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A team of delegates from the Cell Biology Lab of School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, participated in the 3rd International Conference on Osteoarthritis, organized by the Indian Rheumatology Association, Karnataka Chapter, from August 3-4, 2019, at Bengaluru.
Dr. Shyam S. Jose from the Center for Transnational Medicine, International Clinical Research Center, Czech Republic, delivered a talk on the topic ‘Non-canonical Role of Telomerase Complex in the Immune System Functions’ at School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, on November 11, 2019.
Amrita Adjunct Professor John Jefferson Perry Awarded US Department of Defense Grant to Develop Novel Lead Compound to Treat Breast Cancer
The students and faculty members of the School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, were privileged to welcome Dr. Senthil Arumugam from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia, for the invited talk series conducted on August 19, 2019.
Nitasha Menon, PhD student at Amrita School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri, presented her study on antimicrobial resistance at the 23rd Evergreen International Phage Biology meeting at Olympia, WA, USA, from August 4-9, 2019.
Dr. Linda Troeberg, Senior lecturer at Norwich Medical School based at the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom was an invited speaker at the School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, on August 6, 2019.
On July 17, 2019, Amrita School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham heartily welcomed its new batch of students in a unique induction program titled “Swagatham 2019”. The day commenced with the lighting of the lamp by each of the new students and placing it at the feet of the statue of Saraswati Devi, Goddess of knowledge, an age-old tradition symbolizing the absence of darkness and ignorance in the light of knowledge.
Dr. Rajaguru Aradhya, Assistant Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, was invited to deliver a talk on “Role of Notch and Insulin Signaling Pathways in Maintenance of Quiescence in Muscle Stem Cells” to members of Life Science Unit Labs, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, China, on May 8, 2019.
Dr. Sanjay Pal, Associate Professor, Sanitation Biotechnology Lab, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, was invited to present a talk titled, “Complementary Approaches to Combat Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria” at the Indo-UK Conference on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, held at Inter University Centre for Biomedical Research and Super Speciality Hospital (IUCBR & SSH), Kottayam, Kerala, from February 25-26, 2019.
Dr. Sanjay Pal, Associate Professor, Sanitation Biotechnology Lab, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, was invited to deliver a talk titled, “Biocontrol of Infection and Smell in Wastewater for Use in Agriculture and Aquaculture” at the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Knowledge’s Conclave on “Designing and Implementing Affordable and Sustainable Sanitation for All”, organized by the Centre for Science and Education, held on the beautiful campus of CSE’s Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute in Nimli, Rajasthan, on April 4, 2019.