International Conference on Microbiomeand Synthetic Biology (ICMSB 22)

International Conference on Microbiomeand Synthetic Biology (ICMSB 22).

Date: September 22-23rd, 2022

The Government of Tamil Nadu established the Bharathidasan University at Tiruchirappalli in February,1982,was named after the great revolutionary Tamil Poet, Bharathidasan.

The University aims at developing citizens with knowledge, skills, character contributing to societal transformation and National development in the consonance with our motto “WE WILL CREATE A BRAVE NEW WORLD” has been framed by Paventher Bhrathidasan.

The University is on eamong those recognized by the UGC for receiving grants as per section12b of UG Cact. The University has grown with an excellent research base, offering PGand research programmes through 40 schools, departments and applied research centres.

As of now, the University has104 Arts and Science Colleges,13Approved Institutions, Eighteen of the affiliated colleges are autonomous. The programmes offered through affiliated colleges are so diversified that they number more than 250 having over1.50 lakh students.


The Department of Microbiology emerged from the parent Department of plant Sciences during 1992 and offering post graduate and research programmes since 1955.

The Department has been equipped with basic to advanced instrumentation facilities from the University as well as support from UCG NON-SAP and DST-FIST for successfully running the M.Sc. and Ph.D., programmes.

They have received project grants of around Rs. 12 crores from various government funding agencies such as CSIR, DBT, DST, ICMR, IFS, INSA, MoEF, MoES, UGC, etc.

With respect to service the faculty members have been exemplary recorded for participation in national and international organization, editing professional journals and reviewing grant proposals from regional and national organizations.

Society of Chemical and Synthetic Biology (SCSB) SCSB – A non-profit organization, established the First Synthetic Biology Association in India named as Society of Chemical and Synthetic biology (SCSB) in the year 2019.

The SCSB is an officially registered Indian based society with a clear aim to establish a strong disbursement and establishment of familiarity and access to resources on Synthetic and Chemical Biology to its members.

SCSB acts as a platform in connecting young synthetic biology aspirants with other peer researchers and industry partners all over the world through annual workshops and conferences.

About The International Conference on Microbiomeand Synthetic Biology (ICMSB 22)

International Conference on Microbiome and Synthetic Biology (ICMSB 22) with the objective of bringing all the researchers under one umbrella to discuss the challenges and the possible solutions in the field under the above title of Microbiome and Synthetic Biology for the betterment of mankind.

This conference is the sequel to the last three year’s meeting, the first of its kind in the Indian milieu. The conference theme will focus on the frontier areas of

 Microbiome diversity and Microbiome engineering

 Microbiome community and host interaction with human, animals, insects, plants and environment

 Metagenomics and synthetic metagenomic analysis

 Holobiont and hologenome concept in ecologically diverse organisms from ecosystems

 Synthetic Biology, Genome mining and Genome editing

 Genome-scale measurements of transcription and metabolomics

 Protein engineering including computational methods to aid the design of genetic systems

 Metabolic engineering and cellular manufacturing

 Natural product access, engineering, and production

 Bioinformatics applied to gene discovery, chemoinformatics, and pathway construction

Abstracts in different theme areas will be selected for oral/rapid fire (poster) presentation in each session. Maximum 10 minutes will be allotted to the oral presenters. There will be awards for best oral/poster presentations

Author’s guidelines: International Conference on Microbiomeand Synthetic

Authors intending to participate in the conference are requested to submit abstract online as attachment at [email protected] in MS Word typed in single space and maximum of 300 words. The title (14 points/ Times New Roman) should be followed by name of Author/Authors with the name of the person presenting underlined and their affiliation (12 points). Abstracts will be screened before acceptance.

Abstract submission deadline: August 30, 2022, 12 p.m.

How to Format Your Poster: Size: Posters should be 8’ (L) x 4’ (H) Provide title authors affiliations and abstract with the following headings (which should be in 40 pt font) Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusions, References

Award session

SCSB – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Young Scientist Award SCSB – – Life Time Achievement Award SCSB – – Velu Nachiyar Women Award SCSB – – Agathiyar Chemical Biology Award Best Oral/Poster Presentation Award

Registration Fee (Non refundable):

Scientists/Faculty (SCSB members) Rs. 1200;

Non members: Rs. 1500, Research Scholars and Students (SCSB members) : 800

Non members Rs. 1000/-

Post-conference workshop :

SCSB members-Rs.3500

Non members: Rs. 4000

Late Fee of Rs. 100 in each category after 30.08.2022. Registration fee should be sent on or before 30.08.2022.

Cheques will not be accepted. For online payment of registration fee following bank details may be used

Name of the Account: : Professor & Head,

Department of Microbiology A/c No. 10375402802 IFSCode: SBIN0007014


Through DD taken in favor of – Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology payable at BDU.

The    registration    fee    includes    workshop materials, working lunch and refreshments. No refund of money under any circumstances. For travel and accommodation, participants are requested to arrange on their own resources

List of the Speakers

Dr. Rodrigo Ledesma Amaro, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College, London

Dr. Diana R. Cundell, Professor of Biology, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, USA

Dr. Subhasish Saha, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Lyngby, Denmark

Dr Kumar Saurav, Mikrobiologický, Centrum ALGATECH, Novohradská, Třeboň, Czech Republic

Dr. V. Naveen Kumar, ImmuGenix Biosciences Pvt Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Dr Sangram Bagh, Division of Biophysics and Structural Genomics, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India

Dr. Vijai singh, Department of Biosciences, Indrashil University, Rajpur, Mehsana,Gujarat, India

Dr.    Murali    Panchapagesa    Muthuswam, Jananom Private Limited, Coimbatore, India

Dr. L. Karthik,   Salem  Microbes         Private Limited, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. N. Amaresan, C. G. Bhakta Institute of Biotechnology, Uka Tarsadia University, Gujarat

Post conference workshop on CRISPR : (September 24, 2022)

  • gRNA design,
  • In vitro transcription assay,
  • in vitro CRISPR cleavage assay (both Cas9 and Cas12a)

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