Prominent Speakers from India

Title:

Prof. S.K. Barik

CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute Lucknow – 226001, India
Email: director@nbri.res.in

Title: Bioremediation of soil spills in oil fields

Prof. Banwari Lal

The Energy and Resource Institute, Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110003
Email: banwaril@teri.res.in

Title: Combining genomics and metagenomics for the accurate mobility of genes among bacteria.

Prof. Rup Lal

Department of Zoology University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Email: ruplal@gmail.com

Title: Carbonic anhydrase of the polyextremophilic bacterium Bacillus halodurans: Utility in mitigating global warming through carbon sequestration

Prof. T. Satyanarayana

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology New Delhi-110078
Email: tsnarayana@gmail.com

Title:

Prof. Brahm S. Srivastava

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute Lucknow-226031
Email: drbrahm@gmail.com

Title:

Prof. Alok Dhawan

CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research Lucknow - 226 001. Uttar Pradesh
Email: dhawanalok@hotmail.com, dhawanalok@hotmail.com

Title: Searching friends among foes: a genomic approach

Dr. V.C.kalia

Environmental Biotechnology Division CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrated Biology Delhi-110007
Email: vckalia@igib.res.in

Title:

Prof. Appao Rao Podile

University of Hyderabad
Email: podilerao@gmail.com

Title:

Prof. Durg Vijai Singh

Institute of Life Sciences (ILS)
Neeladri Vihar, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Email: singhdv@ils.res.in

Title:

Prof. N. C. Talukdar

Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology (IASST),
DST, Govt. of India, Guwahati, Assam

Email: nctalukdar@yahoo.com

Title:

Prof. P.P. Goswami

Division of Animal Biotechnology Indian Vaterinary Research Institute
Izatnagar-243122, Bareilly, U.P.

Email: ppgnbc@yahoo.co.in

Title: Unusual Grass Genome Expansion:Transposons and retroposons sequences in full play

Prof. Arjula Ramachandra Reddy

School for Life Science, University of Hyderabad
Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500046, A.P.

Email: arjulsl@yahoo.com

Title:

Prof. Prakash R. Thorat

P.G. Dept. of Microbiology & Research Center, Shri Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Barshi-413411, M.S.
Email: prakash_micro1@yahoo.co.in, prakashmicro1@gmail.com

Title: Boosting green chemicals as botanical pesticides in sustainable agriculture in Make In India Campaign.

Prof. N.K. Dubey

Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Email: nkdubeybhu@gmail.com, nkdubey2@rediffmail.com

Title: Understanding the light harvesting function of phycobiliproteins by X-ray crystallopgraphy and its therapeutic applications

Prof. Datta Madamwar

BRD School of Biosciences, Sardar Patel Maidan, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar- 388120
Email: datta_madamwar@yahoo.com

Title:

Prof. R.N. Kharwar

Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh-221005, India
Email: rnkharwar@yahoo.com, rnkharwar@gmail.com

Title:

Prof. A.K. Tripathi

CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Lucknow-226015, Uttar Pradesh
Email: tripathianil@hotmail.com, tripathianil@rediffmail.com

Title:

Prof. I.S. Thakur

School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110067
Email: isthakur@mail.jnu.ac.in , isthakur@hotmail.com

Title: Microbial Production of Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) and its human benefits

Dr. G. Venkateshwaran

Department of Food Microbiology, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru, Karnataka-570020
Email: venkatg@cftri.res.in, venkatcftri@gmail.com

Title: Some ethnic fermented food of the world: Ethno-microbiology to next generation sequencing

Prof. J.P. Tamang

Department of Microbiology, Sikkim University, Tadong-737102 Gangtok, Sikkim
Email: jptamang@cus.ac.in

Title: In vitro demonstration of adhesion and anti-inflammatory effect of Lactobacillus fermentum and Lactobacillus delbrueckii sp.

Dr. Prakash M Halami

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore-570 020, India
Email: prakashalami@cftri.res.in

Title: Microbes as geochemical agents: some examples from Indian caves

Prof. R. Baskar

Department of Environmental Science and Engineering Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology , Hisar 125 001, Haryana
Email: rbaskargjuhisar@yahoo.com

Title:

Dr. S Venkata Mohan

CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Tarnaka, Hyderabad-500007, Telangana
Email: svmohan@iict.res.in, vmohan_s@yahoo.com

Title:

Dr. Maulin P. Shah

Industrial Waste Water Research Lab, Division of Applied & Environmental Microbiology, Enviro Technology Limited , Ankleshwar, Gujarat-393002
Email: shahmp@beil.co.in

Title:

Prof. Inderjit

Department of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Email: inderjitdu@gmail.com

Title:

Prof. Pramod W Ramteke

Sam Higgibottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad-211007
Email: pramod.ramteke@shiats.edu.in, dean.pgstudies@shiats.edu.in

Title:

Prof. D.J. Bagyaraj

Dept. Of Agriculture Microbiology, GKVK Campus, University of Agricultural Sciences
Email: djbagyaraj@gmail.com

Title:

Dr. Hemant J Purohit

CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nehru Marg, Nagpur-440020
Email: hj_purohit@neeri.res.in

Title: Recent advances in Microbial Pesticides: Commercialisation and Regulatory Requirements.

