Event Details :

ICMR Sponsored Two Day National Level Seminar on Recent advances in Biosensor Development for the Detection of Cancer Biomarkers 2018, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, Tamil Nadu, 2-3rd November 2018

Event Details:

Cancer is the second largest disease throughout the world with an increasing mortality rate over the past few years. The patient's survival rate is uncertain due to the limitations of cancer diagnosis and therapy. Early diagnosis of cancer is decisive for its successful treatment. A biomarker-based cancer diagnosis may significantly improve the early diagnosis and subsequent treatment. Biosensors play a crucial role in the detection of biomarkers as they are easy to use, portable, and can do analysis in real time. This seminar describes various biosensors designed for detecting nucleic acid and protein-based cancer biomarkers for cancer diagnosis. It mainly lays emphasis on different approaches to use electrochemical, optical, and mass-based transduction systems in cancer biomarker detection. This seminar highlights the analytical performances of various biosensor designs concerning cancer biomarkers in detail.The global market for biosensors is expected to reach over $25 billion by 2020. With biosensor applications in such areas as healthcare, environmental, industrial, security and defense, this market is expected to achieve exponential growth over the coming years. This seminar track will focus on the latest in commercialization and technological advances in biosensors.

Event Dates: 2-3rd November 2018

Paper Presentation Topics:

  • Introduction to biosensors
  • Fabrication strategies for cancer biosensors
  • Nucleic acid biomarkers based cancer biosensors
  • Electrochemical detection techniques
  • Optical detection techniques
  • SPR based detection techniques
  • Other optical detection techniques
  • Protein biomarkers based cancer biosensors
  • Fluorescence based detection techniques
  • Chemiluminescence based detection techniques
  • Recent Advances in Application of Biosensors in Tissue Engineering
  • Current Research Trends, Future Challenges and Limitations of Biosensor Technology

Last Dates for Registration:

Last Date for receipt of Applications : 22.10.2018
Intimation of Participants : 24.10.2018
Confirmation of Participants : 26.10.2018

The applicants should send the filled application and DD to us on or before 22.10.2018.

Registration Fee: Rs.300/- per Participant.

  • The course fee includes lunch and refreshment.
  • Boarding and Lodging will be provided to all the selected participants in the college campus.
  • Registration for the course can be made by sending the duly filled registration form along with a DD for Rs.300/- in favour of “Kongu Engineering College Grants” Payable at Perundurai, or at Erode to the Organising Secretary. Registration is limited to 50 participants and selected on first-come-first serve basis.

Event Co-ordinators:

Organising Secretary
Name: Dr.S.Albert Alexander Ph.D., PDF (USA)., UGC-Raman Research Fellow
Designation: Associate Professor
Address: Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode Dt-638 060
Tamilnadu, India.
Telephone: 04294-226538
Mobile No: 9865931597
Fax: 04294 - 220087
E-mail address: ootyalex@gmail.com, albert@kongu.ac.in
Website: www.ootyalex.webs.com

Convener
Name: Mr.D.Sarathkumar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Address: Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode Dt-638 060
Tamilnadu, India.
Telephone: 04294-226162
Mobile: 9688427208, 8189829983
Fax No: 04294-220087
E-mail address: sarath.eee@kongu.ac.in, dsarathkumareee@gmail.com

Event Address : Mahatma Gandhi Seminar Hall, School of Electrical Sciences, Department of EEE, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai. City: Erode State: Tamil Nadu Pin: 638 060
Event Website :http://www.kongu.ac.in/index.php
Contact Number :9688427208
Contact Email :dsarathkumareee@gmail.com

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