International Conference on “Medicinal Plants and Herbal Drugs for Human Welfare” (ICMP-2015)

International Conference
on “Medicinal Plants and
Herbal Drugs for Human Welfare”
(ICMP-2015)
28 - 30, January 2015
CIRCULAR
Venue
Hotel Le Royal Meridien Chennai
No. 1, GST Road, St. Thomas Mount
Chennai—600 016, India
Organized by
Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany
University of Madras, Guindy Campus
Chennai – 600 025, India
e-mail: [email protected]
[email protected]
Websites: www.unom.ac.in
www.casbunom.com
In association with
Society for Conservation and
Resource Development of Medicinal Plants (SMP)
A-155, Ashok Vihar, Phase-IV,
New Delhi - 110 052 , India
About the University
Established in 1857, University of
Madras is one of the oldest and
premier Universities in India, which
has celebrated its sesquicentennial in
2006. It is the mother of almost all the
old Universities of south India.
University of Madras has stood out as
a be aco n of kno wledge f or
generations. It has distinguished itself
by preserving equally its ancient
heritage and modern developments.
The University of Madras is standing
today as a Arts and Science
University, which has 68 teaching and
research Departments to offer a total
of 200 programmes covering
languages, humanities, social
sciences, sciences and basic medical
sciences. It has four campuses i.e.
Chepauk, Marina, Guindy and
Taramani.
About the Centre for Advanced
Studies in Botany
The University Botany Laboratory
(UBL) was established in 1930 and it
acquired the CAS status from the UGC
in 1964 and retaining the status for
more than 50 consecutive years. The
CAS in Botany is well known for its
pioneering research contribution on
Plant Pathology, Mycology and
Algology. The Center has also
contributed extensively on the
medicinal plants and herbal drugs.
Eminent Professors like
M.O.P. Iyengar, T.S. Sadasivan,
C.V. Subramanian, T.V. Desikachary,
A. Mahadevan, J. Lalithakumari,
N. Anand and R. Rengasamy have
served as Directors of this Centre.
Prof. N. Raaman is the current
Director. CAS in Botany is fully
equipped with all necessary
laboratory facilities and other
infrastructure.
About the SMP
Society for Conservation and
Development of Medicinal Plants
(SMP), New Delhi, India, has been
functioning to create a forum at
international level for bringing
together individuals and
organizations involved in medicinal
plants by organizing conferences,
symposia and workshops and
helping to the exchange of
knowledge to different stakeholders.
It explores new areas in Medicinal
Plant Research. SMP constantly
interacts with government agencies,
scientific organization and NGOs to
promote and protect interests of
Medicinal crop growers and
producers. It publishes one
international journal “Medicinal
Plants” and “Asian Herbal Show
Newsletter”.
About the Conference
In this population explosion era, with diminishing natural resources, mankind is experiencing
the inefficacy of drugs against diseases and new diseases with limited scope for the
management. Moreover, the chemical way of drug making creates incurable environmental
and health hazards. In this context, the medicinal plants and herbal drugs are considered as
promising candidates to combat new and older diseases. This International Conference on
Medicinal Plants and Herbal Drugs for Human Welfare aims to focus on the trend in the
bioprospecting of medicinal plants for making herbal drugs.
 Taxonomy of medicinal plants
 Validation of traditional knowledge on herbal medicines
 Conservation of medicinal plants
 Biotechnology of medicinal plants
 Bioprospecting of medicinal plants for herbal drugs
 Bioactive lead molecules from medicinal plants
 Commercialization of herbal drugs
 Challenges and prospects in herbal drugs
 IPR and herbal drugs
Call for Abstracts
Abstracts denoting the themes of the Conference are invited for presentation. Abstracts should not exceed more than 300 words typed in MS word font size 12 in Times New Roman in single line space. The presenting author should be indicated by an asterisk. A soft copy
should be sent by e-mail to the Organizing Secretary, ICMP 2015 on or before 15-12-2014.
E-mails: [email protected] / [email protected]
The abstracts and registration form can also be uploaded in the website: www.casbunom.com
The hard copies of the abstract, registration form and registration fee should be sent to the Organizing Secretary, ICMP - 2015, Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras,
Guindy Campus, Chennai-600 025, India.
The Registration Fee can be paid in the form of Demand Draft/ Multi-City Cheque drawn in any
Nationalized bank in favour of “ICMP-2015” payable at Chennai.
Registration Fee
Accommodation
Participants are requested to make their own
a r r an ge m e n t
fo r
st a y .
Ho w e ve r ,
Indian
SAARC
Other
Category
accommodation
will
be
made
for
outstation
(INR)
(US$)
Countries
participants based on their request and
(US$)
advance
payment,
depending
on
UG/PG Students
2000
50
100
availability.
