• Start Date 27/09/2019
  • Start Time 10:00 AM
  • End Date 27/09/2019
  • End Time 12:00 PM
  • Location Seminar Hall

About Event

The Department of Biotechnology had conducted National conference entitled “Impact of Biotechnology in improving Human health” on 27th September 2019 at SRM Arts and Science College, Kattankulathur. The conference was well attended by eminent academicians, faculty members and students from reputed educational institutions. At first session, the conference was inaugurated in the presence of our Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dr. T. P. Ganesan, SRMIST, Dr. K. Subburam, Associate director and Dr. R. Vasudevaraj, Principal, SRMASC. The welcome address was given by Mrs. Sherin John Joseph, Head, Department of Biotechnology, SRMASC. The chief guest of the conference was Dr. N.S Gomathi who delivered the key note address. The Conference Proceedings was released by the Chief Guest on the occasion. The second session started with our Guest speaker Dr. Rama Vaidyanathan, Director R&D, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Centre of Excellence for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Chennai. The talk was followed by our another Guest speaker Dr. Melvin George, Associate professor, Clinical pharmacology, SRMMCH consultant, Clinical research, Hindu Mission hospital, Chennai.

Totally 20 colleges were registered in our conference. We received 478 Participants including 443 students, 15 faculties, 20 research scholars and 1 industry faculty. Totally 131 abstracts were received including 38 oral abstracts and 93 poster abstracts. During the valedictory program, Mrs. Sherin John Joseph, Organizing Secretary delivered the Summary of  the national conference. A few participants who gave their feedback on the conference praised the institution for hosting its first ever conference in such an impeccable manner and said that they were overwhelmed by the hospitality offered by the organizers.

The Conference proceedings released and published with ISBN 978-93-5406-040-3.

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