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- Industrial Microbiology 2018

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Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology deals with molecular and biochemical processes of microorganisms are being applied to produce biopharmaceuticals, bio-pesticides, biofuels, chemicals and electricity for betterment of mankind.

Industrial Microbiology 2018 will give you the opportunity to engage with highly skilled professionals and decision makers around the world, present your own discovery or work, and interact with your peers. Furthermore, the stimulating scientific program will provide you to enrich professionally and socially, providing the chance to keep in touch with other participants for establishing any new future collaborations. 



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Allied Academies invites all the participants from all over the world to attend "Annual Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Congress" during May 14-15, 2017 in Montreal, Canada, which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.  Industrial Microbiology 2018 is one of the most important microbiology conferences that bring together clinicians, researchers, and other industry professionals. The scientific program will range from “the world of microbes” to “the science of food”, to clinical, industrial, and environmental microbiology. This will allow reflecting on the microbiology at 360 degrees, all-round by expanding the knowledge of everyone.


Scientific Sessions

Session 1: Food Science and Technology

Food microbiology and Food technology allows to study about the microorganisms and their importance in food production, along with the study of microorganisms inhabit, causing food spoilage, food preservation, especially pathogens that may cause disease if food is improperly prepared or stored, those used to produce fermented foods such as cheese, yogurt, bread, beer, and wine, alcohol, vinegar, and with other useful roles such as producing probiotics.

Food Microbiology

Food safety

Food Processing

Food Preservation

Dairy products

Thickening agents


Microbial biopolymers

Foodborne illness

Testing and methods of analysis

Genetically modified food

Interaction between food and genes

Food for Oral Health

Food Chain

Food & nutrition

Session 2: Bioprocess Technology

Bioprocess Technology is one of sub-discipline within Biotechnology, is an alternative process of biomanufacturing. Combines living matter, in the form of organisms or enzymes, with nutrients under specific optimal conditions to make a desired product, which includes the design and development of methods and equipment for manufacturing products from microbes, microbial/biological materials. Bioprocess Technology is backbone of the biotechnology industry, since it is responsible for translating discoveries of life sciences into practical and industrial products, processes and techniques that can serve the needs of society. Bioprocess Technology products include cosmetics, fuel, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, nutraceuticals, polymers, paper, food, and animal feed.

Advances in microbial expression

Microbes & their genes in beverage production

Continuous bioprocess

Advanced Biological Treatments

Nutritional enrichment food products

Vaccine Production

Immobilization techniques

PATsule (Process Analytical Technology Sensor Capsule)

Aerobic & Anaerobic Respiration

Microbes & Beverage Production

Enzyme production


Session 3: Biofuels and Bioenergy

Bioenergy is derived from biofuel such as Ethanol, Methanol, Biobutanol and etc., are produced through alternative/contemporary biological processes, derived from such as anaerobic digestion and agriculture, rather than a fuel produced by geological processes such as those involved in the formation of fossil fuels, such as coal and petroleum, from prehistoric biological matter. Biomass can be converted to appropriate or useful energy-containing substances in three different ways: thermal conversion, chemical conversion & biochemical conversion.





Biomass feed stocks

Renewable biofuels


Biofuel & Chemicals from wood biomass

Environmental impact

Biofuels from crops, microbes, waste & pollutants

Stretchable biofuel cells

New classes of biochemicals & biofuels

Biofuel/Bioenergy catalyst

Bio-designing Microbes

Biofuel enzymes

Session 4: Plant and Agricultural Science

                Agricultural industry is having major applications of microbes and microbial products. Soil bacteria and fungi are having essential role in ecology, decomposes the organic matter and recycles, some of these are having mutual relationship with plant roots, provides major nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous. Fungi colonize upper part of plants, which provides benefits to tolerant from heat and drought as well as provides resistant from insects & infectious diseases.

