Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences Seminar on July 5, 2017

The Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences held a seminar, "How Biologists should be in an era of Nagoya Protocol?" at a Multipurpose Hall of the faculty on July 5, 2017.

Mr. Hajime Morioka, Visiting Professor of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, was invited as a guest speaker. He has been offering consultation services to researchers concerning how to access biological samples and the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) at the National Institute of Genetics for many years.

The seminar was for introduction of accessing biological samples and ABS for students and researchers. During the speech, Mr. Morioka spoke from the basic rules of the Convention on Biological Diversity to challenges that researchers may face, and possible solutions to these challenges in detail. Many questions were raised from the audience showing their strong interest in genetic research activities.


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