A two-day International Conference on Recent Trends In Bioengineering (ICRTB 2022) was organized by MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences and Research (MITBIO), a constituent unit of MIT ADT University on the 12th and 13th of February, 2022. The conference was convened by Prof. Dr. Renu Vyas, Head, MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences and Research. The inaugural program was presided over by Honourable Prof. Dr. Vishwanath Karad, Founder President, MAEERS MIT group of institutes Dr. Mangesh Karad, Executive President, MIT-ADT University and Prof Vinayak Ghaisas founder Director, MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences and Research.
The conference provided a platform for the young students and aspiring researchers to interact with several stalwarts of international stature from the field of bioengineering. The inaugural address was given on Bioengineering Trends by the Chief Guest, Prof. Sabu Thomas, Vice Chancellor, MG University, Kerala. Other speakers included Prof. Jeremy Simpson (Professor, University College Dublin, Ireland) , Dr. Natalie Artzi (Professor, Harvard medical School, MA, USA) , Dr. Andreas Bender (Director, Digital life Sciences at ICB/Nuvisan, Berlin, Germany) , Prof. Reza abbasi-Asl (Professor, Neurology, Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences University of California, San Francisco, USA) , Dr. Justin Dauwels (Professor NTU, Singapore) and Dr. Nathan Johnson (Investigator & Associate research scientist, Harvard Medical School MA, USA). The conference had many industry leaders like Dr. S. K. Jana, Director, Human Vaccine Development, Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd., Pune, India, Prof. Sangeeta Kale Dean, DIAT, DRDO, Pune, India, Dr. Shiladitya Sengupta Professor, MIT Health Science and Technology, Harward, USA, Geeta Manjunath CEO, Niramai health analytix, Bangaluru, India and more.
Aligning with the theme of the conference, Nano-biotechnology: Solutions for healthcare and environment, several researchers presented their cutting edge research work. Nano biotechnology is one of the exciting and emerging fields, with potential far-reaching consequences in almost all arenas. A highly interdisciplinary science, nanotechnology can be a future game changer in improving the healthcare and in bringing about a sustainable environment. The speakers appreciated the conference organisers for the quality of the talks and the research work that was discussed.
The conference concluded with vote of thanks by Prof. Dr. Renu Vyas. The young researchers were evaluated by expert researchers and industry professionals; and were awarded prizes for their poster and oral presentations during the valedictory function. The experts from the industry and the academia appreciated the efforts taken by MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences and Research for bringing out the platform and paving way for dissemination of knowledge.
It was very nice to attend the conference. Speakers were really good - Vidhathri B.S
I was so overwhelmed by your organization and I found a great opportunity at your platform. It is a positive approach for me to know all the delegates, their works and the experience I get holds a bundle of confidence inside me. - Kanchan Chaurasiya Umesh
The presentation platform was really good, the virtual seminar hall is a new experience, thanks for giving an opportunity as one of the participants. - Vyshnava Satyanarayana Swamy
Absolutely an honour to be a part of this amazing conference. A pleasure to present my abstract and poster. Thank you. - Anugrah Michael
The keynote addresses were very informative and enlightening. It was really cool to learn about some of the newest solutions to problems such as cancer, etc. It was great to learn about the latest panacea that is being developed currently for the treatment of these diseases. It was a pleasure listening to all the talks. - Aarohi Uttam Gherkar
I was very good. This is my first time attending a conference on an online platform. I did an oral presentation. I had some queries based on the same and I asked it in mail and they immediately contacted me. I am very happy. - Mariya Sona Steephan