With the advent of 21st century of the world, our inhabited cosmos has witnessed the rise of
pathogens and an increase in the beneficial microbes which facilitates better life expectancy and
improvised public health. However, the concealed microbial world has not been totally explored
in pristine regions like Sikkim. Located at Sikkim, the Department of Microbiology, Sikkim
University is organizing a national conference on the general theme of “Emerging Areas of
The aim of the conference is to provide a common research sharing platform for scientists, faculties, industrialists, researchers and students from various regions of India which will eventually benefit the state of Sikkim at large by hosting such large galaxy of eminent academicians at the pristine mountainous landscape.