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Pulsus is privileged to announce 5thWorld Congress on Microbial Biotechnology which will be hosted at Lisbon, Portugal, during September 17-18, 2018. We cordially welcome all the eminent researchers, students and delegates to take part in this upcoming Microbial Biotechnology conference 2018, aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to share and exchange their knowledge and research results in all aspects of Microbial biotechnology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the field of Microbial Biotechnology.

Through its cmesociety.com, Pulsus is been very instrumental to provide an invaluable channel for scientists and researchers to exchange ideas and research by creating a platform for discussing the possibilities of future collaborations between different universities, research institution, research bodies and organizations from different countries through international CME/CPD accredited conferences and meetings.

Microbial Biotechology 2018 conference will focus on the recent trends and innovations in microbial biotechnology. This conference host presentations from experts across the world in the field of microbiology and biotechnology. 21st century can be designated as the era of Biotechnology. The marked contributions done in the field are Human Health, Animal Health, Agriculture, Vaccines, Mining, Wastewater treatment, Bioprocess technology, Food regulation involving genetically engineered microorganisms, Screening for microbial products, Food processing, Animal Husbandry, Renewable energy, Crime detection, Parental dispute Bioremediation etc.

Importance and Scope

Microbial Biotechology 2018 will be the best platform for all the microbiologists, scientists, students, media partners who are working in this field to exchange their knowledge related to Microbiology and Novel Technologies. This International event is an effort to find different advancements and innovations in Microbiology

Why to attend?

With members from around the world focused on learning about microbiology and its advances; this is your best opportunity to reach the largest assemblage of participants from the microbial biotechnology community. Distributing information, conducting presentations meet with current and potential scientists, all around the world, make a splash with new Microbial Technology developments, and receive name recognition at this event. The most recent techniques, developments, research areas, renowned speakers and the newest updates in Microbial biotechnology are hallmarks of this conference.

Target Audience

Target Audience will be personnel from both industrial and academic fields which include; CEOs, COOs, Directors, Vice Presidents, Co-directors, Microbiologists from all the fields of Microbiology, inter-disciplinary microbial scientists, young researchers, enthusiastic students, Biotechnologists, Managing Directors, Doctorates, Professors, Post Doctorate Fellows, Vendors of Consumer Products / Managers, Pharmaceutical Scientists, besides the professionals from microbiological companies and healthcare sectors. There is a Unique Opportunity for Advertisers and Sponsors to exhibit their product at this International event.

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Track 1: Microbial Genetics

Microbial Genetics is a subject within microbiology and genetic engineering. It is the study of the mechanism of heritable information in bacteria their chromosomes, phages, plasmids etc. The techniques involved in microbial genetics are replica plating, conjugation, transformation, transduction, mutagenesis etc. Microbes are suited for studying genetics and made a huge contribution in the field of genetic engineering. It played a unique role in the field of molecular and cell biology and found applications in medicine, agriculture, pharmaceutical industries.

· Gene expression

· Plasmid ecology

· Genetic engineering

· Mutagenesis

· Gene transfer

· Cell biology

· Antibiotic resistance

· Techniques and technologies in microbial genetics

Tracks 2: Current trends in Industrial Microbiology

Industrial Microbiology is a branch of applied microbiology that uses the microbes in industrial processes like fermentation, antibiotic, enzymes, organic acid production. One of the most promising approach to resource conservation and cost reduction. It uses the genetic and molecular manipulation of microorganisms to make or modify process or products for specific use.

· Enzymes

· Organic acids

· Vitamins

· Bioreactors

· Single cell protein

· Biorefinery

· Bioprocess

· Production of Antibiotics

Tracks 3: Production of Microbial Insecticides

Microbial Insecticides are single celled organisms such as bacteria, fungus, viruses that are mass produced and fomulated to use in an analogous manner as that of an insecticide. Microbial insecticides are produced using genetic engineering. The available microbial insecticides are prepared from Bacillus thuringiensis, Baculoviral etc. This is very cost effective, eco-friendly. It is an alternative method for insect management for pest management and pest control.