Tariff:
Hostel/Guest
house/Hotel
Research Scholars
3000
accommodation ranges from INR 1000 to
75
100
10000 per day. Student accommodation may
Members of SMP
4000
100
150
be made at Rs. 500/- per day.
Faculty Members/
4500
Conference Venue
100
200
Scientists
Le Royal Meridien Chennai is the luxuriant 5
Star Hotel located at No. 1, GST Road, St. ThoIndustry participants
7000
100
300
mas Mount, Chennai 600 016. It is around 15
Accompanying person
km from Chennai Central Railway Station; 12
4000
100
150
Spot Registration: Rs. 2000 or US$ 50 km from Chennai Egmore Railway station and
5 km from the Chennai Domestic and
extra in each category.
NEFT / Online payment of Registration fee may be International Airports.
www.lemeridien.hotelsgroup.in/le-royalmade to the following account as detailed below:
Account No: 34335732023 ; Bank : State Bank of
meridienchennai.html
India; Branch : Anna University, Chennai – 600025.
Special discounted room rates can be availed
IFSC Code: SBIN0006463
by mentioning the conference details at the
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Last date for submission of Abstracts and 43534545; Fax: +91-44-22314344
Registration: 15, December 2014
International Conference on “Medicinal Plants
and Herbal Drugs for Human Welfare”
28 - 30, January 2015
Organizing Committee
Patron
Prof. R. Thandavan, Vice Chancellor, University of Madras, Chennai
Convener
Prof. N. Raaman, Director, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai
Co-convener
Prof. K. Murugesan, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai
Organizing Secretary
Dr. N. Mathivanan, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai
Treasurer
Dr. P. Palani, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai
Members
Dr. N. Radhakrishnan, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai
Dr. S. Nagaraj, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai
Dr. K. Malarvizhi, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai
Dr. R. Rani, SDNP Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai
Dr. D. Narashiman, Madras Christian College, Chennai
Dr. T. Sekar, Pachiappa’s College, Chennai
Dr. M. Baskar, Govt. Arts College for Men, Chennai
Dr. A. Radha, Bharathi Womens’ College, Chennai
Dr. R. Pauline, Womens’ Christian College, Chennai
Dr. S. Abdulkader, Presidency College, Chennai
Dr. L. Antonie Lebel, Loyola College, Chennai
Mrs. Prema, Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai
Dr. T.V. Poonguzhali, Queen Mary’s College, Chennai
Dr. D. Dorcus, Quaid-E-Millath Govt. College for Women, Chennai
Dr. Ammerjahan, TMHCPM & RICSL, Chennai
Shri. Vijay A. Mehta, Retort Pharmaceuticals, Chennai
Dr. G. Sivaraman, Arogya Health Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
Executive Committee of Society for Conservation and Resource
Development of Medicinal Plants (SMP)
President Prof. A. K. Bhatnagar, New Delhi
Secretary Dr. G. P. Rao, New Delhi
Treasurer Sh. Ashok Datta, New Delhi
Member
Prof. S. K. Sood, Shimla
Member
Dr. A. B. Singh, New Delhi
Member
Dr. T. S. Nayar, Thiruvananthapuram
Address for Correspondence: Organizing Secretary (ICMP-2015), Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai – 600 025, Tamil Nadu, India. Email: [email protected]/ [email protected] Phone: +91-44-22202762 Mobile: +91
9840253789. Websites: www.unom.ac.in / www.casbunom.com
International Conference on “Medicinal Plants
and Herbal Drugs for Human Welfare”
28 - 30, January 2015
Advisory Committee
Prof. C. V. Subramanian, Chennai, India
Prof. M.S. Swaminathan, Chennai, India
Prof. A. Gnanam, Chennai, India
Dr. S. Ayyappan, ICAR, New Delhi, India
Prof. R.R. Hanchinal, PPV & FRA, New Delhi, India
Prof. H. Devaraj, UGC, New Delhi, India
Prof. K. Ramasamy, TNAU, Coimbatore, India
Mr. Hem Pande, NBA, Chennai, India
