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30th Annual Conference of the Association of Medical Biochemists of India
“AMBICON 2023”

13 - 16 th December 2023

Preconference Workshops: 13th December 2023

Sr. No. Name of workshop Venue
1 “LCMS/ GCMS / HPLC” Shimadzu - Mumbai
2 “LCMS/ HPLC/ ICPMS” Metropolis - Mumbai
3 Immunofluorescence Kokilaben Hospital - Mumbai
4 Electrophoresis, Immunofixation & Tumour Markers Tata Hospital - Mumbai
5 New Born Screening General Diagnostics - Navi Mumbai
6 Prenatal Screening Lilac insights - Navi Mumbai
7 Cytogenetics Medgenome Labs - Mumbai
8 Molecular Techniques PCR& NGS Kasturba Hospital - Mumbai
9 Hemoglobinopathies LTMG Hospital - Mumbai
10 Quality Contro LTMG Hospital - Mumbai

Conference Schedule

Day 1: 14 th December 2023 Thursday

8:00 am to 8.30 am Breakfast and Registration
8:30 am to 9:30 am Participant Feedback on Pre-conference workshop Moderators:
  • Dr Neelam Patil
  • Dr Sachin Patharkar
9:30 am to 10:00 am Dr Ajit Singh Saini Oration:
Quality Control Clinics-Time to introduce it in our curriculum
Dr. Mithu Banerjee Chairperson:
  1. Dr. Pregna Rao
  2. Dr. Shilpa Jain
10:00 am to 10:30 am Dr C Sitadevi Oration:
Cancer Genetics: molecular screening and role of clinical biochemistry
Dr. Roma Rattan Chairperson:
  1. Dr. Shivani Jaiswal
  2. Dr. Lal Chandra
10:30 am to 11:00 am Dr Sheeladevi Kodliwadmath Oration:
Topic: Biomarkers in Sepsis, Journey from the bench to the bed-side
Dr. Lakshmi V. Ramanathan Chairperson:
  1. Dr. Shanthi Naidu
  2. Dr. Barnali Das
11.00 am to 11.30 am Tea Break
11:30 am to 12:30 pm INAUGURATION:
  1. Video Message from IFCC President Prof. Khosrow Adeli
  2. Video message from APFCB President Dr. Tony Badrick
  3. Award of AMBI Fellowships
  4. Felicitation of AMBI Academic Speakers
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm Dr Akhouri S Sinha Presidential Oration Dr. Prashant Vishwanath Chairperson:
  1. Dr. Navjot Kaur
  2. Dr.V. Govindaraju
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Dr B Sadasivudu Oration
Interpretation of atypical lab results- Where clinicians need you.
Dr. Susruta Sen Chairperson:
  1. Dr. Pramod Ingale
  2. Dr. Mauchumi Saikia Pathak
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Dr. S.Gopalakrishnan Oration
Topic: Rare disease research & Therapeutics
Dr. Akila Prashant Chairperson:
  1. Dr. Kiran Bhat
  2. Dr. Pulliaha
3:00 pm to 4.00 pm Symposium on Epigenetic Signatures in NonCommunicable Diseases Diagnostic and Therapeutic Perspectives -Team AFMC
  1. Dr Anurodh Gupta
  2. Dr Pratibha Misra
  3. Dr Deeptika Agrawal
  4. Dr Kanchan Kulhari
  1. Dr. Eli Mohapatra
  2. Dr. Meghna Padwal
4:00 pm to 4.30 pm Tea Break
4:30pm to 5.30 pm Panel discussion on “Challenges & joy of authoring a textbook” Panelist:
  1. Dr.D.M.Vasudevan
  2. Dr. S. K Gupta
  3. Dr. Poonam Agarwa
  4. Dr. Indumati V
Moderator: Dr. Anju Jain & Dr.Bharti Uppal
5:30pm to 6:00 pm Legal Cell Discussion
  1. Dr Anju Jain
  2. Dr Dinesh Puri
  3. Dr S K Gupta
  4. Dr Pramod Ingale
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Cultural Program/Executive body meeting
8:00 pm Dinner

