Introducing the Track, Biotechnology in India-From a Global Perspective @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:10 am
Dr. Bipin Nair, Dean-Biotechnology, Amrita University
Plenary Address: Crowd-Funded Micro-Grants to Link Biotechnology and “Big Data” R&D to Life Sciences Innovation in India @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:20 am
Vural Özdemir, MD, Ph.D., DABCP Co-Founder, DELSA Global, Seattle, WA, USA Crowd-Funded Micro-Grants to Link Biotechnology and “Big Data” R&D to Life Sciences Innovation in India Vural Özdemir, MD, PhD, DABCP1,2* Data-Enabled Life Sciences Alliance International (DELSA Global), Seattle, WA 98101,
Aug 14 @ 10:10 am – 10:40 am
Invited Talk:  Nature Nurtures New Drug Discovery @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
10:10 am
M. D. Nair, Ph.D. Former Vice-President, SPIC Pharmaceuticals, Tamil Nadu, India The global healthcare scene of which the pharmaceutical industry and its products are integral components is today at the cross roads. The high and unaffordable costs of drug research
Aug 14 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
Invited Talk: New Drug R&D in India: Challenges & Opportunities @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
10:45 am
Ramani A. Aiyer, Ph.D., MBA Principal, Shasta BioVentures, San Jose, CA, USA New Drug R&D in India: Challenges & Opportunities New drug discovery and development has become a global endeavor, with Western big pharmaceutical companies farming out more and more
Delegate Talk: Intrinsic modulation of cytokine response by mycobacteria @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
11:35 am
Sukhithasri V, Nisha N, Vivek V and Raja Biswas The host innate immune system acts as the first line of defense against invading pathogens. During an infection, the host innate immune cells recognize unique conserved molecules on the pathogen known