CSIR-IICB is delighted to invite you to National Symposium on “Plant Biotechnology: Current perspectives on Medicinal and Crop Plants” and the Annual Meeting of PTCA (I). The event will be held during 3rd to 5th March, 2017. One of the goals of this meeting is to provide platform for students, researchers and scientists to present their work for interaction and exchange views on the most recent development in Plant science. PTCA (I) has been providing this unique platform by facilitating annual congregation of scientists, year after year, for more than past four decades. Looking forward to welcome you in Kolkata.


The three day symposium will address on the following themes:

  •   Advances in plant tissue culture techniques
  •   Application of genomic and proteomic techniques in plant         improvement
  •   Metabolic engineering of bioactive compounds
  •   Secondary metabolites : Improvements related to health and   nutrition
  •   Stress biology and crop improvement
  •   Transgenic and translational research