SUCCESS STORY

The 3rd International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology 2018

The 3rd International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology to be held from 08th-09th March 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Bio Tech 2018 will address a range of critically important areas in relation to Bioscience and Biotechnology under the theme “Pursuing innovation in Bioscience and Biotechnology” Modern Biotechnology has advanced rapidly and has emerged as a potential science for providing benefits in all the fields of human welfare. It has a great impact in almost all the domains of human life, may it be health, environment, foods or agriculture. Recent advancements have led to a multidisciplinary applicability of biotechnology. BioTech 2018 will create a great platform to researches, scientists, academicians and industry experts to share experiences, discuss research findings and acquire the desired knowledge for practical exercise.

Call for Papers

The scientific and organizing committee warmly invite participants of the 3rd International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology (BioTech-2018), scheduled to be held from 8th-9thof March 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the theme “Pursuing innovation in Bioscience and Biotechnology” to submit abstracts for consideration as oral or poster presentation.

Conference tracks

Application of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to Biotechnology

  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Biodrug Discovery and Manufacturing
  • Bioenergy
  • Marine Biochemistry
  • Marine Biosecurity and Biodefense
  • Microbial Technology and Applications in Biotechnology
  • Bioremediation
  • Applications in Agriculture and Waste Treatment
  • Biomedical & Biological Sensors

General Biological Engineering

 

  • Biological Systems and Models
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering
  • Enginnering Host Chassis Systems for Biotechnology Application (cell engineering)
  • Computer Assisted Intervention Systems
  • Medical Robotics
  • Nano-Medicine
  • Nano-Mechanisms for Molecular Systems
  • Nano-Bio-Computing

Conference chairs

The conference was held on 8th– 9th March 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. BioTech 2018 was organized under the theme “ Pursuing innovation in Bioscience and Biotechnology  and was co- chaired by Prof. Mark Smales, Professor of Industrial Biotechnology, Director of the Industrial Biotechnology, University of Kent, United Kingdom and Dr Chamari Hettiarachchi Senior lecturer in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo.

The opening remarks of BioTech 2018 were made by Dr. Chamari Hettiarachchi (Conference Co – Chair) together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

Keynote Forum

Keynote forum was the one of the most significant moments during the conference and it was enlightened by the key note speech by Prof. Atta-Ur-Rahman, Professor Emeritus/Patron-in-Chief, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Pakistan.

Other keynote speeches were given by Prof. Dr. Vladimir Mrša, University of Zagreb, Croatia, Dr. James Budge, University of Kent, United Kingdom and Dr. Chamari Hettiarachchi, Senior lecturer in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo. The plenary speech was delivered by Dr. Anuradha Dhanaskaran, Head of the Department of Biotechnology, Anna University, India

Workshop by Prof. Atta – Ur – Rahman

The workshop on “Medicinal Plants as a Source of New Medicines” was organized parallel to the 3rd International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology 2018. The workshop will be conducted by Prof. Atta – Ur – Rahman. The Workshop was taken place with more than 150 local and foreign participants.

Technical Sessions

The conference comprised of five technical sessions and a poster session where researchers from around the world presented their research findings. The technical sessions as follow.

  1. Application of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to Biotechnology
  2. Biomedicine Engineering
  3. General Biological Engineering

The highlight of the inauguration of BioTech 2018 was the addresses by the Conference chair and Mr. Isanka P. Gamage, Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management, (TIIKM) Sri Lanka.


BioTech 2018- Book of Abstracts

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Prof. Atta-Ur-Rahman

“The Fascinating World of Discovery”

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Prof. Mark Smales

Conference chair

” New Challenges for Mammalian Expression Systems and Cell Engineering Strategies Applied to Overcome These “

Professor of Industrial Biotechnology,
Director of the Industrial Biotechnology,
University of Kent,
UK.

 

Dr. Chamari Hettiarachchi

” Arabidopsis to Rice: Applying Knowledge Gained from Model Plant to Enhance Agriculturally Important Crop Plants “

Conference Co-chair

Senior lecturer in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry,
Department of Chemistry,
University of Colombo

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Mrša

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Mrša

“ Molecular mechanisms of yeast cell wall biosynthesis and how can we use it to engineer the surface of the cell”

Professor of Industrial Biotechnology,
University of Zagreb,
Croatia

PLENARY SPEAKERS


Dr. Anuradha Dhanasekaran

Head of the Department of Biotechnology
Anna University
India

Session Chairs and Evaluation Panel members of BIOTECH 2018

Session Chairs
  • Dr. D. N.Vinod Kumar
  • Dr. Selvakumar Dharmaraj
  • Dr. Anbu Arunkumar
  • Dr.  Pavan Jutur
  • Dr. Kashif Ahmed
Panel Members
  • Prof. Vladimir Mrsa 
  • Dr. James Budge
  • Dr. Chamari Hettiarachchi
  • Dr. Anuradha Dhanasekaran

More than 50 Participants

BioTech 2018 provided a solid platform for over 50 researchers, stake holders and policy makers from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss the policy implications. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform. The conference was enlightened by international researches representing following Nations.

  • German , India , Sri Lanka , Kazakhstan , Pakistan , Saudi Arabia , UAE , Iran , Croatia , Lithuania , Russia

Session Chairs and Evaluation Panel members of BIOTECH 2018

Session Chairs

  • Dr. D. N.Vinod Kumar
  • Dr. Selvakumar Dharmaraj
  • Dr. Anbu Arunkumar
  • Dr.  Pavan Jutur
  • Dr. Kashif Ahmed

Panel Members

  • Prof. Vladimir Mrsa 
  • Dr. James Budge
  • Dr. Chamari Hettiarachchi
  • Dr. Anuradha Dhanasekaran
  • Dr. Anushka Elwitigala

PARTNERS


Hosting Partner

University of KENT

Academic Partner

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Academic Partner

Academic Partner

Academic Partner

 

Official Airline Partner


SriLankan Airlines

Publications [ in progress ]

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All accepted abstracts for 3rd International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN. All full papers will be reviewed through a double blind reviewing process and published electronically with an (ISSN 2513 – 2695) in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501). We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS and Google Scholar.

Food Technology and Biotechnology

Food Technology and Biotechnology

ISSN: 1330-9862
eISSN: 1334-2606
Impact Factor for 2016: 0.891

Biological Rhythm Research – Special Issue (SCOPUS Indexed)

Biological Rhythm Research

ISSN: 0929-1016
eISSN: 1744-4179
Editor-in Chief: Professor W.J. Rietveld

BioTech 2017 Conference Proceedings

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Online ISSN: 2513-2695

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Supporting emails

  • Submit your Abstract
    abstract@bioscienceconference.com
  • Register for the Conference
    registration@bioscienceconference.com
  • Submit your Full Paper
    publication@tiikm.com

BIOTECH 2017 Testimonials

Dr. Kalpa W. Samarakoon @ BIOTECH 2017

Prof. Mark Smales @ BIOTECH 2017

Dr. Mathi Kandiah @ BIOTECH 2017

Mr. Ajay Kumar Gautam @ BIOTECH 2017