2nd Maharashtra Chapter Conference-AMBI BIOCON 2015
“Moving from basics to advanced biochemistry” 27th-28th Feb.2015
Venue: Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai
Department of Biochemistry, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai in association with AMBI organised 2nd Maharashtra Chapter Conference “AMBI BIOCON 2015” on 27th and 28th February, 2015 at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai. Dr.Pramod Ingale, Professor and Head, Dept. of Biochemistry, at this institution who is also the State Representative of AMBI was the organising secretary. The theme of the conference was “Moving from Basics to Advanced Biochemistry.” As per the theme, topics were included on day to day issues like, Laboratory Quality Controls, Error management in clinical Laboratory, IFCC standardisation and Harmonisation, Literature search, Innovative changes in UG and PG Biochemistry Curriculum. Advances in clinical biochemistry like Setting up of high end diagnostic laboratory, Prenatal screening, New born screening, Human Metabolome Profiling etc were also discussed. We were pleased to have our AMBI National Secretary Dr.Shanthi Naidu, as guest of honour for inaugural function. She delivered a talk on “Serum and urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin(NGAL) – early biomarker for AKI in cardiac interventions”. Total 150 delegates which included 67 residents and 83 faculty members. We also had 5 registrations from Gujrat Chapter and 1 resident each from Karnataka and Lucknow. The PG students showed an overwhelming response with 31 posters and 15 oral presentations
The organising committee conveys its sincere thanks to all the delegates, speakers for making the event a grand success. We would like to put on record our sincere thanks to central AMBI executive committee & AMBI web site incharge & past president Dr. Jasbinder Kaur for their constant support and encouragement.
First State Conference of Maharashtra Chapter
Theme: Recent Advances in Clinical Chemistry on 5th-6th April 2014
Venue: MGM Medical College, Aurangabad
Organizing Secretary: Dr.D.V.Bhaley
Prof Head Biochemistry
MGM MC Aurangabad
AMBI –BIOCON 14
Maharashtra State Chapter Conference
The first AMBI Maharashtra State chapter conference was held on 5th & 6th April 2014 at MGM Medical College, Aurangabad. Dr. Dhananjay Bhale, Professor & Head of Biochemistry at this institute was the organizing secretary.
The conference had a huge response with more than 125 delegates from all over Maharashtra which included faculty members, private practitioners & PG students. Various important topics were presented by leading biochemists, like Journey of clinical biochemistry, laboratory automation, Newer role of HDL, NABL accreditation, Inborn errors of metabolism, Medicolegal aspects in clinical Biochemistry, Newer tumour markers etc. In addition there was a panel discussion on Medical Biochemistry curriculum.
It was decided to have it as a yearly event. Dr. Pramod Ingale, Professor & Head of Biochemistry, LTM Medical College, Sion, Mumbai has volunteered to conduct the next conference.
To sum up it was an excellent academic feast & a great gathering of Medical Biochemists of Maharashtra.
Dr. Dhananjay Bhale