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International Conference on

Emerging Areas in Biosciences and Biomedical Technologies

7 -9th February 2020

Indian Institute of Technology  Indore 


Venue: Hotel Marriot, Indore

Address: H-2, Scheme No. 54, Vijay Nagar, Indore- 452010, Madhya Pradesh, India



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About Us

IIT Indore located at Simrol, Khandwa Road, Madhya Pradesh, is one of the eight new Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India in 2008-09. Recently IIT Indore is ranked 13th amongst all engineering universities and institutions in India and a very impressive debut 2nd rank in India among top 400 global institutions and among top 50 institutions in Asia as per Times World Rankings. The Discipline for Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE) at IIT Indore was initiated in 2012 and is a center of excellence that focuses on research in multidisciplinary areas of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering. The BSBE group aims to be internationally recognized in bio-related research and aspires to create an ambience for the smooth pursuit of scholarly activities in research and training, leading to novel innovations, in addition to carrying out fundamental studies in life sciences.

eBBT-2 2020 is announced as a series of conference after the success of eBBT in 2018 organized by IIT Indore. It also forms an integral part of 10 year celebration of IIT Indore. eBBT-2 will provide an excellent platform for exchange of ideas with the leading experts from India and around the world. The focus of this conference is to bring together a group of researchers/faculties/expertise from academia and industry working in the interdisciplinary areas of biosciences and biomedical engineering to discuss recent progress in these areas as well as share ideas on open questions. We especially encourage participation by students, postdocs, and faculties at an early stage of their career and will be assigned oral presentation slots on a competitive basis. The conference includes Plenary talks, Keynote presentations, Oral/Poster presentations, Industry-Academia interactions, and Exhibitions. Also, the symposium will offer an ideal balance of scientific sessions and networking opportunities.



  • Prof. Ulrich Schaible,  Leibniz Lung Center, Borstel, Germany

  • Prof. Sayed Hasnain, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India  

  • Prof. Steffen Stenger,  Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Ulm, Germany

  • Prof. V. Nagaraja, JNCASR  Bangalore, India 

  • Prof. Niyaz Ahmed, International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Prof. Tapas Kundu,  CDRI, Lucknow, India

  • Prof. Peter Sander, Department of Microbiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • Prof. Umesh Varshney,  Department of Microbiology, IISc, Bangalore, India 

  • Prof. Tone Tonjum,  Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway

  • Prof. Debashish Mitra, CDFD, Hyderabad, India 

  • Prof. Muniyappa, IISc, Bangalore, India 

  • Prof. Digby Werner, Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of Cape Town, South Africa

  • Prof. Shovan Majumder, RRCAT Indore

  • Dr. Sonal Choudhary, Sheffield University, United Kingdom 

  • Dr. Maxim Shevstov, Institute of Cytology, St. Petersburg, Russia

  • Dr. Sunil Raghav, ILS, Bhubaneswar, India

  • Dr. Rajesh Chandramohanadas, SUTD, Singapore

  • Dr. Pavan Asalapuram, CEO and Founder, EMPE Diagnsotics, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Dr. Soumitra Mohanty, Department of Microbiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Dr. Kaustabh Ghosh, University of California Riverside, USA

  • Prof. Upendra Nongthomba, IISc, Bangalore

  • Dr. Vikas Jain, IISER, Bhopal

  • Dr. Amulya Panda, NII New Delhi

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Participants from Non-SAARC Countries      USD 300

Participants from SAARC countries                 INR 5000

Industry/Business Organizations                     INR 8000

Postdocs                                                                     INR 3500

Students                                                                     INR 3000

Organizing Committee


  • Avinash Sonawane (Convener) (IITI)

  • Sharad Gupta (IITI)

  • Debasis Nayak (IITI)

  • Venkatesh Chelvam (IITI)

  • Santosh Vishvakarma (IITI)

  • Abhijeet Joshi (IITI)

  • Hem Jha (IITI)

  • B. R. Rawal (SGSITS)

Important Dates

Last Date of Abstract Submission: 20 January 2020

Notification of Acceptance: 21 January 2020

Last Date of Registration: 30th January 2019

Conference Themes


Emerging diseases                        Host-pathogen interactions

Immunotherapy                           Diagnostics

Biosensors                                      Drug delivery


Important Note



Limited accommodation is available in the campus (Guest House and Hostels).

Further information regarding the accommodation will be made available on the website. 
Hotels Near IIT Indore


Knowledge Partner


SGSITS Indore 


Conference Flyer: Click Here

Payment Gateway

Account Details

Name of Account Holder: IIT Indore 
Bank Name: Canara Bank Branch: IIT Indore, Simrol Campus Branch 
Account Number: 1476101027440
IFSC Code: CNRB0006223 

The registration fee can also be paid by a crossed Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of:

"The Registrar, IIT Indore", payable at Indore.


Link for Online Payment of Registration Fee via Paytm:

Step 1: Visit http://iiti.ac.in/

Step 2: Click Facilities Menu

Step 3: Select Pay through PayTM

Step 4: Select Registration for Events

Step 5: Enter the Details of Participant and Registration Fee


Contact us

Dr. Avinash Sonawane

Discipline for Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering,
Office: SB 302, IIT Indore, 
Khandwa Road, Simrol
Indore 453552, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Email: ebbt.iiti[AT]gmail.com, asonawane[AT]iiti.ac.in
Phone : +91-731-2438745                        

Sponsors Category

  4. Other Sponsors: below INR 1,00,000

  • Company logo displayed on website and dais

  • 1 page advertisement in Souvenir

 2. Gold Sponsors: INR 2,00,000

  • 1 Booth in exhibition

  • 1 Full-page advertisement in Souvenir

  • Prominent ad on web page and dais

  • Free entry for 2 delegates (including lunch and dinner)

  3. Silver Sponsors: INR 1,00,000

  • 1 Booth in exhibition

  • 1 Full page advertisement in Souvenir

  • Company logo displayed on website and dais


  1. Diamond Sponsors: INR 3,00,000 and above

  • One 15 minute presentation to the entire audience

  • 1 Booth in exhibition

  • 1 Full-page advertisement in Souvenir

  • Prominent ad on web page and dais

  • Free entry for 4 delegates (including lunch and dinner)

How to Reach IIT Indore

From Indore Railway Station / Bus Stand 


(Distance: 24.4 Kms; Travel time: 50 min):

(i) Book Taxi/Auto (fare approx. Rs. 350-400) up to IIT Indore Simrol 453552 

Note: Please ask your driver to follow the way via Tejaji Nagar, which is the shortest route to reach IIT Indore Simrol 453552 from Indore Railway Station.

For more details please Click on Map

From Indore Airport

(Distance: 35.3 Kms; Travel time: 1h 6min) :

(i) Book Taxi/Auto (fare approx. Rs. 500-600) up to IIT Indore Simrol 

Note: Please ask your driver to follow the way via Tejaji Nagar, which is the shortest route to reach IIT Indore Simrol 453552 from Indore Airport (Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport). 

For more details please Click on Map 


Gallery: eBBT2018

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Places of Interest near Indore


2 h 5 min (97.4 km) via Indore - Dhar Rd

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1 h 59 min (95.3 km) via NH52

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42 min (23.3 km) via Khandwa Rd

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2 h 5 min (97.4 km) via Indore - Dhar Rd

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