Venue: CIDCO Convention Centre, Navi Mumbai

Conference Schedule

Day 2: 15 th December 2023 Friday

Main Auditorium Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 3 Hall 4
8.00 am to 9.00 am Breakfast
9:00 am to 9.30 am Dr. Anitha Devnathan Topic:Clinical needs versus Analytical goals for monitoring Biochemical parameters Dr. Ashish Anjankar Topic: Significance of Bioethics in Lab Medicine Dr. Ipsita Chaudhary Topic: Role of COSPE(Computer assisted OSPE )in teaching Biochemistry for First year MBBS students. Dr.Rachna Sabarwal Topic: Communication & soft skills Free paper 1-10
9:30 am to 10.00 am Dr. C. Shanmugapriya Topic: Biochemical basis of targeted therapy in cancer Dr. Malavika Barman Topic: Implementing Technical Advancements to get a better lab result - Experience sharing on how to look into the details of a lab result Dr Kinjalka Ghosh Topic: Interesting case scenario- Experience at Tertiary care cancer hospital Dr. Smita Pakhmode Topic: " Me to We" in clinical Biochemistry lab
Chairperson- Dr.Surabhi Yadav Chairperson- Dr. Himanshu Madan Chairperson- Dr. Megha Arora Chairperson- Dr. Mukesh Kumar Meena ChairpersonDr.Prerna Nandedkar
Chairperson- Dr. Soma Gupta Chairperson- Dr. Sucharita Mohanty Chairperson – Dr. Anjali Manocha Chairperson- Dr. Manoj Lokhande ChairpersonDr Rajlaxmi Sarangi
10:00 am to 10.30 am Dr Mogrekar Topic: In the wonderland of Paraoxonase 1,2 and 3" Dr. Arindam Ghosh Topic : Exploring the Potential of Bioinformatics: A Beginner's Roadmap for Medical Professionals in Data-Driven Medicine Dr. Charu Yadav Topic: Interpretative Biochemistry - Cases where "WE" made a difference Dr. Amita Yadav Topic:Toll like receptors 2 & 4 and it's adaptor proteins inType 2 Diabetes Mellitus Free paper 11-20
10:30 am to 11.00 am Dr. Barnali Das Topic: The harmonization of Biomarker Reports of Monoclonal Gammopathies: Dr. Indranil Basu Topic: ANA testing by Indirect immunofluorescence microscopy Dr. Anubhuti Topic: Role of genomics in Personalised medicine Dr Vidya Patil Topic -Aquaporins in health and disease including its diagnostic role with recent advances.
Chairperson- Dr. Suvarna Prasad Chairperson- Dr. Prakruti Dash Chairperson- Dr. Suchitsmita Panda Chairperson- Dr. Manju Bala ChairpersonDr. M Noorjahan
Chairperson- Dr. Suchanda Sahu Chairperson- Dr. Kiran Dahiya Chairperson- Dr. Renu Garg Chairperson- Dr. Neera Sharma ChairpersonDr. Aditya Sathe
11.00 am to 11.30 am Tea Break
11.30 am to 12.00 pm Dr.M.M.Suchitra Topic:Atherogenic indices as bio markers of cardiovascular risk Dr Rachita Nanda Topic: Does patient safety matters: Perspectives of the laboratory physician Dr. Rachna Aggarwal Topic: APOE genotyping in various Neurogical Diseases. Free Papers 21-35 Free Papers 36-50
12.00 pm to 12.30 pm 12 pm to 12.15 pm Corporate Talk-1 – Agappe diagnostics
12.15 pm to 12.30 pm Corporate Talk 2- Transasia
Dr. Sudip Datta Topic: Vitamin D receptor genetic polymorphisms: role in health and disease. Dr. Satish Ramanathan Topic: Lab in Tab -Auto verification in clinical chemistry
