About The Conference   

This year the conference will be hosted jointly by Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar and Association of Microbiologists of India in Hisar, India. With the theme “Perspectives of Microbes for Human Welfare”, the conference aims to delve into the manifold ways in which microbial sciences contribute to the betterment of humanity. The conference will provide a platform for leading researchers, academicians, and practicioners from around the globe to share their latest findings, exchange ideas, and foster collaborations in the dynamic field of microbiology. We are confident that your expertise and insights would greatly enrich our discussions and contribute to the success of the event.
The conference program will include keynote lectures, plenary sessions, poster presentations, and workshops covering a wide range of topics such as microbial biotechnology, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology, and industrial microbiology, among others. Moreover, we are organizing special sessions dedicated to emerging trends and challenges in the field, providing an opportunity for in depth exploration and dialogue among participants.
Your presence at the conference would not only honor us but also inspire fellow researchers and students alike. We believe that your valuable contributions and active participation will significantly enhance the academic exchange and networking opportunities at the event.

   About Hisar    

Hisar, a city in Haryana, India, is steeped in history and culture. Home to over 0.3 million people, it's renowned as the "grain bowl of Haryana" due to its rich agricultural heritage. Founded by Firoz Shah Tughlaq in 1354, it boasts historical landmarks like the Hisar Fort. The city's vibrant cultural scene includes festivals and local cuisine, reflecting its warm hospitality. Hisar is also a major educational hub, hosting institutions like Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University and Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology. Additionally, it houses research institutes like the Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB), contributing to advancements in buffalo genetics and dairy industry practices. Furthermore, Hisar is known for equine research and veterinary education, with institutions like the National Research Centre on Equines (NRCE) and Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS).
Hisar is well connected by road and railway from different parts of the country. Overall, Hisar seamlessly blends its historical significance with modern amenities, making it an appealing destination for tourists, scholars, and entrepreneurs alike.

   About University   

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology (GJUST), established in 1995 by an Act of the Legislature of the State of Haryana, is dedicated to fostering studies and research in emerging areas of higher education, focusing on technology, pharmacy, environmental studies, non-conventional energy sources, and management studies, while striving for excellence in these fields. Currently holding an A+ Grade NAAC accreditation from 18.10.2022 to 17.10.2027 with a CGPA of 3.38 in the fourth cycle, the University has achieved notable recognition. In the Atal Ranking of Institutional Innovations and Achievements (ARIIA-2020) by the Education Ministry, Govt. of India, it secured a position in Band-A between 6-25th among government and government aided universities. The University has attained graded Autonomy of Category-II, a distinction shared by only 21 State Universities in the country. Additionally, it has been accepted for the third time into the prestigious Global Initiative Academic Network (GIAN) Phase-III Scheme by MHRD. Notable accolades include ranking 409th globally and 16th in India in 'UI Green Matric World University Rankings' by the University of Indonesia, Jakarta in 2023, and winning the first prize at the State level for raising awareness about "Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse". The University has fostered interdisciplinary collaboration and research, with faculty publishing 4129 research papers in peer-reviewed journals listed in SCOPUS, garnering over 86000 citations. With an h-index of 122, the University holds the highest h-index among universities in Haryana, with an average paper citation of 20.89, also the highest in the region. Numerous research projects funded by state and central agencies have been completed across different departments, with ongoing projects underway. The University has received grants from the DST under the FIST program and the SAP program by UGC. Furthermore, it has successfully completed the DST-PURSE program, receiving a grant of Rs.10.25 Crore.

  About AMI   

The AMI, established in 1938, is one of the oldest and reputed scientific organizations of the country. Since its inception, it has contributed significantly towards the development of microbiology, particularly in areas of research and teaching in country. At present, there are more than 5526 life and annual members and about 450 corporate members of the Association. The Association publishes a quarterly journal, "Indian Journal of Microbiology"(INJM) for the last 64 years and holds a National convention annually at one of the well-established centers of microbiology in the country. INJM, by publishing peer reviewed original research findings and research reviews from researchers in India and abroad, has acquired a respectable status among national and international scientific community and research periodicals in the world.