International workshop on Microalgal Technology

Organizer: Marian Star Centre, Department of Botany, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous) Thoothukudi Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, India

  • When: 16th – 18th February 2022
  • Free Registration

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Google Class Room Code : heed72g

About the Workshop:

For millennia, humans have appreciated the usefulness of terrestrial plants as renewable sources of food, medicine, and materials. Agricultural technologies have been consistently modified and improved throughout human history to satisfy the evolving needs of civilization. Algae are a varied collection of photosynthetic organisms that have the ability to meet critical industrial and agricultural demands.

Algae’s biological diversity can be used to generate a variety of useful bioproducts, either naturally or by
genetic modification which has not been tapped to the fullest yet. Microalgae have recently sparked a lot of attention around the world because of its vast range of applications in the renewable energy,
biopharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. Microalgae can be converted into a variety of products using conversion technologies such as algal lipid upgrading, liquefaction, pyrolysis, gasification, and bioethanol technology as an environmentally friendly renewable feedstock. The broad scope of the workshop includes gaining of knowledge about the culturing of microalgae, production and extraction of value added products form microalgae and the use of microalgae in environmental sustainablility

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Patron
Sr. Flora Mary

Secretary, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi
Chairman
Dr. Sr. A.S.J. Lucia Rose

Principal, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi
Convenor
Dr. M. Glory
Head and Associate Professor of Botany
Program Coordinator

Dr. Sr. A. Arockia Jenecius Alphonse
Overall coordinator & Member Secretary
DBT STAR College Scheme
Assistant Professor of Botany

Organizing Team

Dr. A. Jacintha Tamil Malar Assistant Professor of Botany
Dr. G. Flora, Assistant Professor of Botany
Dr. S. Beulah Jerlin , Assistant Professor of Botany
Dr. E. Daffodil D Almeida, Assistant Professor of Botany
Dr. F. Dayana Lobo, Assistant Professor of Botany
Dr. B. Maria Sumathi, Assistant Professor of Botany
Ms. S. Pauline Jenifer, Assistant Professor of Botany
Dr. S. Mary Santhi, Assistant Professor of Botany
Dr. P. Hermalin , Assistant Professor of Botany

Contact : smcstardbt2021@gmail.com
botanydptstmarys@gmail.com

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