12.30 pm to 1.00 pm 12.30 pm to 12.45 pm Corporate Talk- 3 – Randox laboratories
12.45 pm to 1pm Corporate Talk-4 – Kopran
Prof. Mario Plebani Recorded Video Lecture Topic: Integrated Diagnostics: The future for laboratory medicine?" Prof. Damien Gruson Recorded Video Lecture Topic: Artificial Intelligence as Emerging technology in laboratory medicine
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00pm to 3:00pm Panel Discussion:
Transition from ISO15189 2012 to 2022:
Dr. Anita Kale
Dr. Pooja Rai
  • Dr Pramod Ingale
  • Dr Animesh Bardoloi
  • Dr. Mahesh Hampe
  • Dr. Jayesh Warade
Free Papers 51-60 Free Papers 61-70 Free Papers 71-80 Free Papers 81-90
Chairperson – Dr. Kiran Kumar Chauhan Chairperson – Dr. Santosh Gavli Chairperson – Dr. Sarika Munghate Chairperson – Dr. Kranti Sorte
Chairperson – Dr. Gaurav Kansara Chairperson – Dr. Sumita Sharma Chairperson – Dr. A. Lalithambigai Chairperson – Dr. Deepika Gulati
3:00pm to 3:30pm 3pm to 3.15 pm Corporate Talk- 5- Beckman
3.15 pm to 3.30 pm Corporate Talk- 6- BD
Free Papers 91-100 Free Papers 101-110 Free Papers 111-120 Free Papers 121-130
3:30pm to 4:00pm 3.30 pm to 3.45 pm Corporate Talk- 7- Abott
3.45 pm to 4 pm Corporate Talk- 8-
Chairperson – Dr. Ravi Kumar Chairperson – Dr. Shilpa Shende Chairperson – Dr. Jatin Patel Chairperson –Dr. Shyamli Jungare Chairperson –Dr. Renuka P
Chairperson – Dr.Shyam Kulkarni Chairperson – Dr. Pankaj Kambale Chairperson – Dr. Mahendra Dhabe Chairperson – Dr. Seema Shah Chairperson – Dr. Shifa K
4.00 pm to 4.30 pm Tea
4.30 pm to 5.30 pm Award paper presentation 1-10 Free Papers 131-140 Free Papers 141-150 Free Papers 151-160 Free Papers 161-170
Judges - Dr. Anurodh Gupta Chairperson – Dr. Desai Vidya Shripad Chairperson – Dr. Hiren Sanghani Chairperson–Dr. Hamsaveena ChairpersonDr. Vijayetha Patil
Judges – Dr. C. Shanmugapriya Chairperson- Dr. Lokesh Kumar Sharma Chairperson Dr. Ganesh Ghuge Chairperson- Dr. Surekha Nemade ChairpersonDr. Asma Niloufer
5.30 pm to 6.30 pm GBM
8:00 pm onwards Banquet

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Day 3: 16 th December 2023 Saturday

8.30 am to 9.00 am Breakfast
9:00 am to 9.30 am Dr. Anitha Devnathan Topic:Clinical needs versus Analytical goals for monitoring Biochemical parameters
9:00 am to 9.30 am Dr. Octavia M. Peck Palmer- Recorded Video Lecture Topic awaited
9.30 am to 10.00 am Dr. Varsha Birla
Topic: Validation & Verification of test methods
10:00 am to 10:30 am Dr Kavirati Dharwadkar
Topic: Newborn Screening: The hurdles and way out
Chairperson; Dr. Anant Pyati
Chairperson: Dr. Avinash Jadhao
10:30 am to 11:30 am CMC Ludhiana “Post Graduate QUIZ” Quiz Masters: Dr Ramesh Pradhan & Dr. Ashish Aggravat
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Valedictory Function
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch
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