1st Sri Lankan ANRAP Regional Seminar


1st Sri Lankan Asian Network of Research on Antidiabetic Plants (ANRAP)  Regional Seminar (ANRAPSL1) on Herbal Approaches in Combating Diabetes and other Tropical Diseases Jointly Organized by NIFS, ANRAP and COMSATS Thematic Group on Natural Products will be held from 17 – 19 January 2018 at the National Institute of Fundamental Studies, (NIFS) Kandy, Sri Lanka. 



The National Institute of Fundamental Studies (NIFS), Sri Lanka together with ANRAP and the COMSATS Thematic Group on Natural Products is organizing the first Sri Lankan Regional Seminar of ANRAP in Kandy, Sri Lanka during January 17 – 19, 2018.  The theme of the Seminar is “Herbal Approaches in Combating Diabetes and other Tropical Diseases”. 

We are pleased to invite the submission of abstract for oral and poster presentation on areas related to the above theme.  Abstract guidelines are given below.



  Early Bird Rate Before

15 October 2017

Normal Rate After

15 October 2017

International Participant USD 250 USD 300
Local Participant LKR 15,000 LKR 20,000


Payable to: The Accountant, National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Hantana Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Account Name: National Institute of Fundamental Studies.

Account No.:RFC/162747 (for USD remittance)

Bank:Bank of Ceylon, DaladaVeediya, Kandy, Sri Lanka


Payment can be made by electronic transfer to the above account. Receipts will be distributed at ANRAPSL2018.


Important Deadlines


Abstract Submission 30 Oct 2017
Early-Bird Registration: 15 Oct 2017
Early-Bird Payment: 1 Nov 2017
Participation confirmed: 20 Dec 2017


Authors will be notified of acceptance of abstract before 5 Nov 2017.

Other details including accommodation arrangements will be available at the seminar website www.nifs.ac.lk by July 15, 2017.


 Abstracts should be in Times New Roman Font should fit into a single B 4 page   keeping 1” margin all round.

Title bold Times New Roman 13 pt centered single spacing if more than one line

Title to be followed by 12 pt space

Author names: Times New Roman 12 pt centered, Initials followed by space and Family Name, names separated by commas. Underline presenter’s name; Superscript a, b, etc after name: if multiple affiliations Single spacing if more than one line.

12 pt space

Affiliation: Times New Roman 11 pt italics centered after relevant superscript a,b, etc, if any, followed by address including country and semi-colons between       affiliations followed by email of presenter in parentheses.

11pt space

11 pt space

Text of Abstract in Times New Roman 12 pt justified, spacing 1.15 with 6 pt space after each paragraph. No indentation

Please fill in the form below and return it as an attachment to the seminar email: anrapsl2018@gmail.com.


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