Organic forming

Oomycetes and microorganisms in plant diseases

Soil Microbiology

Biofertilizers from crops, microbes, waste & Pollutants



Phototrophic vs Heterotrophic Bacteria




Adverse effects of chemicals used in fertilizers on agricultural products


Session 5: Microbial Enzymes, Metabolites and Natural Products

 Microbes are not only cause of ill also beneficial for mankind in many ways, can be whole organisms or naturally synthesized small entities, either primary or secondary metabolites such as terpenoids, polyketides, urea, amino acids, peptides, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acid bases, ribonucleic acid, deoxyribonucleic acid, taxol which are of utilized in medicinal purpose, cosmetics, dietary supplements and food having core biological activities and chemical compositions.


Marine microbes & enzymes

Lactic bacteria

Anti-aging proteins

Immune modulators

Antitumor agents

Enzymatic reaction mechanisms

Bioactive natural products

Biosynthesis of natural products

Commercial enzymes form Microbes

Synthesis of complex natural products

Photosynthetic & non-conventional organisms

Session 6: Biopharmaceuticals and Health Care

Biopharmaceuticals are medical and therapeutic products derived from biological or more precisely from microbes, pants and any other biological sources. These biopharmaceuticals are different from totally synthesized pharmaceuticals, which include vaccines, gene therapies, recombinant therapeutic protein, blood, blood components, allergenics, somatic cells, tissues, and living cells used in cell therapy. These are often comprised with proteins, sugars, nucleic acids or complex combinations of these substances; and may be living cells or tissues. Their precursors or components are isolated or derived from living sources include human, animal, plant, fungal, or microbial.

Diagnostic Techniques

Antimicrobial Resistance

Drug discovery

Psychoactive drugs

Superbug: Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Therapeutic Protein Interactions

Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics


Therapeutics for mosquito-borne virus infections

Biologics & Biosimilars

Conventional Antibiotics

Transgenic Organisms to produce Recombinant Proteins & Biopharmaceuticals

Microalgae in food & medications production

Sustainable & alternative resources

Session 7: Microbiome

Microbes (bacteria) within the body not only cause of getting sick or developing certain diseases, but also present of beneficial microbes (bacteria). Microbes living in and on us are not invaders but those are beneficial colonizers. In fact, microbes are integral internal ecosystem that essential for human/organism development benefits gut health and the immune system.


More precisely, dysfunction in the Microbiome will leads to autoimmune diseases such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and fibromyalgia. Disease-causing microbes accumulate over time, changing gene activity & metabolic processes that resulting in an abnormal immune response against substances and tissues normally present in the body. These autoimmune diseases might pass in families not by DNA inheritance but by inheriting the Microbiome.

Gut Microbiome

Microbiome role in Immune responses

Metabolism and directly impacts

Bio-films in living & non living

Session 8: Antibiotics and Antimicrobials

Antibiotics are often prescribed medications in modern medicine, are a type of antibacterial drugs used in the treatment & prevention of bacterial infections by inhibiting their growth or killing. Among these antibiotics also have antiprotozoal activity too and these antibiotics might not effective against viruses such as the common cold or influenza.  Drugs which inhibit viruses are known as antiviral drugs or antivirals rather than antibiotics. Similarly substances used against microbes can be referred as antimicrobial. Antibacterial are used in soaps and disinfectants and antibiotics are used as medicine.

Plasmids in Antibiotic Preserve               

Supercharged Antibiotics           

Antibiotic & Antimicrobial effects          

Bacterial Mechanisms against Antibiotics           

Antibiotics side effect on Environment

Health Risks of Overuse of Antibiotics 

Honeybees Role in Antibiotics 

Biology & Chemistry Combination in new Antibiotic Generation            

Antimicrobial bullets    

Antimicrobial discovery & production  

Promising new antimicrobials  

Antibiotic resistance     

Microbial films or Biofilms         



Session 9: Quorum Sensing

Quorum sensing is a system or cell–cell communication allows stimuli and response correlated to population of microbial density. Quorum sensing enables bacteria to control the expression of specific genes depending on the cell densities at which the resulting phenotypes will be most beneficial. Most of the species of microbes use quorum sensing mechanism to coordinate gene expression according to the density of their local population. Among the many traits controlled by quorum sensing is the expression of virulence factors by pathogenic bacteria. In similar fashion of quorum sensing some of the social insects use to determine where to nest. In addition to its function in biological systems, quorum sensing also has several useful applications for computing and robotics.

