BIOSPECTRUM – the first International Conference on Biotechnology and Biosciences, was held at the University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Kolkata campus on 25th and 26th August, 2017.

BIOSPECTRUM – the first International Conference on Biotechnology and Biosciences, was held at the University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Kolkata campus on 25th and 26th August, 2017.
We received 200 submissions, including full research papers and posters from leading Institutions like:-
– Tokyo University of Science, Japan
– Research Institute of Biotechnology & Medical Converged Science, Dongguk University- Korea
– DRDO – Haldwani 
– Jawahar Lal University, Delhi
– IIT Delhi
– IIT Bombay
– IIT Kharagpur
– IIT (BHU)
– IIT Roorkee
– IIT Guwahati
– IIT Bhubneswar
– CSIR – IICT
– CSIR – NEIST
– CSIR – National Botanical Research Institute
– CSIR – Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
– NIT, Karnataka
– ICAR
– Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal
– Calcutta University
– Jadavpur University
– many other prominent Institutions and Universities in this context.
We received support from West Bengal Biodiversity Board and West Bengal Department of Biotechnology.
BIOSPECTRUM, 2017 saw a great line of keynote speakers who are literally stalwarts of their field:-
– Prof. Takeo Sasaki (Professor, Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
– Dr. Hemanta Majumder (Scientist, CSIR- Indian Institute of Chemical Biology)
– Prof. Uday Bandopadhyay (Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR – Indian Institute of Chemical Biology; Professor, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, Govt. of India)
– Prof. Utpal Roychaudhuri (CO-ORDINATOR, Centre for Medicinal Food & Applied Nutrition, EX-HEAD Department of Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, India)
– Prof. Somdeb Bose Dasgupta (Associate Professor, Indian Intitute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India)
– Prof. Ruma Pal (Professor, Head of the Dept., Botany, University of Calcutta, India)
– Prof. Raja Banerjee (Associate Professor, Department of Bioinformatics, WBUT)
– Prof. K. P. Ghatak (Professor and Dean Engineering, University of Engineering & Management (UEM))