Prof. H.B. Singh

Department of Mycology & Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005
Email: hbsbhu@bhu.ac.in, hbs1@rediffmail.com

Title:

Prof. D.K. Maheswari

Department of Botany and Microbiology, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar-249404, Uttarakhand
Email: maheshwaridk@gmail.com

Title: Glycosyl hydrolase and auxillary enzymes from thermophilic

Prof. B.S Chadha

Department of Microbiology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar- 143005
Email: chadhabs@yahoo.com

Title: The evolution of compartmentalized carbaryl degradation pathway in Pseudomonas sp. strain C5pp.

Prof. Prashant P Phale

Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Mumbai-400076
Email: pphale@iitb.ac.in

Title: Statistical Optimization for Enhanced xylanase production by Aspergillus oryzae LC1, its purification, characterization and application in hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Agro-residues.

Prof. Pradeep Verma

Department of Microbiology, Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan
Email: vermaprad@yahoo.com

Title:

Prof. Dayanand Agsar

Professor of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga - 585106, Karnataka
Email: iamdaya62@rediffmail.com

Title:

Prof. V.P. Kamboj

Biotech Park, Lucknow-226021
Email: kambojvp@biotechpark.org.in

Title:

Prof. P.K. Seth

Biotech Park, Lucknow-226021
Email: pkseth@biotechpark.org.in, seth.nasi@biotechpark.org.in

Title:

Prof. C.S. Nautiyal

CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow, U.P.
Email: csnnbri@yahoo.com

Title: Metabolic engineering/systems biology for microbial enzymes: Learning lessons towards innovation.

Prof. Pratyoosh Shukla

Department of Microbiology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana 124001
Email: pratyoosh.shukla@gmail.com

Title:

Prof. Desh Deepak Singh

Department of Biotechnology
Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014

Email: ddsingh@pu.ac.in

Title: The dialectics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the human host macrophage

Dr. Amit Misra

Pharmaceutical & Pharmacokinetics Division, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow-226031
Email:

Title:

Prof. Tapan Kr Adhya

School for Biotechnology KIIT University, Campus XI, Patia, Bhubaneswar 751024, Odisha
Email: adhyas@yahoo.com

Title:

Dr. Yogendra Singh

CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrated Biology Mall Road, New Delhi-110 007
Email: ysingh@igib.res.in

Title:

Prof. K. Annapurna

ICAR-Indian Agricultural research Institute Pusa, New Delhi
Email: head_micro@iari.res.in , head_micro@iari.res.in

Title: Urban bio-mining of e-waste: A novel and sustainable process for recovery of metals

Prof. S.R. Dave

Department of Forensic Science
Professor in Microbiology & Biotechnology Department Gujarat University, Ahmedabad 380 009, Gujarat

Email:

Title: Reverse Vaccinology: Tackling the Scourge of Antibiotic Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii

Prof. Prince Sharma

Department of Microbiology Panjab University, Chandigarh
Email: princess@pu.ac.in

Title: Harnessing the power of microbes in therapeutics and diagnostics

Prof. Praveen Rishi

Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Email: rishiparveen@pu.ac.in

Title: Gut microflora of Bombyx mori as a source for secondary metabolites with anticancer properties

Dr. Shyam Kumar Vootla

Post Graduate Department of Biotechnology & Microbiology Karnatak University, Dharwad-580 003
Email: vootlashyam@kud.ac.in, vootlashyam@gmail.com

Title: Nanotoxicity: a perspective in interaction of microoragnisms with nanomaterials.

Prof. Sunil Kr. Khare

Department of Chemistry Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi-110016
Email: skhare@rocketmail.com, skkhare@chemistry.iitd.ac.in

Title: Understanding rhizobacterial biofilms in relation to rhizosphere colonization and plant heath.

Prof. Iqbal Ahmad

Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P.
Email: iqbalahmad8@yahoo.com

Title:

Prof. R.D. Tripathi

CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Email: tripathird@gmail.com

Title:

Prof. Surendra Singh

P.G. Studies in Research and Biological Sciences Rani Durgavati Vishwavidhyalaya Jabalpur, M.P.
Email: singhbiosci@yahoo.co.in

Title:

Prof. Ravi Shankar Asthana

Centre for Advanced Study in Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005
Email: asthana.ravi@gmail.com, rashthana@bhu.ac.in

Title:

Prof. S.P.S. Khanuja

CSIR- Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Lucknow-226015, Uttar Pradesh
Email: spskhanuja@gmail.com, khanujazy@yahoo.com

Title:

Prof. Saroj Mishra

Department of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology , Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Email: sarojm@dbeb.iitd.ac.in

Title:

Dr. Renu Tripathi

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute Lucknow-226031, Uttar Pradesh
Email: renu1113@rediffmail.com, renu_tripathi@cdri.res.in

Title: Plant growth promoting archaea for alleviation of salt and drought stress.

