Dr. Belle Damadhara Shenoy, Principal Scientist, National Institute of Oceanography, Regional centre-NIO, Visakhapatnam,  Andhra Pradesh

Email: belleshenoy@nio.org

Research Interests: Marine Biodiversity, Biotechnology & Molecular Biology and Marine Bioinformatics



Dr. Kamlesh Jangid, Manager (R&D), HiGenoMB Division, HiMedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, Maharashtra

Email: jangidk@himedialabs.com

Research Interest: Microbial Ecology, Systematics, Genomics, Soil Biology and Quorum Sensing



Dr. Ranajith Kumavath, Sr. Asst. Professor, Department of Genomic Science, Central University of Kerala, Kasargod, Kerala

Email: rnkumavath@cukerala.ac.in

Research Interest: Molecular Cancer Biology and Metagenomics



Dr. E. M. Shankar, Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Neelakudi, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu

Email: shankarem@cutn.ac.in

Research Interest: Immunology of Chronic Infections and T cell exhaustion



Dr. Neha Sharma, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Maharishi Markandeshwar Engineering College and Head, Technology Business Incubator, Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana-Ambala, Haryana.

Email: nehamicrobiologist@gmail.com

Research Interest: Environmental Microbiology, Toxicology with reference to microbial diversity and bioremediation of industrial effluents



Dr. Beena Antony, Professor, Department of Microbiology, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka

Email: beenafmmc@gmail.com

Research Interest: Anaerobic bacteriology, Recent detection techniques for Anaerobes, Serological techniques, Non Typhoidal Salmonellae, Antimicrobial action of herbal extracts, Multi drug resistant organisms and Biofilm detection




Dr. Omprakash Sharma, Scientist D, National Centre for Microbial Resource, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, Maharashtra

Email: omprakash@nccs.res.in

Research Interest: Systematics and Ecology of Microbes, Environmental Microbiology, Anaerobic Microbiology, Clutivation of tough to Cultivate Bacteria and Archaea, Intact microbiome preservation, Bottom-up-Proteomics and Anaerobic Infection