International Conference on Plant Developmental Biology
&
3rd National Arabidopsis Meeting

DECEMBER 12–16, 2017, NISER, INDIA

About

About the conference

International Conference on Plant Developmental Biology (ICPDB) 2017 is planned to be organised at the beautiful campus of NISER, Jatni, It aims to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and building of new collaborations between leading researchers from all over the World working in the cutting edge of plant science. It will bring together eminent speakers and investigators who are at the forefront of different aspects of plant developmental biology research. We plan to focus on 4 different themes as follows.

  • Flowering time regulation
  • Phytohormone signalling
  • Plant-Pathogen interaction
  • Plant stem cells

Besides the International Conference, this gathering will also facilitate the 3rd National Arabidopsis Meeting. This meeting, every year brings together most of the eminent Scientists of India who use the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana.

The program includes symposia, poster sessions, oral presentation, special discussion sessions on selected topics mentioned above. Young researchers, PhD students, Postdocs will get an opportunity to present their work and compete for best poster and oral presentation awards.

About the Organisation

NISER is an autonomous institute funded by the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of India. It strives to be among the best in the world in terms of science education and research. The Institute is affiliated to Homi Bhabha National Institute. It is functioning from its new 300-acre campus, which was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, on 7th February 2016. Currently, it has five schools, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Humanities. For more details log on to www.niser.ac.in .

Recent Conference Sponsors

Confirmed Speakers

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Ajay Kumar Parida ILS, Bhubaneswar

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Andrija Finka University of Zadar, Croatia

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Anjan Banerjee IISER Pune

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Ananda K. Sarkar NIPGR, New Delhi

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Ashis K Nandi JNU, New Delhi

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Ashverya Laxmi NIPGR, New Delhi

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Baishnab Charan Tripathy JNU, New Delhi

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Basanti Biswal Sambalpur University, Odisha

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Ben Scheres Wageningen University, Netherland

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Chloe Zubieta CEA, Grenoble, France

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Eswar Rami Reddy IISER, Tirupati

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Federico Valverde CSIC – University of Seville, Spain

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Ferenc Nagy BRC, Hungary academy of Sciences

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Fernando Andres Inra, France

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Francois Parcy CNRS Universite Grenoble Alpes, France

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G Venugopala Reddy UC Riverside, USA

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George Coupland MPIPZ, Cologne, Germany

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Imran Siddiqi CCMB, Hyderabad

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J. P. Khurana Delhi University

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Jane E. Parker MPIPZ, Cologne, Germany

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Jason W. Reed UNSC,Chappel Hill , USA

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Jorge Jose Casal IFEVA, Argentina

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Kalika Prasad IISER, Thiruvananthapuram

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Kishore Panigrahi NISER, Bhubaneswar

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Klaus Palme University of Freiburg, Germany

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Manoj Prasad NIPGR, New Delhi

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Neelima R. Sinha UC Davis, USA

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P. V. Shivaprasad NCBS, Bangalore

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P.K. Trivedi NBRI, Lucknow

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Paramjit Khurana Delhi University

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Petra Bauer HHU, Düsseldorf, Germany

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Prakash Kumar NUS, Singapore

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Prateek Tripathi Kay lab ,The Scripps Research Institute, USA

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R. P Sharma University of Hyderabad

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Ram Yadav IISER, Mohali

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Ravi Maruthachalam IISER, Thiruvananthapuram

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Sanjib K Panda Assam University

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Shree Prakash Pandey IISER, Kolkata

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Seth J. Davis University of York, UK

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Sona Pandey Donald Danforth Plant Science Center,USA

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Sourav Datta IISER, Bhopal

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Srinivasan NRCPB, New Delhi

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Stefan Kircher University of Freiburg, Germany

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Sudip Chattopadhyay NIT,Durgapur

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Suresh K Balasubramanian Monash University, Australia

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Thomas Schmülling Freie University, Berlin

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Trilochan Mohapatra ICAR, New Delhi

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Usha Vijayraghvan IISc, Bangalore

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Ute Höcker University of Cologne, Germany

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Utpal Nath IISc, Bangalore

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Yoshiharu Y. Yamamoto Gifu University, Japan

Registration

Fees

  • Students ₹ 4000
  • Indian participants ₹ 5000
  • Foreign participants € 250

Registration fees includes accommodation, Food and conference material
For Accompanying person- contact Helpdesk ICPDB icpdb.niser@gmail.com

Deadline

  • Early registration 30 Aug 2017 (closed)
  • Late registration* 02 Oct 2017
  • Abstract submission 15 Sep 2017
  • * Late registration fee of ₹1000 / €50 is applicable in addition to Registration Fee.

Could not register online? Do not panic - contact Helpdesk ICPDB icpdb.niser@gmail.com

Account details

Registration fees should be transferred via NEFT to the account with the following details

  • Name: ICPDB
  • Acc. Number: 373701000005555
  • Bank Name: Indian Overseas Bank
  • Branch name: NISER Jatni Campus
  • IFSC code: IOBA0003737
  • SWIFT code: IOBAINBB159

Important Notes

  1. Registration is mandatory for all participants
  2. Oral presentation, poster presentation and Invited speakers should upload the Abstract
  3. Students Category means :- Pursuing PhD, MSc and Bachelor
  4. Young Scientist Category means :- PhD Awarded, Teachers in Universities and Colleges (below age 40)
  5. Students are eligible for hostel accommodation, Any other type of accommodation request is chargeable
  6. Registration fees of invited speakers will be reimbursed at the conference desk
  7. UTR :- Unique Transaction Reference number
  8. Kindly contact help desk for any queries concerning accompanying persons.

Registration for ICPDB2017 Conference at NISER

Registration is closed..

Schedule

To be updated soon...

THE VENUE

About Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is the capital city of the Indian State Odisha. It is also known as the temple City with more than about 150 ancient temples. The City is envisioned to be the smart city ranking number one in India by 2022. It is the hub of many educational institutes of national importance such as IIT, AIIMS, IMMT, IOP, KIIT, RPRC, etc. It is surrounded by numerous picturesque and world heritage sites such as Chilika, Puri, Konark, Lingaraj temple, Peace Pagoda, Khandagiri, Udaygiri, etc.

Weather in Bhubaneswar
Places near by Bhubaneswar

Getting to NISER Jatni Campus

By flight- 25 km from the Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

By train - 3 Kms from the Khurda Road junction. Auto rickshaws can be hired to the campus.

Organised by

National Institute of Science Education and Research, Jatni, Khurdha 752050
Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar