Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri inagurating the Ayurveda PG programmes on Amritapuri campus.
A five-day workshop on effective management and leadership for senior administrators and principals of Amrita Vidyalayams across the country, which was organised at the Amritapuri campus of the Amrita University near Karunagappally, concluded.
Executive Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) of the University of California, San Diego, Suresh Subramani called on researchers and students in the field of biotechnology to focus on making medical diagnosis and treatment affordable to common man. He was inaugurating the international conference on biotechnology for innovative applications, ‘Amrita Bioquest 2013’ on the Amritapuri campus of the Amrita University.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, along with Oxford University and San Diego State University, has launched a special research to develop a drug from the extract of cashewnut shells which could be a boon to diabetes patients. The research was launched under the special instruction of Mata Amritanandamayi, as diabetes cases are higher in the southern states.
An international conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications, ‘Amrita Bioquest’ will be held from August 11 to August 14 on the Amritapuri campus at Vallikkavu, Kollam. The four-day conference will focus on leading edge research areas such as translational medicine, nanotechnology, neuroscience, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and bioengineering contribute in alleviating human suffering and improving the quality of life.