Low-cost Diagnostics For Affordable Healthcare

June 3rd, 2022
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About the event

Wadhwani Research Centre for Bioengineering, IIT Bombay is organizing a one-day, in-person summit on 'Low cost diagnostics for affordable healthcare' on 3rd June 2022 (Friday). Convenor of the event is Prof Siddharth Tallur (Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering; Faculty-in-charge, Wadhwani Electronics Lab (WEL)).

The goal of the event is to brainstorm with different stakeholders involved in the development of low-cost diagnostic solutions. We aim to connect academics, industry personnel, start-ups, and non-profit organisations with the IIT Bombay's bioengineering ecosystem. The event will involve a few short talks, dedicated networking and brainstorming sessions, and a panel discussion.

Keynote talk will be delivered by Dr Debojyoti Chakraborty, Senior Scientist, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology.

Keynote talk will be delivered by Dr Debojyoti Chakraborty, Senior Scientist, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology.


Key Events

Keynote and Short Talks

A variety of topics covered by academics, not for profits, industry, investors and startup speakers.

Topic for Panel Discussion:

'Bottlenecks and potential solutions to translational innovation in low cost diagnostics'

Panel will be represented by not-for-profit foundations that work closely at the grassroot levels, venture capital firms that invest in deep tech, startups working on low cost diagnostics, industry, etc. Panel moderator is Dr Abdur Rub, CEO, WRCB.

Poster Presentation:

Poster abstracts related to the event theme are invited from IIT Bombay students for the event. Kindly submit the abstracts here.

Last date of submission of abstracts is May 13th, 2022. A Review Committee will select abstracts and its decision will be final. Registration is mandatory for poster presentation.

Student poster awards will be announced at the end of the event.

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Important Dates

17th May 2022
Deadline (extended): Abstract Submission for Poster Presentation
20th May 2022
Notification of acceptance of submitted abstract
30th May 2022
Submission of final posters for printing
31st May 2022
Deadline: Registration for the event
3rd June 2022
Event day
Lecture hall no. 21, Second floor, Victor Menezes Convention Centre (VMCC), IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
Phone: +91 (22) 2576 5502

About Wadhwani Research Centre for Bioengineering

Wadhwani Research Centre for Bioengineering (WRCB) was set up to be a world-class translational research centre in bioengineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB). WRCB supports faculty members across various departments of IITB in undertaking breakthrough interdisciplinary translational research. The projects carried out by the faculty members associated with WRCB have resulted in several patents and spin-off companies in diverse areas ranging from diagnostics to drug discovery.

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Speakers and Panelists

Prof. Siddharth Tallur

Prof. Siddharth Tallur

Wadhwani Electrical Laboratory

Dr. Debojyoti Chakraborty

Keynote speaker
Senior Scientist,
CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology

Confirmed Speakers/ Panelists:

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