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12th World Congress on Biotechnology and Microbiology, will be organized around the theme “Current Advances & Innovative Research of Bio-Sciences”

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Aquaculture & Marine Biotechnology helps to control the marine organisms and water borne organisms. It is a process which has to do with marine or underwater environment. Blue Biotechnology is used to protect the marine organisms from harmful diseases underwater. The control of seasonal production and reproduction in farm animals has become major research goals. The applications of biotechnology to fish farming and ornamental fish production are numerous and valuable in both economic (food production, aquarium trade) and environmental terms (conservation of natural biodiversity for endangered species and protection of natural biodiversity from escapee domesticated strains). With the growing demand for fish products, biotechnology can help in the development of high quality, economical produce, thereby reducing pressure on natural populations.

  • Track 1-1Biotechnology in fish breeding
  • Track 1-2Applications of Fish Biotechnology
  • Track 1-3Applications of Marine Biotechnology
  • Track 1-4Biotechnology applications to Aquaculture
  • Track 1-5Marine Microbiology and Biodiversity
  • Track 1-6Marine-based Drug Discovery and Development
  • Track 1-7Microbial technology for Aquaculture
  • Track 1-8Environmental Risk of Aquatic Organisms from Genetic Biotechnology

Agricultural Biotechnology is a collection of scientific techniques used to improve plants, animals and microorganisms. Based on an understanding of DNA, scientists have developed solutions to increase agricultural productivity. Starting from the ability to identify genes that may confer advantages on certain crops, and the ability to work with such characteristics very precisely, biotechnology enhances breeders’ ability to make improvements in crops and livestock. Biotechnology enables improvements that are not possible with traditional crossing of related species alone. To accomplish these goals, Biotechnologists develop products to protect animals and crops from disease and help farmers identify the best animals and seeds to use in selective breeding programs. 

  • Track 2-1Genetic Engineering and GM Crops
  • Track 2-2Molecular markers
  • Track 2-3Molecular diagnostics
  • Track 2-4New and future initiatives in crop Genetic Engineering
  • Track 2-5Tissue culture & Micro propagation
  • Track 2-6Techniques of Genetic modification in Biotechnology
  • Track 2-7Vaccines
  • Track 2-8Biotechnology in Agriculture—Benefits and Risks

Medical Biotechnology is the use of living cells and cell materials to research and produce pharmaceutical and diagnostic products that help treat and prevent human diseases. Most medical biotechnologists work in academic or industrial settings. In academic laboratories, these professionals conduct experiments as part of medical research studies; industrial biotechnologists work toward developing drugs or vaccines. The medical biotechnology field has helped bring to market microbial pesticides, insect-resistant crops, and environmental clean-up techniques

  • Track 3-1Biomarkers
  • Track 3-2Biopharmaceuticals
  • Track 3-3Human development and disease biology
  • Track 3-4Gene Therapy
  • Track 3-5Molecular Medicine and Diagnostics
  • Track 3-6Metabolomics
  • Track 3-7Regenerative Medicine
  • Track 3-8Biotechnology in diagnostics

Industrial Biotechnology is one of the most promising new approaches to pollution prevention, resource conservation, and cost reduction. It is often referred to as the third wave in biotechnology. If developed to its full potential, industrial biotechnology may have a larger impact on the world than health care and agricultural biotechnology. Industrial biotechnology involves working with nature to maximize and optimize existing biochemical pathways that can be used in manufacturing. The industrial biotechnology revolution rides on a series of related developments in three fields of study of detailed information derived from the cell: genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics

  • Track 4-1Bio refineries
  • Track 4-2Biomass and Feedstock Utilization
  • Track 4-3Biopolymers
  • Track 4-4Bioinformatics
  • Track 4-5Bio functionalized Nanoparticles
  • Track 4-6Food and Beverage Fermentation
  • Track 4-7Protecting Research and Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology
  • Track 4-8Advances technology in Algal Biofuels Production
  • Track 4-9Industrial Microbiology Productions

Pure Microbiology is a branch deals with application of microorganisms in the field of science for the production of human beneficial products such as medicines, antibiotics, vaccines, enzymes, biotechnological products. Micro-organisms possess membrane-bound cell organelles and include fungi and protists, whereas prokaryotic organisms all of which are microorganisms are conventionally classified as lacking membrane-bound organelles and include eubacteria and archaebacteria. Microbiologists traditionally relied on culture, staining, and microscopy

