Bangladesh Society for Microbiology, Immunology, and Advanced Biotechnology

COVID-19 is still imposing a global threat on overall livelihood and economy. In order to overcome this, scientists all over the world are sacrificing their time in deciphering the COVID-19. In addition, many biologists in Bangladesh are putting strenuous efforts to contribute to the research that would benefit the current global crisis.
The “1st BSMIAB-COB International Conference on COVID-19 Pandemic”, a fully online conference hosted by the Community of Biotechnology (COB) and Bangladesh Society for Microbiology, Immunology and Advanced Biotechnology (BSMIAB), brings together the global basic, translation as well as applied researchers in order to showcase their findings regarding the SARS- CoV2 infection, its epidemiology, pathogenesis, vaccines and so on. The conference will be a three-day virtual event from November 6, 2020 to November 8, 2020, comprising 5 oral sessions, a poster session, and a quiz session on COVID-19.
The specific aim of the conference is to:
-Shed light on selected research/review papers that would be presented orally by the researcher themselves.
-Enlighten participants with a quiz on COVID-19 and related diseases.
-Promote research conducted by the native scientists
-Create the opportunity for research interaction with investigators
across the world.

Day 1 (6th November 2020):
-Opening Ceremony
-Session 1, Evolutionary Origin/Host Range/Zoonosis
-Session 2, Viral structure, genomic variation, and distribution
-COVID Quiz, Preliminary round

Day 2 (7th November 2020):
-Session 3, Pathogenesis/ Immunopathology
-Session 4, Development of Diagnostics Kits and Vaccines

Day 3 (8th November 2020):
-Session 5, Treatment/Alternative Medicine
-COVID Quiz, Final round
-Award giving ceremony and closing remarks

Poster Presentation
-It will be held throughout the sessions and instructions will be emailed.

-Abstract Submission Deadline: 28 October 2020. Abstract submission is not allowed for the late registered participants.
-Abstract Submission Guidelines (click here to get it)

-Award Prize Money for Best Presentation: 5000 BDT (Per person/Session)
-Award Prize for COVID Quiz Competition: 5000 BDT (For highest scorer)
-Award Prize for Best Poster presentation: 5000 BDT (For highest scorer)

REGISTRATION FEE (click here to register now)
-Early Bird (Deadline 20 October, 2020)
Student (Attendee + Quiz) – 300 BDT (Local) / 5$ (International)
Student (Attendee + Quiz + Abstract Submission) – 400 BDT (Local) / 8$ (International)
Professional – 700 BDT (Local) / 15$ (International)

-Regular (Deadline 28 October, 2020)
Student (Attendee + Quiz) – 350 BDT (Local) / 5$ (International)
Student (Attendee + Quiz + Abstract Submission) – 500 BDT (Local) / 10$ (International)
Professional – 1000 BDT (Local) / 20$ (International)

-Late breaking (Deadline 5 November, 2020)
Student (Attendee + Quiz) – 400 BDT (Local) / 10$ (International)
Professional – 1200 BDT (Local) / 25$ (International)

a) For Local Participants:
Bkash Number: 01760133518 (Personal)
Participants have to pay using the “send money” option. Please carefully fill up the TrxID (Bkash) in the form.

b) For International Participants:
We will receive (Paypal, MasterCard, Visa, Bank Transfer etc) all kinds of possible payment options.
Participants should have to mail (Email: us (choosing one payment option before) and we will send the guidelines to them.

NOTE: Any kind of wrong or missing information may subject to rejection of the application.

Facebook event page:
Phone: +8801774594574 or +8801716350628