· Pest management

· Mode of action and mechanism

· Advantages and Dis advantages

· Target insects

· Marketing

· Insecticidal toxins

· Isolation and genetic engineering of genes

Tracks 4: -Microbial Biofilms

Microbial Biofilms are the association of microbial cells in which one cell adhere to another cell on a living or nonliving surface. Cells communicate each other through quorum sensing. Biofilms are composed of extracellular polymeric substances. Attachment, colony formation, maturation and detachment are the steps in biofilm formation. Biofilm plays a key role in infection, kidney stones, Bacterial Endocarditis etc.

· Bioremediation

· Biofilm filter

· Biofilm trickling filter

· Mode of infection

· Corrosion microorganisms

· Industrial productivity

· Detoxification of hazardous wastes

Tracks 5: Protein engineering and Enzymology

Protein Engineering is the designing or developing of new macromolecules with desirable function and specific structure. It uses recombinant DNA technology to change the amino acid structure. The X-ray crystallography, chemical DNA synthesis, computer modelling of protein structure and folding and the combining information of crystal structure and protein chemistry with artificial gene synthesis was focused as a powerful tool to obtain protein with specific properties. Protein engineering market is calculable to grow at a CAGR of 15.7% to achieve $1,463.0 million by 2020.

· Protein engineering methods

· Modelling of drugs

· Peptidomimetics

· In vitro protein evolution systems

· DNA shuffling

· Designed divergent evolution

· Biocatalysts

· Protein kinetics

Tracks 6: Innovation in Fermentation Technology

Fermentation Technology is an applied microbiology that uses microorganisms and enzymes to produce compounds have application in food industry, pharmaceuticals, beverages etc. Fermentation processes are used for the sustainable production of materials and energy is demanding and advancement for novel fermentation process. Process of fermentation includes the uses of microorganisms.

· Types of fermentation

· Strain development

· Advancement in fermentation process

· Fermentation products

· Industrial application of microbes

· Culture medium

· Fermenters

Tracks 7: Trends in Microbial Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is increasingly using the bio materials and nano objects synthesized by living things mostly by microbial cells. Bio inspired materials are used mainly for the bio nanotechnology. Microbial cells are the ideal producers of nanostructures, instruments for nano sciences such as polymers, magnetosomes etc. They have relevant biomedical applications. They are cost effective.

· Nano technology in food microbiology

· Diagnostics in infectious diseases

· Nanotechnology in water microbiology

· Nano microbiology using atomic force microscopy

· Nanoscale imaging

· Cell division studies

· Myco fabrication of nanoparticles.

Tracks 8: Strain Improvement

Strain Improvement is the improvement in product formation or cellular properties by modifying the biochemical pathways using recombinant DNA technology. The strain improvement results in the improvement of final product, reduction of by product formation, new product formation etc. Methods used in the strain improvement are mutation, recombinant technology. The applications are ethanol-yeast production, antibiotic organic acid production etc.

· Genetic engineering scale up

· Culture conditions

· Classical strain improvement

· Screening assays for bioactive molecules

· Upstream and downstream of industrial microbial processes

· Strain isolation

· Anti-microbial peptides and resistance

Tracks 9: Advancement in Medical Microbiology

Medical Microbiology is a branch of applied microbiology deals with the study of microorganisms that causes infectious diseases, its diagnostics, prevention and treatment. Breakthroughs in this and associated scientific fields have revolutionized the practice of medicine: newer and simpler tests for the more accurate diagnosis of disease; genetic and proteomic tests that allow for prevention of disease; more efficient methods for designing and making drugs that are targeted at the molecular level and therefore conceivably more effective but less toxic; the possibility of gene therapy to cure diseases that are previously incurable. Recent technology provides results within minutes, and vaccines or antibiotics can be prepared from the microorganisms itself. Molecular biological techniques have increased the speed and sensitivity of detection methods, as well as allowing laboratories to identify organisms that do not grow or grow slowly in culture.

· Attenuated vaccines

· Molecular biology methods

· Immunoassays

· Stem cell therapy

· Virology

· Mycology

· Bacteriology

Tracks 10: Innovations in Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Pharmaceutical Microbiology is a branch of applied microbiology that deals with drug safety and the study of microorganisms used in the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. Pharmaceutical microbiology includes bacterial endotoxin testing, sterility testing, microbial examination of non-sterile products, drug safety etc. With the help of microorganisms, we can detect the carcinogenic and mutagenic agents in the drugs

· Drug safety

· Biological drugs

· Dis infection

· Drug manufacture

· Pharmacokinetics

· Pharmacodynamics

· Therapeutic proteins

· Biosimilars

Tracks 11: Plant Biotechnology

Plant Biotechnology is the introduction of desirable traits into plants using genetic manipulation and the study of various pathogens and useful microorganisms associated with it. Plant biotechnology might be characterized as the utilization of learning acquired from investigation of the life sciences to make technological upgrades in plant species. Plant biotechnology has been led for more than ten thousand years.

