27 October - 3 November 2009
New Delhi, India
Even the most promising laboratory level research often fails to replicate into commercial entity. The problem possibly lies at the intermediate developmental steps. There is an urge to understand the complications involved at these intermediary steps. The purpose of this course will be to train young scientists by delivering lectures and tutorials about upcoming technologies being used to transform the newly discovered laboratory biotechnological products into commercial realities. The one week course is intended to provide researchers a forum to discuss various hurdles faced in advancing the newly discovered biologics beyond the laboratory. The course will be of interest to researchers both from academia and industry. Applicants must be senior PhD students, postdoctoral fellows or young investigators. Appropriate background knowledge and expertise is essential. This course is being organized in the framework of cooperation between International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB), Regional Centre of Biotechnology Training and Education (RCBTE), International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) and UNESCO through its International Basic Sciences Programme (IBSP).
Process Development for Microbial and Mammalian Expression Systems, Development of Diagnostics and Biomarkers, Development of Recombinant Vaccine and Delivery System, Drug Discovery and Development, and Regulatory Considerations in Development of Biologics.
IUBMB, RCBTE, ICGEB and UNESCO-IBSP will share the cost of accommodation (twin share) and local hospitality of the selected participants for the duration of the course; travel is not funded.
Angelo Azzi (IUBMB), Dinakar Salunke (RCBTE), V.S. Chauhan, Navin Khanna, Shams Yazdani and A. Ranganathan (ICGEB, New Delhi, India)
Submit your participation form, curriculum vitae and a short list of publications (if any) to: Ms.H.S. Narayanan, Chief Administration, ICGEB - New Delhi Component, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi (Email: shubha [at] icgeb.res.in) on or before 15 July 2009. Short listed candidates will be asked to present a poster during the course. Please note that there is no registration fee.
The Advanced School will be organized at Heritage Village, Manesar, Haryana, which is conveniently located near New Delhi and is only 25 kilometers away from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.