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Conferences organized by the department
International Science symposium on HIV & Infectious diseases (ISSHID-2019) co-hosted by YRG care and SRIHER from October 12 to 14, 2019. Conference website : http://isshid2019.org/

  • Microbiology Annual Revision course 2016 from September 9 to 11, 2016
  • 9th Annual Workshop on Basic and Molecular Mycology from October 1 to 5, 2016
  • Microbiology Annual Revision course 2017 from September 8 to 10, 2017
  • 10th Annual Workshop on Basic and Molecular Mycology from September 18 to 22, 2017
  • Microbiology Annual Revision course 2018 from September 21 to 23, 2018
  • 11th Annual Workshop on Basic and Molecular Mycology from September 15 to 19, 2018
  • Microbiology Annual revision course from September 20-22, 2019
  • 12th Annual Workshop on Basic and Molecular Mycology from September 7 to 11, 2019.

CME Program
  1. CME program “ Planetary health -The linkages between global environmental change and health in a broader perspective” - by Prof. Sir Andy Haines MBBS FRCGP FFPHM FRCP FMedSci, Chair Person : Prof. Partha Pratim Majumdar PhD, FNA, FNASc, FTWAS President, Indian Academy of Sciences  held at Harvard auditorium, SRIHER on 15.03.19.
  2. CME program “ Molecular and immunological aspects of Pandemic influenza A 2009 (H1N1) “ by Dr V Ravi MD FAMS FASc , NIMHANS, Bangalore and “ Can Genomics facilitate Vaccine development?” by Dr Sathish Sankar PhD MIMSA, Professor, Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Centre, Vellore  Chair Persons : Dr G Sridharan PhD FRCPath, Emeritus Scientist and Dr Rosy Vennila MD Dean, Karur Medical College, Karur held at Harvard Auditorium SRIHER on 10.10.18.
  3. CME program on “ Parvovirus B19: The Indian scenario” by Dr Amita Jain MD Professor and Head, Microbiology, King George Medical university and “ Influenza – current scenario” by Dr Kaveri K MD, Deputy Director, Virology, King Institute of Preventive Medicine held  at Harvard Auditorium SRIHER on 30.11.2017.
  4. CME program on “ Neurovirology” held at Lecture hall 3 Medical College building, SRIHER on 05.11.16.
  5. CME program on “Return of the viruses” held at Lecture hall 7 Medical College building, SRIHER 4th July, 2015.

Guest Lectures:
Guest lecture on “ Advancing viral hepatitis research in resource-limited settings” by Dr Jason Blackard PhD, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati college of Medicine, Cincinnati, USA  (18.10.19).

Guest lecture on “ Novel humanized mice model for immunotherapy” (Mice with human immune system) by Dr Kar Muthumani PhD, Head Laboratory of Emerging infectious diseases, Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia (13.09.19).

Guest lecture on “ Antimicrobial resistance and changing treatment trends” by Dr Balaji Veeraraghavan MD PhD Professor, Division of Antimicrobial Resistance and Surveillance
Dept of Microbiology, CMC Vellore (15.05.19).

Guest lecture on “ Lymph node T cell dynamics and novel strategy for the HIV cure” by
Dr Vijaykumar Velu PhD Assistant Professor, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University (08.04.19).

Guest Lecture on “ Viral inhibition by sodium chloride Harnessing a novel innate mechanism – Laboratory and clinical evidence” Dr Sandeep Ramalingam MD PhD, Consultant Virologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

Guest Lecture on “ Insights in to the genetic association of interferon lambda locus polymorphisms with chronic Hepatitis C virus infections and beyond”  by Dr Sreedhar Chinnaswamy PhD, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Bio medical Genomics (NIBMG), Kalyani, West Bengal (03.04.19).

Guest lecture on “ Dermatophyte our experience” by Dr Ragini Tilak MD, Professor, Microbiology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (30.10.18).

Guest lecture by on “ Health care acquired infection” by Dr A Subramanyan from IIT Madras (25.10.18).
Guest lecture on “ Emerging fungal infections” by Dr Uma Bala MD, Additional Professor, Microbiology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences (04.08.18).

Guest lecture on “ HIV testing and monitoring strategies” by Dr Rajesh Kannangai, Professor and Head, Christian Medical College, Vellore (04.08.18).

Guest lecture on “ How to write a research paper” by Dr K Selvendiran PhD, Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ohio State University (18.06.18).

Guest Lecture on “ Recent diagnostic techniques in Mycology” by Dr Jayanthi Savio MD Associate Professor, St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore (18.04.18).

Guest lecture on “Research funding avenues” by Dr Sidhartha Giri MD PhD  Scientist E, Indian Council of Medical Research Headquarters, New Delhi (21.04.18).

Guest lecture on “Role of an MD Microbiologist in a pharmaceutical company” by Dr Sidharth Ojah MD, Medical Affairs Manager, MSD Pharmaceuticals  (21.04.18).

Guest lecture on “ Newer technologies in the detection of infectious agents” by Dr Ravi Mahalingam PhD, Research Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Sciences    Center, Denver, Colorado (07.03.18).

Guest lecture on “Update on Novel projects” by Dr Ravi Mahalingam PhD, Research Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado (08.03.18).

Guest lecture on “ Role of immunofluorescence in the diagnosis of auto-immune diseases” by Dr CN Srinivas MD (Path) DNB (Path), IFCAP, Consultant Pathologist YRG care and Head -Transplantation Immunology and Molecular Biology, MIOT Hospitals , Chennai (27.02.18).

Guest lecture on “Epidemiology of invasive Pneumococcal infections in India” by Dr Anand Manoharan PhD, Director- Clinical research, The Child trust Research Foundation, Chennai (30.01.18).

Hands on training:
1. Hands-on workshop on Laboratory techniques in Molecular Biology and Clinical Virology- ACCENDO-2018 “To Kindle” held from 25.06.18 to 30.06.18
2. Hands-on workshop on Laboratory techniques in Molecular Biology and Clinical Virology- ACCENDO-2019 “To Kindle” held from 24.06.19 to 29.06.19