International meet on innovations in pharma & biopharma at UoH
The Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UoH) and the Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (ABAP) recently organised an International Conference on Innovations in Pharma and Biopharma Industry (ICIPBI-2017).
Hyderabad: The Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UoH) and the Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (ABAP) recently organised an International Conference on Innovations in Pharma and Biopharma Industry (ICIPBI-2017).
In this conference, renowned scientists and industry leaders from India and abroad delivered lectures. Conveners and organisers of the conference Profs. Prakash Babu, Reddanna, Anand Kumar Kondapi, Padmasree said, “Commencement of ICIPBI-2017 would be a step towards providing a platform for basic scientists, clinicians and industrialists to come together and showcase their strengths, expertise and explore possible collaborations so as to promote novel discovery and development of pharma and biopharmaceuticals”.
UoH is committed to create an ideal environment for the scientist-based start-up enterprises focusing on innovation and creativity. This is also in line with the broader national mission of start-up India and make-in India. More than 200 delegates from India and Abroad participated in this three-day conference held in the later half of the third week of December 2017..
Prof. Appa Rao Podile, Vice Chancellor and Prof. Prakash Babu, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad inaugurated the conference while Prof. K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao, General Secretary (ABAP), Vice Chancellor, Mizoram Central University presented the various awards.
This session proceeded into the award ceremony where many distinguished scientists and faculty were awarded prizes for their immense contribution to the vast field of life science. These included renowned scientist and senior researchers such as Dr. Muralidharan Bhashyam, Dr. R Madhubala, Prof. K P R Choudhary, Prof. M Sudhakr Reddy, Prof. Farhan J Ahamad, Dr. Venkata Sai Kiran Chakravadhanula, Prof. K S J Rao, Prof. Prakash Babu and Prof. Ramteke.
The valedictory function was graced by Prof. Prakash Babu, Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof. K.R.S Sambasiva Rao, Vice Chancellor, Mizoram Central University, Prof. Anand Kondapi, Head, Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Prof. Jagannatha Rao, Panama and Prof. MV Rao, US wherein several awards were presented to the young researchers.The meeting concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. M. Venkataramana.