National workshop on Genomics for Microbial Diversity and Taxonomy (GEMTAX- 2019) at NIT Rourkela

College Name: National Institute of Technology Rourkela

About College: NIT Rourkela is one of the premier national level institutions for technical education in the country and is funded by the Government of India. Government of India has elevated the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela to a deemed university under the name of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.

Event: National workshop on Genomics for Microbial Diversity And Taxonomy (GEMTAX- 2019)

Event Date :  21st-25th January 2019

Organised by:  Department of Life Science

Course modules: Following methods and techniques will be demonstrated:
Module 1: Culture dependent microbial diversity Isolation of bacteria and fungi, sub culturing and
identification of bacteria and fungi, preservation techniques, isolation of genomic DNA from bacteria
and Fungi, phylogenetic analysis and identification of nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria through marker gene.
Module2: Culture independent microbial diversity Isolation of metagenomic DNA and amplification of 16S rRNA and 18S rRNA gene from bacteria and fungi respectively.
Module 3: Biofilm: a natural phenomenon of microbial community Qualitative & quantitative biofilm assay, characterization of microbial biofilm by fluorescence microscopy, detection of bacterial autoinducers through semi-prep HPLC.
Module 4: Sequence analysis and phylogeny Identification of bacterial strains, primers designing, analysis of 16S rRNA and 18S rRNA gene sequences, submission of sequences to GenBank, Construction of phylogenetic tree.

Registration Fee:
  • Research Scholars and students Rs.5000/-
  • Faculty members of Academic Institutions Rs.6500/-
  • R & D Scientists Rs.7500/
Registration Link: Clickhere

How to apply:  Interested participants can download the and may send along with registration fees
through demand draft drawn in favour of CONFERENCE NIT ROURKELA payable at SBI, NIT campus, Rourkela (Code: 2109) on or before 5th December, 2018. Selected participants will be intimated through E-mail on 7th December, 2018. Applicants are requested to send the hard copy of registration form along with Demand Draft to the Convener.

Dr. Surajit Das
Associate Professor
Department of Life Science
National Institute of Technology,
Rourkela- 769008, Odisha
Mob: +91-9556425605/ 0661-2462684

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