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Sister Nivedita University organises National Symposium of Biology - SNU-BioTalk2024

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Posted on 26 Feb 2024
19:38 PM
The BioTalk was themed 'Plant Biology in the Post-Genomic Era: Strategies for Crops and Mankind' Source: Sister Nivedita University
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Themed 'Plant Biology in the Post-Genomic Era: Strategies for Crops and Mankind', the symposium attracted 175 participants, including students, scholars and faculties from various institutions
SNU-BioTalk2024 created optimism among the participants looking for new avenues of research and laid the seed for new research developments

The Department of Biotechnology and Department of Microbiology at Sister Nivedita University recently organised the inaugural session of the National Symposium of Biology, SNU-BioTalk2024 witnessing enormous participation from scientists and scholars across India.

Source: Sister Nivedita University

Organised at the university campus on February 8 and 9, the talks concluded with a resounding success with Vice Chancellor Prof Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay, being the guiding light of the event. The session was convened by Dr Surjit Singh, Dr Siddhartha Dutta and Dr Souri Roy.

Source: Sister Nivedita University

"SNU is organising this BioTalk to identify the focus areas in microbiology and biotechnology for the students to understand the different types of research going on in these fields and develop their inquisitiveness and interest so that they realise where they fit in," said Prof Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay.

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Themed 'Plant Biology in the Post-Genomic Era: Strategies for Crops and Mankind', the symposium attracted 175 participants, including students, scholars and faculties from various institutions.

Source: Sister Nivedita University

This included Prof Usha Vijayaraghavan (IISc), Prof Ashwani Pareek (NABI) and Prof Alok Krishna Sinha (NIPGR), who shared their expertise in their keynote speeches while Dr Ashis Kumar Nandi (JNU), Dr Debasish Chatopadhayay, Dr Manoj Majee and Dr Jitendra Thakur (NIPGR) enriched the talks with their research insights.

Students, scholars and faculties also showcased their poster presentations, further enhancing this intellectually stimulating exchange.

"If such programmes are conducted regularly, many students will take basic research and advanced research as their career," said Dr Jitendra Thakur. 

Source: Sister Nivedita University

SNU-BioTalk2024 created optimism among the participants looking for new avenues of research and laid the seed for new research developments. The session not only inspired future collaborations but also exemplified Sister Nivedita University's dedication to academic excellence and established its position as a leading centre for ground-breaking biological research.

Last updated on 26 Feb 2024
07:41 PM
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