Prof. Anil Kumar Saxena

ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Important Microorganism, Kushmaur, Mau-275103 (U.P.)
Email: saxena461@yahoo.com

Title:

Prof. Sanjay Chhibber

Department of Microbiology Panjab University
Email: sanjaychhibber@pu.ac.in

Title:

Prof. Naveen Kr. Sharma

Indiara Gandhi National Tribal University Amarkantak, M.P.
Email: naveen.sharma@igntu.ac.in

Title: Recent advances in biofertilizer technology for sustainable crop production

Prof. K. Kumar

Department of Agricultural Microbiology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641003
Email: azollakumar@rediffmail.com

Title:

Prof. Santosh Dubey

Department of Microbiology Goa University, Goa-403206
Email: santoshdubey.gu@gmail.com

Title:

Dr. Shree K Apte

Raja Raman Fellow
Molecular Biology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai

Email: aptesk@barc.gov.in

Title:

Dr. Onkar N Tiwari

Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi
Email: onkar.dbt@nic.in

Title: Bioprospecting thermophilic fungi for catalytically active glycosyl hydrolases and auxiliary enzymes for bioconversion of lignocellulosics.

Prof. B.S Chadha

Department of Microbiology Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar- 143005 (India)
Email: chadhabs@yahoo.com

Title: Social entrepreneurship through horticultural waste management by microbial intervention

Dr (Mrs.) Neelima Garg

ICAR- Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Email: neelimagargg@rediffmail.com

Title:

Dr. Rakesh Pandey

CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Email: r.pandey@cimap.res.in, pandey66@yahoo.com

Title:

Prof. Rintu Banerjee

Agricultural and Food Engineering Department
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Email: rb@agfe.iitkgo.ernet.in

Title:

Prof. T. Padmavathi

PG Department of Microbiology,
Jain University, Jayanagar 3rd Block, 9th Main,
Bengaluru - 560011.

Email: vam2010tpraviju@gmail.com

Title: Metagenomics of coal and formation water

Prof. Kunal Mukopadhyay

Department of Bioengineering
Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi

Email: kmukhopadhyay@bitmesra.ac.in

Title: Metagenomics: gateway for biodiversity and agricultural sustainability

Prof. Reeta Goel

Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities
G.B.P.U.A&T, Pantnagar-263145, Uttarakhand, India

Email: rg55@rediffmail.com

Title: Endophytic actinobacteria as an alternative source for the discovery of bioactive secondary metabolites

Dr. Bhim Pratap Singh

Department of Biotechnology
Mizoram University
Mizoram-796004

Email:

Title: Microbially assisted sustainable recycling of metallurgical wastes-an inevitable option

Dr. Abhilash

CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory,
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

Email: abhibios@gmail.com, abhilash@nmlindia.org

Title: High cell density growth of microorganisms

Dr. Prof. Amulya K. Panda

National Institute of Immunology
New Delhi- 110067

Email: amulya@nii.res.in

Title: Bioprocess optimization of recombinant therapeutics in methylotrophic in methylotrophic yeast P. pastoris: Streptokinase as a model protein

Dr. Yogender P. Khasa

Department of Microbiology
University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi

Email: yogi110@gmail.com

Title: Microbial solubilization of metals from electronic waste (E-wate)

Prof. A.M. Deshmukh

Department of Microbiology
Dr. B.A.M. University, Sub-campus, Osmanabad-413501 (M.S.)

Email: amdeshmuckh1@rediffmail.com

Title:Biocatalysts for biomass deconstruction and derived commodity chemicals

Dr. Pawan Kr. Dadheech

Department of Microbiology
Central University of Rajasthan
Bandarsindri-305801 (Kishangarh), Rajasthan

Email: pdadheech@curaj.ac.in

Title: Rhizosphere mediated removal of polyaromatic hydrocarbons from contaminated soil-an innovative approach to use PGPR for environmnetal applications.