Cell signalling and Quorum sensing

Collective behaviour

Interspecies quorum sensing

Microbial intelligence and Swarm intelligence

Quorum quenching

Molecular pathways of Quorum Sensing

Alternative mode of bacterial quorum sensing

Bacterial reign in pathogenic origins

New class of antibiotics of Marine bacterium

Computational models or algorithms

Chemical coating effects in Quorum Sensing of bacteria

Immune responses to against viruses

Tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-?) role in hair follicles regenerative

Engineered bacterium to enhance products for medical applications

Unique properties of Honey & Garlic to fight against infections

Session 10: Probiotics

Probiotics are microorganisms and microbial products which provide health benefits by consuming and considered that microorganisms associated with benefits for humans & animals. Nobel laureate Élie Metchnikoff suggested that "the dependence of the intestinal microbes on the food makes it possible to adopt measures to modify the flora in our bodies and to replace the harmful microbes by useful microbes". A significant growth of the promising market for probiotics has led to greater requirements for scientific substantiation of putative benefits conferred by the microorganisms.

Probiotic & their products impact on health

Probiotics in treatments

Probiotic in control of pollution

Probiotic effect on honey bee

Probiotics effects on antibiotics

Phsycological effects of probiotics

Beneficial probiotics of Plants

Probiotics in poultry production

Probiotics effects in infants

Probiotics with other combinations as promising tools

Probiotics effects on psychological events

Session 11: Virology and Virus Uses: Accelerating therapeutic approach

Viral machinery has been used extensively in biological research and human welfare. Since being simple system of virus providing the advantage to manipulate or recombine with the existing mechanisms of replication, transcription, translation, functional protein formation and etc. which are of facilitating virologists and scientists to study in all convergent fields: cell biology, molecular biology, immunology, physiology, animal science (zoology), agriculture and plant science (botany), evolution, genetics, biotechnology, nanotechnology, medical sciences and etc. without limitations and having scope and hope for new era in research advancement

Viruses and Medicine

Viruses and Biological Research

Viruses in Vaccine Development

Viruses in Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Viruses in Bacteriophage Therapies

Viruses in Nanotechnology

Viruses in Genetic Engineering

Viruses in Molecular Biology and Immunology

Viruses in Agriculture and Plant Sciences

Drug Development and Drug Delivery

Session 12: Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology

Environmental microbiology is about scientific study of microbes in environment and their composition, physiology interactions and their processes includes soil, water, air, space & sediments covering the planet & can also include the animals & plants that inhabit these areas. Microorganisms plays a major role, those regulates biogeochemical systems nearly all our planet's environment. Environmental microbiology is a branch of biotechnology that applies to solve the environmental problems and helps to use, regulate and develop environmental systems and prevent the environment from contamination of land, air and water for a sustainable future. It is connected and it is utilized to concentrate to study of natural environment. Environmental microbiology also includes the study about microorganisms that exist in artificial environments such as bioreactors, hospitals, airplanes, communal bathrooms and several indoor & outdoor places can serve as a vector for transmission of potentially pathogenic organisms.

Molecular biology, biotechnology and several branches has revolutionized the study about microbial communities and in the environment and improved our understanding of the composition, phylogeny, and physiology of microbes.