· Transgenic plant analysis

· Micropropagation in plants

· Biopolymer production in plants

· Plant productivity and its environment

· Biotransformation

· Plant germplasm

· Mutation Breeding

· The future of plant biotechnology

Tracks12: Biosafety and Bio security

Biosafety is the prevention of large scale loss of biological integrity, both on environment and human health. Risk management are originating from toxicology, microbiology, epidemiology, ecology, human and veterinary medicines, this is composed of ways of thinking from the pure scientific analytical way to the most global conceptual way. Biosecurity is the procedures or measures are taken to protect against the biological substances.

· Assessing risks of GMO

· Levels in biosafety

· Containment principles

· Basic tenets

· Risks for the environment

· Effect on human society

· Biosafety bill

Tracks 13. Bio informatics

Bioinformatics is the mathematical modelling of biological systems using computational methods. It is one of the most important and necessary development needed for the improvement of human life. Drug designing can be done with the help of computational biology. Bioinformatics is utilized as a part of breaking down genomes, proteomes (protein arrangements), three-dimensional demonstrating of biomolecules and biologic systems etc.

· Transcriptomics

· Pharmaceutical Applications

· Systems Biology

· Immuno- and Chemo-informatics

· Evolutionary Bioinformatics

· Computational Biology

· DNA sequencing

Tracks 14: Agricultural Microbiology

Agricultural Microbiology is the study of soil fertility, microbial degradation of organic matter, plant associated microbes. Microorganisms play a key role in increasing the soil fertility thereby increasing the overall production in the agriculture sector. Biofertilizers are prepared from microorganisms they are low cost, renewable source of plant nutrients which supplements the chemical fertilizer. Microorganisms plays a vital role in microbial antagonism, enriching nutrient transformation process.

· Biofertilizers

· Crop yielding management

· Green manuring

· Microbial insecticides

· Biochemical processes

· Nitrogen fixation

· Plant-microbe interaction

Tracks 15: Environmental Biotechnology

Environmental Biotechnology is a branch of biotechnology that applies biotechnology to solve the environmental problems and helps to use, regulate and develop environmental systems and prevent the environment from contamination of land, air and water for a sustainable future. It is connected and it is utilized to concentrate to study of natural environment.

· Renewable energy

· Biomass and Bioenergy

· Natural & Biopolymers

· Bioenvironmental Engineering

· Biochemical Engineering.

· Ecology & Ecosystems

· Biodiversity and Conservation

· Bioremediation & Biodegradation

· Green Energy

Tracks 16: Microbial protein

Microbial Proteins are the proteins which are produced from the microorganisms. Microbial biotechnology has a history of food production using microorganism. Conventional agriculture is creating many issues in the food sector like greenhouse gas emission, land use, water foot print etc. Current scenario of food production is using protein rich foods from algae, fungi, bacterial cellular biomass etc. Microbial protein has become a major sustainable alternative in the food sector. Microorganisms plays a key role in converting fibres into edible food. Bacteria, yeast, and algae can be directly used as a food. Microbial protein can be produced from natural gas using innovative fermentation process has become a deal of attraction.

· Microbial protein as a food

· Microbial protein as a feed

· Public acceptance

· Forthcoming challenges

· Microorganisms associated with microbial protein

· Synthesis of microbial protein

· Scope and market analysis

Tracks 17: Biolaw

Biolaw is the combinational use of biological science with law to improve and describe the legal analysis of science its implications and institutions. Biolaw amalgamates insights from biological research areas such as biotechnology, microbiology, genetics, molecular biology, bioethics, biotechnology patent law, food law, drug law, reproductive law etc.

· Basic principles in Bio law

· Human dignity in ethics and law

· Modern practices

· Future policies

· Relationship between bioethics and bio law

· Application of the principles

· Biolaw and subjects of rights

Tracks 18: Therapeutic Protein

Therapeutic Proteins are proteins engineered in the laboratory for pharmaceutical uses and purposes. Insulin was the first therapeutic protein. Because of r-DNA technology therapeutic proteins can be generated in the host specific cells. Therapeutic proteins can compensate the deficiency of an essential protein. The fastest growing class of therapeutic proteins is antibodies. These can be used in the treatment of cancer and in the case of any auto immune diseases.