  • Track 5-1Bacteriology
  • Track 5-2Immunology
  • Track 5-3Mycology
  • Track 5-4Microbial: Ecology, Cytology, Genetics & Physiology
  • Track 5-5Microbiology: Cellular, Exon, Generation, Molecular, Nano & Evolutionary
  • Track 5-6Nematology
  • Track 5-7Protozoology
  • Track 5-8Parasitology
  • Track 5-9Virology

Medical Microbiology also known as clinical microbiology, is the study of microbes, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, which cause a human illness and their role in the disease. The microbes and the branch of microbiology are the most studied due to their great importance to medicine. Medical microbiology studies development and progress of the infectious disease in a patient and in human population (epidemiology). It is related to the study of disease pathology and immunology. It is a branch of medicine and microbiology and includes five sciences: bacteriology, virology, parasitology, immunology and mycology. It is used for the production of drugs and antibiotic medicines. It also helps to create or design organisms. Through the process of genetic manipulation it helps to cure genetic issues in organisms. It also helps in analysing diseases in organisms. It also helps in developing new ways of diagnosis by performing tests. With the help of stem cell therapy it helps the organs to grow and it also cures the damaged issues in organisms.

  • Track 6-1Autoimmune diseases
  • Track 6-2Advances in Medical Microbiology
  • Track 6-3Immunobiology
  • Track 6-4Microbiology Diagnosis
  • Track 6-5Mycology
  • Track 6-6Physiology & Pathogenesis: Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoan & Virology
  • Track 6-7Sterilization, Disinfection, and infection control
  • Track 6-8Translational and clinical microbiology and immunology

Pharmaceutical Microbiology is an applied branch of Microbiology. It involves the study of microorganisms associated with the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Other aspects of pharmaceutical microbiology include the research and development of anti-infective agents, the use of microorganisms to detect mutagenic and carcinogenic activity in prospective drugs, and the use of microorganisms in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products like insulin and human growth hormone.

  • Track 7-1Antimicrobial activity, disinfection & effectiveness testing
  • Track 7-2Biopharmaceuticals
  • Track 7-3Drug safety
  • Track 7-4Fermenters and Fermentation
  • Track 7-5Future approaches in Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Track 7-6Microbial chemotherapy
  • Track 7-7New trends in Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Track 7-8Testing methods

Industrial Microbiology is the use of microbes in industrial processes like industrial fermentation, waste-water treatment. It is linked to industry. It deals with screening, improvement, management and exploitation of microorganisms for production. It is useful for the production of end products on a large scale. Industrial microbiology includes the use of microorganisms to manufacture food or industrial products in large quantities. Numerous microorganisms are used within industrial microbiology; these include naturally occurring organisms, laboratory selected mutants, or even genetically modified organisms.

  • Track 8-1Drug Discovery in Microbial Metabolites
  • Track 8-2Extraction of Fermentation Products
  • Track 8-3Industrial Microbiology Productions
  • Track 8-4Metabolic Pathways for the Biosynthesis of Industrial Microbiology Products
  • Track 8-5Microorganisms Commonly Used in Industrial Microbiology
  • Track 8-6Mining Microbiology
  • Track 8-7Preservation techniques
  • Track 8-8Sterility in Industrial Microbiology
  • Track 8-9Treatment of Wastes in Industry

Microbial Biotechnology, enabled by genome studies, will lead to breakthroughs such as improved vaccines and better disease-diagnostic tools, improved microbial agents for biological control of plant and animal pests, modifications of plant and animal pathogens for reduced virulence, development of new industrial catalysts and fermentation organisms, and development of new microbial agents for bioremediation of soil and water contaminated by agricultural runoff.

  • Track 9-1Bacillusthuringiensis (Bt) Toxins: Microbial Insecticides
  • Track 9-2Environmental Applications
  • Track 9-3Microbial Diversity
  • Track 9-4Microbial Biotechnology: Scope & Techniques
  • Track 9-5Microbial Polysaccharides and Polyesters
  • Track 9-6Production of Proteins in Bacteria and Yeast
  • Track 9-7Plant–Microbe Interactions
  • Track 9-8The World of “Omics”: Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics

Food Microbiology deals with study of association of micro-organism with food. Micro-organism deal with food in two ways one it can spoil the food and spread the infection or disease. Secondly it can used some substrate and convert into a product that is fermentation. Micro-organism can ferment the substrate and form the product like curd, Idli, Cheese, Butter etc. If the quality of food is not check properly it may result in spread of food born diseases. So the study related fermentation and quality check of food is important.

