Monday, July 27, 2009

12th Workshop on 'Biomedical Informatics and Communication'

12th Workshop on 'Biomedical Informatics and Communication'
(Supported by DBT & ICMR)
20-21 November 2009
Venue: Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra

12th Biomedical Informatics Workshop is being organized to expose Medical / Science Teachers, Scientists & PG / Ph D Students to basics & advances in Biomedical Informatics & communication. Interesting Lectures on Biomedical Informatics, Telemedicine, Telepathology, Genomics, Proteomics, Evidence Based Medicine, Hospital Information System, Healthcare Management, Biomedical Communication, Biomedical Information Retrieval, Interactive session through Video Conferencing along with Demonstrations and Hands on sessions will be conducted by the Eminent Resource Persons to promote use of Biomedical Informatics in health care management and retrieval of information for research. Hands on Sessions, will also be arranged with desktop work on Gene and protein sequence analysis and other techniques related to Biomedical Informatics and Communication.

Organizer also plans to have Oration and Interactive Session with eminent Healthcare Managers using Video Conferencing platform during the workshop. Besides, second day of the Workshop is scheduled for Biomedical Communication supported by ICMR. Special attention will be given on writing and publishing of Research Papers in Biomedical Sciences; preparing Research project proposal, Choosing a right journal; Grammar and syntax in Scientific writing exploring web resources for Biomedical informatics etc. Overall contents of Biomedical Communication session consisting of Lectures, Hands on session, assignment etc will help in promoting Biomedical scientific communication skills of participants to write review articles, research papers and scientific proposals.

Organizer is expecting Eminent Speakers from DBT, ICMR; C-DAC, Pune; Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore; Anna University, Chennai; IIT, New Delhi; IVRI, Izatnagar; SGBAU, Amravati; NIV, Pune; ISRO, Ahmedabad; PMC, Karamsad; Hingoli; Hyderabad etc. Dr. K. Satyanarayana (Sr. DDG & Chief, P&I, ICMR) and Prof. Shripad Deshpande (BHU) will coordinate Biomedical Communication session.
  • Last Date of Application October 15, 2009
  • Selection Confirmation October 25, 2009
  • Registration Fee Rs. 600/-
  • Accommodation Charges Rs. 400/- for 2 days
Contact: Dr Satish KumarProfessor, Dy Coordinator BIC, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram 442 102, India
Tel. Fax: 07152-284038
Email: mgims.btisnet[at]

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