Amrita University & Jawaharlal Nehru University Collaborate on Drug Repurposing Workbench Project

Drug repurposing refers to finding alternate indications to approved drugs, leads in regular development cycles, or even compounds previously discontinued from development. This collaborative project between Amrita University (Bengaluru Campus) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) aims to develop web‐based UI landscapes to provide a data‐centric deep mining technique that lets researchers formulate sophisticated drug repositioning hypotheses.

Convocation Address of Prof. Ashutosh Sharma at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, addressed graduands at the 13thConvocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Coimbatore campus on 21st August, 2016. Reproduced below, is the complete text of his speech.

Benedictory Address at 13th Convocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, Vice-Chairman, Mata Amritanandamayi Math and President, Board of Management, Amrita University, recently addressed faculty, staff and students at the 13th convocation ceremony held at Coimbatore campus on August 21, 2016.