Amrita Bioquest 2013: An International Conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications

Amrita Bioquest, held at the Amritapuri campus of Amrita University and hosted by the Amrita School of Biotechnology, provided a forum to discuss emerging, multidisciplinary themes related to the use and application of biotechnology for the benefit of humanity. The conference covered various research areas, such as translational medicine, nanotechnology, neuroscience, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, and bioengineering, to see how they could contribute to the amelioration of human suffering and improve the quality of life. The conference served as an ideal platform for distinguished experts, from diverse areas of biotechnology, to discuss and deliberate on established as well as emerging platforms and strategies. Scientists from India, USA, Netherlands, Italy, Norway, Germany, Turkey, Russia, UK, and Australia attended the conference and contributed 270 paper presentations, 90 talks, and 200 poster presentations to the event.