Welcome to the 2nd International Symposium on Algae for Energy

Following the successful 1st International Symposium on Algae for Energy held in summer 2010 at Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT), Chinese Academy of Sciences, in Qingdao, China, we are pleased to announce the 2nd International Symposium on Algae for Energy to be held at QIBEBT in Qingdao on February 27-28, 2012. The Symposium is organized jointly with Korean Society of Phycology and Arizona State University.    MORE >>


Schedules of 2012 QIBEBT Symposium on Algae for Energy.pdf (395.62 KB)


  • Genome and omics
  • Taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution
  • Photosynthesis and growth physiology
  • Synthesis and regulation of lipids and carotenoids
  • Photooxidative stress and stress responses
  • Microbial contamination and crop protection
  • Downstream processing and astaxanthin extraction
  • Commercial applications of Haematococcus and astaxanthin
  • Development of a technical roadmap for Haematococcus research and commercial exploitation

Date & Location

Meeting Date: Feb 27-28, 2012

Meeting Location: Qingdao Institute of BioEnergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 189 Songling Road, Qingdao, Shandong, China, 266101