The Plant Biotech 2016, a CSPB-CAPB Joint Conference, will be held from June 19-21 at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Due to an incredible response from our plant biology community, registration is at capacity and is now CLOSED. See you in Kingston!!!
There will be no registration available during the conference.

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Dr. David Dennis, Professor Emeritus of Queen’s University (Biology), will be presented with the “The Pioneering & Distinguished Canadian Plant Biotechnologist Award” by CAPB during the Plant Biotech 2016 Joint CSPB-CAPB Conference at Queen’s University from June 19-21, 2016. This prestigious award is designed to recognize Canadian researchers who have made major contributions in the field of basic plant science research, and made significant impact in the development of plant biotechnology for improvement of the quality of human life. Congratulations David!

Plant Biotech 2016 Conference Student Travel Awards:

This bursary is intended to help students to travel to Kingston, ON, to attend Plant Biotech 2016 , a joint conference with CSPB, to be held June 19-21, 2016 at Queen’s University.

  • Eligibility:
    Applicants must be student members of the CAPB at the time of application, and must be attending and presenting their work (oral or poster) at the conference.
  • Amount:
    Preference will be given to conference participants travelling the furthest and who are first authors on the work being presented. The maximum individual award is $200.00.
  • Application:
    Submit application by email before the conference to the CAPB Treasurer, Dr. Pankaj Kumar Bhowmik at
    Please declare that you are a student member of CAPB, and will be presenting a poster or oral talk in the conference (with the title of the presentation).

This will be a joint meeting with the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists(CSPB/SCBV).
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Queen’s campus is within walking distance to historic downtown Kingston, situated on the scenic shores of eastern Lake Ontario at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River and its nearby Thousand Islands. We are putting together an exciting program, so be sure to check back regularly for updates to our list of invited speakers, themes, and relevant information on registration, travel, and accommodation.

We look forward to seeing you in June, 2016!


Check Plant Biotech 2016 website for more details >>