NHBT 2017

India has proved herself to be an International player in the field of Biotechnology. To fulfill its aspirations, India's greatest challenge will be in educating, recruiting, and supporting its next generation of scientists, academicians as well as students in the field of Biotechnology/Biological sciences. The goal of this seminar is to provide a glimpse of the emerging trends in Biotechnological research, their future prospects and perspective on the upcoming challenges, with a particular emphasis to attract and encourage its next generation of scientific leaders. The organizers aim to host a wide range of resource persons from various disciplines of Biotechnology to deliver lectures on recent advances and emerging trends and its future prospects.


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Sponsored by SERB

Science and Engineering Research Board is an autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, established by an Act of the Parliament of India in 2009. The Board was set up for promoting basic research in science and engineering and to provide financial assistance to scientists, academic institutions, R&D laboratories, industrial concerns and other agencies for such research.

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Co-sponsored by Tea Board of India

The Tea Board of India is a state agency of the Government of India established to promote the cultivation, processing, and domestic trade as well as export of tea from India. It was established by the enactment of the Tea Act in 1953 with its headquarters in Kolkata.

Themes and Topics

Biotechnology Tools

(Genomics, Proteomics, Bioinformatics, Nano-biotechnology, System biology etc.)

Health-care Biotechnology

(Bio-diagnostics, Biosensor, Biomaterial, Tissue engineering etc.)

Agricultural and Food Biotechnology

(Bio-fertilizers, Bio-pesticides, Transgenic Crops, Novel crops for food Security, Food processing etc.)

Biotechnology of Tea

(Advancement, Prospect, Biosafety, IPR & Regulatory issue etc.)

The Organising Committee

Cheif Advisors
  • Mr. L. Seth | Chairman, HIT, Haldia
  • Prof. M. N. Bondopadhyay | Director, HIT, Haldia
  • Prof. A. K. Saha | Principal, HIT, Haldia
  • Dr. A. Mishra | Registrar, HIT, Haldia
  • Prof. S. Datta | Head,
  • Department of Biotechnology, HIT, Haldia
  • Prof. Pranab Roy | Professor,
  • Department of Biotechnology, HIT, Haldia
  • Prof. R. Das | Dean; School of BT, FT & CHE, HIT
  • Prof. S. Gupta | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Dr. S. Das | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Dr. T. K. Mandal | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Dr. K. Sau | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Dr. M. Singh | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Dr. R. Banerjee | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Dr. S. Das Maji | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Mrs. S. Maiti | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Dr. S. Chatterjee | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Mr. T. R. Maity | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT
  • Ms. A Bhaduri | Dept. of Biotechnology, HIT

The Distinguished Speakers


Call for abstract

Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentation in the technical sessions of the conference. The abstract (250 words) can be sent preferably by email to nationalseminarhit@gmail.com along with the mobile number of the presenting author.

Full length research articles are also invited for publication in the seminar proceedings with ISBN Number. Download this template as a reference for the layout of the paper you may want to put forward for Proceedings of NHBT 2017.

We intend to publish some selected full length papers in an internationally reputed/ peer reviewed journal.


Please follow this link to provide details for your registration. Registration fees have been structured as given.

Category Upto Jan 15, 2017 After Jan 15, 2017 On spot
Students (B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Sc/ M.Tech) Rs. 600/- Rs. 700/- Rs. 800/-
Academic/ R&D Inst./ Industry (including Research Scholars) Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1100/- Rs. 1200/-

Accommodation in the city will be arranged for the participants on request in Hotels/Guest houses on charge basis.

We will try to arrange free accommodation for student participants in our hostels/college premises

Important dates

Last date of Abstract submission January 15
Intimation about acceptance (Oral or Poster) January 20
Last date for submission of Full length paper & Registration January 31
Last date for submission of Papers & Registration with fine February 12