National Conference On “Frontier Research in Natural Products: Opportunities and Challenges (FRNP-2017)

About the University
(University Established by M.P. Legislature Act No.44/2011 and Duly recognized by UGC u/s 2 (f)) “The university is dedicated to perform in unique manner to achieve the academic excellence in creative way by using the innovative ideas to produce competent human resources & to act as center for Amicable Knowledge Solution”. AKS University has been established in 2011 by AKS Charitable Trust which has successfully run Rajiv Gandhi Group of Institutions for 19 years. The AKS University is focused on emerging as a leading institute of knowledge, research & consultancy in a number of faculties, namely Pharmaceutical Science & Technology, Engineering & Technology, Computer Application & IT and Science, Agriculture Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Technology, Basic Science, Management Studies, Fine Arts and Design, Commerce and Financial Studies, Social Sciences & Humanities. AKS University is geared towards developing skilled professionals who are spiritually conscious and responsible nation-builders. Various national/international linkages with academic institutions & corporates besides co-curricular & extracurricular cells like Institute-Industry Interface Cell, Entrepreneur Development Cell are an integral part of AKS University.

National Conference

Frontier Research in Natural Products: Oppor tunities
and Challenges (FRNP-2017)

3rd-4th February, 2017

Organized by
Department of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
AKS University, Satna [M.P.]
Sherganj, Post Mahadeva, Panna Road,
Satna - 485001
Madhya Pradesh, India.

Scope of Conference
The objective of the National Conference is to bring together leading scientists, researchers, scholars and practitioners from academia and industry to present their recent advances & findings to exchange their experiences and research results on all aspects of Natural Products and Drug Discovery. It will also provide a forum for in-depth assessment of the challenges involved in the dynamic and fast moving fields of research & development technique in Natural Products and Drug Discovery. The organizing committee feels honored to invite you to disseminate knowledge and facilitate the exchange of new ideas among the members of our profession.

Theme areas
- Natural Products Drug Discovery
- Traditional Medicines and formulations
- New Sources and Approaches to Natural Products
-  Phytomedicine and Phytochemistry
- Natural Products/Organic Farming
- Taxonomy, Ecology & Biodiversity of medicinal plants
- Development of Marine Drugs and Natural Products
- Bioactive Natural Products
- Globalisation of herbal products - Challenges &
- Regulatory framework - Latest guidelines and future needs
- Entrepreneurship in herbal industry


Scientific papers are invited for poster presentation on the theme of Conference. The abstract must be written in MS word, font-Times-New-Roman, font size-12 point font, 1.5cm spacing and should briefly reflect all the aspects of the study and should not exceed 250 words. Title should be in bold letters. The submission should be made on A-4 size paper. The abstract should include Title in capital, authors with surname followed by initials and affiliations. The name of presenting author should be indicated by underlining the author. The paper can be submitted through e-mail or a hard copy along with CD. Only registered delegates will be allowed to present the accepted papers and he/she must be one of the co-authors of the paper during submission. The size of poster should not exceed 90x120 cm. Contents to be included in the poster are- Title, Authors, Affiliation, Introduction, Material & Methods, Results & Discussions, Conclusion & Reference. Selection process: The scientific committee will review all submissions and decide on the abstracts to be short-listed for poster presentations. Acceptance will be notified by email.

Poster Awards
Best 5 posters will be selected for the award with certificate of appreciation.
Last date for submission of abstract is 20th Jan 2017 Note: Submit the abstract in prescribed format by online to the mail:

Publication of full papers
Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in conference proceeding or as a book chapter of special issue in the form of book. Detailed guidelines will be sent at the time of abstract acceptance letter. Proceeding will be provided on request on a discounted price.

Applicants are required to send / deposit their duly signed registration form along with registration fees through th cash/demand draft/ Direct bank transfer latest by 25th January 2017.

Registration Fee

Before 25th Jan 2017

Spot Registration


(Academic Institution)






Mode of Payment
Applicants are required to send / deposit their duly signed registration form along with registration fees in the form of
•  Cash
•  Demand Draft in favor of AKS University, Satna.
•  Direct bank transfer in to the following
Account: Account Name : AKS University, Satna
Bank name    :    State Bank of India
Branch Name    :    SME, Satna.
Account Number :    32300697933
Type of Account    : Current Account
IFSC Code    :    SBIN0004124
Branch Code    :    004124
Note: Registration fee includes Registration Kit, breakfast, lunch & Certificates to all participants.

Accommodation and Transportation:
The arrangement for accommodation will be provided on first come first serve basis on payment basis in hotels. Prior request is desirable. The transportation facility will be made available from railway station, Bus stand to the venue and hotels.

Note : For students, On request basis, accommodation arrangements will be provided at campus also on payment of Rs. 100 per day.

Important Dates
Abstract Submission: 20th January 2017
Intimation of acceptance: 21st January 2017
Last Date of Registration: 25th January 2017

Sponsored By
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) - New Delhi
MP Council of Science & Technology (MPCST) - Bhopal