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Biomedical Sciences

Conferences organized by the department
The Department of Biomedical Sciences conducted the first two-day intercollegiate Student Annual Meet Matrix 2019-scaffolding young minds on 5th and 6th February 2019. The program was inaugurated by Prof. P.V. Vijayaraghavan, Vice Chancellor, SRIHER. About 83 students from outside Colleges and Universities across the city and students from various constituent Colleges of our institute participated. The technical sessions, subject-based student events like Adzap-a team play to pull out ideas to sell a scientific product commercially, Monoacting-single person enacting a scientific term for the team member to answer, Quiz-on scientific questions, Connexions-to relate pictures and words to get a meaningful scientific term, short film-to create public awareness on environmental pollution and oral presentation-on research data related to recent biomedical research were conducted. Students received cash prize and certificates.

On the 17th and 18th September 2018, the Department of Biomedical Sciences conducted a knowledge sharing workshop on ‘Biomedical Techniques’ for school biology teachers. The two-day workshop started with an inaugural ceremony. The Vice Chancellor preceded the inauguration in the presence of the dignitaries, Prof.K.V.Somasundaram, Professor of Eminence and Advisor (Academic), Dr. Solomon F.D. Paul, The Principal, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Technology & Research, Dr. A. Sumathy, Head of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, 12 Biology teachers from various schools who have enrolled themselves to participate in the workshop and other senior faculty members from various departments. The inauguration was graced by the presence of the Guest of Honor, Mr. V. Venkatachalam, Dean, Vels Group of Schools, Chennai. The participants had hands-on training in techniques under various broad fields of life sciences like Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Human Genetics, Drosophila Biology and Animal Cell Culture.

Organized National conference on Phytochemicals as Biotherapeutics – Unravelling the mystery of natural products (HERBESCON 2016), 17 &18th February, 2016.

CME On Collagen Based Biomaterials For Wound Healing Applications, Mar 2013.
CME on Pharmaceutical and Bio-pharmaceutical Patenting System in India, Sep 2013.
CME on “Clinical Promises of Tissue Engineering”, Jan 2016.
CME on Clinical use of Stem cells for infertility treatment”, Jan 2019
CME on “Cytokines in health and disease”, Aug 2019

Guest lectures:
Guest lecture on Small non coding RNAs: a magic wand for cardiac health and disease, by  Dr. Subbiah Ramasamy, March 2016.

Guest lecture on entrepreneurship by Avinash Ramani, Director of Acrannolife Genomics Pvt Ltd, Feb 2016.

Guest lecture on Development of genetically modified T cells for the treatment of cancer by Dr. Swati Pendharkar, Feb 2015.

Guest lecture on Metabolic reprogramming in cancer: causes and consequences by Dr. B.S.Dwarakanath, July 2015.

Guest lecture on entrepreneurship by S.N, Saravanakumar, Director, Navagro, Feb 2015.

Guest lecture on Identificaiton of non coding RNA for the cancer by Dr. Kamesh  Rajendrababu, Dec 2014.