Joint Symposium by NSYSU, Taiwan & USJ on “Barring the Exploitation of Economically Important Plants in Sri Lanka”

5th December 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Barring the Exploitation of Economically Important Plants in Sri Lanka
 Joint Symposium by National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), Taiwan
University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ)
05th December 2019
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children…”

(Chief Seattle 1786-1866)
The Symposium is organized to protect indigenous identity of “Ceylon” natural products, spices, plantation crops, herbs and endemic plants to ensure its lasting survival for our future generations and way forward to value added product development utilizing cutting-edge technology.

Date:             05th December 2019
Time:            10.00 AM to 12.00 PM
Venue:          Board Room, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ)

The session is chaired by two speakers from National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan followed by an interactive session.

Keynote Speakers Topic
Prof. Ranil de Silva,

Director, World Class University Project, USJ

Director, Interdisciplinary Center for Innovation in Biotechnology & Neuroscience, USJ

Barcoding of Ceylon Commercial Crops: The Way Forward for Sri Lankan Economy


Prof. Yu –Chung Chiang,

Chairman & Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, NSYSU

The Native and Cultivated Phalaenopsis Species from Biogeography to Horticulture
Prof. Chih-Chuang Liaw,

Chairman & Professor, Department of Marine Biotechnology & Resources, NSYSU

The Development and Recent Research of Phytomedicines in Taiwan

 The Symposium will have a key focus on:

It is a great honour to invite you and interested members from your organization to participate in the Symposium and to actively contribute in the interactive session.


Prof. Ranil de Silva
Director. World Class University Project,
Director, Interdisciplinary Center for Innovation in Biotechnology & Neuroscience
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
011 2758697 | |

Please confirm your participation by sending an email to


1. Symposium invitation
2. Symposium Flyer
3. Program schedule
4. NSYSU Delegate list
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5th December 2019
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