Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
How biotechnology could improve life
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

How biotechnology could improve life

1,206
views

Published on

How biotechnology could improve life

How biotechnology could improve life

Published in: Technology, Business

0 Comments
4 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,206
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
17
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
4
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Cokhy Indira Fasha
  • 2. Health & MedicalIndustrial & EnvironmentalFood & AgricultureEnding HungerReducing PollutionFighting DiseaseRed BiotechnologyGreen BiotechnologyWhite Biotechnology
  • 3. 5 million children under 5 die each year ofhunger-related causes850 million people go hungry todayWorld population of 10 billion by 2030
  • 4. • Golden rice (VitaminA)• 10 million farmers grow biotech crops
  • 5. Cellulosic EthanolRenewable EnergyLess CO2 from fossil fuelsMore U.S. energy independence
  • 6. Bioplastics & MaterialsCleaner Industrial Processes
  • 7. Cancer Autoimmune DisordersHIV/AIDS Heart DiseaseAlzheimer’s Multiple SclerosisDiabetes Influenza200+Therapies &Vaccines400+ Products in ClinicalTrials
  • 8. • Predictive• Personalized• Pre-emptive• Screening &diagnostics• Prophylactictreatment
  • 9. • 40,000 bioscience businesses• 1.2 million direct jobs• 5.8 million additional jobs• $66,775 average annual wage• $26,000 above private sector average
  • 10. 1. Bioproduction of sustainable chemicals, energy and other materials2. Genetically modified crops to increase sustainable food production3. Seawater bioprocesses to produce fuel and chemicals4. Zero-waste bio-processing5. Carbon dioxide as a raw material6. Regenerative medicine to create new organs7. Rapid & precise development and manufacturing of medicine & vaccines8. Accurate, fast, cheap, and personalized diagnostics and prognostics9. Biotech improvements to soil and water10. Advanced healthcare through genome sequencing
  • 11. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: biopharmaceuticals discovery(CNS, cancer, cardiovascular, endocrine, immune); vaccines; antibodies; protein engineering.Plant and Environment: transgenic plants and crops; bioremediation; microbial diversity; bio-monitoring;photosynthetic microorganisms, cyanobacteria and microalgae.Industrial and Manufacturing: bio-fuels; energy crops (cellulosic ethanol industry); industrial enzymes;bioprocess engineering and optimization.Medical Biotechnology: biopharmaceutical manufacturing; diagnostics; imaging; pharmacogenomics(personalized medicine); microarray technology; biomarkers.Regenerative Medicine: stem cells, gene therapy; tissue engineering; cell based therapy; cell cultivation.Marine Biotechnology: EnvironmentApplications of Marine Biotechnology; Marine Natural Products;Bioproducts and Bioactive Compounds; Marine Microbiology and Biodiversity; Marine-based DrugDiscovery & Development; Genomics and Proteomics of Marine Organisms; Aquatic Microbial Ecology.Other areas: Food; Marine; Bio-safety; Systems Biology, Clinical Research/clinical trials; bioethics;nanobiotechnology.
  • 12. http://www.slideshare.net/BIOslides/biotechnology-feeds-heals-and-fuels-the-world-405501?from_search=10http://www.worldbiotechcongress.com/http://forumblog.org/2013/02/how-could-biotechnology-improve-your-life/