Prof. Piyush Pandey

Department of Microbiology
Assam University, Silchar, Assam-788011

Email: piyushddn@gmail.com

Title: Biocatalysts for biomass deconstruction and derived commodity chemicals

Prof. Sivakumar Uthandi

Department of Agricultural Microbiology
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore 641003

Title: The industry/academic landscape-opportunities & challenges

Dr. Upendra Krishnalal Jani

V.P. Quality Assurance
Hester Bioscience Limited

Email: upendra.jani@hester.in

Title: Multipartite genome system in bacteria and its relevance to DNA damage tolerance in Deinococcus radiodurans

Prof. H.S. Misra

Molecular Biology Division
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Email: hsmisra@barc.gov.in

Title: Bacteriocins: Novel solution for the treatment of infectious disease

Dr. Santosh Kumar Tiwari

Department of Genetics
Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak-124001 Haryana

Email: santoshgenetics@gmail.com

Title: Genetic Diversity and symbiotic efficiency of arid rhizobia for different legumes grown under stressful environment

Prof. Rajesh Gera

Department of Microbiology,
CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar- 125 004 (India)

Email: rajeshgera1967@gmail.com

Title: MicroRNAs: A new horizon in genomics

Dr. Shiva Shankar Chettiar

GeneXplore Diagnostics and Research Centre
Ahmedabad-380006, Gujarat

Email: research@genexplore.co.in

Title: Genomic signature of extremophilic Bacilli: Diverse pattern and unique region

Prof. Rajib Bandopadhyay

Department of Botany
The University of Burdwan, Golapbag, Burdwan-713104

Email: rajibindia@gmail.com

Title: Intellectual property rights and their relevance in biological sciences

Dr. Anil Kumar

Gene Regulation Laboratory
National Institute of Immunology
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067

Email: anilk@nii.ac.in

Title: Microbial domain biological resource centers (mBRCs): Status and Nogoya Protocol vis-à-vis Biological Diversity Act 2002

Dr. Sushil K. Sharma

ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms
Uttar Pradesh-275101, India

Email: sks_micro@rediffmail.com

Prominent Speakers from Abroad

Title:

Prof. Maurizio Del Poeta

Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, 150 Life Science Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794
Email: maurizio.delpoeta@stonybrook.edu

Title:

Prof. Harish Kumar Madhyastha

Department of Applied Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki,Miyazaki. 889-1692
Email: hkumar@med.miyazaki-u.ac.jp

Title:

Prof. Subramanyam Vemulpad

Department of Chiropractic, Building C5C West, Room 351, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
Email: subramanyam.vemulpad@mq.edu.au

Title:

Prof. Kawarabayasi yutaka

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Bioproduction Research Institute AIST Tsukuba central 6, Higashi 1-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8566, Japan
Email:

Title:

Prof. Poonam Singh (Nigam)

School of Biomedical Sciences, Ulster University, UK
Email: p.singh@ulster.ac.uk

Title:

Prof. Rajesh K. Sani

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
Email: rajesh.Sani@sdsmt.edu

Title: Anaerobic Biotechnology For Bio energy Production: Principles and Applications.

Prof. Samir Kumar Khanal

Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, U.S.A.
Email: khanal@hawaii.edu

Title: Characterization of cell wall-associated polysaccharide from self-flocculating Chlorella vulgaris

Prof Jo-shu Chang

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.
Email: changjs@mail.ncku.edu.tw

Title: Assistance Current Effect for Prevention of Voltage Reversal in Stacked Microbial Fuel Cell Systems

Prof. In Seop Chang

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Email: ischang@gist.ac.kr

Title: Pattern recognition of acorns from different Quercus species based on oil content and fatty acid profile

Prof Suzana Ferria-Dias

Universidade de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, Portugal.
Email: suzanafdias@mail.telepac.pt

Title: Landscape ecological approach to the relationships of land use patterns in watersheds to water quality characteristics.

Prof Duu-Jong Lee

National Taiwan University of Technology and Science, Taiwan.
Email: djlee@ntu.edu.tw

Title: Ammonium nitrate thermal decomposition with additives, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries.

Prof. Maria Kanellaki

University of Patras, Greece
Email: M.Kanellaki@upatras.g

Title:

Dr. Bamidele Odumosu

Dr of Pharmaceutical Microbiology University of Lagos, Akoka Yaba, Lagos
Email: deliniz@yahoo.com

Title:

Dr. M.B. Yerima

Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology Fedral University Dutse, Jigawa State, Nigeria
Email: belyerima@gmail.com

Title: The subsurface microbial world of the gas fields of the great artesian basin (GAB) aquifers, Australia.

Prof. Bharat K.C. Patel

School of Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Email: bharat.patel@qut.edu.au, bharatgu19@gmail.com

Organizing Secretary, AMI-2017


Prof. Ram Chandra, Ph.D., FAMI, FBRSI

Department of Environmental Microbiology
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
(A Central University)
Vidya Vihar, Raebareli Road, Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh-226025, India
E-mail: ami2017bbau@gmail.com, prof.chandrabbau@gmail.com
Phone: 0522-2965226
Mobile: +91-9450652324, +91-9997478949