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- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
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 Vishwa Vidyapeetham has announced entering into a “Letter of Intent (LoI)” with the University of Twente (Universiteit Twente (UT), Netherlands, to combine strengths and enhance Engineering education and research with the right blend of scientific excellence and societal benefit.
On behalf of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, (Director, Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology and Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri), was invited to attend the Iberoamerican Network of Pharmacogenetics (RIBEF) Symposium on “Ethnicity, Socio-cultural Context and Education for Health Research, Latin American, European and Asian Views about Education (values, attitudes), Sociocultural Contexts (Traditional Medicine) and Pharmacogenetics for Research on Humans.” held at Campus PHI, Acebo, Spain from October 6-7, 2019.
Amrita Adjunct Professor John Jefferson Perry Awarded US Department of Defense Grant to Develop Novel Lead Compound to Treat Breast Cancer
On September 7, 2019, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, celebrated its graduation day in the presence of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), Chief Guest Prof. Hemantha Kumar (Vice-Chancellor, University of Mysore) and Guest of Honor, Dr. G. M. Nair (Secretary, Government of Kerala, India).
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.