A National Workshop on "Recent Trends in Viral Bioinformatics"

10 - November -2018
Duration: 09:00 AM To 17:30 PM

Venue: CSIR-IMTech

Virology Discovery Unit (VDU), CSIR-IMTECH is organising a National Workshop on “Recent Trends in Viral Bioinformatics” on 10th November 2018 (Saturday) under the aegis of Indian Virological Society (IVS) to be held at CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology. This would be a pre-workshop for INTERVIROCON 2018- International Conference of Virology, which will be held on November 12-14, 2018 at PGIMER, organised by the Department of Virology PGIMER, India. There will be lectures, demonstrations and hands on training for participants on important aspects in   Read More..

A Special Seminar on Our Group Efforts towards Solving Societal Problems

20 - February -2018
Duration: 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Venue: Seminar Hall, Main Building

Speaker:  Dr. D. Srinivasa Reddy, Organic Chemistry Division, CSIR-NCL, Pune Abstract:Our research group at CSIR-NCL, Pune focuses mainly on total synthesis of biologically active compounds and medicinal chemistry with an ultimate aim of discovering drugs. We have accomplished the synthesis of ~25 natural products which include cell-adhesion inhibitors, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer agents, sex pheromones and insect repellents. In the medicinal chemistry front, several programs have been initiated with collaborations from academia and   Read More..

A Special Seminar on “Production and characterization of Recombinant Proteins used as Biotherapeutics and Vaccines: An Industrial Perspective”

19 - February -2018
Duration: 15:00 PM To 16:00 PM

Venue: Seminar Hall, Main Building

Speaker: Dr. Ravi PN Mishra, Principal Scientist Biological E. Ltd., Hyderabad   Abstract:The stringent regulatory guidelines and increasing demand emphasized the need for the production of well characterized & high quality biotherapeutic proteins. My presentation will be focused on expression, scale up and large scale production of a Biotherapeutic  protein, CRM197. CRM197 is a  genetically detoxified mutant of diphtheria toxin (DT, ~58 kD) and primarily used as carrier protein in several licenced vaccines used to immunize hundreds of millions of   Read More..

A Special Seminar on “Targeting the a-synuclein oligomer in Parkinson’s disease: Not one but many” by Prof. Daniel Otzen, Aarhus University, Denmark

13 - December -2017
Duration: 11:00 AM To 12:00 PM

Venue: Seminar Hall, CSIR-IMTech

A Special Seminar on “Targeting the a-synuclein oligomer in Parkinson’s disease: Not one but many” by Prof. Daniel Otzen, Aarhus University, Denmark   Prof. Deniel Otzen earned his PhD from Aarhus and Cambridge University, UK. After postdoctoral studies, he joined Aalborg University as the associate professor and later moved to Aarhus University as Professor in the Department of Life Science. Prof. Otzen research is focused towards understanding of kinetics and thermodynamics of protein conformational changes such as during   Read More..

A Special Seminar on “The Genomic and Epigenomic basis of Diseases”

20 - December -2017
Duration: 09:30 AM To 11:00 AM

Venue: Seminar Hall Main Building

Speaker: Dr. Dinesh Kumar, senior scientist, Translational Sciences Unit of Sanofi-USA. Dinesh did his PhD from the Swedish node of European Molecular Biology Labs (EMBL) and got a long-term fellowship from Swedish research and Medical council to pursue his postdoctoral studies from MIT and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Dinesh is passionate about genomic basis of drug discovery and works on the interface of neurobiology and computational biology. The focus of Dinesh’s current research is to understand the genetic and epigenetic basis of   Read More..

A workshop on "Advanced Techniques in Microbial Systematics"

26 - November -2018 To 30 - November -2018
Duration: 5 Days

Venue: MTCC

Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank (MTCC) at CSIR-IMTech organizing a workshop on "Advanced Techniques in Microbial Systematics". For further details visit

Admission to PhD Program August Session - 2020

29 - April -2020 To 28 - May -2020
Duration: 4 Week 2 Days


CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH), invites exceptionally motivated candidates for pursuing doctoral research at CSIR-IMTECH under the aegis of PhD program being jointly run by CSIR-IMTECH and Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR), New Delhi.

Advancing Cancer Immunotherapy: An Intimate Play of CD8 T and NK Cells

25 - October -2017
Duration: 14:30 PM To 15:30 PM

Venue: Seminar Hall, Main Building

A special seminar by Dr. Anil Shankar, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology & Member, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation, Vanderbilt University, USA. He did PhD in Biotechnology (Tumor Immunology) from Banaras Hindu University, India in 1999. Click here to know more about to Dr. Anil Shankar   Abstract: The central theme of Shanker laboratory is to develop strategies that can empower cytolytic function of lymphocytes in the battle against cancer and its relapse. In models of   Read More..

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