AP Bio 2017
International conference

10th & 11th August 2017

GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA

leaf About Conference

GITAM University in participation with Prof.Sanjay Malhotra, Faculty of Medicine, Stanford University, USA and Economic Development Board, Andhra Pradesh is organizing a two-day international conference, APBIO on 10th & 11th August 2017 in GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.

With over 500 attendees expected from around the world, the conference will be a large gatherings of researchers, students and industry professionals focusing in the areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with leading experts in the field and improve your organization’s visibility on the world stage.

The conference covers Biotechnology including agricultural biotechnology, marine-based technologies and Life Sciences that include therapeutics, diagnostics, clinical and public health related issues. The conference highlights a special session on pharmaceuticals. The conference will include plenary sessions, key note lectures and poster presentations.

The conference proceeding will have several prominent speakers deliberate on Industry Transformations in Biotechnology & Medical Technologies (Devices & Diagnostics).

The Biotechnology tracks will cover agricultural biotechnology, marine-based technologies and Life Sciences that include therapeutics, clinical and public health related issues. The conference highlights a special session on Medical technologies that includes growth perspectives from global MNCs, SMEs, startups and accelerators involved in cutting edge clinical diagnostics, medical imaging and digital technologies.


leaf About GITAM University

GITAM University a premier educational Institution in Andhra Pradesh, offers programmes in diverse disciplines such as engineering, architecture, science, management, international business, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, law, humanities and Gandhian Studies. GITAM University operates in three picturesque campuses at Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. All the campuses are situated amidst verdant surroundings, resplendent with natural beauty presenting of picture perfect setting for scholastic pursuits. Recognizing the holistic education the University is imparting, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India ranked GITAM University as category-I University among the universities of its kind. The NAAC has accredited the University with “A+” grade. The University Grants Commissions accorded 12-B status to the University.


leaf Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board

The Economic Development Board has been conceived under the leadership of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu to accelerate the inclusive economic growth of Andhra Pradesh. The board acts as a catalyst to facilitate economic growth, investment climate, reforms, and competitiveness in Andhra Pradesh. The A.P. Economic Development Board functions on Strategic investment planning and promotion. It is the Nodal point of contact for investments; Mobilization of resources required for supplementing public and private investment; Facilitation of inter-departmental coordination and Economic and policy research.


leaf About Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, is a booming industrial city on the East Coast of India. It is located on the eastern shore of India nestled among the hill ranges of Eastern Ghats facing the Bay of Bengal. This beautiful city forms harmonious blend of majestic hills, valleys and golden beaches along the coastline. In addition, there are many historical places of delight to the tourists.


leaf Advisory committee


Senior Adviser (Scientist ‘H’)
Department of Biotechnology
New Delhi

Prof.Hemalatha Balaram

Molecular Biology and Genetics Unit

Prof. P.B.Kavi Kishore

Department of Genetics
Osmania University

Prof. S. Dayananda

Dept. of Animal Sciences
School of Life Sciences
University of Hyderabad

Prof. D. Narasimha Rao

Chairman Division of Biological Sciences
Dept. of Biochemistry, IISc.

Prof. D.N. Rao

Former HoD, Department of Biochemistry
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi

Prof. M. Vijayan

DAE Homi Bhabha
Molecular Biophysics Unit, IISc.

Prof. Daljit Singh Arora

Coordinator DRS SAP (UGC)
Dept of Microbiology, Director
AIS Pre ETC, GNDU, Amritsar

Prof. Ashok Pandey

Eminent Scientist, CI&AB
Dept. of Biotechnology
Ministry of Science & Tech., Mohali

leaf Organising committee


Prof. M.S. Prasada Rao

GITAM University


Prof. Sanjay Malhotra

School of Medicine
Stanford University, USA


Prof. K. Siva Rama Krishna

Pro Vice-Chancellor, GITAM University
Visakhapatnam campus

Prof. N.Siva Prasad

Pro Vice-Chancellor, GITAM University
Hyderabad campus

Prof. P.V. Siva Pullaiah

Pro Vice-Chancellor, GITAM University
Bengaluru campus


Prof. M.Potharaju

GITAM University

Prof. K. Lakshmi Prasad

GIT, Visakhapatnam campus

Prof. S.P.Rao

GIMSR, Visakhapatnam campus

Prof. K.Aruna Lakshmi

GIS, Visakhapatnam campus

Prof. Ch. Sanjay

Principal, GSoT,
Hyderabad campus

Prof. G.A. Rama Rao

Principal, GSoS
Hyderabad campus

Prof K.Vijaya Bhaskar Raju

Director, GSoT
Bengaluru campus

leaf Speakers

Dr. Kamal Ahmad

Director, NIPER, Hyderabad

Prof. USN Murty


Dr. Krishna Ella

Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad

Prof. Pramod Wangikar

Head, Bio Engineering IIT, Mumbai

Dr. Pawan Malhotra

ICGEB, New Delhi

Dr. M.M. Parida

Head, Virology Dept., DRDE, DRDO, Gwalior

Dr. Sekhar Bhirud

Head, API business Glenmark Pharma, Mumbai

Dr. Nagendra Hegde

NIAB, Hyderabad

Dr. Murali Krishna Kaja

ICGEB, New Delhi

Dr. Raghu Palle

Vice President, R&D, Biocon, Bengaluru

Dr.Venkata Dasu V

Director,RGUKT - IIIT, Nuzhvid, A.P.

Dr. Sudhakar

Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad

Mr. Yoga Reddey

MD, API Apotex Pharma

Dr. Pratima Ray

Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi

Dr. Kulkarni

Serum Insti., Pune

Dr. Girish Dixit

PST, Eisai Pharm. India Ltd.

Dr. D.T. Mourya

Director, NIV, Pune

Dr. Krishna Mohan

Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad

Dr. Prasad

Biological Evans, Hyd.

Dr. S.M. Mahendele

ICMR, New Delhi

Dr. Shajid

Serum Insti., Pune

Dr. Manoj Kumar Das


Dr. Kavita Singh

MVDP, New Delhi

leaf Important dates

Last date for abstract submission
25th July 2017
Notification of acceptance
5th August 2017
Conference begins
10th August 2017

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    Andhra Pradesh, India

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