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.