Sustainable Utilisation of Tropical Plant Biomass - Ayur informatics

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Poster Abstract Submission Ends :November 28,2014
Registration Ends :November 28,2014

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The Fourth International Seminar on Sustainable Utilization of Tropical Plant Biomass Ayur informatics will be held 12–13 December 2014 at the Department of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Kerala, Karyavattom Campus, India. It is organised in collaboration with the MHRD-AiCADD Centre of Excellence, Department of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Kerala; Department of Applied Nutrition and Food chemistry, Lund University, and Kerala State Biodiversity Board in Thiruvananthapuram. The conference is chaired by Professor Emeritus Baboo Nair from the Dept. of Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Lund University, and the Scientific committee includes Prof. Rickard Öste and Associate Professor Federico Gomez from the same department, as well as Prof. Olof Olson, Dept. of Applied Biochemistry, Lund University; Dr. Jörgen Holm, Chief Executive Officer, Glucanovaab, Lund and Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake, Faculty of Medicine, Jayawardenapura University, Sri Lanka.

The first seminar and workshop on this topic was held in 2008, as an initiative by the SASNET Fermented Foods network (more information). The 2014 seminar aims to cover various topics like utilization of plants as foods, feeds, bio-energy, healthcare and medicine, bio-fertilizers, habitat restoration and development of environment friendly products and processes. The seminar will give special attention to Ayur informatics and devote one session for discussing various aspects of Ayur informatics. It will seek to facilitate the participation of young and talented researchers from Colleges, Universities, Research institutes, and Industries and promote interaction among them. The full length research papers presented in this seminar will be published in the indexed journal as a special issue in International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology after peer-review by editorial board. Full information about the 2014 seminar