This collection contains selected papers from the international research conference 8th Scientific and Practical Conference held in Yalta, Russia on the 22nd–26th of September 2020. This event was hosted by the Voronezh State University of Engineering Technologies.
The theme of this conference was Biotechnology: Science and Practice. The conference brought together researchers to share and discuss the latest research, challenges and ideas concerning the use of biotechnology in fields as varied as medicine, agriculture, food technology, ecology, engineering and resource management.
This KnE Life Sciences collection contains 56 peer-reviewed papers covering a range of topics related to biotechnology. Several papers explore methods to enhance the feed of livestock to maximize animal productivity, while others consider the challenges of biological pest control. A number of papers examine the environmental impacts of pollution from sources such as heavy metals, road maintenance, and pharmaceuticals, while other researchers examine resource efficiency and the safe and efficient processing and disposal of waste products. Another key theme is innovations in and evaluations of the use of biotechnology to create optimized food products that maximize output or nutritional properties, maintain safety and quality, or are designed for people with conditions such as diabetes or iodine deficiency.
These papers will be of interest to academics, students or professionals researching or working on biotechnology, bioengineering, bioinformatics, bioenergy, resource conservation, food biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, forest biotechnology, biogeotechnology, medical biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals, cell engineering, genetic engineering, or the production of biologically active substances.
Conference date: 22–26 September 2020
Location: Yalta, Russia
Organizer: Voronezh State University of Engineering Technologies, Russia
Editor: Vasiliy Nikolaevich Popov
Published: 13 January 2022