Program Schedules


Day 1- December 16, 2016 (Friday)

08:00 – 9:30 am

Registration

09:30 – 10:00 am

Inauguration of the conference

10:00 – 10:15 am

Photo Session

Session 1- Pathogenesis and Infection

Chair- Dr. Diane McDougald

Co-chair- Dr. Sai Subramanian

10:20 – 11:00 am

Plenary Talk – I  

Dr. Diane McDougald
Microbial Biofilms and Public Health & Medical Biofilms
Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, NTU, Singapore

11:00 – 11:20 pm

Lecture – I  

Dr. CV Srikanth
Associate Professor,Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Gurgaon

11:20 - 11:50 am

High Tea and Poster Session - I

11:50 – 12:30 pm

Plenary Talk – II  

Dr. T Ramamurthy
National Chair, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Haryana

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Plenary Talk – III  

Dr. ChitraMandal
Professor, PhD, FNASc, FTWAS, FNA, FASc, FAMS, FAScT
CSIR- Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Kolkata

1:00 – 1:20 pm

Lecture – II

Dr.Jayapradha
AP-III, SCBT, SASTRA University

1:20 – 2:30 pm

Lunch

Session 2- Deciphering Quorum Sensing

             Chair- Dr. Prince Sharma

Co- chair- Dr. Nithyanand

2:30 – 3:10 pm

Plenary Talk – IV  

Dr. Prince Sharma
Professor, Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh

3:10 – 3:50 pm

Plenary Talk - V    

Dr. Manoj Kumar
Senior Scientist
CSIR- Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh

3:50 – 4:20 pm

Coffee break/ Poster session II

4:20 – 4:40 pm

Lecture – III

Dr. Balamurugan
National Post-Doctoral Fellow,
Quorum Sensing Lab, SASTRA University, Thanjavur

5:00 pm onwards

Sri Brihadeswara temple visit

Day 2- December 17, 2016 (Saturday)

Session 3- Regulation and transcriptional networks in bacteria

Chair- Dr. Bianca Sclavi

Co-chair- Dr. Thiagrajan Raman

9:00 – 9:40 am

Plenary Talk – VI

Dr. Bianca Sclavi
Principal Investigator,
French National Centre for Scientific Research, France

9:40 – 10:00 am

Lecture – IV

Dr. Deepti Jain
Assistant Professor,  Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Gurgaon

10: 00 – 10:30 am

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:10 am

Plenary Talk – VII

Dr. Arati Ramesh
Reader-F, National Center for Biological Sciences, 
Bangalore

11:10 – 11:30 am

Lecture – V

Dr. Varadharajan
Reader, National Center for Biological Sciences, 
Bangalore

11:30 – 11:50 am

Lecture – VI

Mr.Ramanujan
Director, Bugworks Research India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Session 4- Antibiotic action , resistance and persistence

Chair- Dr. Supreet Saini

Co- chair- Dr. Jayapradha

2:00 – 2:40 pm

Plenary Talk – VIII 

Dr. Ashima Bhardwaj
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Advanced Research,
Gujarat

2:40 – 3:00 pm

Lecture – VII

Dr. Sri Nandan
AP- Research,  SBCT, SASTRA University

3:00 – 3:40 pm

Plenary Talk – IX  

Dr. Medicharla V. Jagannadham
Sr. Principal Scientist, CSIR- Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad

3:40 – 4:00 pm

Lecture – VIII

Prof.Chandramohan
AP-II, SCBT, SASTRA University

4:00 – 4:20 pm

High Tea

4:20 – 5:00 pm

Plenary Talk – X   

Dr. Supreet Saini
Assistant Professor, IIT Bombay, Mumbai.

Day 3- December 18, 2016 (Sunday)

Session 5- Policy issues in Drug Development

Chair- Dr. Anil Kumar

Co- chair- Dr. Sri Nandan

9:00  – 9:40 am

Plenary Talk – XI  

Dr. Anil Kumar
Staff Scienist, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi

9:40 – 10:00 am

Lecture – IX   

Mr.Ramanujan
Director, Bugworks Research India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore

10:00 – 10:30 am

Valedictory / Award Ceremony

10:30 – 11:00 am

High Tea


Selected articles will be published in the Journal of Basic Microbiology as a special issue, "Regulation of Bacterial Virulence".



Important Dates


Abstract Submission Deadline: November 25th, 2016



Early bird registration deadline: November 25th, 2016



For any queries send an email to: rnab2016@sastra.ac.in




Venue




SASTRA University,
Thanjavur


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