GISICON 2017 Programme

Venue: All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA

9.00AM - 10.00AM Registration
Topic Speakers
1 Presidential Address: Liver involvement in tropical diseases Dr. Rajoo Singh Chhina. Prof of Gastroenterology and Dean (Acad), DMC Ludhiana
2 Key Note Address 1: Prof. S.C. Parija.
Director, JIPMER Puducherry
3 Key Note Address 2: Interventions to reduce severity and duration of childhood diarrhea – Evidence to Policy Prof. Shinjini Bhatnagar.
Dean (Clinical Research) Professor & Head, Paediatric Biology Centre, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Delhi
4 Clinical and laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection Prof. Chetana Vaishnavi.
Department of Gastroenterology. PGIMER, Chandigarh
5 Viral gastroenteritis- An over view Dr. Gopalkrishna V.
Scientist-E and Group leader, Enteric Viruses Group, NIV Pune
Oral paper presentations (6+2 minutes for each paper)
6 Drug resistance in Hepatitis C virus in the era of DAA therapy Dr. Ekta Gupta
Additional Professor & In-charge, Dept of Clinical Virology ILBS, New Delhi
7 GI Tuberculosis Dr. Prabha Desikan.
Director, BMHRC, Bhopal
8 One health approach to tackle antimicrobial resistance in foodborne pathogens Dr Neelam Taneja.
Professor and In-charge Enteric Laboratory, PGIMER Chandigarh
9 Paediatric Oncology and GI infections Prof. Bella Mahajan.
Prof. & Head of Microbiology, GMC Jammu
10 Rotavirus Gastroenteritis; Prevention and Management Prof. Shikha Malik.
Dept. of Paediatrics, GMC Bhopal
Oral paper presentations (6+2 minutes for each paper)

Day 2, 28th October 2017

Topic Speakers
1 The human gut microbiome in health and disease Prof. Pallab Ray.

Professor of Medical Microbiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
2 Anaerobes in Gastrointestinal Infections - An underestimated clinical Entity Prof. Beena Antony.

Prof of Microbiology Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalore.
3 Emerging viral gastrointestinal infections Prof Atanu Basu.

Deputy Director & Scientist F Head, Electron Microscopy and Pathology Group NIV Pune
4 Infections in pancreatitis Prof. Atul Sachdev.
Director-Principal and HoD Gastroenterology, GMC Chandigarh
5 Approach to a child with persistent diarrhea: workup and management Prof. Jyotsana Shrivastav.
HoD Paediatrics, GMC Bhopal
6 Current update on H. pylori infection. Prof. CC Chaubal.
HoD Medicine. PCMS Bhopal
Oral paper presentations (6+2 minutes for each paper)
7 Salmonellosis-Treatment And Antibiotic Resistance Prof. Varsha Gupta.
Prof of Microbiology, GMCH Chandigarh
8 Current Management strategies for Chronic HBV Prof. RK Jain.
Prof. of Medicine, Gandhi Medical College. Bhopal
9 Gut Microbioata and Sepsis in Cirrhosis Dr. Ashok Choudhary.
Gastroenterologist, ILBS New Delhi
GI Quiz
10 Intra-abdominal fungal infections Dr. Pratibha Kale.
Asst. Professor of Microbiology, ILBS New Delhi
  • Best papers (3 oral and 3 poster presentations).
  • Quiz winners.
  • Two best original research papers published in JGI
Executive Committee meeting
General Body Meeting and Valedictory function

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Conference Secretariat:

Department of Microbiology,
Ground floor of Medical College Building,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS),
Saket Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh