ways, has promoted the communication of fellow colleagues and collaboration of partners involved in this field.
With the support and valuable suggestions from our esteemed guests, we are confident in WDD-2019 which would be more successful than ever. Hereby, we sincerely welcome you to join us next year.

BIT's 7th World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2016)
BIT's 7th World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2016) with the theme “New Biotech Toward 2025”, was successfully held in Dalian International Conference Center, China during April 25-27, 2016. Nearly1000 renowned speakers from 36 countries attended this conference.
As the keynote speakers, Dr. Arieh Warshel, Distinguished Professor, University of Southern California, USA, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry, 2013; Dr. Zu-Hang Sheng, Senior Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health, USA; Dr. Kenneth K. Wu, President & Distinguished Investigator, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan; Dr. Caifu Chen, Senior Vice President of R & D, Integrated DNA Technologies, USA; Dr. Zhongyi Cheng, CEO, PTM BioLabs, China; Dr. Philipp Kapranov, Professor, Director, Huaqiao University, China gave their wonderful speeches at keynote forum and are warmly received.
There were 10+ scientific sessions following the Opening Ceremony covering topics in fields including: Nucleic Acid, Genomic Instability and DNA Repair, Epigenetics, RNA Biology, Evolutionary and Conservative Genomics,Ecogenomics, Bioinformatics, Next-Generation Sequencing, Cancer Genetics, Neurogenetics, Gene Detection and Molecular Diagnostic Technologies, Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine, Plant and Crop Genetics. 

 

BIT's 6th World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2015) 

BIT's 6th World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2015) with the theme “World’s Dream of Bio-Knowledge Economy” that was held in Nanjing, China during April 25-27, 2015 has gained great success. Two Nobel Laureates and 1500+ Renowned Speakers from 39 countries attended this conference.
Two Nobel Laureates have made the wonderful presentations at the opening ceremony including: Dr. Bruce A. Beutler,Director, Center for the Genetics of Host Defense, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA. and Dr. Tim Hunt, Emeritus Group Leader, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Clare Hall Laboratories, Cancer Research, UK.
There were 35 scientific sessions following the Opening Ceremony covering topics in fields including: Genomics, Epigenetics, RNA Biology, Bioinformatics, Next-Generation Sequencing, Cancer Genetics, Neurogenetics, Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine, Plant and Crop Genetics.  
In addition to the highly specialized branch and forum, exhibitors’ booths at the scene of the conference were also a major highlight of the event. The enterprises provided scientists with advanced instruments, which also have been making great contribution to the scientific research achievements. They work together with the scientists to revealing the secrets of DNA-based research, biomedical studies and human genomics. 
Viewing the warmly support and good suggestions from all the participants, we are confident in organizing WDD-2016 which would be better and more successful than WDD-2015. 

 

BIT's 5th World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2014), Dalian, China
BIT's 5th World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2014) with the theme “World's Dream of Bio-Knowlege Economy” that was held in Dalian, China during April 25-27, 2014 has gained great success. Nine Nobel Laureates and 3000+ Speakers from many countries attended this conference. We express our great gratitude for all the participants in conveying their latest research results at our conference. Meanwhile, it's our great pleasure to establish close relationship with hosting organizations with Information Research Center of International Talent, China  State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs,  Dalian Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Dalian Sub-Council to ensure the excellent service quality and high profiles of the cluster conferences. 
Nine Nobel Laureates have made the wonderful presentations at the opening ceremony including: Dr. Thomas C. Südhof, Professor, Stanford University, USA, Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2013; Dr. Serge Haroche, Professor, École Normale Supérieure, France, Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, 2012; Dr. Dan Shechtman, Professor, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, 2011; Dr. Akira Suzuki, Professor, Hokkaido University, Japan, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, 2010; Dr. Ada E. Yonath, Director and Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, 2009; Dr. Luc Montagnier, Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2008; Dr. George F. Smoot, Professor, the University of California, Berkeley, USA, Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, 2006; Dr. Theodor W. Hänsch, Director, the Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik (quantum optics), Germany, Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, 2005; Dr. Hartmut Michel, Professor, Max Planck Institute, Germany, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, 1988.
There were 2 Bio-economic forums, Nucleic Acid Forum and 19 scientific sessions following the Opening Ceremony covering topics in fields including: Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) and Microarray; Genome Architecture of Diseases and Health; Genomic and Genetic Markers; RNAi and microRNA Technologies; Genetics of infectious Diseases and Autoimmune Disorders; Psychiatric Genetics, Neurogenetics and Neurodegeneration; Cancer Genetics/ Genomics, etc.
In addition to the highly specialized branch and forum, exhibitors’ booths at the scene of the conference were also a major highlight of the event. The enterprises provided scientists with advanced instruments, which also have been making great contribution to the scientific research achievements. They work together with the scientists to revealing the secrets of DNA-based research, biomedical studies and human genomics. 
Viewing the warmly support and good suggestions from all the participants, we are confident in organizing WDD-2014 which would be better and more successful than WDD-2015.  

