“We owe a lot to the Indians who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could ever have been made,” said Albert Einstein less than a century ago. It is said that the study of mathematics originated in India.
Starting today, the Amrita School of Medicine will host the 38th Annual Conference of the Endocrine Society of India, ESICON-2008. Nearly one thousand participants from all over India and abroad are expected to attend.
The world’s largest collegiate programming contest, the ACM – ICPC 2008/2009 is being held at the Amritapuri Campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham on Dec 5th and 6th, 2008. Over 200 college students from universities all over Asia have converged on this scenic south Kerala campus to take part in this contest.
Earlier last month, 20th-23rd November 2008, Dr. Sheela Nampoothiri, HoD, Department of Pediatric Genetics at the School of Medicine, was invited to present a paper titled, “Lysosomal Disorders in Kerala – Experiences from AIMS,” at the Asia Pacific Lysosomal Storage Disorder Conference held at New Zealand.