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Manipal, International conference on Microbiology to be held on Oct 21,22

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Manipal, Oct 19: The Enteric Diseases Division and Department of Microbiology, KMC, Manipal, Manipal University will host an international conference on gut infections and Microbiology on October 21 and 22, 2016 at the Chaitya Hall, FIVV here. A conference of this kind is being held for the first time in India. Its theme is, "Gut Microbiome 2016 – An International Pers...

Manipal, Oct 19: The Enteric Diseases Division and Department of Microbiology, KMC, Manipal, Manipal University will host an international conference on gut infections and Microbiology on October 21 and 22, 2016 at the Chaitya Hall, FIVV here. A conference of this kind is being held for the first time in India. Its theme is, "Gut Microbiome 2016 – An International Perspective".

This meet is expected to be a rich mélange of scientific and clinical expertise with researchers, clinicians and industry partners playing an active role in it. This meet is being organized to especially address the issues with respect to novel mechanisms of resistance of the pathogens if any, the changes in the genetic makeup of the pathogens making them the superbugs and the scenario of the antimicrobials considering the perspective of both clinicians and researchers. 
         
Eminent professionals like Dr. Robert Hall from NIH - USA will be delivering the keynote address and experts from US, Japan, Germany Portugal, United Nations, and NICED (ICMR) will be addressing the issues of diarrhoea, antimicrobial resistance and gut pathology. Delegates from across the country and abroad comprising students, faculty and researchers are expected to participate in this international deliberation.

“Enteric or gut infections are the infections that enter our body through the mouth and are usually spread through contaminated food and water or by contact with vomit or feces. Every year, millions of cases of foodborne illness and thousands of associated deaths occur due to these infections world over.  Much of these problems could be prevented with focused scientific approaches and preventive measures,” said Dr Mamatha Ballal, the organizing chair of the conference. Prof. Dr. Kiran Chawla Convener for the event.

The Enteric Diseases Division (EDD), a unit of Microbiology Department, KMC, Manipal was started as an independent facility in 2009. This division has multifaceted functions, which includes; routine reporting of enteric pathogens from diarrhoeal cases both from the hospital as well as from community outbreaks, identifying and reporting unusual pathogens. The Enteric division also conducts collaborative research with national and international labs (Denmark, Australia, USA, Germany).

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