Punjab & Region

Vet Varsity launches a yearlong Educational Series on Biotechnology

The Fact News Service
Ludhiana, December 4

College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana started a Continue Biotechnology Education (CBE) lecture series in association with IIT Roorkee and the DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance.

The Programme Director, Dr. Yashpal Singh Malik, Dean of College in his welcome speech elaborated on the purpose of starting this lecture series. He said that the expert lectures are planned to educate budding researchers and our youth looking forward to contributing to the public.

It’s a year-long event and the participants will hear more lectures from the eminent experts of national and international recruits working in the field of disease diagnosis, biotechnology, and more.

The series was hosted by DBT Alliance and Nicolette Jadhav convened the event. Dr. Vasan Sambandamurthy, CEO of India Alliance said that the series will bring more recent advances in biotechnological tools and applications related to animal and human health

Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Vice-Chancellor of GADVASU highlighted the importance of modern biotechnological tools and technology to unfold the problems of human and animal health.

Dr. Singh also appreciated the college’s efforts in providing the students with updated knowledge from the expert lecturers and field of biotechnology.

The first speaker of the lecture series was Dr. Sachin Kumar, Professor of IIT Guwahati who talked on “Genetically Engineered Vaccines: Modern Era of Vaccines”.

He explained the basics of vaccine development along with the latest strategy of vaccine development.

More than 200 participants registered for this event. The event was concluded with the question-and-answer session and funding opportunities at India Alliance by Dr. Sanjukta Mukerjee.

A vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Ratan Choudhary, Assistant Professor, GADVASU. He thanked Vice-Chancellor, GADVASU, Dean, College of Animal Biotechnology, CEO of India Alliance, staff of India Alliance, and participants for their presence and making this event a successful event.