International Conference on Biotechnology and Nanotechnology

International Conference on Biotechnology and Nanotechnology on 29th January -1st February, 2016

The three day conference on Biotechnology and Nanotechnology organized by Department of Biotechnology was held at The IIS University. At the outset was the welcome note by Dr. Ashok Gupta, Patron and Vice Chancellor, The IIS University, Prof. Pradeep Bhatnagar, Dean life sciences, threw a light on the aims and objectives of the conference. Keynote address was delivered by Dr. S.J.S. Flora wherein he addressed the issue of environmental pollution in terms of arsenic, ICBN started with its first session which was headed by Dr. S.J.S. Flora as a chairperson. There were five sessions headed by Dr. S.J.S. Flora, Prof. Y Singh, Dr. Krishna Mohan, Dr. V.K. Bhalla and Akhil Agarwal as chairpersons respectively. The conference had a total of 33 oral presentations and 79 poster presentations by both the faculty members and the students. All the talks had indeed been useful for all of us as they provided an insight in the recent advances going on in the field of biotechnology and nanotechnology. There were awards for best oral and best posters under different categories.