Theme: Wealth Creation in Asia using Biotechnology Innovation
Dates: 29th-30th April, 2019
29th April, 2019 Monday
1. Introductory meeting of Faculty and guests- 10.30 -11.00
2. Visiting Departmental laboratories- 11.00-12.00
3. Visit to Science & Technology Entrepreneurs' Park (STEP) Gopali- 12.00 to 13.00
4. Lunch break-13.30 to 14.30 hr
5. Visit to Central Research Facility: 15.00-17.00.
Informal discussion with YABEC Members here will commence before and after the aforesaid schedule
30th April, 2019 Tuesday
10:00 - 10:30 am– Inauguration – Chair -Prof. RK Sen, Head of the Department
10:30 - 11:15 – Keynote address - Networking bio-talents in Asia: Prof. M M Hoq
11:15-11:30 – Tea break
11:30-12:15 -Presentation by Bangladesh Team: Prof. Mustak I Ayub
12:15-1:00 pm – Presentation by Nepal Team: Dr. D. Gauchan
1:00-2:00 – Lunch
2.00-3.00- STEP Gopali visit
3:15-4:00 – Presentation by India Team: Prof. R Dhar
4:15-5:00 – Panel discussion: Startups and marketing innovation: Chair- Prof. M. A. Mazid
5:00-5:15 – Tea
5:15-6:00 –One-year roadmap for YABEC west: Chair -Prof. J. Lamichhane
6:00-6:10 – Vote of thanks: Prof. MK Maiti
FINAL SCHEDULE OF MEETING/DISCUSSIONS: Inauguration YABEC-West
Professor Wen-Chien Lee, Professor in Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Cheng University (CCU), Taiwan and President, Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) & Professor Chen-Yaw Chiu, Director of Biochemical Engineering Research Center, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taiwan.
11.00-12.00-General Interactions with Faculty [Committee room 2nd floor, BT]
12.00-13.00: Discussion with Research scholars and 2nd year M Tech students on admission to PhD program in Interdisciplinary Advanced Material and Bio Science, CCU, Taiwan [Seminar room 1st floor, BT] * #
15.00-17.00: Visit to Departmental laboratories and CRF
18.00-19.00: Introduction on Young Asian Biological Engineers’ Community (YABEC) - Meeting with UG, PG & PhD students [Seminar room 1st floor, BT] ** #
10.00-10.15: Inauguration of YABEC/AFOB office [Library ground floor]: #
10.15-10.30: PG and PhD students may propose about first YABEC Regional workshop (with representatives from Bangladesh and Nepal; sometime in late February or early March) [Library ground floor, BT] #
10.30-11.30: Executive Board meeting of AFOB, RBO [Library ground floor]
11.30-13.00: Signing of MoU [Institute Main Building]: Dean (IR) and Dean (SRIC) may discuss on specific collaboration for bio-product development and artificial intelligence [Director’s office & SRIC Conference room]
15.00-17.00- Seminar talks [Seminar room 1st floor, BT] #
Professors Lee - “Functional inclusion bodies over-expressed in Escherichia coli for biocatalyst and production of oligosaccharide nutraceuticals”.
Professor Chiu- “Biotechnology research, bio process development and bio product manufacturing”.
10.00-12.00: Visit to Science & Technology Entrepreneurs' Park (STEP) Gopali campus, IIT Kharagpur #
15.00-17.00: Discussion on Asian Bioeconomy Task Force, industry-Institute collaborations and entrepreneurship/startup networking in Asia: STEP Board Room ***
10.00-12.00: Discussion with Prof S Dey and team for collaborative R&D
16.00 hr: Departure to airport
November 25-26, 2016 [Friday & Saturday].
Venue: NKN Virtual Studio, Sir JC Bose Laboratories Complex
Registration- 15.00 to 18.00 hr-
Inaugural program- 18.00 to 19.00 hr-
Welcome address by Professor SK Ghosh, IIT Kharagpur, Head of the Department, Biotechnology
Address by Professor VS Bisaria, IIT Delhi, President, AFOB- India RBO
Address by Professor S Dey, , IIT Kharagpur, Vice President, AFOB- India RBO
Address by Professor PP Chakrabarti, Director, IIT Kharagpur
Vote of thanks, Professor TK Maiti, , IIT Kharagpur, Secretary, AFOB- India RBO
Plenary talk- 19.00-19.30: Professor Sudhansu Vrati, Executive Director, Regional Centre for Biotechnology, (DBT/UNESCO), Faridabad. Rotavirus vaccine development: The India story.
Technical session-I: Healthcare Biobusiness (10.00- 12.30)
Dr. Goutam Ghosh, Senior Vice President, Panacea Biotech, New Delhi. Fast-tracking the Vaccine & Biopharmaceutical Research and Manufacturing in India - the Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. R Gaikaiwari, Managing Director, HighTech Bioscience India Ltd, Pune. Biocatalysis.
Professor DK Mitra, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Healthcare immunotechnology: multidisciplinary convergence
Professor Shyamol Roy, Vice Chancellor, Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University, Rationally designed multi-antigen T cell epitope-enriched DNA vaccine against Leishmaniasis
Technical session-II: Biodiversity, IPR, Innovation & Bioentrepreneurship (12.30- 13.30) Dr. Goutam Bhattacharya, M/s K & S Partners, Hyderabad. Innovation and intellectual properties
Prof. (Dr) A.K.Ghosh, Director, Centre for Environment & Development. Bio-prospecting and future economic growth in India
Technical session-III: Agri-Food & Energy Biobusiness (14.15- 15.15 hr)
Professor VS Bisaria, IIT Delhi, Bioethanol technology
Dr. SK BardhanRoy, Krishi rasayan Pvt Ltd, Kolkata. Biobusiness for farm sector
Panel discussion (15.30-16.15 hr)
Industry-Institute consortium for promoting biobusiness- Asian networking
Poster session for Research students 16.30-18.00 hr
All concerned are requested to visit- www.afob-india.org for updates.