SJU conducts webinar on ‘Recent trends in biotechnology’
Dimapur, Nov. 28 (EMN): Biotechnology department of St. Joseph University, Dimapur, organised an international webinar on ‘Recent trends in biotechnology’ on November 27.
An update from the university stated that the resource person of the first session was Dr. Kanagaraju Ponnusamy, research associate in centre for Haematology, department of Immunology and Inflammation, Imperial College of London. It stated that the guest speaker spoke on ‘Genomics: Recent trends and future’ and enlightened the participants about its prospect and research areas.
The resource person of the second session was Dr. P Sivasakthivelan, a recipient of Indian association of applied microbiology in 2017. He is currently working as assistant professor in the department of agricultural microbiology, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu. He shared his experience and showed the thrust areas in Spirulina cultivation.
He also spoke on ‘Importance of spirulina cultivation in North Eastern India for promoting agripreneurial avenues for life science graduates’.
Report stated that the programme began with an inaugural speech delivered by its registrar Dr. J Robert Edwin Chester and the HOD of biotechnology Dr. Amrita Difusa delivered the welcome speech.
The webinar was attended by faculty, research scholars and students of various fields from all over the India.