Our first meeting on Green Biotechnology (Workshop) was organized by the collaboration of Gebze Technical University, Marmara University and Istanbul University (Research and Application Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology-BIYOGEM) in Bayramoğlu Resort Hotel, a very peaceful resort close to Istanbul.
We hosted valuable scientists from abroad including Dr. Yinong Yang (PennState Univ), Dr. Bart Panis, Dr. Sebastien Carpentier (KU Leuven, Belgium) and Dr. Daniele Rosellini (Perugia University), and from Turkey; Dr. Ekrem Gürel, Dr. Ahu Altınkut-Uncuoğlu, Dr. Özer Elibüyük, Dr. Yelda Ö. Tokatlı (Main organizer), Dr. Engin Tilkat, Dr. Yıldız Aydın, Dr. Tuba Bayramoğlu, Dr. Haluk Görgün and other valuable speakers.
This meeting was a good chance to get together and talk about what we are doing on plant biotechnology and on related sciences, also what are the recent developments in the area. As a member of organizing comitee, i thank all people: invited speakers, young students in organizing comittee, and especially graduate students participated with their posters to the meeting. We will meet again in Muğla (2017).