Biotechnology Journal

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Edited By: Alois Jungbauer and Sang Yup Lee

Impact Factor: 3.708

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 19/78 (BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH METHODS); 33/165 (Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology)

Online ISSN: 1860-7314

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International conference on biomolecular engineering 
BTJ is sponsoring a poster prize at the 5th International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering, January 11-14, 2015, Lost Pines, TX, USA. See also Biotechnology Journal special issue on Biomolecular Engineering, edited by Prof. Kris Prather and Prof. Ali Khademhosseini.
Strategies in Tissue Engineering 
BTJ is sponsoring a poster prize at the 4th International Conference on Strategies in Tissue Engineering, June 10-12, 2015, Wuerzburg, Germany. See also Biotechnology Journal special issue on Strategies in Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine, edited by Prof. Heike Walles and Prof. Katja Schenke-Layland.
European Congress of Applied Biotechnology 
European Congress of Applied Biotechnology, Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2015, Nice, France. See also Biotechnology Journal special issue on Industrial Biotechnology, edited by Dr. Jarka Glassey and Prof. Marcel Ottens.


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Biochemical engineering sciencesBiochemical Engineering Sciences special issue, edited by Prof. Philippe Jacques and Prof. Guilherme Ferreira. Submission open to ESBES members, preference to those who presented at the ESBES meeting in 2014.

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