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  • CLRI, Chennai

About Conference​

In commemoration of G.N. Ramachandran birth Centenary celebrations (1922-2022), we are delighted to invite all scientists, academicians, young researchers, business delegations, and students from all over the world to attend the “Collagen Symposium-2022” during October 6-8, 2022 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Our goal is to promote top-level research and globalize the quality of research by enhancing the international competitiveness of discussions, and presentations by highlighting the recently outstanding achievements in Collagen: Structure & function; Structure and functions; Diseases; Smart biomaterials and clinical applications.

About CLRI

CSIR-CLRI is one of the most important research institutions in India focused on achieving sustainable development in the leather sector. With this, CLRI has a strong research base which works on the understanding of collagen structure, collagen related diseases, smart biomaterials and their clinical applications”. CSIR-CLRI is the single largest contributor in collagen related publications with a share of 562 being seconded by AIIMS with 152 papers. Citation per paper for the outputs from CSIR-CLRI in the range of 23.5 and h-index of 53. Based on the inherent strength of CSIR-CLRI, as a way forward it is proposed to leverage the strengthen through investments into research and development with focus on collagen-based biomaterial, prosthetics and other healthcare products that are of national and global interest.

University of Madras

Established in 1857, University of Madras (UoM) is one of the oldest Universities in India to offer more than 230 courses under 87 academic departments of post-graduate teaching and research grouped under 18 schools, covering diverse areas of Science and Humanities. In 1952, Prof. G N Ramachandran joined  UoM heading the Department of Physics where he proposed the Triple Helical structure of Collagen in 1954, drawing worldwide attention to the “Madras group”. Ever since UoM has made significant contributions to Biophysics and Crystallography.

About Chennai

Chennai (earlier called as Madras) is the capital city of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the Coast off the Bay of Bengal, and  a  major Commercial, Cultural, Economic and Educational Centre in South India. The Quality of Living Survey rated ‘Chennai’ as the safest city in India. Chennai attracts 45% of health tourists visiting India and 30-40% of domestic health tourists. As such, it is termed “India’s health capital”. In October 2017, Chennai was added to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) list for its rich musical tradition. Main Attractions: Marina Beach, Snake Park, St. George Fort, Kapaleeshwar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, National Art Gallery, etc.