“3rd World congress on Antibiotics” which is scheduled to be held during June 22-23, 2020, at Zurich, Switzerland with the main theme “Antibiotics: Use Wisely; Take Precisely”. Antibiotics 2020 is arranged to unite scientists, researchers, teachers, business delegates, students and research associates to communicate about their experience, knowledge and also about the on-going researches. This conference focuses on a wide array of sessions which are of scientific interest and also need of the hour which includes: Antibiotics – Antibiotics, Types of Antibiotics, main applications of Antibiotics, Microorganisms producing Antibiotics, Antibiotics for Emerging & Re-Emerging Diseases, Veterinary Antibiotics, Toxicity of Antibacterial Drugs, Next Generation Approaches, Industrial scope of Antibiotics, Antibiotics and Public Health. This Antibiotics 2020 Conference is confident that it will definitely offer all participants an unforgettable experience in exploring new opportunities.
The city Zurich is located in north-central Switzerland at the north-western tip of Lake Zurich. The Greater Zurich Area is Switzerland's economic centre and home to many international companies. Zurich was ranked as having the 11th most competitive financial center in the world, and second most competitive in Europe after London. The headquarters of Swiss Bank is located in Zurich and there are numerous foreign banks in the Greater Zurich Area. Around 60,000 people study at the 20 universities, colleges and institutions of higher education in Zurich. Two of Switzerland's most distinguished universities are located in the city, thus enabling access to graduates and high technology research.
- Pharmaceutical /Medicine Students
- Life Science scientists
- Pharmaceutical Researchers
- Pharmacy Faculty
- Pharmacology Universities
- Business Entrepreneurs
- Training Institutes
- Pharmaceutics Manufacturing Companies
- R&D Laboratories.
Session 01: Antibiotics
Antibiotics are the most important antimicrobial agents for fighting against bacterial, fungal activities or infections. Many antibiotics are also effective against protozoans and fungi; some are toxic to animals and humans also, even when given in therapeutic dosage. Three types of antibiotics are found as natural antibiotics which are produced by natural microorganisms via fermentation, semi-synthetic and synthetic antibiotics.
Session 02: Types of Antibiotics
Antibiotics belong to a category of antimicrobials, a larger group which also includes anti-viral, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic drugs. The main classes of antibiotics are beta-lactams which again include penicillin, cephalosporins, macrolides, fluoroquinolones, sulphonamides, tetracyclines and aminoglycosides.
Session 03: Main Applications of Antibiotics
A large number of bacterial diseases have been brought under control by using antibiotics. These include pneumonia, cholera, tuberculosis and leprosy. The antifungal antibiotic griseofulvin will control the debilitating fungal skin diseases such as ring worm. There are certain antibiotics which can be used in canning industry or antibiotics such as penicillin, tetracycline and erythromycins are very widely used in processing of animal feeds.
Session 04: Microorganisms Producing Antibiotics
Most of the antibiotics used today are from the microorganisms that live in soil. Microorganism from soil had always been the primary source for production of antibiotics and still continues to maintain its significance. Its importance, over the antibiotic effect, seems to be more significant than in was believed.
Emerging and Re-Emerging infectious diseases are global problems, and constant supplies of new antibiotics are essential to combat these diseases successfully. In some cases antibiotic agents can connect with different drugs or substances. The new type of antibiotic is expected to avoid some problems of conventional antibiotics such as development of resistant strains, expression of various toxins, and disruption of normal microbial flora. The impact of the emerging and re-emerging diseases has been massive at socio-economic and public health levels and it presents a great challenge for the future. Their control requires continuing surveillance, research and training, better diagnostic facilities and remodeled, and well-equipped public health system.
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Session 06: Veterinary Antibiotics
Antibiotics are commonly used in veterinary medicine to treat infectious diseases that are caused by bacteria and certain other microorganisms. Antibiotics are part of sustainable production. Antibiotics prevent animal suffering and give to farm animals keep them healthy, which makes healthy food. Metaphylaxis antibiotics, should be prescribed on the basis of clinical findings about the progress of a disease in certain herd or flock when it is necessary.