  • Track 10-1Controlling the Microbiological Quality of Foods
  • Track 10-2Factors Affecting the Growth and Survival of Micro-organisms in Foods
  • Track 10-3Fermented and Microbial Foods
  • Track 10-4Food Microbiology and Public Health
  • Track 10-5Food processing and packaging
  • Track 10-6Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods
  • Track 10-7New developments in Food Engineering
  • Track 10-8The Microbiology of Food Preservation

Agricultural Microbiology is a field of study concerned with plant-associated microbes. It aims to address problems in agricultural practices usually caused by a lack of biodiversity in microbial communities. An understanding of microbial strains relevant to agricultural applications is useful in the enhancement of factors such as soil nutrients, plant-pathogen resistance, crop robustness, fertilization uptake efficiency, and more. The many symbiotic relationships between plants and microbes can ultimately be exploited for greater food production necessary to feed the expanding human populace, in addition to safer farming techniques for the sake of minimizing ecological disruption.

  • Track 11-1Biological Nitrogen Fixation: Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Track 11-2Biofertilizers
  • Track 11-3Inhibition of Nitrification
  • Track 11-4Management of Pathogens, Pests and Weeds through Microorganisms
  • Track 11-5Microbial Genetics and Biological Nitrogen Fixation
  • Track 11-6Microbial Herbicides
  • Track 11-7Mushroom Culture
  • Track 11-8Soil Microbiology

Veterinary Microbiology is concerned with microbial (bacterial, fungal, viral) diseases of domesticated animals (livestock, companion animals, fur-bearing animals, game, poultry, and fish) that supply food, other useful products or companionship. In addition, Microbial diseases of wild animals living in captivity, or as members of the feral fauna will also be considered if the infections are of interest because of their interrelation with humans (zoonoses) and/or domestic animals. Studies of antimicrobial resistance are also included.

  • Track 12-1Antimicrobial use & Resistance Mechanisms
  • Track 12-2Method Development for Drug Residues
  • Track 12-3Methods for Contaminants in Animal Feeds
  • Track 12-4Vaccines for animals
  • Track 12-5Veterinary pathology
  • Track 12-6Veterinary Product Safety
  • Track 12-7Veterinary Infections
  • Track 12-8Veterinary Laboratory Techniques & Diagnostics

Environmental Microbiology is the study of microorganisms living in a variety of environments (air, soil, water, etc.) and their pathogenic relationship to other organisms including includes (a) Microbial community genetics and evolutionary processes (b) element cycles and biogeochemical processes (c) Microbial life in extreme and unusual little-explored environments, (d)Structure and activities of microbial communities (e)Population biology of microorganisms etc.

  • Track 13-1Aero Microbiology
  • Track 13-2Biogeochemical Cycling
  • Track 13-3Bacterial Communities in Natural Ecosystems
  • Track 13-4Earth Environments
  • Track 13-5Environmentally Transmitted Pathogens
  • Track 13-6Environmental Sample Collection and Processing
  • Track 13-7Environmental Microscopic Techniques
  • Track 13-8Methods: Cultural, Immunological, and Physiological

Water Microbiology is the study of all biological aspects of the microorganisms (bacteria, archaea, viruses, fungi, parasites and protozoa) that exist in water. Water can support the growth of many types of microorganisms. This can be advantageous. As well, the growth of some bacteria in contaminated water can help digest the poisons from the water. However, the presence of other disease causing microbes in water is unhealthy and even life threatening.

  • Track 14-1Bioterrorism and Drinking Water Safety
  • Track 14-2Introduction to Wastewater Treatment
  • Track 14-3Microbiological Aspects of Drinking Water Treatment & Distribution
  • Track 14-4Pathogens and Parasites in Domestic Wastewater
  • Track 14-5Public Health Aspects of Wastewater and Biosolids Disposal in land & Marine Environment
  • Track 14-6Sludge Microbiology
  • Track 14-7Toxicity Testing in Wastewater Treatment Plants Using Microorganisms
  • Track 14-8Water and Wastewater Disinfection

Chemistry is the study of the properties of and interactions between matter and energy. In other words, chemistry is a way to study the properties, characteristics, and physical and chemical changes of matter.

It is sometimes called the central science because it provides a foundation for understanding both basic and applied scientific disciplines at a fundamental level. It include plant chemistry (botany), the formation of igneous rocks (geology), how atmospheric ozone is formed and how environmental pollutants are degraded (ecology), the properties of the soil on the moon (astrophysics), how medications work (pharmacology), and how to collect DNA evidence at a crime scene (forensics).

  • Track 15-1Agrochemistry
  • Track 15-2Analytical Chemistry
  • Track 15-3Biochemistry
  • Track 15-4Chemical Engineering
  • Track 15-5Environmental Chemistry
  • Track 15-6Food Chemistry
  • Track 15-7Industrial chemistry
  • Track 15-8Medicinal Chemistry