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International Scientific Conference PLAMIC2018

«Plants and microbes: the future of biotechnology»

Russia, Ufa, 13-17 June 2018


The city of Ufa is located in the center of Russia, at the foot of Ural Mountains. It is famous for the mix of European and Asian cultures and delicious ethnic cuisine. Scientists and students from all over the world are welcome to our beautiful and modern city to discuss the latest achievements in the fields of:

  1. Plant biotechnology, including micropropagation, in vitro cultures, genetic transformation, breeding, bioinformatics and phytoremediation.
  2. Microbial biotechnology, including environmental and agricultural microbiology and bioinformatics
  3. Plant-microbe symbiosis, including natural and artificial symbiotic systems: legume-rhizobium, actinorhizal and associative symbiosis, arbuscular mycorrhiza, сyanobacterial symbiosis, metagenomics and environmental biotechnology.

The event is organized by Russian Academy of Science.

Conference will be held in Russian and English.

Early registration fee is 50 euro for participants (including coffee breaks) and 20 euro for virtual participants with the presentation of e-poster. Please send an e-mail, titled “REGISTRATION”, with:

— Your name and job position (or class)

— Your department and organization with address

— The abstract title

— The type of participation (personal or virtual)

to until the end of January 2018.

You will receive the confirmation and further details about payment and abstract. Late registration is available for special charge.

The city of Ufa has an International Airport, where you can arrive directly or have a stop over in Moscow. There is a bus timetable. You can also take a taxi (you can use Uber or other apps), it will cost you 400-600 rubles. Make sure you change your cash, because only rubles are accepted in Russia. By the way, you can pay by any credit card in a supermarket or online.

You will need Visa to travel to Russian Federation. You can find all information on the website of the Russian embassy in your country. We can provide you with an invitation letter if you need it.

During the conference you can attend a beautiful Ufa City festival, Russia Day, Eid festival and concert «UFA — Kuraifest». In June and July FIFA World Cup will take place in Russia in several cities.

It will be our pleasure to help you organize your trip, including flights and accommodation. For the information you can write to