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Two days national seminar ‘Symbiosis’18’: “Research in Agricultural, Environmental, Industrial and Food microbiology: Advances and Challenges”


The Department of Microbiology is organizing a Two Days national seminar ‘Symbiosis’18’, co- sponsored by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE). The seminar will be held on March 15th and 16th 2018. The aim and objective of the seminar is to present the latest research and results of scientists related to agricultural, environmental, industrial and food microbiology. This conference provides opportunities for the different areas delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish research relations and to find partners for future collaboration. We hope that the conference results will constitute significant contribution to the knowledge in these up to date scientific field.
The organizing committee of seminar is pleased to invite prospective authors to submit their original manuscripts for paper and poster presentation to ‘Symbiosis’18’. Application for the participation in the seminar will be made by completing the registration form in the website. Registration form for participation may be send to

Guidelines for submission:

Authors are requested to strictly follow the following submission guidelines:

  • Abstract must be written in English language.
  • File type.Ms Word
  • Abstract- Maximum 250 words; Full paper- Maximum 3000 words.
  • Font:Times New Roman, Size 12 point. Title must be in bold with 14 point size. Add 3 to 4 key words.
  • Add about 3 to 4 key words one line below the abstract.
  • Selected Papers will be published in a book with ISBN number.

Important Dates
  • Last date for the submission of abstract – 10/ 02/ 2018
  • Confirmation of acceptance – 15/02/2018
  • Last date for the submission of full papers - : 20/02/2018
  • Last date of registration for participation: 25/02/2018
  • Email your abstracts to
Registration and Payment Details
  • (Registration includes seminar kit and Food for two days)
  • Participation - 250/-
  • Paper&Poster Presentation - 400/-
  • Those who need accommodation will be provided at nominal rate on prior request (100 Per head)
  • Payment can be done by Pay in slip / NET Banking/Mobile Banking in favour of Principal SIAS, SAFI Institute of Advanced Study, Payable at Ramanattukara or through bank transfer as per following details:
    Bank Name : State Bank of India
    Name of Account Holder : Shabanamol S
    Branch : Kottappady
    Account No. : 67034977321
    IFSC Code: SBIN0070829
    (Attach the details of Payment along with the mail and produce the documents at the registration counter on the first day of national seminar)


For enquiries:
Coordinator: Dr.Shabanamol S, Department of Microbiology, SAFI Institute of Advanced study, Vazhayoor, Malappuram.
Mobile: +917902269828, +918606583861, +919207374645, +919539966591

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