International Conference on Regulatory Network Architecture in Bacteria (RNAB-2012)

Venue: SASTRA University

Location: Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

Event Date/Time: Mar 09, 2012 End Date/Time: Mar 11, 2012
Early Registration Date: Dec 15, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 15, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Jan 15, 2012
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Dear Colleagues,
It is our great pleasure and honour to welcome you all on behalf of RNAB-2012 organized by SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India in association with Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Trivandrum, India. Currently, the field of Microbiology is experiencing immense changes with breakthroughs in our understanding of Quorum Sensing, Host-Pathogen interaction and Antimicrobial drug resistance. This conference aims at bringing together experts from these domains across the world to share their experience with us and discuss about future development that will benefit the mankind. Besides this, the conference will cover scientific and practical issues related to pathogenic microbes, their gene expression and the upcoming strategies to combat resistance development.

Being our first venture, we wish to create an impact by providing you with an opportunity to get an enriched experience through plenary lectures by international and national eminent scientists in the field along with thought provoking posters from the student community. We also promise you to provide a platform to interact with outstanding scholars in this field. The conference will be hosted by SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India from 09th to 11th, March 2012.

We look forward to receiving your scientific contribution on one or more of the topics related to the following conference sessions:

1. Host – Pathogen Relationship
2. Deciphering Quorum Sensing Network
3. Novel Antimicrobial Drugs & Antibiotic Resistance
4. Omics in Bacteria
5. Education, Policy issues & Outreach in Antimicrobial drugs

Plenary Speakers include:
ï‚·1. Dr. Richard P Novick, Department of Medicine, Langone Medical Center, New York University , New York .
ï‚·2. Dr. Robert E W Hancock, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada .
ï‚·3. Dr. Peter Taylor, Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, University of London, United Kingdom
ï‚·4. Dr. Yossef Av-Gay, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada .
ï‚·5. Dr. Weng Chan, Centre for Biomolecular Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
6. Dr. T. Ramamurthy, Department of Microbiology, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India.
7. Dr. Geeta Mehta, Former Director, Professor and Head of Microbiology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India.
8. Dr. Umesh Varshney, Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
9. Dr. Anand Manoharan, Department of Medicine Unit-I, Infectious Diseases, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
10. Dr. Akhil C. Banerjea, Professor/Chief-& Staff-Scientist VII, Lab-Virology, National Institute of Immunology, JNU Campus, New Delhi, India


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Additional Information

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