BIT's 4th World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2013), Nanjing, China

BIT's 4th World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2013) with the theme “Grand celebrations of 60th th anniversary of DNA double-helix structure discovery” that was held in Nanjing, China during April 25-27, 2013 has gained great success. Five Nobel Laureates and a lot of Renowned Speakers from many countries attended this conference. We express our great gratitude for all the participants in conveying their latest research results at our conference. Meanwhile, it's our great pleasure to establish close relationship with hosting organizations with China Medicinal Biotech Association, State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and Nanjing Municipal Government to ensure the excellent service quality and high profiles of the cluster conferences.
Five Nobel Laureates have made the wonderful presentations at the opening ceremony including: Dr. Richard J. Roberts, New England Biolabs, UK, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1993; Dr. Avram Hershko, Distinguished Professor, Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry 2004; Dr. Rolf Zinkernagel,Professor of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1996; Dr. Ferid Murad, Professor, George Washington University, USA, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1998; Dr. Erwin Neher, Director, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1991.
There were 26 sessions following the Opening Ceremony covering topics in fields including: Decoding Diseases and Health; Breaking Genomics Research and Technology; Breakthroughs in Genetics of Human Diseases; Non-Human Genetic Models; Gene Therapy; Omics Research; Translational Genomics & Genetics, etc.
In addition to the highly specialized branch and forum, exhibitors’ booths at the scene of the conference were also a major highlight of the event. The enterprises provided scientists with advanced instruments, which also have been making great contribution to the scientific research achievements. They work together with the scientists to revealing the secrets of DNA-based research, biomedical studies and human genomics.

 

BIT's 3rd World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2012), Xi’an, China
BIT's 3rd World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2012) with the theme "Milestones of the Great Bioindustry" that was held in Xi’an, China from April 25-27, 2012 has gained great success. Ten Nobel Laureates and 2500+ Speakers from many countries attended this conference. Meanwhile, it's our great pleasure to establish close relationship with hosting organizations with China Medicinal Biotech Association, State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and People's Government of Xi'an to ensure the excellent service quality and high profiles of the cluster conferences.
Ten Nobel Laureates have made the wonderful presentations at the opening ceremony including:
Dr. Martin J. Evans, Director, Cardiff University, UK, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 2007; Dr. Thomas Steitz, Professor, Yale University, USA, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2009; Dr. Richard J. Roberts, Chief Scientific Officer, New England Biolabs, USA, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 1993; Dr. J. Robin Warren, Pathologist, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 2005; Dr. Hartmut Michel, Professor, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Germany, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 1988; Dr. Daniel Shechtman, Professor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2011; Dr. Aaron Ciechanover, Distinguished Research Professor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2004; Dr. Johann Deisenhofer, Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 1988; Dr. George F. Smoot, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2006; Dr. David J. Gross, Head, Santa Barbara kavli Theoretical Physics Institute of California, USA, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2004.
There were 7 parts following the Opening Ceremony covering topics in fields including: Breaking Genomics Research and Technology; System Biology; RNA Biology; Genome-based Drug Discovery and Gene Therapy; Human Genetics, Genome and Diseases; Other Omics and Applications; Non-Human Functional Genomics and Beyond, etc.

BIT's 2nd World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2011), Dalian, China 
BIT’s 2nd World DNA and Genome Day, was held in Dalian EXPO Center, Dalian, China in April 25-30, 2011 successfully. The theme of the conference was Reopen Bio-Gateway in Green Economy Era. 2000+ participants experienced 4 days scientific program of the conference.  
At the opening ceremony, after the addresses of the Dalian government and the organizing committee, 8 Nobel Laureates gave reports on their works. They are Dr. Erwin Neher, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1991, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany; Dr. Richard Roberts, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1993, Chief Scientific Officer, New England Biolabs, USA; Dr. Ada E.Yonath, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2009; Director of the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Dr. Aaron Ciechanover, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2004, Distinguished Research Professor. Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel; Dr. Thomas A. Steitz, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2009, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, USA; Dr. Osamu Shimomura, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2008; Distinguished Senior Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, USA; Dr. Avram Hershko, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2004; Professor, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel; Dr. Tim Hunt, The Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2001; Principal Scientist, Clare Hall Laboratories, Cancer Research, UK.  
9 parallel tracks followed the opening ceremony covering the main topics in this field, including Genomics Research, System Biology, Genetics and Its Translation, Proteomics and Human Proteome Project, Metabolomics/Metabonomics, Transcriptomics and Interactomics, Gene, Drug Discovery and Medicine and Metagenomics.  
After the conference many participants expressed their satisfaction with the content of the congress and had fine memories of Dalian. We believe that with the support and constructive suggestions the next conference will still be even better.

BIT's 1st World DNA and Genome Day (WDD-2005), Dalian, China 
More than 5000 participants joined the opening ceremony on April 25, 2005. Five Nobel Prize Laureates and about 150 representatives from 25 countries offered lectures in 33 scientific sessions. The follow up events were extended to three other cities: Shanghai, Beijing, and Xi’an. Such an event has generated direct impact on more than 30,000 professionals, industrial scientists, managers, government officers, graduate students and even elementary students across China.

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Dalian International Conference Center, China

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Dr. Aaron Ciechanover
Nobel Prize Laureate
in Chemistry, 2004

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