· Peptide therapeutics

· Sickle cell anemia

· Bioassays

· Insulin

· Upstream and Downstream development

· Viral vaccines

Market Analysis

Market Analysis

Microbial Biotechnology is a biology based technology used for the welfare of human society. It started revolutionizing the fields like agriculture, medicine, food, and bringing new changes. Microbiology has become increasingly important to human society. It has emerged as one of the most important branches of life sciences. Through one way or other way microorganisms affects our everyday life activities like food, clothing, shelter, medicines, health conditions etc. In little less than a century microbial biotechnology has made a fast and progressive improvement in life quality. Genetic engineering has almost done a landmark in curing infectious diseases, raise disease-resistant, high-yielding varieties of crops etc.

Evolution of Microbial Market:

Bio microbial market has been used successfully to explain cooperative behavior in many animal species. Both with the hosts and other microbes, microbes will engage in cooperative behaviors and can be described in economic terms. However, a market approach is not traditionally used to analyze these interactions. Considering six economic strategies used by microbes to optimize their success in markets. This market theory can be helpful in structuring this potential by characterizing strategic investment of microbes across a diversity of conditions.

Biological market theory offers a potentially valuable framework for studying microbial cooperation among species. We predict that its primary contribution will be to generate new experimental questions and hypothesis in the field of social microbiology. Also, applying market theory to microbial mutualisms will be an important test of the robustness of market-based principles as a more general principle of social behavior. We identified six strategies microbes use or benefit from to optimize their success in markets. This list will no doubt grow as researchers uncover new ways in which microbes manipulate trade in their favor. They are very easy to alter, and will be useful for testing questions about biological markets in general. These include the evolution of partner choice, responses to price fluctuations, and identification of the market conditions that drive specialization vs. diversification, while simultaneously considering the biological context of exchange. In the current era of synthetic biology, a microbial market perspective can increase our understanding of the complex feedbacks among partners and inspire the engineering of novel interactions. Both will direct forward our knowledge and understanding of microbiology cooperation in general.

With increasing public awareness and advances in the health care industry, there is a bloom in the global microbiology market, which earlier accounted for USD 4.78 billion in 2015 is expected to reach USD 6.78 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 6.0% in the years 2015 and 2021. Europe holds the second largest global microbiological market including industrial, food and beverages, antibiotics and vaccines, or the automated technologies. The foremost international competitor for research and development is Ireland, while continuously accomplishing precise and diversified technological and advancements in the field of research and spinning out smarter technological companies across the globe. Ireland continues to grow exponentially in the field of Molecular Diagnostics, Immunodiagnostics, Emerging assays and identification and various other specimen screenings, applications and smart technologies in identification. Ireland currently has world’s largest and leading dairy and dairy products industry.

Global microbiology market is tremendously increasing as compared to biotechnology market due to the increasing broadness of pathogenic diseases, growth in discovery of mutating and adapting microbes, and the growing need for rapid microbiological testing methods. The microbiology testing market has accounted for 5% in the global market in 2013and contributed $3556.7 million to the IVD market, and is estimated to reach $4737.2 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2013 to 2018.

Microbial Biotechnology-2018 covers mostly all the allied areas of microbial biotechnology which embraces both the basic sciences, technology and as well as its applications in research, industry and academia. This will enhance global networking between researchers, institutions, investors, industries, policy makers and students. The conference varied topics in microbial biotechnology like healthcare, environmental, animal, plant, molecular biology, genetic engineering, industrial aspects, food science and bio process.

Why Lisbon?

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal. Lisbon has a Mediterranean climate and one of the warmest winters of any metropolis in Europe. Lisbon will surprise you with its cultural sights, rich history, and beautiful vistas. First time visitors shouldn't miss a visit at the imposing Oceanário de Lisboain, National Museum of Ancient Art, Lisbon Zoo, Museu do Fado. The traditional architecture and contemporary culture together makes the Lisbon a proper place for a family holiday. Things to do in Lisbon As Portugal's capital, there is a lot to see and do in Lisbon.

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