The PG and Research Department of Biochemistry organized a National Seminar on Global Scenario in Biological Sciences [GS-BS] in the 12th edition of BIOZONE on 21st February, 2023. The PG Association President and Organizing Secretary Dr. G. Sivaelango welcomed the gathering. Academic Guide Rev. Dr. John Borg, SDB, gave the inaugural address. He appreciated the department for conducting the National Seminar and insisted the students to utilize the expertise of the resource persons. Dr. S.R. Xavier Rajarathinam VP-Academics (Shift-I) gave the presidential address. Dr. A.C. Gomathi, Convener of the conference introduced the resource person of session-I, Dr. P. Ashok Kumar, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai. The resource person delivered his talk on “Anti-tumour Activity of MBIC against Breast Cancer” He also clarified the questions raised by the participants and Dr. A. Jayaprakash, Convener of the conference introduced the resource person of session-II, Dr. Karthi Natesan, Associate Professor, School of Allied Health Sciences, REVA University, Bengaluru, Karnataka. In his talk, he elaborated on “PCR Based Molecular Tools for Quality Control Applications”. Oral and Poster competitions were held. Participants from the various institutions showcased their presentations.
Dr. A.C. Gomathi, the Convener of the conference declared the results for the oral and poster presentations. Rev. Dr. G. Theophil Anand SDB, VP-Administration (Shift-I) gave the valedictory address. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. V. Gopalakrishnan, UG Association President and organizing secretary of the seminar. About 250 participants from the host and neighboring institutions attended the event.