Microbial communities

Greenhouse gas emissions & control


Renewable & non-renewable energy


Fungal toxins


Plants & microorganisms as bio-remediation agents

Soil Pollution & control

Water Pollution & control

Multidrug resistant bacteria in environment

Environmental source of enzymes

Antibiotics and environmental pollution

Emulsifiers, metals and entities effects on environment

Natural & biodegradable products

Marine Biotechnology

Session 13: Animal Feed & Aqua Culture

Microbial interactions & communities

Bio Oil in Animal Feed

Probiotics in animal feed

Control of Infectious diseases

Bio-monitoring methods in aqua culture

Biogas in animal feed

Genomic Tags

High-fibre diet

Solid & liquid waste into food

Farm wastes into useful products

Antibiotics effects in animals

Tropical microbes

Microorganism substrates

Microbes for plastic pollution

Session 14: Nanotechnology

Microbiology relates to Nanoscience at a number of levels. Many bacterial entities are Nano-machines in nature, including molecular motors like flagella and pili. Bacteria also form biofilms by the process of self-assembly. The formation of aerial hyphae by bacteria and fungi is also directed by the controlled and ordered assembly of building blocks. Also, the formation of virus capsids is a classical process of molecular recognition and self-assembly at the Nano-scale.

Nano technology for bacterial mechanisms & studies

Solar panel

Filtration & purification technologies

Fuel cells

Agriculture & Food Processing

Nanotechnology paints

Diagnostic & imaging techniques

Treatment, therapeutics & personalized medicine

Bright colours by nanotechnology


Nano particles impact on environment

Session 15: Metagenomics

Metagenomics is the analysis of the collective genetic material recovered from microbial communities directly form environmental samples to study information on the microbial diversity and ecology of a specific environment includes cloning and analysing the genomes without culturing the organisms in the community, which enables to describe the diverse microbial inhabitants of planet. Whereas traditional microbiology and microbial genome sequencing & genomics rely upon cultivated clonal cultures, early environmental gene sequencing cloned specific genes to produce a profile of diversity in a natural sample.

Environmental genomics


Community genomics

Data analysis


Microbial ecology

Microbial biodiversity



Session 16: Bioreactors

Bioreactors refer to be any natural biochemical environment or system that supports a biologically active environment for the optimum growth of cells or tissues in microbial and cell culture. In other words fermenter is a device or system in which a chemical process is carried out to involve organisms or biochemically active substances derived from such organisms, either by aerobic or anaerobic. These bioreactor or fermenter devices are being developed for use in tissue engineering or biochemical engineering and ranges from small, <1-L benchtop units to 10,000-L systems for large-scale industrial applications.

Aerobic & anaerobic bioreactors

Batch, fed batch and continuous bioreactors

Moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR)


Personal Bioreactors

Up and down agitation bioreactor

NASA tissue cloning bioreactor

Session 17: Microbial Engineering | Metabolic Engineering

Microbial engineering is the process of using genetic engineering to regulate the metabolism of an organism either by optimization or introduction of series of molecular and biochemical pathway components in bacteria, yeast or plants to increase the productivity of specific metabolites for various applications such as pharmaceuticals, beverages, cheese and other biotechnology products.

Designer Proteins and molecules in Signal Process

Synthetic biology (The next chassis organisms)

Microbial Cell Factories

Renewable Biomass: Industrial microbial strains

Drug delivery systems

Cell culture & medical applications


Genetically engineered mushrooms

Genetically engineered yeast in industrial production

Genetically Engineered algae & their products

Antibiotics production


Sequencing techniques & methods

Session 18: Single cell Proteins

Single-cell proteins (SCPs) are referring to edible unicellular microorganisms, that the biomass or protein extract from pure or mixed cultures of  microorganisms include algae, yeasts, fungi or bacteria may be used as an ingredient or a substitute for protein-rich foods, and is suitable for human consumption or as animal feeds. With the increase in world population, there is strong evidence of that agriculture alone will not be able to meet demand of nutritional food and that there is serious risk of food shortage.

