Future of Food Biotechnology in India (FFBI09)

Venue: National Institute of Technology Durgapur

Location: Durgapur, West Bengal, India

Event Date/Time: Jan 08, 2009 End Date/Time: Jan 09, 2009
Registration Date: Jan 08, 2009
Early Registration Date: Dec 12, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 10, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Dec 10, 2008
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National Conference
On
Future of Food Biotechnology in India
January 8-9, 2009
Under formal networking of TEQIP
Jointly Organised By:
DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DURGAPUR (UNIVERSITY)
And
Department of Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, KOlkata 700032
In Collaboration with
Association of Food Scientists & Technologists(I), (Kolkata Chapter)

Patron
Prof. S Bhattacharya
Director
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
Chairperson
Dr. Surabhi Chaudhuri,
Head
Department of Biotechnology
Vice Chairperson
Prof. Runu Chakraborty
Dr. Lalita Gauri Ray
FTBE, Jadavpur University
Chief Advisor of the Committee
Prof. Utpal Ray Chaudhuri,
Head
FTBE, Jadavpur University
Convener
Dr. Debjani Dutta
Department of Biotechnology
Joint Convener
Dr. Uma Ghosh
FTBE, Jadavpur University
Treasurer
Ms. Papita Saha
Department of Biotechnology
Convener (Technical Session)
Mr. Dipankar Haldar
FTBE, Jadavpur University
Members
Dr. Kaustav Aikat
Department of Biotechnology
Dr. Swapan Paruya
Department of Chemical Engineering



ADVISORY COMMITTEE
1. Dr. Jasim Ahmed- Scientist, Polymer Source Inc, Montreal, Canada
2. Prof. U.C. Banerjee-Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Mohali.
3. Prof. B. C. Bhattacharya, Head, Food Technology Department, Techno India, Kolkata.
4. Prof. D. K. Chattoraj, INSA Honorary Scientist, Department of Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
5. Prof. Siddhartha Dutta, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
6. Prof. K.N. Gurudutt , Director, Central Food Laboratory & Head, Food Safety and Analytical Quality Control Laboratory Central Food Technological Research Institute Mysore-570020.
7. Prof. S. N. Mukhopadhyay, Department of Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
8. Prof. Keshavan Niranjan, Deparment. of Food Biosciences, University of Reading, United Kingdom
9. Prof. Tapobrata Panda, Chemical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.
10. Prof. Rekha S. Singhal, Professor of Food Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai, Matunga, Mumbai .


TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
1. Dr. Ambika Banerjee- Corporate Advisor, Research & Development, East India
Pharmaceutical Works Limited, Kolkata.
2. Prof. Pinaki Bhattacharya, Chemical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
3. Prof. Dhrubojyoti Chattopadhyay, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) & Professor, Dr. B.C. Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Calcutta University, Kolkata
4. Prof. Dipak K. Das, Director, Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Connecticut, USA.
5. Prof. Debabrata Das, Biotechnology Department , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
6. Prof. Satya Hari Dey- Biotechnology Department , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
7. Prof. Prakash Kumar, Head, Department. of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore
8. Prof. Sudip Kumar Rakshit, Vice President, Research, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
9. Prof. Subhabrata Sengupta, Head, Biotechnology Department, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata & Ex-Dy. Director, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata
10. Prof. Nagendra P. Shah- Professor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Health Engineering and Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.





Technical Sessions:
The following technical sessions have been slated:
1. Nutraceuticals & Nutragenomics
2. Prebiotics & Probiotics
3. Enzymes in Food Application
4. Transgenic Food
5. Novel Techniques in Food Preservation
6. Bio-safety and Intellectual Property
Technical sessions will focus on the theme of the conference and the topics will be covered with interaction through plenary sessions, invited lectures, presented papers, poster sessions and panel discussions.

Distinguished Speakers and panelists :
1. Prof. Dhrubojyoti Chattopadhyay, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) & Professor, Dr. B.C. Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Calcutta University, Kolkata
2. Prof. Dipak K. Das, Director, Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Connecticut, USA.
3. Prof. H. N. Mishra, Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur .
4. Prof. Prakash Kumar, Head, Department. Of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore
5. Prof. Sudip K. Rakshit, Vice President, Research, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
6. Prof. Nagendra P. Shah, Professor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Health Engineering and Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

Call For Papers :
Original research papers, critical reviews, experience in industry, futuristic solutions, are invited for presentation and publication. Authors are requested to submit the abstract of their papers/presentations not exceeding 500 words through E-mail to Convener.
Last date of receipt of abstract 10.10.08
Last date for submission of full paper 30.11.08

Student Poster Presentation :
Undergraduate and post graduate students may present their posters. The best poster
will be awarded.
Registration Fee (Non – Refundable)
Faculty Members Rs. 2000/-
Research Scholars Rs. 1000/-
Students Rs. 500/-
Industry Rs. 3000/-
AFST(I) members Rs. 500/-
AFST(I) student members Rs. 300/-

The registration fee may be paid by non-refundable Demand draft in favour of “Director, NIT Durgapur” payable at Durgapur. Last date for receiving of registration form is December 12, 2008. Accommodation of different categories of delegates may be arranged in guesthouse and hotels on request subject to availability.
Please address all communications to:
Convener, FFBI09
Department of Biotechnology
National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Durgapur 713209, India
Tel: 0343 275 5394/5209, Fax: 0343 254 7375
Email: nit.ffbi09@gmail.com, debjani.dutta@nitdgp.ac.in
URL: www.nitdgp.ac.in

Venue

Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur 713209
Durgapur
West Bengal
India
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