Dear Researchers, Sector Employees and Students,

We are pleased to announce that after high interest on our organized scientific meeting on 10-11 May 2018 as a “Workshop on Biotechnology in Aquatic Sciences”, we are in the happiness of re-organizing this scientific meeting as 2nd International Aquatic Biotechnology Symposium on 27-29 April 2020. We would like to take this opportunity to present the symposium once every two years.

The symposium will provide researchers, industry representatives and students with a unique opportunity to exchange expertise, research and knowledge in their respective fields. In this purpose, we would be honored to invite you to 2nd International Aquatic Biotechnology Symposium on 27-29 April 2020 in Istanbul University Prof. Dr. Fuat SEZGİN Congress and Cultural Center.

We kindly ask you to inform your colleagues, students and sector employees with our brochure that we have prepared within the scope of 2nd International Aquatic Biotechnology Symposium.

Thank you for your contributions and we wish to meet in Istanbul.

Best regards,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee,

Professor Dr. Meriç ALBAY

Istanbul University

Faculty of Aquatic Sciences


  • Blue biotechnology

  • Biotechnology applications

  • Biotechnology in aquaculture

  • Bioremediation and biodegradation

  • Industrial and manufacturing biotechnology

  • Algal biotechnology

  • Aquatic metagenomics

  • Natural products from aquatic bioresources

  • Biosensors for aquatic applications

  • Recombinant DNA technology  

  • Vaccine development and delivery systems

  • Probiotics  

  • Gene therapy

  • Detection kits

  • Cryopreservation

  • Reproductive biotechnology

  • Gamet quality

  • Germ cells

  • Biotechnology applications in seafood


Andreas Zehnsdorf (Germany)    

Aygül Ekici (Turkey)

Bela H. Buck (Germany)

Bela Urbanyi (Hungary)

Borja Valverde Pérez (Denmark)

Burak Demirel (Turkey)

Carsten Harms (Germany)

Devrim Memiş (Turkey)

E.Gözde Özbayram (Turkey)

Emilio Molina Grima (Spain)

Harald Wedwitschka (Germany)

Kaan YılancıoğluTurkey)

Luis M. Botana (Spain)

M. Didem Demircan (Turkey)

Marcell Nikolausz (Germany)

Martin Pšenička (Czechia)

Meltem Conk Dalay (Turkey)

Nuray Erkan (Turkey)

Orhan İnce (Turkey)

Otomar Linhart (Czechia)

Pelin Saliha Çiftçi Türetken (Turkey)

Reyhan Akçaalan Albay (Turkey)

Yılmaz Çiftçi (Turkey)


Aygül Ekici

Devrim Memiş

E.Gözde Özbayram

M. Didem Demircan

Özkan Özden

Pelin S. Çiftçi Türetken

Reyhan Akçaalan Albay


Fatih Aydın

Gökhan Tunçelli

İdil Can

İlker Keskin

Özgür Çanak

Zuhal Tunç

  • Deadline for Submission : January 15, 2020
  • Deadline for early registration : February 25, 2020
  • Symposium dates: April 27-29, 2020