Production of single cell proteins

Microorganisms as single cell proteins

Advantages & Disadvantages of Single cell proteins

Single cell proteins in research & development

Single cell proteins in therapeutics and medicines

Electricity to alleviate food production

Session 19: Treatment of Waste Streams

Sewage treatment

Triclosan & it effects

Pharmaceutical pollution

Synthetic Clay

Bisphenol A (BPA)

Minerals & ionizing radiation to break down toxic wastes

Breweries’ waste into useful steam

Peacock colours | Non-polluting method to colour textiles

Bio plastics

Freezing technology in waste water treatment

Nuclear waste streams

Metals and minerals extraction from industrial waste




Session 20: Toolkits: Business models

                 These tools are new way to enable methods and technologies for researchers even in the poorest countries in the world to be partners in the choice and development of their own priorities and resources to study. "Most importantly, these new tools or business models are provided under a new licensing paradigm that ensures that they are improved, shared and retained as a public resource."









Market Analysis

Market Analysis:


The global market share of microbes and their products estimated as $170 billion in 2017, projected to nearly $450 billion in 2022 with minimum of (compound annual growth rate) CAGR 14.6%.


Healthcare: The largest end-user market for microbial products such as Biopharmaceuticals, Therapeutics is estimated global market is $130 billion in 2017 and it will reach up to $250 billion by 2022.


Energy: The second-largest end-user of microbial products such as Biofuels, Microbial-Enhanced Oil Recovery, Microbial Fuel Cells, Hydrogen Production, is estimated market $37 billion in 2017, market will be raised to $120 billion in 2022 with minimum of (compound annual growth rate) CAGR 27.00%.


Manufacturing: The third-largest market of the microbial products application in manufacturing industry such as Food Processing, Enzymes, Biopolymers is $25.50 billion in 2017 will hit to $70.00 in 2022,


Agriculture: Microbes and microbial products utilization in agricultural includes pesticides, fertilizers and animal feed additives and environmental applications such as Environmental monitoring, Bioremediation, Recycling, Oil Spills & Residues Cleanup Wastewater & Sewage Treatment. Agriculture industry is growing with rapid speed with the CAGR rate of more than 5% and it is facilitating the demand of all products associated with agriculture, including pesticides and fertilizers.


Food and additive Industries: Microbial products demand is increasing to reach the needs of dairy products, which includes preservation and bioprocess technologies.



Biodiesel: Even though environmentally friendly biodiesel producing form biomass of algae bacteria and fungi, technologies still has to develop to reach the need of demand in affordable conditions. Nowadays biodiesel production from algal seems to be the greatest interest, since the number of companies are pursuing it, biodiesel production form bacteria is very close to commercialization.


As of now, global biodiesel production from rapeseed oil has major role and followed by sunflower oil and in small quantities other vegetable oils. But biodiesel production from biomass feedstock using genetically engineered microorganisms would have potentially high yield and lower input requirements when comparing with plant oils, since having low yield relative to the amount of land is utilized for cropping.


Regional Analysis of Microbial Products Market share:


North America is the leading market share holder and followed by Europe region. In North America USA & Canada are having more market share for healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing and other microbial products from very long period. In Europe region United Kingdom and Germany are leading market share holders’ microbial products and well established in the industries such as healthcare and agriculture. Firmly growing market for microbes and microbial products is Asia Pacific holds 41% of global population with developed and developing countries. China & Asia are under the developing phase, hence becoming major market for microbes and microbial products and these country regions are dependent on agriculture so microbial market is dominated by agricultural industries.


Key Players of Global Microbial Products Market:

Amyris Inc.

BioOrganics Inc

Bioremediation Inc.

BIO-SYSTEMS International

Desert Sweet Biofuels


LAM International

Lesaffre et Compagnie

METabolic EXplorer S.A.

Mycorrhizal Applications Inc

Natural Environmental Systems LLC

Novo Nordisk A/S

Procter & Gamble Co.

REG Life Sciences LLC

Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

Valent BioSciences Corp.




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