Session 07: Toxicity of Antibacterial Drugs
Therapeutic antibacterial drugs are considered among the safest of pharmaceuticals but this was not always the case. Prior to the discovery of penicillin and, subsequently, other antibiotics, the safety profile of antibacterial drugs are more closely resembled that of today's cytotoxic, chemotherapeutic agents used in oncology with narrow therapeutic windows and considerable side effects. As newer antibacterial drugs are being designed to be more pathogen specific, the expectation is that these future drugs should have even better safety profiles than today's therapeutics.
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Session 08: Next Generation Approaches
The study of antibiotic resistance has grown from focusing on single pathogenic organisms in axenic culture to studying antibiotic resistance in pathogenic, commensal and environmental bacteria at the level of microbial communities. The increasing fear of drug-resistant is leading to a growing push for the next generation of antibiotics. The development of new antibiotics is determining to controlling current and future infectious diseases caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The researchers now plan on studying the bacteria and decide what tools might be able to control its behaviour to release its full antibiotic potential. As the study of antibiotic resistance advances, it is important to incorporate this comprehensive approach to better inform global antibiotic resistance surveillance and antibiotic development.
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Session 09: Industrial Scope of Antibiotics
Antibiotics can be used in non-medical industries. They are mainly used in animal husbandry, bee-keeping; fish farming and other forms of aquaculture, ethanol production, horticulture, antifouling paints, food preservation and many more.
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Session 10: Antibiotics and Public Health
Antibiotics are strong medicines that treat bacterial infections. Common illnesses caused by bacteria are urinary tract infections, strep throat, pneumonia and more. Tetracycline is often used to treat acne and rosacea. Sulfonamides used to treat UTIs, bronchitis, eye and ear infections, pneumonia and bacterial meningitis. Cephalosporin can be used to treat UTIs, ear and skin infections, respiratory infections, bacterial meningitis, and sepsis. Overuse of antibiotics results in development of resistance bacteria which cannot respond to previously used antibiotics and this becomes a widespread problem for the public health.
Increase in demand for antibiotics across many sectors has allowed for less expensive and off-label uses of drugs. Conversely, due to the enormous and irresponsible use of the antibiotics, has contributed significantly to the advent of the resistant strains. Production of new antibiotics was directly proportional to the development of resistant strains. However, the mainstream approach in fighting against the diseases is now focused on the modification of existing antibiotics to combat emerging and re-emerging resistance of pathogens globally. Because of antibiotic over usage, certain bacteria have become resistant to the most powerful antibiotics available today, this is called Antibiotic resistance. Some of the strongest Antibiotics include cephalexin, ciprofloxacin, metronidazole, azithromycin etc; Natural antibiotics include honey, cabbage, grapefruit seed extract extra virgin coconut oil etc. Antibiotics show effect after 24-48 hours. If not the bacteria could be resistant to that antibiotic, or it was not a bacteria.
Market Research Analysis:
The worldwide antibiotics market was valued at USD 42,653.89 million in 2018, and is estimated to be valued at USD 56,369.92 million in 2024, witnessing a CAGR of 4.7%. Some factors that are driving the market growth include the emergence of anti-MRSA drugs, development of generic drugs, and vulnerable aging population.
A company that initially produced the patented drug tries to generate utmost revenue before the patent expires. Once the patent expires, there will be several competitors who begin manufacturing the generic formulations. They have the same composition and same pharmacological activities as of the original drug. Almost 80% of the prescription antibiotics are generic. As a result of this, the price is reduced. Many people can afford drugs, thus, resulting in improved healthcare outcomes. However, using indiscriminate drug also leads to drug resistance and other complications.
