International Seminar "Drug De Va" 7th and 8th December 2017:
A two day International Seminar on the theme -DRUG DESIGNING & DISCOVERY OF VACCINES. was organized at Vivekananda Hall,College of DefenceManagement,Sainikpuri on December 7,2017. The seminar was organized by theDepartments of Chemistry, Genetics & Biotechnology of Bhavan’s Vivekananda College, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad. The welcome address was given by Prof Y.Ashok, ,Principal,BVC.The main dignitaries present at the inaugural session wereShri I.Y.R. KRISHNA RAO, IAS (Retd.)Chairman, BharatiyaVidyaBhavan, SainikpuriKendra ;Air Cmde(Retd.) J.L.N. SASTRY, VSM,Vice Chairman, BharatiyaVidyaBhavan, Sainikpuri Kendra, ; the Guest of HonourDr. Smita C Pawar,Head, Dept. of Genetics and Biotechnology, Osmania University and the chief guestMr. AJIT NAIR ,COO VINS Biopharma Ltd,Hyd. The chief guest delivered the key note address giving insights into the latest trends in vaccine research and the available govt support for vaccine development in India. The Head ,Dept of Chemistry., Dr Madhumita Bhattacharjee ; ,Head,Dept of Genetics & Biotechnology DrJyothiNayar, spoke on the scope and proceedings of the seminar. The plenary speakers of the day were Dr. Piruthiviraj Kumar, AVP, Globion spoke on Globionproducts; eminent scientists from IICT, Hyderabad,Dr. Amitava Das & Dr. Anthony Addlagatta. spoke about Re-generative Stem cells &Drug Designing, respectively. The post lunch session witnessed a talk by Dr.AshaMallya,Deputy Director,Serum Institute of India, Puneon the topic-Challenges& Way forward in Vaccine Research..Dr.DhevelapallyB.Ramachary,MRSC, Professor, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad emphasized on the green lab techniques in Chemistry by his talk on RamacharyBressy Wang [3+2]Cycloaddition:A versatile platform to fully decorated 1,2,3-triazoles. The final talk of the day was an interactive one by Dr.NarinderMohal,,Founding Director,GMK Research Laboratories Pvt.Ltd, Hyderabad on Drug Discovery &Development:Chemist’s Perspective .The first day saw a good number of participants in the form of faculty , research scholars and students presenting papers at the seminar. Day one of the two day international seminar was a highly educative & interactive one giving various insights into the current research & development in designing new drugs &vaccines .
The second day of the two day International Seminar on the title -DRUG DESIGNING & DISCOVERY OF VACCINES. was organized at Bhavan's Vivekananda College,Sainikpuri on December 8,2017..
The morning session commenced with an interactive talk by Ms.Sireesha, Senior Director Strategic Marketing & External Affairs, USP on the various development activities of USP & career oriented bridge courses offered by them on life sciences.
The session was followed by oral presentations, poster presentations and a Quiz. Students from Bhavan’s Vivekananda College &various other colleges of twin cities like St Francis College, Loyola Academy, OU college for Women, Kasturba Gandhi College, St Pious College took part. The esteemed judges for the events were Dr. Biplab Kumar Bhattacharjee,Senior Scientist,Nagarjuna Bio Pharma& Dr.Nupur Sengupta,Dr Reddy Labs.
The two day seminar concluded with the valedictory. It was graced by Ms B Niraimathi,Vice Principal,Bhavan’s Vivekananda College & the Chief Guest Prof. A. Roja Rani, Dept. of Genetics,Osmania University.
The valedictory concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by the convener of the seminar.
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