Amrita Talks at IberoAmerican RIBEF Symposium and 5th CIOMS Working Group Meeting

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 Prof. Awarded US Dept. of Defense Grant to Develop Novel Lead Compound to Treat Breast Cancer

John Jefferson Perry, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside and International Adjunct Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, received a grant from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, or CDMRP, of the US Department of Defense to develop a novel lead compound to treat breast cancer. "Our goal is to bring to the clinic a novel lead compound that selectively targets breast cancer cells," Perry said.

Graduation Day 2019 - Amritapuri Campus

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).