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Genetic Biocontrol for Invasive Species

Tarragona, Spain

Sponsored by the OECD Co-operative Research Programme on Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, this workshop will highlight different approaches to the control of invasive species that make use of transgenic organisms engineered for introduction into a target population in order to reduce or eliminate it.

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OECD Task Force on the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds

Paris, France

The OECD Task Force on the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds, for which the ILSI Research Foundation is a recognized observer organization, works on technical issues related to the food safety of novel foods and feeds, including the products of agricultural biotechnology.

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			Overview		
			Provisional Agenda		
			Registration		
				Overview
				

Invasive species can pose a threat to the environment, agriculture, or human health. Most governmental approaches to control the spread of invasive species are focused on preventing new introductions. However, efforts to address the control of invasive species once they have become established have met with limited success. Genetic biocontrol of invasive species may offer a new opportunity to go beyond prevention and begin to reduce or eliminate invasive species through genetic strategies. This workshop will highlight different approaches to the control of invasive species that make use of transgenic and nontransgenic organisms designed for introduction into a target population in order to reduce or eliminate it. The presentations given on these various approaches will compare them with respect to efficacy, biosafety, practicality, cost, and time frame for implementation.

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Registration

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Overview

Agenda

Overview

Crop composition is an essential component of the food safety assessment for GE crops that are intended to be used as food. However, it is important to understand the purpose of the data and its context in the safety assessment. Open to attendees of the 15th ISBR Symposium, this workshop will provide an opportunity to briefly discuss the rationale for considering crop composition data, how that data is interpreted in the context of the safety assessment, and what the limitations are to compositional studies.

The workshop will also introduce participants to a resource for assisting in the interpretation of compositional studies—the ILSI Crop Composition Database. Participants will see a demonstration of the database and its features, highlighting updates and additions to Version 7.0, the latest iteration of the database that was launched in January 2019. Then, participants will be provided with a series of exercises designed to help them understand the search reporting function of the ILSI Crop Composition Database, which they can walk through using their personal laptop during the workshop.

In order to ensure that organizers can provide assistance to participants while conducting the practical exercises, the workshop is limited to 20 participants and will be conducted twice (at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm). More information about the workshop and how to register for the symposium is available from the International Society for Biosafety Research.

Agenda

Welcome and Introduction

Compositional Assessment as a Component of Food Safety Assessment for GE Plants
Dr. Andrew Roberts, Deputy Executive Director, ILSI Research Foundation

Introduction to the ILSI Crop Composition Database
Dr. Bhavneet Bajaj, Scientific Program Manager, ILSI Research Foundation

Practical Exercises

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Invasive species can pose a threat to the environment, agriculture, or human health. Most governmental approaches to control the spread of invasive species are focused on preventing new introductions. However, efforts to address the control of invasive species once they have become established have met with limited success. Genetic biocontrol of invasive species may offer a new opportunity to go beyond prevention and begin to reduce or eliminate invasive species through genetic strategies. This workshop will highlight different approaches to the control of invasive species that make use of transgenic and nontransgenic organisms designed for introduction into a target population in order to reduce or eliminate it. The presentations given on these various approaches will compare them with respect to efficacy, biosafety, practicality, cost, and time frame for implementation.

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