Amrita School of Biotechnology Student Nominated under 2017 Commonwealth Scholarship, UK

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Government of India, has recommended Akshaya Balasubramanian (B.Sc. Biotechnology 2014- 2017) of Amrita School of Biotechnology for nomination under the 2017 Commonwealth Scholarship in the UK.

Amrita Biotech Students Host “Mycoscope” Showcasing the Amazing Kingdom of Fungi

In order to create awareness of the importance of mushrooms, the students of S3 B.Sc. Microbiology hosted a program named “Mycoscope” November 10th-11th, 2016. The Mycoscope 2016 programme presented an expo on the properties and uses of fungi, as well as recent discoveries about the fungi kingdom.

On World Toilet Day, Amrita Spotlights its Integrated Smart Sanitation Solutions for the Indian Masses

​​In honor of World Toilet Day on November 19th, 2016, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Sanitation Biotechnology Lab spotlighted its commitment to develop integrated smart sanitation solutions for the Indian masses.

Amrita Research at Indian Academy of Neuroscience International Conference

Prof. Shyam Diwakar gave an expert talk titled "Computational Neuroscience of Circuit Function and Dysfunction: a Cerebellum Perspective" at the at the XXXIV Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN) held at National Brain Research Center, Manesar, India from October 19-21, 2016. 

Amrita Bio-Inspired Robotics at Heidelberg Meeting

Amrita School of Biotechnology's Bioinspired robotics study titled "Using Cerebellar Architecture to Control Low-Cost Robotic Arms" was presented as an invited talk by Dr. Shyam Diwakar at the International Symposium on the Neuromechanics of Human Movement, 4th–6th October 2016 organized by University of Heidelberg, Germany. 

Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar (NIPGR) Gives Invited Talk on Regulation of Plant Stem Cells and Meristematic Activity at School of Biotechnology

Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar, Scientist from National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) in New Delhi and a specialist in plant stem cells, visited Amrita School of Biotechnology on August 12th and spoke to the students and faculty about his work.

Integrating Sciences from a Holistic Perspective: How Human Microbiome and Soil Food Web Might Work Together

Earlier this month, Dr. Bodo Eickhoff, Senior Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at Molecular Diagnostics, a large multi-national pharmaceutical company, visited the Amrita Vishwa Viyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, and addressed the students, faculty, and staff in a seminar titled “Integrating Sciences from a Holistic Perspective: How Human Microbiome and Soil Food Web Might Work Together”.