World Wide Universities:
- Harvard University, USA
- University of Oxford, UK
- University of Washington, USA
- University of Toronto, Canada
- University of California, USA
- Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
- University of Queensland, Australia
- University of British Columbia, Canada
- National University of Singapore, Singapore
- University of Sydney, Australia
- Imperial College London, UK
- University of Tokyo, Japan
- Utrecht University, Netherlands
- Mc Gill University, Canada
- University of Cambridge, UK
- Stanford University, USA
- Cornell University, USA
- University of Copenhagen, Denmark
- University of Edinburgh, UK
Companies Related to Antibiotics:
- Pfizer, USA
- Merck & Co, USA
- Johnson & Johnson, USA
- Cubist Pharmaceuticals, USA
- Abbott Laboratories, USA
- Eli Lilly & Co, USA
- Melinta Therapeutics Inc, USA
- Novartis, Europe
- GlaxoSmithKline, Europe
- Bayer, Europe
- Allergan, Europe
- Roche, Europe
- Sanofi, Europe
- STADA Arzneimittel, Europe
- Shionogi & Co., Ltd, Japan
- Taisho Pharmaceuticals, Japan
- Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
- Meiji Holdings Company, Ltd, Japan
- Astellas Pharma, Japan
- Cipla, India
- Shanghai Pharmaceuticals, China
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, India
- TaiGen Biotechnology, Taiwan
The resistance to antibiotics, which is currently a severe global medical problem, may be partially dealt with by the implication of new concepts, such as biodegradable compounds; by exploring unconventional research paths; and by searching for compounds (e.g., advanced antisense) that can paralyze the ribosome by binding to peripheral ribosomal target sites. Many reasons are attributed to this grim scenario of drug discovery for new antibiotics. However the major one is the lacking interest of pharma companies. Finding it hard to recoup drug discovery costs from antibiotics which develop resistance within a decade or so, pharmaceutical companies preferably choose to invest in safer kind of drugs, such as antidepressants, statins and anti-inflammatory medications, which can bring steady flow of revenue, even in off-patent. Although, academic laboratories appear to continue their research efforts in looking for new drug leads, their efforts are inadvertently quashed by their inability to collaborate with the pharma companies for conducting high level pre-clinical research, and also their failure to transfer/license such technologies beyond academic laboratories.
Meetings International is announcing Young Scientist Awards through 3rd World congress on Antibiotics (Antibiotics 2020) which is scheduled at Zurich, Switzerland during June 22-23, 2020. This Antibiotics 2020 focuses on “Antibiotics: Use Wisely; Take Precisely”.
Antibiotics 2020 and upcoming conferences will recognise participants who have significantly added value to the scientific community of environmental science and provide them outstanding Young Scientist Awards. The Young Scientist Award will provide a strong professional development opportunity for young researches by meeting experts to exchange and share their experiences at our international conferences.
Antibiotics 2020 focuses mainly on Types of Antibiotics, Main Applications of Antibiotics, Microorganisms Producing Antibiotics, Antibiotics for Emerging & Re- Emerging Diseases, Veterinary Antibiotics, Toxicity of Antibacterial Drugs. 3rd World congress on Antibiotics is providing a platform for all the budding young researchers, young investigators, post-graduate/Master students, PhD. students and trainees to showcase their research and innovation.
Young Scientists, faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, PhD scholars and bright Final Year MSc and M.Phil. candidates. Persons from Scientific Industry can also participate.
Benefits: The Young Scientist Feature is a platform to promote young researchers in their respective area by giving them a chance to present their achievements and future perspectives.
- Acknowledgement as YRF Awardee
- Promotion on the conference website, Young Researcher Awards and certificates
- Link on the conference website
- Recognition on Meetings Int. Award Page
- Chances to coordinate with partners around the world
- Research work can be published in the relevant journal without any publication fee
- All presented abstracts will automatically be considered for the Award.
- All the presentation will be evaluated in the conference venue
- All the awards will be selected by the judges of the award category
- The winners of the Young Scientist Award will receive award certificate.
- The awards will be assessed as far as plan and format, intelligence, argumentation and approach, familiarity with past work, engaging quality, message and primary concerns, parity of content visuals, and by and large impression.
- All submissions must be in English.
- The topic must fit into scientific sessions of the conference
- Each individual participant is allowed to submit maximum 2 papers
- Abstract must be submitted online as per the given abstract template
- Abstracts must be written in Times New Roman and font size will be 12
- Abstract must contain title, name, affiliation, country, speakers biography, recent photograph, image and reference
Conditions of Acceptance:
To receive the award, the awardee must submit the presentation for which the award is given, for publication at the website, along with author permission. Failure to submit the PPT and permission within the designated timeframe will result in forfeiture of award.
Official announcement of the recipients will occur after the completion of Recycling Conference.