Mr. Jitendra Sharma, NMPB, New Delhi, India
Dr. Mohd Aslam, DBT, New Delhi, India
Mr. Rabikumar, NBA, Chennai, India
Prof. J. Lalithakumari, Hattiesburg, USA
Prof. N. Anand, Chennai, India
Prof. R. Rengasamy, Chennai, India
Prof. C. Manoharachary, Hyderabad, India
Prof. H.S. Prakash, Mysore, India
Prof. V. S. Parmar, New Delhi, India
Dr. R.S. Ramaswamy, CCRS, Chennai, India
Dr. Kirti Singh, Jaunpur, India
Dr. P. Rethinam, Coimbatore, India
Dr. Brahma Singh, New Delhi, India
Dr. K.V. Peter, Cochin, Kerala
Dr. S. Sithanantham, Chennai, India
Prof. P.I. Peter, Chennau, India
Prof. T. Marimuthu, Chennai, India
Dr. P. Pushpangadan, Noida, India
Dr. G. S. Lavekar, New Delhi, India
Prof. A. R. Nautiyal, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, India
Dr. S. K. Prabhuji, Gorakhpur, India
Prof. Muralee G. Nair, East Lansing, USA
Mr. Jith Veeravalli, California, USA
Mr. R.V. Venkatesh, Hongkong
Mr. V.T. Jagannathan, Chennai, India
Prof. Wolfgang Zeller, Darmstadt, Germany
Prof. Nison Sattayasai, Khon Kaen, India
Prof. S. Sotheeswaran, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Dr. D.B. Olufolaji, Akure, Nigeria
Dr. Harikesh B. Singh, Varanasi, India
Dr. Waseem Rizvi, Aligarh, India
Dr. Rakesh Pandey, Lucknow, India
Dr. M.C. Nautiyal, Srinagar, India
Dr. Khong Heng Yen, Sarawak, Malaysia
Dr. Santosh Gahukar, Akola, India
Prof. Ibrahim Jantan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr. G. Muthukumar, New Jersey, USA
Dr. Walled S. Koko, Khartoum, Sudan
Dr. Lena Norlander, Umea, Sweden
Dr. Bhimanagouda S. Bhimu Patil, Texas, USA
Dr. V. Kabilan, New Jersey, USA
Dr. S.C. Mandal, Kolkatta, India
Dr. Methaq Nasser Al-Gabr, Republic of Yemen
Dr. Farediah Ahmad, Teknoloig, Malaysia
Dr. Jozef Fejér, Presov, Slovakia
Dr. Tamara Kacharava, Tbilisi, Georgia
Dr. Ivan Salamon, Presov, Slovakia
Dr. Kusum Arunachalam, Dehradun, India
Dr. S.K. Tewari, Lucknow, India
Dr. R.C. Gupta, Patiala, India
Dr. Manoj K. Dhar, Jammu, India
Prof. Manjunath Kini, Singapore
Prof. G.S. Virk, Amritsar, India
Dr. Bruna Dallaqua, Brazil
Dr. S. Seeni, Chennai, India
Dr. A.G. Pandurangan, Thirivananthapuram, India
Prof. K. Rajamani, Coimbatore, India
Dr. V. Sivaram, Bangalore, India
Dr. P. Suprasanna, Mumbai, India
Prof. M.J. Nanjan, Ooty, India
Prof. K. Arumugam, Annamalai Nagar, India
Prof. V. Venkateswarlu, Annamalai Nagar, India
Prof. M.B. Viswanathan, Tiruchirappalli, India
Dr. Sekar, Annambhotla, USA
Dr. C. Raghunathan, Cochin, India
Dr. Vasanthakumari Neela, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Prof. Emi Okuyama, Chiba, Japan
Prof. Ibrahim Ortas, Adana, Turkey
Dr. Manivel, Anand, India
Prof. R.C. Gupta, Patiala, India
Prof. Paul Clayton, Surrey, UK
Mr. Mark Blumenthal, Austin, USA
Mr. Amanda Rao, Queensland, Australia
Prof. Jagat Kanwar, Geelong Victoria, Australia
Prof. S. Niranjali Devaraj, Chennai, India
Prof. D. Velmurugan, Chennai, India
Prof. M. Arumugam, Chennai, India
Prof. Gopalakrishna Kone, Singapore
Prof. Ren Xiang Tan, Nanjing, China
Dr. Seyed Ebrahim Sajjadi jazi, Isfahan, Iran
Prof. Hideo Hayashi, Osaka, Japan
Prof. Park Jae In, Chungbuk, Korea
Prof. Jintana Sattayasai, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Dr. V. Srinivasan, Atlanta, USA
Prof. Jiradej Manosroi, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Prof. K. Husnu Can Baser, Eskisehir, Turkey
Dr. Pradeep Visen, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Muhammed Majeed, Bangalore, India
Dr. Amit Agarwal, Bangalore, India
Dr. Dietmar Schummer, Frankfurt, Germany
Prof. M.V.N. Prasad, Hyderabad, India
Dr. M. Jayaprakashvel, Chennai, India
International Conference on
“Medicinal Plants and Herbal Drugs
for Human Welfare”
28 - 30, January 2015
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