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Invited Speakers

vc Professor Antonio Masi
Prof. Antonio Masi of University of Padova, Padova, Italy (UNIPD) is an Associate Professor at Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment DAFNAE.

vc Professor Ganesh Kumar Agrawal
Prof. Ganesh Kumar Agrawal is an Associate Director & Research Co-ordinator at Research Laboratory for Biotechnology and Biochemistry (RLABB), Kathmandu, Nepal. He has completed his doctorate in Applied Biological Chemistry from Tokyo University of Agricultute and Technology, focusing on “Genetic Analysis of the Photosynthetic Gene expression in Cyanobacteria”. His research area concentrates on Bioinformatics for Gene-Protein-Metabolic pathways, stress/disease-associated biomarkers and their application in drug development.

vc Professor Alok Krishna Sinha
Prof. Alok Krishna Sinha is a Staff Scientist VI at National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, India. Prof. Sinha has completed his doctorate from National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow. He has done his Postdoctorate from University of Regensburg (AvH fellow) and University of Wuerzburg, Germany. His research interests focusses on “understanding the complexity of signals being transduced through mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascade in plants”.

vc Professor Rajesh Tandon
Prof. Rajesh Tandon is a Professor at Department of Botany, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. Prof. Tandon completed his doctorate in Botany from University of Delhi, focusing on reproductive biology of some tree species of Rajasthan. Some of his main research interests include Reproductive Biology of Flowering plants, Developmental Biology, Conservation Biology. He has received Dr. Y.S. Murthy Young Scientist Award by the Indian Botanical Society in the year 2008.

vc Professor Ranadhir Chakraborty
Prof. Ranadhir Chakraborty is a Professor and head of the department at Department of Bio-Technology at University of North Bengal, Siliguri, India. His research area focuses on Microbial genetics and Microbial genomics. He was invited as one of the distinguished speakers from Clinical Research & Academic Institution in the 3rd ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING DATA CONGRESS held in London, UK, organized by OXFORD GLOBAL, United Kingdom, during the year 2015.

vc Professor Ruma Pal
Prof. Ruma Pal is a Professor and head of the department at Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India. Some of her main interests include Algal Diversity, Algal Biotechnology, Ecological Modeling, Phycoremediation and Nanotechnology. She has received “George F. Papenfuss Award: by International Phycological Society during 2017. She has been elected as Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology (WAST2017).

vc Dr. Arup Kumar Mukherjee
Dr. Arup Kumar Mukherjee is a Senior Scientist at ICARNRRI, Odisha, India. His area of research interest include Plant Pathology and Plant Biotechnology. He has done PDF in the National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi in a project entitled “DNA Fingerprinting, Gene Tagging and Mapping of Economically Important Traits of Indian Mustard by Using Molecular Markers. He was selected as a DBT Over Seas Associateship in the Department of Biology, Israel Institute of Technology, Technion, Haifa 32000, Israel. He has received SAB Merit Award from the Society of Applied Biotechnology (2012). Moreover, he was selected as a Fellow of the Society of Applied Biotechnology

vc Dr. Dhani Raj Chhetri
Dr. D. R. Chhetri is an Associate Professor and head of the department at Department of Botany, Sikkim University, Sikkim, India. Dr. Chhetri has completed his doctorate in Botany form Burdwan University and his PhD Topic was “Partial Purification and Characterisation of myo-inositol-1-phosphate synthase from Diplopterygium glaucum (Thunb.) Nakai”. His research interests focusses on Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.

vc Dr. Biswajit Ghosh
Dr. Biswajit Ghosh is an Associate Professor at Department of Botany, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College, Rahara, West Bengal, India. He is a coordinator of the Post Graduate Department of Botany, Rahara, Kolkata. Some of his main research interests include Plant tissue culture and Plant biotechnology. He is involved in research project which addresses “Chemotyping, quality assessment and post-harvest technology development in some important medicinal plants for elite selection, drug yield optimization and quality retention” and “Transfer of Knowledge of Medicinal Plant Biotechnology to the Unemployed Rural People of West Bengal to Promote them to better Socio-Economic life”.

vc Dr. Punarbasu Chowdhuri
Dr. Punarbasu Chowdhuri is an Assistant Professor at Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, West Bengal. Some of his main research interests include India Mangrove Ecology & Bioprospecting, Climate change, Green Chemistry, Geochemistry and Geoinformatics.

vc Dr. Sukhendu Mandal
Dr. Sukhendu Mandal is an Assistant Professor at Department of Microbiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India. His area of research interests include Mycobacterial gene expression, RNAP holoenzymes and transcription factors involved during stress, Identification of novel Actinomycetes for their unique antimicrobial components. He has received “HHMI Fellowship” for postdoctoral research in Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, NJ, USA and “NIH Fellowship” for postdoctoral research in Rutgers University, NJ, USA.

vc Professor Narayan Chandra Mandal
Prof. Narayan Chandra Mandal is a Professor at Department of Botany, Siksha Bhavana, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India. His research area focusses on: Carbon metabolism and Phosphate solubilization by common diazotrophs; Survival ecology of di-azotrophs under stress; microbiology of water, and Antarctica soils Studies on natural anti-microbials (phytochemicals and bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria; Biological control of plant pathogens.

vc Dr. Palash Mandal
Dr. Palash Mandal is an Assistant Professor at Department of Botany, University of North Bengal, Siliguri, India. Some of his main research interests include Plant Physiology & Pharmacognosy. He was involved in research projects which address: “Profile study of peptides and antioxidants of Mulberry leaves: in relation to their potential in artificial diet rearing system of silkworm” & “Developmental stimulation of antioxidants in dark germinated Trigonella foenum-graecum L. by Nitric Oxide Donors and Scavengers”.



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