How biotechnology could improve life

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How biotechnology could improve life

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How biotechnology could improve life

  1. 1. Cokhy Indira Fasha
  2. 2. Health & MedicalIndustrial & EnvironmentalFood & AgricultureEnding HungerReducing PollutionFighting DiseaseRed BiotechnologyGreen BiotechnologyWhite Biotechnology
  3. 3. 5 million children under 5 die each year ofhunger-related causes850 million people go hungry todayWorld population of 10 billion by 2030
  4. 4. • Golden rice (VitaminA)• 10 million farmers grow biotech crops
  5. 5. Cellulosic EthanolRenewable EnergyLess CO2 from fossil fuelsMore U.S. energy independence
  6. 6. Bioplastics & MaterialsCleaner Industrial Processes
  7. 7. Cancer Autoimmune DisordersHIV/AIDS Heart DiseaseAlzheimer’s Multiple SclerosisDiabetes Influenza200+Therapies &Vaccines400+ Products in ClinicalTrials
  8. 8. • Predictive• Personalized• Pre-emptive• Screening &diagnostics• Prophylactictreatment
  9. 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. 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. 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. 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/

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