The Conference aims to reveal upcoming research in the thrust areas of herbal medicine, cancer studies and nutrigenomics and explore the prospects of translational research in cancer studies. It aims to foster translational research in young doctoral and post-doctoral scholars, graduate students and research investigators. Renowned speakers from India and experts from Ohio State University will throw new insights into cutting-edge science in cancer research. This conference will also facilitate the identification of complementary strengths between the participating research groups and to develop a strong collaborative plan for long-term interaction at the student and faculty levels.
Avinashilingam University for Women (AUW)
Avinashilingam University for Women is situated in Coimbatore, South India. Ever since its inception as a college in 1957, and then its transformation as a University of repute, empowering women through higher education and research, the University has attracted grants from DST, UGC, DRDO, DBT, WHO, FAO, UNICEF among others. The hallmark of this University is to enhance the educational and research aptitude of women while rooting them in cultural and ethical values. This fine blend of modern scientific temper and cultural values has fetched national and international accolades to the University in the form of MoU’s with several countries viz, USA, South Korea, Germany, Mongolia, Malaysia and Tanzania.
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University http://www.osu.edu/ is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio,USA. Founded in 1870, as land-grant University and ninth university in Ohio, it has since grown into one of the three largest university campuses in the United States. The university is home to an extensive student life program with 19 different colleges located in a single campus.
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Centre – OSUCCC – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, located in the OSU Wexner Medical Center, has been a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center since 1976 and has a long and remarkable tradition of excellence in patient-oriented research due to its dedicated medical staff, pioneering scientific faculty, modern clinical facilities, and extensive research infrastructure. Its membership is composed of over 250 clinicians and basic scientists that represent 14 of the 19 colleges at OSU. The research activities of the OSUCCC are organized into several programs including Cancer Control, Translational Therapeutics, Leukaemia, Molecular Biology/Cancer Genetics, Molecular Carcinogenesis, Pediatrics etc. Please visit http://cancer.osu.edu/ to learn more about cancer research at Ohio State University.